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Colorized.

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Grammatron wrote:
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Colorized.
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William A. Gullick photographed his wife and daughters wearing different colors at home in Sydney, Australia.
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that seems improbable.

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A petrol-electric with a further level of indirectness for the gyro wheel drive: an electrically driven compressor providing pneumatic power for the gyro. Do you think the designers were trolling?

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Just priming the money pump, not unlike today's boondoggles.
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Let's hope it won't give AC any funny ideas:



I've also seen on YT there are stabilized bikes, and this Sweet Ride© from 1967 (action starts at ~ 2 min.):


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http://www.douglas-self.com/MUSEUM/LOCO ... rennan.htm

More info on that specific monorail (Brennan Gyro-Monorail).

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One can only hope that such a tragic outcome does not come to pass!
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Hmm seems a bit too specific. Sure that isn't faked?
The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Pyrrho wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:37 am
Hmm seems a bit too specific. Sure that isn't faked?
snopes sez it is true.
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/cellp ... from-1953/

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Jeez, look how they drew the chinaman

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Next thing they will want to be President
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