Stay in Queue!
Stay in Queue!
I’m sure we all can identify with this predicament. Some people are just plain unlucky when it comes to choosing a faster moving queue:
Today’s pictures & links:
This is Na Pali Coast in Kauai, Hawaii.
…or the “Jurassic Park” (in popular imagination):
General Motors Engine Testing, 1951
Old Ugly Barn Repainted
This miserable grey warehouse got a new life as a space repair facility (somewhere in Ukraine, see more here):
Mixed fresh links for today:
Great Robotics Photography & Info Update – [tech]
“Pepper Torsos”: actual peppers that look like a sculpture by Henry Moore
Real peppers found and photographed by Ben Nomm:
Here are some sculptures by Sir Henry Moore, featuring flowing, organic shapes:
If you think you know how Moscow looks, think again
These photographs are taken in Tsaritsyno (top image), Cheremushki and Polenovo, within the city limits and near Moscow:
Also see our article Abandoned Castles of Russian Countryside.
Awesome sculptures made from wood chips and fluff
It takes Sergei Bobkov (a talented sculptor from Krasnoyarsk, Siberia) almost 5 months to complete one piece. They are made from carefully selected and individually placed feathers, wood chips and fluff texture – which looks almost like fur and brings his sculptures “to life”:
Vintage Stewardesses: Fasten Your Seat Belts!
Here is Miss Finland 1961 as FinnAir stewardess… and a “beauty in the engine” from Pacific Southwest Airlines (see more here):
Also see our “Vintage Stewardesses Series” in four parts.
Tungsten rings are going to last very, VERY long time.
Plus these rings have this additional “cool factor” (as the alternative for usual gold rings). Tungsten Rings site features many styles, plus wedding rings made from titanium, cobalt, palladium and even ultra-strong ceramic.
All tungsten rings are made of a nearly indestructible alloy, and are guaranteed to continue looking shiny and new for as long as you own them. Tungsten carbide rings are approximately 12 times harder than gold, and 4 times harder than platinum.
This Week on DRB Facebook page
We published the following links and images in our Facebook stream, but here are some of the highlights in case you missed them:
Hydra-matic: 1956 Oldsmobile Super Eighty-Eight:
Warm and comfy:
Things I’ve seen… you cannot imagine:
Obscure Star Wars Photos – click here for more:
Great vintage toy:
Om Nom Nom:
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Fun, Fun, Fun (and some exercise)
Nuns having (pretty infectious) fun:
Vintage Ear Rings (Simply Fab!)
The Real Godfather
Today I Learned: that the real-life Godfather, the mafiosi whose life inspired the famous Mario Puzo’s character, was Don Carlo Gambino.
Check out his nose… quite a prominent feature:
How to unclutter your office
- and take care of these messy wires:
Mystery Mechanism of the Day
Quite complex… and looks powerful:
This is the Liberty aircraft engine on Turbocharger Test Rig at Pike’s Peak – more info.
You’ve all seen by now the extreme activities of Vladimir Putin
If not, here is a link to prove his not-so-hidden James Bond ambition.
However, even before Putin, Russian political leaders had a long tradition of being extreme: