EXCLUSIVE: The eight drivers behind Top Gear stunt driver The Stig's famous racing whites By Richard Simpson Updated: 12:57 GMT, 27 January 2009 To viewers of Top Gear, he harbours almost mythical capabilities - part man, part machine forever clad head to toe in pristine white racing leathers. But it has emerged that the BBC has been rather economical with the truth with regard to their superhuman Stig character who test-drives cars around the Top Gear track and hides his identity behind a black visor. Best of British Beer: 13 Crazy Craft Brews It’s an utterly sparkling, adventurous and intoxicating time for beer right now. The number of British breweries is pushing 1400, and there are 70 in London alone – in 2006 there were only two in the capital. Hundreds of small, highly experimental craft brewers have sprung up in garages and industrial estates using borrowed, begged or second-hand equipment. They are infusing beer with chilli and chocolate, ageing it in whisky barrels, hopping the hell out of it, and they still can’t make the beer fast enough to satisfy a new, young, discerning drinkers who want to be floored by the hop-smacking, flavour-packing, tongue-partying beers. Big-brand bland beer it ain’t. Here we’ve picked out thirteen frankly, cuckoo-minded beers from around Britain, yet remain true to what a great beer is: quality, balanced, and most of all, drinkable.
Top 10 Most Expensive Production Cars 2010 Forbes magazine has released its annual Top 10 most expensive production cars list for 2010 placing the ultra-exclusive Koenigsegg Trevita on the number one position due to its 2,21 million USD price tag. With only 3 units to be produced the Koenigsegg Trevita which means 'three whites' in Swedish will feature an unique diamond-colored carbon fiber-weave bodywork and among mechanical and technological highlights it will include a hydraulic lift system, a tire monitoring system, achrono instrument cluster, paddle-shifters and carbon fiber brakes. As far as performance the Koenigsegg Trevita packs a massive 1,018 HP that enables lateral forces of up to 1.5 G and a top speed of 250 mph. What is interesting that no Mercedes, Porsche or Ferrari models made it on Top 10 most expensive production cars list 2010.
Vans (Dajiban) are the HOT SHIZ in Japanland I guess Saw this on another board:People have been asking what this is in the "2010 trends" thread, so I thought I'd make an appearance thread about it. I suppose it's like any other wacky JDM style (i.e. shakotan, yanky, vanning-zoku, Dekotora, etc), but I think this one is tits.I first stumbled across this back in July on the Japanese RS Watanabe website in the "owner car" section.It's been referred to as "Youga Base" style, "Hentai Vans", and a few other things, but apparently they just refer to their cars as "Dajjibans", or Dodge Vans. The Katakana to search for is "ƒ_ƒbƒWƒoƒ“".If anyone finds any new blogs, sites, or images related to the Dajjiban thing, post them in here.
Sorrow passes and we remain In July of 1883, the novelist Henry James received an emotional letter from Grace Norton — a good friend and fellow writer who, following a death in the family, had recently become depressed and was desperate for direction. James's beautiful response can be seen below. It is, without a doubt, one of the greatest letters of advice I've ever had the fortune to read. Cell Size and Scale Some cells are visible to the unaided eye The smallest objects that the unaided human eye can see are about 0.1 mm long. That means that under the right conditions, you might be able to see an ameoba proteus, a human egg, and a paramecium without using magnification. A magnifying glass can help you to see them more clearly, but they will still look tiny. Smaller cells are easily visible under a light microscope. It's even possible to make out structures within the cell, such as the nucleus, mitochondria and chloroplasts.
10 Most expensive cars in the world 2010 There are just cars not built for everyone. We list below vehicles that define luxury, performance, and a fat bank account. All of these cars are still in production and all of them are street legal. You may be looking for some other names but nevertheless, these are the most expensive cars in the automotive world today. Maybach 62 Zeppelin ($506, 500) The Maybach 62 Zeppelin has a powerful twin turbocharged 6.2L V12 sourced from AMG. The StanceWorks Shop Truck: 1928 Model A Pickup - StanceWorks I finally moved the truck in to the "shop" today. Plenty of room to work on it and start diving in... or rather walking down the steps in to the shallow end. I wanted to start visualizing where i want the truck to be in the end.
The Day It Became Truly Real (Fair warning, this is the angriest post I think I’ve done. Just so you know…) Alistair Darling came to Greenock today. The town of my birth, where I spend many of my days, which is as familiar to me as anything I can think of. Top Ten Fastest Cars 2011 By admin on Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 | 1 Comment 1. SSC Ultimate Aero: This car is number one for 10 top list Fastest Cars In The World. 257 mph. 0-60 in 2.7 secs. Twin-Turbo V8 Engine with 1183 hp.