According to the Forbes Billionaires List, Mexican telecom giant Carlos Slim Helu is the world's richest man. He drives a Bentley Continental Flying Spur which costs around 1,70,00,000 Indian rupees.

Reliance India Chairman Mukesh Ambani with a net worth of $22.3 billion is the world's richest Indian in the Forbes list. He drives one of the most luxurious cars, a Maybach 62 along with a Mercedes S Class and a Mercedes SL500. The Maybach is worth a whopping INR 5 crores.

Industrialist Anil Ambani drives a car that suits his personality, a Lamborghini Gallardo. The Gallardo accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.1 seconds and on to a top speed of 325 km/h. Its V10 engine offers 500 hp and 376 lbs-ft of torque.

No, Ratan Tata doesn't drive a Tata Nano. He uses a Mercedes S Class instead. His fleet also includes a Ferrari California, a Maserati Quattroporte, a Cadillac XLR and a Chrysler Sebring.

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya is famous for his passion for vintage cars. However, among his daily drivers is the pricey Maybach 62.

The miserly side of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is no secret. He owns one of the cheapest cars, an Acura TSX. It costs about $30,000 (Rs 17 lakh)

Microsoft founder Bill Gates' daily drive is a Porsche 959 Coupe. Only 230 examples of this car were built and each one costs 2.2 crore Indian rupees.

Another modest billionaire, Steve Ballmer, drives a hybrid Ford Fusion which is worth around 10 lakh Indian rupees.

Financial data tycoon Michael Bloomberg drives an Audi R8 that's worth more than a crore.

Heiress of the Wal-Mart fortune, Alice Walton, is the second richest woman in the world. But she owns a simple car, a 2006 Ford F-150 King Ranch. It is worth Rs 22 lakh.

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, the nephew of Saudi King Abdullah, certainly drives the royal car. However, his Rolls-Royce Phantom is an entry level version and costs around Rs 3.5 crores in India.

Warren Buffett drives a Cadillac DTS which, according to Business Insider, he bought to support the then failing General motors.

Billionaire Michael Dell drives a cool 2004 Porsche Boxter.

Google's current executive Chairman Eric Emerson Schmidt loves the nature and drives a Toyota Prius, which is among the cleanest vehicles in the world.

French businessman and the chief executive officer of PPR François-Henri Pinault drives a Lexus LX SUV.

Ikea founder Ingvard Kamprad is worth an estimated $28 billion according to Forbes. However, he seems to be the humblest among the billionaires and has been driving a 1993 Volvo 240. According to Business Insider, if the car sold today, it would only be worth about $1500 (Rs. 83160)

Oracle founder Larry Ellison has a huge collection of pricey cars but the most prestigious possession is a McLaren F1. Production of this car was stopped in 1998 and only 106 were produced. This car could accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 3.2 seconds. This car is currently worth $4.1 million.

Apple founder Steve Jobs' widow Laurene Powell Jobs drives around in a silver Audi A5.

Phil Knight, co-founder and chairman of Nike, owns an Audi R8.


10-Day Old Baby Dolphin

A baby dolphin is lowered into a swimming pool just hours after being rescued.The mammal was discovered by walkers on a beach near the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo.It was suffering from injuries believed to have been caused by a fishing net.There was no sign of its mother.The dolphin is only about ten days old. Richard Tesore, head of the NGO Rescate Fauna Marina, has been caring for tiny animal in Piriapolis, 62 miles east of the capital, Montevideo.And while his cute charge is a hit with visitors, it seems they must queue behind a penguin if they want to see him. The Magellan penguin is also being looked after at the centre and has taken an interest in the new patient.The natural survival rate for dolphins within their first year of life in the wild is 20 per cent. The death toll of captive born dolphins is much higher. According to the US Marine Mammal Inventory Report did between 1960 and 1993 more than 50 per cent of the dolphins born in captivity within the first four months of life.



Hand painting illusions

- Bristol, UK-born artist.

Huge Cave Systems In Thailand

In more than 30 years as a cave explorer, photographer and guide, John Spies - an Australian based in Thailand - has visited 85 caves, discovered incredible formations, documented prehistoric cave art, ancient underworld burial grounds, Buddhist temples and strange eyeless forms of life.
John has discovered caves never before visited by humans and his expertise in the field has led him to work with Sir David Attenborough on his acclaimed Planet Earth BBC television series.
John Spies stands at the entrance chamber of Tham Susa in Pang Mapha, Thailand, a filming site for BBC's Planet Earth
John runs the Cave Lodge guest house in northern Thailand where prices start from just £2 per night and adventure tours to the caves led by John can be arranged for only £12 for a group of five people. For more information see
Ian Robinson explores the Tham Pha Puak (White Cliff) Cave in Pang Mapha, Thailand
Shan Man Ong, standing on a bamboo raft, explores the downstream entrance of Tham Lod cave in Pang Mapha, Thailand
John Spies explores the Tham Lod in Pang Mapha, Thailand
Dave Pierce stands on a ledge at the entrance to the Tham Nam Lang cave in Pang Mapha, Thailand
Kerry Hamilton climbs a cave rope attached to bamboo scaffolding to scale a waterfall inside Tham Susa cave in Pang Mapha, Thailand
John Spies explores the Christmas cave, in Pang Mapha, Thailand 

Benson sculpture garden

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