Some joyful stuff to brighten up your day Mixed images flow: cars, girls, sci-fi, cats, etc.
Welcome to the new issue of Dark Roasted Blend's "Feel-Good" series: mostly bright and sweet collection of images designed to propel you along your day with a smile on your face and a spring in your gait.
This is a kind of Tumbler-substitute for the caffeinated, busy crowd with deeply-felt and sophisticated sensibilities, somewhat nostalgic about more glamorous times (you know who you are), or just looking for that extra bit of sunshine.
Make sure to check out these classic Japanese sci-fi animation masterpieces:
"Crusher Joe" (1983) - fast moving space adventure:
Here is some backgrounds and vehicle concept art made for the "Crusher Joe" movie in the 1980s:
(art by Mitsuki Nakamura and Tomoaki Okada, "Mecaman Art Works"; buy the book here, or here)
"Gothicmade" (2012) by Mamoru Nagano: robots and girls (which are also half-robots, called "Automatic Flowers" - they help pilot these extreme-looking giant robots):
"Five Star Stories" re-boot:
("Bang Doll" huge robot in "Five Star Stories", info)
Another cool vehicle from the 1980s Japanese comic "The Wingman" - transforming flying bike hybrid:
Weird Photograph of the Day
Testing a baby gas mask:
"In 1938, the British Government gave everyone, including babies, gas masks to protect them in case the Germans dropped poison gas bombs on Britain. This gas mask was for children up to two years old. Child Welfare Centres gave lessons on how to use the mask. Despite instruction courses, few parents were totally happy with encasing their child in an airtight chamber..." More info and pictures here.
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