Russian guitar repairer Artem Mayer of Copper Guitars in Moscow, bought 36 packets of instant ramen noodles, set the noodles in resin and let the mixture set. Continue reading »
Who Says Girls Can’t Repair Cars? Check Out These Amazing Photographs Of Women Auto Mechanics From The Early 20th Century
Women began finding work when World War I began in 1914; they had to take the jobs of men who had gone to war. A wide range of jobs needed filling. Automotive machines were in large production around this time to supply the United States and other countries with vehicles for war. This was the start of women playing important roles in the automotive industry.
Not all women on the front lines were part of the military though; many were volunteers offering their help to medical services such as the Red Cross. This woman served as an ambulance driver with the Voluntary Aid Detachment, an offshoot of the Red Cross. Unlike most ambulance drivers, though, those who operated the vehicles on the front lines had to know how to repair and service their cars, as you see this woman doing in this image by Ernest Brooks shot in 1916. Continue reading »
What do the people of Portland, Oregon to do when the local government won’t pay for much needed road repair? They call in Portland Anarchist Road Care and let those masked madmen “illegally” repair potholes around town. Continue reading »