(Worldkings) Top 100 famous collections around the world - P11. Sultan of Brunei Car Collection is at 7,000 Cars & Growing
(Worldkings.org) - The Sultan of Brunei cars proves he is the world’s richest royal according to Forbes, which oddly doesn’t list him in the top billionaires of the world, but it’s safe to say that Sultan Brunei has a net worth of $20 billion, give or take $500 million.
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P10. L'Incomparable diamond necklace
(Worldkings.org) - Known as L’Incomparable, this necklace created by Lebanese jeweller Mouawad features the world’s largest internally flawless diamond.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – April 18, 2019 - Sweat-collecting bandage could replace blood sampling
(Worldkings.org) Nobody likes having blood samples taken, which is why we've seen a number of devices that gather sweat from the skin and then analyze it. An inexpensive new bandage-like biosensor simplifies that concept, as it doesn't incorporate any electronic components.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – April 18, 2019 - Xiaomi crowdfunds the Lighten AI English reading companion/translator
(Worldkings.org) The gadget comes with a 13MP Sony IMX214 camera which captures the texts in a book placed in front of it. The camera has a wide angle and can capture texts with a 1750cm2 radius.
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P9. The Imperial State Crown
(Worldkings.org) - The Imperial State Crown is formed from an openwork gold frame, mounted with three very large stones, and set with 2868 diamonds in silver mounts, largely table-, rose- and brilliant-cut, and coloured stones in gold mounts, including 17 sapphires, 11 emeralds and 269 pearls.
(Worldkings) Top 100 famous collections around the world - P9. This Amazing Ferrari Collection Is Prancing Horse Perfection
(Worldkings.org) - Switzerland is an incredibly beautiful country. Anyone who’s been there knows what we’re talking about, but for adventurous auto enthusiasts there’s an Italian treasure hidden among the mountains. The owner is unknown, and the exact location is a mystery save for a few fortunate souls who’ve been invited. We do know the owner of this collection is on Instagram, where he goes by the name Swizzcars.
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world - P8. Codex Leicester - The Masterpiece of the Genius Leonardo Da Vinci
(Worldkings.org) - What goes on in the mind of genius? The answer for this question can be partially found through Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester: a 500 year-old notebook containing his 72 pages of cross-disciplinary ruminations.
(Worldkings) Top 100 treasures of the world – P7. The Star of Adam - the largest star sapphire in the world.
(Worldkings.org) - The Star of Adam is an oval-shaped blue star sapphire, currently the largest star sapphire in the world. It weighs 1,404.49 carats (280.898 g; 9.9084 oz), and its estimated value is at least US$100 million. However, its expected worth at auction is up to US$175 million. Prior to its discovery, the Black Star of Queensland, weighing 733 carats (146.6 g), was the largest star sapphire gem in the world.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – April 15, 2019 - Luma self-cleaning water bottle
(Worldkings.org) Luma and environmentally friendly reusable water bottle is equipped with a unique ultraviolet system that allows the bottle to self clean, killing up to 99.999% of bacteria in your water and bottle.
(Worldkings) Top 100 famous collections around the world – P7. Origami creatures piece paper talented Brian Chan
(Worldkings.org) - These bright and beautiful creatures seem to reveal the full complexity of life - and yet each is made from a piece of paper.