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Time-lapse video: Construction of Airbus A380 in 7 minutes

Moving the huge parts, and the actual construction of this giant aircraft.


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A380 Tailstrike!
(testing the effects of minimum velocity takeoff )


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and the amazing cross-wind landing:


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Today's pictures & links:
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Cool vintage wiring:



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Wet


(original unknown)

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Good Idea


(image credit: lobzik)

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What is this thing?

Is it pig's exercise equipment? or a guillotine??


(original unknown)

UPDATE: The pig-thing is for fixing an animal (usually cows/pigs) while cutting their hoofs/claws. Phil Hofstetter writes: "In the Swiss countryside (where I live), the "Klauenschneider" (claw-cutter) is a common profession - a man with a device as on the picture mounted on a trailer moving from farm to farm!"

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Mixed fresh links for today:

The Sliding Rocks of Racetrack Playa - [fascinating]
Abandoned Housing Project in Taiwan - [flickr set]
Top IT Disasters of all time - [tech]
Skyscraper with Opening Hat - [architecture]
Bees make a hive in a jar - [slightly freaky]
How to Burn Saltwater as Fuel - [wow video]
Narrowest City Houses: Cramped Living - [urban]
Devon Whirlwind - [nature video] - via
The world's most effective speed bump - [fun video]

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Walking to the Sky

"Walking To The Sky" Sculpture (2004), Jonathan Borofsky. Nasher Sculpture Garden, Dallas.


(image credit: Jason Lee)

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New Scrat

almost like something out ot the "Ice Age" movie:



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Pulling his tongue....

Seven ladies on one man. Did he say something wrong?


(image credit: Miss Magnolia)

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Blogger phil hofstetter said...

The pig-thing is for fixing an animal (usually cows / pigs) while cutting their hoofs/claws. On the swiss countryside (where I live), the "Klauenschneider" (claw-cutter) is a common profession - a man with a device as on the picture mounted on a trailer moving from farm to farm!

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