The Images of Eyes
Gallery exhibits images and paintings of eyes by international artists, featuring work from about 200 artists from Algeria to Zimbabwe. Gallery I
contains figurative paintings, oil and watercolor paintings, portraits, charcoal and ink drawings, lithographs, sculpture, digital, and other fine art content. Gallery II
exhibits nude paintings, so may be NSFW.
posted by netbros
on Oct 11, 2009 -
Though the B-2 Spirit
is perhaps the best-known of the flying wing
designs, its creation came almost 50 years after the earliest attempts at creating fixed-wing aircraft with no definite fuselage. The first prototypes of Frenchman Charles Fauvel's flying wings
followed the patent on his formula for the flying wing in 1929. Jack Northrop's newly formed Northrop Aircraft Co. created the first flying wing for the United States in 1940, dubbed Northrom N-1M "Jeep"
. But it was the Horten Brothers
, German aircraft pilots and enthusiasts, who created the first fully-functional stealth flying wing: the Horten Ho IX
. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief
on Jun 24, 2009 -