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'Little Red' 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 found...

AAD REPORTS 20/08/2018One of Carroll Shelbys trial horses for testing out ideas and racing innovations once presumed lost, has been found. Even in a decayed state this once rolling laboratory experiment for the automotive genius could be worth millions. Seek and ye...[Read More]
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300SL Mercedes-Benz vanishes into thin air

Elliot Lee 18/08/2018For those with an interest in classic cars, you may have noticed a fair amount of reporting across classic car media with regards the 300SL Mercedes-Benz Gullwing stolen from the Nurburgring in Germany on the evening of 10th / 11th August. According to...[Read More]
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300 SL Gullwing stolen at Nürburgring

AAD REPORTS 11/08/2018According to an instagram post by Remi Dargegen (@remidargegenphotographies), a 300 SL Gullwing Mercedes has been stolen at Nürburgring. With details of the theft and how it went down still sketchy, below is how Remi's post and information...[Read More]
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‘American Pickers' discover Aerosmith's van from 1970s...

AAD REPORTS 11/08/2018The stars of History Channel's “American Pickers” never expected to come across a hunk of rock and roll history, specifically a piece of Aerosmith’s history, while filming their hit show. Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz of “American Pickers” were astonished...[Read More]
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Rare Ferrari 250 GTO May Fetch Record $45 Million at...

AAD REPORTS 21/06/2018(Bloomberg) -- Another year, another trophy to test millionaires’ desires for classic Ferraris. A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO will be auctioned in August during the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance motoring week in California. The car is being...[Read More]
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PAUL MARCIANO RESIGNS FROM GUESS BOARD ...

AAD REPORTS 13/06/2018Lisa Bloom says she represented 4 of the 5 accusers, who each claim they were sexually assaulted by Marciano by him groping or forcing them to perform sex acts. She says each of the women are opting to remain anonymous, and accepted the settlement...[Read More]
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The Rarest of Finds, Unobtanium

AAD REPORTS 08/06/2018The hottest "antiques" market right now are the classic sports cars from the 1950s to 1970s. Ferraris to Porsche dance in the dreams of retiring babyboomers looking to rekindle lost youth, aided in their financial investment acumen by the fact if/when...[Read More]
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Breuer House, Croton

AAD REPORTS 27/05/2018Marcel Breuer’s architecture is enjoying a renaissance in popularity, enhanced by the rebranding of the Whitney Museum’s former inverted-ziggurat home as the Met Breuer. But what of the modest houses that marked Breuer’s rise to fame in the 1950s as he...[Read More]
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Official Report On Harrowing Encounter Between F/A-18s...

AAD REPORTS 23/05/2018Tic Tac Toe with a UFO? Top Gun Navy pilots describe strange flying object as a Tic Tac that can really go. From hover like a Harrier to supersonic. The paper recounts a course of bizarre events that occurred near the USS Nimitz while it was sailing...[Read More]
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British Castles for Rent

AAD REPORTS 20/05/201813 British Castles You Can Rent For Under $100 Per Night. Explore all these British Famous castles and be the first of your friends to live like royalty. To see...[Read More]
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Home in Godfather Part II for sale, Lake Tahoe

AAD REPORTS 06/05/2018Originally part of a 15-acre estate built in 1938, the property was the backdrop of some of the most memorable scenes in Francis Ford Coppola's "The Godfather Part II." It has since been subdivided, with one of the homes listed at $3.75 million. To see...[Read More]
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Generali Tower, Milan, Italy

AAD REPORTS 26/04/2018Generali Tower is within the CityLife masterplan that has redeveloped Milan’s abandoned trade fair grounds following the fair’s relocation to Rho Pero in 2005. Located above the new Tre Torri station on Line 5 of the city’s metro system, CityLife opens...[Read More]
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The Story of the F-23 Fighter: The Plane That Would...

AAD REPORTS 20/04/2018But what would all of that have meant for an operational aircraft? In either case, the U.S. Air Force would have received an outstanding air superiority fighter that has no equal. But while the Lockheed Martin F-22 is bar none the best air superiority...[Read More]
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Missing sub rumored to have brought Nazis to South...

AAD REPORTS 19/04/2018The U-3523 was thought to have been sunk by a British B24 Liberator attack on May 6, 1945, but the inability to locate the wreck fuelled rumours that it had escaped. A MISSING German submarine said to have taken the defeated Nazi leadership to South...[Read More]
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Avia Edition for Slamp by Zaha Hadid Design

AAD REPORTS 16/04/2018Slamp and Zaha Hadid Design present the Avia Edition, a vibrant new collection of the chandelier series handcrafted in three different shades - turquoise, blue and ultramarine. Avia Edition is a limited-edition series of only 99 chandeliers in each of...[Read More]
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Roman discovery, Tisbury, England

AAD REPORTS 19/03/2018Simple Renovation Leads Homeowner To An Unprecedented Historical Discovery   A simple home renovation isn’t likely going to change your world too much. Sure, you’ll get to enjoy a fresh take on your old abode, but when the renovation’s complete,...[Read More]
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ARADA appoints ZHA to design Aljada’s Central...

AAD REPORTS 08/03/2018Following the international competition, ARADA has appointed Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) to design the Central Hub, the centrepiece of Aljada, the developer’s renowned masterplan in Sharjah, UAE.  Developed with environmental considerations...[Read More]
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Lexington Found

AAD REPORTS 06/03/2018Lady Lex found on the ocean floor, 76 years after the giant aircraft carrier paid the final price. Billionaire-turned-explorer Paul Allen has discovered the missing wreck of the World War II carrier USS Lexington (CV-2) at the bottom of the...[Read More]
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Workers comb snowy field for clues to Russian plane...

AAD REPORTS 12/02/2018Similar model jets have experienced acute part shortages caused by ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. If proven, Putin's stupid war caused the issues that downed this jet. MOSCOW –  Wading through knee-deep snow, hundreds of emergency...[Read More]
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Lost wreckage of 'British Roswell' flying saucer...

AAD REPORTS 12/02/2018Missing wreckage from a miniature ‘flying saucer’ which was hailed as the ‘British Roswell’ has been found in a tin box in London’s Science Museum. The lump of metal discovered on Silpho Moor near Scarborough, North Yorkshire, in 1957 was so strange...[Read More]
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Watch Elon Musk Freak Out Over the Falcon Heavy...

AAD REPORTS 11/02/2018This behind-the-scene clip follows the SpaceX CEO and his team witness and celebrate the first launch of Falcon Heavy.  On February 6, SpaceX made history with the largely successful first launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket—and National...[Read More]
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Space X returns to Earth

AAD REPORTS 08/02/2018  Imagery Courtesy angry_vet_ on Instagram   You may also like to read: *  Alien Invasion? *  Carrington Event, 1859 and Its Effect on American Art *  Early NASA Designs Found ... *  Space...[Read More]
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An Ancient Virus May Be Responsible for Human...

AAD REPORTS 08/02/2018You've got an ancient virus in your brain. In fact, you've got an ancient virus at the very root of your conscious thought. According to two papers published in the journal Cell in January, long ago, a virus bound its genetic code to...[Read More]
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Interior Design: British Drug Ring Caught Smuggling...

AAD REPORTS 24/01/2018Some interior designers go above and beyond to ensure their clients have a living space that makes them happy. But if recent allegations made by prosecutors in the U.K. are true, one design company has been trafficking in far more than tasteful...[Read More]
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Trump lauds delivery of F-52 to Norway

AAD REPORTS 11/01/2018The F-52 is a black ops plane that until now existed in the fantasy world of the game "Call of Duty." In a move that will spark paranoia and suspicion in the mind of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, at a press conference hosted with the leader of Norway,...[Read More]
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In the skies over Los Angeles

AAD REPORTS 28/12/2017Looking much like a UFO over the skies of Los Angeles, this, a Falcon 9 rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Santa Barbara County, California last Friday, was a spectacular sight with thousands of postings on social media with much speculation...[Read More]
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Smarties: How the stocking staple got its name

AAD REPORTS 26/12/2017It's been 80 years since the humble chocolate bean was given a snappy new name. But the Smarties we know and love started out as the butt of an unsavoury joke dreamed up by mischievous confectioners. If you opened your stocking on Christmas Day to find...[Read More]
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Hitler's parade Mercedes-Benz set for US auction

AAD REPORTS 25/12/2017A 1939 Mercedes-Benz 770K Grosser Offener Tourenwagen once owned by Nazi-era German dictator Adolf Hitler is to be put up for auction next month. Billed as the most historically significant automobile ever offered for public sale, the arrangers,...[Read More]
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Two incredible smartphone designs in the works, and...

AAD REPORTS 24/12/2017*   Smartphone manufacturers are working on some futuristic innovations, including foldable smartphone displays and fingerprint scanners that can work under a phone's display. *   At least one of these features may debut in a 2018...[Read More]
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Apple faces lawsuits for slowing down old iPhones

AAD REPORTS 23/12/2017Apple faces paying millions of pounds in compensation after admitting that it deliberately slowed down older iPhones without customers’ consent. Two separate class-action lawsuits have been filed against the technology company in America amid claims...[Read More]
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Australian navy world war one AE1 submarine found 103...

AAD REPORTS 21/12/2017Australia’s longest-running naval mystery – the disappearance of the nation’s first submarine – has been solved after 103 years. The fate of HMAS AE1 had been one of the navy’s most enduring puzzles, sparking 13 different retrieval attempts since 1914,...[Read More]
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Mint condition Frank Lloyd Wright house 4 sale

AAD REPORTS 21/12/2017Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwaters remain off the block in institutional hands, for those in love with Prairie Modern, this jewel is now available. This Minnesota home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and is part of 3.77 “extremely private acres at...[Read More]
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UK F-35 at Beaufort, SC

AAD REPORTS 18/12/2017The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II. The new jet has now flown into Beaufort, South Carolina. A place better known for the 1983 movie "The Big Chill" and the nearby United States marine corps base at Parris Island The jet, operated...[Read More]
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Milan, Italy: CityLife Shopping District to welcome 7...

AAD REPORTS 07/12/2017Located above Tre Torri station on the M5 line of Milan’s Metro network, CityLife Shopping District integrates a new public park with indoor and outdoor piazzas, food hall, restaurants, cafes, shops and cinema as well as facilities for health and...[Read More]
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Danjiang Bridge named ‘Collaboration Project of the...

AAD REPORTS 20/11/2017The Danjiang Bridge has been commissioned by the Directorate of Highways of Taiwan and will be the world’s longest single-mast asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge. Located at the mouth of Tamsui River, the Danjiang Bridge is integral to the...[Read More]
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Koenigsegg Agera RS becomes the world's fastest...

AAD REPORTS 07/11/2017The world of cars has a new top trump after the Koenigsegg Agera RS smashed the record for the world's fastest production car. The Swedish car maker snatched the crown off French powerhouse Bugatti on Saturday with two blistering speed runs...[Read More]
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Zaha Hadid Architects, Arcplus and Wilson Associates...

AAD REPORTS 02/11/2017Each a leader in their sector, three of architecture’s most successful practices have established a strategic alliance. Zaha Hadid Architects, Arcplus and Wilson Associates will offer clients wholly integrated project delivery at the forefront of...[Read More]
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Panama Papers: Corrupt African Governments, What A...

AAD REPORTS 19/10/2017A new report based on the Panama Papers reveals how Africa's politicians, generals and business leaders are systematically siphoning off billions of dollars and parking the money offshore. The investigative report, "The Plunder Route to Panama",...[Read More]
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Carribean Storm Impact on Famous Airport

AAD REPORTS 15/10/2017This Photo Shows A U.S. Air Force C-5M Galaxy Landing in St. Maarten For The Very First Time To Support Hurricane Irma Relief Operations. A giant C-5 Galaxy landed at Princess Juliana International Airport in the aftermath of Hurricane...[Read More]
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Zaha Hadid Mayfair Residential Tower: Melbourne,...

AAD REPORTS 26/09/2017Located within the established streetscape of St Kilda Road, the design enables residents to make full advantage of its excellent location within Melbourne. The fluid forms of the façade define large balconies for each apartment and spectacular views of...[Read More]
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Barn find Ferrari

AAD REPORTS 25/08/2017A one-off Ferrari has been uncovered rotting in a Japanese barn – and it’s worth a staggering £1.5million ($1.9 million.) The unique Ferrari Daytona was found in filthy condition after being left for 40 years. But not only was it once the fastest...[Read More]
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Il Duce Provenance: The amazing story of Benito...

AAD REPORTS 23/08/2017An Alfa Romeo bought by Benito Mussolini for his girlfriend has been sold for £1.4million after being lovingly restored. The Italian dictator gave the 1939 car to his mistress Clara Petacci – only for the pair to be caught when the vehicle was stopped...[Read More]
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Aston Martin draws record $22.6 million

AAD REPORTS 19/08/2017A glossy turquoise 1956 Aston Martin with a racing legacy sold for $22,550,000 -- the most a British-made car has ever fetched at auction. The record price was set at RM Sotheby's classic car auction in Monterey, California Friday. After a bidding war,...[Read More]
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F-35 Stuns in Paris

AAD REPORTS 07/07/2017The F-35 recently made its debut at 2017 Paris Air Show staged at Le Bourget Parc des Expositions. If you had any doubts about this extraordinary feat of engineering see the video below:  [Read More]
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The 2,500-Year History of Stadiums in 10 Drawings

AAD REPORTS 25/06/2017  From Blood-Soaked Sand to Retractable Roofs: A History of Stadiums   In the next year National Geographic will partner with Fox Sports to cover the world’s most popular sporting event: the FIFA World Cup. The 2018 matches, to be...[Read More]
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Early NASA Designs Found

AAD REPORTS 18/06/2017YVETTE QUINN HAPPENED TO CATCH sight of a cache of NASA documents that were just sitting in the trash in her neighborhood in Florida. When she rescued them from the curb, she found that the stack included some amazing documents—designs for lunar...[Read More]
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Restored Original 'Star Trek' Enterprise Model Now On...

AAD REPORTS 03/06/2017The original Starship Enterprise may have explored many strange new planets and civilizations, but for years the classic prop from Star Trek: The Original Series has sat neglected in the basement gift shop of Smithsonian’s National Air and Space...[Read More]
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Wicked Design Gets Fine Tuned

AAD REPORTS 22/05/2017RUSSIA AND CHINA IN FEAR: USA'S F-22 RAPTOR IS GETTING MORE STEALTH AND FIREPOWER -  [Read More]
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Patterns for the Paranoid

AAD REPORTS 16/05/2017Justified?  It would certainly explain your patterns. Essentially, these are digital cookies that become social dogshit stuck to your feet, which is then tracked right into the house. Somethings you just wish would just stay...[Read More]
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Zaha Hadid Architects and Zaha Hadid Design win 2017...

AAD REPORTS 11/05/2017The largest awards programme celebrating both architecture and product design, the Architizer A+Awards support meaningful architecture and its potential for positive impact on everyday life. Projects by Zaha Hadid Architects and Zaha Hadid Design will be...[Read More]
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PAD Paris, 2017

Maura Haverly 26/03/2017What is in the Tuilleries in the springtime, has been around over 20 years, is subject to extreme vetting (as Trump would say), serves a lovely drop of my favorite drink (rhymes with champagne) and has its own flock of sheep? The answer is obvious...[Read More]
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Legends of the Past

AAD REPORTS 15/03/2017A B-29 nicknamed the Lady of the Lake, due to its presence in a pond near a USAF base, later used for training  in escapes from downed aircraft has been revealed by examination of its serial number to be the reconnaissance aircraft that detected the...[Read More]
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Cabin Fever

AAD REPORTS 11/03/2017  When using salvaged materials, sometimes the wood tones don’t exactly match. A Perfect Match @saraunderwwod with @jacobwitzling Elements of the designs by Architect William Burgess come to mind Jacob Witzling and his crew Almost an Alice...[Read More]
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Mirrored house in Mojave draws Rave Reviews

AAD REPORTS 11/03/2017Artist Doug Aitken Workshop has installed a completely mirror-clad house in the middle of California's Coachella Valley. Mirage, which is modeled after the classic American Ranch home design, is entirely covered in mirrored panels, inside and out,...[Read More]
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Lost "Bullitt" Ford Mustang allegedly found...

AAD REPORTS 04/03/2017One of the most legendary cars in Hollywood history may have been found after nearly 50 years. The 1968 classic “Bullitt” had two stars in it: Steve McQueen and his Highland Green 1968 Mustang GT. A more iconic on-screen duo there never...[Read More]
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London Classic Car Show 2017

Elliot Lee 25/02/2017The opportunity to see Nick Mason’s incredible 250 GTO up close and personal, doesn't happen too often, and that experience is only available at The London Classic Car Show at the ExCel London through to this Sunday. A collaboration and curated...[Read More]
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F-35 Lightning II 2016 Year in Review

AAD REPORTS 25/02/2017Watch "F-35 Lightning II 2016 Year in Review" on YouTube: [Read More]
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2017 BRIT Awards Statue by Zaha Hadid

AAD REPORTS 22/02/2017Tonight’s BRIT Awards 2017 will present winning artists with the statue designed by Zaha Hadid. BRITs Chairman Jason Iley initially reached out to Hadid in early 2016. Iley wanted to create something modern and culturally relevant for The BRITs....[Read More]
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German jet of WW2 looked like modern American stealth...

AAD REPORTS 22/02/2017The Horten Ho 229 is generally known by a few unique names. The plane was called the H.IX, by the Horten Brothers. The identity Ho 229 had been given to the plane by the German Ministry of Aviation. Sometimes, it was also called the Gotha Go 229, because...[Read More]
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Russian billionaire's £360 million superyacht is...

AAD REPORTS 21/02/2017A Russian billionaire's £360 million superyacht has been impounded after the shipbuilder said it was still owed millions in fees, it has emerged. The futuristic vessel is now being kept in Gibraltar after shipbuilders Nobiskrug said Andrey...[Read More]
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Packed Show Set To Be A Classic For The Capital

AAD REPORTS 17/02/2017The London Classic Car Show is less than a week away, but still the organisers are lining up rare and exciting cars guaranteed to thrill the thousands of visitors preparing to make the trip to ExCeL, London for the four-day show (23-26 February). •...[Read More]
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Construction of Leeza SOHO reaches level 20

AAD REPORTS 17/02/2017Construction of Leeza Soho, a 46-storey (207m) mixed-use tower with the world's tallest atrium, has reached level 20.  Leeza SOHO Atrium Within the Lize Financial Business District - a new business, residential and transport hub adjacent to...[Read More]
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Edwards Air Force Base

AAD REPORTS 17/02/2017Editors Note: The thousand people sent by Denmark to California shows the commitment for this programme in design to succeed. This is the opposite of Jean-Claude Juncker's whimsical and hubristic ideas about European Defence.    You may...[Read More]
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B29 Cockpit on Takeoff

AAD REPORTS 14/02/2017B-29 Superfortress B-29 Superfortress Cockpit Millenium Falcon Cockpit Restored Boeing B-29 Superfortress ‘FiFi’ Takeoff – Filmed From The Cockpit!   In this video, we see a truly magnificent plane, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress,...[Read More]
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Loud design hobbles Royal Navy

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2017British diesels so noisy Daring class diesel engine replacements looming so loud, even noisy Russian subs can hear them 100 miles away. FYI the Americans retrofitted their destroyers with port and starboard spare natural gas fired turbines for powering...[Read More]
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Deadly Design: Old Smoky Limps home minus a few jets...

AAD REPORTS 06/02/2017Russia’s rickety aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, is close to being home after spending a couple months off Syria’s coast. During that short period of time, two of its aircraft plunged into the Mediterranean, and it seemed as if the...[Read More]
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Royal Air Force Typhoons Buzz Russia's Carrier In The...

AAD REPORTS 26/01/2017RAF Typhoons buzz Old Smoky as the Russian ship of shame limps home to Murmansk via English Channel. After having a less than stellar cruise to the Mediterranean, Russia’s carrier and its armada are making their slow voyage back to...[Read More]
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Melania Trump Stuns in First Lady Fashion Stakes

AAD REPORTS 23/01/2017After being publicly shunned by strident designers offended by her husband's stances, most notably by former Gucci designer Tom Ford who refused to bow out in a manner fashion, who then saw his own line tossed out of Steve Wynne's resorts in...[Read More]
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Reagan Personally Invited Thatcher To Join The Top...

AAD REPORTS 04/01/2017Editors note:  Long before Britain became a partner on the F-35 program, it has been revealed today that President Reagan personally drafted an offer for Margaret Thatcher UK to buy the then Black F-117...[Read More]
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Rediscovered M-1 Supercar discovered in a barn, headed...

AAD REPORTS 31/12/2016A BMW M1 hiding away in a garage in southern Italy has seen the light for the first time in more than three decades, according to Mint Classics, a BMW specialist shop and showroom in Berlin. Hiding under a thick layer of dust, some assorted trash, and...[Read More]
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Zaha Hadid's Most Iconic Buildings

AAD REPORTS 19/12/2016As the first woman to win the Pritzker Architecture Prize, Zaha Hadid arguably did as much as any of her forebears to pave the way for women in architecture. But even this will not be her most enduring legacy: With her sudden death Thursday morning, she...[Read More]
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Private Camelot | Vanity Fair

AAD REPORTS 06/12/2016Editors Note:  Despite the many allusions to the debutantes and dilettante of the ill fated Kennedy administration, introduced in this tale by Vanity Fair are the people who raised the decorations of the White House from aged or tired, to one of the...[Read More]
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New England Air Museum

Robert Alexander Boyle 23/11/2016 Wrecked Convair F-102, 1979 Windsor Locks Tornado Damage Situated in three hangars just north of Bradley International AIrport, of Windsor, CT, the New England Air Museum was established after the original collection then called the Bradley AIr Museum...[Read More]
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China Air Show, Thieves Bazaar

AAD REPORTS 16/11/2016On November 1, Airshow China in Zhuhai unveiled what appears to be stolen technology from at least one U.S. company. In a marquee spectacle that underwhelmed viewers, Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) revealed its J-20 stealth fighter for the...[Read More]
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Impossible Spaceship Engine Called "EmDrive"...

AAD REPORTS 08/11/2016When a scientist announced last decade that he’d built a new form of spacecraft propulsion called the EmDrive that didn’t require conventional fuel, it sounded too good to be true. But the great thing about science is that you don’t...[Read More]
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African Dictator Son's Super Cars Seized

AAD REPORTS 04/11/2016Usually when you are fortunate enough to get your hands on a Bugatti Veyron, a Koenigsegg One:1 and a Lamborghini Veneno Roadster, the goal is to hang onto them. Not have them confiscated by, oh say, the government. The Vice President of Equatorial...[Read More]
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Locomotive Graveyard

AAD REPORTS 02/11/2016Deep in the northern woods of Maine, a collection of abandoned locomotives is quietly rusting away. Check out this footage by YouTube user “Dylan Magaster,” and read on for a preview of this incredible, secret cache of vintage trains. To...[Read More]
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China's New Stealth Fighter, Worlds Largest Seaplane...

AAD REPORTS 01/11/2016One of the largest air shows in the world is currently being held in Zhuhai, China. Currently in its eleventh year, the air show has become the go-to spot for seeing the latest in Chinese military hardware. An impressive number of new airplanes are...[Read More]
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Secrets of the Hopeless Diamond and Other Billion...

AAD REPORTS 13/10/2016We think that the story of the hopeless diamond is pretty interesting. The jet is based upon a Russian mathematical theory concerning the reflection of radar waves. In the link below, you will find a number of declassified images of the most expensive...[Read More]
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War Birds 4 Sale

AAD REPORTS 12/10/201623 Military Designed Aircraft The Rich Enough Civilian Can Legally Own! Obviously, for security reasons these old fighters, or more commonly called ‘warbirds’ are modified so they can’t carry munitions. Read more: 23 Military...[Read More]
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Ecclestone Sells Out

AAD REPORTS 08/09/2016Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone, who will remain CEO, hopes the deal will drive the growth of F1, particularly in the U.S. (LONDON) — Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for...[Read More]
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Space Travel Isn't As Easy As It Looks

AAD REPORTS 01/09/2016Editor's Note: As Richard Branson and Elon Musk dream of space travel and high end outer atmosphere tourism, yesterday's explosion of a Space-X on a NASA launch pad shows us that the "Right Stuff" does not come without great risk. Legendary American...[Read More]
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NAU Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Mayan Tomb In...

AAD REPORTS 28/08/2016An archaeology expedition led by Northern Arizona University has uncovered one of the largest Mayan tombs ever found in Belize. It’s the most significant discovery in more than century of research at the site.  The dig took place at...[Read More]
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First ever Shelby Cobra sets new American record at RM...

AAD REPORTS 24/08/2016Shelby Cobra History was made at RM Sotheby's at the weekend as the first ever Shelby Cobra, a CSX 2000, sold for $13.75 million setting a new record for American automobiles.  Alongside the Shelby Cobra, a Le Mans-winning aguar D-Type...[Read More]
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All Three Of the USAF’s Bomber Types Congregate...

AAD REPORTS 11/08/2016A B-52, B-1 and B-2 sit on the ramp at Andersen AFB in Guam as part of a historic three bomber type deployment to the Pacific region - Image Courtesy USAF It was known that B-1Bs would replace a contingent of B-52Hs currently on rotational...[Read More]
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F-35 Too Stealthy: You Can't Hit What You Can't...

AAD REPORTS 02/08/2016The F-35 has hit yet another snag. During a recent exercise at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho, US Air Force F-35A pilots set out to practice evading surface-to-air missiles, but they could not, because the SAM radars on the ground could not even...[Read More]
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An Ultra-Rare, $3 Million Tucker 48 Was Discovered in...

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016Preston Tucker's car company was responsible for 51 cars being built. Of those, we know that 47 "Tucker '48s" have survived and we know where all of them are. Sometimes, they come up for sale and fetch millions. 15 years ago, Mark Lieberman located one...[Read More]
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The Ghost Towns That Were Created By The Oil Rush

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2016Over the last 150 years, oil booms and busts have given rise – and laid waste – to hundreds of towns across the world. In many places on our planet, striking oil has meant the eruption of new settlements in previously uninhabited places....[Read More]
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The F-35 UK Debut Stuns the Farnborough Air Show...

Elliot Lee 20/07/2016You know when you are in the presence of something special, and the F-35b lightening is precisely that. Recent touch down on British soil, first at RAF Fairford, then as part of the air display at Farnborough Air Show last weekend, certainly didn't...[Read More]
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F-35, The Ultimate in Design Lands in the UK

Robert Alexander Boyle 03/07/2016 Aided by a mammoth USAF KC-10 tanker, the much anticipated 5th eneration F-35B Lightning II finally crossed the pond to take part in Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford on July 8th through 10th and participate...[Read More]
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Burgess' Tower House Heavenly Precedent

Robert Alexander Boyle 24/06/2016 Tower House, Melbury Road, London, UK, completed 1877 - Purchased in 1972 by Jimmy Page New spotlight on the current owner brings Tower House into new light. William Burgess (1827-1881) was a 19th century architect and the foremost practioner of what...[Read More]
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'Zaha Hadid' exhibition, Palazzo Franchetti

AAD REPORTS 27/05/2016In celebration of Zaha Hadid’s career in architecture and design that spans four decades, Fondazione Berengo is hosting an abridged retrospective exhibition of her work at the 16th century Palazzo Franchetti on the Grand Canal, Venice, Italy. The...[Read More]
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Salerno Maritime Terminal Inaugurated 25 April 2016;...

AAD REPORTS 25/04/2016The new maritime terminal is composed of three primary interlocking components: administration offices for national border controls and shipping lines; the terminal for international ferries and cruise ships from around the world; and the terminal for...[Read More]
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Dame Zaha Hadid DBE dies suddenly in Miami

AAD REPORTS 31/03/2016Photography © Mary Mccartney It is with great sadness that Zaha Hadid Architects have confirmed that Dame Zaha Hadid DBE died suddenly in Miami in the early hours of this morning. She had contracted bronchitis earlier this week and...[Read More]
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The Lost Third Imperial Easter Egg By Carl...

AAD REPORTS 26/03/2016Editor's note: Being Easter weekend, we thought it apt to re-publish the most incredible egg story of the past few years, if not the past decade. THE LOST THIRD IMPERIAL FABERGÉ EASTER EGG EXHIBITION One of the missing Imperial...[Read More]
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Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2016 (Part Two)

Robert Alexander Boyle 21/03/2016 Held on the days of March 10th through March 13 at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island in Florida, the 21st Concours d'Elegance has evolved into  the premier antique and classic car show on the east coast of the United States. Situated thirty miles...[Read More]
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Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, 2016 (Part One)

Robert Alexander Boyle 19/03/2016 Held on the days of March 10th through March 13 at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island in Florida, the 21st Concours d'Elegance has evolved into  the premier antique and classic car show on the east coast of the United States. Situated thirty miles...[Read More]
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Statement from Zaha Hadid on New National Stadium,...

AAD REPORTS 22/12/2015Image Courtesy Mary McCartney @ Architectural Digest “We were honoured to be selected to design a stadium that would enable Japan to welcome the world for the 2019 Rugby World Cup and bring the 2020 Olympic Games to Tokyo, before becoming a new...[Read More]
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Stolen Designs

Robert Alexander Boyle 29/10/2015American made F-35, the Ultimate Desire of Espionage, First Flight in 2006 It is no secret that modern China used copycat industrial techniques to fast track their rise as an industrial power. It is a subject that has appeared in a rash of news articles...[Read More]
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Northrop Grumman Rules the Nest, Blackest of Birds...

Robert Alexander Boyle 25/10/2015 Long shrouded by cold war mystique the most expensive plane ever built or designed, has finally emerged from the shadows to appear in a High Definition video by the United States Air Force. This came on the eve of the announced selection of Northrop...[Read More]
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Design Matters, How Cost Over Runs On New Russian...

Robert Alexander Boyle 09/10/2015 The Sukhoi T50 PAK is a beautiful fighter jet now in the prototype stages of development by the Russian Air Force. Similar to the American made F22 and F35, it is a stealth aircraft (radar absorbent) with extraordinary abilities. The American made F22...[Read More]
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The Samaritaine, Common Sense Prevails

Maura Haverly 07/09/2015One city’s world-class architect is another’s world-class eyesore. Such is the case with the long, unhappy arguments over Samaritaine, the exceptionally beautiful long-closed department store which sits on some of the most valuable real...[Read More]
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