Monthly Archives: June 2011

BrewDog’s The End Of History, the Strongest Beer in the World

At 55% ABV (Alcohol by volume), The End Of History by BrewDog is the strongest beer in the world to date. This beer is served in a bottle wrapped with dead stoats, squirrels or hares. And if you don’t get drunk with the content, maybe the price will get you. Each bottle can be purchased at $762 – also the most expensive in the world. It is made by Scottish brewery BrewDog and only 11 bottles will be available for sale.

BrewDog's The End Of History, the Strongest Beer in the World

BrewDog’s The End Of History, the Strongest Beer in the World. Image via

This concoction got it’s name from the famous work of philosopher Francis Fukuyama, who defined history as the evolution of the political system and traced this through the ages until we got the Western Democratic paradigm. For him this was the end point of man’s political evolution and consequently the end of history.

BrewDog's The End Of History tops the stongest beer list

BrewDog’s The End Of History tops the stongest beer list. Image via

The End Of History tops the list of the world’s strongest and most expensive beer. Its nearest competitor, the Schorschbräu Schorschbock only have 43% ABV and is made by Georg Tscheuschner of Schorschbräu brewery in Northern Bavaria – a three time holder of the record.

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, the Fastest Road-legal Car in the World

With a top speed of 431.07 km/h (267.85 mph), the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport edition is the fastest road-legal car in the world. That record top speed was recorded on June 26, 2010 by Bugatti’s official test driver Pierre Henri Raphanel and was verified by Guinness World Records officials.

Bugatti Veyron Super Sports -  the world's fastest road-legal car

Bugatti Veyron Super Sports – the world's fastest road-legal car. Image via

This edition has only 30 to be built, of which 5 will be capable of this top speed and the first 5 production Super Sports will have the same black and orange finish as the record setting car. As a safety precaution and to protect the tires, the top speed of customer cars will be electronically limited to 415 km/h (258 mph).

Bugatti Veyron Super Sports with spoiler up

Bugatti Veyron Super Sports with spoiler up. Image via

Bugatti Veyron cars are designed and developed by the German Volkswagen Group and produced by Bugatti Automobiles SAS. It is named after the French racing driver Pierre Veyron, who won the 24 hours of Le Mans in 1939 while racing for the original Bugatti company. The car was also named Car of the Decade (2000–2009) by the BBC television program Top Gear.

Diva Vodka, the Most Expensive Vodka in the World

If you are craving for a vodka and have much money to spare, how about getting one of Diva Vodka, the most expensive vodka in the world. One bottle of 0.7 liter can cost between you between $60 to $1.6 million – yes, million.

Diva Vodka - most expensive vodka in the world

Diva Vodka – most expensive vodka in the world. Image via

Each bottle of Diva Vodka contains a tube filled with 48 expensive crystals that can be used as garnish. The crystals includes cubic zircona, smoky topaz, pink tourmaline, amethyst, citrine and peridot. The unique combination of crystals defines the price of each bottle.

Diva Vodka with expesive crystals in the center

Diva Vodka with expesive crystals in the center. Image via

This vodka is made in Scotland by Blackwood Distillers. It is distilled three times, ice-filtered through Nordic birch charcoal and then passed through a sand of crushed diamonds and other expensive gems.

Pan-American Highway, the Longest Road in the World

At 47,958 kilometres (29,800 miles) in total length, the Pan-American Highway is the Longest Road in the World. The road starts in Fairbanks, Alaska and ends in Brasilia, Brazil. The road is so long that it passes through many countries, many diverse climates and ecological types, from dense jungles, to arid deserts, to cold mountain passes. Some stretches of the road are passable only during the dry season and in many parts driving is occasionally hazardous.

Pan-American Highway -  the longest road in the world

Pan-American Highway – the longest road in the world. Image via

Although there is a section of 87 kilometres (54 miles) in Panama called the Darien Gap where the road does not connect, Guinness World Records still lists it as the longest road in the world. It travels through 14 countries, namely: Canada, United States, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Argentina.

Pan-Americana - Atacama Dessert, Peru

A section of Pan-Americana – Atacama Dessert, Peru. Image via