Dan Rascom of KSL TV has put together really great documentary on Ed “Big Daddy” Roth called “A Shift of Heart: The Conversion of Ed Roth“. It takes you through Ed’s early days, through his conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and then his later life in Manti, Utah.Continue reading The Conversion of Ed Roth – Documentary
If you are into cars like me, you are probably interested in all kinds of machinery.
It is amazing to see how fast these teams work to get their cars back on the track. This video shows them compared across the different motorsports. Before each section the video show specs like how many members are on the team and what they are going to do to the car.
Amazing to see what the weight of the water does to this car. Found this video on digg.com – “The Quickest And Least Efficient Way To Wash Your Car“.
Check out this video of Kazuki Yamamoto making a cool Volkswagen Beetle Latte. Read the article and see pictures here on Laughing Squid.
They are almost too nice to drink, aren’t they?
Cool light-up paint! Check out the article “Light-up paint offers radical, if pricey, way to make your car glow” for all the details. In the comments on that page people have written about how this could be distracting to other drivers. Others say it might be good for emergency vehicles…what do you think?
This is a cool infrared video of a Formula 1 racing car doing burnouts. The title of the video on YouTube is Red Bull Racing’s RB8 Tearing it Up in Infrared. The infrared makes it easy to see where all the heat is generated on these machines.
Buster Keaton did a lot of great work but the movie that comes to mind when I hear his name is the movie Beach Blanket Bingo. I guess the reason I remember that one is because all the Ed Roth references with the hillbilly helmets and monster shirts. I found this image on Pinterest of Buster wearing a SurFink shirt.
Interesting video about the art involved in creating the Bugatti L’or Blanc. They talk about using porcelain and my first thoughts were about it breaking plus the daily wear, but they cover that later in the video.