6 Outrageous Billionaire Purchases

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It's easy to make fun of the uber-rich. Partially because we're a wee bit jealous but, often, because they just make it ever so easy. When the billionaires of the world are out dropping huge amounts of money on things like a racing pigeon, we really do think we could handle the money better than they do.
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