Speaking Of Nails In Your Coffin…


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Speaking of nails in your coffin, I got a nail in my left rear tire and had to get it repaired this morning.
The good news is the America’s Tire store repairs them for free, so here I am in these two photos, parked out in front of the store on the north side of the Puente Hills Mall while I’m getting it fixed. My vehicle is the (mostly) white 1996 Ford Explorer.
Each image “plays” for one minute so you have time to rotate them and look around. There is no audio in this one.

Rules and Restrictions


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I apologize if I accidentally took a picture of a hot chick in a thong bikini in this presentation, but since they are *everywhere* this summer, that’s difficult to avoid. :/ Although breaking my cubic illusion rules can cause terrible headaches or result in boring, flat images, breaking the rules at the U.S Open Of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California can be much more serious, not only in the water, but on the beach and on the trails. You bicycle riders might be as surprised as I was was to find out that you don’t have the right-of-way on the trails. As far as my cubic illusion rules are concerned, after a few months of nail-biting and head-scratching, I finally cracked the 360 degree 3D depth nut and drove the nails into its coffin, and the magical amount of net deviation can be observed in these four shots: 1/4 of the normal amount of 3.3% (1/30), which is precisely .825%. This four-shot slideshow plays for three minutes, so you have plenty of time to rotate it and look around. There is no audio in this one.

Not Everyone Watches The Surfing Competition


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Opening day of the U.S. Open Of Surfing in Huntington Beach, California was busier than ever on the pier, the beach, and in the water, but not everyone was there for the surfing competition.