And loads of them look like they’ve been taken from sci-fi film sets. They are amazingly beautiful designs to look at, but were generally speaking too impractical or expensive to put into mass production.
This was the GAZ A-Aero from 1934 designed by Alexei Nikitin Osipovich. We reckon it has had a fair bit of influence on the Batmobile over the years - check out the animated series version:
It had an all metal body and had a top speed of 102 miles per hour.
We’re not sure, but the Johnny Cabs from 80s movie Total Recall do bear more than a passing resemblence:
As you can see from the dirt-battered exterior it was well used, probably ferrying post and passengers in the frozen wastes like Siberia, at the edges of the USSR.
Literally the best sentence I have ever read. pic.twitter.com/DYqVWolivG— Emma (@NuclearTeeth) July 6, 2014
It’s Friday evening, what are you going to that’s more productive than slapping the Chancellor of the Exchequer right in his furious face? The best bit? You can see how many other people are are joining in at the same time.
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A particularly interesting part of the project involves snapping the inside of art galleries and museums - buildings which, for the most part, also happen to contain a lot of mirrors.
Spanish artist Mario Santamaría noticed these popping up and put together a tumblr collection of the best ones.