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10 Things You Should Know About Omega Timpieces

<i>Image Source: Wikipedia</i><p>If you’re familiar with the Greek alphabet, then you’re already aware that Omega represents perfection and success in the …

Airships

Since the 1850s, engineers have been experimenting with powered lighter-than-air flight, essentially balloons with steering and propulsion. Like other early aeronautical experiments, the trial-and-error period was lengthy and hazardous. Dirigibles (with internal support structures) and blimps …

Elegy of a race car driver

Sometime after 10:30 on a Thursday morning in May, after he'd had his cup of coffee, Dick Trickle snuck out of the house. His wife didn't see him go. He eased his 20-year-old Ford pickup out on the road and headed toward Boger City, N.C., 10 minutes away. He drove down Highway 150, a two-lane road …

Gilera Motorcycle History

<b>Gilera History</b><p>The history of the Gilera motorcycle company began in the early 1900s with the launch of the VT 317, the first motorcycle designed by …

The Spirit of Munro video

"The Spirit of Munro is a fully custom-built, the Spirit of Munro is an all-metal tribute to the racers and mechanics throughout history who have …

The Best Places To Eat And Drink In Prague

<b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> On your first day in Prague, get high — in elevation, that is. Put on your hiking shoes and walk up to the top of one of the city's hills to take in a macro view of the skyline. Petrin Hill (Prague 5) or Letna Park (Prague 7) is best. I often hear …

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Don Draper's Long Journey Into Darkness on 'Mad Men'

There's a trashy Fifties film noir where Robert Mitchum and Ava Gardner play illicit lovers in New Orleans. When they rendezvous in a graveyard at …

7 essential books about comedy by comedians

<b>1. Groucho & Me, Groucho Marx (1959)</b><br>Comedy, it has been said time and time again, is a serious business. Julius Henry “Groucho” Marx echoes that …