Bagger 288, built by the German company Krupp for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator or mobile strip mining machine.
Each 410 Superamerica had custom bodywork and was priced extremely high, more than double the price of the Mercedes-Benz 300SL “Gullwing.” About 30 examples were built before the series ended in 1959.
The Dark Side by: Martin Miller In its broadest sense, culture is the sum total of our beliefs, our fears, our behavior patterns, our institutions, our common values, as well as our art, music, and literature. But the arts often neglect or omit reference to the Cold War. In fact, most of us who lived […]
Intended for humanitarian organizations like the United Nations, A.N.T. is an incredible machine, morphing between two highly specialized transportation modes (one for carrying supplies, the other for returning swiftly to headquarters), as well as functioning as temporary housing.
Kinetic sculptures are an art form practiced by few. Whether stationary or mobile, these impressive pieces can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes. Relying heavily upon mathematical calculations and carefully engineered parts to ensure fluid locomotion, kinetic sculptures are an amazing and modern adaptation of art that everyone can appreciate. Squirrel Power […]
While this is one of the coolest contraptions we’ve ever come across featured in a black and white photo, we aren’t entirely sure of its authenticity. Please, anyone with info on this armored two-wheeler or the military project responsible for its development, drop us a line in the comments. We’re as curious as you.
Abandoned machinery in Brodie, California.
Shot at Ferropolis in Gräfenhainichen, Germany. The pictured wheel is a staggering 8.4 meters high.
A simple homopolar motor made with a magnetic, electrically conducting screw, battery, wire, and neodymium disk magnet. The magnet is attached to the screw head and the two then hang from the bottom of the battery, held up by magnetic attraction. The wire is connected to the battery top, and the other end is then […]
Don’t try any of this at home. Their Hyundai is better than yours.