Here’s Scott Speed in a purple sparkly unitard anyway. Speed apparently lost a bet to fellow Global Rallycross competitor Tanner Foust, who then requested the he dress up like a character from figure skating farce Blades of Glory. Read more...
The Ignite Fixed Blade Knife from Browning helps outdoorsmen be more prepared when heading into the wilderness. This addition to the 2015 line-up is made of 7Cr stainless steel with a 4? blade length. It has a sparking bevel on the blade...Show More Summary
It is always a pleasure to see the Kopps-Etchells Effect in such perfect form. The sparks from this U.S. Marines helicopter form a starry ring around the edge of the blades—a the result of static electricity created by friction between the dust and the metal blades moving through the air. Read more...
Check out more screens here Sparks (and bullets) fly in the Iron & Steel Pack, bringing two new original tables, CastleStorm and Wild West Rampage, to Zen’s pinball platforms! In CastleStorm pinball, players will team up once again with...Show More Summary
Ridley Scott‘s films have been the subject of many critical divides and sparked a number of debates amongst his fans. Which is great; that’s what film making is all about, individual perceptions and being able to walk away with diverse theories and conclusions. Blade Runner, upon its first release way back in 1982, was subject to […]
You would think the license plate would give them pause, but you would be wrong: A police traffic stop of Toledo Councilman Larry Sykes without any apparent probable cause has sparked an internal investigation, The Blade has learned. Mr. Sykes, a former Toledo Board of Education member who was elected in November to city council, [Read more...]
The director of a summer event sponsored by the The Blade of Toledo, OH, says the scheduled appearance of Ted Nugent is sparking a backlash from members of the community who take issue with the conservative commentator and musician's...Show More Summary
These sensational jack-o’-lanterns are the work of Clive Cooper of Sparks Fly Design. Visit his pumpkin carving gallery to check out many more examples of their skill with a blade and a big orange gourd. Clive creates fantastic watermelon sculptures too. [via Incredible Things]
by Jia Tolentino At NPR, a series of mesmerizing pictures of this very specific phenomenon—sand crystals in Afghanistan + helicopter blades = electrostatic fields that spark as they discharge—as well as the story behind why this is coming...Show More Summary
Tonight's Paralympic men's 100-metre final will pit Oscar Pistorius against Alan Oliveira, who beat him in the controversial 200-metre final - sparks may fly
Weeks after being selected for both the 400 and the 4x400 relay by South Africa's Olympic committee, double-amputee Oscar Pistorius, aka Blade Runner, has been romantically linked to Russian supermodel Anastassia Khozissova, one of the...Show More Summary
I guess some film news is just too good to be true. Over the weekend, news broke that star Harrison Ford had entered early talks to appear in Ridley Scott‘s upcoming Blade Runner sequel, sparking widespread excitement even among fans who’d previously been wary of revisiting the sci-fi classic. However, Alcon Entertainment’s Andrew Kosove is [...]
When helicopters pass through dust storms, contact of the particles with the rotating blades produces either sparks or static electricity. The phenomenon has been observed during combat operations in Afghanistan; Michael Yon has documented the effect, and has named it after two U.K. soldiers who died there.Credit, with more photos and information. Via Izismile.