Demolition time lapse

Radford Mill Building (Nottingham – UK) being demolished and the site being sorted afterwards. They have country guitar music in Nottingham. Nice.

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A classic car collection and a special Studebaker

Still sporting the same golf cap and handlebar moustache, Dennis Gage visits a classic car collector and takes a spin in a Studebaker Silverhawk in an episode of My Classic Car.

[16:04]

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Quickies

Watch fast. They come and they go.

3/4 court shot goes in twice

Hydroplaning an Army tank

Butt brand

Wrong meeting?

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Aussie stadium trucks

Highlights from Stadium SUPER Trucks race 1 at the 2017 Clipsal 500 Adelaide, Australia.

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Shooting Lego head bullets

Taofledermaus

Many people sent me photos showing a Legoman head loaded in a .40 cal case and asked me to see what would happen in the real world. This has gone from a meme on social media to this ballistic test. I was surprised at the results because I expected total failure.

[5:00]

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Lessons in ping pong

That Japanese guy gives us a few more lessons in table tennis.

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IDIOTS – fave

New smartphones will be debuting soon. People will be just like they were when the phones first came out.

[4:04]

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M.A.M.O.N. – Latinos vs. Donald Trump

M.A.M.O.N. (Monitor Against Mexicans Over Nationwide) is a satirical fantasy sci-fi shortfilm that explores with black humor and lots of VFX the outrageous consequences of Donald Trump´s plan of banning immigration and building an enormous wall on the Mexico – US border.

[5:55]

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Forms and textures CGI

It’s amazing what they can do with some computer aided special effects.

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Bing’s self-driving car

Sometimes funny and only a bit silly, this video pokes fun at Microsoft.

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Slinks

It’s almost the end of March and things are looking better weather-wise. Of course, the ground is still brown and mushy, but the air temps are in the high 40s and there’s no unmelted snow on the ground. But that’s no guarantee. At anytime, nature can have a small seizure, gas pain or projectile upheaval and the weather can turn to shit in a second. These are the joys of Flatland living.

SixPack Pics – Statues

Cassini-Huygens: Life around Saturn [9:25]

Peter Fonda and the Captain America Bike [6:21]

Butler Academy [2:32]

The Hyatt Regency Collapse – the disaster that changed engineering [4:20]

Animation

Lifeless [2:46]

Salesman Pete [6:55]

Music

Brazilian Crane Band [1:01]

AC/DC riffs – 50 of ’em [13:28]

Quickies

Wingsuit simulation [0:28]

Make 7-Up yours [0:30] – oldie, fave, whatever

Mad Max in Russia [0:17]

Beer

I hate Rogue Brewery – Reddit testimonial

Best Belgian Tripels rated – my favorite style

How a Vancouver pub ‘annoyed an entire country’ with a poorly poured pint of Guinness

* Jiffs *

******

BattleBots 2016 highlights [10:25]

Closet storage [9:53]

Stretch Armstrong as target practice [12:43]

Stripes Special [12:37] – Muscle Car of the Week

Beer Quench! Forging The ‘Murica’ Knife [13:52]

Diesel truck drag racing – NHRDA Tulsa [5:35]

Girls lips kissing [0:46]

John Fogerty – Susie Q [5:28]

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Frankly speaking

Received an email from Tony in the UK:

I live in the U.K. and am just getting ready for the day just as your site updates and am often one of the earliest voters/viewers of a refreshed page. I wonder where the rest of them are?

Thanks for suggesting this, Tony. It never dawned on me about global time zones. I did some checking and downloading and testing and have come up with the minimum solution to Tony’s question and quite possibly the answer to what I’ve been waiting for for years. How many people visit SPT at any given time?

In the right-hand sidebar is a small graphic titled Visitors. It’s just a flat, 2D map of the world but it’s live. It’s moveable just like Google maps are. It actually show how many site visitors there are at any given moment. Therein lies the surprise. The visitors are more in line with what the Stat Counter graphs have been showing. (I still don’t understand the numbers, but they remain consistent with the Visitor numbers.)

I do know that the visitor plugin does not track my visits. I don’t know if it’s tracking bots but I’m not going to worry about it. Everything is just peachy now. All pink and fuzzy.

Don’t feel too left out with the shortened Slinks. Pretty much the entire reason for my earlier funk was the fact that I was dumping too much daily content into the Sunday post. Now, the Slinks are 50% less in the top and the bottom, but everything in the middle is basically the same. It’s still good enjoyment over a longer period of time.

I took another day off from a Brew Review because I liked how it felt last week. I just sat back and had a few Unibroue La Fin Du Monde (the fine mountain pfft!) over the course of a nicely laid back Saturday night.

I conveniently let the 3Floyds Dark Lord tickets sales go by. That’s just 3 minutes and $180 worth of beer hype I didn’t care to get into again. Their Dark Lord is a real world class beer but it must be shared. The wife hates those dark beers so I’d have no one to share some with.

The weekly Sudden Poll has gained some popularity with the Shaving vote returning the highest number of voters so far. Shaving a couple of times a week seems to be the norm. And nobody pays a barber to shave his face. There are exceptions, however: job interview, wedding, award ceremony, and hipster.

Some sad news: the noted award winning blogger behind The Presurfer website, Gerard Vlemmings, died in the latter part of last February of lung cancer. He was 67 years old. He had been posting on the Internet using Google’s free Blogger platform since 2000. Many of his posts were cited on SPT. SixPackTech still remains in his blogroll as of this writing.

And this is the way it will be from now on. Some omitted beer reviews and shortened Slinks. And a map to see where you’re from. We don’t know your name or what you look like, but we think you are one of those blue map arrow indicators in the sidebar. Good to see ya. And a special Hello to all those from Oceania dan unduh.

Stop by for another visit whenever you can.

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Mini-truck and road trip!

A ROADKILL Episode

On this episode of Roadkill powered by Dodge, both David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan get their dream car! Who wins that game is up to you: Is it Finnegan with his 1968 Datsun 520 mini-truck, or Freiburger with his 383-powered 1971 Plymouth Road Runner? One thing’s for sure, the Datsun delivers a lot more suffering, and no one can believe it’s more reliable than the Road Runner. Don’t miss the special guest appearance by Fred Williams from Dirt Every Day!

[27:29]

Video link.

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Photoshop Phonies

Fakes, phonies, fake news, false images. You can’t tell one from the other. Click below to see which is which. Almost. Maybe not.

Hit it.

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Quickies

Fssst! And they’re gone. Like a bottle rocket. Well maybe not that fast but still fast nonetheless. Okay. Quick.

Kids waving

R2-D2 Livin’ on a Prayer

Gas station crash & fire

Lenin gets his proper dues

Motorcyclist with attitude – fave

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day

Today, the entire country turns green and everyone is honorary Irish. Deal with it the best you can. Have a beer.

It’s not Irish

A pint o’ Guinness

That one Guinness ad

No alcoholics in Ireland – fave

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