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Creepy Fingered Musical Instrument

You've seen the ultimate music machine animation on DRB before... This comes from the same source - Animusic (where you can buy the whole DVD of similarly bizarre music videos). This time it's the many-fingered guitar/violin hybrid robot:



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Also see our "Automated Musical Instruments" article....
Today's pictures & links:

"Give us your mushrooms!.."


(original unknown)

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Follow this bus... with caution

A painted bus end that can give you a scare on a busy highway:



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B-52 breaking the sound barrier

Among many images that show the Prandtl-Glauert effect occuring at transonic speeds, this is probably the most impressive:


(image via)

For other great "Jets & Clouds" effects, see our article here. Here is the same condensation effect seen around the shuttle:


(image via)

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Where are YOU going?


(original unknown)

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Multi-Processor Computing

Washington, D.C. "Bonus Bureau, Computing Division - 1924. See larger format here.


(image credit: shorpy)

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Mixed fresh links for today:

More of the NASA preparation, also - [space]
Simply Epic Collection of Russian Vintage Posters - [flickr slideshow]
Tiny Houses: comfortable? - [cool architecture]
Interesting ways to serve food, more - [design]
Taiwanese Scooter Names - [flickr set]
Outrageously Expensive Gadgets - [lifestyle]
Major Fail for Hummer & other SUVs - [car video]
Albino Alligator and Two-headed Turtle - [wow video]
"Digital Grunt" Comedy - [fun video] - via
Wow - DVDs for only one dollar - [sponsored]

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Nostalgic "Gelaskins" for your iPhone and iPod

Lyle Owerko hit some very emotional and nostalgic spot, with his vintage tape recorder designs - (more info)


(image credit: Lyle Owerko)

This seems to be the logical continuation of his "Boombox Project"

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Star / Fire


(original unknown)

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Tornadoes and Waterspouts in Siberia!

Something unheard of in the area of Surghut: and not even one but two waterspouts at once!




(images via bear-net)

Tornadoes are VERY unusual for the region, in fact, these could be the first ever. View from the city:


(image credit: Inga)

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He's a well respected bug... Doing the best things so conservatively

Among many Bug's Ugly Faces there was not one showing an ounce of intelligence. So here is a picture of a somewhat learned bug:



Here is a video, in case you wondered about the title.

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Of course! We knew that all along


(image via)

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A Free Thinker. (illustration to this)



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4 Comments:

Anonymous Will said...

Even Apeldoorn is an insurance company, specialising in car insurance.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The company's name is Centraal Beheer Achmea. Apeldoorn is the location of their main office.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

B-52 is fake. they can't break the speed of sound.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

B-52H has a specified top speed of 1000 km/h and a service ceiling of 15000 m. Mach 1.0 at 12000 m is 1062 km/h. It is close enough to assume that with some combination of altitude, humidity and air pressure, and perhaps the plane in a dive, could exceed Mach 1.0.

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