Posts filed under “Weekend”

Auction: $38 Million Ferrari 250 GTO

A Ferrari 250 GTO becomes the most expensive car ever sold at an auction at a sale in Pebble Beach, California.


Aug. 14, 2014

Category: Investing, Weekend

Hitchcock’s Cameos. All of them.

From each of the following: The Lodger (1927), Easy Virtue (1928), Blackmail (1929), Murder! (1930), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), The 39 Steps (1935), Sabotage (1936), Young and Innocent (1937), The Lady Vanishes (1938), Rebecca (1940), Foreign Correspondent (1940), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941), Suspicion (1941), Saboteur (1942), Shadow of a Doubt (1943),…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

Porsche Museum & Its Secret Prototype Warehouse

Join CAR magazine on a tour inside Porsche’s secret prototype warehouse in Germany. It’s a treasure trove of secret prototypes, weird mules and mutated Porsche testbeds.

Category: Weekend

RIP Robin Williams – Weapons of Self Destruction

Weapons of Self Destruction was the name of his last HBO special. So brilliant, funny . . . and sad.   Robin Williams stand up comedy live from Washington   HBO: Robin Williams – comedian, writer and Academy Award-winning actor – returned to HBO for his first solo TV concert since 2002. The show was…Read More

Category: Humor, Weekend

Ariely: Our Buggy Moral Code

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely studies the bugs in our moral code: the hidden reasons we think it’s OK to cheat or steal (sometimes). Clever studies help make his point that we’re predictably irrational — and can be influenced in ways we can’t grasp.   Published on Apr 26, 2012

Category: Psychology, Weekend

Richard Pryor Roast (1977)

Richard Pryor Roast 1977 featuring: Richard Pryor Robin Williams Paul Mooney Tim Reid John Witherspoon Sandra Bernhard Vic Dunlop Edie McClurg Marsha Warfield 43:31 minutes See also • Pryor Love (New Yorker)

Category: Humor, Weekend

Friday Night Soul: James Brown in Eighteen Minutes

“Get On Up” is the new biopic out on James Brown. David Remnick of the The New Yorker calls it “the second-best film ever made about James Brown.” But rather than watch a good impersonations, how about seeing the real thing? The following James Brown video has been called the “most thrilling, compressed, erotic, explosive…Read More

Category: Friday Night Jazz, Music, Weekend

Quant’s e-Sportlimousine: Electric Revolution

~~~ ~~~ Video From Classic Driver: So how does it work? Quite complicatedly, as it turns out. Essentially, each wheel has its own electric motor, drawing power from a central ‘Nanoflowcell’, a new chemical battery system capable of storing and releasing electrical energy at extremely high densities. Allegedly, the technology is a ‘beacon of hope’…Read More

Category: Technology, Weekend

ISIS Thanks John McCain for Making their Rise to Power Possible

ISIS Terrorists Credit the Iraq War for Their Success   We’ve noted for months that the ISIS terrorists wouldn’t have been able to take over Iraq if we hadn’t launched the idiotic Iraq war and “regime changed” the country. But don’t take our word for it … the ISIS barbarians just agreed. Breitbart reports: The…Read More

Category: Think Tank, Weekend

Stranded on a Whale

I’ve spent the weekend fishing for much smaller game, but I cannot imagine what it would be like to experience what this quick video reveals: h/t Kottke Amazing !

Category: Weekend