The Island Where Olympic Curling Stones Are Mined is for Sale (and Just Got Cheaper)

Sunday February 9th, 2014


Owning an island is a critical step to becoming a super villain, the CEO of Oracle, or both. But why buy just any conventional island when you could own an island that produces most of the curling stones for the Olympics?

Since May 2011, Scotland's Ailsa Craig has been on the market. Originally listed for more than $4 million, the price was just lowered to $2.4 million, which you might call a … rock … bottom … price.

reports late last year Inside the Games largest gannet colonies in the world
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