Photos Of Time Before The Invention Of That Grossly Antisocial Device: The Smartphone

We’ve all heard our parents say it: “Look up from your phone every once in a while”, “Hey, talk to me don’t text”, “Why are you being so anti-social on your phone?” They claim that in the good old days everything was different…

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Photos Of Time Before The Invention Of That Grossly Antisocial Device: The Smartphone

We’ve all heard our parents say it: “Look up from your phone every once in a while”, “Hey, talk to me don’t text”, “Why are you being so anti-social on your phone?” They claim that in the good old days everything was different…

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2018/12/photos-of-time-before-the-invention-of-that-grossly-antisocial-device-the-smartphone/

“Goodbye, Diesel Train”: This Brutal Soviet Bad Boy Has Been Destroyed In Estonia

Couple days ago near Tallinn, Estonia, Soviet train has been destroyed. A survived old Russian loco called “DR1A-2283″ (just like droids in Star Wars) found its last grave in Estonia and we have photos how it was. It was pretty nice design, might be used in a museum, but they scrapped it for the metal. Just imagine many people that were traveling on it. Happy children, summer brakes...

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Quirky And Daring: Best Soviet Concept Cars

In 1988, Minsk Automobile Plant designers created a prototype of a truck called MAZ 2000 Perestroika. It was revealed to the public at the foreign Paris International Motor Show and received the highest ratings from foreign experts. These innovative projects were designed to breathe new life into the Soviet automobile industry, but due to the collapse of the USSR, they never went into serial...

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A Specially Adapted Underwater Wheelchair Brings Artist Sue Austin Beneath The Earth’s Surface

British artist Sue Austin creates multimedia, performance, and installation art, using her wheelchair as a means to explore new patterns of movement. In 2012, Austin was commissioned to create a series of multimedia events as part of that year’s Cultural Olympiad, in conjunction with the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. The result, titled “Creating the Spectacle!” is a spectacular immersive dance...

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Russian Oligarch Exclusive Car For Sale

A unique car is for sale on one of the Russian classifieds websites. As the story goes the car was custom made for a famous rich person who died three months before the car was delivered to him. The car was named “Amulet”. According to the owner it had to have magic power to protect him. However it didn’t happen. In fact this was a Toyota Crown, but it is so heavily modified you can’t recognize it...

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As The Standard Of The World Turns: Lovely Photos Of 1965 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

Cadillac was “Standard of the World” in motoring pleasure and owner loyalty. “So new, so right, so obviously Cadillac!” This editorial is dedicated to those who regard their motorcars as prized possessions. Once one has been in the driver’s seat of a new Cadillac… it is difficult to become content with any other car. Here is another classic DeVille encore performance… in the continuing saga of “As...

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Honeywell Kitchen Computer, The $70,000 Machine That No One Bought In The Late 1960s

Original advertisement for the Kitchen Computer: “If she can only cook as well as Honeywell can compute.” Why would anyone want a computer at home? Before the personal computer era and its avalanche of possible uses, the perennial answer was: “to store recipes.” The Honeywell Kitchen Computer, or H316 pedestal model, of 1969 was a short-lived product offered by Neiman Marcus as one of a continuing...

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Man Puts V8 Lexus Engine And Automatic Transmission On A Bike

His “crazy bike” was scaring off pedestrians in Yekaterinburg, Russia this summer. Coming together with his fantasy helmet and a loud exhaust sound from V8 Lexus engine. This guy decided to built his custom V8 bike after seeing one from USA. He liked the idea but didn’t like the bike so he decided to build one. He found a Lexus V8 engine and Lexus Automatic transmission. “It’s a 300 hp engine.”...

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A Restored Chevrolet Impala In Moscow, Russia

This old Chevy has a rich history. It was brought to Russia back in Soviet times by a Belgian diplomat. Then it was discarded and stayed somewhere in Moscow suburbs for years. Then, bought back in 2008 and then meticiously restored back to life. And here how it was. h/t: englishrussia This was a condition when it was acquired. However the car had all original inner parts intact – the 6 cylinder 4.

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