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1:24pm September 1, 2014
1:18pm September 1, 2014
5:18pm August 31, 2014
5:15pm August 31, 2014

peashooter85:

Rare gold decorated Japanese matchlock pocket pistol, 19th century.

For sale: £9,500

5:14pm August 31, 2014
vanman350:

Awesome

vanman350:

Awesome

5:09pm August 31, 2014
pleatedjeans:

via

pleatedjeans:

via

5:06pm August 31, 2014

design-is-fine:

Jaguar E-Type Lightweight, launched in 1963 as a race version, designed by Samir Klat, only 12 where ever produced.

This is the 2014 clone of the original model, one of six, initiated by the Special Vehicle Operations of Jaguar/Land Rover, presented at Pebble Beach. Source. Photos: Rainer Schlegelmilch, one of the best german motorsports photographer.

1:08pm August 30, 2014
The T-54AR “Řeka” (“River”) is one of the original Czechoslovak variants of the T-54A vehicle. It was a modification of the T-54A medium tank, intended for (as the name suggests) deep wading and crossing deeper streams by simply driving on the bottom. It was in production from 1961 to 1966 and 1230 were made. [x]

The T-54AR “Řeka” (“River”) is one of the original Czechoslovak variants of the T-54A vehicle. It was a modification of the T-54A medium tank, intended for (as the name suggests) deep wading and crossing deeper streams by simply driving on the bottom. It was in production from 1961 to 1966 and 1230 were made. [x]

12:56pm August 30, 2014
tastefullyoffensive:

There are two kinds of parrots…

tastefullyoffensive:

There are two kinds of parrots…

11:21am August 29, 2014
njborn95:

360 entry.

njborn95:

360 entry.

5:57pm August 28, 2014
smithsonianlibraries:

detail from Hoover : the story of a crusade. (1926)

The marks on the carpet show how long each stroke should be and a metronome guides her in making a given number of strokes per minute. By measuring her carbon—dioxide exhalation while she works, the amount of energy required to sweep with different devices and in different ways—slow, fast, long strokes, short strokes, etc.—is accurately determined. Such tests were made to determine Hoover technique and they demonstrated that the Hoover offersthe least fatiguing way of cleaning carpets and rugs

smithsonianlibraries:

detail from Hoover : the story of a crusade. (1926)

The marks on the carpet show how long each stroke should be and a metronome guides her in making a given number of strokes per minute. By measuring her carbon—dioxide exhalation while she works, the amount of energy required to sweep with different devices and in different ways—slow, fast, long strokes, short strokes, etc.—is accurately determined. Such tests were made to determine Hoover technique and they demonstrated that the Hoover offers
the least fatiguing way of cleaning carpets and rugs

5:54pm August 28, 2014
gh0stdivision:

least he tried

gh0stdivision:

least he tried