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April 18, 2014 - Pic-of-the-Day
Enchanting Waterfall Island

Like the Nagrand region in World of Warcraft

April 12, 2014 - DRB Series
Amazing Optical Illusions (DRB Series)

One of the most extensive collections of awesome optical illusions on the web!

April 8, 2014 - Quantum Shot #869
Mind-Blowing Optical Illusions, Part 6

"The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them"

April 2, 2014 - Quantum Shot #868
Incredible Optical Illusions, Part 5

"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."

March 26, 2014 - Quantum Shot #228(rev)
Optical Illusions Update

Your eyes see one thing, your mind believes another!

#217 - Week of March 25, 2014

Tour of the Universe, Macro-Scale - [watch this video!]
Our Universe as an image (actually only 0.000001% of it) - [yellow dots are galaxies]
The mystery of Mont Blanc's hidden treasure - [fascinating]
World Military Strength Comparison, more - [cold facts, charts]
Hashima Island: The Forgotten World - [abandoned]
The Uncomfortable Objects! - [weird art]
SpaceX: Massive Rocket to Mars - [wow space]
Look close at this surreal island - [fantasy art]
A New Kind of Playground - [good article]
Beautiful Vintage Lunch Boxes - [retro, design]
Awesome Re-Entry Suit Concept, info - [wow tech, art]
Maps Before Maps- [vintage, art]
Micro-Photography: New Fantastic Site - [wow galleries]
Most Beautiful Libraries in the World - [architecture]
Oklahoma City Sonic Boom Tests in the 1960s - [interesting]
Ruin Lust: Awesome Visuals - [abandoned]
How to Moonwalk Properly - [useful?]
The Anti-Social Network? - [geek info]
Insects as the Future of Food - [weird, science]
Diagram Award: Oddest Book Titles of the Year - [funny]
Afraid of Heights? Don't Watch This - [wow video]
GoPro Camera on a Pelican - [wow video]
Another Miserable Forklift Fail - [fun video]
Incredible Video of Ship vs. Heavy Seas - [wow video]
Proof of ships bending during storms - [wow video]
Incredibly Realistic Gaming: GTA - [wow video]
Awesome Motivational Video by Nike - [cool video]
Jean Michelle Jarre: Live in Paris - [full music video, concert]
Strangest Phobias and Fears of People - [interesting]

March 18, 2014 - Quantum Shot #334(rev)
Optical Illusions in Art, Part 3

We love it when pictures play with our minds

March 11, 2014 - Quantum Shot #867
Auto Oops! Bizarre Car Accidents, Part 7

New batch of maddeningly mysterious wrecks

March 6, 2014 - Quantum Shot #868
Exceptional British 1950s Scifi Artwork

Quintessential Space Pulp Art by Ron Turner and others

#216 - Week of March 1, 2014

Star in a Bottle: Most Epic Project - [wow science]
Car Test Track on the Roof - [wow vintage]
Olympus BioScapes 2013 Winners Gallery - [spectacular!]
The World's Longest Aircraft / Airship - [wow video]
Crazy Underside of the Red-eyed Tree Frog - [awesome pic]
New Revolutionary Way to Read? - [decide for yourself]
Great Lost Manuscripts of SciFi & Fantasy - [fascinating]
The Monster-Sized Galaxy! vs. our Milky Way - [wow space]
Google's Project Tango, Awesome Maps - [geek news]
Fantastic Huge "Desert Breath" Art - [wow art]
Cockney Rhyming Slang ATM - [funny]
Very Attractive Houses in a Forest- [architecture]
Hundreds of Earth-like Planets... - [space dream]
Amazing Geometric (Abstract) Sand Castles - [wow art]
Large, Colorful Bottle Cap Collection - [Flickr set]
11 Jobs That No Longer Exist - [found on Reddit]
Architecturally Impressive Banks Glass Offices - [design]
Brilliant Project: "Where I Write" - [fascinating]
Man With 3-D Printer Prints 3-D Printer... - [funny]
Celebrity Meat... What?! - [unbelievable]
Super-Tumblr: Deus Ex Architektura - [cool site]
Crossing 200ft Deep Reservoir Drain - [wow video]
1 Horse Power Chainsaw - [fun video]
Van Damme does it again... - [fun video]
Crazy Card Throwing Tricks - [wow video]
Awesome CG-generated Audrey Hepburn! - [wow video ad]
Hilarious Video Ad: Havoc in a Library - [fun video]
Super Animation Short: Steam Races! - [wow video]
The Dumbest Criminals! - [funny roundup]
What can Quality Schnallty do for you? - [promotion]

February 25, 2014 - Quantum Shot #867
Extreme Parenting & Wild, Wild Kids! Part 2

The Joys and Perils of Having Interesting Kids

February 17, 2014 - Quantum Shot #240(rev)
Creation and Destruction of Sand Mandalas

Profound Art Ritual Reflecting the Sanctity of Our Lives

February 13, 2014 - Quantum Shot #866
Funny Sports Update

Underwater Ice Hockey, Extreme Stunts, etc.(Pics)

February 8, 2014 - Quantum Shot #373(rev)
The New Motor, or the Steam-Powered Messiah

The strange, true tale (plus some wicked cyberpunk art)

#215 - Week of February 3, 2014 - Click Here

January 29, 2014 - DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #15

Loads of cool and rare imagery

January 27, 2014 - Quantum Shot #865
Machines Alive! The Whimsical Art of Boris Artzybasheff

Is it a dream, or a nightmare?

January 24, 2014 - Quantum Shot #234(rev)
Automated Musical Instruments

Music Robots: No Performer Necessary

January 20, 2014 - Quantum Shot #864
Pulp Pleasures: Eando Binder

"Where Eternity Ends" and other rare gems

#214 - Week of January 16, 2014 - Click Here

January 15, 2014 - Quantum Shot #863
Epic Fantasy: the Start of the Journey

Part 2 of our "Best Classic Fantasy" series

January 12, 2014 - Quantum Shot #862
Strange Shadows: Best Classic Fantasy

Fantasy "Glitches in the Matrix", Epic Lands, and more!

January 7, 2014 - Quantum Shot #189(rev)
American Supersonic Airliners:
Race for a Dream

Supersonic Marvels, Largely Forgotten Today

January 4, 2014 - BEST OF DRB
Best of DRB in 2013

The Greatest Hits of the Year

December 31, 2013 - DRB Feel-Good
Happy Holidays from DRB!

2014 Feel-Good Issue, Part 2

December 25, 2013 - DRB Feel-Good
Christmas Feel-Good Special

Happy Holidays and Great New 2014 Year from DRB!

December 23, 2013 - Quantum Shot #861
Epic Space Fiction by Alastair Reynolds

"Nostalgia for Infinity", indeed

#213 - Week of December 18, 2013 - Click Here

December 13, 2013 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

Incl. "The Coldest Place On Earth"

December 11, 2013 - DRB Series
Magnificent Fractals (DRB Series)

Probably the Most Spectacular Collection of Fractals on the Web

December 9, 2013 - Quantum Shot #133(rev)
Fractals For Food

If You Eat This, Will It Make You Better At Math?

December 7, 2013 - Quantum Shot #535(rev)
Three-Dimensional Mechanical Fractals

Don't stare at them for too long, or your brain will capsize!

December 3, 2013 - Quantum Shot #860
Cinerama: "The Next Big Thing That Was"

Curved screens, gigantic projectors & "out-of-this-world" picture

November 28, 2013 - Quantum Shot #91(rev)
Pre-Fractal Art

Stunning Examples of Fractal Art in History

November 25, 2013 - Quantum Shot #859
A Codebreaker's Dream: The Bombe!

"The Bombe" vs. "The Enigma" code battle

November 23, 2013 - Quantum Shot #858
Extremely Weird Bus Stops & Shelters

Wildly bizarre bus stop "creations"

#212 - Week of November 20, 2013 - Click Here


November 17, 2013 - Feel-Good Issue
DRB Feel-Good Issue #13

Loads of cool and rare imagery

November 14, 2013 - Quantum Shot #857
Incredible Balancing Acts & Tightrope Walking

Up on the Roof: Not for the Faint of Heart

October 31, 2013 - Quantum Shot #856
The Creepiest Mannequins

Serious Halloween Scares and Frights

October 27, 2013 - DRB Series
World's Strangest Vehicles (DRB Series)

Automotive design madness

October 25, 2013 - Quantum Shot #855
Wildly Funny Frogs

Frogs in their "moments of weakness"

#211 - Week of October 22, 2013 - Click Here

October 20, 2013 - Feel-Good Issue
DRB Feel-Good Issue #12

Loads of cool and rare imagery

October 18, 2013 - Quantum Shot #854
World's Strangest Vehicles, Part 5

The Truly Bizarre Car Zoo!

October 14, 2013 - Quantum Shot #394(rev)
Deadliest Creatures (that are Easiest to Miss)

Real terror lurks in quiet darkness

October 10, 2013 - Quantum Shot #853
"Music For... What?" Weird Album Covers

Music for Vacuuming, and much much more!

#210 - Week of October 8, 2013 - Click Here


October 5, 2013 - Feel-Good Issue
DRB Feel-Good Issue #11

Loads of cool and rare imagery

October 1, 2013 - Quantum Shot #404(rev)
World's Strangest Vehicles, Part 4

Sheer Auto Adrenaline!

September 28, 2013 - Quantum Shot #526(rev)
World's Most Curious Ephemera, Part 2

The Art of Luggage Labels, etc.

September 26, 2013 - Quantum Shot #366(rev)
World's Most Curious Ephemera

Pieces of Paper that Intrigue & Inspire

September 24, 2013 - Quantum Shot #852
World's Strangest Motorcycles

The Ultimate Unusual Bike Collection

#209 - Week of September 22, 2013 - Click Here


September 20, 2013 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

Incl. "High-Powered Laser Wonder Cleaning"

September 19, 2013 - Quantum Shot #297(rev)
World's Strangest Vehicles, Part 3

Cars that are... different

September 15, 2013 - Quantum Shot #226(rev)
World's Strangest Vehicles, Part 2

Automotive wrongness, or the new kind of right?

September 12, 2013 - Quantum Shot #205(rev)
"Vertical Grass" Art & Architecture

Transient Green Masterpieces

September 7, 2013 - Quantum Shot #851
Huge Semi-Submersible Ships

Real-life "Sea Monsters & Giants of the Waves"

#208 - Week of September 4, 2013 - Click Here


September 1, 2013 - Feel-Good Issue
DRB Feel-Good Issue #10

Loads of cool and rare imagery

August 31, 2013 - Quantum Shot #850
Steampunk Scooter & Other Machines by Arthur van Poppel

Jules Verne's Styled Music Submarines

August 27, 2013 - Quantum Shot #849
Japanese Contemporary 2D Artists

Spectacular, complex, sophisticated

August 21, 2013 - Quantum Shot #398(rev)
Japanese Creative Barcodes

"Barcode Revolution" is sweeping the world

#207 - Week of August 24, 2013 - Click Here

August 19, 2013 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

Incl. "Fine Arts Bombing"

August 18, 2013 - Pic-of-the-Day
Great Space & Pulp Art by Norman Saunders

Damsels in distress, all over the time and space

August 15, 2013 - Quantum Shot #848
Joystick Car Dashboards

Joyful, Joyful Joystick Driving!

August 12, 2013 - Quantum Shot #847
Flash Dance: Digital Dashboards of the 1980s

Every car like a "Knight Rider"

August 9, 2013 - Quantum Shot #124(rev)
We Dare You to Play These Scores!

It's a mad, mad, mad, mad music

August 6, 2013 - Quantum Shot #174(rev)
The Ekranoplans Showcase, 1
The Ekranoplans Showcase, 2

Truly fantastic machines, now in large format

August 5, 2013 - DRB Series
"Extreme Design by Luigi Colani" Series

Part of our Futurism category, an essential overview

#206 - Week of August 4, 2013 - Click here


August 1, 2013 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

Incl. "Craziest Flying Machine Ever Built"

July 31, 2013 - Quantum Shot #563(rev)
Extraordinary Clocks and Watches

"Time does not exist. Clocks exist."

July 28, 2013 - Quantum Shot #846
Russian 1916 Wooden Aircraft Carrier?

Huge 100-meter-plus vessels were going down the Volga

July 26, 2013 - Quantum Shot #845(2)
Uniquely Creative Ads, Issue 15: Visual Drama

Incl. the funniest screw-ups in advertisement

July 24, 2013 - Quantum Shot #845
Uniquely Creative Ads, Issue 15

Visual Kick & Creativity (Targeting You and Your Money)

July 22, 2013 - Quantum Shot #844
Airship Dreams, Part 2: Even Bigger!

More glorious Zeppelins for a dieselpunk treat

#205 - Week of July 20, 2013 - Click Here


July 18, 2013 - Feel-Good Issue
DRB Feel-Good Issue #9

Loads of cool and rare imagery

July 15, 2013 - Quantum Shot #382(rev)
Airship Dreams, Part 1

Glorious Retro Airships & New Extreme Dirigibles

July 12, 2013 - Pic-of-the-Day
Pic-of-the-Day: Mrs. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall

Vintage good humour

July 10, 2013 - Quantum Shot #843
Why Not? LEGO Real Life Construction Ideas

LEGO Bridges, LEGO Concrete, and Soaring Umbrellas

July 9, 2013 - Quantum Shot #328(rev)
Retro-Future: Glorious Urbanism

When living in mega-cities was considered a privilege

July 7, 2013 - Quantum Shot #842
Internet Needs More Cats! (Funny Pics)

The Ultimate New Collection of Cats

#204 - Week of July 4, 2013 - Click Here


July 1, 2013 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

Incl. "Mind-bending Kinetic Tower"

June 27, 2013 - Quantum Shot #841
Extreme Futuristic Boats & Super Yachts

Floating laps of luxury, and more!

June 24, 2013 - Quantum Shot #840
Automotive Madness! (Funny Pics, Part 2)

Idiotic drivers and their magnificent machines

June 22, 2013 - Quantum Shot #839
Glorious Retrofuture from Japan, Part Two

Dramatic Rescues, Aliens and the Apocalypse

#203 - Week of June 19, 2013 - Click Here

June 16, 2013 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

Incl. "Animals vs. Reporters"

June 13, 2013 - Quantum Shot #838
Extreme Small Boats & Yachts: Retro Coolness

I'll Float Away, Hallelujah!

June 10, 2013 - Quantum Shot #837
The Lady Vanishes

Stealing the Most Famous Painting in the World

June 4, 2013 - Quantum Shot #836
Awesome & Weird Chocolate

Incredible, bizarre and (mostly) yummy chocolate ideas

June 1, 2013 - Quantum Shot #835
London Necropolis Railway

Exploring little-known, morbid slice of London history

#202 - Week of May 31, 2013 - Click Here

May 25, 2013 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

Incl. "Not For the Scared of Heights"

May 20, 2013 - Quantum Shot #834
Topological Marvel: The Klein Bottle in Art

Impossible shape with no distinct "inside" or "outside"

May 16, 2013 - Quantum Shot #833
The Cutest Animals: Awww Update

In our tough world we need a shot of cuteness...

May 12, 2013 - Quantum Shot #832
Glory of Early Aviation (1930s-1960s)

Vintage Air Travel Posters and Airline Nostalgia

The Complete Collection of DRB Biscotti issues is now available in one place - Click here

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