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James Bond had a drinking problem, researchers conclude

Agent 007's love of "shaken, not stirred" martinis may have been a result of alcohol-induced tremors, say the authors of a silly study examining Bond's health. They also estimate he'd die by 56.

By 17 December 2013

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Elon Musk is the anonymous buyer of the James Bond Lotus submarine

After it was found languishing in storage, the famous amphibian Bond car was auctioned off for nearly $1 million. Better yet, it turns out SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk was the secret buyer.

By 18 October 2013

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James Bond's Lotus Esprit submarine car sells for $968,000

This unique prop spent years in a Long Island storage locker but can still drive under the waves.

By 11 September 2013

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Walking in 007's shoes: London's spy trail

Crave correspondent John Scott Lewinski walks in the steps of the real-life British spies who inspired Ian Fleming's most famous character -- and knocks back a martini in Bond's honor.

By 25 October 2012

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James Bond a la Amazon: Double standard for 007?

Amazon's imprint Thomas & Mercer will be publishing hard copies and Kindle versions of Ian Fleming's James Bond books, but don't expect an iBooks version to surface.

By 19 April 2012

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The dying typewriter will leave a tech-stained void

Technology will be served, but the world is losing a bit of its romance as the manufacturing of typewriters starts drawing to a close.

By 30 April 2011

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The original flying car, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, goes on sale

One of the six cars built for the movie "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" goes up for auction on May 15, 2011.

By 26 April 2011

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Bond gets his Bentley back

In a new James Bond book by Jeffery Deaver, the British secret agent returns to his roots, driving a Bentley.

By 10 February 2011

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Bentleys mob Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Four classes of Bentleys will show at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance on August 16, including the oldest racing cars.

By 10 June 2009

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'007 Aston Martin' auction more hype than lineage

The real story of Bond's DB5 is wrapped in genuine intrigue.

By 25 February 2009