10. Wyclef Jean and Nick Mason
Tying up at number 10, hip-hop sensation Wyclef Jean and Pink Floyd
drummer Nick Mason do not just share fondness for great music but also for
cars, lots of them. Both have more than 40 cars to their name with their
specially done garages. Wyclef’s collection of McLaren F1, Ferrari, Italian
Pagani Zonda, Cadillac, and Humvee as well as a customized Hummer
complete with a fish tank can be seen in his Miami garage.
Nick Mason, on the other hand, has a certain preference for Italian super sport cars
delving on models and makes that have a historical significance in the automotive world.
Some of these noteworthy cars are; a Bugatti T35, an Aston Martin LM18, a
Ferrari 213 T3, McLaren F1, Porsche 962 and the infamous 23M-pound Ferrari
9. Ralph Lauren
Fashion mogul and style exemplar, Ralph Lauren may be best known for
his “Polo” design but in the world of hot engines and metallic sensations, his
all-red car collections have always been a sight to behold each time they open
for exhibition. Speed, style and beauty are the highest forms of
vanity and this eccentric combination perfectly conceptualized Lauren’s epic
collection of Ferrari’s, Alfa Romeo roadster’s, Bugatti, Mercedes, Bentley,
Jaguar, McLaren F1 and many others comprising a total of more than 60 cars.
This amazing collection is 98% red in color and are laid on an all-white
platform raised on a specially-done NYC garage carpeted in all-black
8. Jay Kay
Apart from collecting hats, Jamiroquai’s front man Jason Luiz Cheetham (famously known as Jay Kay) also has a not-so-secret attraction to cars. This Grammy-winning English-born singing sensation has amassed quite a collection of at least 68 cars (last counted) including a number of Porsche’s, Ferrari’s, Rolls Royce’s, Lamborghini’s, Mercedes, Bugatti’s,
Maserati, Chevy, Aston Martin, among others. He even owns one of Coco
Chanel’s Mercedes 600.
7. Dmitry Lomakov
Moving up to Russia, the best way to find the best car collections in this area is
through a museum built by the Lomakov family headed by Dmitry. The current
president of Retromoto, Dmitry Lomakov’s fondness for antique cars and
anything of historic excellence is quite unparalleled up to this day. In a span of
40 years, he was able to collect 120 antique cars and motorcycles particularly
the antique 1914 Peugeot motorcycle, the last of its kind as well as other
Russian-made vehicles no longer in existence like the 1977 Chayka GAZ-13.
Recently he had also made waves in the media when he bought Adolf Hitler’s infamous Mercedes Benz from a private auction used largely during Hitler’s reign.
6. Gerard Lopez
The renowned chairman of the Lotus F1 Team, this Luxembourg-born
businessman co-owned Genii Capital and Mangrove Capital Planters, a top-
rated venture capital business firm that specializes in technology like Skype.
He is also the managing director of CS Fola Esch, which is a football club. A self-
made entrepreneur, he is definitely more famous for his amazing car collection
recently shown to Britain’s Top Gear. Amassing quite a plethora of pixel-
perfect vintage ponies and muscle hot rods to racing cars, he has a Porsche,
Peugeot, Bugatti and other Euro-exotic sounding car maker’s names on his list.
5. Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani
The richest man in India does not just have a immense Mumbai mansion he
adoringly calls Antilla but also an astounding collection of European cars
reaching to 168 or perhaps more. The 22nd richest man in the whole
world also has an avid passion for cricket, the country’s national sport, through
his co-ownership of the Indian Premier League Team. Understandably, this
extends his love for fast and sporty, yet elegant, European cars like Bentley,
Maybach, Bugatti and Mercedes as well as a few Porsche’s.
4. Ken Lingenfelter
Rivaling Jay Leno‘s ethereal collection, the U.S. based owner of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering also created quite a collection with 20 Lamborghini Reventon’s on the top of the list. He has more than 150 American muscle cars to his name and amazing collections of Corvettes, Mustangs, Bugatti, Porsche’s and other sensational items he can get his hands on. No wonder, he needed a 40,000 square foot building in Michigan for a garage.
3. Jay Leno
Move over Oprah and Conan, tonight’s show is all about Jay Leno. A famous
talk show celebrity, his car collection is quite astounding as is his Tonight
Show. His collections are usually made of cars that you would never expect in
a million years to still be working up to this day. From 200 cars bearing perfectly maintained a 1909 Baker Electric, a 1931 8-liter Bentley, a 1909 Stanley Steamer, a 1934 Phantom II from Rolls Royce, a 1927 Duesenberg Model X and a 1925 Hispano-Suiza plus 22 steam-powered vehicles and 25 classic cars, it is no wonder where Mattel’s Hot Wheels get their inspiration.
2. Sheikh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan
A billionaire member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling elite, the “Rainbow Sheik” is quite
renowned for his colorful collections of 7 Mercedes S-Classes, each one in a
different color of the rainbow. Additionally, he also has customized Mercedes
monster trucks, a slew of Jeep’s for the largest Bedouin Caravan, a Dodge Power
Wagon, and whatever sensational cars he can find to match his equally
sensational personality. What makes him unique is how he stashed his worthy
finds in a pyramid.
1. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah
With a staggering $20 billion net worth and the largest royal palace in the world with
diamond and gold gilded bathrooms, it is no wonder that he is able to amass
some 7000 cars consisting of 209 BMWs, 574 Benz, 452 Ferraris, 179
Jaguars, 382 Bentleys, 134 Koenigseggs, a slew of Lamborghinis, Aston
Martin, SSC, Cicero BDB Maestro, and so on. His limited edition and concept
cars made only for him like the Ferrari Mythos, Pininfarina-designed Jaguar,
Bentley Java and 4×4 Dominator, a Koenigsegg Agera CC GT and a Porsche
Carma are definitely a sight to behold. Definitely, this is one person who sees
collecting top-rated cars as child’s play.
But, first things first. Before we enlighten you with all the benefits of this jolly new feature, we first like to share a bit of history with you. GIF is invented in 1987 by Steve Wilhite, an engineer at CompuServe. He even won a Lifetime Achievement Webbyfor it. GIF stands for graphics interchange format, a file format which supports both static and animated images. They‘re quick, soundless, short videos which keep on playing in a loop. The feature got worldwide fame when MySpace (no you’re not old if you remember this) introduced the use of GIFs in messages. Especially the dancing banana was spot on.
Greatest GIFt of allMoving images are increasingly making moves, literally and figuratively. Of course, they’re nice and fun to add to your social media posts or WhatsApp messages. But, they can actually also be of value to your company. Here are 6 reasons why you should add GIF to your corporate messages:
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The history of the automobile is a long and winding road, and pinpointing exactly who invented the car is not a simple matter. But if you rewind the evolution of cars past GPS, past antilock brakes and automatic transmissions and even past the Model T, eventually you'll get to the Benz Motor Car No. 1, the missing link between cars and horse-drawn buggies.
Karl Benz patented the three-wheeled Motor Car, known as the "Motorwagen," in 1886. It was the first true, modern automobile. Benz also patented his own throttle system, spark plugs, gear shifters, a water radiator, a carburetor and other fundamentals to the automobile. Benz eventually built a car company that still exists today as the Daimler Group.
Long history of the carBenz patented the first gasoline-powered car, but he wasn't the original visionary of self-propelled vehicles. Some highlights in the history of the car:
10 Best Automotive Technologies of 2019
by KBB.com Editors | January 9, 2019 1:14 PM
New car buyers would do well to spend less time looking under the hood and more examining all the technology in the car. Of course, the powertrain still matters, but more important is how the driver and vehicle occupants interact with today’s increasingly sophisticated automobiles. That's why we've come up with our 10 Best Automotive Technologies of 2019.
These are the things to look for when buying a new car this year. You may not find them all useful, but regardless of price point it shouldn't be too difficult to find a vehicle that has most of them. If you want to see the best of the best, find out which two all-new cars took home our 2019 Best Auto Tech Awards.
1. Connected Mobile Apps
It's no exaggeration to say that the smartphone has changed everything, including how we interact with our cars. Most carmakers offer some sort of connected smartphone app, but some are better than others. Look for one that lets you remotely lock and unlock the doors, check the status of things like fuel and tire pressure, and even remotely start the car to warm things up on a cold winter's morning.
Make sure to ask if there is a monthly or yearly subscription fee for the service, as it can vary from carmaker to carmaker.
2. Teen Driver Technology
Handing over the keys to your teenager can be a nerve-wracking experience, but some clever new tech might ease your mind a little bit. Several cars have some type of teen driver limitations built in that can notify you if the car is driven over a certain speed, disable the stereo if seatbelts aren't used, and even keep the stereo from being turned up past 7 — never mind full blast!
Chevrolet's Teen Driver feature also offers a Report Card that will tell parents if safety systems like ABS or forward collision alert have been triggered while Junior was behind the wheel.
3. Stolen Vehicle Tracking Software
Experts estimate that more than 750,000 motor vehicles will be stolen in 2019. While that number sounds alarming, nearly 46 percent of those vehicles will be recovered — and that number continues to improve. Much of the credit goes to innovative technology that automakers are building into their vehicles, such as the ability for the stolen car or truck to tell law enforcement when it is being held.
The technology is bundled into the vehicle’s assistance and security systems, such as BMW’s Connected Drive or GM’s OnStar. While those advertised features allow effortless diagnostics, concierge, and post-crash notification for summoning rescue services, they may also be used by law enforcement to pinpoint the exact location of a vehicle that is no longer in the owner’s possession. Criminals beware.
4. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Though they are loath to admit it, many manufacturer infotainment systems — the do-it-all screens that control stereo, navigation, and climate control — aren't very user-friendly. That's why we like Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android Auto. Plug in your smartphone and it takes over that big screen, replacing it with something that looks a lot more familiar and easy to use.
You'll get a simplified control scheme to access your music, maps, and your phone's built-in voice-control features while avoiding the unnecessarily complicated system that comes with the car. Basically every manufacturer has promised support for at least one or both Apple and Google's systems, but not all trim levels will support them. Make sure to verify your car has the right options, and that it matches your mobile devices.
5. Adaptive Cruise Control
Commuting is no fun. But advanced driver assist systems like adaptive cruise control can take a lot of the stress out of the experience. By using an array of sensors built into the car, adaptive cruise control can match the speed of the car in front of you, meaning you don't need to constantly hit the gas and brake in highway traffic.
Some systems even allow the car to be brought to a complete halt and then resume automatically, making stop-and-go traffic considerably less frustrating. It might make you uneasy handing over some amount of control to the car, but we promise: use it once, and you'll never want to go back.
6. Exit Warning to Protect Cyclists
People riding bicycles in congested urban areas are often as concerned with parked vehicles as they are with the vehicles on the road — an unexpected opening car door spells doom for cyclists and injury for hapless passengers. Automakers are beginning to address this common danger with rear-looking sensors that detect approaching bicycles and traffic.
The systems are engineered to work for several minutes after the engine has been turned off. If the sensors see an approaching bicyclist or close vehicle, they alert the passenger with a series of bright lights. If the warning is ignored, the most advanced systems will physically lock the door to prevent it from being swung open into the path of the approaching object.
7. Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
Parking lots are extremely common sites for low-speed -- but pricey -- car crashes. Backing out of a parking spot, even with a rearview backup camera, can be a perilous exercise. That's why rear-cross traffic alert is so useful.
Thanks to sensors built into the rear of the car, the system can alert you to approaching vehicles, shopping carts, or pedestrians who might wander behind your car without you noticing. Loud beeps are standard with these systems, but some cars can even automatically brake before a collision occurs.
8. Lane Departure Warning
Distracted driving happens. Whether it's a quick glance at the stereo to change the channel or a child urgently asking for your attention, sometimes we pay a little less attention to the road than we should.
Lane departure warning systems use cameras to determine if a car has drifted across a marked lane line, giving a visual or audible notification (or even a vibration through the seat or steering wheel) that you've moved too far out of your lane. The system turns itself off when you use a directional, so there's no fear of accidental engagement.
More advanced tech, sometimes called Lane Keeping Assist, can even help nudge you back into the proper lane, which can be a literal life-saver if you were heading into opposing traffic.
9. Automatic Emergency Braking
Automatic Emergency Braking or AEB uses a variety of sensors to determine if a forward collision crash is imminent and automatically applies the brakes to diminish the severity or avoid a crash entirely.
The auto industry agreed to make AEB standard in cars by 2022, but many vehicles have it available today. The systems are extremely good, though you absolutely shouldn't rely on it to stop you -- it's meant as a last resort for when the driver isn't paying attention, and it's extremely alarming when the system does engage. While Apple CarPlay and smartphone apps are important, this one could save your life, so it's worth making this one a high priority on your shopping list.
10. 360-Degree Camera
Insurance claims from low-speed crashes are some of the most common in the industry. Usually occurring during parking, a 360-degree camera system can make life a lot easier for folks who might not realize just how big that new SUV is.
By combining cameras on every side of the car with some clever computing power, your car's display can show a virtual top-down view of your surroundings. It can show the sides of your garage, whether you're lined up in the parking spot at the grocery store, or provide invaluable assistance while parallel parking.
The systems are getting cheaper and cheaper, and are available on even moderately priced cars these days. If you're in the market for a small hatchback, you might not need this one as much -- but a big SUV? You could find it invaluable.
COMIC BOOK COLLECTION
A screensaver (or screen saver) is a computer program that blanks the screen or fills it with moving images or patterns when the computer is not in use. The original purpose of screensavers was to prevent phosphor burn-in on CRT and plasma computer monitors (hence the name). Though modern monitors are not susceptible to this issue, screensavers are still used for other purposes. Screensavers are often set up to offer a basic layer of security, by requiring a password to re-access the device. Some screensavers use the otherwise unused computer resources to do useful work, such as processing for distributed computingprojects.
As well as computers, modern television operating systems, media players and other digital entertainment systems include optional screensavers.
Police car with new gif rims.
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