Faux 3-D animation which has a feel and look of being way ahead of its time, detailing the particular way Chrysler cars were built in 1939 (film made for the 1939 New York World's Fair) -
[video has been removed, so here is a page with more info and images - click here]
On a somewhat related note, check out the short movie about the mischievous spring running loose - click here. "A Case of Spring Fever" (1940) - source. Sponsored by Chevrolet Motor Company, by the way.
Oh, and this is how auto-moto manufacturing is done in Italy - click here.
Today's pictures & links:
Build your house on a rock... or a globe.... or on the Moon.
A nice red cottage... on top of the 85 meter high Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. A daring installation by Swedish artist Mikael Genberg.
"His ultimate goal is to place a similar cottage on the Moon" (tentative date 2012) - more info.
"Telharmonium" Gigantic Synthesizer, 1906
19-meter long musical synthesizer "Telharmonium" (weight around 200 tons) was the grand-daddy of all sound synthesizers, but unfortunately the sounds it produced were not particularly good... However, the sheer size and ambition of this thing are astounding. What you see on the first picture is only the keyboard! Photos below show the actual monster hidden in the cellar (more info)
Spraygraphic site has an interview with the artist Lacey Jane Roberts. She says, "Most of my work consists of large-scale site-specific knitted installations that are made primarily out of acrylic yarn that I knit on children’s toy knitting machines."
Russian way of fixing a house
Why bother with expensive renovations? When government officials and other authorities visit Ekatirenburg, there is always a quick fix:
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