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DRB Feel-Good Issue # 7


"FEEL-GOOD SHOT" #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.

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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)

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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]

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Here is a Glowing Zooey Picture


(from "500 Days of Summer" movie)

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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)

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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)

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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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3 Comments:

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.

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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.

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Anonymous keith said...

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

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