Monthly Archives: August 2011

Planetsolar catamaran in Hong Kong

Planetsolar

Turanor Planetsolar the solar-powered vessel, enters Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong. Since departing from Monaco on September 27, 2010, the ship has been circling the globe, from Miami to the Panama Canal, to the Philippines and now Hong Kong.

By |August 16, 2011|Categories: Boats, Green Energy

Black Hole breakout

Black Hole

Black holes are objects in space that are so massive and compact they were described by Einstein as “bending” space. Conventional thinking asserts that black holes swallow everything that gets too close and that nothing can escape, but the study by Professor Samuel Braunstein and Dr Manas Patra suggests that information could escape from black holes after all.

By |August 16, 2011|Categories: Astronomy

BMW ConnectedDrive- 10 steps How to Steal Jewellery

BMW ConnectedDrive

This clip about the BMW Vision ConnectedDrive explains several ConnectedDrive features which ‘might’ be useful if you happen to be in the jewellery theft business…

By |August 16, 2011|Categories: Vehicles

Hublot Antikythera Watch (video)

Antikythera Watch

An interesting new timepiece under development at Hublot, the Hublot “Antikythera”, based upon an ancient Greek device of the same name.

By |August 16, 2011|Categories: Astronomy, Product Design

Artist’s Center and Performing Arts Theater in Philippines

Artist s Center and Performing Arts Theater in Philippines

The Artist’s Center and Performing Arts Theater Complex by Buensalido Architects, shall be the major cultural, ecological and tourism landmark of the Philippines. It shall be a home for the Filipino artist and an urban oasis for the Filipino people.”

By |August 16, 2011|Categories: Architecture

Pregnant Sea Monster 78 million years old

Pregnant Sea Monster

A pregnant sea monster that died about 78 million years ago may have solved a mystery that scientists have pondered for almost 200 years. The fossilised remains of a plesiosaur were unearthed in Kentucky carrying a large foetus.

By |August 16, 2011|Categories: Animals

Nuon Solar Team 2011

Nuon Solar

The 2011 Nuon Solar Team unveiled the Nuna6 at the Amsterdam Westergasfactory. This brand new solar vehicle will be used by the team to compete against 30 teams from across the globe at the World Solar Challenge in Australia.

By |August 16, 2011|Categories: Green Energy, Vehicles

Greece and Turkey from space

Greece and Turkey

Greece and Turkey as seen from orbit, from @Astro_Ron. From the Black Sea, to Aegean sea, to Crete, to the Nile, to Lybia.

A wonderful view of our @FragileOasis
onorbit

By |August 15, 2011|Categories: Space

Conch Seashell superyacht

Seashell yacht

The Conch 90m superyacht takes inspiration from the swirling twists and fluid shapes of a variety of these ocean objects. British Designer Alex McDiarmid is the magical mind behind this seashell-inspired yacht concept.

By |August 15, 2011|Categories: Boats

London Aquatics Centre’s interior photographs

London Aquatics Centre

Photographs of Zaha Hadid‘s recently completed Aquatics Centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games, taken by UK photographers Hufton + Crow.

By |August 15, 2011|Categories: Architecture, Sports
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