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Retro News Wednesday Just For You

1) SWAT: Mission Creep

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXaOh_9ahHc

2) Y2K: Much Ado About Nothing?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoGNiHV09BU

3) Photos: Ducati unveils new retro Scrambler

The 2015 Ducati Scrambler. Photo: ALE-GG, Ducati / GIAGONSS

4) Ocarina of Time gets a 2D Makeover

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5) The New York Times And Retro Report Look Back At Old News Stories

NEW YORK TIMES RETRO REPORT

6) 6 Retro Flops, and 6 Concept Cars That Should Have Replaced Them

After a five-year absence, the legendary Ford Thunderbird nameplate returned for 2002 as a rounded tribute to the original T-Birds of the 1950s. It certainly appealed to an older crowd that appreciated the look, but younger buyers weren't into the styling that resembled a used soap bar.<br />
Under the skin, the 'Bird had promise. It rode on the same rear-drive chassis as the Lincoln LS and Jaguar S-Type (Jaguar was owned by Ford at the time) and used a version of the Jag V-8, making 252 hp paired to a five-speed automatic. That sounds like a recipe for a relatively exciting car. But instead of firming the chassis for fun back-road driving, Ford tuned it for a relaxing ride. This was a real Palm Beach cruiser—especially when painted in one of several retro pastel hues. Unfortunately, it was not the hot seller Ford had hoped for.<br />

7) Unique Home Decor & Funky Retro Decorating Ideas

Brown Tree Owl Retro Doormat Accent Rug

8) Listen to Retro Music on Last.fm

The Asteroids Galaxy Tour

Picture of The Asteroids Galaxy Tour

The Good and The Bad Of It All© By Felina Silver Robinson

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Have you ever thought to just park yourself somewhere and just see what happens around you? This morning while my husband stopped to get our breakfast, I decided to do some people watching. People walking the cluttered streets seem oblivious to the existence of one another. Many of which took no time to look around and see what they might be missing on this picture perfect day. I spy a mother with twins opening the door to a local Starbucks with her buttocks while coffee in hand. She was pushing a bulky jogging stroller. This I know is not easy to maneuver as I’ve been in that very spot myself. The door slams on her foot and she drops her coffee to the floor spilling the coffee on her spotless tennis shoes. A number of onlookers just look and continue on with no offers to lend a hand as her kids sit screaming for her attention while she wipes away the hot coffee from her skin.
Cars were fighting for the same parking spaces. A man stalks a truck driver that sits patiently waiting for the light to turn green. “Charlie” leans into the truck of the unknown driver without thinking of the safety hazard. The driver nervously revs his engine to make sure “Charlie” stops bothering him. “Charlie” scurries back into Starbucks.
An MBTA bus almost hits a Vespa driver and didn’t even try to halt his engine. The Vespa driver hurries out-of-the-way and the bus speeds away just barely missed knocking the back wheel of the Vespa driver.
Another mother in a cross walk with a single stroller already crossing is almost plowed by an SUV, but she nicely thanks the driver for finally stopping.
As we pull away I see another nice young mom prop the Starbucks door open for a departing patron while she herself struggles with her stroller.
It truly amazes me about how some people take the time to help others while others can’t even give themselves the time of day.
You should actually live each moment so you can feel each moment. If you don’t stop to feel anything then you will never know that it truly happened.

 


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Road salt causes rust


Driving to Pierce School in Brookline to pick up more children at BHS we spotted a driver that has seemingly blanked out on how to actually drive. You will definitely want to enlarge this photo. Maybe you can figure how they did it.

car at library

 

 


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Ford Focus ST


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