Posts tagged ‘england’

September 9, 2010

Pier Pressure: Banksy’s Politically Charged Dolphin Ride Mocks BP

by Matt Forcey

If you think this dolphin looks furious — it is — and with good reason!

This colorful kiddie ride comes courtesy of gleeful art prankster Banksy, an artist well known for his graffiti and politically charged installations.

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September 7, 2010

World’s Only Manufacturer of Hand-Built Cars: Bristol Cars

by Matt Forcey

Bristol Cars is a manufacturer of hand-built luxury cars, based at Filton, near Bristol, England. Bristol Cars has no distributors or dealers and deals directly with customers; they have a showroom in Kensington in London. They claim to be the last wholly British-owned luxury car builder. The cars have never been made in large quantities. The most recent published official production figures were for 1982 and stated 104 cars were produced that year.

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