Daily Archives: 12 May 12, 2006


The 2 photos above were taken at Volkswagen’s new storage facility in Wolfsburg, Germany. The actual space that the facility occupies is approximately only 20% of a comparable facility with the traditional design that is used primarily in the US. … Continue reading

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Navel Lint Collection

Some people gaze into their navel for inspiration: I look into mine and see navel fluff. Also known as navel lint, it is that fascinating fluffy substance that forms mysteriously in the belly buttons of special people.  I’ve been collecting … Continue reading

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New Presidential Helicopter

After decades of upgrades to a fleet of notoriously cramped Sikorsky VH-3 Sea Kings, the White House has tasked Lockheed Martin with a dramatic, $6.1-billion makeover of Marine One, the presidential helicopter, starting this summer. The goal: to fit a … Continue reading

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The gekkomat prototype – pictured scaling the walls of a power plant in Germany – has hundreds of potential applications in situations where climbing is necessary to reach a point because of restricted access: paramedical and rescue operations, building construction, … Continue reading

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Ever been upset at a bank?

Take your anger out on them here.  

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What happened next?

Click to enlarge.

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Round-The-Clock Baby TV Channel to Debut

NEW YORK – Escalating an already heated national debate, a first-of-its-kind TV channel premieres Thursday designed specifically for babies — an age group that the American Academy of Pediatrics says should be kept away from television altogether. The new, round-the-clock … Continue reading


Tempting Video of the Day

Car chase.  Car flips.  Dude is not wearing a seatbelt, flys over the media, meets on-coming traffic. Watch the video here.

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Anything for a good pic

Dedicated to my photographer friend Hans.

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Close Call

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“Paralyzed” woman gets up, runs from police

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A wheelchair-bound Los Angeles woman, who has repeatedly filed lawsuits over access for the disabled, got up and ran after police arrested her for fraud, authorities said on Thursday. Laura Lee Medley, 35, had sued in … Continue reading

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Google Trends

Just in case you ever wanted to compare what the world is searching for. For example, I entered the following: NFL, NBA, MLB and here were my results in a groovy little graph. http://www.google.com/trends

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