Mercedes Encases 1979 280 GE in “Amber”

Jan 17, 2018 @ 5pm ()

Mercedes-Benz has created the “world’s biggest installation of synthetic resin” by encasing a classic 1979 280 GE for the Detroit Auto Show. The resin block, entitled “Stronger than time: 1979 G-Class cast in amber,” is designed to look like amber (petrified tree-sap … you know … Jurassic Park and stuff), and was constructed as a promo lead-in to their all new 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV.

VIA Mercedes-Benz Press Release

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Spinal Tap Bassist has a new solo album

@ 2pm ()

Spinal Tap’s bassist Derek Smalls has returned with a new solo album! It will be out on April 13 and contains awesome track names like Butt Call, and She Puts the Bitch in Obituary, and features a slew of amazing talent like Steve Vai, Paul Shaffer, David Crosby, and Peter Frampton. You can preorder it here: Pledge Music.

VIA GUITAR WORLD

Are there time rifts in London?

Jan 10, 2018 @ 7pm ()

Does London contain time rifts and inter-dimensional portals? Portals of London is a “A curious blog has been documenting instances of ‘inter-dimensional gateways’ appearing in London.” One such article titled, Under river, outside time: The Woolrich Anomaly tells the story of contractors working to repair an old foot-path tunnel under the Thames. They discover that as they’re down in the tunnel, they’re aging slightly faster than the world around them.

VIA The Guardian