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Epic House Move
House move in Providence, RI by Gary Sylvester's Building Movers.
Here is a similarly interesting move of German Church Emmaus-Kirche (read more here)
Today's pictures & links:
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(image credit: Helene Desplechin)
UPDATE: Curtis sent in this info: "This "Elephant Ride-In" took place in June 2006 in Ayutthaya, Thailand. The elephants and their mahouts, who work the tourism trade in the historical former Siamese capital city, were being treated to a free screening of the Thai computer-animated feature "Khan Kluay", which is the story of a young elephant that eventually grows up to be the war elephant of King Naresuan. This link has a bit more."
Soviet TV receiver PC case mod
Peteris Tenisons sent us pictures of the case mod, made from a Soviet TV receiver REKORD, 1961.
Two computer specialists constructed the basics -
AMD Athlon(tm) 64x2 Dual Core Processor3800+
Kingston 1024MB RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 6100nForce
Creative Audigy Soundblaster 7.1
Behold TV M6
Samsung DualHinge 17" TFT LCD monitor
A sound engineer from Netherlands installed a custom-built sub-woofer and speakers with motion sensitive cream-coloured LEDs to imitate the flickering of TV lamps. And a jeweler was invited to polish up on exterior details and create a power switch in front of the monitor by using the REKORD metal logo.
Mixed fresh links for today:
Akryls: fantastic animation - [movie]
Backstreets of Tokyo & Osaka at night - [pictorial]
Disaster in a Little Land - [pictures]
Gigantic Eiffel Tower cable car system - [fascinating] - via
Interesting Hoverwing concept - [tech] - via
Air-conditinioning for the brain - [weird]
Battle of the cat with... - [fun video]
Wood gas truck from WWII - [car video]
Best Horse Stunt you'll see all day - [fun video]
How to turn yourself into a vending machine:
(addition to our article)
There is the whole "Urban Camouflage" trend, as shown in this article.
WebUrbanist has more info. Artist: Aya Tsukioka.
(image credit: Aya Tsukioka)
Speaking of vending machines and kiosks, some do not have very original graphics:
Road-Rail Vehicles update
Our article just got updated with this cool dual-purpose bus:
In the 50s and 50s in Germany, a bus was shuttling between stations Montabaur and Siershahn:
(image credit: mibaone.de)
Visit this site - Human Descent - for more inpired Photoshop work.
(image credit: Human Descent)
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