Jon Stewart Is Leaving The Daily Show
Images

The History Of Motorcycle Hearses

Posted 6/15/2010 11:00 am by

The phenomenon of the motorcycle hearse isn’t a new one.  After all, we’ve mentioned them here at PopFi before, if only in passing.  However, the motorcycle hearse isn’t a new phenomenon, and it’s not a random invention made for bikers by bikers looking to take that one last ride.  The motorcycle hearse actually has a long and storied history, as this gallery of motorcycle hearses on Motorbike.org attests to!

As long as there’s been motorcycles, there’s been a motorcycle hearse, either with a modified sidecar, pulling a caisson, or some combination of the two.  The most interesting find in the gallery is a motorcycle hearse from World War II used to transport bodies back from the front.  I can think of nothing more appropriate for an elaborate biker funeral than a motorcycle hearse; it’s like a traditional horse-drawn hearse, just slightly more modern.

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Share this post, or Subscribe:

More Stuff Worth Checking Out »

Images

The Cleveland Browns Get A New Logo

Posted 2/24/2015 9:21 pm by

Some things never change, but some things have to change with the times.  With every passing year, something shifts slightly.  Nothing stays the same in the NFL, from the franchise quarterback to the team owner and the stadium.  Even the vaunted Cleveland Browns, the team started by Paul Brown himself. The Cleveland Browns have unveiled […]

Read »
Images

The First Glimpse Of Aquaman

Posted 2/20/2015 7:33 pm by

Say what you want to about Zack Snyder, he must really love comic books.  After all, he keeps making superhero movies, and he’s basically the mastermind of the upcoming DC Cinematic Universe from Warner Brothers.  From a Superman reboot to a full-fledged Justice League series, Snyder’s got his hands in a lot of pies, but […]

Read »
Images

Facebook Testing “Facebook At Work” App

Posted 1/15/2015 8:45 am by

Say what you want to about the relative merits of Facebook, but with 1.35 billion users, businesses, and whatnot either signed up or actively participating, it’s a huge pool of information that most places are locked out of due to corporate Internet and intranet policies.  However, given how much people need Facebook to work to […]

Read »
Images

Smuggler Caught With 94 iPhones Taped To His Body

Posted 1/13/2015 1:30 pm by

China is a smuggler’s dream.  It’s a land of exotic tastes and repressive government, which means that there are a lot of people willing to pay through the nose for what they want, and a lot of people willing to make a few extra dollars to get it to them.  Given that China is two […]

Read »
Images

Google Unveils The First Holiday Doodle

Posted 12/23/2014 10:30 am by

Every year, Google does something fun for the holidays.  It can be something big, like free post cards or launching an awesome Santa Tracker website and app with awesome games, or it’s something simple like a little fun logo.  In this case, since the big present is out from under the Google tree, it’s time […]

Read »
Images

Banksy’s Newest Artwork Defaced In A Day

Posted 10/21/2014 10:00 am by

Street art has gained a staggering amount of legitimacy in recent years.  For example, graffiti artist Banksy is one of the most popular and famous artists in the world right now, with artwork being sawed off of the side of buildings and sold to collectors for small fortunes.  Bansky, despite having kept his identity a […]

Read »
Images

Clowns Terrify California Town

Posted 10/14/2014 1:00 pm by

Even if you like clowns, you have to admit they can easily become unsettling.  Just a few little tweaks in the makeup, maybe drop the real smile for a painted-on smile, splatter a little blood, and what normally delights children becomes a monster straight out of Stephen King.  If those clowns are skulking about in […]

Read »
Images

Krispy Kreme’s Ghostbusters Doughnuts

Posted 9/24/2014 8:30 am by

It’s amazing to think that Ghostbusters has been around for 30 years as of this year.  Ghostbusters seems both fresh and timeless, depending on how you look at it.  It’s also an iconic comedy classic, full of classic characters and classic lines, equal parts 80’s wit and 1950’s-style charm.  Given the cottage industry of Ghostbusters […]

Read »
Images

Apple’s September 9 Event: iWatch and iPhone 6?

Posted 8/29/2014 11:00 am by

The invitation simply says, “Wish we could say more,” as if that’s enough of an apology.  It’s not, but when it comes to Apple and new products, the name of the game is cryptic.  Also probably white and shiny.  But mostly cryptic.  Apple sent out a teaser for an event on September 9 at the […]

Read »
Images

Apple Patent Unveils iWatch

Posted 7/22/2014 9:07 pm by

The wrist is the latest battleground for the technologically-forward end user.  You’ve got your tablet, your smartphone, your computer, and even your eyeglasses are connected to the Internet and are more capable than ever, but what about your wrist?  There are already some smartwatches available, but it won’t really matter until Apple’s got its entry […]

Read »
Images

Handsome Mugshot Goes Viral

Posted 6/20/2014 9:49 am by

It’s always strange to see a mugshot with someone really attractive staring back at you from the pages of Crime Time or the local police department website. Most people, during their mugshots, look irritable or downright crazy, the exact opposite of the sort of thing people like to look at.  Not so for Stockton, California […]

Read »
Images

Giant Naked Virgin Mary Causes Predictable Controversy

Posted 5/08/2014 10:45 am by

The Virgin Mary is one of the most iconic ideas in the world of art.  A mother’s love for her child, be it adult or divine infant, was one of the most inspiring images in the art world and it has inspired literally thousands of paintings, drawings, sculptures, statues, and stains on furniture.  However, one […]

Read »
Images

British Barber Criticizes Kim Jong Un’s Bad Hair Day

Posted 4/16/2014 2:53 pm by

You’d think that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un would have a pretty full plate.  After all, he’s in charge of an entire country of people and if you look at his list of titles, he’s doing everything under the sun at a very high level.  He’s in charge of all the military, the defense, […]

Read »
Images

Atlanta Braves Celebrate Home Opener By Burning The American Flag

Posted 4/09/2014 3:03 pm by

Historically, the Atlanta Braves have been a model franchise.  Aside from a lack of post-season success, the Braves have been a winning ball club, a good ambassador to the South for baseball, and have generally been a pretty classy organization, at least as far as sports teams with Native American mascots can be.  However, one […]

Read »