Drifting a Rolls Royce Wraith through an English Garden

Drifting a Rolls Royce Wraith through an English Garden

There are few modes of transportation in this world as elegant as a Rolls Royce.  I suppose a superyacht, a Gulfstream jet, and perhaps even a horse drawn carriage might all come to mind, but parking any one of those things presents some challenges, and you’d have a difficult time throwing out the...
What does AMG stand for anyway?

What does AMG stand for anyway?

Based in Affalterbach, Germany, Mercedes-AMG produces some of the fastest and most expensive automobiles in the Mercedes Benz lineup.  Their quality and performance is legendary, and even to non-enthusiasts, the cars themselves are easily distinguished by the world famous AMG badge. Although AMG had been developing high performance Mercedes vehicles...
Mercedes Benz C300 1920x1080 HD Wallpaper

Mercedes Benz C300 1920×1080 HD Wallpaper

Last Saturday, in an unbridled fit of spontaneity, I drove to Delta Lake for no other reason than to take a couple of long-exposure sunset photos on the water.  I hadn’t been to Delta Lake in fifteen years, but I had half a tank of gas in the new Merc...
Mercedes Benz S65 AMG Vs. Bentley Mulsanne

Mercedes Benz S65 AMG Vs. Bentley Mulsanne

Confession.  The most frightened I have ever been in any vehicle was in a Mercedes Benz S65 AMG, going in a straight line, no less. I’ve been in faster cars, I’ve been in more dangerous situations in which I had no control whatsoever, but the sheer raw power of that...
Bugatti Veyron vs Lamborghini Aventador vs Lexus LFA vs McLaren MP4-12C

Bugatti Veyron vs Lamborghini Aventador vs Lexus LFA vs McLaren MP4-12C

I’ve read that multi-billionaire Warren Buffet used to drive a 2001 Lincoln Town Car and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg drives an Acura TSX.  Both nice comfortable cars, but why hasn’t someone taken them for a test drive in something fun, for example one of the obscenely fast and expensive supercars...
Silicon Graphics (SGI) 1920 x 1080 HD Wallpaper

Silicon Graphics (SGI) 1920 x 1080 HD Wallpaper

In the ’90s, Silicon Graphics was nothing short of synonymous with cutting edge technology.  No other company even came close. Between 1995 and 2002, every single film that was nominated for an Academy Award for Distinguished Achievement in Visual Effects was created with workstations made by Silicon Graphics.  All of...
Building the Jaguar C-X75

Building the Jaguar C-X75

As Jaguar’s designers created their 75th anniversary model, the new C-X75, they were inspired by the company’s long history of beautiful and powerful racing machines.  In particular, they drew upon the spirit and style of the twelve cylinder XJ13, of which only one was ever built.
The Shining's Overlook Hotel 4th of July Ball 1920 x 1080 HD Wallpaper

The Shining’s Overlook Hotel 4th of July Ball 1920 x 1080 HD Wallpaper

If you’re a Stanley Kubrick fan like me, you probably count The Shining as one of your favorite films of all time (like me).  It is a masterpiece of suspense and horror that spawned dozens of pop culture references, as well as countless nightmares for kids and adults alike.  But...
Rolls Royce Burl Wood Widescreen Wallpaper 1440 x 900

Rolls Royce Burl Wood Widescreen Wallpaper 1440 x 900

I once watched a documentary about the Rolls Royce Phantom and I was awestruck by the time, effort, and detail that went into designing and building each one. I was utterly amazed by the seemingly unlimited combination of options like custom paint that’s color-matched to literally anything the client wants,...
Ferrari Prancing Horse of Maranello logo on a black metal mesh wallpaper 1440x900

Ferrari Prancing Horse of Maranello logo on a black metal mesh wallpaper 1440×900

I hope you enjoy this Ferrari Prancing Horse wallpaper.  The Ferrari prancing horse was “chromed” in Corel Photopaint using Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000. I may do another version without the Ferrari lettering, or possibly with the badge-style logo instead.  Let me know what you think.
Porsche Badge Logo Carbon Fiber Wallpaper 1440×900

Porsche Badge Logo Carbon Fiber Wallpaper 1440×900

Here is another widescreen carbon fiber wallpaper, this one with the classic Porsche shield style logo.  I hope you enjoy it. Click to download (1440×900 PNG)
Bentley Logo Wooden Planks 1440x900 Wallpaper

Bentley Logo Wooden Planks 1440×900 Wallpaper

This Bentley logo wallpaper was composited in Corel Photopaint.  I hope you like it. Click to download (1440×900 PNG)
Ferrari Logo Red Carbon Fiber Wallpaper 1440×900

Ferrari Logo Red Carbon Fiber Wallpaper 1440×900

This is a Ferrari themed wallpaper that was done in Corel Photopaint.  The wallpaper is sized for 1440×900 pixel widescreen desktops. Credit goes to Ebin for the original carbon fiber wallpaper design. Click to download (1440×900 PNG)
Jaguar Leaper Logo Carbon Fiber Wallpaper 1440x900

Jaguar Leaper Logo Carbon Fiber Wallpaper 1440×900

  I hope you enjoy this Jaguar wallpaper that I put together in Corel Photopaint. The wallpaper is sized for 1440×900 pixel widescreen desktops. Credit goes to Ebin for the original carbon fiber wallpaper design. Click to download (1440×900 PNG)
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Download Microsoft Money Plus Sunset Home and Business for free!

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The SXSW 2011 Experience in Under Five Minutes

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Dual Core live at Cedar St, SXSW Interactive 2011

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Building a Bentley interior: video from National Geographic

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Plaid Reddit Widescreen Wallpaper Featuring Coat of Arms

Plaid Reddit Widescreen Wallpaper Featuring Coat of Arms

Hello Reddit!  I’m feeling rather preppy today.  I think I’ll put on a crisp white shirt and some khakis and bask in the sun while my imaginary butler, serves me imaginary tea and biscuits.  To help spread my good cheer, I have created for you this plaid wallpaper embellished with the Reddit coat of arms...
Why I won't be watching the 2010 Olympics on NBC

Why I won’t be watching the 2010 Olympics on NBC

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Goodbye Bodhi

Goodbye Bodhi

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