Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

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The A-10 needs new wings

A-10 Thunderbolt II wings

The U.S. Air Force A-10 needs new wings. The Air Force has already received funding for wing replacement of 173 aircraft, but they need money for the other 110. From CNN: The US Air Force is telling Congress to put its money where its mouth is when it comes to upgrading the venerable A-10 Warthog …

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The Lexus Sriracha IS

Lexus created a custom version of the 2017 Lexus IS sports sedan for the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Lexus Sriracha IS. Sriracha is the delicious tasting hot sauce made by Huy Fong Foods. The trunk even comes stocked with 43 bottles of Sriracha. The trouble with owning a car like this is that you’re expected to put Sriracha …

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The USS Iowa arrives in Los Angeles

The USS Iowa (BB-61), the lead ship of the greatest battleship ever made, sailed for the last time yesterday to its final home in Los Angeles. It will become a floating museum. I can’t wait to check it out in person. Photo: Lori Shepler / Reuters

Fly the friendly skies with Hello Kitty

Taiwan’s Eva Airlines has decked out three special Airbus A330-300 with Hello Kitty paint jobs. The airline flies the aircraft between the cities of Taipei, Fukuoka, Narita, Sapporo, Incheon, Hong Kong and Guam. Guam of course isn’t a city, but it might as well be. Guam is really small.

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