Fighter Jet Takes Off From a Highway [video]

Roads and highways can often make good makeshift or temporary landing strips. While the practice is not common, armed forces still do train for the exercise. The video here shows a F-18 Hornet taking off from a highway outside Joroinen in Sweden. Shot in 2011, the video shows the highway was closed off for traffic while the Swedish armed forces carried out the training exercise.

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The Human Type

French artist JC Debroize‘s typographic series “The Human Type” shows a font with a human touch. The alphabets all possess human skin, and are decorated with human features like hair and eyes.

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Bulldog iPhone Speakers

If the iPhone’s going to bark, it is going to do it in style through a glasses wearing hipster bulldog. That is what the AeroBull does, it is a sweet speaker forged into the shape of a glass wearing bull dog that hums the tunes from your iPhone.

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Pininfarina’s Sleek Metal Pen Writes Forever

Known well for their skills in car design, Pininfarina has now taken time to create a Pen. Named 4.Ever Pininfarina Cambriano the inkless metal pen was made in collaboration with Napkin. The pen writes like a pencil, however the writing cannot be erased by a rubber.

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The Reason Happy Couples are Happy [infographic]

Since it is almost Valentine’s Day, here’s an infographic that tries to break into the mystery of how “happy couples” function, and the same for their unhappy counterparts. A big part of happiness is sharing a good conversation, and it seems, reacting very well to the triumphs of your SO, with compliments, enthusiasm, and interest.

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New Illustrations by Randyotter

Here’s a selection of new illustrations full of with and humor by artist Randyotter (previously). You can get the illustrations as prints, t-shirts, phone cases, and other accessories at the artist’s page on RedBubble.

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Thor: The Dark World [Honest Trailer]

You probably have seen Thor: The Dark World by now, which makes it ripe to be presented in the form of the honest trailers we all so love and admire. “Get ready to revisit Thor: The Dark World! Prepare for another perfectly passable Thor movie while we all wait for The Avengers 2.”

Lightning Speed of a Ferrari Pit Stop

How fast is a F1 Ferrari pit stop? Crazy fast. Watch the video above to see how fast they really move, the action starts at 32 seconds mark. Or hit ahead to see a gif of the stop.

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Poked to Death: Pokeball Death Star Shirt

Got to say, we approve of this Pokeball – Death Star mashup. Though looking at the image, we have to ask the all important question. Does it make her look fat? The geeky shirt is costs $24.

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MV Augusta Brutale Dragster 800

MV Augusta have unveiled a brand new motorcycle, the Brutale Dragster 800. The motorcycle is powered by a 3 cylinder 125 hp engine, wider rear tire, shorter tail, and an updated front mudguard. Starting in the middle of the year, it will be available in gray and white.

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