Friday, April 6, 2012

5 World's Fastest Fighter Aircrafts Ever

A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat with other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, which are designed primarily to attack ground targets. The hallmarks of a fighter are its speed, maneuverability, and small size relative to other combat aircraft. Now take a look at the top 5 fastest fighter aircraft of all time.

1. X 15

Although X 15 is a rocket powered engine base aircraft, its counts as fastest manned plane. The X-15 was launched from under the wing of a B-52. Thrust from one engine is 70,400 lbs. The highest recorded speed of 4,520 mph and can reach a maximum altitude of 354,200 feet.

2. F 22 Raptors

F 22 Raptor called 21 century fighter aircraft, design by Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems USA. It is a twin engine; single seated and rated as fifth generation aircraft. It has additional capabilities like better ground attack, electronic warfare system and signal intelligence role.

3. sukhoi SU 35

The Su-35S is a part of the Russian Air Force, was the result of a series of design studies for a deep modernization of the Su-27M design. This fighter plane was design against the F-15C & E during the 1980s. The new Su-35BM retained the basic aerodynamic design and much of the structural design of the late model Flanker, but consists of important aerodynamic enhancements and completely new engines and digital system of aviation.

4. F-35 Lightning ii

Joint Strike Fighter design in the early 1990s through the restructure and integration of several DoD tactical aircraft and technology. The DoD’s goal was to use the latest technology in a common family of aircraft to meet the future strike requirements of the Services and US Allies. In 2006 the F-35 fighter was officially named “Lightning II”. it is being devolved in three models (I) A conventional land based version model STOVL (short take-off vertical landing) for USAF. (II) Second model for the USMC, the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy designated the model (III) a carrier-based version for the U. S. Navy designated the model.

5. Dassault Rafale

The Dassault Rafale is a generation 4.5 fighter currently operated by the French Air Force and French Navy. It is a successor to the highly acclaimed Mirage series, the Rafale is meant to replace almost every other combat airframe design currently in French military service.

Top 10 Most Expensive Fashion Brands in the World

This is the 21st century, the age of information technology and globalization, materialism and consumerism. People strive to make millions of dollars so that they can live in the lap of luxury. Owning products created by the following luxury brands is considered a symbol of high class and status in such a society as they have ultra expensive items on the catalog and if you use one of this fashion brands, casually you will be considered rich too. Now have a lot at the top 10 luxurious fashion brands of all time.

1. Gucci

This brand was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci in Italy. It is renowned all over the world for its excellent leather goods and Italian fashion style. Gucci is considered to be the best Italian brand and is featured in a chart created by Interbrand which lists out the 100 best brands all over the globe. It generates about 2.2 billion dollars on a yearly basis.

2. Louis Vuitton

This French fashion house is a favorite amongst those who know the meaning of style and panache. It specializes in sunglasses, leather goods, watches, shoes- you name it. The LV monogram is an icon in itself and has made the brand a status symbol. The company is said to sell their products at the highest prices in the industry which is made clear by the fact that its annual revenue is about 2.7 billion dollars.

3. Chanel

Chanel is well-known fashion icon Coco Chanel’s baby and is considered to be the most elegant and chic brand in haute couture. Chanel manufactures high-end luxury goods, perfumes, clothes, cosmetics and much more. It will not be an exaggeration to say that the Chanel label is one of the most recognized labels all over the world.

4. Burberry

Burberry is a British luxury brand which manufactures everything from perfumes to clothing to accessories. Their products have a very distinctive pattern which is copied by fashion houses everywhere. The company makes about a billion dollars annually.

5. Fendi

Fendi is an Italian brand which is best known for its handbags. It started off small in 1925 but has gained world-wide recognition as it is owned by LVMH. Fendi generates about 338.5 million dollars every year.

6. Christian Dior

Christian Dior has shares in LVMH and headquarters in Paris. It was launched in 1946 and is said to produce the best read-to-wear fashion as well as accessories and leather goods. With over 160 retail store all over the world, it is not surprising that it generates a revenue of about 18 billion dollars annually.

7. Prada

Prada is considered to be among the most coveted brands in the world and is undoubtedly a celebrated status symbol. It was founded by a fashion icon called Mario Prada and has been manufacturing high-end leather accessories, hats and shoes for several years now. Prada generates 1.7 billion dollars on a yearly basis.

8. Christian Louboutin

This designer creates shoes for women and they are more than breath-taking. Launched in 1991 in France, these shoes are unique because they all have red soles. He says that his main aim is to make women feel confident and needless to say, if she can afford these shoes, why shouldn’t she feel on top of the world?

9. Versace

Gianni Versace is Italian and was founded in 1978. It gained instant popularity after it’s first boutique opened and today, it is among the best and most expensive brands in the world. The company makes almost anything you can think of- be it shoes, clothing or perfumes.

10. Hermés

Hermés is a high-end French brand which is known to manufacture the most stunning bags and scarves. Their perfumes are heavenly and the leather is softer than fur. Its logo is distinctive in itself and the firm makes about 2 billion dollars annually.

Normal People Vs Politicians - Funny Comparision

Every four or five years we are forced to watch politicians pandering to every conceivable group in hopes of winning an election, and unfortunately they see things differently than average folks. Now check out a few difference between what we the ordinary people see when compared to what the politicians see about various things.

Creative Industrial Photography By Edward Burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky is a Canadian photographer and artist who has achieved international recognition for his large-format photographs of industrial landscapes. Burtynsky's most famous photographs are sweeping views of landscapes altered by industry: mine tailings, quarries, scrap piles. The grand, awe-inspiring beauty of his images is often in tension with the compromised environments they depict. He has made several excursions to China to photograph that country's industrial emergence, and construction of one of the world's largest engineering projects, the Three Gorges Dam. His work is housed in more than fifteen major museums. Now take a look at some of his creative art work.

Los Angeles, California

Houston, Texas, USA

SOCAR Oil Fields Baku, Azerbaijan

Oil fields, Belridge, California

Scrap Auto Engines, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Densified Oil Filters, Hamilton, Ontario

Oxford Tire Pile, Westley, California, USA

Silver Lake Operations, Lake Lefroy, Western Australia

C.N. Track, Skihist Provincial Park, British Columbia

Dryland Farming, Monegros County, Aragon, Spain

Active Section, E.L. Smith Quarry, Barre, Vermont