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Billionaire unveils expensive toy: an underwater ‘plane’

Richard Branson, who founded Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines among his many investments, unveiled his latest toy - an underwater plane.

The $166,000 prototype submersible is called the Necker Nymph and can dive to depths of up to 130 feet. Branson hopes to one day explore depths of 35,000 feet - which is far more than the height of Mount Everest.

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