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(Mental) Traffic in Tehran, Iran
The drivers seem pretty polite, dealing with that unregulated intersection.
As opposed to drivers at this REGULATED intersection in St. Petersburg:
Today's pictures & links:
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Light Sculpture in Abandoned Places
Enhance the ugly venue with a brilliant "cleansing" light:
(original unknown, via Encounter)
Hi there, too. Jabba the Hut's my other friend, you know.
The Tyrant and his people:
Mixed fresh links for today:
Magical Macro-Photography, author's site - [gallery]
Best way to clean your kitchen - [hilarious video]
Air Traffic can be beautiful - [wow animation]
Cow abduction evidence, combined with fact - [weird]
Concept cars revealed in Tokyo - [auto]
Good Tutorial on How to Make Art Collages - [useful]
Another silly Japanese prank - [fun video]
First you marry... - [funny video ad]
Radical Wheelchair Stunts - [wow video]
What the...? There is got to be a sane reason for this picture:
UPDATE (thanks Micha!)
The Picture is from the Movie "Blitzmädels an die Front". It's an old – and very strange – West German Movie about the bizarre life of women in the Third Reich. The story follows several girls and young women that gone to be Blitzmädels - Women that worked as support troops for the Wehrmacht, the Nazi Army. The Blitzmädels were not fighting soldiers but worked as secretaries and nurses. The Picture shows the girls at the sport training an qualification review...
Washington State Ferry Taking a Pounding
- an addition to our Heavy Seas articles.
Photos were taken by Ross Fotheringham. Here is how he describes this occasion:
"On Thursday October 18th Western Washington was hit with a 50+ MPH wind storm. Here are my pictures of the event. After work I made my way down to the Mukilteo Lighthouse Park where I witness the Mukilteo to Clinton ferry taking a pounding.
These Issaquah 130 Class ferries are over 300 feet long and 78 feet wide and weight in at 2477 tons (4,954,000 lbs) unloaded......"
(images credit: Ross Fotheringham, used by permission)
"During storms like this the crew plots a course which puts the ferry in the least vulnerable position, but at some point they have to change course, and when they did Puget Sound made up for lost time. After this run the ferry system stopped running at full capacity and ran 1/2 empty for the rest of the night. Note that there are no longer cars visible in the last shot. I'm sure they were washed into the cars behind them."
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