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Old 02-24-2012, 10:31 AM   #166
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I'm no mechanical engineer, but I think there's some tensegrity action going on, where even the horizontal spokes are helping to support the weight of the car by holding the rim in a circular shape so the forces can be transferred down to the ground.

Maybe tensegrity is the wrong word to describe it, but it's a similar phenomenon, where all the parts of the system work together.
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Old 02-24-2012, 07:31 PM   #167
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I had a minor epiphany about bicycle spokes recently.

The weight of the bike goes down the forks, to the hub of the wheel, and then [epiphany] is not supported from beneath by compression, but is suspended from the top of the wheel rim, by tension on the spokes. The rim then carries the weight down to the contact point with the ground, and all the other spokes are under tension to keep the rim from bulging and losing its circular shape.
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Old 02-25-2012, 12:34 AM   #168
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Is that a Ford?
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:38 AM   #169
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Yep. Model A. And it looks brand new to me. I assume it's a new car pose. According to Wikipedia, the Model A was sold from 1928 through 1931, so that narrows down the date of the photo a bit.
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Old 02-25-2012, 09:55 AM   #170
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Old 02-25-2012, 11:12 AM   #171
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Yep. Model A. And it looks brand new to me. I assume it's a new car pose. According to Wikipedia, the Model A was sold from 1928 through 1931, so that narrows down the date of the photo a bit.
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Old 02-25-2012, 12:49 PM   #172
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She was probably a flapper. Or at least dressed like one.
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Old 02-25-2012, 06:00 PM   #173
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Very cool pic...
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Old 02-26-2012, 05:16 PM   #174
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"Objects in mirror are closer than they appear."

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Old 02-27-2012, 09:18 AM   #175
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The US space program used to be pretty fucking cool.

Glory days.
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Old 02-28-2012, 03:54 PM   #176
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Yeah, no more shots like that one for a while...
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Old 03-03-2012, 05:14 PM   #177
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:28 PM   #178
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omg is that for real? What a beautiful picture. Where'd you find it Grav?
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:30 PM   #179
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Eye candy. Lots of eye candy.
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Old 03-04-2012, 07:15 PM   #180
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Where'd you find it Grav?
I searched through my browsing history, and I have no idea.

I did a TinEye search and it returned squat.



ETA: I got that in an email. I think all the pics in that email were from twistedsifter.com. I couldn't confirm the owl pic, they have a weird(-ish) layout.
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