Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best soccer players in the world. He’s speedy, creative, spontaneous, and explosive on the pitch. He’s won almost every team and individual honor known to man. Cristiano Ronaldo is a different monster altogether. His ability to transcend the sport and become a brand in and of himself is something the game hasn’t seen since the height of the David Beckham era. His reputation as an international playboy and seducer of the stars sometimes even precedes his reputation as an elite athlete. Yes, he’s scored with Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian, but he scores goals too. He’s the face of Armani, and he peddles Nike, Coke and Pepe Jeans. He crashes Ferarris, has a thing for call girls and he’s sexy, suave and seriously ripped. Women want him, and men want to be him. He’s Cristiano Ronaldo, the global icon who kicks balls into really big nets. Read More...
By GQ.COM 26 April 12, Photo: Mariano Vivanco
From the token Geordie in a manufactured girl group to one of Britain’s most desirable women, we’re celebrating a decade in the public eye for the incomparable Cheryl Cole. Here, we look back at some of the ex-WAG and ex-X Factor judge’s hottest moments: See More…
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport reached a Guinness World Records-certified top speed of 431 km/h or 268 mph. However, as Guinness notes, the cars shipped to customers are restricted to 258 mph — to protect the tires, which don’t hold up well at the higher speeds. The Veyron Super Sport has four enlarged turbochargers and bigger intercoolers; the 16-cylinder engine has a total of 1,200 horsepower and 1,106 lb.-ft. of torque. It is the fastest road car in production. The SSC Ultimate Aero held the previous Guinness record of 255.83 mph. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, depending on production details and foreign-exchange rates, will cost between $2.4 to $2.6 million.
Mashable, 04/29/2012 If your smartphone isn’t already your best workout buddy, it might be in the future. Tracking your progress on a mobile app makes it easier to eat right, sleep well and push a workout harder…Read more
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