Archive for August, 2011

Ferrari 458 Spider Convertable

The 458 Spider is the world’s first convertible hard-top model for a rear-engined car. The top is made of aluminum and folds back in 14 seconds, leaveing enough space for a rear luggage bench behind the two seats.

The new car is powered by a 4.5-liter V8 engine that puts out 570 horsepower. Using a seven-speed transmission, the Spider accelerates to 62 miles per hour (or 100 kilometers per hour) in 3.4 seconds.

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Steve Jobs Story!

Uncle Sam’s debt crisis // Understanding The Debt Crisis In The U.S!

A Time for Drunken Horses // Persian-Kurdish Movie!

Ayoub (Ayoub Ahmadi), an orphaned Kurdish child, smuggles contraband across the Iran/Iraq border in order to support his siblings. He goes to great lengths to raise money for his disabled brother Madi (Madi Ekhtiar Dini) who is in dire need of surgery. This film marks the first feature-length Iranian movie shot entirely in the Kurdish language and represents the first of director Bahman Ghobadi’s films on the people of Kurdistan.

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Stephen Wilkes // NYC’s Day & Night in One Frame!

Stephen Wilkes’s website [Here]

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Baguette Vending Machine Provides 24 Hour Baked Bread In Paris!

French baker Jean-Louis Hecht created a baguette vending machine to provide 24 hour fresh-baked bread to Parisians. The vending machines take partially precooked loaves, bake them up and deliver them steaming within seconds to customers, all for €1 

[via AP]

How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education!

[via onlineeducation]