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The changing shape of the Chevy Corvette

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Since its debut in 1953, the iconic American classsic has undergone as much of a transformation as the country it hails from.

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Above

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and

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below,

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seven silhouettes past and present,

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the new 2014 model appearing last.

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[via USA Today]

 

August 20, 2013 at 08:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack

Dogbone Wrench

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Elon Schoenholz's Cool Tools review.

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I've used it three years.

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Keep it in my desk and use it much more frequently than my socket set.

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I always have the right size wrench handy in a single tool, and it rotates — so it functions more like a socket than a crescent wrench.

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$26.38.

August 20, 2013 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack

More than half of humanity lives within this circle

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"It's even more amazing when you see the numbers broken down."

I won't argue.

My take: half of the greatest minds on the planet — transformative individuals the likes of the Buddha, Jesus, Muhammad, Newton, and Einstein, both now and in millennia to come — will emerge from that region.

The future starts there.

August 20, 2013 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack

S'Mores Pillow

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$24.95.

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Catme 13/Glass Effect 44 — A walk at twilight through Google Glass

One word: fireflies.

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Martini Time Baby Rattle — "Bottoms up!"

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From the website: "It's never too early to appreciate a good martini. The Martini Time Baby Rattle is a fun toy for every sophisticated baby and features a plastic martini glass with enclosed olive rattle. Your little Dean Martin will be completely captivated by its clickity-clack while he toasts another successful diaper change."

Here's looking at you.

$8.95.

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