La Plata, Argentina — The old adage that necessity is the mother of invention is one Guillermo Gomez-Romeo, grill maker and owner of the custom barbeque supply shop Pigue, has taken to heart. In cow-obsessed Argentina, where per capita consumption of beef hovers at 150 lbs per year, the highest in the world, the […]
In Greek “Antas” means “an eagle”. And so this amazing Antas V8 car looks – it has a Maserati engine inside, it is a copy of first “Berlinettas” – 30s touring cars. This vehicle was made completely by hand and is all made of aluminum. On delivery, this two-seated touring car comes equipped with a […]
Many know this strong spirit, which promises a successful party, yet, few know interesting facts about this interesting drink. To start with – vodka has a dark history. It is considered that vodka is originally a Russian drink, but in the late 70s during the Cold War there was a big process about Poland claiming […]
"Give me a nation with arrogant fruitsellers and meek politicians."– Paul Claudet Did you see the cloud shaped like Aladdin’s lamp over Allaben last Tuesday? A Letter Dear Sparrow: When I was a kid, I thought Popular Mechanics was a magazine profiling well-loved garage mechanics. J. T. Bumper sticker: I’M TOO LAZY TO LOOK UPTHE […]
I ran into Thurston Moore, guitarist for Sonic Youth, at the book party for Up Is Up, But So Is Down: New York’s Downtown Literary Scene, 1974-1992, an anthology we’re both in. I told him I am beginning an anti-Beatles blog. "The Beatles are The Beatles," said Thurston, tautologically. Then he added: "There are innovators […]
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