Lamborghini Veneno Roadster Country of Origin: Italy Engine: 750-hp, 6.5-liter, 12-cylinder 0-62 mph: 2.9 seconds Starting price: $4.5 million Lamborghini says it plans to build only nine copies of the Lamborghini Veneno Roadster in 2014. Among many other innovations its lightweight body design makes extensive use of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer. Top speed is 221 mph.
Ladies, feel free to cross your legs now, as it hurts to even think about this shocking practice. Indeed, it’s a difficult subject to talk about—but there’s no way it could be left out of a list of modern barbarism. Avoiding any graphic details, it involves the surgical (we use that term loosely) removal of all or part of a female’s external genitalia. It’s mostly done in parts of Africa and the Middle East and has cultural and religious background dating as far back as 484 B.C. Practitioners believe it’s a religious obligation that will control a woman’s libido.