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Unsung Hero of the Olympics

The Zamboni guy! "Do you ever feel like you're going around in circles? - Yes. - Oh."



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Today's pictures & links:

Spectacular Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

This mind-boggling, grandiose landscape has been captured by Russian photographer and traveler Daniel Korzhonov, whose site is well worth checking out for many similarly enchanting locations and excellent panoramic shots.


(image credit: Daniel Korzhonov)

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Aerodynamic Bliss: 1935 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Jonckheere Coupe

This dramatic Art Deco four-wheeled masterpiece is a custom Jonckheere coachwork from 1935, based on Rolls-Royce Phantom I older model - and restored to former glory in 2004, just in time to shine at the 2005 Concourse D'Elegance. Check out these round doors, split-opening half-moon windows, and an enormous rear tail fin!



(images via Supercars.net)

See more photos of this incredible car here.

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This month's cutest moment!


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Mixed fresh links for today:

Humans Now Account for Less Than 40% of Web Traffic - [wow fact]
Best idea for parking since sliced bread - [wow video]
String Rainbow! - [awesome art]
3D pictures done with two straight lines - [neat effect]
The Steampunk Monster - [wow sculpture]
Benedict Cumberbatch Name Generator - [funny site]
Army Food from around the World - [interesting, pics]
Incredible String Jungle Gym - [wow design]
"Futures Past Editions" have a bunch of great SF ebooks for free! - [rare classics]
Incredible Money Art & Coolest Wallets - [wow design]
Fastest Wire Bending in the World - [wow video]
Goats like to have fun!! - [fun video]
(Foolishly) Climbing the Shanghai Tower and a Crane on top - [wow video]
Working, Awesome Car Entirely Made from LEGO - [wow video]
Hilarious Meeting Between a Writer and an Editor - [fun video]
Prehistoric Creatures That Still Exist - [weird, info]
See McCartney and his doll. What will yours look like? - [great gift idea]

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Victorian Machinery, courtesy "At the Earth's Core" movie

This is a highly recommended "lost world" steampunk-ish visual extravaganza, directed by Kevin Conner (also responsible for "Land That Time Forgot" and "Warlords of Atlantis"), based on a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs:



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"Constellation": Art made from nails and a single sewing thread

Japanese artist Kumi Yamashita created the whole series of these incredible portraits - using a single, UNBROKEN sewing thread stretched out by the means of myriad of nails in a white wooden panel:


(image credit: Kumi Yamashita)

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Regal Hairdo: Feat. Harpy Eagle and Crowned Eagle

Here is a Harpy Eagle: great "feather-do" style! -


(image credit: Jitse Couperus)


Crowned Eagles also sport quite an impressive feather arrangement on their heads:


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One Heck of a Japanese Monster Movie Poster

Over-the-top drama and mayhem promoting not-so-hot 1975 movie The Giant Spider Invasion:



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Mesmerizing Wall Painting

Seen in a coffee shop in Denver, Colorado:


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Science Project Pains



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GRRRRR!



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The Computer Room: Portable Edition

This wonderful miniature living room probably gets pretty hot when computer is running "full steam" - more info:


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White, or Black Crosses?




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Blogger Unknown said...

That beautiful art deco car surely belongs to Batman's butler, Alfred. And the the Hawkmen from Flash Gordon are surely based on the Harpy Eagle!

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