11/4/09

2010 PGA Tour Schedule . . . . .



January 2010

Jan. 4-10
SBS Championship
Kapalua, Hawaii

Jan. 11-17
Sony Open in Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii

Jan. 18-24
Bob Hope Classic
La Quinta, Calif.

Jan. 25-31
Century Club of San Diego Invitational
La Jolla, Calif.

February 2010

Feb. 1-7
Northern Trust Open
Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Feb. 8-14
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am
Pebble Beach, Calif.

Feb. 15-21
World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Champ.
Marana, Ariz.

Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Feb. 22-28
FBR Open
Scottsdale, Ariz.

March 2010

March 1-7
The Honda Classic
Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

March 8-14
World Golf Championships-CA Championship
Doral, Fla.

Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular
Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

March 15-21
Transitions Championship
Palm Harbor, Fla.

March 22-28
Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard
Orlando, Fla.

April 2010

March 29-April 4
Shell Houston Open
Humble, Texas

April 5-11
The Masters
Augusta, Ga.

April 12-18
Verizon Heritage
Hilton Head Island, S.C.

April 19-25
Zurich Classic of New Orleans
Avondale, La.

May 2010

April 26-May 2
Quail Hollow Championship
Charlotte, N.C.

May 3-9
THE PLAYERS Championship
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

May 10-16
Valero Texas Open
San Antonio, Texas

May 17-23
HP Byron Nelson Championship
Irving, Texas

May 24-30
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
Fort Worth, Texas

June 2010

May 31-June 6
the Memorial Tournament presented by Morgan Stanley
Dublin, Ohio

June 7-13
St. Jude Classic
Memphis, Tenn.

June 14-20
U.S. Open
Pebble Beach, Calif.

June 21-27
Travelers Championship
Cromwell, Conn.

July 2010

June 28-July 4
AT&T National
Newton Square, Pa.

July 5-11
John Deere Classic
Silvis, Ill.

July 12-18
The Open Championship
St. Andrews, Scotland

Legends Reno-Tahoe Open
Reno, Nev.

July 19-25
RBC Canadian Open
Etobicoke, Ontario

August 2010

July 26-Aug. 1
The Greenbrier Classic
White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.

Aug. 2-8
World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational
Akron, Ohio

Turning Stone Resort Championship
Verona, N.Y.

Aug. 9-15
PGA Championship
Kohler, Wis.

Aug. 16-22
Wyndham Championship
Greensboro, N.C.

Aug. 23-29
The Barclays
Paramus, N.J.

September 2010

Aug. 30-Sept. 6
Deutsche Bank Championship
Norton, Mass.

Sept. 6-12
BMW Championship
Lemont, Ill.

Sept. 20-26
THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola
Atlanta, Ga.

October 2010

Oct. 1-3
The Ryder Cup
City of Newport, Wales

(Golf.com)

A Serious Bacon Attack Burger From The Burger Lab . . . . .


The actual Bacon Attack Burger.


The crucial main ingredients.

The "burger patty entirely made up out of ground bacon," "topped with bacon-fat mayo (studded with bacon bits, of course)," served on a "basic burger bun" that included "crisply fried bacon bits to the dough before allowing it to rise. The crisp bits studded in the finished bun add sudden bursts of salt and smoke that pop on your tongue as you chew the soft bread."

(SeriousEats)

Some Sex Ed Lessons They Forgot To Teach In Class . . . . .











More here (NextRound)

Poverty In America (October 2009) . . . . .



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Another Reason Why The ATF Was Created . . . . .



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The #1 Christmas Toy From The Last 50 Years . . . . .



(Neatorama)

Today's Grammar Lesson . . . . .



More info here(Neatorama)

Funny Pop Culture Character Chart . . . . .



Top row: left to right: John Locke of Lost, Dwight from Sin City, Rorschach of Watchmen.

Middle row: Indiana Jones, Niko Bellic of Grand Theft Auto 4, Tyler Durden of Fight Club.

Bottom row: Darth Vader, Anton Chigurh of No Country for Old Men, and the Joker.

(Neatorama)

Becareful If Your Girlfriend Owns An iPhone . . . . .



iPhone Owners Make Bad Girlfriends

iPhone users are arrogant

According to the study, iPhone users are more likely to see themselves as “on the leading edge” of technology compared to anybody not using an iPhone. They think of themselves as “media buffs, extroverts, and intellectuals” which is cool if they really are those things. But, somehow, we doubt that every one of the 3 million iPhone users is in the top 5% of tech savvy citizens. Arrogant pricks. You’re thinking wait, Made Man, maybe iPhone users really are intellectuals on the cutting edge. Nope. They’re not.

They’re not intellectuals on the cutting edge

On average, iPhone users think that having a “cool gadget” makes a person three times cooler than having a college degree. That means that you’re much better off working at the AT&T store and getting a discount on the new 3GS than you are attending a top 50 University, studying computer technology and actually building the iPhone 3GS.

They’re hypocritical

“One in four iPhone users has broken up with their partner because that person spent too much time on their mobile device.” If we’re sitting there as one of those four, we’re probably thinking good effing riddance. If ever there was a more gadget-obsessed culture that has sexualized their phone to a fetishistic level, it’s the culture of the iPhone user. Think that’s conjecture?

Their iPhones are R-rated

“One in Five iPhone owners admits to frequently watching “adult material” on their iPhones.” That it twice as many as Blackberry owners. And if one considers the probability that somebody self reports watching porn on their iPhone (not very high), it’s probably closer to half of iPhone ignoring their iPartners in lieu of some iStag Films.

(MadeMan)

Awesome Asian Motivational Sticker . . . . .



(Guyism)

Lebron To The Lakers In 2010 - Yah Right . . . . .

Why LeBron may join Kobe in LA

"Well, at least I'm fairly sure now where LeBron James is going to be playing next season. Los Angeles, most likely with the Lakers. I've heard this scenario from some NBA people. I don't think James would have any problem submerging his ego for Bryant's for a while knowing full well his talent already is surpassing Bryant's. James has often talked about expanding his empire, and lately has been involved with books and movies. So where else but in L.A. would you want to be to be involved in the entertainment industry?"

Don't hold your breath Lakers fans. I doubt this will happen.

(SI)

Dirtiest NFL Player 2009 Award Winner Is . . . . .


1. Hines Ward - Pittsburgh Steelers wide reciever

2. Albert Haynesworth - Washington Redskins defensive tackle

3. Joey Porter - Miami Dolphins linebacker

4. Roy Williams - Cincinnati Bengals safety

5. Kevin Mawae - Tennessee Titans center

6. Cortland Finnegan - Tennessee Titans cornerback

7. Richie Incognito - St. Louis Rams guard

8. Harvey Dahl - Atlanta Falcons guard

9. Troy Polamalu - Pittsburgh Steelers safety

10. Jared Allen - Minnesota Vikings defensive end

(SI)

It Wouldn't Be Big D If There Wasn't Any Drama . . . . .

Williams says he, Romo not connecting

Apparently the drama train didn't leave along with Terrell Owens.

"IRVING, Texas -- Roy Williams remains the Dallas Cowboys' No. 1 receiver, at least in his mind.

After putting in a lot of extra offseason work with quarterback Tony Romo, Williams is stunned they haven't made more progress.

"It's just not even close," Williams said. "It's not even funny. Not even close."

Williams does not believe his poor production accurately portrays his performance.

"I'm the No. 1 receiver," Williams said. "But things are just going No. 2's way."

(ESPN)

My Mansion Will Definitely Have Rooms Like These . . . . .


The golf room.


The car garage museum.


The chill lounge.


The in-house strip club.

15 best man cave's 2009 (Manofest)

Harvard Has An Interesting Test You Can Take Online . . . . .

"The Harvard Racist Test has been around for awhile, but every once in awhile it will pop back up as a source of fascination for internet users."

Harvard Racist Test

(FunnyCrave)

How Much Does It Really Cost . . . . .



"Some people do waste a ton of time making a ton of waste. Just how much? Ask Workpoop.com."

"Have you ever wondered how much money you make each year just by pooping at work? Well, we here at workpoop.com have thought the same thing and have created the poop calculator. Once you have entered in the appropriate data just click the ‘Calculate Poop Pay’ button to see your annual earning for pooping at work. It’s as easy as one, two, poop."

(FunnyCrave)

How To Properly Watch The World Series . . . . .



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Thank God Drug Trials Really Don't Go Like This . . . . .



(FunnyCrave)

Interesting Facts About Some Famous Food Franchises . . . . .

1. When Ben and Jerry decided to go into business, they really wanted to make bagels. But the equipment required to make bagels was rather expensive, so they researched a cheaper product and settled on ice cream. Although they’ve released plenty of other breakfast-related ice cream flavors – Cinnamon Buns, Coffee & Biscotti and Maple Grape Nut among them – they have yet to create a lox and bagel-flavor. Maybe it’s in production?

2. Glen Bell, the founder of Taco Bell (I had no idea the “Bell” represented a person, I’ll be honest), started his career in the fast food business with a meager hot dog stand. It did so well that he sold it and opened a bigger and better stand, and he started selling tacos for 19 cents out of a side window. Before long, the hot dogs were playing second banana to the tacos, and Bell decided to switch the business. Which is probably good—Hot Dog Bell doesn’t quite have the same ring to it. Frankfurter Bell? Foot-Long Bell? I think I’ll quit while I’m ahead.

3. What if Tim Hortons’ Timbits actually referred to chicken nuggets? It could have gone that way—the ex-hockey player originally focused his post pro-sports career on hamburgers and opened a few burger joints in Toronto and North Bay. They didn’t do so well. They retooled the concept and reopened as a small doughnut shop housed in an old gas station, selling coffee for 25 cents and doughnuts for 69 cents per dozen. Today, Tim Hortons employs 100,000 people and has more than 3,000 stores (mostly in Canada, but they are working on U.S. expansion).

4. Can you imagine if Dunkin’ Donuts had a fleet of vehicles that drove around like the ice cream man, selling sweet, sweet carbs to anyone who could scrounge up some change? Well, they used to, sort of. After working for just such an ice cream company, William Rosenberg used his war bonds and borrowed some money to start a mobile catering business that delivered breakfast and lunch to factory workers. He noticed that his best sellers by far were coffee and doughnuts, and decided to base the whole business around them. Seems to have worked out OK. (I still like the idea of doughnuts coming to me, though.)

5. On the other hand, Al Copeland, who created Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits, started out in the doughnut biz and ended up in poultry. He sold his car to purchase a Tastee Donut franchise from his brother and then decided to fry chicken instead of crullers. The first one failed, even with the tagline “So fast you get your chicken before you get your change.” But the second version succeeded, making him a multimillionaire. The name, by the way, came from Popeye Doyle from The French Connection—not Popeye the Sailor Man.

6. How about a Sonic Steakhouse? The founder, Troy Smith, had big plans for an upscale steak eatery when he originally entered the restaurant business. He opened a small diner called Troy’s Pan Full of Chicken to generate revenue for the bigger steakhouse and realized somewhere in the middle of things that he was making a load of money selling just root beer, hamburgers and hot dogs every week. He decided to stick with the low-brow menu and scrap the sirloin.

7. Wilbur Hardee, obviously the founder of Hardee’s, ran several inn-style restaurants in North Carolina and took that time to study the habits of his patrons. He got rid of the inns and opened his first quick-service place, selling 15-cent hamburgers under the Hardee’s name until the chain was purchased by Carl’s Jr. in 1997.

8. Speaking of Carl’s Jr., Carl Karcher came from similar humble beginnings. Like a lot of the great fast-food giants, Karcher started with a hot dog stand he and his wife purchased by taking a $311 loan out on their car. They also sold tamales. Somehow, I don’t think Paris Hilton biting into a big, juicy tamale would have had quite the same effect as Paris Hilton biting into a big, juicy Six Dollar Burger, do you?

9. Chick-fil-A started out as Dwarf Grill (now Dwarf House), a full-service restaurant housed in a tiny little building with a tiny little door. The original can still be found in Hapeville, Georgia, complete with diminutive door (it has a regular door as well). What might be shocking to Chick-fil-A die-hards is that the Dwarf Houses offer steakburgers and hamburgers. Gasp!! What would the “Eat Mor Chikin” cows think?!

10. Finally, of course, there’s McDonald’s. Like our other frankfurter entrepreneurs, Dick and Mac McDonald started with a mere hot dog stand in Monrovia, California. They upgraded, but burgers weren’t really their main focus—they planned to capitalize on their delicious BBQ. They were mistaken. Several years later, they noticed that burgers were the item keeping the store alive and decided to switch exclusively to burgers, shakes, and fries. These days, I suppose they do a little bit of all of that, and more (yes, even the McHotDog).

(MentalFloss)

God And Football Finally Able To Co-Exist On Sundays . . . . .

God and Football: The NFL's Chaplains Give Advice

"Every football team in the NFL has at least one chaplain to whom the players and coaches can turn for religious guidance. And though some may question the appropriateness of bringing one popular American Sunday pastime — God — into a considerably more commercial and violent Sunday pastime, the chaplains believe it is precisely their mission to help reconcile the two. Forget the mysteries of the sacraments — what about the answers to these theological questions: Does God want us to lose? Does he favor the Steelers? What makes Lambeau Field sacred? Is it right to pray for first downs when people are suffering? And who caused that fumble, Jesus or Julius Peppers?

Owners and coaches try to take care of their players physically, financially and psychologically, but they understand that players have spiritual needs too. And the more the players are spiritually at peace, the more they can focus on the game. Some teams favor a group approach — the Indianapolis Colts, for example, have three go-to spiritual receivers, covering Protestant and Catholic denominations. (The NFL is overwhelmingly Christian; when the occasional Jewish or Muslim player requires counsel, the teams generally outsource.) And it's not just the players who make use of chaplains' services. On game day, some chaplains can be seen in the cement concourses hustling back and forth from the owner's box to the sidelines quelling anxieties and quieting doubt."

Complete article (Time)

Pizza Wars Heating Up Cheap Eats Battle In Socal . . . . .

I dunno about the rest of the country, but in here in Socal we have a small pizza price war going on (again). Little Caesar's is offering a large pepperoni or all cheese pizza for $5.99. Well, Pizza Hut has now countered with their own special of one large one topping pizza for $6.99. I personally am not a fan of Pizza Hut's pizza, and I can't even remember the last time I ate a slice of pizza from Litte Caesar's. So far from my observations, Little Caesar's is winning the battle. I pass by 2 Little Caesar's and 2 Pizza Hut's on the way home from work. I see more people carrying out pizza's from Little Caesar's than I do at Pizza Hut.

You Can Now Tweet In Espanol . . . . .



Twitter Now Officially En EspaƱol

(TechCrunch)

DJ Hero Not Spinning Fast Enough . . . . .

DJ Hero sales ‘modest’

My thoughts on the "modest" sales success of DJ Hero.
1. Maybe a better release date could have been chosen? Maybe the weekend of "Black Friday" when everyone is out shopping and has $$$ to burn and plenty of time to be at home testing it out?

2. It definitely needed more marketing. I personally only saw one (1) commercial for it before it 3 days before its official release date. I definitely agree with the Gizmodo author's statement - "I also don’t recall seeing a big marketing campaign behind the game. Maybe people just don’t know enough about it?"

(Gizmodo)

Twitter Has Now "Jumped The Shark" . . . . .



The Twitterpeek

"I still can't believe the TwitterPeek exists. It's a portable device that only does Twitter. Seriously, who the hell would spend $200 on this?

But this? Twitter only? Twitter is something that you can do easily on a smartphone, yes, but it's also something you can use easily on any phone. It's a service based on text messaging, for god's sake! In practice, you could use Twitter on your phone no matter what phone you have. Hell, even StarTacs supported SMS and could use Twitter, if you happen to still be using one."

(Gizmodo)

How Can An App Sue A Map . . . . .



"A Verizon Wireless ad shows a beefy Verizon 3G map next to a less impressive AT&T 3G map. AT&T is suing, saying it leads people to believe AT&T has no phone service outside of its (admittedly skimpier) 3G areas.

Now, the "There's a Map for That" ad focuses on 3G alone, and the discussion is about 3G services, including video. But the charge AT&T makes is that people who watch the ad are being deliberately led to thinking that in the white spaces, there's no AT&T phone service at all. Here's the accusation:"


"Consumers are interpreting the white or blank space on the maps to mean that AT&T customers who are not in an AT&T "3G" coverage area have no wireless coverage whatsoever, and therefore have no ability to use their wireless devices for any purposes in vast areas of the country. This interpretation is not surprising as Verizon, in its own coverage maps, uses white space to inform customers that no coverage of any kind exists."


(Gizmodo)

Here's How You Can Really Test Your iPhone's Durability . . . . .



The Million Tap Challenge

"This 99 cent app has only a blank screen and one objective: Tap your screen one million times. Stupid, you say? Madness? Who is going to spend a dollar in something as absurd as this? Apparently, plenty of people. Not only that, but there's even a worldwide high score table which I simply refuse to believe. I'm sorry, but I just don't even want to think about the possibility of someone spending almost three days of their life tapping 844,683 times."

(Gizmodo)

Remembering The 80's - The Office Cubicle . . . . .



Sad to say, the only thing that might have changed in that picture in their current office would be the pc that they are using. I am still using a computer screen and keyboard that can rival that picture in my office right now.

(Gizmodo)

Verizon To Double Early Termination Fees . . . . .



(Gizmodo)

Sexy Edible Food Clothing Battle Gets Tastier . . . . .



The Marshmallow Bra

(Manolith)

Add This To My Bucket List Of Food . . . . .



The Luther Burger

It’s essentially:

* Two-thirds of a pound of beef patties.

* Three slices of American cheese.

* One whole pickle (sliced)

* Half an onion (sliced)

* Two slices of tomato.

* Two slices of bacon.

* … served between two halves of a glazed Krispy Kreme donut.

(Manolith)

O.G. Adidas . . . . .



(Manolith)

Odd Signs From SEMA 2009 . . . . .



SEMA 2009 Gallery (Autospies)

How Do You Plan To Fit This In A Ferrari . . . . .



Ferrari Surf Board Scuderia Spider

(TopSpeed)

Bumblebee's Half German/Half Italian Cousin . . . . .



Novitec Rosso Edizione 747

(TopSpeed)

The Golden Opulence Sundae . . . . .



It costs $1000! No wonder is it dubbed as the world’s most expensive sundae.

“5 scoops of the richest Tahitian vanilla bean ice cream infused with Madagascar vanilla and covered in 23K edible gold leaf, the sundae is drizzled with the world’s most expensive chocolate, Amedei Porceleana, and covered with chunks of rare Chuao chocolate, which is from cocoa beans harvested by the Caribbean Sea on Venezuela’s coast. The masterpiece is suffused with exotic candied fruits from Paris, gold dragets, truffles and Marzipan Cherries. It is topped with a tiny glass bowl of Grand Passion Caviar, an exclusive dessert caviar, made of salt-free American Golden caviar, known for its sparkling golden color. It’s sweetened and infused with fresh passion fruit, orange and Armagnac. The sundae is served in a baccarat Harcourt crystal goblet with an 18K gold spoon to partake in the indulgence served with a petite mother of pearl spoon and topped with a gilded sugar flower by Ron Ben-Israel.” (source: www.boingboing.net)

(UrbanistManila)

An Aston Martin Built For A Boss . . . . .


Boss Edition Aston Martin V8 Vantage

"If you have an extra $147,780 burning a hole in your pocket and an over the top Aston Martin is what you crave, then this might just be the perfect car for you. The Boss Edition V8 Vantage takes the classic hand built English sports car and upgrades the Aston’s appearance with a wild body kit and an even more out there finish. Available in either chrome or matte white with a carbon fiber roof
and bonnet. The exterior treatment is then finished off with a set of 3 piece forged alloys measuring 20 inches in diameter and finished in glossy black with chrome accents to highlight the Boss’s reflective finish.

Although almost all of Boss’ work takes place on the outside of the V8 Vantage, they did manage to sneak a high performance Quicksilver exhaust underneath the rear end to turn the screaming V8 into a real banshee. On the inside, the high end luxury theme continues with a full Nappa leather wrapped interior."

(TopSpeed)

Bumblebee's German Cousin . . . . .



Hamann Volcano Yellow Edition

(TopSpeed)

Bigfoot Appearance At SEMA 2009 . . . . .



Bigfoot Truck makes appearance at SEMA to celebrate 35th anniversary

(TopSpeed)

Man V Food Canivore Courses Continues Tonite . . . . .



11/4/09 episode preview
Location - Detroit, MI

[Adam will] take on the massive Triple Threat Pork sandwich, 2 dueling Coney Dog joints and the world’s biggest burger at Mallie’s Sports Grill and Bar.

Man V Food (TravelChannel)

That's Some Serious Hero Worship . . . . .



Giant Mao Zedong stands alone in the autumn cold

"The statue measures 32 meters high and 83 by 41 meters on the ground. It is constructed out of granite quarried in Fujian Province."

(Danwei)

iPhone Voted Worst Phone By Cnet UK For 2009 . . . . .

In June, Apple's smartphone was the editors' choice at CNET UK. How times have changed.

* Say what? Call quality on the iPhone is pathetic, and it's mostly because of the tiny speaker. It has to be aligned with your ear canal with the accuracy of a laser-guided ninja doing cataract surgery, or else the volume cuts down to nothing as the sound waves bounce uselessly around your ear shells.

* Dropped calls and data gaps. If, like Will Smith in Enemy of the State, you're trying to avoid the eagle eye of Big Brother, the iPhone could be for you. It drops calls, fails to connect and doesn't even ring sometimes — not for everyone, but more often than any other phone we're currently using.

* You can't answer if it doesn't ring. Perhaps the worst of the iPhone's problems is its ability to sit there stealthily and ignore incoming calls. With no ring or vibrate to clue you in, your friends and family are redirected to voicemail… or just treated to silence. If you're in a two-iPhone family, it can be a case of the deaf leading the mute.

* The iPhone might burn your face off. According to our ultra-sciencey test, it is extremely unlikely that the iPhone will burn your face off… Nevertheless, pressing a large, flat surface to your cheek is always going to be sweaty… Thus the current trend for people to walk down the street with their phones on hands-free, yelling into the mike at the bottom while they hold the rest of the phone away from their faces.

* iPhone battery life. A couple of hours of Google Maps over 3G and you'll be lost in the woods without even the possibility of phoning for help. Compare that to the good old days when your phone would last a week without charging, and you'll wonder why you ever bothered to switch.

* The iPhone sucks — so what? If the iPhone is inaudible, unconnected, on fire and out of battery, why is the thing so popular? The fact is, although the iPhone is the worst phone in the world, it's the best handheld computer there is.

(CNN)

The Magic Kingdom Looking To Expand Into Shanghai . . . . .

The Mouse announces plans for a theme park in Shanghai, but can Disney learn from the mistakes it made in Hong Kong?

"HONG KONG (Fortune) -- China's announcement on Wednesday that Walt Disney could go ahead with its long-planned theme park in Shanghai raised a few eyebrows in Hong Kong. That's because Disney's first foray into the China market, via Hong Kong in 2005, has been tepid at best -- and embarrassing at worst.

After years of missteps, Disney's annual visitors in Hong Kong are still about 25% below original targets set at the park's opening. In its first year, Disney's Hong Kong park attracted 5.2 million people, below its goal of 5.6 million. Visitor numbers fell 20% in the second year to just 4 million, and grew to 4.5 million visitors in the 2007-2008 fiscal year, still far below the numbers it hoped to draw.

Why? Because Disney (DIS, Fortune 500) failed to gauge local tastes, opened with a park that was too small to meet the grandiose expectations of its clientele, made some public relations mistakes early on, and took too long to adapt to local food, culture, and tastes, according to Allan Zeman, the chairman of the rival Ocean Park theme park in Hong Kong.

Ocean Park has thrived as Disney's Hong Kong park has faltered. In fact, the success of Ocean Park by contrast proves just how much Disney has to learn about catering to Chinese clientele."

(CNN)

A Guns N' Roses Musical Histroy Timeline . . . . .



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Awesome Cakes That Look Like Real Steaks . . . . .





More pics here (BroBible)

The LF-A Has A Dark Side Too . . . . .



The North American debut of the Lexus LF-A at the 2009 SEMA Show in Las Vegas shows off its dark side. The feature car used at the show was unveiled and to everyone's suprise, had an awesome Matte Black paint job.

More pictures here (Autospies)

Damn It BMW Make Up Your Mind . . . . .



$170k BMW M3 GT/GT4 Street probably not coming to U.S.

For the past few months, BMW has been teasing the world automotive market with the possibility of a "street version" E92 M3 GT coupe since BMW clearly stated that they would not produce a CSL version. But now it seems that the highly anticipated E92 M3 GT street version may not even be available for purchase here in United States.

"Targeting the Porsche 911 GT3, the hard-core M3 will be extremely limited in production – possibly as few as 25 examples annually – available directly from BMW Motorsport but certified for road use – at a price point hovering around 110,000 euros ($172k). Unfortunately, the signs suggest that it won't be making the transatlantic voyage Stateside."

Uh, hello BMW . . . . . There are people here in the U.S. that would like the opportunity to purchase one of these immaculate pieces of automotive machinery. And the price tag will not defer them from doing so. Just a thought.

(Autoblog)

A Civic That Reached A Top Speed Of 146 MPH In 1976 . . . . .



"[The car pictured is] "Tokyo Joe," the 1974 Bolus & Snopes Civic 1200 racecar that scored six SCCA GT5 championships between 1985 and 1990. It was campaigned by American Honda employee Bob Boileau and once held the title of "World's Fastest Civic" when it was clocked at 146.698 MPH on the Talladega Superspeedway back in 1976."


(Autoblog)

No Wonder Parts For That Car Are In Such High Demand Still . . . . .

VW Golf Mk1 ends production after 25 years

"Over the past 25 years, more than 500,000 units of the venerable Mk1 have rolled out of a South African assembly plant for sale in markets abroad. Variants have been fitted with a wide range of engine choices (both gasoline and diesel), from 1.1-liters up to 1.8-liters of displacement. Transmissions have included 4- and 5-speed manuals, plus the (obviously outdated) 3-speed automatic. Lacking nearly all of today's necessary safety equipment (a driver's airbag was eventually fitted), time finally caught up with the CitiGolf this summer and the South African plant was closed in late August."

(Autoblog)

Hella Hot Hottie (11/4/09) . . . . .

"There is no such thing as a woman who is out of your league. You just haven‘t had the opportunity to sweep your dream girl off of her feet yet."



I am surprisingly at a complete loss for words about how to describe who this week's Hella Hot Hottie is. The following descriptions is the best that I could come up with. She was chosen based solely on her incredibly attractive physical traits. You take one look at her, and one of the immediate thoughts that comes to mind about here is: "She looks exactly like the girl straight out of your dreams."



Charmane Star

She is an adult film actress who will forever be one of my top 5 favorites adult film actresses of all time. In addition to her film career, she was the feature cover model in the June/July 2004 issue of the automotive lifestyle magazine, Access Unlimited Magazine, and she also can be seen in the music video for the Black Eye Peas song, "Bebot."







www.CharmaneXXX.com







Charmane Stars's wikipedia page



Black Eye Peas "Bebot" music video