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Animals vs. Reporters

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The Flying Liner: Over the Icebergs!

I like its name "Aerotania" (sounds like a cool name for a band, don't you think?). This ocean liner can defy all elements and launch itself into the air, clearing all icebergs in one single "leap". This concept illustration is by H.A. Petersen, from the Judge magazine.

(image via)


Trams in Siberia, "Lost" in a Forest

This tram makes its ponderous way among the taiga forest in Ust-Ilimsk, Irkutsk region:

(image credit: MMG)

Here is another, similarly wild, location: the 10 kilometers Puscha-Voditsa tram line going through the pine forest, near Kiev, Ukraine:

(images credit: Vittor)

And another tram line puts passengers through the lush plant growth at Liman, near Odessa:

(image via)


Mona Lisa, Iranian Style

You've seen some versions of famous Mona Lisa painting in our previous article The Lady Vanishes. This is quite different... a traditional mask from the Persian Gulf, seen in Iran (photo by Elena Senao). But the smile is similarly enigmatic, don't you think? -

(image credit: Elena Senao)


Mixed fresh links for today:

Miniature Car Mayhem! - [awesome car chase videos]
The Ultimate Beatles Interviews Database - [great find]
Gorgeous Vintage Pictures of NASA Facilities - [wow space]
Dressing Classical Sculptures in Jeans - [cool art idea]
Mercury Spinning: The Clearest Image Ever Obtained - [wow video]
Hilarious Flaws in Stock Images - [funny site]
Amazing Complete Map of U.S. Rivers - [wow image]
Weirdest Banknotes, Weirdest Briefcases - [wow designs]
Cute Bird in A Bag: Tap Dancing! - [fun video]
Simple & Effective: Star Wars Elevator Prank - [fun video]
Folding Any Shirt in 1 Second - [wow video]
Speading Sand with the Loader: Fail! - [wow video]
Great idea: "Slender Vender" for Diet Coke - [cool video]
Super Supercell - [wow video, extreme weather]
Deadliest Blood Feuds in United States; Threats - [history]
Weirdest, Best Hotels of the World - [cool info]
Bionic Animals - [assisting disabled creatures]


The Letter

A very deep, emotional scene by a Ukrainian photographer David D., done in the 1940s World War Two style:

(image credit: David D.)


A useful device: safe-guarding your personal space during the rush hour!

Then you can put it down on the floor, and nobody is going to crowd you from the sides either.


What to do after a party?

Here is an idea (this is a printed ad for the Dos Equis beer):


Beautiful Handmade Mandalas

Woven by Russian artist Tatiana Slinka:

(image credit: Tatiana Slinka)


The NASA "X-15" Test Pilots, Photographed in 1966

Read about these brave men and learn about "The Right Stuff" in detail here.

(image credit: NASA Archive)


Dew drops as a masterpiece of nature

(original unknown)


Awesome Retrofuture Space Machinery

Here is a short update on futuristic rockets and such from the vintage sci-fi magazine pages:

Cover illustration by Curtis Warren, 1953:

(image via)

An illustration by Harold V. Brown:

(image via)

And check out this illustration by Alex Shomburg from 1938 - complete with searchlights in the vacuum of space and a cool video camera:

(image via)


Very rare picture of the Russian Tsar's favorite car... with a swastika

Emperor Nicholas II seen in 1909, near his favorite car - a French made Delaunay-Belleville, touring version.

This is not a swastika, technically, but its mirror-image. Still somewhat creepy to see it here, as well as many other occasions of using this ancient symbol in Russia and Europe throughout history.


Happy Father's Day!

It's hard to picture Princess Leia enjoying time on the beach with her father, but here she is -

(image credit: Aaron Rapoport, Rolling Stone Magazine, 1983 Summer issue, via)

What goes around, comes around:

(cartoon art by Duhamel)


The sign says: "Soon!... New Subway Station"

(original unknown)

Total Windows Failure:

(original unknown)



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Anonymous John Silver said...

No, that's the right way for a swastika, an ancient symbol for good fortune.
The Nazis turned it around and got bad fortune.


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