michael-pedro-reactor-wip06b

DOOM: UAC Reactor – by Michael Pedro

“SUPER early look & feel exploration for multiplayer environments (2013).
© ID SOFTWARE 2016”

Excellent.

 

 

classics

Cragar wheels with Goodyear shoes, ready to motivate an extra-hot Shelby G.T. 350. With track pipes.

It gets no better.

The Best of The Best.

 

143 New Nazca Lines Discovered in Peru with the help of A.I. Technology | Ancient Architects

Ancient Architects
Nov 18, 2019

Huge thanks to Michael Wolf for alerting me about this story!

A team of Japanese researchers from Yamagata University and IBM Research have discovered an incredible 143 stunning geoglyphs, etched into the desert in southern Peru around the enigmatic Nazca Lines.

It is yet another example of how technology is assisting archaeology because a number of images were found using state-of-the-art AI technology developed by IBM, finds that were then confirmed with an on-site investigations.

The geoglyphs include humans, birds, camels, cats and other animals and were found between 2016 and 2018. They were identified through fieldwork and analysing high-resolution 3D data and aerial photography. Incredibly, one geoglyph in particular was solely discovered with AI technology, without the aid of humans, making it the first geoglyph discovered by an AI.

Back in April 2018 I reported in a video that Peruvian archaeologists in the Palpa province of Peru had discovered more than 50 new geoglyphs (youtu.be/gpkc7-9_604) so this new discovery by the Japanese team builds on the ever-expanding line of study.

Watch this video to learn more and please Like, Subscribe and Comment below!

All images are taken from Yamagata University. Please visit www.yamagata-u.ac.jp/en/infor… for full detailed information on the new discoveries.

This is a pleasant bit of news, I must say. I love it when new pieces of the puzzle are discovered!

 

 

rudge canoe cycle

ca. 1840-1930, probably Ireland — Two women travel in a rowboat balanced on a sidecar. — Image by ©Sean Sexton Collection/CORBIS

“In 1925 through 1927, the Rudge-Whitworth company introduced a line of touring accessories which have never been equaled by any other motorcycle manufacturer…

Specifically, Rudge introduced a full touring caravan, complete with dining table and beds, which could be towed behind one of their ‘4-valve, 4-speed’ models. Added to this, one could order a sidecar chassis carrying a quick-detachable canoe! This was no ‘miniature’ boat, as some manufacturers produced in the 1950s for sidecar haulage; the Rudge canoe was fully 14 feet long. Yet, the company advertised that the “Canoe sidecar can be turned round in a circle of 20 feet diameter, which very few motor cars are capable of doing. To river lovers it gives great mobility and makes it possible to become acquainted with half the rivers in the country.””

Source

I think this is beautiful and perfectly illustrates a time when America really was great and an attitude and practical, empowering philosophy that was so prevalent then.

I doubt that I or anyone else will ever see its like again.

 

 

Bluebird

Speed ace died as his windscreen decapitated him

Published: Saturday 26 October 2002

THE final chapter in the life and death of Donald Campbell was written yesterday to reveal that the legendary speed ace was decapitated by Bluebird’s windscreen exploding at 300mph.

Campbell’s craft crashed on Coniston Water in 1967 as he attempted to better his own world record of 297mph.

Ironically, he succeeded, but only for the seconds before his apparent impatience to become the fastest man alive caused him to make a fatal error, an inquest into his death heard.

The inquest was set up following the recovery last year of Bluebird and Campbell’s remains from the Cumbrian lake.

It was held in a school classroom within sight of where Campbell died.

Details of Campbell’s “second” and fatal race for the record were described to the coroner, Ian Smith.

He heard that Campbell planned to make two attempts on the record hoping to achieve a speed of 328 mph on at least one of the “runs.”

The first run on the “mirror-like” surface went well.

But Campbell, a hero to Fifties schoolboys, who had eclipsed his father’s record-breaking exploits on land and water, turned too quickly into the second and encountered his own wake.

The disturbance caused the nose of Bluebird to rise.

The boat’s plastic windshield shattered and severed Campbell’s head, the coroner was told.

Mr Smith heard the most likely cause of the crash was a sudden “throttling back” at a critical time.

Wow!

Neat looking thing, is it not?

Bummer, it ending as it did.

 

 

Chinese Armored Car from the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)

A not often seen Chinese Armored Car from the Second Sino-Japanese War, which occurred from 1937 to 1945.

Those Japs fought everybody. And they did some freakishly unspeakable and profoundly evil things to people.

Megacreeps!

 

 

John the Revelator (electric) – Chris Rodrigues & Abby the Spoon Lady

Abby the Spoon Lady
Dec 15, 2018

John the Revelator is one of our favorite songs to play so we turned it up to 11.

– – – Read about us in the Washington Post: www.washingtonpost.com/news/m… Sign up for our mailing list: eepurl.com/cvgUQv

ABBY THE SPOON LADY abby@spoonladymusic.com on the web: spoonladymusic.com/ on Facebook: www.facebook.com/AbbyTheSpoon… on Instagram: www.instagram.com/thespoonlady/ on Twitter: twitter.com/AbbySpoonLady

CHRIS RODRIGUES chrisrodmusic.com/

UPCOMING SHOWS:
🥄 Dec 12 2019 – JOHNSON CITY TN – The Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room – Bill and the Belles presents the Jinglebell Jamboree
🥄 Dec 31 2019 – WINCHESTER VA – The Bright Box Theater – New Years Eve Dinner with Abby the Spoon Lady & the Tater Boys

Beautiful to hear and the virtuosity is a delight.

 

 

Cryptids and Monsters: Multiple T-Rex sightings in Texas???

williamdefalco
Oct 29, 2019

Help support my channel! www.patreon.com/williamdefalco (for exclusive posts and lots of photos) www.amazon.com/shop/williamde…
Here’s the link to my Burronjor video: youtu.be/ijlAi80Iv_Q
Here’s the link to my Partridge Creek Monster video: youtu.be/d0AafFlZG9U
Here’s the link to my Murray video: youtu.be/H8GwCa2DFhM
Here’s the link to my Stoa video: youtu.be/MfS4KOgGEoo
Here’s the link to the article: mysteriousuniverse.org/2019/1…

Cryptids and Monsters: Burrunjor, the last living T-Rex

williamdefalco
Oct 20, 2013

Cryptids and Monsters: The Partridge Creek Monster

williamdefalco
Sep 25, 2014

Cryptids and Monsters: The Murray

williamdefalco
Jul 29, 2016

Here’s the link to one of my favorite videos, the Burrunjor: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijlAi…

Cryptids and Monsters: Stoa

williamdefalco
Apr 18, 2019

Well, like the videomaker, this class of cryptid reports is far and away my favorite.

I had not heard much from Texas as opposed to Colorado and Wyoming, but, that is really down to my physical and mental conditions causing a whole lot of nothing to take place. The creator is not up on the latest in dinosaur knowledge and he keeps calling them T-Rex, which is kind of annoying, as they are obviously not.

Truth be told, the majority of dinosaurs of all types were small, like most of the subjects of these videos, 2 or 3 feet tall.

Let us forgive him his sins and just enjoy the wonderful collection of stories he has compiled along with some very fine research into these critters, quite a few of which are new to me.

Some good stuff here, folks and Gol dang it, if I had the ability I would be down there with a tonne of recording devices for as long as it took to get some fine stuff.

Highly recommended!

 

 

Mary Pickford, Robert Wadlow, Oct 1938

Mary Pickford is greeted at the St. Louis Airport by the world’s tallest man, Robert Wadlow, in October, 1938.

Awesome, surely.

 

 

Abarth 1000 TC

Two spectacular Fiat Abarth 1000 TCs after the two 1959 600 donor cars got a serious rebuilding by Werner Vogel in 2009.

 

 

Emma Peel, John Steed

The Avengers – Emma Peel & John Steed

Daniel Patrick Macnee (6 February 1922 – 25 June 2015) and Dame Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg, DBE (born 20 July 1938)

My yootful megacrush wuth my major influence on my definition of Gentleman.

True Heroes fo this lad.

 

 

stellavox stellamaster

The Christ!

The Stellavox Stellamaster SM8 is the highest fidelity analog magnetic tape recorder ever made.

It is spectacular.

 

 

Carlos Reutemann

Temporada 1978
Carlos Reutemann
Ferrari 312 T3
Gran Premio de Inglaterra

via Carlos Reutemann

Those were the days… Carlos and colleagues were the best of the best… right up to today.

 

 

chevrotain

1/4 SLIDES © Southern Institute of Ecology/Global Wildlife Conservation/Leibniz Institute/NCNP
A camera trap photo of a silver-backed chevrotain, a deer-like creature that was thought lost to science but has been discovered living in the wild in Vietnam.

 

chevrotain

2/4 SLIDES © Southern Institute of Ecology/Global Wildlife Conservation/Leibniz Institute/NCNP
The animals were found in area where hunting with wire traps in common place.

 

nam

3/4 SLIDES © An Nguyen
Scientists say now they have been rediscovered, action needs to be taken to protect the deer-like creatures.

 

nam

3/4 SLIDES © An Nguyen
Scientists say now they have been rediscovered, action needs to be taken to protect the deer-like creatures.

Linkage

Cool. Me likey. Cute little thing.

 

 

The Sparrow and the Hawk – Mean Mary with Frank James

Mean Mary
Jul 27, 2017

This song is from the original banjo & guitar tablature book and DVD – The Sparrow and the Hawk (available at meanmary.com and Amazon). Song written and arranged by Mary James & Frank James.

Click the SUBSCRIBE button to get notified when new videos are posted. www.meanmary.com www.facebook.com/meanmarymusic/ www.instagram.com/meanmarymusic/ twitter.com/meanmarymusic

Mary is so delightful… but, you knew that, eh?

 

 

spinner dolphins

A stunning hot of a group of Spinner dolphin, most assuredly our superiors.

Oh, yes, they are.

 

 

Joel Hamilton, Studio A at Studio G Brooklyn on his Solid State Logic 8048 G+.

Joel Hamilton, Studio A at Studio G Brooklyn on his Solid State Logic 8048 G+.

That photo right there is a nicely detailed representation of a long-standing dream of mine. One that will forever remain unrequited. Just another part of the curse placed upon my weary soul.

 

 

USA

USA

NorthAmerica

North America

SouthAmerica

South America

Europe

Europe

Africa

Africa

NorthenEurope

Northen Europe

Australia-NewZealand

Australia and New Zealand

China

China

The awesomeness of it all. These maps show the new topography of Earth land masses after the predicted sea level rise. Deep underwater, I will be.

Mother Nature knows what is best for her well-being.

 

 

BAABA – “MESOM WO” (Official Video)

Baaba
BAABA
Nov 9, 2019

Music video by Baaba, performing ‘Mesom Wo.’

Directed by Mo Sambo.

© 2019.Alabaster Music Inc.

Baaba is a gospel artist who seeks to bless the Christian and religious communities with her soul piercing voice and lyrics. Kindly subscribe to be among the first to receive any new releases by Baaba.

A beautiful song from a beautiful lady, Ms Baaba Simpson.

She’s new to the music scene and a dear friend of mine, Atipin Hemaa Nana Kyerewaa, is helping to jump-start her career and sent it to me. After one listen I wanted to share it with you all, because, well, it’s really sweet and good!

Please subscribe to her new YouTube channel!

Thanks, y’all.