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The Silliest Chase of All Time

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The Silliest Chase of All Time

You know we here at DRB love a good chase in a movie, but this… this… is as atrocious as it’s royally silly. It’s also captivating in a weird way and has to be seen to be believed – taken from “Alluda Majaka” (1995), India.


Today’s pictures & links:

Modern Appliances

A Dream kitchen for any geek-minded wife? A “Blast from the Past” (1959) -

(image via)


Beautiful Sea Water Illusion

A girl in Chefchouan, Morocco, enters… water? Or just cleverly painted area -

(image credit: Everett Harper)


Crossing The Bridge

Boeing-377 “Stratocruiser” of the PanAmerican World Airways, 1952.


First scientifically verified dinosaur color scheme – in feathers!

The ginger crown and black & white striped pattern resembles a woodpecker. Withness a chicken-sized Anchiornis huxleyi in all its 155-million-year-old glory. Click this link for a 3-D picture!

(image credit: National Geographic)

More info about this creature – more primitive than the earliest known bird – here.


Mixed fresh links for today:

What Is The Craziest Fact You Know – [awesome Reddit thread]
Old Amusement Park Bumper Cars – [great vintage]
Weird! Knit Meat – [flickr set, sculpture]
Best Lunch Trucks Across America – [cool design]
Making a clarinet out of a carrot – [weird video]
Ten “Almost Nations” – [interesting list]
Aerovons: simply awesome song that never got anywhere – [music]
Penny Shooter Business Card – [cool video]
Micro Air Vehicles / Air Force Bugbots – [wow video]
Bush and Clinton prepare a speech – [fun video]
Stunning colour film of 1920s London – [vintage video]
Natural Phenomena & Elemental Earth Formations – [nature]
Photos of unusual animals galore – [compilation]
Fly to the Edge of Space in the MiG-29 – [cool charity package]


“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” Castle Update

We’ve received an exclusive preview photo of the Hogwarts Castle from Universal Orlando Resort:

(photo Credit: Kevin Kolczynski, Universal Orlando Resort)

The magical transformation continues. Although still very much a work in progress, the magnificence of Hogwarts castle is beginning to take shape above Hogsmeade as work continues on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Hogwarts will be the home of a thrilling, new, state-of-the-art attraction – Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey – that uses ground-breaking technology to bring the magic, characters and stories of Harry Potter to life in ways never before experienced. Set to open in Spring 2010 only at Universal Orlando Resort, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will feature multiple themed attractions, shops and a restaurant.


First Laptops

Imagine the pride of ownership… and the ease of use!


Space-suited Friendlies

Space travel never looked so cute (this flying saucer piece is called “Marty and Otto’s Joyride”). Here is new art from Mike Rivamonte:

(image credit: Mike Rivamonte)

Mike says: “Vintage cymbals, camera & typewriters parts, and V-8 hubcaps. Two very old billiard balls. Over 60 RGB LEDS. And some magic.”


What Is This?

The Forest Has Eyes. Must be one mushroom-inspired movie scene.


Vinyl! The Ultimate Chick Magnet:

(images via)


Suspicious Piece of Furniture

Or, The Greatest Chair in History:

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The grizzly bear chair, presented to President Johnson, 1865 – more info.


Some parents may relate to this:

Only often it’s the other way around – our kids give us little gifts of cold, together with their sweet affection.


The Cutest Picture You Ever Likely To See (Today)

We would love to see the video of this – info

(image via CuteOverload)


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