Boeing’s Scan Eagle UAV gets put to civilian use during the Alaska
wild fire season. Video of the launch and recovery with infra-red fire
spotting footage. Verra cool.
This is the most unfortunate color scheme for a bike I have ever seen.
Even John Deere gets the accent color for a green vehicle righter than
this. There’s a link for the real™ paint scheme in the blurb if you
need an eye cleanser.
Aaron Hughes designed a station wagon for Ford during a college
internship. It looks suspiciously Volvo like. I like seeing
speculative vehicle design that is plausible. His other sets are good
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The pint glass is an endangered species. The plastic replacement is
dreaded and loathed. Vert Design, working for Fosters, has made a
fairly successful version. Here’s a description of the glass and the
thinking that went into it’s design.
Transistor radios were the iPods of the day and exhibited the same
forward looking design. This flickr stream has 100s of photos of
transistor radios. Awesome.
The Museum of Broken Relationships is a Croatian project documenting
broken relationships through artifacts. It’s weird and not terribly
compelling (to me.) But this user interface for browsing the online
collection has me fascinated.
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A Top 10 list of pigs. Contains my two favorites.
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Images and Illustration
Theodoru has new pictures on the front page. Flash makes it impossible
to link to my fav. 7th from the top. This is what creation really
looked like. I’m smiling.
Ramadan has begun and The Big Picture brings us photographs. Check #33
for a breathtaking shot of the moon. And all the desserts you can
The waifish fashion model is one of our society’s sicknesses. Crystal
Renn was one and now she’s not. She talks about getting back to being
herself in this article. (Yes, I agree with you all that a size 12 is
not a “plus” size for someone that tall.)
Just to prove that Crystal Renn is gorgeous here are two photo sets. NSWF.
Matt Jones. I’m having trouble finding the originals of these. NSFW — nudes
From a Polish? site. The guy/gal has great taste in both women and
photographs. NSFW — nudes.
I’m outta here til Monday. Have a great weekend.