Posts filed under “Weekend”
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’ for the future of electric transport, owing to its compact, powerful and effective nature. It will also charge much more quickly than conventional batteries. The figures speak for themselves – 217mph, 0-60mph in 2.8sec and a range of over 600km.
Source: Classic Driver
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
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 !
Since I am away this week at a conference in Maine, combining fishing with economics and investing, I thought this week we would go for something water rather than land based. Hence, I present the Strand Craft V8 Wet Rod: Source: Classic Driver
Extraordinary People: The Savant Syndrome – Darold A. Treffert, M.D. Source: SciAm Part of the 10th Annual International Bioethics Forum, “Manifesting the Mind” which was was designed to explore the Mind-Brain phenomenon and how this relates to human consciousness.”, held by the BTC Institute in Madison, WI on April 28-29, 2011. For detailed information about…Read More
I dont know who the buyers of this beastie might be at 400 large, with its 612 HP 6.6L V12, but it looks like quite the vehicle. What is worth noting for the rest of us of ordinary means is how the technology in these ultra luxe cars eventually works its way down market. Consider…Read More
Skilled editing is as effective in the creation of a good film as a writer, director, or performer. Though often overlooked, editing brings shots together to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. These ten movies are a fantastic illustration of just how important editing can be. THE LIST City…Read More