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DRB is the online magazine to complement your daily coffee ritual, specializing in highly-visual, "weird & wonderful" content.

Featuring fascinating art, travel and technology, DRB presents plenty of visual wonders and tons of fascinating info! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram, for your regular "visual caffeine" kick.



Weekly collection of the best links on the web:

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Otherworldly Clouds Over Lake Michigan - [spectacular]
A fight between two mice in the London underground tunnel - [epic pic]
Best Ever Intro to a Movie? - [The Italian Job, 1969]
Very Insightful Article about the Future of Music - [Jon Hassell, 1984]
Vampire Squid Stretching - [wow nature, video]
Whole Stuffed Camel - [really weird food]
Twitter Timeline - [geek infographic]
Subterranea Britannica: Locations - [Urban Exploring]
Bolivia's Death Road (Top Gear, BBC) - [wow video]
One of the Angry Birds found: Bearded Reedling - [wow nature]
Francois de Nome's Imaginary Ruins - [vintage art]
Family of Eight in Huge Converted Tour Bus - [cool video]
The Boeing YAL-1 Airborne Laser - [wow tech, info]
Spectacular: Two Waves Collide - [wow nature]
Painting Restoration Done Right - [geek video]
How Art Arrived at Jackson Pollock - [insightful video]
Smithsonian Releases 2.8 Million Images - [great find]
Flags In The Style Of Other Flags - [mix and blend]
How one German guy draws the map of the US - [funny pic]
How to send an email (fun video from 1984) - [retro tech]
Valerian Saga Portal: Full Reviews - [click on any cover to read review]
GM Car Styling Shows the Future in 1953 - [retro video]
Soviet Space Graphics (new book preview) - [geek art]
If we did not link to this before, we should now - [which color is this dress?]
Diff. Air Force One Designs - [scroll down, pics]
Voice Actor Scams the Scammers! - [fun video]
Construction Workers on the Chrysler Building, 1929 - [wow video]
Incredible sounds created inside an ice hole - [wow video]
The Weirdest Dance Moves Ever? - ["The Band Wagon", wow video]
The Cutest Bush Baby, Adorable Galago - [awww video]
She & Him - Don't Look Back (in Retrofuture style) - [fun video]
Incredible Automatic Music Installation in a Forest - [wow video]
Smoother than Michael Jackson? (moonwalk gliding) - [wow video]
Super Rare Jeff Lynne (pre-ELO) 1969 Songs: 1, 2 - [music videos]
Get Yourself a Rotary Cellphone - [wow find]





Weekly collection of the best links on the web:

#274 - Click Here

The Flying Car is Here? "BlackFly" Launch - [info, video]
Excellent SciFi Concept Art by Colie Wertz - [scifi art]
Lambo V12 Vision Gran Turismo: Futuristic Dream - [wow cars]
Best Interview with William Gibson so far - [cyberpunk]
Spectacular Vintage Board Games - [retro, art]
Awesome Short Glimpse at 1896 Berlin - [street video]
The Most Succesful Spy Listening-Device in History "The Thing" - [tech]
Huge ME 265 Amerika Bomber, 1946 (info) - [wow tech]
Apollo 17 (Last on the Moon) Closing Statements - [bittersweet video]
China Reveals Exotic Flying Saucer-Shaped "Armed Helicopter" - [tech]
Great HD Ride on Shonan Monorail (Japan) (info) - [cool video]
The Germans have a word for it... (more) - [languages]
Soviet Abandoned Pioneer Camp "Skazka" (pics) - [abandoned, exploring]
271 Years Before Pantone: Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book - [history, art]
Doomsday Navigator For America's Deadliest Cold War ICBM - [tech]
"Design For Dreaming" GM Dream Cars 1956 - [wow cars, retro]
Short video from 1993, still relevant today! - [Harlan Ellison's Watching]
The Ross Sisters: Solid Potato Salad (wait for it) - [unbelievable, video]
Final Nixon Tapes Show Surprising Side Of Relationship With Brezhnev (text) - [history]
Dieselpunk by Matthias Develtere - [scifi art]
Most Incredible Bug: Flower Mantis (pics) - [wow nature]
Photoshop-like Full Feature Image Editor (within your browser) - [useful find]
World's Music Charts (Almost Complete) - [interesting find]
1990s TV, 1980s TV, 1970s TV Simulation - [cool sites, retro]
"Her Majesty": Hidden Song on The Beatles "Abbey Road" LP - [cool find]
The English Language in 67 Accents & Random Voices - [fun video]
Ozzy, the Adorable Desk Weasel! - [fun video]
Onion: Memorial Honors Victims Of Imminent Dam Disaster - [fun video]
Great Dance Moves in This Compilation - [wow video]
"The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" Theme Song - [very upbeat stuff]
Pretty Wild: "Iron Sky", The First Four Minutes - [wow video]
Hilarious Spike Jones & His Orchestra Piece, 1952 - [fun video]
Incredible Japanese "Human Art" Show - [wow video]
Quaint and Lovely ELO 1979 Video - [music video]
Make sure to listen to the New ELO Album - [video playlist]





Visual Caffeine #8
Visual Caffeine, Issue 8

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Visual Caffeine #7
Visual Caffeine, Issue 7

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Art Deco
Imperial Dreams: Art Deco Update

Wings, Gears, & Glamorous Ladies

1970s SciFi
DRB Pics-of-the-Day

Grand Space Adventure 1970s Art

Abandoned, Dieselpunk
DRB Pic-of-the-Day

Abandoned: Streamlined Three-wheeler

Visual Caffeine #6
Visual Caffeine, Issue 6

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Visual Caffeine #5
Visual Caffeine, Issue 5

A thrilling blend of art, myths and technology

Quantum Shot #430(rev)
Amazing Submarine Concepts

Every kind, except the yellow ones

Quantum Shot #453(rev)
The Biggest Guns in Human History

"It's not the size that counts" does not seem to apply

Quantum Shot #898
Bizarre Buses

Wacky Wonders of Public Transportation

Quantum Shot #518(rev)
Hellish Weather on Other Planets

Wild, Untamed, and Uncut

Quantum Shot #534(rev)
Medieval Suits of Armor

Metal Body Suits vs. Weapons of Medieval Destruction

Quantum Shot #537(rev)
World's Strangest Theme Parks

Amusement to the (twisted) extremes!

Quantum Shot #897
Enchanting Victorian Fairy Tale Art

"Then world behind and home ahead..."

Quantum Shot #896
Adorable Pedal Cars

Collectible Pedal Vehicles Showcase




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DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #38

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #37

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #36

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #35

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #34

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #33

Loads of cool and rare imagery




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Quantum Shot #895
Japanese Arcades: Gundam Pods & Other Guilty Pleasures

These machines have gone up to the next level

Quantum Shot #894
Modernist Tallinn Architecture

Delicious blend of old and new!

Quantum Shot #527(rev)
Early Supercomputers: A Visual Overview

"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons"



DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #32

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #31

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #30

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #29

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #28

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #27

Loads of cool and rare imagery




Quantum Shot #893
Futuristic Concept Cars of the 1970-80s

French, Italian & Japanese rare beauties

Quantum Shot #892
Epic 1970s French Space Comic Art

DRB Time-Slice: Valérian and Laureline

Quantum Shot #891
The Trees Are Escaping! The Abandoned Prison in French Guiana

"Great Escape" from the Devil's Island

Quantum Shot #890
Videophones from the Future Past

Skype? Smartphone? Google Hangouts?



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Quantum Shot #521(rev)
What Kids (Really) Wish For

The Ultimate Imaginary Gifts List

Quantum Shot #457(rev)
The Last Victorian Leviathan Steam Ship

An Iron Monster, framed in a cloud of billowing white sails

Quantum Shot #889
DRB Time-Slice:
Infinite Music & "Oud" Masterpieces


Unique melody for every day of the year!

Quantum Shot #888
DRB Time-Slice: 1930 Design:
Golden Telephone For Pope Pius


You needed to kneel to speak with Pope Pius XII by phone



DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #26

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #25

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #24

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #23

Loads of cool and rare imagery

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #22

Loads of cool and rare imagery




Quantum Shot #667(rev)
Amazing Automatons, Robots & Victorian Androids

Industrious Clockwork Creatures!

Quantum Shot #887
Colorful South American Buses, Part 2

If you are braving some of the riskiest roads, you might as well have a colorful ride!

Quantum Shot #886
DRB Time-Slice: 1966 Vehicles: Latin America Buses

"Psychedelic-Style" Mercedes-Benz LO 1112 Bus

Quantum Shot #885
Knock Three Times: Esoteric Door Knockers & Door Handles

Most intricate, bizarre, fascinating designs

DRB Pic-of-the-Day
The Majesty of Orion Nebula

Ferocious stellar winds, causing gravitational collapse

Quantum Shot #884
Just Horsing Around (Funny Pics)

Solarium for Horses, and more

Quantum Shot #883
Japanese Umbrellas: Rainbow Variations

Japanese sky melts down... in color

DRB Pic-of-the-Day
"Pale Memory" Traumatic Explosion

Stunning Photo-Realistic (and Wildly Surreal) Paintings by Jeremy Geddes


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