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The 25 Most Powerful Songs of the Past 25 Years

by Jennifer Drapkin, Kevin O’Donnell and Ky Henderson They’re not the most beautiful songs, or the most musically important. In fact, a few could literally drive you nuts. But the following tunes—some as old as Mozart, others as current as Beyoncé—have fundamentally altered the world we live in at some point in the last quarter century. [...]

Porsche Engine Cylinders Recycled as Wine Bottle Coolers

Sports car maker Porsche offers wine bottle chillers that are taken out of old 911 G-series air-cooled engines. Can you find one from a ‘73 Vega? No, which is a pity, because nothing cools like an aluminum engine block. Link -via Tasteologie | Photo: Porsche

Drifting a Cobra in a Small Room

(Video Link) If it’s Wednesday, then it’s time to drift your AC Cobra in your living room. No, sorry, your ‘74 Chevy Vega, though technically a classic car, will not look as cool. -via Jalopnik

European Space Shuttle

With the American Space Shuttle program winding up this year the European Space Agency is unveiling its plans for a reusable spacecraft. The agency is going to start building the unmanned Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle and should be ready for flight in 2013. IXV is quite different from the NASA shuttle, using a lifting body design instead [...]

Burger Baby

The Burger Baby is but one of 10 Burger-inspired designs, as compiled by Nora Vega in this nom-eriffic post over at Oddee. Hmmm… burger …. Link