These extraordinary images were taken in 1919 on the beach at Hastings in Surrey, the submarine is a WWI model designated SM U-118 – she was being towed to France to be scrapped when the tow cable snapped during a storm.
The Endeavour was the last of the shuttles to be made and was set to be the last shuttle to be launched until a last minute change of plans saw Atlantis take the honours.
When I saw this remarkable WWI era photograph showing a chap from the 39th Tomsk Infantry Regiment with his motorcycle-mounted machine gun I immediately decided that I wanted one. Preferably without the million or so angry Germans on the other end of it.
Monowheels are one of those interesting historical curiosities that (sadly) just didn’t catch on.
This 1970s era Dunlop advertisement is just about the best motorbike tire promotional piece we’ve ever seen.
Roger Moore was either the second or third best 007 depending on who you talk to, some think he was the all-time best but those people are idiots.
It’s amazing to see how badly banged up these Indians are relative to the total lack of injuries displayed by the men holding them up, I assume they’re the riders but I can’t see so much as a scratch on them.
This appears to be Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Bonham sitting astride a couple of Suzuki 2-strokes and what I think is a Yamaha 3-wheeler…
This classic old photograph of Steve McQueen almost has shades of Hunter S. Thompson about it.
This is Anthony’s Wireless Airship, it was a model used to demonstrate the capabilities of radio waves in remote control aircraft all the way back in 1912.
This famous image shows San Francisco in ruins after the great earthquake and subsequent fire of 1906.
Debbie Evans is the top motorcycle stunt woman in the world, she’s performed in over 200 films with her most famous performance probably being Trinity’s motorcycle chase scene in The Matrix.