Best and Top of Everything : January 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

Top 10 Companies in the World 2011

Four months back Forbes listed the world's leading companies of 2000. Forbes always uses a tremendous amount of research and surveys before listing the top shots. I believe in Forbes, and hence thought of placing the top companies in the world in terms of their global strength. In short, we are going to see the world's biggest public companies.

The list of top 10 Global companies.

1. JPMorgan Chase

Industry - Finance, Banking
Country- United States
Assets - Over 2.1 Trillion Dollars
Interesting fact: "J.P" in JPMorgan stands for John Pierpont.

2. HSBC Holdings

Industry - Finance, Banking
Country - United Kingdom
Assets - Over 2.4 Trillion Dollars

3. General Electric

Industry - Mixed, Conglomerates
Country - United States
Assets - Over 700 Billion Dollars

4. ExxonMobil

Industry - Oil & Gas
Country - United States
Assets - Over 300 Billion Dollars

5. Royal Dutch Shell

Industry - Oil & Gas
Country - Netherlands
Assets - Over 300 Billion Dollars
6. PetroChina

Industry - Oil & Gas
Country - China
Assets - Over 250 Billion Dollars

7. ICBC

Industry - Finance & Banking
Country - China
Assets - Over 1.7 Trillion Dollars


8. Petrobras-Petroleo Brasil

Industry - Oil & Gas
Country - Brazil
Assets - Over 300 Billion Dollars

9. Berkshire Hathaway

Industry - Investment Services
Country - United States
Assets - Over 350 Billion Dollars

10. Citigroup

Industry - Banking and Finance
Country - United States
Assets - Over 1.9 Trillion Dollars



Source: Forbes.com

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Top 10 most expensive cars of 2011

Cars have been always fascinating to many people around the world and it will always remain to be a fascinating factor in future. Everyone wants to own a cool, stylish and superb and of-course a costly and expensive car.
Here are the world most expensive cars of 2011 to own.
1. Maybach Exelero
Price Tag- $8,000,000
Top speed- 218 Mph
Weight: 2660 Kg
Maybach Exelero the worlds most expensive car is build by the German Luxury car manufacturer Maybach.

 2. Bugatti veyron


Price Tag - $1,700,000
Top speed- 253 Mph
Weight: 1,888 Kg
Bugatti veyron is the second most expensive car. This car is manufactured by Volkswagen group and its division Bugatti Automobiles. 

3. Lamborghini Reventon 

Price Tag- $1,600,000
Top Speed- 205 Mph
Weight - 1,690 Kg
Lamborghini Reventon is the most expenisve car from it's manufacturer Lamborghini. It is a mid-range sports car and it was first showcased in 2007.

4. McLaren F1

Price Tag- $ 970,000
Top Speed- 240 Mph
Weight - 1,140 Kg
McLaren F1 is the most expensive car by McLaren  and it was once the fastest road car in the world.

5. Ferrari Enzo

Price Tag- $ 670,000
Top Speed - 221 Mph
Weight- 1,365 Kg
Only 400 Ferrari Enzo have been produced till date.

6. Pagani Zonda C12 F

Price Tag - $ 660,000
Top Speed - 215 Mph
Weight - 1070 Kg
This car is produced by a company from Italy. They make sports car. The early designs of Pagani Zonda were designed by the formula one champion Juan Manual Fangio.

7. SSC Ultimate Aero

Price Tag - $ 650,000
Top Speed- 256 Mph
Weight - 1,292 Kg
This supercar is a production of Shelby Supercars. Previously, this supercar held the Guinness World Record for the top speed it reached.

8.  Saleen S7 Twin Turbo

Price Tag- $ 585,000
Top Speed- 248 Mph
Weight - 1,338 Kg
This supercar was produced by Saleen. The production of Saleen S7 Twin Turbo was stopped in 2009.

9. Koenigsegg CCX

Price Tag - $ 520,000
Top Speed - 250 Mph
Weight - 1,180 Kg
Koenigsegg CCX is a supercar from the Swedish automobiles known as Koenigsegg.

10. Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren Roadster

Price Tag - $ 450,000
Top Speed - 210 Mph
Weight - 1,768 Kg
This supercar is a joint production of Mercedes and McLaren. The last production was in 2010.

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The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds

The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
All right stop! collaborate, and listen, Ice is back with my brand new invention! And it appears that this said “invention” is the ice-cube mould tray and it can make ice cubes in just about any shape you want. But we are not here today to examine all of them, we just want the top 10 that a nerd like me would love. So without further ado I bring you…
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
10 – “The Empire will not compensate you if he melts” (£6.37)–(source)
With this rather impressive Han Solo ice-cube tray you can make up to 6 smaller ones and  1 much larger one all at once and once the glass goes clear you do in fact get a rather impressive ice-cube that is sure to nerd up any drink it goes in!
The World’s Top 10 Best Death Star Inspired Items
9 – I remember you!  (£6.15)–(source)
You may well remember this from my post “Death Star Inspired Items” but it just had to be included in this because of the fact that it is one of the best nerd inspired ice-cubes you will ever see, but I do rank it low in the top 10 because they are quite large making them impractical except for use in the biggest of glasses.
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
8 – The Cold Hard Stare of a bat. (£6.21)–(source)
You won’t find answer to your problems by shining a light into the sky, you need to start looking in the bottom of a glass! (or is that the other way around?!?) Whatever way it is these Batman Ice-cubes are sure to make you feel that little bit better.
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
7 – The Russian game changer. (£6.00)-(source)
For just over a fiver you can have these rather impressive Tetris shapes in your drink. And you just know you will have to have them out on the table and play with them until they melt away.
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
6 – Wacca, Crunch, Wacca, Crunch (£11.15)–(source)
Make your favourite drinks go all 8-bit style with this great Pac-Man and Ghosts Ice-cube tray! Make up to 12 of these gamer classic cubes at once and you and your friends will be reliving all the glory that Pac-Man had back in his days.
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
5 – A shot with your shot?!? (£4.98)–(source)
Ask yourself just how many action movies you saw last year or how much time you really spend playing Call of Duty: Black Ops2 because if you are honest with yourself this could well be the perfect Ice-Cube for you.
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
4 – Goes well with an Ice Cream Sandwich. (£7.48)–(source)
If I love any gadget over all the rest it has to be my Nexus 7 and if like me you are a proud owner of Android device then you are now shouting at the screen: “SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!!!” and for just under £8 they will.
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
3 – Time to get retro! (£3.99)–(source)
If you are anything like me you spent a good portion of your childhood blasting those awful looking 8-bit aliens until your hand went sore. Now you can freeze those precious moments in time with rather impressive Space invaders Ice-Cube tray!
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds (2)
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
2 – 3.1415926535897932384…etc,etc (£6.23)–(source)
Why not relax with everyone’s favourite irrational number chilling in your drink! Well now you can and if ever there was a super nerdy ice-cube then this is it!
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
The World’s Top 10 Best Nerd Inspired Ice Cube Moulds
1 – Disco time!  (£1.03)–(source)
These rather impressive Ice-Cubes are the result of the waterproof LED’s available in the link being placed inside a Ice-cube! Given the very small battery that is needed, the fact that they are waterproof and can last up to 6 hours it allows the colourful LED bulbs to be placed in some truly amazing places, with the limits being the ones in your imagination. …”stick there where?!? NO!!!…Well…maybe, but let’s have a few more drinks first!”

Monday, January 2, 2012

The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen

The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
It’s snowing here in the UK and there is tons of it. While it does mean I can’t drive to work  it also means snowballs, snow angels and of course snowmen (and some snow women!) Some are big, plenty are rude but some make you stop for a second and stare at them, and it is those rare ones that I will be bringing you today. So without further ado…
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
10 – “I hope I don’t get head freeze!” (source)
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
9 – The lazy man’s guide to building a snowman. (source)
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
8 – A key to a good workout is snow joke! (source)
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
7 – I so stupid I had no-body to dance with! (source)
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
6 – The lesser spotted snow lady. (source)
(( Quick note that the link is another Wordpress blog that is well worthy of a visit))
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
5 – The Texas Snowman Massacre (source)
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
4 – Does that Snowman have a six-pack?!? (source)
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
3 – “D’oh!” (source)
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
2 – Why make one when you can make an entire army! (source)
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative Snowmen
The World’s Top 10 Best Alternative
1 – The Prefect Snow Pig. (source)
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