I ran into my friend Jeff McWinney when running on the mountain yesterday. When we got back to the parking lot, he showed me his new Aprilia SportCity 250 23 hp Italian bike. Jeff is very tech-savvy. He just sold his Honda VFR 750 (a big powerful bike) and got this one, which he loves. It goes up to 80.
Is this a moustache or what? Col. Sir Percy Wyndham, noted Federal cavalryman in Civil War, 1862. This is from Life Magazine's archives, over a million photos, such a wonderful resource: http://images.google.com/hosted/life
Scott Weaver has spent over 30 years building elaborate architectural models out of toothpicks, including a 100,000-toothpick model of the highlights of San Francisco: ""Rolling Through the Bay" is 9 feet tall, 7 feet wide and 2 feet deep."
This a is actually a photo mounted on a garage door. "Photo tarpaulins from style-your-garage.com can give monochrome up-and-over garage doors a whole new look. The printed-on 3D motifs are deceptively realistic and will cause neighbours, friends and passers-by to stop and stare!"
There are 13 1-bedroom condo apartments in this copper-sheathed building in Guilford, Connecticut. Designed by architect Wilfred J. O. Armster.
Photo for NYTimes by Christopher Cappoziello
While the interiors leave some design issues unsolved, the exteriors are well thought out. They are built of simple, durable and no-maintenance materials – steel, plywood and car-decking. No effort is made to soften this reality. The steel exterior is just allowed to rust naturally."
Update: as you can see from the comment below, repairs to the building have been completed:
This photo is by Kevin Ng