“The World”: European-Themed Islands in the Persian Gulf

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A Dubai World subsidiary, Nahkeel, created the artificial archipelago in the Gulf.

An Austrian real-estate developer is seeking a fortune with a set of European-themed islands in the Persian Gulf. The Vegas-style glitter of Dubai may have faded since the boom — but not for everyone. (Pics)

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Gentlemen May Prefer Blondes, But James Bond Prefers Brunettes

Gentlemen May Prefer Blondes, But James Bond Prefers Brunettes 

 MI6 agent Strawberry Fields, played by Gemma Arterton, is one of the nine per cent of red-haired Bond girls

Gentlemen may prefer blondes but Britain’s most sophisticated secret service agent tends to go for brunettes, according to an extensive investigation into James Bond’s love life.
 

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Peugot’s Concept Cars Of The Future

Puegot’s Concept Cars Of The Future 

If Gundam mated with Will Smith’s Audi in I, Robot, the offspring would resemble these futuristic concept cars from European brand Peugeot. The car-like vehicles were all entries in the 2008 Peugeot Design Contest. Designers were asked by organizers to create vehicles for that ambiguous but tantalizing “city of the future.” Areas of focus included environmental awareness, “social harmony,” interactive mobility and efficiency. As you can see in the “Blade” vehicle above, efficiency is improved with the wind turbine that designer Ying Hui Choo added to charge an on-board electric battery.

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