Monday, March 29, 2010

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Amazingly Cool Looking Architecture Day here today, with:

The Johnson Wax Building by Frank Lloyd Wright

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Panzer Sdkfz 250/9
Designed as a recon vehicle for Panzer Divisions, this specimen was brought to the US and tested at the Aberdeen Proving Ground after WWII.
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Monday, March 22, 2010

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Rediscovering one of my old favourites, Italian artist Valerio Adami

Lot's of pics on This Blog

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Panzer Bergepanther, Ausf A
Photo from the Aberdeen Proving Ground where the US Army tested a wide range of captured German equipment after WWII.
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Monday, March 15, 2010

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Actor Peter Graves dies at 83, known for Mission Impossible's Agent Phelps and Airplane! 's Captain Oveur

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Downtown Timbuktu

Timbuktu Chronicles
- New York based entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Emeka Okafor, blogs about the impact of paradigm breaking technologies in Africa.

Timbuktu - city of legends

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Panzer Kätchen
A prototype design for a fully tracked armoured personnel carrier based on the Pzkpfw 38(t) chassis. Intended as a replacement for the Sdkfz 251 and 250 half tracks.It was in stages of advanced development at the end of WWII, but did not see service.
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Monday, March 08, 2010

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Yes, spring is on its way!

It just doesn't know it yet.

And also, today is International Woman's Day

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Panzer Pzkpfw II "Luchs" prototype
Two nice photos of the prototype which later became the light scout/ recon panzer.
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Monday, March 01, 2010

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the eighties...I miss their simple and joyous playfullness.

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Panzer Pzkpfw I, Ausf F
An amateur photo from a vehicle dump somewhere in Europe immediately after WWII.
With only 25 produced, the Panzer I, Ausf F was not a very common sight by 1945 and this could quite possible have been the last one left.
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