The SonicStar supersonic business jet concept was unveiled at the 2011 Paris Air Show. The jet will be able to travel 6,000 miles at Mach 3.5, which is fast enough to make a complete circuit of the globe in under five hours.
The photo above showing eerie-looking mammatus clouds over Edinburgh, Scotland was captured in May of 2010. In spite of the gloominess of the scene, no severe weather was observed. Photographer: Alfred Herbel
A new yacht designed by Pierrejean Design Studios is taking green technology to the high seas. The LOU+LOU uses solar panels and a hybrid technology called “electrical motorization pools” to cruise completely silently up to 8 knots with a top speed of 25 knots.
Oksana Mas is a Ukrainian artist who uses wooden eggs painted by hand to assemble incredible mosaics. Her works are composed of several thousands eggs, all hand painted. She participates in Venice Biennale. (more…)
A University of Florida review of research finds the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol found in red wine, grapes and other fruits may not prevent old age, but it might make it more tolerable. (more…)