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The Best of "Dark Roasted Blend" in 2014


"BEST OF DRB" in 2014
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Dark Roasted Blend: Weird & Wonderful Things in 2014

Promoting "sense of wonder" and intense exploration of our world and beyond, "Dark Roasted Blend" is happy to serve our readers since 2006. Here is a roundup of the most popular and interesting posts on DRB in 2014 (arranged by months) - see if you missed anything!

January - Most Popular:

Machines Alive! The Whimsical Art of Boris Artzybasheff

Is it a dream, or a nightmare?
Strange Shadows: Best Classic Fantasy

Fantasy "Glitches in the Matrix", Epic Lands, and more!

February - Most Popular:

Auto Oops! Bizarre Car Accidents, Part 7

New batch of maddeningly mysterious wrecks
Exceptional British 1950s Scifi Artwork

Quintessential Space Pulp Art by Ron Turner and others

March - Most Popular:

Extreme Parenting & Wild, Wild Kids! Part 2

The Joys and Perils of Having Interesting Kids
Funny Sports Update

Underwater Ice Hockey, Extreme Stunts, etc.(Pics)

April - Most Popular:


Incredible Optical Illusions, Part 5

"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."
Crazy (and Dangerous) Railroads

Landslide on an Old Harrowing Railroad

May - Most Popular:

Imperial Dreams: Art Deco Update

Soviet Unique Glass Holders, and more
DRB History Issue: World War Two

Soviet Female Fighter Pilots of the WW2

June - Most Popular:

Cars with Propellers, Part 2

Futuristic "Pillbug", built in 1936 in Germany
Super-Colorful Rivers

Rivers full of heavenly colour

July - Most Popular:

Rare Microcars:
The Small, The Tiny, And the Utterly Absurd


A Smorgasbord of Weird Minicars
These Glorious Three-Wheeled Microcars

Bubblecar Three-Wheelers! (Who Needs an Extra Wheel?)

August - Most Popular:

Japan Robot Restaurant: Totally Over-the-Top!

Probably the craziest restaurant in the entire world

September - Most Popular:

Knock Three Times: Esoteric Door Knockers & Door Handles

Most intricate, bizarre, fascinating designs
Let's "Go!": Ancient Chinese Game Boards

A long, passionate duel... with less victory

October - Most Popular:

Fascinating Maps:
Origins of Important Historical Figures in Europe


Europe Seen Through a Temporal Telescope: 1400-1950
Japanese Umbrellas: Rainbow Variations

Japanese sky melts down... in color

November - Most Popular:


Colorful South American Buses, Part 2

If you are braving some of the riskiest roads, you might as well have a colorful ride!
Mind-Blowing Optical Illusions, Part 6

"The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them"

December - Most Popular:


DRB Time-Slice:
Infinite Music & "Oud" Masterpieces


Unique melody for every day of the year!

What Kids (Really) Wish For

The Ultimate Imaginary Gifts List


We also would like to thank our friends: writers, partners and the sites which contributed to the growth of DRB in the last year:

Atlas Obscura, BiblioOdyssey, bldgblog, Boing Boing, Brass Goggles, Ecstatic Days, Gizmodo, io9, Make:Blog, Mental Floss, National Geographic, Neatorama, Presurfer, WebUrbanist, X-Ray Delta One, Yanko Design


Stay tuned for more extraordinary & thrilling material on DRB in 2015!


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2 Comments:

Anonymous Max said...

Happy New Year right back at you, may DRB enchant us all with weird and whimsical things for many years to come! ;)

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Blogger Avi Abrams said...

Thank you Max, stay tuned ... )

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