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The Best of "Dark Roasted Blend" in 2012

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Dark Roasted Blend: Weird & Wonderful Things in 2012

Promoting “sense of wonder” and intense exploration of our world and beyond, shamelessly cynicism- and nihilism- free, “Dark Roasted Blend” is happy to serve our readers since 2006. As a sort of overview, but mostly trying to highlight the themes and articles of 2012 that you might have missed, here is a roundup of the most popular and interesting posts on DRB (arranged by months):

JanuaryMost Popular:

Cute Vintage Ice Cream Trucks

“Often Licked, Never Beaten!”..

The Most Incredible Space Imagery

Blast off to distant galaxies!

FebruaryMost Popular:

Surreal Abandoned Amusement Park in Berlin

Complete with the fallen dinosaurs

Never Give Up! Crazy Logistics, Part 12

Not safe, by any stretch of imagination

MarchMost Popular:

Bookshelf Heaven: Awesome “Containers” for Books

So radical… So comforting…

Retro Future: Glorious Transportation Update

Making you hate your current family car since 1951

AprilMost Popular:

Hanging Monasteries of the World

Truly the way is narrow and the path is steep…

Intricate Japanese Movable Type Sets

Visual Caffeine: Exploring Art and Architecture, Issue 1

MayMost Popular:

Car Dashboards as Works of Art

New & old, weird & beautiful “dashes”

Star Wars Superfun Update

Big Bang explosion of creativity!

JuneMost Popular:

Rare & Wonderful 1950s Space Art

Russian, Italian and British Pulp SF Art

Killer Viruses and Other Cutting-Edge Glass Art

Visual Caffeine, Issue Four

JulyMost Popular:

Streamlined Soviet Passenger Hydrofoils

Welcome on board of the Soviet River Time Machine!

Suddenly… Giraffe! (Funny Pics)

All the cute, and the crazy, of giraffe’s life

AugustMost Popular:

Most Dangerous Roads in the World, Part 7

Crazy Routes in Tibet and India

Awesome Vintage Ambulance Cars

Chromed & streamlined legendary vehicles

SeptemberMost Popular:

Ghost Towns of the Pacific Northwest: Bordeaux, Washington

Exploring Abandoned Places in the Land of Myst

Awesome Vintage Calculators

Highly desirable objects of technological genius

OctoberMost Popular:

Crazy Logistics: People Trying to Do Things (Funny Pics)

Incredible Feats of Strength and Imagination!

Monstrous, Angelic, Unusual Bridge Sculptures

Griffins, trolls, hamsters of all sorts

NovemberMost Popular:

Surreal Human Sculptures by Andrew Baines

Bowler Hats & Umbrellas vs. The Immensity of the Sea

Attractive, Unique Vintage Telephones

Go ahead, call your mother

DecemberMost Popular:

Giant Robots!

Giant Robot Structures Around the World… Standing… Waiting…

Happy Holidays and New 2013 Year from DRB!

Here is your “feel-good” fix for the Season!

We also would like to thank our friends: writers, partners and the sites which contributed to the growth of DRB in the last year:
(alphabetically):

Atlas Obscura
BiblioOdyssey
bldgblog
Boing Boing
Brass Goggles
Ecstatic Days
Ephemera
Ffffound
GigaZine
Gizmodo
Intelligent Travel
Make:Blog
Meine Kleine Fabrik
Mental Floss
National Geographic
Modern Mechanix
Neatorama
Oddee
Oobject
Presurfer
Ptak Science Books
Walyou
X-Ray Delta One
Yanko Design

Stay tuned for more extraordinary & thrilling material on DRB in 2013!

CONTINUE TO THE BEST OF 2011 ->

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January 2nd, 2013

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