The 1957 Daytona Beach Race was one of the truly classic early NASCAR events, the cars had to be showroom stock with only some minor safety additions. I think this sort of racing series would be incredible to see nowadays, totally stock sedans racing on circuits around the world would draw a lot of attention. Hell, I’d watch it.
Roasted: A Coffee Documentary is a 25 minute long documentary about Chuck Patton and his company, Bird Rock Coffee Roasters. It’s a fantastic personal insight into the development and growth of a small business by a man who had the guts to open a small independent coffee shop right across the road from a Starbucks. If…
The Colt Peacemaker, or Colt Single Action Army Revolver, is quite possibly the most famous handgun of all time. I was surprised to discover that Colt still makes original Peacemakers, to the 1872 specifications.
This is a shot of Chuck Yeager climbing out of the Bell X-1 in 1949, Chuck was first human to break the sound barrier on October 14, 1947 sitting in the cockpit of this very plane.