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DRB Feel-Good Issue # 7

Link - by Avi Abrams

Some joyful stuff to brighten up your day

This is a kind of Tumbler-substitute for the caffeinated, busy crowd with deeply-felt and sophisticated sensibilities, somewhat nostalgic about more glamorous times, or just looking for that extra bit of sunshine.


Extreme, Spectacular Locations

Precariously hanging hut with a view of Les Dents du Midi ("The Teeth of the South" mountain) seen from Champoussin, Switzerland:

(image credit: Florin Biscu, National Geographic)

Great Trango Towers in Pakistan - more info:

(image credit: Bertrand Delapierre, via)

Garden of the Gods Park, Colorado Springs, Colorado - more info:

(image credit: John Hoffmann, courtesy Shutterstock)

The Hidden Beach in the Marieta Islands Near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico:

(image via)

Awesome point of view: sitting on the back of a KC-130J Hercules flying over mountains in Helmand province, Afghanistan, observing AV-8B Harriers just below:

(image credit: USMC/Staff Sgt. Loobens Alphonsevia)


Mixed fresh links for today:

Very Cool Concept Vehicles by Chris Bonura - [wow design]
The Great Shift in Japanese Pop Culture - [good insight]
Possible Revolution in Energy Storage and Batteries - [science]
Bizarre Creativity by... Insects - [wow nature]
The Star Wars Holiday Special: The Worst TV Show Ever - [geek info]
Extreme, White Knuckle Weddings - [weird info]
Truck with cows overturns, cows stand up and carry on - [wow video]
Quadrocopter Pole Acrobatics - [wow video, robots]
Super Efficient Movers in Japan - [wow video]
Great, Slightly Creepy 1980s Music Video with Robots - [wow video]
More Photoshop Disasters - [funny]


Here is a Glowing Zooey Picture

(from "500 Days of Summer" movie)


Great Historical Photos: Canadian Railroads, circa 1890s - 1920s

The Canadian Pacific Railway: Railway Locomotive near Leanchoil, British Columbia, in 1913 or later:

(All photos via National Archives of Canada)

The building of Canadian Pacific Railway viaduct, in Lethbridge, Alberta c.1885:

Very impressive vintage snow plow:

Oil electric locomotive, 1929 -

(All photos via National Archives of Canada)

And here is a great locomotive in Russia:

(photo by Dmitry Laudin)


Feel-Good Girls, Cars & Vintage Architecture

(bottom image: Times Square in 1955, old postcard - via)

Glamorous cruise ship Queen Mary by Cunard Lines, print ad from 1964:

Mixed vintage wonders:

(bottom image via)


More good stuff

(original unknown)

Russian nature writer Mikhail Prishvin (1873 - 1954) with his dog:

(image via)

Rabbit Attack! -

Until next time! Keep the sunshine, folks.



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Blogger Emily Veinglory said...

Cows being thrown onto road, not really "feel good". If you know cows you know they didn't come out of that unscathed.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh my God. You've got to be kidding me. "Cowcatcher" is just an expression. And suppose it did hit a cow that had somehow wandered near a railroad track? Would it be better for the train to derail? Go hug a tree. Honestly.

Anonymous keith said...

We used to have two of those ring/doughnut radios....


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