Footballers and their extravagant cars!

1. Cristiano Ronaldo and his Ferrari LaFerrari

2. Mario Balotelli and his Bentley Continental GT

3. Wayne Rooney and his Aston Martin Vanquish S 

4. Arda Turan and his Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

5. Alexandre Pato and his Audi R8

Complete list of Fast and Furious 6 cars

Fast and Furious 6 features great actors like Vin Diesel (Dominic Toretto) and Paul Walker (Brian O'Connor), but Justin Lin (Director) takes care to put in a lot of awesome cars too: Dodge Challenger & Charger Daytona,  Jensen Interceptor, Aston Martin and many more.

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona

When Dom decides to test his skills at a London street race, he takes this slick ride to the party. The car, which was highly-customized for the film, has a 500 Horsepower engine which makes it absolutely roar through the streets of London.

1971 Jensen Interceptor

Used by Letty in the movie, this sports car isn't as flashy, fast or expensive as other British sports cars, but it'll get you down the road quicker than walking - while not completely draining your wallet.

2012 F1 Custom Ramp-Car

Owen Shaw certainly had something appart. This custom vehicle is a a handmade "one-off" produced in the workshop of Dennis McCarthy, who both conceived and built the design. The extremly badass three-passenger "flip" car is powered by a 500-HP LS3 engine running through a boat V-Drive propulsion system, which essentially allows the driver to control the rear of the car independently from the front wheels, like a monster truck.

Vickers-Armstrong FV 4201 Chieftain

Sure, the bad guys are bringing a tank to a car fight - and SURE it only goes 30 MPH, but it also has the ability to level mountains with its 120mm cannon and can smash any car to bits with its dual tracks. This British-made, armored beast of a tank isn't something to take lightly.

International MXT-MVA

U.S. Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agent Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) is a really big man, so it makes sense that he would drive a big - REALLY BIG - vehicle like this. The tagline for this truck is "Extreme Armored Vehicle" and that's probably an understatement.

1970 Ford Escort RS1600 MK1

Later in the film, new dad Brian (Paul Walker) decides to jump behind the wheel of this classic, sporty car to pursue the bad guys. When compared to all the unique and exotic imports used during the film, this once-popular, inexpensive domestic vehicle stands out. Don't let it's looks fool you, though. This is one fast car that handles exceptionally well.

1967 Chevrolet Camaro
This is a classic American muscle car, so naturally it belongs to Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel). It stays on the jacks most of the movie, but that doesn't make it any less of a bad-ass car.

2006 Aston Martin Vanquish

James Bond may drive a 1963 Aston Martin DB5 (DB stands for David Brown, the manufacturer who purchased the company) but what he should REALLY want to do is get behind the wheel of this newer and sportier coupe.

2010 BMW M5 E60

The team first chases the bad guys around London in these classy, sporty cars, but their stock models are just no match for the highly-customized vehicles they're pursing. Still, we wouldn't mind driving one of these to work everyday.

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Not all American muscle cars where made in the sixties and seventies. This modern muscle car combines the performance one would expect from a classic American muscle with the beauty of a sports car.

Devices spying on you all the time (even more than you expect)

Do you think that if you buy a smartphone/ tablet you are the only one who can use it? But this is not all! Many other devides in your house/ office or even gadgets that you carry with you may be spying on you!

Here are some facts about what I mean:

Your Television

Televisions may track what you watch. Some LG televisions were found to spy on not only what channels were being watched, but even transmitted back to LG the names of files on USB drives connected to the television. Hackers have also demonstrated that they can hack some models of Samsung TVs and use them as vehicles to capture data from networks to which they are attached, and even watch whatever the cameras built in to the televisions see.

Your Kitchen Appliances

Many recent-generation kitchen appliances come equipped with connectivity that allows for great convenience, but this benefit comes at a price – potential spying and security risks. Information about when you wake up in the morning (as extrapolated from data on your Internet-connected coffee maker) and your shopping habits (as determined by information garnered from your smart fridge) can help robbers target your home. Furthermore, potential vulnerabilities have been reported in smart kitchen devices for quite some time, and less than a month ago a smart refrigerator was found to have been used by hackers in a malicious email attack. You read that correctly – hackers successfully used a refrigerator to send out malicious emails.

Your DVR/Cable-Box/Satellite-TV Receiver

Providers of television programming can easily track what you are watching or recording, and can leverage that information to target advertisements more efficiently. Depending on service agreements, providers could potentially even sell this type of information to others, and, of course, they are likely to furnish this information to the government if so instructed.

Your Modem (and Internet Service Provider)

If it wanted to, or was asked by the government to do so, your ISP could easily compile a list of Internet sites with which you have communicated. Even if the providers themselves declined to spy as such, it may be possible for some of their technical employees to do so. Worse yet, since people often subscribe to Internet service from the same providers as they do television service, a single party may know a lot more about you then you might think.

Your Smartphone

Not only may your cellular provider be tracking information about you – such as with whom you communicate and your location – but it, as well as Google (in the case of Android), Apple (in the case of iPhones), or other providers of software on the device, may be aware of far more detailed actions such as what apps you install and run, when you run them, etc. Some apps sync your contacts list to the providers’ servers by default, and others have been found to ignore privacy settings. Phones may even be capturing pictures or video of you when you do not realize and sending the photos or video to criminals!

Your Webcam or Home Security Cameras

On that note, malware installed on your computer may take control of the machine’s webcam and record you – by taking photos or video – when you think the camera is off. Miss Teen USA was allegedly blackmailed by a hacker who took control of her laptop’s webcam and photographed her naked when she thought the camera was not on. Likewise, malware on computers or hackers operating on those machines could potentially intercept transmissions from security cameras attached to the same network as the devices (some cameras transmit data unencrypted), and copy such videos for their own systems. Such information is invaluable to burglars.

Your Telephone

It is common knowledge that the NSA has been tracking people’s calls, and even the changes proposed by President Obama won’t truly eliminate the spying. Of course, phone companies also track phone calls as they need call information for their billing systems. So, even if you use an old, analog phone your calls may be tracked. If you are receiving phone service from the same provider as you get your Internet and/or television service, phone records are yet another element of information that a single party knows about you.

Your Lights, Home Entertainment System, and Home Alarm System

Various newer lighting, home entertainment, and home security systems can be controlled via Wi-Fi or even across the Internet. Remote control is a great convenience, but it also raises questions as to whether information is reported to outside parties. Does your alarm provider get notified every time you come and go? Is information about your choice of audio entertainment relayed to manufacturers of the equipment on which it is played or the supplier of the music? Could hackers gather information from smart lighting, entertainment, or security devices – or the networks on which they communicate – to determine patterns of when you are home, when you are likely to have company over, and when your house is empty?

Your Thermostat (Heat and/or Air Conditioning)

Various Internet-connected thermostats are now available. They provide great convenience, but might they also be transmitting information about your preferences to others? Google’s acquisition of Nest has raised interest in this issue – but Nest is not the only provider of such technology. There are even products distributed by utilities that raise concerns. In my area, for example, the utility company offers a discount to people who install a thermostat that allows the utility to remotely cycle air conditioning on and off in case of excessive power demand. Might that thermostat – or future generations of it – also report information to the utility company?

Your Laundry Equipment

Like kitchen appliances, washers and dryers that connect to the Internet may report information that users may not realize is being shared, and that if intercepted, or misused, could help criminals identify when you are home and when you are not.

Your Medical Devices

It is not news that pacemakers, insulin pumps, and other medical devices can be hacked. But even normal functioning devices may spy on you. Various pacemakers relay patient status information over the Internet – this may be valuable in some cases, but also creates risks. Could unauthorized parties obtain information from such data in transmit? What if a criminal sent out phony “pacemaker impersonating” messages stating that a patient is in distress in order to have his physician instruct him to go to the hospital – and leave his home vulnerable?

Your iPod or Other Entertainment Devices

Yes, there are still millions of people using specialized non-phone-equipped electronic devices, but these devices are often Wi-Fi enabled and pose similar to risks to smartphones as discussed above. Of course if you are reading books or magazines, watching videos, or listening to audio supplied by an online provider, your choices and preferences are likely being tracked.

Now that you know all this information you may want to consider again the possibility of buying more electronic devices - which is very possible to share more and more details about yourself.


Barack Obama critisised by DEA

Last week Michele Leonhart, head of DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) had to say that she did not agree at all with the words of Barack Obama

''I don't think it (marijuana) is more dangerous than alcohol''.

Here are the words of Massachusetts Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson who attended the meeting:
''She’s frustrated for the same reasons we are. She said she felt the administration didn’t understand the science enough to make those statements. She was particularly frustrated with the fact that, according to her, the White House participated in a softball game with a pro-legalization group….But she said her lowest point in 33 years in the DEA was when she learned they’d flown a hemp flag over the Capitol on July 4. The sheriffs were all shocked. This is the first time in 28 years I’ve ever heard anyone in her position be this candid.''

As we can remember from 2012,  Leonhart famously declined to say whether marijuana was more or less dangerous than crack, heroin, or methamphetamine (which is actually less restricted), repeating the mantra that “all illegal drugs are bad.”

Michele Leonhart is now in charge of the DEA and was of course Obama’s pick for this job after he became president of the United States. He surely knew what he was getting, since she had been running the agency as acting administrator since November 2007 and had served as its deputy administrator before that.

After this announcement the MPP (Marijuana Policy Project) wanted to determine exactly who is right and who is wrong. These are the words of the MPP’s director of Federal Policies - Dan Riffle:
''Whether Ms. Leonhart is ignorant of the facts or intentionally disregarding them, she is clearly unfit for her current position. By any objective measure, marijuana is less harmful than alcohol to the consumer and society. It is irresponsible and unacceptable for a government official charged with enforcing our drug laws to deny the facts surrounding the nation’s two most popular recreational drugs.''
- We can easily see that Dan Riffle is sustaining Barack Obama's point of view.

Super Bowl XLVIII

Your road

It's your road and yours alone
Others may walk it with you but
No one can walk it for you!

The impact of music in our lives

Does music have an impact on our life (health, stress, peace)? This is a topic that has been discussed for some time now, and many studies have shown that YES, music indeed has repercutions on our lives. So it is good to be careful what type of music we are listening.