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The First Jet Powered Car

The space-age, which started at the end of the 1940s and went all the way through the 1960s, was such a wonderful time. Humanity was fascinated with the possibility of “boldly going where no one has gone before“. Various fields of society have been inspired by space travel, including literature, films, fashion, and so on,Continue reading “The First Jet Powered Car”


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Murderdrome

The passion the Americans feel for the oval race tracks is nothing new, it goes back to the beginning of the last century. The idea of a track where the drivers could go flat out almost throughout the whole course isn’t new, but oddly enough, it started with a very popular sport in the mid-1800s,Continue reading “Murderdrome”

The 1966 Batmobile

Batman is back on the big screen, this new movie comes 33 years after the American director Tim Burton revived the character with his haunting and stylish version of the Caped Crusader. Speaking as a fan, it is always exciting when a new movie pops up but speaking as a gear head, there will alwaysContinue reading “The 1966 Batmobile”

The Wristwatch

A brief account of this obsolete piece of machinery that refuses to fade away. Picture above: Roger Dubois, Huracán edition. At the beginning of the 1969 movie Easy Rider, right before the start of his journey across the USA, the character Wyatt (Peter Fonda) gives one last glance at his wristwatch, removes it from hisContinue reading “The Wristwatch”