Tuesday, August 11

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Supercar Blondie – the most popular female influencer in the world
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Supercar Blondie – the most popular female influencer in the world

Alex Hirschi known as "Supercar Blondie", is an Australian social media celebrity, presenter, and vlogger. What began as a casual hobby has blown into a full-time career filled with world-travels where she gets access to some of the most exclusive cars on the planet. She is best known for her automotive videos, which she posts on a regular basis on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Her Facebook page has more than 8 million followers, her Instagram over 6 million followers, and she has over 3.5 million subscribers on YouTube. Alex had a passion for cars at an early age. She learnt how to drive when she was just 11. The first car she owned was a Mitsubishi Lancer. Hirschi studied Journalism & Business at Queensland University of Technology before moving to Dubai in 2008. For...
Jet-car racer Jessi Combs is The World’s Fastest Woman – Guinness World Records
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Jet-car racer Jessi Combs is The World’s Fastest Woman – Guinness World Records

Jet-car racer Jessi Combs, who died last summer in Oregon while trying to beat a land speed record, has posthumously become The World's Fastest Woman, according to Guinness World Records. "The fastest land speed record (female) is 841.338 kph (522.783 mph), and was achieved by Jessi Combs (USA) in the Alvord Desert, Oregon, USA, on 27 August 2019," the Guinness announcement reads. "Jessi is the first person to break this record in more than 40 years." The previous record was set by American stuntwoman Kitty O'Neil, whose jet-powered, three-wheeled vehicle hit 512.7 mph in 1976 in the Alvord Desert. Combs, 39, was driving her famed North American Eagle, a 56-foot-long jet-powered car, when she died. Her goal was to top the current women's land speed record of 512.7 miles a...
Knight Rider – piece of the 1980s pop culture we still remember
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Knight Rider – piece of the 1980s pop culture we still remember

Undoubtedly, Knight Rider - piece of the 1980s pop culture is fondly remembered today. Although hardly a top-quality TV show, Knight Rider offered something for everybody: while kids watched it for the adventures of the super-intelligent car KITT, David Hasselhoff provided a little eye candy for the older crowd. https://youtu.be/oNyXYPhnUIs Debuting in 1982, David Hasselhoff and his Pontiac Firebird Trans Am named KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand) , the show ran for four seasons and 90 episodes, with a number of TV movies and short-lived revivals to follow. Michael Arthur Long (David Hasselhoff) was an L.A. cop working undercover until shot in the face and left for dead in the desert. Wilton Knight (Richard Basehart), an eccentric billionaire and founder of Knight Industrie...