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Behold: the McLaren 600LT Spider: a topless variant of the 600 Long Tail (similarly equipped, with a 3.8 litre, 592bhp, twin-turbo V8) that will reach 100km/h in 2.8 seconds and continue on to a top speed of 323km’h (or a slovenly 315km/h with the roof down).

Yours for a hair-tousling €225,000.

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An award-winning short by Špela Čadež in which – attempting to remove an unresponsive badger from a dark road – two policemen realise the animal is alive but drunk on fermented pears. 

Then it wakes up.

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The top three winners in the 2018 Dronestagram International Drone Photography Contest because that’s an actual thing now.

From top: ‘Hungry Hippos’ by Zekedrone, ‘Fishing Net In Vietnam’ by Trung Pham and ’Two People, Two Dogs And Four Shadows’ by Yevhen Samuchenko.

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A graduation short by animator Anna Rybak, based on a quote attributed to Winston Churchill.

Wait for it.

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Just another day at work for Prince Michael in the latest episode of ‘Aaron’s Animals’ by visual effects designer (and Prince Michael’s hoomin) Aaron Benitez).

Previously: The To-Do List


Installations by LA based artist Mike Stilkey, who paints, pencils and lacquers directly onto stacks of worn-out library books otherwise destined for recycling.

His pieces range from assemblages of half a dozen covers to walls formed by thousands of layered spines, located in accommodating public spaces..

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Breeda writes:

Spotted this on Merchants Road, Galway. Wondering Is this the 1975 model which, according to wiki … had an engine that produced 84 hp (63KW) with 125 N m (92 ft lbf) torque and weighed 955kg …..

Anyone?

A map of fictional locations in England, Scotland and Wales from Judge Dredd to Vanity Fair.

Huge version here.

Full index of locations and sources here.

Also available as a print.

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A nostalgic homage to the colourful design of blank VHS tape cases of the 1980s which will be baffling to anyone under the age of 35.

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Images from ‘Movimento’ by Francesca Piqueras (also known for her photographs of rusting shipwrecks) featuring the scarred and sheared-off mountainsides of Carrara in Tuscany – extensively quarried for their marble since the time of the Etruscans.

Related: White Gold

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