DRB Feel-Good Issue #35

Link - by Avi Abrams

Some joyful stuff to brighten up your day
Mixed images flow: cars, girls, etc.

Welcome to the new issue of Dark Roasted Blend's "Feel-Good" series: mostly bright and sweet collection of images designed to propel you along your day with a smile on your face and a spring in your gait.

Here are some color-corrected vintage NASA photographs:

(images credit: NASA, archive)



Surreal and wonderful art by Arteom Rhads - more here:

(image credit: Arteom Rhads)


Mixed fresh links for today:

Inside "Saturn V": Amazing Cross-Section - [fascinating, large pic]
Soft Murmur: Great Ambient Noise Website - [very useful]
Super-stylish Nature Hotel in Norway - [architecture]
Graphing Calculators: still a thing! - [interesting]
Charon's Crust Split in Two - [wow space]
Truly Amazing Russian ComicCon Cosplay - [wow pics]
1974 Volkswagen Beetle & Camper: Neat! - [cool video]
Play this "Anime Battle" during your break - [gaming]
Firefighter's Helmet from 1880 - [wow vintage]
Mythbusters vs. Traffic Jam, GTA Solution - [wow video]
A Couple of (Harmless) Pranks - [fun videos]
Norwegian Bodybuilders Feeling Important - [fun video]
Weird, Weird Japanese Sport! - [wow video]
So close... so lucky.... - [wow video]



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

LEO - "Goodbye Innocence" (ELO-sounding cool pop, 2006)
Roberto Pregadio - Theme from "Un Buco In Fronte" (great melody, 1968)
Elvis Costello & Paul McCartney - "Veronika" (rare track, 1989)
The Balloon Busters - "Alcock And Brown" (awesome "steampunk" pop, UK 1968)
Laurent Voulzy - "Milady" (beautiful song, France 1973)
Fool's Garden - "Does Anybody Know?" (romantic pop, Germany 2005)
Globus - "Aeternae" and other tracks from "Epicon" album (epic, 2015)
The Daily Flash - "The French Girl" (wonderful pop psych, 1968)
NMB48 - "Love Damage Report - Renai Higai Todoke" (Japanese pop, 2015)
The Renaissance - "What The World Needs Now" (Bacharach in vocal arrangement, 1968)
Ajay-Atul - Main Theme from "Singham" movie (Sukwinder Singh) (India, 2011)
Tim Andrews - "Tiny Goddess" (baroque pop, UK 1968)
Ennio Morricone - "Se Telefonando (sung by Mina)" (epic love song, 1966)
Jeff Lynne - "She" (great come-back song, UK 2012)
The Hardy Boys - "Long, Long Way To Nashville" (great sunshine pop, 1967)
Area 51 - "Message From Another Time" (space synth, Dutch 2011)
The Clockwatchers - "Make Me Not Love You" (wonderful pop, 1967)
Kai Warner & Singers - "The World Today Is A Mess" (happy pop, Germany 1971)
Chris Simmons - "Soraya" (great pop, UK 1969)
Fifty Foot Combo - "Brain From Planet X" (cool surf, 2001)
Festival (Kevin Godley) - "Today" (rare sunshine pop, UK 1971)
Camera Obscura - "Swimming Pool" (indie pop, 2001)
Thomas J. Bergersen - "Illusions" (epic symphonic sound, 2012)

The Hep Stars in the 1960s (pre-ABBA)



BEAUTIFUL ACTRESSES: Sophia Loren, Anne Francis, Jackie Lane, Sandra Milo, Beba Loncar, and more:

Giorgia Moll

Sophia Loren, Galina Belyaeva

Hayley Mills

Anne Francis

ABBA on vacation in Greece

Sally Field

(unknown Russian actress)

Russian actress Elena Proklova

Britt Ekland

Francoise Hardy

Italian actress Sandra Milo

Sandra Milo, Jen-Paul Belmondo

Sandra Milo, Jackie Lane

Christine Carere

Sally Field, via

left: Aliki Vougiouklaki (Greece); right: Beba Loncar

unknown Russian model

1959 Cadillac Cyclone concept car

Russian singer Natasha Koroleva

Russian movie "An Ordinary Miracle" (1978)

Jean Seberg, Deborah Walley

right: Grace Kelly

Ann-Margret, Gene Tierney

Japanese manga girl with a gun:


The World's Most Dangerous Driveway:

Doctor's handwriting chart:

Street Names in Canada:

Until next time! Keep the sunshine, folks.




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Anonymous Anonymous said...

The hotel that's posted as being in Finland is actually in Norway.

Blogger xtravaganzagold said...

left to Beba Loncar , is aliki vugiuclaki - a famous greek actor of the 50's-60's

Blogger Avi Abrams said...

Thank you for this info, I added Aliki to the list

Blogger anthrax2525 said...

Such a naughty boy at the end.

Blogger J said...

anthrax2525 is right.


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