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Parabellum @ 2014-02-12 08:19:14
Parabellum pictureNational Corvette Museum
Parabellum @ 2014-01-06 14:53:43
Parabellum pictureCar being towed by a wrecker
Parabellum @ 2014-01-02 15:26:50
Parabellum pictureClassic Car (Typ?)
Parabellum @ 2013-08-01 14:49:00
Parabellum pictureStudebaker
Parabellum @ 2013-06-25 14:33:31
Parabellum pictureLockheed Constellation
"L-1049G Super Constellation - CF-TGE (c/n 4544) Is on display at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington with its original Trans-Canada Air Lines markings..."
Parabellum @ 2012-11-27 14:55:10
Parabellum pictureShrouded Wing
Parabellum @ 2012-08-19 10:11:47
Parabellum pictureHuge Union Jack
Parabellum @ 2012-07-06 15:26:33
Parabellum pictureNikwasi Mound
Parabellum @ 2012-06-20 15:11:44
Parabellum pictureBugatti Type 101
Bugatti 101? If so, it's very rare.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bugatti_Type_101
Parabellum @ 2012-05-30 05:35:16
Parabellum pictureDoc Watson's House
Parabellum @ 2012-05-27 09:21:50
Parabellum pictureDC-3 'Spirit of Santa Monica' at Santa Monica Airport
The move is complete: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=santa+monica+airport&hl=en&ll=34.015054,-118.44745&spn=0.001093,0.001062&sll=28.293809,-81.443228&sspn=0.000821,0.001062&t=h&hq=santa+monica+airport&radius=15000°=180&z=20
Parabellum @ 2012-05-16 06:53:59
Parabellum pictureWhite Cottage Snack Bar
Parabellum @ 2012-05-12 04:02:59
Parabellum picture1926 Ford Model T Coupe
It's a T. Note the tall fifth windows and the flat roof.
Parabellum @ 2012-04-18 13:40:06
Parabellum pictureFormer Wurlitzer Organ Factory
Parabellum @ 2012-04-01 06:57:51
Parabellum pictureCutty Sark, the world's last tea clipper
Parabellum @ 2012-03-29 12:43:51
Parabellum pictureOld fighter plane
Nah, Mustangs had square wingtips. Spitfire maybe?
Parabellum @ 2012-03-19 08:35:51
Parabellum pictureSupermarine Spitfire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thornaby-on-Tees#Royal_Air_Force

"In 2007 a full-size replica Spitfire aircraft was erected on the roundabout at the junction of Thornaby Road, Bader Avenue and Trenchard Avenue. Hidden beneath the roundabout is part of one of the three runways which used to run east to west."
Parabellum @ 2012-03-05 08:20:17
Parabellum pictureŠkoda Factory
Please include a 'More Info' link when submitting maps.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C5%A0koda_Auto
Parabellum @ 2012-01-19 07:48:55
Parabellum pictureCosta Concordia hits cliff and capsizes
Parabellum @ 2011-12-19 13:57:26
Parabellum pictureHot Rod (type?)
Parabellum @ 2011-12-17 15:58:02
Parabellum pictureSpad XIII
Wow, that's a real SPAD, not a reproduction.
Parabellum @ 2011-12-08 03:59:40
Parabellum pictureTom Boonen in SV!
Fantastic!
Parabellum @ 2011-12-07 06:34:59
Parabellum pictureAlameda County Sheriff's Department Explosive Ordnance Disposal Range (used by Mythbusters)
Parabellum @ 2011-11-29 13:37:38
Parabellum pictureBurger Shack
Closed and demolished November 2011.
Parabellum @ 2011-10-23 10:29:29
Parabellum pictureSoviet Aircraft Carrier 'Varyag' sold to China
Looks like they moved her: http://g.co/maps/3ku6w
And this photo shows her in the drydock: http://www.strategypage.com/military_photos/20111021123724.aspx
Parabellum @ 2011-10-17 05:44:27
Parabellum pictureUnidentified sports car
A Lotus or more likely a Caterham: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caterham_Cars
Parabellum @ 2011-10-12 05:46:47
Parabellum pictureHubert Humphrey's House
Parabellum @ 2011-10-06 11:18:04
Parabellum pictureClinton Blast Furnace
That's actually a Bessemer Converter: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessemer_process
The blast furnace is long gone.
Parabellum @ 2011-10-01 08:47:58
Parabellum pictureBrooklands racetrack and airfield
John Cobb and the Napier-Railton Airborne at Brooklands:
http://theoldmotor.com/?p=30050
Parabellum @ 2011-09-30 14:47:22
Parabellum pictureChevrolet Corvette C2
And the black 'stinger' on the hood indicates a big-block V-8.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevrolet_Big-Block_engine
Parabellum @ 2011-09-24 07:36:21
Parabellum pictureTuned American car
Parabellum @ 2011-09-12 06:57:35
Parabellum picturePhénix
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14883521

One person has been killed and four injured, one seriously, by a blast at the Marcoule nuclear site in France.

There was no risk of a radioactive leak after the blast, caused by a fire near a furnace in the Centraco radioactive waste storage site, said officials.

The plant's owner, national electricity provider EDF, said it had...
Parabellum @ 2011-09-08 10:31:15
Parabellum pictureSolyndra
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/US/09/08/fbi.solyndra.raid/

(CNN) -- FBI agents on Thursday were searching the offices of a California solar energy company touted by President Barack Obama that recently halted operations, FBI spokesman Peter Lee confirmed to CNN.

Search warrants were executed at the Fremont, California, offices of Solyndra, which recently filed for bankruptcy, in a...
Parabellum @ 2011-09-07 14:05:48
Parabellum pictureBletchley Park
Parabellum @ 2011-08-24 14:42:47
Parabellum pictureVasquez Rocks
Parabellum @ 2011-08-22 14:24:15
Parabellum pictureRichard Branson's Private Island
Kate Winslet, the Oscar-winning actress, saved Sir Richard Branson’s mother as a fire ripped through the tycoon’s Caribbean home.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/8716525/Kate-Winslet-escapes-fire-on-Sir-Richard-Bransons-Necker-Island.html
Parabellum @ 2011-08-21 05:30:14
Parabellum pictureCamaron, Pulpo, and Almeja Cart
Probably a ceviche vendor. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceviche
Parabellum @ 2011-08-06 06:04:34
Parabellum picture1965 Mooney M20E Chaparral
That's a Mooney. Cessna's are high winged planes.
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6082Q
Parabellum @ 2011-07-30 06:19:37
Parabellum pictureClassic Cars (type?)
'57 Chevy wagon on the left.
Parabellum @ 2011-07-30 06:11:55
Parabellum picture1965 Chevrolet El Camino
Second Gen. Chevy El Camino.
Parabellum @ 2011-07-30 06:09:41
Parabellum pictureChevrolet Stepside
Chevy stepside pickup truck.
Parabellum @ 2011-07-30 06:08:47
Parabellum pictureHot Rod
1932 Ford Roadster, Hiboy style.
Parabellum @ 2011-07-25 05:17:35
Parabellum picture1st Gen Chevrolet Camaro
Parabellum @ 2011-07-23 05:10:07
Parabellum pictureMG MGB
Parabellum @ 2011-07-23 05:06:41
Parabellum picture1956 Chevrolet Bel Air
Parabellum @ 2011-07-22 07:12:56
Parabellum pictureElliston Place Soda Shop
"The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated" - Mark Twain

http://www.roadfood.com/Digest/265/welcome-back-elliston-place-soda-shop
Parabellum @ 2011-07-15 06:55:05
Parabellum pictureGraffiti by Banksy
Parabellum @ 2011-07-11 08:36:32
Parabellum pictureModified Ford Model A Sedan
Parabellum @ 2011-07-06 07:47:32
Parabellum pictureDavid Attenborough's House (and historic murder site)
Thanks to mlc1us for finding this.
Parabellum @ 2011-07-03 12:20:57
Parabellum picturePodestà palace - Fabriano
Very cool. The Google car drove right through the arcade!
Parabellum @ 2011-07-03 07:32:54
Parabellum picture1970 Mercury
Parabellum @ 2011-06-26 07:52:00
Parabellum picturePrimanti Brothers Restaurant and Bar
Parabellum @ 2011-06-25 07:59:26
Parabellum picture1861 Farmhouse Market
Now known as the 1861 Farmhouse Market: https://www.facebook.com/pages/1861-Farmhouse-Market/207685085939601?sk=info
Parabellum @ 2011-06-19 08:56:47
Parabellum pictureThe Stone Pony
ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Clarence Clemons, the larger-than-life saxophone player who helped catapult Bruce Springsteen to rock fame, was known as "The Big Man," a nod to his physical size as well as his stage presence and booming sax notes.

Outside The Stone Pony, the legendary Jersey shore rock club where Clemons, Springsteen and other E Street band mates cut their musical teeth, the 69-year-old Clemons loomed large as ever hours after his death Saturday from complications of a...
Parabellum @ 2011-06-14 05:10:49
Parabellum pictureSerial killer Ed Gein's farm
Parabellum @ 2011-06-13 12:35:56
Parabellum pictureSecret military film studio
Parabellum @ 2011-06-13 11:16:23
Parabellum picture"Liberty Belle" B-17 at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport
Parabellum @ 2011-06-09 05:49:22
Parabellum pictureSuisun Bay Reserve Fleet
A good story and some great photos here: http://scotthaefner.com/beyond/mothball-fleet-ghost-ships/
Parabellum @ 2011-06-04 11:38:38
Parabellum pictureHerd of Spheres
Round (cylindrical) hay bales wrapped in white plastic?
http://members.iglou.com/perkins/newkpf/2004_02/home3604.htm
Parabellum @ 2011-06-03 07:34:07
Parabellum picturePete's Famous Hot Dogs
Parabellum @ 2011-06-02 07:03:14
Parabellum pictureArea 51
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/05/pictures/110520-spy-plane-area-51-cover-up-crash-cia-conspiracy/

Photos of an A-12 Blackbird crash, the cleanup afterwards and some photos of A-12 RCS testing.
Parabellum @ 2011-06-01 07:05:31
Parabellum picture200' Sound Mirror
Parabellum @ 2011-05-17 11:41:24
Parabellum pictureGolden Nugget
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/05/17/trump-removed-new-jersey-casino/

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.-- Donald Trump's name no longer beckons gamblers to one New Jersey casino.

Landry's Inc. is buying the property for $38 million and will rename it Golden Nugget. The name was used on another Atlantic City casino from 1980 to 1987.

Read more: ...
Parabellum @ 2011-05-16 14:53:52
Parabellum pictureUSS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77)
NORFOLK (May 11, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departs Naval Station Norfolk for its maiden deployment. George H.W. Bush, the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, deployed as part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.

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Parabellum @ 2011-05-15 14:00:44
Parabellum pictureParty in Genoa?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genoa,_Nevada
Every year since 1919 Genoa has held a festival called The Candy Dance, where candy, food and crafts are sold to support its town government. The Candy Dance is usually held during the final weekend of September.

Imagery is dated September 29, 2008
Parabellum @ 2011-05-12 09:34:31
Parabellum pictureErnie (Keebler Elf)
North Pole? I thought he lived in a hollow tree...
Parabellum @ 2011-05-06 18:19:08
Parabellum pictureRailroad Cars at Lackland AFB
They train dogs to search all sorts of vehicles there. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0IBQ/is_2002_May/ai_87719609/
Parabellum @ 2011-05-06 18:13:28
Parabellum pictureMilitary Working Dog Center
And the fuselages http://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/fuselages/ are part of the facility, as I suspected a few years ago.
Parabellum @ 2011-05-06 15:40:07
Parabellum pictureMilitary Working Dog Center
The thumbnail is just the agility training area. Zoom out to see how big this facility really is.
Parabellum @ 2011-05-04 16:35:40
Parabellum pictureOsama Bin Laden Compound as seen on BBC
Some artists conceptual drawing of what the crashed 'Stealthhawk' might have looked like: http://defensetech.org/2011/05/04/what-the-secret-bin-laden-raid-helo-might-look-like/
Parabellum @ 2011-05-03 04:43:26
Parabellum pictureOsama Bin Laden Compound as seen on BBC
This HVT was special, and the raids required practice, so they replicated the one-acre compound at Camp Alpha, a segregated section of Bagram Air Base. Trial runs were held in early April.

http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2011/05/the-secret-team-that-killed-osama-bin-laden/238163/
Parabellum @ 2011-05-02 14:46:49
Parabellum pictureOsama Bin Laden Compound as seen on BBC
I forget where I read it, but the training site was a fenced off area at Bagram Air Base.
Parabellum @ 2011-05-02 13:00:22
Parabellum pictureSeal team 6 DEVGRU
Parabellum @ 2011-05-02 08:51:55
Parabellum pictureOsama Bin Laden Compound as seen on BBC
Google Earth pegs the imagery as June 15 2005.
Parabellum @ 2011-05-02 08:34:03
Parabellum pictureOsama Bin Laden Compound as seen on BBC
Parabellum @ 2011-04-26 07:19:07
Parabellum pictureFairview Lawn Cemetery
Parabellum @ 2011-04-19 14:56:24
Parabellum pictureScott's Bar-B-Que
"I took my styrofoam tray across the street, where a few picnic tables act as placemats. Flipping open the lid, the unmitigated scent of pork leaped out, heightening my senses as much as the stinging bites from fire ants that had crawled up my leg to demand a taste.

If these ants had learned to fight for barbecue, I had the Scotts to blame—their whole hog was nothing short of perfect. Apportioned in moist chunks and tender strands with chewy bits throughout, the barbecue here...
Parabellum @ 2011-04-14 12:45:41
Parabellum pictureFerrari 250 Europa
2009 Mille Miglia
Parabellum @ 2011-04-13 16:26:19
Parabellum pictureWorld's Best Restaurant 2010 #2: El Bulli
Last night, in the waning months of Ferran Adrià's El Bulli, Anthony Bourdain, chef José Andrés, and the crew of No Reservations documented one of Adrià's 52-course "last suppers" by photo, video, and Twitter. Bourdain proclaims, "I will never eat so well again," and "Half the dining room were in tears."

...
Parabellum @ 2011-04-01 16:38:58
Parabellum picturePlymouth Duster
Parabellum @ 2011-04-01 05:07:29
Parabellum pictureHot Rod (type?)
Parabellum @ 2011-04-01 05:02:22
Parabellum pictureHot Rod (type?)
It's the ultimate hot rod, a 1932 Ford roadster, AKA a 'Deuce'.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1932_Ford
Parabellum @ 2011-03-31 13:34:11
Parabellum pictureVolkswagen Kübelwagen
Parabellum @ 2011-03-30 13:12:25
Parabellum pictureCity of the Dead (Archaic Tombs)
Parabellum @ 2011-03-25 07:40:02
Parabellum pictureCooper's Hill
Parabellum @ 2011-03-24 13:38:21
Parabellum pictureCrofton Pumping Station
Welcome to Virtual Globetrotting!
Please include a "More Info" link with your map submissions.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crofton_Pumping_Station
Parabellum @ 2011-03-12 05:20:50
Parabellum pictureHMS Ark Royal (R07)
THE white ensign is lowered for the final time on HMS Ark Royal yesterday - as the warship is formally decommissioned.

The last remaining 150 crew - many in tears - watched the moving ceremony with 900 family members and ex-sailors.

...
Parabellum @ 2011-03-12 04:18:57
Parabellum pictureFukushima-Daiichi nuclear powerplant
Japan is battling to stave off a nuclear disaster after an explosion at a north-eastern nuclear plant in the wake of the enormous earthquake and tsunami.

Authorities are evacuating tens of thousands of residents living within a 12 mile (20km) radius of the Fukushima Daiichi plant and those within 6 miles of a second installation in Futuba, 150 miles north of Tokyo.

...
Parabellum @ 2011-03-11 15:17:16
Parabellum pictureFukushima-Daiichi nuclear powerplant
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703597804576194123030511478.html

MARCH 11, 2011, 5:53 P.M. ET

At Tokyo Electric Power's Fukushima Daiichi plant, three reactors shut down automatically as designed after a magnitude 8.9 earthquake struck off the northeast of Japan on Friday afternoon. The quake also caused diesel-powered generators used to cool...
Parabellum @ 2011-03-11 15:15:05
Parabellum pictureFukushima-Daini nuclear powerplant
http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20110311-715299.html

MARCH 11, 2011, 5:38 P.M. ET

TOKYO (Dow Jones)--Tokyo Electric Power Co. (9501.TO) said Saturday that the temperatures of its No.1 and No.2 reactors at its Fukushima Daini nuclear power station are rising, and it has lost control over pressure in the reactors.

Fukushima Daini station is the second nuclear...
Parabellum @ 2011-03-08 08:32:58
Parabellum pictureSubmarine Becuna & Cruiser Olympia
Looking for an authentic piece of American history? Well a historic warship in Philadelphia can be yours - but it may need a little work.

The Independence Seaport Museum is looking for a new owner for the USS Olympia, a steel cruiser from the Spanish-American War.

The catch? It needs $2million to $5million in repairs to stabilize it, immediately. After that it will need $10-20million for dry dock and restoration.

...
Parabellum @ 2011-03-06 10:39:26
Parabellum pictureInternational Harvester R-110
International Harvester Pick up truck.
Parabellum @ 2011-03-04 16:44:26
Parabellum picture1939 Erzincan earthquake epicenter
We moderators *do* have the ability to delete comments. {8^)
Parabellum @ 2011-03-01 06:26:44
Parabellum pictureManganaro's Grosseria Italiana
Parabellum @ 2011-02-28 10:36:52
Parabellum pictureBird near Dover UK
Some type of pheasant. There are lots of cross-breeds.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ringneck_pheasant#Subspecies
Parabellum @ 2011-02-24 09:09:15
Parabellum pictureChristchurch Cathedral
As many as 22 tourists are thought to be buried in the rubble of Christ Church Cathedral and its spire.

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10708575
Parabellum @ 2011-02-18 15:01:14
Parabellum pictureOld car (type?)
Appears to be fiberglass, still Googling though.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/21666102@N08/2525327356/
Parabellum @ 2011-02-14 14:30:23
Parabellum picture'Bullet Proof Campus Art' by Charles O Perry
Love the title of this piece.
Parabellum @ 2011-02-11 08:37:46
Parabellum pictureTahrir Square
President Hosni Mubarak succumbed to the demands of hundreds of thousands of his countrymen Friday and resigned from office, bringing to an end three decades of autocratic rule.

The streets around central Cairo's Tahrir Square erupted in jubilation, as demonstrators pulled over people driving by to listen to their radios to get the news. People hugged each other tearfully outside the state television building.

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Parabellum @ 2011-02-10 14:22:30
Parabellum pictureHoward 500 (N137U) at Anoka County-Blaine Airport
According to the FAA (and Howard's own serial number) it's a Howard 500:

Serial Number 500-109
Manufacturer Name DEE HOWARD COMPANY
Model 500

http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=137U