Monthly Archives: January 2012

Western Europe panorama at night

Western Europe from ISS at night

A night time European panorama reveals city lights from Belgium and the Netherlands at bottom center, with solar panels and the Space Station Remote Manipulator System or Canadarm2, from the International Space Station appearing in the near foreground.  Image Credit: NASA

By | Jan 31, 2012|Categories: Space|Tags: , |

Multiple 360 degree experience

Multiple 360 degree experience video

These impressive details in the Multiple 360 Degree Experience video developed by Yellow Bird, shooting at 360 degrees really makes you feel like you really are there. Take your mouse, and move where you want during the video. Amazing!

By | Jan 31, 2012|Categories: Sports, Technology news|

Lenticular display over the Rocky Mountains

Lenticular clouds over Deer Mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park

The photo above showing a phenomenal display of lenticular clouds was observed near Estes Park, Colorado on the evening of January 5, 2012.   Photographer: Richard H. Hahn, Richard’s Web site

By | Jan 31, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena|

Mercedes-Benz 300SL sells for record $4.62 million

Mercedes-Benz 300SL 1955 Alloy Gullwing

A very rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing recently sold for record $4.62 million dollars at an auction by Gooding & Company.

By | Jan 31, 2012|Categories: Vehicles|Tags: |

The Inflativerse Planetarium

Inflativerse mobile Planetarium by University of Nottingham

The Inflativerse mobile Planetarium is developed at the University of Nottingham. Designed to inflate in minutes and the light projections of the night sky, constellations and more are exceptionally realistic.

By | Jan 31, 2012|Categories: Astronomy|

BMW Tandem moto

BMW Tandem by Simone Modella

Simone Modella has designed a four-wheeler off-roader named the BMW Tandem. A conceptual design two-seater motorcycle that take inspiration from autos, mixing some of the advantages of both.

By | Jan 31, 2012|Categories: Vehicles|

Multiple natures – Fibrous tower by Soma

Multiple natures - Fibrous tower by Soma architecture firm

‘Multiple natures – Fibrous tower’ was the proposal from Soma Austrian architecture firm for the open International Taiwan Tower complex competition, for the observation tower and Taichung city museum, in Taiwan.

By | Jan 31, 2012|Categories: Architecture|Tags: |

Planet Aurora Borealis

Aurora Borealis by Goran Strand

This remarkable little planet is covered with ice and snow and ringed by tall pine trees. Of course, is actually planet Earth, and the surrounding stars are above the horizon near Östersund, Sweden. The pale greenish illumination is from a curtain of shimmering Aurora Borealis also known as the Northern Lights.   Photographer: Göran Strand

By | Jan 30, 2012|Categories: Natural phenomena|Tags: , |

Gas Fireplace controled by iPhone

Gas Fireplace by Escea

The ST900 indoor balanced flue gas fireplace by manufacturer Escea, provide users the ability to control all aspects of the fireplace directly from their iPhone.

By | Jan 30, 2012|Categories: Product Design|

Kazakhstan’s glorious new Metro

Kazakhstans glorious new Metro

The Almaty Metro in Kazakhstan is just one month old and it took them 23 years to build it. It is 8.5 km long and people use it more as an attraction.

By | Jan 30, 2012|Categories: Architecture|Tags: , |