The History of BMW from 1916 to Present

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BMW brand is one of the world’s foremost luxury and super-performance cars. Bayerische Motoren Werke or more popularly known as BMW is a German-based automobile company and was established on the year 1916. For the logo, the company name is placed in a black circle. It was a stylized propeller in blue/white segments; a representation of what a pilot sees when they see the propellers in flight. The colors come from the flag of Bavaria.
The founders were Franz Josef Popp, Karl Rapp and Camillo Castiglioni. The CEO and Chairman of the Board of Management was Harald Kruger. Initially, BMW was Rapp Motorenwerke, an aircraft manufacturing company In 1918, BMW produced its first aircraft engine called BMW IIIa. Soon after, the company produced jet engine and Warcraft designs for World War II. In 1959, the company suffered from financial crisis and switched to automobile manufacturing. BMW’s first car: “Dixi” based on its Austin 7 model.

BMW is the parent company of automobile maker Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. BMW belongs to the German Big 3 together with Audi and Mercedes Benz. In 2012, BMW was voted as the most successful automobile production unit with 1,845,186 automobiles and 117,109 motorcycles. According to recent reports, more than 20 BMWs are participating in Formula One.

Source : BMW Facts

How to make Money Flipping Domain Names

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As today’s world becomes more focused on the internet, creating passive income streams has become the new trend to earn money. One of the more profitable ways to earn residual income through the internet is flipping domain names, website flipping or web hosting reseller; however, it is important to be properly informed on the income-generating idea before you jump in. This infographic is a includes a brief background regarding domain names, the profitability of domains names, and a step by step guide to flipping domain names.

Domain flipping means buying domains that are priced low and then selling them for a higher price. The fiercest competition is for domains that use short generic words like porn.com or fund.com to describe lucrative internet business. Fund.com was sold for $10 million in March 2008. The highest reported sale of a three-letter domain in 2008 was $202,000 for cpc.com. The web address was sold to Contract Pharmacal Corp. by the registrar Moniker. There is also hierarchy in the value of domains based on popularity of the suffix or “extension” that follows the name. For example, a “.com” domain name is generally more valuable than “.org” or “.net”. Dot-com is always going to be the blue chip standard because the extension is already deeply ingrained in the minds of internet users.

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The Evolution of the Ugly Christmas Sweater

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When you attend a party, do not pass up on the opportunity to wear the ugliest Christmas sweater. People of all ages can participate in the ugly sweater craze to give friends something they can laugh about. Holidays are usually fraught with tension and stress; share a joke with your friends by donning an Ugly Christmas Sweater during the annual party. Ugly Christmas Sweater has become a ubiquitous feature of the holiday season. Telltale signs of the Ugly Christmas Sweaters include the liberal use of reds and greens, comically large snowmen, reindeers and Christmas trees, pompoms and other felt appliqué.

The Ugly Christmas Sweater has existed in the United States since the 19th century. Bill Cosby is the modern day pioneer of the trend and became known as the ugly sweater icon. With the rise of Ugly Christmas Sweaters parties, both the young and old are rushing to top each other with the most frills, bows and gouache decorations ever. The sweater thrived commercially because it conjures up memories of grandma and associations with holiday cheer. People throw contests for the ugliest sweater online and at parties with co-workers and friends. The boom in ugly sweaters is fueled by Google juice. Americans are embracing hideous knits as a celebration and mockery of holiday excesses and Christmas aesthetics

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2016 US Presidential Election

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The United States presidential election of 2016 is scheduled on a Tuesday, November 08, 2016. This will be the 58th quadrennial US president election. Businessman and reality television personality Donald Trump is the Republican Party’s presidential candidate while former Secretary of State and US Senator from New York, Hilary Clinton is the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate. This infographic will help and guide you through the background of the two presidential candidates of 2016.

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CPD Bytes – Overcoming the Effects of Dyslexia through Awareness

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Dyslexia is a common learning difficulty that causes problems with writing, reading and spelling. However, unlike learning disabilities, dyslexia does not affect intelligence. Dyslexia can be a lifelong problem that can present challenges on a daily basis but with support available to improve reading and writing skills, those with problems can be successful at school and at work. It is estimated that up to 1 in every 10 to 20 people in the United Kingdom has some degree of dyslexia. Approximately 15% of people have dyslexia. Most people do not know they are dyslexic. Dyslexia occurs in people of all backgrounds. Dyslexia is found in speakers of every language and country but rates vary. Men and women are equally likely to have dyslexia. Approximately 25% of children with ADHD also have dyslexia.

With appropriate teaching methods and motivation, dyslexics can successfully learn anything. Assistive technology is opening all kinds of doors to literacy and learning. Audio books and text to speech applications are two of the most important accessibility tools. Dyslexics excel at connecting ideas, thinking out of the box, 3D mapping and seeing the “big picture”. People with dyslexia often find success in the fields of art, computer science, design, drama, electronics, math, mechanics, music, physics, sales and sports.

Source : www.cpdbytes.com

In 8 years – The Netherlands – All Roofs Must be Asbestos Free. Bee on Time!

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This is an infographic on Asbestos. The characteristics of asbestos is strong, hardwearing, isolating, cheap and fire resistant. They are used in (1) corrugated iron with asbestos, (2) panels with asbestos, (3) screeds with asbestos, (4) chimney with asbestos and (5) pipe insulations with asbestos. Asbestos is very dangerous for our health. It causes asbestoosis or lung substance, mesothelioma (asbestos cancer) and lung cancer. Every year 1400 deaths in Netherlands because of asbestos. Asbestos was prohibited to use in the Netherlands in the year 1993 and EU last 2005. Thus, all asbestos roofs have to be removed in 2024 in the Netherlands.

So how do we recognize asbestos? It is said that 16% of the Dutch people thinks they are able to recognize asbestos. The steps for removing asbestos by a certified organization are as follows. Step 1: Application for asbestos inventory report. Step 2: Reporting via Omgevingsloket Online to the local government. Step 3: Making an Action Plan. Step 4: Removing, draining en depositing of asbestos roofs. Step 5: Final inspection on behalf of airsafety-norm NEN 2990. Step 6: Invoice to customer (according to rules subsidy 2016). Step 7: Application subsidy through MijnRVO.nl

Source : http://www.bme.nl/nieuws/asbestdaken-infographic-en