Often referred to simply as the Inter Autoscooter, the Inter 175A Berline is a microcar in the spirit of other pint-sized cars like the Messerschmidt KR-175. Small, economical vehicles were popular in post-WWII Europe due to their low cost to buy and run, and the fact they fit down the narrow streets and laneways Continue reading →
Although it’s just a running prototype — production models aren’t expected to roll off the line until 2018 — the Vanguard Roadster Motorcycle is worth getting excited about. Continue reading →
Container ships are some of the largest and heaviest vessels that plough on the seas. They measure up to 1,200 feet in length and can move 10,000 to 16,000, 20-foot steel containers in one trip. To push these vessels through the water require immense amount of energy, that are derived from massive diesel engines. Continue reading →
Owned by a single family since 1967 and stored in a dry Texas garage for over 40 years, this 1957 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster is ripe for restoration. It’s almost entirely original, including the matching-numbers 1,582 cc OHV four-cylinder engine and four-speed, fully synchronized manual transmission. Continue reading →
Special commendation. “Butterflies and caiman” by Mark Cowan.
Colourful butterflies gather on the head of this caiman to collect salt – an important mineral for their survival. This photo was taken while on a scientific expedition to the Amazon to study reptile and amphibian diversity. Continue reading →
Very interesting interview Nikola Tesla and John Smith in which he said: Everything is the Light. In one of its rays is the fate of nations, each nation has its own ray in that great light source, which we see as the Sun. And remember: no one man that existed did not die. Continue reading →
For several decades, Yves Rossy wanted to fly like a bird, with minimal equipment, but with the ability to direct himself in space.After the originals, skysurf (1993-1998), wingsuit and inflatable fins (1999-2003), had the idea to power the blades jet engines!. The German company Jet-Cat has supplied engines originally attached to inflatable fins. This method failed because of insufficient stiffness. Continue reading →