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Magnificent Pangolin: Scaled, "Precise" Animal

“QUANTUM SHOT” #813 Link – article by Avi Abrams In a hole in the ground there lived a… pangolin. Here at Dark Roasted Blend, we love pangolins. These are spectacularly strange, wildly fascinating creatures that combine traits of many diverse animals. Endangered, genetically unique and intrinsically awesome, this animal is [...]

Magnificent Pangolin: Scaled, "Precise" Animal

“QUANTUM SHOT” #813 Link – article by Avi Abrams In a hole in the ground there lived a… pangolin. Here at Dark Roasted Blend, we love pangolins. These are spectacularly strange, wildly fascinating creatures that combine traits of many diverse animals. Endangered, genetically unique and intrinsically awesome, this animal is [...]

Magnificent Pangolin: Scaled, "Precise" Animal

“QUANTUM SHOT” #813 Link – article by Avi Abrams In a hole in the ground there lived a… pangolin. Here at Dark Roasted Blend, we love pangolins. These are spectacularly strange, wildly fascinating creatures that combine traits of many diverse animals. Endangered, genetically unique and intrinsically awesome, this animal is [...]

Link Latte 194

#194 – Week of January 8, 2013 Absolutely Awesome: Dr Grordbort Animation – [a short film] Goliathon 800 “Moon Hater” Death-ray – [want, badly] Bizarre Spiral Cloud, like a DNA – [wow nature] Yet Another Year When World Came Closest to Nuclear War – [this time in 1995] The Room of Chaos: inside New York Stock Exchange – [pics] Related: New [...]

Calendar Girl

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka and his “calendar girls” ring in the 1960 year in this charming video. Here is a wish that the year 2013 will be just as happy and playful for you! - Link Today’s pictures & links: The world will not end in 2013 now, right? Right?? - (image credit: Tim [...]

Happy Holidays and New 2013 Year from DRB!

“QUANTUM SHOT” #812 Link – by Avi Abrams Weird & wonderful – to infinity and beyond! Thank you, our marvelous readers, writers, explorers and photographers; everybody who contributed to DRB in the Year 2012, and everybody who enjoyed our content! Looking back on 2012 we see that this year has [...]

Archive: November 2012

Peculiar Postage: Unusual Stamps from Around the World, Part Two Stamps with embedded volcanic ash, sand from Sahara dunes… Unusual, Intriguing Water Towers Bizarre designs, strange interiors Monster Machinery Update Born to Intimidate. (And Get Work Done) Surreal Human Sculptures by Andrew Baines Bowler Hats & Umbrellas vs. The Immensity of the Sea Attractive, Unique Vintage Telephones Go ahead, call your mother Fascinating Matchbook Art, [...]

Link Latte 193

#193 – Week of December 9, 2012 Ice Flowers on Thin Sea Ice – [spectacular!] New York’s City Hall Forgotten Subway Station – [urban exploring] Peshtigo Fire: The Deadliest and Almost Totally Forgotten – [fascinating] Firestorm: a mile high wall of flame, traveling 100 miles per hour – [extreme, info] Inside the Mysterious NASA Rubber Room – [space, pics] The 1920s [...]

Wild Moscow Twist, 1962

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Wild Moscow Twist, 1962 Not sure how this passed the communist censorship, but the world-famous Moiseyev Ballet in Moscow performed this dance not only during their trips to America in the 1960s but also at Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow in 1962. They did call it a “parody dance” in [...]

Monster Machinery Update

“QUANTUM SHOT” #807 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Born to Intimidate. (And Get Work Done) Remember our coverage of the truly monstrous bucket wheel excavator eating a bulldozer? We also wrote about Humongous Tunnel Boring Machines (nothing “boring” about these “dinosaurs”) and World’s Most Powerful Mobile Crane. This time at Dark Roasted [...]