Greece Just Sold Its Giant Zubr-Class Hovercraft To China

The Chinese Navy has put their money where their mouth is when it comes to their interest in the world's largest hovercraft. They have already bought two giant Zubr Class hovercraft from Ukraine, and are building two in China. Apparently four of these mammoths are not enough in the short-term, as China has now… » 1/04/15 5:04pm 1/04/15 5:04pm

The Greeks Get That Bikinis Are The Key To Selling Econoboxes

Though fairly pedestrian by most standards, this humorous Greek ad for the Chevrolet Matiz hatchback is, by American carmaker standards, too hot for TV. It's just a girl in a bikini suggestively washing a car, but the implication of sex means running afoul of any number of conservative family groups that get a hard-on… » 3/24/08 11:15am 3/24/08 11:15am

The Inverse of Alexander: Istanbul to Athens

A Phyrgian king had bound a chariot yoke/And Alexander cut the Gordian Knot/And legend said that who untied that knot/He would become the Master of Asia

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Upon arrival in Istanbul, we were interned in a VIP lounge at the airport while the government figured out what to do with us. Meanwhile, the gigantic…

The DAF Looked at Jonny: Trans-Europe Express

Ever make the perfect purchase? It doesn't matter whether it costs ten million dollars or six euros, it's something you simply must own, and if it's remotely within your wherewithal to do so, you are helpless to resist. Such was the case with this suction-cupped DAF banner meant for the windshield of a long-haul… » 5/07/07 11:15pm 5/07/07 11:15pm