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Prototype Soviet Laser Pistol Created in 1984; housed in the…



Prototype Soviet Laser Pistol

Created in 1984; housed in the museum of the “Peter the Great Military Academy of the Strategic Missile Troops” in Moscow. This pistol used a clip of disposable pyrotechnic flash cartridges as ammunition and was apparently meant for use against enemy optical systems.

(Via http://j.mp/1l8Qisy and http://j.mp/1l8QOXB . Could this actually be real?)

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Nick Cave reads his letter to MTV at #LettersLive

‘My muse is not a horse’ 21st October 1996
Nick Cave responds to MTV on being nominated for an award in the category of Best Male Artists following the heightened popularity of his critically-acclaimed ninth album with the Bad Seeds, Murder Ballads.

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Festo – BionicKangaroo (English)

With the BionicKangaroo, Festo has technologically reproduced the unique way the kangaroo moves.
Like its natural role model, it can recover the energy exerted when jumping, store it and retrieve it efficiently on the next jump.

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CGI 3D Animated Painting HD: “Buda Repossession”- by Ekho

Check out this incredibly beautiful 3D recreation of a classic painting by the talented graphic artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas! He created the full 3D recreation, pictured, using Hungarian painter Benczur Gyula’s Budavar visszavétele, or Buda repossession masterpiece which depicts Budapest’s victory against the invading Ottomon army centuries ago.

It began as a challenge from his wife and took a month to model the 32 characters, followed by five weeks spent painting and masking the project.

Read more about how it was made here:https://www.behance.net/gallery/Buda-repossession/15531221

Music Track – “Erich Kunzel & Cincinnati Pops Orchestra-Hungarian March to the Assault”

Blog – http://ekho.blog.hu/2014/03/20/budavar_visszavetele
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/ekhobox
Pinterest -http://www.pinterest.com/ekho422/ekhos-lw-rampage/

Please visit the Hungarian National Gallery http://www.mng.hu/ and check out Benczur Gyula’s original painting!

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NEW PYTHON MUSIC VIDEO – “The Silly Walks Song”

Here’s a new music video from the Pythons to accompany their new track – “The Silly Walks Song” – that’s been written for, and will be featured in, the upcoming “Monty Python Live (mostly)” O2 shows this July. Visit www.montypythonlive.com for tickets.

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