Kickstarter: Operation Route 66
Sometimes it's not about what side of the issue you're on, but rather remembering the importance of humanity. In a recent cross-country motorcycle trek, the father and son team of Kurt and Nick Gerber of Chicago-based Gerber & Scarpelli Photography interviewed the honorable veterans of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for their feature-length documentary, Operation Route 66. The result: a moving journey.
In the coastal region of Galicia, Spain a few brave fisherman set out everyday to repel off of little inlets for precious gooseneck barnacles. The barnacles themselves are extremely expensive despite their small size due to their sweet and salty flavor. "They taste like the sea," says Serxo, and
The Concorde Story
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6OCuJZ9bX4&w=650&h=471]Think about this - commercial airlines traveled faster 35 years ago than they do today. Technological advances seem to be limitless, yet we no longer travel at super sonic speeds as we did from 1976-2003. How did we flout the sound barrier at the end of the 21 Century?