Vintage Catalina Flying Boat In Nic Cage Film Partially Sinks On Beach

Yesterday, a gorgeous Catalina PBY named Flora-Bama that was being used as a prop for the upcoming Nicolas Cage movie USS Indianapolis: Men of Honor began taking on water while performing touch and goes for the camera. Today, the plane sits half sunk in the surf along Gold Beach, Florida, a most peculiar sight for beach-goers.

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Gawker White Men Wave Their Butts in the Air for the Confederacy | Gizmodo Ikea’s Wireless Charging

Gawker White Men Wave Their Butts in the Air for the Confederacy | Gizmodo Ikea’s Wireless Charging Is Almost Like Having Magic Furniture | Jezebel California’s Vaccination Bill Is Law, Now Here Comes the Freakout | Kotaku Assassin’s Creed Creator Plans A Most Ambitious Comeback | Kinja Popular Posts

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Watch This Electric Race Car Tear It Up With Its Superfast RC Twin

Qualcomm wants to bring wireless charging to Formula E electric race cars, and probably your plug-in Prius some day too. To test the tech they’re using a tiny RC version and, naturally, racing it against the real thing. So that’s how you make recharging a battery look exciting.

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Even More Ways To Make Coffee On Your Next Off-Road Adventure

Coffee; delicious, addictive, …delicious… I meant you’ve gotta drink something before beer o’clock. Our friends over at Expedition Portal did some extensive research on a few adventurous coffee-brewing techniques I hadn’t heard of, and now I need another cuppa’ pronto.

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This Is How Disney Knows You Won’t Get Dismembered On A Roller Coaster

If you’ve ever been on Space Mountain at Disney, you just know deep down that if you stuck your arm out, your limbs would get chopped off by one of those rafters flying by. Except it doesn’t. No one’s limbs ever get chopped off. This weird looking device is how Disney makes sure it doesn’t happen.

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What Vehicle Trim Needs To Be Offered That Isn’t Already?

The Kia Soul is a funky looking hatchback, that according to television, is driven primarily by overgrown hamsters that like hip hop. That is a very narrow demographic, but it seems humans buy them too. The problem is the Soul has the most ridiculous trim names, and it is time Kia added one more.

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Argentine Pilots Invite Playboy Model To Fly Plane, Promptly Get Fired

Argentine airline Austral Líneas Aéreas announced that it has terminated two pilots after they invited model Victoria Xipolitakis into the cockpit and allowed her to fly the plane, including during takeoff. Xipolitakis is best known for appearing on Argentine TV shows as well as in the Greek verison of Playboy.

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The First Car To Be Repo’d Was Also The First Car In A Police Chase

One of my personal crusades is to raise awareness of the fact that Mercedes-Benz did not invent the car like they claim to, and that automobiles have been around far longer than most people realize — viable cars have been around since at least the early 1800s. That’s why I’m so delighted to tell you about the first car to be repossessed, and used to run from a cop — way back in 1867.

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