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Perks of the First World

What do the rich buy that the poor don't even know is available to buy?

1. Luxury ice cubes. Glace Luxury Ice Co produces perfectly square ice blocks for "minimum dilution and maximum cooling". Hand-carved and completely clear, these cubes are sold in bags of 50. A bag costs US$325 ($653).

2. Private boarding gate at certain airports. Complete with showers, a spa, full bar, lounge, food, a bed, gym, sauna etc. Total privacy. Your luggage is scanned and taken through security by a concierge, and you're driven to

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