A formative, nay, foundational part of my youth.
All of these — done. Now there is only one left (and the last written in series): “Forward the Foundation”.
The dreams I have when I read these books… Wow.
It’s awesome that he has written many more stories, so I don’t have to feel very sad when I finish this one. Just a small sadness, that will do.
This Cheng-tao Ke poem sums up the Audi RS5 with exceptional accuracy:
Like the empty sky it has no boundaries,
Yet it is right in this place, ever profound and clear.
When you seek to know it, you cannot see it.
You cannot take hold of it,
But you cannot lose it.
In not being able to get it, you get it.
When you are silent, it speaks;
When you speak, it is silent.
The great gate is wide open to bestow alms,
And no crowd is blocking the way.
The Avus Grand Prix, 1935
Rosemeyer and Stuck for Auto Union (i.e. Audi), Nuvolari for Alfa Romeo, Bimotore and Fagioli for Merecedes-Benz and Farina for Maserati lining up at the starting grid.
Note the unusual soft canopy fixed on one of the Auto Union cars.
Rosemeyer First race, with the closed auto union #4.
History of F1 cars now available as a gif
Mechanical Evolution of the F1 car.
Possibly one of the best posts to every grace tumblr.
this is just too sick.
Must reblog again.
Do you guys remember the days of straight 12’s? I don’t. I wish I did.