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    [–] Faced Holoscope dickfromaccounting 1 points ago in interestingasfuck

    This is a type of kaleidoscope based on truncated Platonic solids by artist Gary Allison. This holoscope is in the form of a dodecahedron with each corner cut off allowing light to enter through triangular holes. Through the symmetry of the reflections, these triangles appear as an infinite array of tetrahedrons. Each holoscope has stained glass on the exterior and front surface mirrors on the inside which create the amazing and seemingly impossible spaces within

    [–] Streaker crashes Olympic speedskating with a message for the world dickfromaccounting 1 points ago in sports

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    [–] NASA's Crawler Transporter dickfromaccounting 1 points ago in interestingasfuck

    The Crawler Transporter (CT) was developed as a way to move the Saturn V rocket from the vehicle assembly building out to the launch pad, and has served NASA reliably ever since. Weighing in at 2,721 tonnes (6,000,000 lb), it is capable of lifting 5,400,000 kg (12,000,000 lb). The height from ground level to the platform is adjustable from 6.1 to 7.9 m (20 to 26 ft). The weight load was transferred to the ground through 8 sets of tracks, 2 in each corner. read more

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    [–] Firing a rocket-propelled handgun dickfromaccounting 0 points ago in interestingasfuck

    This is the Gyrojet rocket pistol, which sold commercially in the 1960's. They had barely any recoil and were built feather-light compared to traditional pistols. The ammo being used here is as old as the gun itself. source