Featured in the James Bond film Skyfall, the Regina Sailing Yacht is the rare piece of film memorabilia you can actually use. It’s over 180 feet long and 30 feet wide, with room for up to 12 passengers spread across six staterooms that are finished with mahogany and marble. Continue reading
Shanghai Tower, China’s tallest building, world’s fastest elevator that travels at a record-breaking 42.8mph. In December, Shanghai’s Tower elevator was awarded the Guinness World Record for speeds of 42.8 mph (69 km/h). Continue reading
It would be wrong to say that only bad things came out of the Cold War because that would discount all of the amazing advancements that happened during that time. Some of those we see implemented into our everyday lives today, yet some, like this turbojet train, have been left out to gather rust. 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
It turns out that even masterpieces we know very well can have some secrets.
Almost every significant piece of art hides a mystery to solve…
112 Proverbs at a Time
’Netherlandish Proverbs’ by Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1559
Pieter Bruegel painted a village inhabited by people who represent Flemish proverbs of his day in age. All in all, this work of art includes approximately 112 identifiable idioms. Continue reading
He Liang rides his home-made suitcase vehicle along a street in Changsha, Hunan province, China May 28, 2014He spent nearly a decade modifying the suitcase into a motor-driven vehicle. The ‘suitcase-scooter’ has a top speed of up to 20km/h and the power capacity to travel up to 50-60km after one charge.