BMW Motorrad Deutschland Concepts

BMW Motorrad Deutschland Concepts Low-slung and as technically advanced as a Tron light cycle, the BMW Titan motorcycle concept is Turkish designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem‘s futuristic BMW-powered land speed record bike, suitable for runs on the Bonneville salt flats of Utah. At the rear, Erdem has innovated with the enclosure of the driveshaft inside the left side of the rear suspension swingarm, while the spring and shock absorber are buried inside the right side, keeping all of them out of the airstream for reduced drag Reminding of us a previous Concept: BMW…

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Austin to be home to $100,000 international art prize

Austin now has a major international art prize that elevates the city to a new status in the global art world. The Contemporary Austin announced Thursday that it will be host to the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, a $100,000 unrestricted biennial award given to an artist of any age, any nationality and working in any medium. In addition, the Booth Prize will finance a solo exhibit for the winning artist that will be accompanied by a major publication.  The prize includes support for a solo exhibit at the Contemporary…

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The Kawasaki Ninja H2R hypersport motorcycle

The Kawasaki Ninja H2R hypersport motorcycle… …is an engineering marvel, made possible only through the sourcing of technological expertise from multiple divisions of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI). The result of this unprecedented collaboration is a system of carefully crafted premium components that work in concert to create an unbelievably powerful machine—one that’s more than worthy of the legendary H2 name. On a closed highway, motorcycle racer Kenan Sofuoğlu took a 300-horsepower Kawasaki H2R from zero to 249 mph in just 30 seconds. POWER Engine Liquid-cooled, 4-stroke inline four  …

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Elevated transportation system proposed for Austin

Austin TRAFFIC… It really sucks… Local residents are asking for more creative solutions to fix Austin’s growing traffic problems. Travis County Commissioner Brigid Shea recently called on local leaders to look for answers. Shea says she wants to see an elevated transportation system in Austin.   Austin council endorses $720 million road plan and a homestead break 8 talks with big ideas for our roadways Other cities across the World also have their own ideas!  The proposed SkyCycle in London. (Courtesy of Foster + Partners) A proposed Los Angeles Strategy (above)…

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LONG CENTER for the Performing Arts

Get Your Season Tickets Today! ©2016 Long Center for the Performing Arts, All Rights Reserved 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX, 78704 / 512.474.5664 You are receiving this email because you are a valued patron of the Long Center. Modify Your Account or Unsubscribe / Privacy Policy / Contact Us THANK YOU TO OUR SEASON SPONSORS These projects are funded and supported in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division believing an investment…

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HOW TO BUILD AN A-FRAME

HOW TO BUILD AN A-FRAME Framing, in construction, is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape.[1] Framing materials are usually wood,engineered wood, or structural steel. Building framing is divided into two broad categories,[2] heavy-frame construction (heavy framing) if the vertical supports are few and heavy such as in timber framing, pole building framing, or steel framing or many and smaller called light-frame construction (light framing) including balloon, platform and light-steel framing. Light-frame construction using standardized dimensional lumber has become the dominant construction method in North…

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100 things to do in Austin before you die

Are you looking for the perfect gift idea or maybe you just want to get out and experience more of Austin? KXAN NEWS It doesn’t matter if you’re a born Austinite, a recent transplant, or a visitor; this book will help you discover 100 things that make Austin, Texas, one of the greatest cities in the world! Get your copy here.     $13.98 People are moving to Austin, Texas, in record numbers. The city is alive with opportunity, optimism and all things awesome. There are endless adventures for all…

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Flyboard® air en – Zapata Racing

Flyboard® air en – Zapata Racing The new invention ZR : Flyboard® Air FLYBOARD® AIR Zapata Racing has achieved the dream of all men and offers you the first video of Franky Zapata flying on the innovation Flyboard® Air. The Independent Propulsion Unit represents 4 years of hard work for a result exceeding all records: – Autonomous flight up to 10,000 feet – Top speed of 150km/h (93,2 mph) – 10 min autonomy Although the UFO is still in prototype phase and won’t be on the market in 2016, it…

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Ar†stråda Magazine

† “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” – Pablo Picasso __________ † “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” -Vincent Van Gogh “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” –Charles Bukowski Art as a Weapon In the spring of 1942, an anonymous editorial in Literature and Art entitled “Artist-Agitator” proposed that artists might contribute materially to national…

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Texas State Park Basics for RVs

The Seven C’s of Camping Care – We will care how we camp by being considerate of others. Caution – We will use caution in the use of camping equipment both on the road and at the campsite. We will handle fire and flammable fuels so as not to endanger others or ourselves. We will improve our camping skills, knowing the right way is the safest way. Courtesy – We will practice politeness because it enhances the camping experience. We will respect the privacy of others, control our children and leash our dogs.…

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FOOD EVENTS ALL OVER AUSTIN!!!

FOOD EVENTS ALL OVER AUSTIN!!! Friday 13 UNTAPPED PRE-PARTY Fri., May 13, 4:30-6:30pm. Hops & Grain Brewery, 507 Calles, 512/537-9756. www.fb.com/events/973679839380229 Saturday 14 AUSTIN RUGBY CRAWFISH BOIL Sat., May 14, noon-5pm. Burr Rugby Field, 6013 Loyola. $20; under 12, free.. www.austinrugby.com CELEBRASIA AUSTIN: ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN FOOD AND HERITAGE FESTIVAL Featuring Eric Silverstein of The Peached Tortilla, Dr. Foo Swasdee of Satay, Chaya Rao of Chaya’s Elite Cooking Club, Phil Yennerell of the HOPE Farmer’s Market, and Austin Chronicle contributor MM Pack. Sat., May 14, 11am-3pm. Asian American Resource Center,…

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SOLIDWORKS: MotoCzysz

SOLIDWORKS: MotoCzysz JOIN THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE DESIGNERS FROM SKETCH TO CREATION. From engineers to designers to part-time inventors, our desire to discover inspires us to build products the world didn’t even know it needed. This site honors the people who are born to design and the products they were destined to create. Michael Czysz had a dream – to build the world’s fastest electric motorcycle. And he used SOLIDWORKS to make it come true.

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Adam, Jason and Pete build a home for less than $50,000

Adam, Jason and Pete build a home for less than $50,000 Dreaming of owning your own home but convinced you can’t afford it? This week Adam, Jason and Pete team up for one of our biggest makes ever, literally building a home from scratch for under $50,000 – using a shipping container! New Braunfels Container Sales | Shipping, Cargo & Storage Quality Shipping Containers in New Braunfels | Buy & Rent   TexBox – Austin Texas – Buy Shipping Containers – Locally            

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WILLIAM WILDE : HAND MADE IN UK

Welcome to WilliamWilde.com, home to possibly the most fabulous clothing in the World! William is a London based designer and costumier who specialises in exquisite hand-made latex rubber clothing and accessories. At WilliamWilde.com you can view and shop from current and archive collections; each item is lovingly made-to-order here in the UK, so you can be sure of beautifully made clothing with exceptional attention to detail. You can also keep up to date with all of William’s news on hisBlog. For further information on any of William’s clothing or collections…

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CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT 24-HR HOTLINE 1.800.551.1300

24-HR HOTLINE 1.800.551.1300 https://www.childrenofthenight.org/   MISSION STATEMENT Children of the Night is a privately funded non-profit organization established in 1979 and dedicated to rescuing America’s children from the ravages of prostitution. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Children of the Night home is open to child prostitutes throughout the United States, and the Children of the Night hotline is ready and able to rescue these children 24 hours a day. We provide free taxi/airline transportation nationwide for America’s child prostitutes who wish to escape prostitution and live in our home. Our hotline staff…

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Vegan-Friendly Austin!

  It may be in cattle country, but Austin, Texas, has plenty of places that serve cow-free food. It even took the top spot on PETA’s list of vegan-friendly cities in 2013. In addition to all the vegan food trucks, vegan-friendly restaurants, and the vegan ice cream parlor that we raved about in 2013, there is now Counter Culture restaurant, which serves meat-free and dairy-free food featuring produce from local farmers. Locals love vegan food trucks, The Vegan Yacht, The Vegan Nom, Guac N Roll and BBQ Revolution. And there…

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Propulsion

pro·pul·sion prəˈpəlSHən/ noun   the action of driving or pushing forward. “they dive and use their wings for propulsion under water” synonyms: thrust, motive force, impetus, impulse, drive, driving force, actuation, push,pressure, power Did you know that your car will take in 20,000 cubic feet of air to burn 20 gallons of fuel? That’s the equivalent of a 2,500 sq. ft. house! If your only experience with a car engine’s inner workings is “How much is that going to cost to fix?” this graphic is for you. Car engines are…

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Bodypaint Wizard Transformers Herself Into Superman

Bodypaint Wizard Transformers Herself Into Superman   video Kay Pike created this 1000x timelapse from her Twitch stream in which she used her astounding artistic skills to transform herself into the Man of Steel. The suit and the hair are spot-on, but given that Kay is a whole lot thinner than the unrealistically bulky Kryptonian, the finished product has a bit of a David Byrne vibe thrown in too.

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