After 20 years of eager anticipation, the Zoological Center Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan (Safari), can now say they are home to a female White Rhino calf (via Thank Heaven for Not-So-Little Girls - ZooBorns)
Google's Doubleclick ad servers exposed millions of computers to malware -
Last night, researchers at Malwarebytes noticed strange behavior on sites like Last.fm, The Times of Israel and The Jerusalem Post. Ads on the sites were being unusually aggressive, setting off anti-virus warnings and raising flags in a number of Malwarebytes systems. After som …
Stolen vintage Jaguar XKE recovered after 46 years to be reunited with 82-year-old owner -
A rare Jaguar XKE convertible stolen 46 years ago will be returned to its owner thanks to an eagle-eyed customs agent.
The Californian Highway Patrol are trying to figure out who might have stolen it from outside a New York apartment and why it was in a Californian garage for …
The 2014 Ig Nobel Awards -
PHYSICS PRIZE [JAPAN]: Kiyoshi Mabuchi, Kensei Tanaka, Daichi Uchijima and Rina Sakai, for measuring the amount of friction between a shoe and a banana skin, and between a banana skin and the floor, when a person steps on a banana skin that’s on the floor.
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The Indian Chieftain is a big motorcycle, designed to soak up the miles on the smooth highways of ‘Murica. The star of the show is the new Thunder Stroke engine, a mighty 111 cubic inch (1811cc) monster pumping out 119 ft-lbs of torque.
It’s a remarkably good-looking motor, and it caught the eye of Roland Sands, the man who can do no wrong when it comes to creating genre-bending customs. Sands has now tapped into Indian’s rich motorsport heritage, and slotted the Thunder Stroke into a vintage-style, boardtracker-inspired build: the Indian Track Chief. (via Roland Sands x Indian: “Track Chief” | Bike EXIF)
The Wilds, in Ohio, welcomed a Greater One-Horned Asian Rhinoceros, also known as an Indian rhino, on August 30th. The calf was born out in pasture with the rest of the herd and is the sixth One-Horned Rhino born at the Wilds (via One-Horned Rhino Calf Born at the Wilds - ZooBorns)
The Electro Mechanical Control (EMC) which URWERK designed over the course of 6 years to improve chronometric precision of the movement and is now going to be available in a black DLC treated titanium and steel case (via PROFESSIONAL WATCHES: URWERK EMC Black)
This Ducati café is the work of the Estonian boutique manufacturer Renard—makers of the mighty Grand Tourer sport cruiser. Renard’s Andres Uibomae also operates a custom workshop from a barn in Southern Germany, and that’s where this lovely Vento 350 was born. (via Renard Speed Shop’s Ducati cafe racer | Bike EXIF)
Venturing into the left field is risky business for any builder. Go too far, and you could end up with a garish and impractical machine. But ride the line between quirky and classy just right, and you’ll have a hit on your hands.
Christian Schwarzenlander’s Yamaha SR500-based “ExesoR MACHINE” strikes that balance beautifully. Operating out of Austria as ExesoR Motorcycles, Christian’s aim was to build a café-racer-styled custom, “with a touch of Dieselpunk.” (via Yamaha SR500 by ExesoR Motorcycles | Bike EXIF)
Keith Baker Design have recently completed the Cadence Residence on Vancouver Island, Canada. (via Cadence Residence by Keith Baker Design » CONTEMPORIST)
The Philadelphia Zoo recently celebrated the public debut of some amazing new residents: Four African Lion cubs (via New Pride at Philly Zoo - ZooBorns)