2017年1月2日

Art

Building a Palace of Dreams One Pebble at a Time

One morning, mailman Ferdinand Cheval stumbled across an interesting pebble on his delivery route. He picked it up, and from there, an obsession began. Using stones he collected on his routes, Cheval began working each night to create Le Palais Idéal, an 85-foot-long, 300-foot-high castle of grottos containing Chinese, Algerian and Northern European influences. Built by Cheval alone, entirely by hand, the palace took 33 years to complete. Now, it just might take your breath away. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

Cool

The Stealth B-52 Electric Bike – The Shape of Things to Come

The future is not what we believe. It is not what we see, nor is it what we expect to hear. The future world is a catastrophe. Civilisation continues to collapse into the dark mire of falsehood and anarchy. It’s thirst for the lifeblood of this planet has sucked her dry of all fossil energy resources. The old cities are a blind living death filled with hunger for the lives of the past, surrounded by those who feast on the misfortune of the dim-witted and the selfish. Ultimate survival depends on the initiative of an elite few, the brave, the alluring, the seductive, the best. They alone are armed with…

Science and Technology

Sleeping Beauty MSC Electric Submersible Transport

Inspired by the ‘Sleeping Beauty’ submersible canoe dating back to World War II, Ortega has utilised, resurrected and redefined a historically revolutionary vessel and profoundly advanced naval construction for the use of the modern marine world. Powered by eco-friendly, electric motors and constructed for both over and under water activity, fully equipped with a trimming tank, on-board breathing apparatus and HUD navigation system, each vessel can also have integrated 3D sonar, magnetometers, underwater A-GPS, FLIR, extra air supply (closed loop) or cargo extensions of up to 450 litres; all on board equipment supporting dive depths of up to 95 metres / 310 feet. If you like this video, like us…