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Super Giant Rainbow Bubbles

Morphing, weaving in and out of reality, dressed in a most psychedelic array of colors - these are short-lived creations, super big monster bubbles, blown at Nye beach in Newport, Oregon.


Today's pictures & links:

"Liquid Space" at GogBot festival 2010

From September 9th to 12th the city of Enschede (NL) will once again be dominated by the annual art, music and technology festival GOGBOT, presented by PlanetArt. See other previews of the festival art here.

(image via)


This Picture Still Rocks, After 67 Years

This is the most spirited Uncle Sam I've ever seen:

(art by Alexander Leydenfrost, image via Paul Malon)


Deco / Noir

This is just a Huge and Heavy Roadster, but it does warm up my heart with all sorts of dieselpunk sensibilities:

(art by 600v, Russia)

Another awesome machine in the similar vein was actually built; check out this Holden Efijy concept from Australia (more images here):

(images via)


Mixed fresh links for today:

Inside Russian Mysterious Radio Station UBV-76, info - [photos, scroll down]
When Worlds Really Do Collide - [a scenario]
The Smallest Steam Engine - [geek tech]
The Grand Daddy of All Traffic Jams - [weird]
"You're Awesome!" (for only $10 / month) - [cool site]
Post-Apocalyptic Tokyo Scenery - [art]
Skull Made from the Brain Slices - [what?!]
Fat Cat's Homecoming - [fun video]
The Ugly Dance: Dancing Putin - [funny site]
The Yo-Yo Master: The real thing this time - [wow videos]
Greatest impression of a nuclear explosion ever - [fun video]
The Majestic Plastic Bag - A Mockumentary - [fun video]
NSFW: Most Suggestive Vegetables on Earth - [weird, nsfw]


The Beauty of Insect Eggs

Insect eggs are not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when we look for beauty. However, some of these exotic "cocoons" and Alien-like pods do look fascinating and colorful - just see this National Geographic gallery:

(images credit: Martin Oeggerli, National Geographic)


The March of Progress

So... what happens after 2002?

(image by Alexander Leydenfrost, Popular Mechanics, January 1952 - via)

This page even tells you the meaning of each element in this illustration.


Not an Early Riser

(image via)


Another Monster Machine Found

This time it's Swiss snow blower on a half-track chassis. See other strange snow blowing machines in Jet Engine on Trucks

(image via)


For all you steampunk enthusiasts out there:

Work Refreshed!


The Fog / The Mist

Inside the recent Moscow fog... there was something else, something big and THIRSTY -

(original unknown)


Moving Right Along

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Blogger EndlessWaves said...

It's an unfortunate choice of tank in that Spirit of 1943 illustration. The M3 tank pictured had already stopped production by the start of the year and was declared 'limited standard' in April 1943, which meant it was unfit to be issued to combat units.

Blogger Flowdeeps said...

Sadly the UVB76 blog contents have been removed. This saddens me.

Blogger Unknown said...

The big monster-like thing in the picture of fog in Russia was extracted from the movie The Mist (2007 film).

Blogger Skipweasel said...

I can't compete with the rainbow bubbles - though I did something about half that size for a disabiilty sensory day some years ago.
Did this a couple of years ago, though...


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