March 30, 2016
The new Porsche 718 Boxster. For the sport of it.
Photos: The new Porsche 718 Boxster. Images provided by & copyright © Porsche AG.
Mid-engine concept, lightweight construction and power - the most important features of the new Porsche 718 Boxster models. Developed for driving pleasure everyday.
March 29, 2016
ROLEX at BASELWORLD 2016
Photos: ROLEX Watches at BASELWORLD 2016. Rolex EXPLORER II - 904L STEEL, Rolex Cellini Time, Rolex Air King, and Rolex Lady-Datejust 28. Images provided by & copyright © Rolex.
March 28, 2016
Longines at BaselWorld 2016
Photos: Longines showcases its watches at BaselWorld 2016. Images provided by & copyright © Longines.
Baselworld Watch and Jewellery Show is a trade show of the international watch and jewellery industry organized each spring in the city of Basel, Switzerland.
It comprises about 2,100 exhibitors from over 45 countries, including the leading watch and jewelry brands.
March 22, 2016
Academics and Employers Name the World's Top Universities in 42 Disciplines
Photo: Harvard Bookstore, Harvard Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts. A privately-owned, independent bookstore serving the university and neighbourhood community since 1932. Image Credit & Copyright © ChenYen.Lai.
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016: What's new? https://t.co/6WoXoJDLxG— Global Giants (@GlobalGiants) March 25, 2016
The sixth edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, released today features a record-breaking 42 disciplines, making it the largest-ever ranking of its kind.
The expert opinion of 76,798 academics and 44,426 employers contributed to the results, alongside the analysis of 28.5 million research papers and over 113 million citations sourced from the Scopus/Elsevier bibliometric database.
Harvard and MIT continue to take the lion’s share of top places, leading in twelve subjects each. Sixteen different institutions top at least one of the subjects.
In the six new disciplines ranked, Harvard leads Anthropology and Social Policy and Administration while Cambridge leads Archaeology. Juilliard tops Performing Arts. Colorado School of Mines tops Mineral Engineering while University of Pennsylvania leads Nursing.
Following universities have achieved the most placements within the top-ten:
- Cambridge - 36
- Berkeley - 35
- Stanford - 33
- Oxford - 33
- Harvard - 30
- MIT - 22
- LSE - 13
- National University of Singapore - 13
- Princeton - 12
- ETH Zurich - 11
- Yale - 10
- Imperial College London - 9
- UCL - 9
- University of Copenhagen - 8
- University of Chicago - 7
- University of Hong Kong - 6
- Caltech - 5
- Columbia - 5
- The University of Tokyo - 5
- University of Michigan - 5
- UPenn - 5
- Australian National University - 4
- Karolinska Institute - 4
- NYU - 4
- Delft University of Technology - 3
- King’s College London - 3
- University of Wisconsin-Madison - 3
Ben Sowter, Head of the QS Intelligence Unit, said: “Though US and UK remain dominant, our most inclusive rankings yet show that excellence can be found in an ever-increasing number of places. Nations like Austria, Finland, South Africa, Brazil, and China, can be found in the top ten of our tables. Our new top 100 for Performing Arts acknowledges academic excellence in 27 different countries, while our top 200 for Business & Management recognizes it in 33.”
In continental Europe the countries with highest number of placements among the top-ten are: Switzerland (11), Netherlands (8), Sweden (6), France (3) and Italy (2). In Asia-Pacific: Singapore (15), Australia (9), Japan (7), Hong Kong (6), Mainland China (5).
Brazil dominates Latin America, with Universidade de Sao Paulo ranking 9th for Dentistry. South Africa leads its continent with Cape Town University 9th in Development Studies.
In the Middle East, the top performing country is Saudi Arabia, with KFUPM, ranked 46= in Mineral Engineering.
March 20, 2016
TAG Heuer Launches New Models
Photo: TAG Heuer Aquaracer 300M Ceramic Automatic Calibre 5 Watch for Men. Image provided by & copyright © TAG Heuer.
Photo: TAG Heuer Aquaracer Lady 300M Quartz Full Ceramic Watch for Women. Image provided by & copyright © TAG Heuer.
Photo: The TAG Heuer Monza Chronograph 2016. Image provided by & copyright © TAG Heuer.
March 10, 2016
Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 Spyder: Performance and Lifestyle under the Open Sky
Photos: Lamborghini Huracan LP 610-4 Spyder. Images provided by & copyright © Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.
March 6, 2016
You're Missing Out if You Haven't Yet Seen the Lamborghini Centenario
Photos: The Lamborghini Centenario. Images provided by & copyright © Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.
The Lamborghini Centenario is currently on display at the 2016 International Geneva Motor Show.
The body of the Centenario is built entirely in carbon fiber. Accelerating from 0-100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds and from 0-300 km/h in just 23.5 seconds, the Centenario’s top speed is more than 350 km/h. Braking distances are equally impressive: from 100-0 km/h in just 30 m and from 300-0 km/h in 290 m.
According to Automobili Lamborghini President and CEO Stephan Winkelmann, while demonstrating new Lamborghini technologies and outstanding performance, the Centenario has immediately proved itself as a desirable collectors’ car.