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Cool Pictures VIII: Cool. Just cool.

Discussion in 'Picture Threads Archive' started by Cheetah, Sep 19, 2015.

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  1. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    Good detective work, I used tineye and a lot of korean sites came up, and I know that there are a lot of Christians there (30% of the pop or so) so it seemed to fit

    This reminds me of a mountain me and my dad climbed when I was 7 or so, it took us the entire day to get up there and get back down. At the top was big metal cross, which is dangerous, in case there are storms. There are also very steep drops everywhere. One of the coolest Dad-son experiences I remember from my childhood!

    Can't find too many overly cool shots of it, so putting in spoiler tags

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    I never really thought about it, but maybe this is a big reason why the mountains are such a big draw for me.
     
  2. Heretic_Cata

    Heretic_Cata We're gonna live forever

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  3. Samez

    Samez ION GUNNER

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    IMHO the sea and the mountains have a lot in common - They also both tend to have fast changing weather effects and can give you a feeling of vastness compared to our tiny little human scales


    Spoiler :

    A friend of mine took this picture a few years ago on one of our hiking trips in the southern alps.
     
  4. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    So to someplace like Vancouver, where the mountains meet the sea. :p
     
  5. Heretic_Cata

    Heretic_Cata We're gonna live forever

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    Nope - to London, where the nothing meets the nothing but the sea is sorta close. :D
     
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    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    London, where the urban sprawl meets the rarefied air of the suburbs and everyone is appalled. :)
     
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    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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  8. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    J-man Deity

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    ^Some predictions are pretty accurate. Must be from before 1903 as a can't find any reference to airplanes. They do mention airships and telephone.
     
  10. Joecoolyo

    Joecoolyo 99% Lightspeed

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    Who'd think that the most inaccurate prediction there was free university education.
     
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    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    It's 1901, as 2001 is specifically name-checked. Presumably the "invisible rays of light" refer to Roentgen rays, or X-rays as we now call them.
     
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    cardgame Obsessively Opposed to the Typical

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    It does mention jet propulsion with that trans-atlantic ship :)

    Very cool to see a new version of these kind of time capsule predictions
     
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    Birdjaguar Hanafubuki Retired Moderator Supporter

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    It has lots of accurate predictions even if the means of carrying them out is wrong. Common problems of the day are predicted to be solved: Heating and cooling; dying young; slow communications; distribution limitations; overcrowded cities.

    He predicts cell phones, air power, tanks, amazon.com; animal extinctions, global communications networks that include both sound and images, pizza delivery, taller people, CAT scans and more.
     
  14. Snerk

    Snerk Smeghead

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    Sure beats Nostredamus.
     
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    Excellent. You will note there is no mention of women, negroes, Asians (except endless battles in The Orient), homosexuals or of course cat videos.
     
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    gay_Aleks communism will win.

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    Abbey Road Kvlt Crossing.
     
  17. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    The top is quite dramatic, but the rainbow sea is something else altogether! :eek:
     
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    North african mask, by native (polish) artist :D

     
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