Archive: 2009

Oops! Weirdest Accidents, Part 5

Perplexing... Mysterious...
Architectural Horrors
(DRB Series)

and Nightmare Playgrounds
The Cute and the Sinister:
Huggable Primates

Aye-Aye and the Pygmy Marmoset
World's Most Curious Ephemera,
Part 2

The weirdest and cutest items ever printed
You Used It For WHAT??

Crazy Logistics, Part 10 (Funny Pics)
Ugly, Belching Steam-Powered Tractors

Mean (not lean) vintage machines
Abandoned Amusement Parks in Asia

Spirited Away, or Spirited for Good?
New Horrors in Architecture & Construction

Drunk Builders & Mad Architects, Part 4
Weird "Walking" Frogfish

Cutest? or ugliest? Definitely strange.
World's Most Dangerous Roads, Part 6

Wicked routes in Pakistan, Romania, Ethiopia and... Germany
Funny Animal Pics (DRB Series)

The Ultimate Collection of Funny/Cute/Ugly Animal Pictures
January 28, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Imagining the Tenth Dimension"
January 22, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "A Short History of Marketing"
January 15, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Buck Rogers & the World of Tomorrow"
January 9, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Extreme Roof Riding"
January 7, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Swimming Bald Eagle"
Phantasmagorical Art of New Orleans

Procurers of anomalous perturbation
Epic Abandoned Substations and Power Plants

Still generating power... to creep us out
The Majorly Mysterious Mima Mounds

We don't know what they are, or what caused them
Totalitarian Architecture of the Third Reich

Imperial dreams... and the agony of taste
Crazy-Covered Cars

When paint just ain't good enough

February 9, 2009 - SF Site
The Ultimate Guide to Modern Writers of Fantastic Literature

Epic release by Dark Roasted Blend
Painted Castles: Graffiti to the Max!

Some castles get a full makeover
Chrome-delicious Robot Art & Ray Guns

Army of miniature robots gets bigger... and bigger...
Awesome Octopi: Cephalopods from Outer Space

Colossal squid, vampire squid, and more
February 27, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Fish with a Cockpit"
February 19, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Crossing Abbey Road"
February 14, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Giant Blob Tumbleweeds"
February 5, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Psychological "Ark"
Bladerunner Tokyo (in Large-Format Photography)

The future began a long time ago in Tokyo...
Nightmare Playgrounds, Part 3

More entertaining than creepy? I'd say both
Victorian Flea Circuses: A Lost Art Form

Death-defying acts of flea heroism!
Strangest Music Scores, Part 2

It's a mad, mad, mad music!
Monstrous Aviation, Part 2: Huge Helicopters!

"Let's see how insanely huge we can make them!"
Sculptural Weirdness in Public Places, Part 1

Maddeningly bizarre, some very slightly nsfw
One-In-A-Million Collisions

From satellites to submarines and asteroids
Walls of Death in Amusement Parks: A Brief History

Ladies and lions on motorcycles going up the wall
Apocalyptic Scientific Experiments

Not always clean or painless, but can be very quick
"Cosmic Motors" Concept Art by Daniel Simon

Find a quiet corner to drool over it
Train Wrecks!

Some of the most spectacular, caught on camera
March 28, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "The Biggest Diamond Heist in History"
March 22, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Robots Making Cars"
March 12, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Battling Huge Waves!"
March 6, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Everyday Computing in 2019"
The Pasta Monster (and Other Strange Food Art)

Don't stare at your food, or it will stare back
How Morgan Cars Are Made: By Hand, Out of Wood

Doing what they do best, refusing to change...
Abandoned Boeing 747 Restaurant
(& Other Plane Conversions)

A plane with unique history, haunted by kitchen smells
One-Track Wonders: Early Monorails

Past, Present and Retro-future
Komodo Dragons: They Eat Meat

Marauding Dragons on a Desolate Island
Spring Cleaning of the Mind: Surreal Art Update

Visual kick included
People Are Strange (Crazy Faces, Part 5)

Throw the switch, Igor!..
Wonder Weapons of World War Two

Made in Germany, 1940-1945
Narrow Buildings in Japan and Around the World

Skinny living can be... fascinating
The Cutting Edge of Retro Tech

They will be renaming HiFi to HyFy, starting April 1st
April 28, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Most Dangerous Bridge in the World"
April 19, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Extreme Roads in Uganda"
April 11, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Albatross Airlines' Hard Landings"
April 4, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Disney's Animation Clones"
Riot Vehicle with Water Cannon (used in Colombia)

A detailed look at the newest SWAT truck
Cheers to Beers!

A selection of world's beers that simply boggle the mind
World's Most Interesting Bridges, Part 3

Awe-inspiring Construction of Mountain Bridges in China, and more
Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures

Living independent from their creators?
Real Life Spy Gadgets - For the secret agent in all of us

Ignorance is bliss... no more
Underground Cities and Bunkers: Living Down Below

Deep calls to deep...
Cable Blues: Tangled & Crazy Wiring

Second Law of Thermodynamics Wins

May 27, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Building a Chrysler Car, 1939 animation"

May 17, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Battle of Midway, 1942 (in color)"

May 8, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Exhilarating Wingsuit Jump"
Fall in Love with SF Again!

Two of the most entertaining SF novels from the 1980s
Star Wars for Your Mind, Heart and Soul

Part 3 of the popular series
Britain's Colorful Pub Signs, Part 1

A map to your last night adventures
Walled Cities: Keeping Out the Joneses

Highlights of the defensive architecture
Postage Stamps From the Future

...and some alternative realities
The Glamour of Flight: Sexy Stewardesses

Part 4 of highly popular series
Flags of Forgotten Countries

Don't just wave a black flag... consider your options
Spectacular Steampunk Art Update

Part 2 of this eye-popping, mind-boggling series
Anything for the Perfect Shot! - Part 3

Photographers can be crazy, with a good reason
Charmed by the Unknown Brazil

Incredibly colorful festival Boi-Bumba! and more
Ekranoplans Showcase, Part 2

Mind-boggling, unique concepts

July 18, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "How (Not) to Make an MTV Clip!"

July 7, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Get Off the Earth!"

June 16, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Post-it Love"
Alone in the Wild: Yukon Survival Saga

How to eat porcupine livers, and more!
Unusual and Marvelous Maps

Alternate histories, sea monsters, weird politics
Airships & Tentacles

Exclusive Interview with artist Myke Amend
Jet Engines on Trucks (For Fun and Profit)

Snow-blowers from hell, and more...

August 31, 2009 - SFSite
Universe at Play: Two Must-Read Novels of the Fantastic

Plus reviews of Frank Herbert's "Dune" and other novels

August 19, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Big Bang and Creation of Time"

August 3, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Robot Shadows on the Moon"
Incredible Astronomical Clocks

Antique and medieval technology blended with art
Cars & Girls! (DRB Series)

Beautiful cars and ladies in vintage advertising
Surprising Findings in North and South Korea

Some little known facts, plus great photography
Battersea, and Other Abandoned Power Stations

Part 2 of popular urban exploration series
Hilarious & Crazy Signage

Part 13 of this side-splitting series
Living, Growing Architecture

Grow your house one root at a time
"Steampunk Anthology" Reviewed, in All Its Brass Glory

Making all sci-fi punks in the world "feel lucky", since 2008
September 24, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Germania: Nazi's Monumental Plans for Berlin"
September 5, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Berlin Tower Lift-Off!"

When Crocs Ate Dinosaurs

Super Crocs, Boar Crocs, Pancake Crocs...

The Art of Science, the Science of Art

Recreating nature in glass... and more

The Extraordinary World of Ex Libris Art

Mythic, bizarre, fantastic

Outrageously Creative Ads, Issue 12

Unexpected Weirdness & Visual Candy

Weird Food McDonald's Sells Around the World

Spaghetti! Soaked! In Sugarrr!

The World's Most Magnificent Pipe Organs

Simply Blockbusters of Their Time!

Lovely Cowgirls in Vintage Westerns

Beauties with guns scorched the screen... and it was good

Weirdest Cell Phones Ever!

Totally non-conventional looks and futuristic specs.

British Pubs: Signs of the Times, Part 2

Pub signs are almost like time machines...

Fabulous Las Vegas: Modern Marvels

Part 2: something you might've missed

Fabulous Las Vegas: Vintage Treasures

Part 1: Glamour vs. kitsch

November 8, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "Marvelous Burj Dubai Fountain Show"

October 20, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "The Unsinkable Pygmy Gecko"

October 8, 2009 - Biscotti Bits
Mixed Links & Images

incl. "The Triangle: Jaw-Dropping Juggling"
DRB Best of the Year: 2009

Articles to inspire and inform, plus fun!







Art Deco
Imperial Dreams: Art Deco Update

Wings, Gears, & Glamorous Ladies

1970s SciFi
DRB Pics-of-the-Day

Grand Space Adventure 1970s Art

Abandoned, Dieselpunk
DRB Pic-of-the-Day

Abandoned: Streamlined Three-wheeler

"Dark Roasted Blend" - All Kinds of Weird and Wonderful Things, Discovered Daily!"

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