Remember this post? https://gregole.com/2014/12/16/amazing-old-cars/
Well, they were all auctioned off last Friday (02-06-15) for $28.5 million – one car, a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spider fetched $18.45 million to become one of the top five most expensive cars ever to sell at auction.
1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spyder Interior Design carlug.com
Check out these beautiful car links starting with these gems:
Of course all the links I provide are informative, entertaining, and maybe even stuff you didn’t know about; but the internet is huge and it’s difficult to find really cool stuff apart from nonsense, hype, misplace certainty where none is warranted; but these are a few of my favorites. Continue Reading
While doing research on flying motorcycles I couldn’t help but blunder into the awesome story of one Juan de la Cierva, (b. 21 Sept 1895 – d. 9 Dec 1936) a Spanish civil engineer and aeronautical enthusiast who invented the Autogyro – the precursor to both the modern helicopter and the modern flying motorcycle.
The emergence in 1920 of the autogiro of Juan de la Cierva was a great event in the world of aeronautics. Today it is considered the precursor of modern helicopters and eventually was named the “gyrocopter”.
All over the internet sites are featuring their “best of” sites and I have blundered into a few I personally think are pretty cool. Continue Reading
This is hilarious – to an engineer anyway! A You -Tube video of government specs for rivets and such-like hardware fasteners that views like an action-movie: Continue Reading
Antikythera. I’m pronouncing it something like “Auntie – Kithera”. Hope that’s close.
Antikythera is actually a place. It’s a small island Continue Reading
This one has to be making the rounds in internet land:
Here’s something interesting: a personal submarine. I’d love to have one of these; but they look kind of expensive.
http://www.uboatworx.com/C-Explorer_3.dhtml?lan=ENG Continue Reading