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The Largest Loop in a Car
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The Largest Loop in a Car
Finally! A world-record, completely real "Double Loop Dare" stunt: driving two rally cars through the 66-foot tall Double Loop track at X Games in Los Angeles - more info:
Today's pictures & links:
The Most Photogenic Waterfall?
This spectacular waterfall on one of the Amazon River's tributaries is located close to Sumaco Galeras and Yasuni National Park in Ecuador - namely, Cascada de San Rafael (San Rafael Falls), map link:
This is a bearded tit bird, diving for food. Photo by Edwin Kats.
(image credit: Edwin Kats)
Deep "Mysteries" of Easter island
(image credit: Randy Olson, National Geographic)
"Tourists diving on Easter Island's reef encounter a fake moai, made for a 1994 Hollywood movie and then sunk offshore." Photograph by Randy Olson From "Easter Island," National Geographic, July 2012.
Mixed fresh links for today:
Coffee Ad from the 1650s! - [fascinating]
The Charlie Brown Cafe in Korea - [interesting]
This is how fashion show should be done! - [steampunk]
Backward Baby Limbs - [total fail]
Unique Retro "Cyborg" Diving Suit - [vintage tech]
10 Days in Minsk: Ugly, Soviet Architecture - [pics, scroll down]
Hilarious: Guy twits replies from "Universe" account - [funny]
Honda Helix Impressive Concept Page - [futurism, hi-res pic]
Spectacular Glacier Bike Race - [wow video]
Robot Dubstep: Neat Animation - [cool video]
This Video is Loading... Loading... - [fun video]
How to catch a kangaroo, more - [fun video]
Most Creative Air Vents Art & Design - [compilation]
I Don't Care! - [humorous infographic]
Super Bus, spotted in San Diego
Would be nice to find out more about it, or get pictures of the inside! -
(image credit: Howard Gribble)
Also, we love this great vintage aerodynamic bus! 1956, Turin, Italy, the "Golden Dolphin":
Who should move first? Maybe they should back up all at once (if possible).
... meanwhile, going all the way -
His Master's Voice
Read about the history of famous "dog listening to a phonograph" logo here.
The following is a short round-up of the best from our Facebook stream (which we update every day with unique material, not available on DRB otherwise):
Joseph Enouy’s 8-cylinder, 48-shot percussion revolver, dated 1855 -
Forest in Georgia (former USSR) takes over apartment building -
Lots of Tesla fun! (great idea for a date?) -
Organic Sculptures by Jae Hyo Lee - see more here:
Like this bridge... "Land Bridge" in Vancouver, Washington -
Probably the best photo of Rio de Janeiro ever, with the incredible "cloud wave"! - see more here:
Tough Love -
The Army of Love
This parade seems to have happened in Yerevan, Armenia.
Incredibly Romantic Gothic Lake Tower in Wales
This beauty is the Lake Vyrnwy Straining Tower: "its purpose is to filter or strain out material in the water with a fine metal mesh, before the water flows along a 70mile long aqueduct to Liverpool":
(image credit: Steve)
The Torpedo Grill
This "Torpedo grill" is one of the series of grills from "The Secret Soviet WW2 Grills", made by Lance Greathouse:
"These grills could have changed the outcome of the war! Propane, charcoal and smoker all-in-one, with a 175 watt built-in stereo system and
sounds of a real submarine while it is in operation" (just kidding) - more photos here
(image credit: Lance Greathouse)
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