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Creepy Fingered Musical Instrument

You've seen the ultimate music machine animation on DRB before... This comes from the same source - Animusic (where you can buy the whole DVD of similarly bizarre music videos). This time it's the many-fingered guitar/violin hybrid robot:


Also see our "Automated Musical Instruments" article....
Today's pictures & links:

"Give us your mushrooms!.."

(original unknown)


Follow this bus... with caution

A painted bus end that can give you a scare on a busy highway:


B-52 breaking the sound barrier

Among many images that show the Prandtl-Glauert effect occuring at transonic speeds, this is probably the most impressive:

(image via)

For other great "Jets & Clouds" effects, see our article here. Here is the same condensation effect seen around the shuttle:

(image via)


Where are YOU going?

(original unknown)


Multi-Processor Computing

Washington, D.C. "Bonus Bureau, Computing Division - 1924. See larger format here.

(image credit: shorpy)


Mixed fresh links for today:

More of the NASA preparation, also - [space]
Simply Epic Collection of Russian Vintage Posters - [flickr slideshow]
Tiny Houses: comfortable? - [cool architecture]
Interesting ways to serve food, more - [design]
Taiwanese Scooter Names - [flickr set]
Outrageously Expensive Gadgets - [lifestyle]
Major Fail for Hummer & other SUVs - [car video]
Albino Alligator and Two-headed Turtle - [wow video]
"Digital Grunt" Comedy - [fun video] - via
Wow - DVDs for only one dollar - [sponsored]


Nostalgic "Gelaskins" for your iPhone and iPod

Lyle Owerko hit some very emotional and nostalgic spot, with his vintage tape recorder designs - (more info)

(image credit: Lyle Owerko)

This seems to be the logical continuation of his "Boombox Project"


Star / Fire

(original unknown)


Tornadoes and Waterspouts in Siberia!

Something unheard of in the area of Surghut: and not even one but two waterspouts at once!

(images via bear-net)

Tornadoes are VERY unusual for the region, in fact, these could be the first ever. View from the city:

(image credit: Inga)


He's a well respected bug... Doing the best things so conservatively

Among many Bug's Ugly Faces there was not one showing an ounce of intelligence. So here is a picture of a somewhat learned bug:

Here is a video, in case you wondered about the title.


Of course! We knew that all along

(image via)


A Free Thinker. (illustration to this)


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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Even Apeldoorn is an insurance company, specialising in car insurance.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

The company's name is Centraal Beheer Achmea. Apeldoorn is the location of their main office.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

B-52 is fake. they can't break the speed of sound.

Anonymous Anonymous said...

B-52H has a specified top speed of 1000 km/h and a service ceiling of 15000 m. Mach 1.0 at 12000 m is 1062 km/h. It is close enough to assume that with some combination of altitude, humidity and air pressure, and perhaps the plane in a dive, could exceed Mach 1.0.


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