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DRB Feel-Good Issue #29


"FEEL-GOOD SHOT" #29
Link - by Avi Abrams



Some joyful stuff to brighten up your day

Welcome to the new issue of Dark Roasted Blend's "Feel-Good" series: mostly bright and sweet collection of images designed to give you inspiration for the entire week ahead:


STUNNING ART

Tolkien art by Ted Nesmith and John Howe is still the best, in my humble opinion. Here are paintings of scenes from the "Silmarillion" by Ted Nesmith:


(image credit: Ted Nesmith)


Dale Terbush, another master from Thomas Kinkade "Painter of Light" school:


(art by Dale Terbush)


Scene from "Five Star Stories" by Mamoru Nagano (click to enlarge):




Every NASA expedition had a creative poster made for them, featuring every astronaut in a mission, see the complete collection here:


(image credit: NASA)


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Mixed fresh links for today:

Hilarious: Fake Self-Help Books - [funny]
Breakthrough that might just revolutionize 3D printing - [wow science]
Ganymede's got oceans, too! - [welcome to the club]
1978 Interview with Arthur C. Clarke: Internet, Facebook, etc. - [futurism, video]
The Mystery of Extraordinarily Accurate Medieval Maps - [history]
Heavenly Acoustics: Bach in a Cathedral - [music, video]
Haunting Photography by Mika Suutari - [check all projects]
Visiting Siberian Science Town AcademGorodok - [geek pics]
Mars One seems to be a scam - [that's a shame]
Dog Sculptures Made with Bicycle Parts - [wow art]
Mind-boggling detail: "Bladerunner" model shop - [film, pics]
Amazon Warehouse Robots are Amaz-ing - [wow video]
Feeding these sea lions... - [fun video]
Joyful! New Version of Georgian Folk Song - [wow video]
Leviathan: Great Space SciFi Animation Short! - [wow video]
Ten Seconds of Weirdness - [animation house]
Play "Combat" game, if bored - [gaming]

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FEEL-GOOD MUSIC

Currently listening to:
(feel free to copy-paste this in YouTube, most of entries on this list can be found there)

Fausto Papetti - "Tempi d'Amore" (great melody, Italy 1977)
Appletree Theatre - "Nevertheless It Was Italy" (baroque pop, 1968)
Bruno Nicolai - "Arizona Colt Returns" theme (Arizona Si Scateno) (western, 1969)
The Mother Love - "Carousel of Daydreams" (wonderful pop psych, UK 1968)
Duncan Browne - "Give Me, Take You" (rare melodic pop, UK 1968)
Wilshire - "If I Could" (indie pop, 1998)
Keith Colley - "Enamorado" (happy, Italy 1963)
Chad & Jeremy - "I Won't Cry" (beautiful ballad, UK 1966)
Nora Orlandi - Song from "Johnny Yuma" (western, 1969)
Classics IV - "Change Of Heart" (romantic song, 1969)
Dave Clark Five - "Any Way You Want It" (Merseybeat, UK 1965)
ABBA - "Andante, Andante" (classic pop, 1980)
The American Breed - "Train On A One Track Mind" (neat bubblegum, 1967)
Berto Pisano - "May Be One, May Be Nine" from "Uno Dopo l'Altro" (western, 1968)
Tylers & Boyd - "Follow Your Dreams" (rare & beautiful, US garage 1966)
Aphrodite's Child - "It's Five O'Clock" (classic baroque pop, 1969)
Tracy Byrd - "The Keeper of the Stars" (country song by Dickey Lee, 1994)
The New Trolls - "Crystalli Fragili" (Italian beat, garage 1966)
The Gordian Knot - "Carraway Stream" (soft pop gem, 1968)
Phamous Phaces - "Kirsten Did It" (cute power pop, 2001)
Kensington Market - "Half-Closed Eyes" (rare pop psych, Canada 1969)
Carlo Rustichelli - Soundtrack to "Avanti" (happy music, Italy 1972)
The Innocence - "All I Ask" (sunshine pop, 1969)
Scott Harris - "Morning Sun" (baroque pop ballad, Dutch 1968)
Bernardo Segall - Theme from "Custer of the West" (piano version) (western, 1967)
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino - "L'Assedio di Siracusa" (Title track) (epic instrumental, 1960)


Salt Water Taffy, 1969:




Tzeni Karezi sings "All Alone Am I" ("Do Not Ask The Sky" from "To nisi ton genneon" movie, 1959 Greece):



A version by Manos Hatzidakis is also highly recommended.

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FEEL-GOOD GIRLS & CLASSIC CARS

BEAUTIFUL ACTRESSES: Anna Karina, Nancy Gates, Eva Renzi, Catherine Spaak, Sophie Daumier, etc:



Colleen Corby, Christine Carere

1949 Cadillac Series 75 Custom Limousine

Hayley Mills

1970 American Motors AMX/3 concept car

Susan Dey

1970 American Motors AMX/3 concept car

Jane Fonda


Jenny Agutter; right: Hayley Mills in "Summer Magic"

Zooey Deschanel


Natalie Wood in "The Girl He Left Behind" (1956)

Terry Moore

wencke Myhre; right: Anna Karina


Sally Field; Gabrielle Drake in UFO series


Nancy Gates; Eva Renzi

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Catherine Spaak in "Diciottenni al sole", 1962

French actresses: Lea Seydoux, Sophie Daumier


Left: from Romanian "Cinema" magazine, February 1965; Right: Italian actresses: Ornella Muti; Laura Efrikian

Abarth 1500 Bertone Biposto BAT1

Jenny Agutter, Jean Simmons

unknown Norwegian girl

Britt Ekland, Barbara Lass


Russian actress Olga Mashnaya

Collen Corby

Viorica Cortez, famous Romanian-born mezzo-soprano

Marola Witt, 1960

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GREAT PHOTOGRAPHY

Celebrating the passing winter, this sunset glow was photographed somewhere in Russia:


(original unknown)


Church of Nikola Mokry, Murom, Russia; photo by Vyacheslav Zaikin


Cooling down:


(original unknown)


Quiet times:


(image credit: Elena Tatulian)


Spring is coming! -


(image credit: Anatolih)


(image credit: Dasha Nikonchuk, nsfw link)


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Say hello to Tapirus kabomani - more info:




Some good-natured Photoshop:




The 1939 Lehaitre tracked motorcycle:




Fixed it! -




Tragedy!! -




Strange creature haunts Australian forests:





Until next time! Keep the sunshine, folks.


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