New classes for the Concorso di Motociclette Villa d'Este motorcycle beauty pageant are often conjured up from areas where most concours organizers fear to tread. This year the eccentric category choices all offered an opportunity to celebrate different aspects of transportation heritage.
Camel beauty pageant in north China's Inner Mongolia! Camels are judged by bodies, muscles and hooves. A "camel king" and a "camel queen" have been selected. The contest is aimed at protecting traditional camel culture and promoting tourism in Ewenki Autonomous Banner where camels are used as a means of transport in daily life for thousands of years. Xinhua News Agency correspondents reporting from HULUN BUIR, China. (XHTV)
Star Trek's Jeri Ryan reaaaaally wants a transporter - CNET As part of our coverage of Star Treks 50th anniversary I talked with a dozen cast members from across the franchise about everything from Star Treks inclusive message to how it feels to be a sex symbol to nerds. Jeri Ryan didnt want the role at first. The then up-and-comer was trying to kickstart her career after earning a theater degree and winning the Miss Illinois beauty pageant (she later competed in…
Morecambe & Heysham - Beauty Surrounds, Health Abounds, by Studio Seven. Modern bright vignettes are used to decorate a sun parasol, and show all the activities which can be enjoyed on a holiday in Morecambe and Heysham. Water-skiing, donkey rides, swimming, dancing, beauty pageants and stage entertainments meant there was something for everyone. Original Vintage Railway Poster available on originalrailwayposters.co.uk