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Dynamic Sand Drawing
The picture changes according to your whimsy - drawing with colored sand:
Today's pictures & links:
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The Biggest Fire-Engine in the World
Monster Truck Rides USA and Liberty-1 Motorsports present the Big Red - possibly the world's longest (38') and heaviest (29,960 lbs) monster truck in the world. It's a fully functional fire truck, built on the late-30s vintage International Harvester D series platform:
(image credit: bigredmonsterfiretruck.com)
Can't refrain from a guilty pleasure of posting
Some of the strangest limousines in the world:
SUVs of all kinds:
These Lambo- & Ferrari conversions are just ugly in my humble opinion:
what is the point of this one, though? -
This is just what we'd expect: the chariot of the Russian mafia -
Mixed fresh links for today:
7 Abandoned Wonders of America - [cool article]
Japanese Bug Fights. Yes, Bug Fights... in Japan - [weird]
Tether Car Racing in the 40s - [vintage]
Swiss Panoramas: Dreamland - [nature]
Retrofuture: Skyscraper Airport - [futurist]
Wow: Long Exposure Light Show - [urban art]
The whole bunch of hilarious signs - [funny]
These laptops like to be abused - [tech]
Dancing Store Clerk - [fun video]
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Some things were never meant to be deep-fried
Fritture: new art of frying RANDOM objects.
Here is a deep-fried robot:
And of course, deep-fried gun:
(image credit: Mirko Credito)
Car vs. Plane
Addition to our "Car vs. Fighter Jet Challenge" article:
Lamborghini Reventon vs. the fighter jet (a Tornado F22) at the Ghedi airport in Italy. The Lamborghini Reventon almost won the race!
Here is the video of this event:
Plains, Trains & Automobiles:
Photo by O. Winston Link. Read more info here.
From the page: "Link used a total of 43 flash bulbs, all fired simultaneously to achieve this magnificent result. Winston once stated, "Since I could only see the headlight of the locomotive in total darkness, I did not know until the flash was fired that I had captured this prize." The couple in the foreground sits in Winston's 1952 Buick convertible."
(image credit: O. Winston Link)
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