Driving women prefer using automatic? The biggest myths around switching

Vehicles with automatic are large and lame and only for women. Men love to ride and prefer the manual transmission. Truth or myth? These are the facts.

While in the US, according to “Car Week” nearly 74 percent of new registrations were 2014 equipped with a fully automatic transmission, dominated in Europe continues to be the manual transmission. Around 68 percent of new car buyers chose in 2014 for the shift lever. If the automatic transmission is still a gas-guzzling special equipment for old people? Such myths should be cleared up at last! The ADAC has taken the alleged facts under the microscope. Continue reading “Driving women prefer using automatic? The biggest myths around switching”

Mercedes-AMG E43 4Matic: The new E-Class receives first performance version

The new business perennial favorite from Stuttgart goes to the gym: The Mercedes-AMG E 43 4Matic it is powerful, but still elegant to the point.

As recently Mercedes closes when the C-Class is now also in the all-new E-Class, the gap between the brutal AMG V8 in the E63 version and the tamer mass models. The E 43 4Matic comes – as the name suggests – with all-wheel drive. This should be particularly rear-biased, as Mercedes promises. In quantifying be a little cheating is: Stand before the number abbreviation nor an indication of the capacity, it is now used only for orientation of the model.
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North Korea condemns US students to 15 years of forced labor

The Supreme Court in Pyongyang sentenced the 21-year-old Otto warm beer to 15 years of forced labor, such as the South Korean Yonhap news agency reported, citing the state media of widely foreclosed neighboring country.

The accused, who had entered as a tourist had to be “serious offense against the People’s Republic” to be guilty, it was therefore in the North Korean reports. He had confessed his deeds he had committed in accordance with the hostile policy of the US government.
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Researchers: Mysterious fairy circles there are in Australia

So far, the circular bald spots were surrounded by dry grasslands, known only from the southwest of Africa, mainly from Namibia. About its origin scientists have puzzled over for a long time. At least in Australia playing ants or termites do not matter, the scientists write now. According to their study, they result from a special distribution of water in the soil through natural self-organization of the plant. Continue reading “Researchers: Mysterious fairy circles there are in Australia”

Radar images based theory of spaces in grave chamber of Tutankhamun

The references to undiscovered chambers in the grave of pharaoh Tutankhamen in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings condense. “We have two additional rooms behind the grave chamber,” Antiquities Minister Mamduch Damati said Thursday in Cairo to the analysis of radar images.

Also either be seen behind the walls of metallic or organic material. However, the recordings were not yet completely clear, there would be additional measurements. Damati spoke of a possible “discovery of Jarhunderts”. Continue reading “Radar images based theory of spaces in grave chamber of Tutankhamun”


Euro (bank code: EUR, currency sign: €, plural euros) is the currency of the Eurozone, including 17 countries of the European Union. It is the second most important reserve currency and the second most traded currency in the world after the U.S. dollar. At the end of 2009, more than 800 billion euros in circulation, it is the currency with higher total value of banknotes and coins in the world, overtaking the U.S. dollar. Estimates for the end of 2008, gross domestic product, taking into account the purchasing power parity of the euro is the second in this world after the United States. Continue reading “EURO”


With the introduction of the euro has created a special logo (€). Following a public inquiry the original ten proposals were reduced to two, of which the Commission selects the final version – the letter “E” with twice the average horizontal line. Commission a reasoned choice as follows: “Inspiration for the € symbol itself comes from the Greek epsilon (her) – an indication of the cradle of European civilization – and the first letter in the word Europe, crossed by two parallel lines,” proving “the stability of the euro.” [ 15]
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