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Today's pictures & links:
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Very rare glimpse of an albino moose, not so easy to spot in a snowy forest:
A Primitive art from the future
Ian Pyper created a whole new "naive"/primitive retro-future art genre.
See his gallery here.
"Little Atom World" from the "Atomic World" series:
(image credit: Ian Pyper)
Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable Electronics, or SyNAPSE. "The program will develop a brain inspired electronic 'chip' that mimics that function, size, and power consumption of a biological cortex.
Brains-on-a-chip, robotic rescue choppers, see-through displays -- those are just a few of the projects that the Pentagon's mad science division has hatched up for next year."
Read about this program here:
(images credit: Wired)
Fun with Alligators
Mixed fresh links for today:
Fantastic Glowworm Cave: Stars Underground - [nature]
Vintage Mystery Gadgets - [vintage]
Eat Bananas! You'll thank yourself later - [food]
The Plight of Girls in India - [weird]
California Coastline detailed aerials - [cool site]
Classy Five Dollar Bill from 1896 - [interesting]
The World's Worst Prison Break - [fun video]
Crane Exercise: foolish, crazy stunt - [wow video]
Cool in Japan: Nonsense Instruments - [fun video]
Road-building, retro-future style
A neat way to lay down a highway:
(image credit: Plan 59)
Even better way to get rid of it:
(image credit: Frank Uyttenhove)
Also from Plan59 site, an interesting glimpse of transportation in the future:
(image credit: Plan 59)
The first autobahns (highways) were built in Germany, of course. Here is one in 1930:
Time to pray
When having a little cross in your car might be a good idea:
Frog's Love Song
Dnepro-Petrovsk Mafia Tombstones
Note how almost every Ukranian mafia tombstones depicts a Mercedes - not paid, but very effective advertising!
The next one does not have a Mercedes, but the image is funny when compared to the meaning of the guy's name: "Sukhoi" means "the one who never takes a drop of alcohol" -
Very weird hats
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