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Surreal Human Sculptures by Andrew Baines

“QUANTUM SHOT” #806 Link – article by Avi Abrams J. G. Ballard Would’ve Loved This… Bowler Hats, Umbrellas and Newspapers vs. The Immensity of the Sea Today we feature an exclusive from Adelaide-based quasi-surrealist artist Andrew Baines, who since 2005 have staged numerous surreal installations at iconic Australian beaches. His work is inspiring on [...]

Archive: October 2012

Huge Off-Highway Road Trains All set to conquer the Moon, Mars (almost!) Crazy Logistics: People Trying to Do Things (Funny Pics) Incredible Feats of Strength and Imagination! Unusual and Fascinating Coins & Currency, Part 2 Coins with pieces of the Moon in them! Monstrous, Angelic, Unusual Bridge Sculptures Griffins, trolls, hamsters of all sorts “Tatra” Car & Other Aerodynamic Marvels, Part 2 Futuristic Shape [...]

Link Latte 191

#191 – Week of November 7, 2012 Here’s who should’ve been elected – [The Hero!] Amazing List of Disney’s Historic Failures – [interesting] Spaceship House Built Outside Moscow – [pics, transl.] Stunning Surreal Art: Igor Morski – [wow art] Have fun exploding nuclear bombs & supervolcanoes – [cool site] SuperStratos: Impressive Huge Futuristic Plane – [scifi art] Super-Bizarre Flower Structures – [futurism [...]

Concerto of Facial Expressions

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Concerto of Facial Expressions Paganini’s violin concert performed with facial expressions! Does this guy has the most expressive face ever, or what? - Link Today’s pictures & links: Pennsylvania Station (New York City), circa 1910 One of the most inspiring architectural masterpieces, Pennsylvania Station was demolished in 1963 to make way for equally unforgettable [...]

Huge Off-Highway Road Trains

“QUANTUM SHOT” #370(rev) Link – article by Avi Abrams 1. The ETF Haul Train: this thing looks like it’s all set to conquer the Moon, or Mars (with little modification): This huge Road Train (or Haul Train) developed by ETF Trucks of UAE and Germany is a fantastic project – [...]

Unusual and Fascinating Coins & Currency, Part 2

“QUANTUM SHOT” #802 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams “Money, money, money; must be funny; in a rich man’s world” There seems to be no shortage of strange and weird varieties of coins and banknotes that are put in circulation around the world. In our previous article [...]

Link Latte 190

#190 – Week of October 19, 2012 Yuri Gagarin on BBC TV, July 11 1961 – [very cool interview] The Closest The World Has Come to Nuclear War – [Cold War] Seven-hour Nuclear War Plan – [history, transl.] Doomsday Clock: Five Minutes to Midnight- [fascinating] Modern Gyrocar: C-1 self-balancing electric motorcycle – [concept, video] Inscription on the Statue of Liberty [...]

Why Is It Dark at Night?

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Why is it Dark at Night? Or rather, to rephrase the question, Why is Space Dark?. Very cool, often mind-boggling short video. I’m sure you know all the facts, but this is a good show nevertheless. Link Today’s pictures & links: Old Abandoned “Dome” Theater in Beirut, Lebanon Quite impressive blob-like apparition: called Saboune [...]

Monstrous, Angelic, Unusual Bridge Sculptures

“QUANTUM SHOT” #801 Link – article by Simon Rose and Avi Abrams Monstrous, Angelic or Just Plain Weird – Unusual Bridge Sculptures, Part One There are bridges in every country, all over the world, each one serving a very functional purpose, so it’s nice to know that some of the [...]

The Tatra T87: Streamlined, Fast and Mostly Unknown

“QUANTUM SHOT” #800 Link – article by Mike Gulett Designed to resemble the German Graf Zeppelin dirigibles We wrote about Tatra’s streamlined cars before (also see other aerodynamically shaped cars in our older article). We received quite a good response, asking us to continue this series. Today we feature The [...]