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Wednesday, 8 July 2020

A Brief History of Giant Rock, America's Most Bonkers Landmark

quote [ This is a story about time machines, aliens, a lot of dynamite, hermits, and a giant rock. ]

One night before him, there stood that giant rock
[SFW] [travel]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Exploring an Abandoned Surface-to-Air Missile Base in Bulgaria

quote [ Paisley and pin-ups in a Bulgarian military ruin. ]

Dig up them missile bases
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:13pmGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

?eljava Airbase: The Abandoned Yugoslav Airport Inside a Mountain

quote [ The ghosts of Yugoslavia still rise tall over the various nations that now take its place. These landscapes ? some of the most scenic in Europe ? lay scattered today with monuments, tower blocks, bunkers and tunnels, all built for the needs and design of a completely different era. ]

All the way to Yugoslavia
[SFW] [travel] [+5 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:08amGMT] [4 comments]

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Aerotrain: The High-Speed Train That Almost Revolutionized Transport

quote [ Some of the fastest trains in service today have a top speed in excess of 200 miles per hour. With the exception of Shanghai maglev, all of them are conventional wheel-on-tracks system, which is remarkable because rolling friction has always been the biggest obstacle to high-speed travel. ]

Suivre les lumires, prendre la fuite et fendre l'air.
[SFW] [travel] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@11:22amGMT] [1 comment]

Monday, 18 May 2020

Long journey home: the stranded sailboats in a race to beat the hurricanes

quote [ Covid-19 has marooned people living on small boats worldwide. Now hundreds of anxious sailors are preparing to make dangerous voyages home across the Atlantic ]

I'm caught in a hurricane
[SFW] [travel]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [2 comments]

Saturday, 9 May 2020

The Ghost Airline That Has Linked Cairo and Tel Aviv for Decades

quote [ Air Sinai is shrouded in mystery. But why? ]

Probably going ghost, wanna hop on a plane
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Informative]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:00amGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 7 May 2020

The Exciting of Trains

quote [ This video was found in a puddle outside of JoAnn's Fabrics and so I uploaded it. ]

This train is a clean train
[SFW] [travel] [+1 laz0r]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:03amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

April 28, 1988: The Roof of an Aloha Airlines Jet Ripped Off in Mid-Air at 24,000 Feet, But the Plane Still Managed to Land Safely!

quote [ It was just another routine inter-island flight when an Aloha Airlines jet took off from Hilo, bound for Honolulu, on April 28, 1988. Cruising at 24,000 feet, an 18-foot section of the plane?s roof suddenly ripped off, causing an explosive decompression, creating a gaping hole in the fuselage and sucking a flight attendant out of the plane. ]

The wonderful world of aloha is waiting to welcome you home
[SFW] [travel] [+1 Interesting]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [3 comments]

Wednesday, 8 April 2020

The Caprivi Strip

quote [ The country of Namibia has a sizeable landmass with an enviable coastline by the South Atlantic Ocean. Yet, a thin sliver of land, no more than 32 kilometers wide, protrude eastward for about 450 kilometers from the north-eastern corner of the country towards Zimbabwe, seeking something it doesn?t have. ]

Caprivi Strip Caprivi Strip Caprivi Strip
[SFW] [travel] [+2 Funny]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT] [1 comment]

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Virtual Disney World

quote [ Virtually experience all of your favorite attractions within an interactive 360 video environment. Virtual Disney World* offers a complete immersive experience like never before. Relive the attractions and places you love anytime, anywhere!

360 Spherical videos are best experienced with a VR headset or a smart phone with a virtual headset, such as Google Cardboard or Samsung VR. Please use the Youtube app for the full 360 experience. ]

Some of them aren't half bad. I'd stay away from the rollercoasters though. He doesn't keep the camera properly aligned and that can make things a bit pukey. He does have the new Star Wars Rise of the Resistance if you're desperate to know what that's all about.

When Disneyland closes! ??
[SFW] [travel] [+2]
[by steele@7:00pmGMT] [0 comments]

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