Sun Sep 08 2013 00:46:47 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
This is the remarkable story of a vehicle that became an icon. Anyone who has ever driven a Volkswagen Bus already knows that it’s a nostalgic tale of freedom, love, friendship, breakdowns and adventures.
‘The Bus’ playfully explores how a post-WWII German utility vehicle evolved into a cultural icon that represents freedom and the open road; defining and connecting generations of fun lovers everywhere. Beginning in Germany with the vehicle’s creation, into a wild ride that changes the world forever, ‘The Bus’ is an adventure from beginning to end. From Wolfsburg to Hollywood, Burning Man to Baja, people from all walks of life share their stories and passion in ‘The Bus’. Film available at
Sun Sep 08 2013 00:58:40 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
London Naked Bike Ride is a peaceful, imaginative and fun protest against oil dependency and car culture (BORING!!). A celebration of the bicycle and also a celebration of the power and individuality of the human body (DEPENDS!!). A symbol of the vulnerability of the cyclist in traffic (SO WHAT?). The world's biggest naked protest: 50+ cities and thousands of riders participate worldwide, including around 3,000 in the UK in 2011 (SHOW ME)
A total of 64 cars were aboard cargo ship Astongate traveling from Toyama, Japan, to Vladivostok, Russia. After the storm hit the ship -- 52 of them ended up at the bottom of the sea. Whoever bought those cars signed a document allowing the cargo to be transported on ship's deck at their own risk.