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Entries Tagged as 'history'
May 20th, 2013 · No Comments · automotive, history, video
Group B rally cars were driven in the 80′s. Considered to be some of the fastest rally cars of all time, the cars were banned from competing after a number of fatal accidents.
May 16th, 2013 · No Comments · history, sports
Remember this from a few years back? It went the way of the XFL.
May 9th, 2013 · No Comments · bizarre, history, video
The Oceanos sank in 1991. Everyone survived. Imagine the Titanic sinking with 1,500 people still on board.
April 29th, 2013 · No Comments · beer, history, video
I heard stories during this year’s DLD fest that the entire crowd of the first event fit inside the brewery. The video below is of the second celebration in 2005. I was surprised but glad to see Benny, Bill’s friend, in this very early DLD video. Three Floyds’ second Dark Lord Day in Munster, Indiana. [...]
April 19th, 2013 · No Comments · amazing, automotive, history, video
Old Indian motorcycles never die as this one demonstrates. Brought back to life after 40 years at Kiwi Motorcycles Riverside California 2010, this 1948 classic ticks like a vintage clock.
April 19th, 2013 · No Comments · amazing, history, video
In light of the recent tragic explosion at the fertilizer factory in Texas, some may remember when the Pepcon facility went up. The PEPCON disaster was an industrial disaster that occurred in Henderson, Nevada on May 4, 1988 at the Pacific Engineering Production Company of Nevada plant. The chemical fire and subsequent explosions claimed two [...]
April 15th, 2013 · No Comments · Auto Monday, automotive, history, video
There was a time when an art form known as coachbuilding existed. Back then, the coachbuilder did not have to answer to a CFO. Back then, the coach builder did not have to compromise his vision due to government regulations. Back then, the outrageous was possible. The Lamborghini Countach could only have been born then. [...]
April 5th, 2013 · 3 Comments · entertainment, history, sad, video
Siskel & Ebert apparently weren’t the greatest of friends after having done their TV show together for a few years. Witness this scene from the late ’80s “At The Movies” promo. [8:25]
March 26th, 2013 · No Comments · automotive, history, video
Every once in a while it’s nice to spend some time looking at way we were, and the way the world was a number of years ago. Presented below are some car ads from when your mom helped you blow your nose, or, you were merely a twinkle in your dad’s eye. Or not. Hell [...]
March 19th, 2013 · Comments Off · amazing, automotive, history, video
A look back at 1997 when the Thust SSC, powered by two Phantom II jet fighter engines hit 714mph (1149km/h) in the Black Rock Desert. View another, longer vid here on the site.