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Unmoved by the current Ferrari lineup?

Behold: the Kode57 by Ken Okuyama (who designed the Ferrari Enzo) – a speedboat-like, open-topped, F1-nosed roadster based on the Ferrari 599 (with echoes of the 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa) of which (for now) only five will be built.

Previously: Hot Wheels: Kode 0

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The Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run medal

On Saturday, September 16, at 10am.

At Waterford Airport.

A 5km memorial run to honour the four Rescue 116 crew members who died in March – Captain Dara Fitzpatrick, Captain Mark Duffy, Winch Operator Paul Ormsby and Winchman Ciarán Smith – will be held.

Proceeds from the run will go to the children’s charity Touching Hearts and South Eastern Mountain Rescue Association.

The organisers write:

The Dara Fitzpatrick Memorial Run has released details of their run finisher’s medal. The medal depicts a Sikorsky S92 Helicopter flying over the sea on a rescue mission. In the background are the numbers “116”, together with four flying doves honouring the lost Rescue 116 crew members.

…Speaking about the medal one of the event’s organisers Captain Barry O’Connor said, “The doves are a touching tribute to our four colleagues who tragically lost their lives in the service of others on March 14th this year”

[Dara’s sister] Niamh Fitzpatrick said: “This medal is a beautiful memento of what will be an emotional run in memory of Dara. To have a design that captures the helicopter and the four crew members is very special; this is a medal that Dara would be proud of.”

Those wishing to take part can register here.

Entry is €20.

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Elliot Lim’s animated tribute to the show of shows, set to the theme tune (Tom Waits’ Way Down In The Hole, performed here by The Blind Boys Of Alabama).

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Rob Maguire of  Florence Oliver writes:

In tribute to the greatness that is Patrick Swayze, Irish electro-pop band Florence Olivier have created a music video celebrating His legacy. Today, on His 63rd birthday, we release it to the world….

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A 45kg bust of whistleblower Edward Snowden fused to a US Revolution war memorial in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn.

Installed on Monday morning by an anonymous trio of artists, the bust was subsequently covered by a tarp and removed by the NY Parks Department.

The perpetrators have a mould and plan to release further Snowdens.

MORE: There’s A Massive Illicit Bust Of Edward Snowden Stuck To A War Monument In Brooklyn (Animal)

(H/T: Oisín Kane)

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‘For Adam’ – a ‘vintage’ Marvel style comic based on the Beastie Boys’ Sabotage video created by Canadian illustrator Derek Langille shortly after the death of Adam “MCA’ Yauch in 2012.

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Children from Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin thank Brian O’Driscoll ahead of his final international appearance in Dublin this weekend.

*weeps uncontrollably*

Created by the ICAN digital ad agency.

Thanks Philip Slattery and John Gallen

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A tribute to the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman by writer/director/editor Caleb Slain featuring clips from every film the actor has done. Slain sez:

Compiling his legacy has been one of the most challenging experiences I’ve ever faced as an editor, and yet indescribably rewarding. I can assure you that after 22 years on screen and nearly fifty films, we now look at the work of an actor who never had a single dishonest moment on camera. I know because I’ve seen them all. Please take a breather and raise your glasses to one of our greatest.

The title still was created using 205 head shots from 47 of Hoffman’s films

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