Monthly Archives: June 2011

Summer Solstice at Stonehenge


During summer solstice, revellers surround the ancient Stonehenge monument on Salisbury plain.

By | Jun 24, 2011|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: |

SonicStar supersonic business jet


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.

By | Jun 24, 2011|Categories: Aviation|Tags: , |

Cassini captures Ice Queen Helene

Moon Helene

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft successfully completed its second-closest encounter with Saturn’s icy moon Helene on June 18, 2011, beaming down raw images of the small moon.

By | Jun 24, 2011|Categories: Astronomy, Space|Tags: , , |

Habitat Microhome concept

Habitat concept

Habitat concept, by American product designer Jon Salerno, tries to transform the motor home concept into a functional and sustainable model to suit urban living in the new millennium.

By | Jun 24, 2011|Categories: Vehicles|Tags: |

Mammatus Clouds above Edinburgh

Mammatus Clouds

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

By | Jun 24, 2011|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

LOU-LOU Yacht concept

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.

By | Jun 24, 2011|Categories: Boats|Tags: , |

ESA eXperimental vehicle for 2013

ESA eXperimental vehicle

ESA and Thales Alenia Space Italia announced an agreement today at the Paris Air & Space Show to begin building the IXV Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle for its mission into space in 2013.

By | Jun 24, 2011|Categories: Space|Tags: |

Creative Billboard Ads

Billboard Ads

Billboard advertisements are designed to catch a person’s attention and create a memorable impression very quickly, leaving the reader thinking about the advertisement after they have driven past it.

By | Jun 23, 2011|Categories: Entertainment news, Product Design|

Egg Mosaics at Venice Biennale

Egg Mosaics

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.

By | Jun 23, 2011|Categories: Modern Art|

Red Wine is good for you

Red Wine

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.

By | Jun 23, 2011|Categories: Physics|