SixPack Pics & Comics

p012 SixPack Pics & ComicsThe Tuesday conglomeration of images and artwork came in a small box all the way from southwestern Feldsparton, Illinois.

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World’s quickest street legal car

Larry Larson races his 1998 Chevy S-10. It ran 6.16-seconds at 219 mph at Tulsa Raceway Park in Tulsa, Oklahoma on September 13, 2014 during the HOT ROD Drag Week 2014 Heads-Up Challenge.

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Longsword fighting

Longsword enthusiasts are resurrecting ancient sword technique as a modern, organized sport. With timed bouts and complex rules, fighters wear modern protective equipment and use dull steel swords.

(NYT)

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Porsche engine extraction

At the Porsche Carrera Cup Sandown 2014, one racer gets his engine removed in a crash.

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Biker kid – fave

A little too much Red Bull before the race.

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Interactive public

Technology interfaces with the public via stoplights and doors.

Dancing traffic Light

Door to another country

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The pop-up house

Four days and a cirdless screwdriver are all you need to build the structure of a Pop-Up House. The house, compiled of insulating blocks and wooden panels, delivers affordable thermal insulation like you’d never believe.

Bob Vila is nowhere to be seen.

Timelapse

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Laminar flow fountain

A multi-tiered fountain at Water Tower Place in Chicago has a unique feature that begs to be touched. Wikipedia defines laminar flow.

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Corvette Stingray – Now & Then

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Whether it’s classic or brand new, a Corvette Stingray offers up a sense of excitement few cars can match. We pair a classic 1965 Stingray with a brand new 2014 Stingray. And when the two legends come together it’s a beautiful thing.

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Quickies

Beginning a new week with the Quckies. They’re like ‘nooners.’ But we don’t call them that. They’re short like that, but we don’t know if you’ll watch them at noon. Especially if you’re doing that other stuff.

Window wasp nest

Old Spice: Jungle Wilderness

Beer Man

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Frisbee football championship highlights

I seriously never knew this existed.

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Trampoline wall

Nice to watch but ya gotta know what you’re doing when you’re doing this.

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Crazy monster truck

Terrible hand-held phone video of some great stunts performed by a manic driver of a monster truck.

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America’s rocket

Animation of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) 70-metric-ton configuration launching to space. SLS will be the most powerful rocket ever built for deep space missions, including to an asteroid and ultimately to Mars.

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Optical Goldberg machine

Leave it up to the Japanese to devise a way to use optics and magnifiers in a Rube Goldberg machine.

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What is a sandwich?

The sandwich is defined. Guaranteed to break the ice at lunch break.

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