Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Welcome New Blogger: Narcissistic Nihilism

My friend Drew has started a blog today, and I wanted to welcome him to blog-o-sphere. He can be read at:

Narcissistic Nihilism

It was Drew who gave me this photograph, that I am still trying to think of something to do with it:


Anonymous drew said...

Boy! That photo really doesn't do it justice. The object is MAMMOTH! I'll look up the specs and let you know later, if some kind blogger doesn't do it for me. ;)

The game is afoot!

11:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

latest anti-hurricaine technology? a new device to "cut the crap?" a pie crimper?

early entry in the macy's thanksgiving day parade? suv-gone-wild?


11:50 AM  
Blogger Phil said...

Was it used the last time you went in for a bikini wax?

12:59 PM  
Anonymous John said...

Solution: get a second. Play the best rockem sockem robots game, ever.

1:02 PM  
Blogger Sharkbait said...

Incredible pic- and Phil if that were used for a Bikini wax- I'd rather go Amazon jungle for the rest of my life.
That looks painful!

2:32 PM  
Anonymous drew said...

The photo is actually an "earth mover" and it is built by a German company called "Krupp". (any relation to coffee pot maker?)

~ It stands at 311 feet tall and 705 feet long.
~ It weighs over 45,500 tons
~ Cost $100 million to build
~ Took 5 years to design and manufacture
~ 5 years to assemble
~ Requires 5 people to operate it
~ The bucket wheel is over 70 feet in diameter with 20 buckets,
each of which can hold over 530 cubic feet of material
~ A 6-foot man can stand up inside one of the buckets
~ It moves on 12 crawlers (each is 12 feet wide, 8' high and 46 feet long)
~ There are 8 crawlers in front and 4 in back
~ It has a maximum speed of 1 mile in 3 hours (1/3 mile/hour)
~ It can remove over 76,455 cubic meters each day (100,000 large dump trucks at 40yds. each)

Now... I want to see Phil and John use it for a rock'm sock'm bikini waxer. ::running scared:: Sharkbait, are you preferring the Amazon jungle for the Brazillian waxes? Isn't that also in the bikini area? Gotta get that brazillian before grince's suv-gone-wild video!

Nevermind... I'm going to stop before I accidentally make any sense.

3:00 PM  
Blogger Megarita said...

Is it weird that i got a little sense of vertigo looking at that picture? I might be developing a few of cranes or maybe just large machinery...

9:10 AM  
Blogger cuff said...

I think it's going to be used in the new James Bond flick. Or it should be, let's say.

8:22 AM  
Blogger DC Cookie said...

Looks like a promo for Saw II.

12:27 PM  

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