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Happy Holidays from DRB! - 2014 Feel-Good Issue


"FEEL-GOOD SHOT" #14, Part 2
Link - by Avi Abrams



Weird & wonderful - to infinity and beyond!

Welcome to our end-of-the-year collection of sheer "eye-candy", strange and funny images as we celebrate the Holidays and the New Year: have a good helping of joy and cheer for the year ahead!

Check out this fantastic image of the "Kingdom Tower" in Saudi Arabia - with architectural height over 1 kilometer, it will definitely be the tallest building in the world when completed. It is currently under construction and slated to open in 2015 - more info:




Great 1950s sci-fi movie poster - see a lot more in our popular article Thrilling Vintage Movie Posters:



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STUNNING ART

Little known exquisite angel painting by Michael Whelan:


(image credit: Michael Whelan)


Burlington Route train caught in a snow storm (a vintage Chicago Union Station poster):


(image via)


Very neat Space Station art from the great 1980s Japanese animated space adventure "Crusher Joe":




Great vintage special effects from the cult Japanese movie "The War in Space" (more info):




Absolutely fantastic work by Gez Fry


(image credit: Gez Fry)


And here is something random: a blob monster overwhelms a rollercoaster! -



This is an illustration to the story by Robert Arthur "Indestructible" from Thrilling Wonder Stories, March 1941.

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Mixed fresh links for today:

Fascinating Video of Human Development in a Womb - [wow video]
Mysterious Crazy Insect Structure - [wow nature]
One of the Kind: Illuminated "Silmarillion" masterpiece - [book art]
List of Unpublished(!) Works by J. R. R. Tolkien - [geek info]
Pretty Awesome Cyberpunk Tumblr Site - [could be nsfw]
Coolest Cat Cafes, Most Colorful Kid Clinics - [weird, design]
Jetman flies over Mount Fuji - [wow video]
Here is how to conquer an escalator - [fun video]
Somebody catch that boat! - [fun video]
Canadian Tire' Ice Truck - [wow video, pics]
Unexpected Ice Avalanche from the roof - [wow video]
Incredible Latte Art "Coffee Printing" Machine - [wow video]
Why do you need Quality Schnallity? - [promotion, cute]
Super Cool Ideas for Christmas Decorations - [design]

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FEEL-GOOD CARS

The highly-sensuous shapes by 1938 Talbot-Lago:




2008 Italdesign Giugiaro Quaranta concept (more info) is stunningly similar to the futuristic car envisioned by legendary Syd Mead (shown below it):


(images via 1, 2)


2007 Ford Airstream concept: more info -


(image via)

The McLaren P1 at the 2012 Paris Show:


(image via)


The 1969 Imperial at the Golden Gate Bridge (great combination):




1969 Chevrolet Astro III Concept:




Japanese cars were kinda cute in the 1970-1980s:




Monster bike / tractor combination (this idea is getting quite popular, see another one here):


(image via)


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FEEL-GOOD GIRLS








BEAUTIFUL ACTRESSES: Jean Simmons, Elizabeth Taylor, Jean Seberg, Hayley Mills, Wenche Myhre, Deborah Walley, Christine Carere, Pascale Petit, France Anglade, Giorgia Moll, Natalie Wood, Gloria Paul, Shirley Jones, Claudia cardinale, Britt Ekland, Gabrielle Drake:



























Gabrielle Drake in the "UFO":




British actress Judi Bowker, of the "Clash of the Titans" (1981) fame:



Terry Moore in "Black Spurs" (1965):





Sarah Hyland in "Geek Charming":


(image via)


Russian singer Natasha Koroleva in the 1990s:




German singer Sandra (Sandra Ann Lauer) of the 1980s "Arabesque" fame:




Vintage romantic couples: Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad -




Agnetta Faltskog and Bjorn Ulvaeus:




Gene Kelly and Barbara Laage in a 1957 French-American comedy film "The Happy Road":



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GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY

Beautiful clouds over Tyrol, Austria:


(image credit: traumlichtfabrik)


A very charming girl portrait by Irella Konof from Ukraine:




Snowed over... in Russia... -


(original unknown)

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Happy New 2014 Year to you - and Best Wishes from DRB! -




READ PART ONE HERE ->


CONTINUE TO "HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM DRB!", PREVIOUS ISSUE ->






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Anonymous Rose from Good Morning messages said...

All these pictures look lovely. I like them all especially the woman in red.

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