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DRB Feel-Good Issue #9



"FEEL-GOOD SHOT" #9
Link - by Avi Abrams



Some joyful stuff to brighten up your day
Mixed images flow: cars, girls, 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.

Mind-Boggling Art & illustration

Frank R. Paul illustration "On the Attack" features an incredible giant mono-wheel vehicle:


(image via, see more here)


Star Trek: New & Improved - and Seriously Streamlined!

This is pretty sweet concept by Shawn Weixelman, submitted for the "Design the Next Enterprise" contest (see winning entries here):


(image credit: Shawn Weixelman, via)


Beautiful surreal art by Russian painter Vladimir Kush:


(image via)

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Mixed fresh links for today:

Awesome set of "Pacific Rim" posters - [wow pics, sci-fi]
Here Is Today! - [to gain a little perspective]
Radical Structures That Almost Changed NYC Forever - [architecture]
Fantastic Underground Hotels, Bizarre Playgrounds - [pics, info]
45s Sleeves & Complete Listings - [work-of-love websites]
People Living in Catacombs Below Las Vegas - [wow article]
Probably the most amazing truck/transporter ever built - [cool cars]
World's Largest Building is Built in China - [video and pics]
Pretty great idea for a bus stop! - [stay cool]
Great video of huge ship caught in a harrowing storm - [wow video]
How the "Pacific Rim" was made: cool featurette - [wow video]
So cute: robot doing perfect backflips - [wow video]
Creepy: Giant Squid Caught on Camera - [wow video]
Answer to "Hangover"? "Last Night", The Morning After - [video episode]
Best Quotes About Life - [compilation]

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FEEL-GOOD CARS

1960s version of legendary Batmobile (from the 1966 TV series):


(image via)

Great American iron from the 1950s-1970s: the Bigger, the Better! -







(top image: the Turtles, showing the fragment of their album art)


Absolutely lovely 1960s Dodge Dart Phoenix:





That's Jayne Mansfield on top of the Lincoln Convertible in sunny California (see above).





This is really groovy vintage truck, the International:



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FEEL-GOOD GIRLS

Agnetha Faltskog and ABBA on Polish Television in 1976... and again Agnetha, this time coming out of the.... microwave! -





Elke Sommer, looking somewhat concerned:







Hayley Mills in "Summer Magic"; and Sally Field enjoying some sunshine pool-side:





Italian actress Ottavia Piccolo:




Italian actress Lea Massari in "L'Insoumis" by Alain Cavalier, 1964:




Giorgia Moll, Italy - refreshing! -




(left image via; right image: Alphonse Mucha art)


French singer and actress Francoise Hardy:


(image via)


American actress Stella Stevens in "The Nutty Professor" movie:




Elizabeth Taylor, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Fonda and Natalie Wood:






Italian actress Sandra Milo:




Very steampunk/ dieselpunk-looking Angelina Jolie, in her "Foxfire 1996 movie:


(image via)


Zooey Deschanel thinking about something:





Russian actress Svetlana Toma in the 1970s:




Great summer romance! (this is Natalie Wood on the right):




Vintage feel-good album cover:




Vintage kitchen appliances bliss! -




Until next time! Keep the sunshine, folks.




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1 Comments:

Anonymous Mulled Vine said...

Stunning pictures. Angelina Jolie looked much better when she was younger.

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