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africant:

he tried to be slick smh.

(Source: best-of-memes)

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latimes:

latimespast:

July 20, 1969: Neil Armstrong walks on the moon.

(Previously on L.A. Times Past: That’s one small word to argue over)

Our front page, 45 years ago today.

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hodgman:

Here is a little picture I found of Mark Gagliardi, FORMER MAYOR OF DISNEYLAND.
Photo courtesy BigPigletFan

What?!

Joanna!

hodgman:

Here is a little picture I found of Mark Gagliardi, FORMER MAYOR OF DISNEYLAND.

Photo courtesy BigPigletFan

What?!

Joanna!

Posted 21 hours ago

topgear:

Road Test: Ferrari California T

Self-appointed guardians of Ferrari’s soul gave the company a right kicking when it launched the California five years ago. Apparently, to build a relatively usable convertible was none of Ferrari’s business. Even though some of its past greats, like the 330 GTS and 250 GT California, were exactly that format. And, actually, the California has been one of the best-selling Ferraris ever.

Now there’s another storm brewing because the new California, the T, has a turbocharged engine. Again, the voices are raised that it’s not what we want from Ferrari, thank you very much. Even though some of the past greats, such as the 288 GTO and F40, also had just that sort of engine.

Hey, be happy people… it’s not like it’s a diesel SUV or anything. But the decision to go turbo always carried a risk, openly acknowledged by Ferrari engineers, that the result would emerge bereft of the blazing-fast throttle response, primal scream and dizzying revs that make the current generation of Ferrari engines so life-enhancing.

If Ferrari knew it was risky, why do it? Fuel consumption. Contrary to myth, Ferrari can’t just lose its thirst and CO2 numbers in the giant bulk of Fiat’s average. For this purpose, it stands independently. But neither is it bound to the same 90g/km target as the mass manufacturers. Ferrari, along with McLaren, Aston and others, gets an exemption as a small manufacturer, but only so long as it shows willing and gets its CO2 onto a clear downward trend. The Cali T has dropped to 250g/km from the old V8’s 299, and they say the real-world consumption will fall in similar ratio. [x]

hrng

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rollingrabbit:

Beyond Belief poster I did months ago but actually kinda forgot to post? Everyone listen to The Thrilling Adventure Hour, it’s great and you’re gonna like it a lot.

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lareviewofbooks:

"Govan’s rather breathtaking sleight of hand, however, should not be given a pass: a private choice for such a public project half funded with public money and largely proceeding outside public comment sets a very arrogant precedent that wouldn’t pass muster in a publically funded governmental building. Govan has privatized a public process."

Contributor Michael Giovanni offers a biting critique of LACMA’s proposed redesign.

Posted 2 days ago

modestlybold:

Spirited Away (2001) dir. Hayao Miyazaki