drb
logo
Feel-Good! | airplanes | animals | architecture | art | auto | cool ads | funny | food | futurism | gadgets | russia | japan
military | music | nature | photo | sci-fi | signs | space | sports | steampunk | technology | trains | travel | vintage | weird




Link
Scroll down for today's pictures & links.

Shimizu Megacity Pyramid

We wrote about Shimizu Megacity Pyramid before (see our article) Now more details of the project emerge in this video - showing the largest man-made structure on Earth, with elaborate transportation system, more than 2 kilometers high:



url

Today's pictures & links:

Post-Apocalyptic, Post-McDonalds, Russia rises once again

Note the Ronald McDonald's remains:


(image credit: V. V. Kalininski - click to enlarge)

In the meantime, Russian police employs R2D2-like robots:


(image credit: Kommersant)

------------

Do Not Disturb


(original unknown)

------------

Trouble in Paradise

Created by Mauricio Estrella, currently residing in Ecuador. See his gallery.


(art by Mauricio Estrella)

------------

SteamSpock

Steampunk + Star Trek; what more do you want? See more Victorian Star Trek wallpapers here.


(image credit: RabbitTooth)

------------

A Chariot with a Steeple

Seen at Rato Machhendranath Festival in Patan, Nepal (celebrating the powers over rain) - this rickety looking wooden structure is moved around for more than a month, resembling at times a weird Christmas tree.


(images via Phil Ji)

------------

Mixed fresh links for today:

The Luminous Deep, info - [fantastic animation] - via
Ultimate Abandoned Places Directory - [bookmark]
Art & Mathematics - [galleries]
Demolition Professionals, info - [video collection]
Teddy bears in space - [weird project]
Most Expensive Christmas Trees & Decorations - [design]
Speed-Peel a Potato - [useful video]
Walk on the Moon: Helium Jeans - [fun video]
One really insane ride - [wow video]

------------

"The Light Drop" Lamp

Designed by Rafael Morgan, plus see more creative lamp designs at Freshome page.


(image credit: Rafael Morgan)

------------

Interesting Kazakhstan Architecture

From Almaty "Kazakh Telekom" headquarters and a new monument in Astana:



Here is a closer view of that monument, with a projected building nearby (that looks like a Powerpoint 3D bar chart):


(images via)

But this building is something else... anyone knows where it's located?



UPDATE Ruben says: "This building with the big hole in the facade is a design of the Dutch studio MVRDV. It's called "El Mirador", and it's located in Sanchinarro, close to Madrid." (completed in 2004). Here is a view inside of it:


(image credit: MVRDV)

Think about living there, and keeping your sanity.

------------

The Answer to Everything could be 42, after all

"There is an important sequence of numbers called "the moments of the Riemann zeta function."

Although we know abstractly how to define it, mathematicians have had great difficulty explicitly calculating the numbers in the sequence. We have known since the 1920s that the first two numbers are 1 and 2, but it wasn't until a few years ago that mathematicians conjectured that the third number in the sequence may be 42—a figure greatly significant to those well-versed in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy".

It would also prove to be significant in confirming the connection between primes and quantum physics. Using the connection, Keating and Snaith not only explained why the answer to life, the universe and the third moment of the Riemann zeta function should be 42, but also provided a formula to predict all the numbers in the sequence."

Read more here

------------

Not Photoshop; Entirely Real

Rock in the shape of pork

A real thing (made out of chunk of jasper), seen at the National Palace Museum, Taiwan:


(image credit: Jeffutv)

...and a Zombie-Hand Mushroom - a real plant from Indonesia (see more images here) with suitably unpleasant smell.


(image credit: Orimath)

------------

Great posters for T4




------------

Useful?

Buy it here.


(image credit: homewetbar.com)

------------

Eat Well. Prepare for the Holidays.


(image credit: Tonia Cat)

------------

The Secret to Sex Appeal


(image via)

------------

Gifts to get that warm fuzzy feeling

We don't expect much from it, that with economic downturn and all, but still it's nice to offer some DRB-exclusive products (including cool coffee mugs and wall clocks), now with a huge discount:



Click to check out DRB gift store

------------

READ THE PREVIOUS ISSUE ->

Permanent Link......+StumbleUpon ...+Facebook




RECENT ARTICLES:

Bizarre Buses

Wacky Wonders of Public Transportation

DRB Feel-Good
DRB Feel-Good Issue #34

Loads of cool and rare imagery

Hellish Weather on Other Planets

Wild, Untamed, and Uncut



"Dark Roasted Blend" - All Kinds of Weird and Wonderful Things, Discovered Daily!"

DRB is a top-ranked and respected source for the best in art, travel and fascinating technology, with a highly visual presentation. Our in-depth articles in many categories make DRB a highly visual online magazine, bringing you quality entertainment every time you open your "feed" reader or visit our site - About DRB

Connect with us and become part of DRB on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus; make sure to subscribe to our updates.



YOUR COMMENTS::


8 Comments:

Blogger Jiuck said...

building that you are asking for is a Madrid (Spain) Building ^^.

I don't remember where is exactly located, but his inside arcihtecture it is some strange, like the façade.

For example, some flats has a sync on the end of the corridor,

___  
Blogger Rubén said...

Hello, the building with the big hole in the facade is a design of the holland architecture studio MVRDV. It´s called "El Mirador", and it´s on the Sanchinarro neighbourhood. Google it and you will found a lot of info.

___  
Anonymous Copoket said...

about Kazakhstan arhitetury: these buildings are not in Almaty and Astana (the capital). And the first - it's just a monument, and the second - building of the Ministry of Transport.

___  
Anonymous Will said...

Is that helium jeans thing actually plausible? Is that actually directed as a film, or amateurishly shot?

___  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ummm i think thoes Terminator Posters are for Terminator 4. not 3.

to be honest i initaily didnt know what version they were up to since T3 was a total stinker. T4 should be heaps better tho Christian Bale should do a pretty good job of it, so long as the script doesnt suk to badly.

___  
Anonymous Lee said...

The unknown image of the "thing" on the beach is created by an artist under the name "Manicho". You can find his work on DeviantArt.

http://manicho.deviantart.com/

___  
Blogger Avi Abrams said...

Thank you everybody, I updated the page with all the info.

___  
Blogger Japan said...

the shimizu mega city pyramid will stand 2km high, that huge!!!
http://japansugoi.com/wordpress/shimizu-mega-city-pyramid-is-impressive/

___  

Post a Comment

<< Home


SF ART & BOOK REVIEWS:
Don't miss: The Ultimate Guide to NEW SF&F Writers!
Fiction Reviews: Classic Cyberpunk: Extreme Fiction
Short Fiction Reviews: Lovecraft's "At the Mountains of Madness" (with pics)
New Fiction Reviews: The Surreal Office




READ OTHER RECENT ARTICLES:


Medieval Suits of Armor

Metal Body Suits vs. Weapons of Medieval Destruction

World's Strangest Theme Parks

Amusement to the (twisted) extremes!

Enchanting Victorian Fairy Tale Art

"Then world behind and home ahead..."

Adorable Pedal Cars

Collectable Pedal Vehicles Showcase


Japanese Arcades: Gundam Pods & Other Guilty Pleasures

These machines have gone up to the next level


Modernist Tallinn Architecture

Delicious blend of old and new!


Early Supercomputers: A Visual Overview

"Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons"


Futuristic Concept Cars of the 1970-80s

French, Italian & Japanese rare beauties


Epic 1970s French Space Comic Art

DRB Time-Slice: Valérian and Laureline


The Trees Are Escaping! The Abandoned Prison in French Guiana

"Great Escape" from the Devil's Island


Videophones from the Future Past

Skype? Smartphone? Google Hangouts?

The Best of DRB in 2014

Weird & Wonderful 2014 Overview



FULL ARCHIVES
(with previews, fast loading):

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006


Link Lattes

Feel-Good & Biscotti Issues





CATEGORIES:
Feel-Good! | airplanes | animals | architecture | art | auto | boats | books | cool ads | funny pics | famous | futurism | food
gadgets | health | history | humour | japan | internet | link latte | military | music | nature | photo | russia | steampunk
sci-fi & fantasy | signs | space | sports | technology | trains | travel | vintage | weird | abandoned



























Airplanes
Animals
Architecture
Art
Auto
Boats
Computers
Cool Ads
Extreme Weather
Food
Funny Pics
Futurism
Gadgets
History
Humour
Link Latte
Military
Music
Nature
Oops Accidents
Photography
Robots
Science
Science Fiction

Space
Sports
Technology
Trains
Travel
UE Abandoned
Vintage
Weird















Avi Abrams
Rachel Abrams
M. Christian
Simon Rose
Paul Schilperoord
Scott Seegert
Constantine vonHoffman


Send us your topic ideas, site suggestions, rants or sweet unpublished poetry. We love to hear from you.

Naples Audubon Homes For Sale -friendly.