For the first time since I was about 14 years old, I had the opportunity to take a walk around the 2011 Dallas Auto Show. While it definitely seemed bigger when I was a kid, I was still amazed by some of the mechanical masterpieces that were displayed. The econobox eco friendly trends in the automotive industry have definitely had their effects, but it is still possible to find some powerfully designed and often awe inspiring vehicles still available, if you have the cash of course. They are still nice to look at though. Here are some of my favorites.
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“Japan is launching its first Venus probe and along with it they’re sending Ikaros, a “space yacht” also known as the Interplanetary Kite-craft Accelerated by Radiation of the Sun. Yes, Japan is sending a gigantic kite into space”