30 years ago, on May 28, 1983, in the middle of a tennis match between John McEnroe and Drew Gitlin, the public suddenly started to applaud with no apparent reason. The first US space shuttle, Enterprise, was flying over the Roland Garros stadium during an in-flight demonstration for the Bourget air show. Even McEnroe did… Read More
You never saw the magnificent race track of Nurburgring under this appearance: covered with snow. Better! The snow has frozen. Worse: A pilot takes a formula car on a trip around the track and we can have a peek. No speed record for sure but a very unusual show. YouTube link
Sometimes in cosplay (costumed play), you will use a beautiful two-handed sword. Butit will most probably be built from light and soft material in order to limit the risk of useless accidents. Forget all that and move to real middle-aged battle league: Use a two-handed Great Sword made of true good steel. To be sure… Read More
Microsoft Word (or OpenOffice Writer) are excellent software tools with only advantages when you compare them to twhat was available to us a few years ago. The discovery of WYSIWYG:
As a matter of fact, many years ago, Texas Instruments was proud of the computation power of its portable calculators explaining how easy it was to check whether or not there was a risk of explosion from over-pressure in an oil rig. Precisely one year ago, BP should have followed this excellent advice and checked… Read More
Many years ago, computer video games was already requiring advertising, but there was only a skeleton of marketing. Advertising costs were probably much lower than what today’s blockbusters budgets reach: A mere list of prices.
This Japanese ad presents us the very useful (?) inflatable bra which allows to choose your volume depending on circumstances and according to the control. It’s even better than Wonderbra… YouTube link
Before we could discuss of whether or not it’s useful to have more than 4 giga-bytes of RAM memory in a PC, some people had to work with slightly less space.
We’re still wondering what this ISS space station is for. We can see it from the ground at night. But, now, we can visit it as comfortably as some of the apartments on sale with Real Estate agents, as if NASA was trying to sell it. YouTube link
photo credit: Marco Bellucci So, as suggested, you used Yahoo! Answers to grab the attention of Yahoo! users (and Yahoo! search engine) and of people who have questions to ask. So, you thought that this was the end of it? Of course not. Even if Yahoo! has a great legion of followers (specially in the… Read More
This ad for the generosity of a woman bra brand (try repeating this quickly!) is based upon a well-known optical illusion. Will men fall for this one? YouTube link Seen on YLoveIllusions.com.
The debate rages, for a few weeks now, after the attempted bombing of the Amsterdam-Detroit flight in which a terrorist tried to ignite an explosive device hidden in his underpants. Shouldn’t we install this wonder technology that allows to strip naked search the passengers and to see anything they transport under their clothes? “Long live… Read More
Darwin did not see this. Darwin was too shy when he published his major work “the origin of species” on November 24, 1859. The evolution is also for machines and technology and the struggle for life has a meaning. YouTube link The evolution of technology, beginning in the early stone age and evolving to the… Read More
There could be waste in the most surprising places. So, don’t waste, use electricity wisely. Via FAIL Blog.
YouTube link If you want to know more, you can even buy those horse legs.
Free ad for friends in concert in Paris in a few weeks. Schubert Concert on Sunday 24 May 2009 @ 12h30.
After several months when we all heard that corporate jets were the mark of the truly immoral bank or corporate CEOs, it seems that private jet companies are starting to take notice: All this bad press is putting more pressure on them than they would like to in difficult times like ours. Hawker Beechcraft and… Read More