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Can you Guess what this is....?

This is a 5 Meg Hard Disk in 1956.

In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5MB of data.

Start appreciating your 4 GB memory stick! Can you huess what this is....?

This is a 5 Meg Hard Disk in 1956.

In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5MB of data.

Start appreciating your 4 GB memory stick! Jaguar on the M55

Shortly before the M55 was due for completion, arrangements were made in conjunction with the Ministry of Defence, and the British Aircraft Corporation, for a Jaguar G R Mark 1 aircraft, from the Warton (Lancashire) Aerodrome, to land on the afternoon of Saturday, 26 April, 1975, on the road base of a section of carriageway near Weeton. After fitting four of the RAF's latest cluster bombs on the plane, it then took off from the motorway. The purpose was to demonstrate the Jaguar's ability to land and take off in short distances.

The motorway was opened to traffic in July 1975
I So Want One of These

Remember seeing one years ago, and I wanted one then too. No pressies for you lot....
Another example

 That is just so coool....

Maybe you have to be a van driver to appreciate it...!

<a target=_blank href=http://www.grootauto.nl>They Have a Website Too</a>
 This is a clothing label from a small American company that sells their product in France. 

Here's the translation of the French part of the label.

Wash with warm water. 
Use mild soap. 
Dry flat. 
Do not use bleach. 
Do not dry in the dryer. 
Do not iron. 
We are sorry that Our President is an idiot. 
We did not vote for him. 



The company that made this tag is called Tom Bihn Design. They made a <a target=_blank href=http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/_all/TB1112>shirt</a> in honor of the tag. Proceed are going to benefit the Seattle Vet Center's Homeless Vet Program.
Bizarre Bathroom

This is the bathroom floor at an artist's house. He thought it  would be cool to freak out his friends when they came over.

Imagine you are at a party....get drunk....and then have to visit this bathroom!
Incoming....... oh nurse...!

 Bizarre Vehicle

But go to the web site and you can buy one....!
Club 18-30

One of three adds... very amusing Club 18-30

One of three adds... very amusing That Colour Scheme....

Just gives me ideas  :)
Cool Car

Maybe one day I'll have a go and do my own   :) Jst find this one funny

 Club 18-30

One of three adds... very amusing
Phantom F-4 fly by

Traditionally, on leaving overhaul at Saint Athan, aircraft would do a fly-by for the benefit of the groundcrew who had worked on it. The pilot of this particular Phantom FG1, a retiring Wing Commander, was chatting to a member of the ground crew the day before the departure flight. He said he was going to fly between the hangars and that the guy should be ready with a camera to record the event. It was due to be his last flight, so he was going to do something 'special'.

The groundcrew weren't too convinced of the pilot's claim, but stood around as usual anyway watching as the F4 took off, destination Leuchars.

As the photo shows, the pilot was not joking, you can see the afterburner diamonds quite clearly in front of the hangar. You can also see personnel standing underneath it. The recently tuned Speys allegedly shook a man working in the roof of one of the hangars enough for him to fall and break his leg. These hangars are set east to west, about 75 yards apart, and you can estimate the height from the length of the Phantom. Immediately after the event, the pilot was contacted by the tower and was instructed in no uncertain terms to 'return and land immediately'. As I am told, he did so and was given a severe rollicking. I don't know what action was taken, but it was his last flight in any case. What a way to go out, I wonder if it ranks as one of the shortest logged emergency-free Phantom flights?

This story is not exaggerated  - I don't know the original photographer, but the picture was taken on an ordinary instamatic camera, and then a blow-up was made. The original is, as a favour, temporarily in the
possession of the current Station Commander at St Athan who is an ex-F4 jockey. From the enlargement I have identified this Phantom as XV575 (FG.1). The aircraft was scrapped in September 1991, but its legacy has to be this photograph.
Cool Paint Job
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