Detroit, Michigan – We join Bumbleebee as he rushes to the aid of a small unit of paramilitary misfits led by Ted Nugent  in a doomed-to-fail Charge of the Light Brigade-style attack  against Shockwave and Barricade in front of the Joe Louis Arena .
Members of Canada’s elite Joint Task Force 2 are pushing south into the core of the city after their landing on the Saint Claire Shores two hours ago hoping to join with the U.S. Delta Force A Squadron who are pushing eastward on 8 Mile Road .
A few civilians have started to flee the city via the Ambassador Bridge now that Starscream has halted his sorties over the Detroit River to battle Optimus Prime.
Introducing Xiao-han [小涵] from the Betel Nut Spice Girls version 2 series [檳榔辣妹二彈].
I was shopping at the nearby Poya when I noticed a vending machine stocked with Tommy Bear Co.’s new Betel Nut Spice Girls version 2 series [檳榔辣妹二彈]. In this series each character is sitting or standing at identical betel nut stands while in the first series each character includes a completely different scene.
Asuka Langley Soryu is the pilot of Evangelion Unit 02. In the television series, the fiery character’s over-confidence and aggressiveness in battle ultimately causes her own downfall.
Piloted by Asuka Langley Soryu, Evangelion Unit 02 is the first Evangelion built specifically for combat.
From McFarlane’s Six Faces of Madness set, a historic look at some of history’s most notorious:
While in Michigan I spotted this gem at the Somerset Collection mall in Troy:
I had read that these existed but had never seen one in the flesh. It’s a little ridiculous considering that there is an Apple store a few yards away (never mind the fact that everyone who lives in Troy already has 2.5 iPods per family).
[Apple] [iPod Vending Machine] [Somerset Collection] [Troy] [Michigan]
Experiments in macro photography:
While near Taipei Main Station, I visited a stationary store and I was quite surprised to find a Betelnut Girl toy vending machine at the entrance. $120 NT gave you a toy and a chance to play paper, rock, scissors against the machine for a chance at another toy (there are 5 toys in the set). Much to my disappointment, I didn’t beat the machine a single time.