Inside a Camera at 10,000fps - The Slow Mo Guys. Interstate Highway System. A rural stretch of I-5, with two lanes in each direction separated by a large grassy median and with cross-traffic limited to overpasses and underpasses History Planning The United States government's efforts at constructing a national network of highways began on an ad hoc basis with the passage of the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916, which provided for $75 million over a five-year period for matching funds to the states for the construction and improvement of highways. The nation's revenue needs associated with World War I prevented any significant implementation of this policy, which expired in 1921.
The Bureau of Public Roads asked the Army to provide a list of roads it considered necessary for national defense. In 1922 General John J. Pershing, former head of the American Expeditionary Force in Europe during the war, complied by submitting a detailed network of 20,000 miles of interconnected primary highways—the so-called Pershing Map.
Stealth Suit. They say the suit makes the man.
But the material makes the suit, so we partnered with famed Swiss mill Schoeller to produce a super fabric of movement-enabling elastane yarns, moisture-wicking nylon, and a layer that actually reduces heat build-up by deflecting infrared rays. For added durability, Stealth is finished with a light water-resistant polymer and its seams are reinforced with weatherproof tape.
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The government and parliament have been dissolved, and an overnight curfew has been declared across the country. Protests to demand Mr Compaore's resignation are continuing in the capital, Ouagadougou. Angry crowds had earlier set fire to the parliament and other government buildings. This forced MPs to abandon a vote aimed at allowing Mr Compaore to seek re-election in 2015. Medy club charges per laugh with facial recognition.
9 October 2014Last updated at 10:41 ET By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter Tablets on the back of seats monitor facial expression A comedy club in Barcelona is experimenting with charging users per laugh, using facial-recognition technology to track how much they enjoyed the show.
The software is installed on tablets attached to the back of each seat at the Teatreneu club. Crayola Colors. This drink is called The Fallout. Plane taking off. Pakistan's Earthquake Was So Powerful It Created a New Island - Connor Simpson. A major earthquake struck southwestern Pakistan earlier today killing over 100 people; injuring thousands more; collapsing building and houses; and, incredibly, causing a small island to form in the sea off Pakistan's coastline.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake that hit Pakistan's Baluchistan province early Tuesday morning was a 7.8 magnitude. Officials recently said that at least 150 people died during the quake, with that number expected to rise as the Pakistani military continues the clean up. Boat with garage door. Native American Shuts Up Anti-immigration radicals. Items they only sell at Chinese Walmarts. This is What Happens When Two Bamboo Trains Meet on the Bamboo Railway. Inside the human body from top to bottom. Singapore's floating football stadium. Finish passport has flip book animation. Mesmerizing. Browse your computer drag and drop here Ctrl + V paste from your clipboard.
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Eggplant. The McDonald’s of the future is here (well, in Georgia) today. When you think of McDonald’s, the first thing that comes to mind is not usually architecture.
Sure, there are those golden arches and some clever usages of ball pits, but that’s about it — until now. A new McDonald’s location in Georgia (the country) could force you to rethink everything you thought you knew about those red-and-yellow splashed, plastic furniture-filled palaces of fries. Architect Giorgi Khmaladze designed a combination gas station and McDonald’s restaurant for a company called Socar. As you can see in the gallery above, it’s quite striking. The building, placed in the seaside town of Batumi, Georgia is not like any Mickey D’s you’ve ever seen — it bears more resemblance to I. Osaka Station water clock. Cheap Coffee Reviewed By A Coffee Expert. The Shooter Sandwich. Would you buy a 'suspended coffee' for someone in need? Lighting hitting a wire. Polite Japanese Drivers. Cocoa farmers taste chocolate for the first time. In Virginia's Fairfax County, Robbing Banks for the CIA. Outrunning a wave 1.
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There were reports of injuries in Tokyo as officials tried to assess damage, injuries and deaths from the quake and tsunami, but there were no immediate details. In various locations, live TV coverage showed massive damage from the tsunami, with dozens of cars, boats and even buildings being carried along by waters. All trains in Tokyo were stopped, and black plumes of smoke rose over the skyline. Read full story. Operation Skank Bag.