This is modern rotary excavator, which is used in mining quarries. These machines have enabled people to extract minerals and thereby change the shape of the Earth’s surface radically new way. Continue reading Gigantic rotary excavator
Kowloon Walled City is the most weird city district in the Earth history. Resided in Hong Kong for almost two centuries it was the most populated spot on our planet. Also being almost independent from Hong Kong government and police it was one of the most criminal and dirty. Continue reading Kowloon Walled City
The title of this post isn’t meant to be a morbid joke – it’s the motto of the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement. These guys are campaigning to stop breeding, so that mankind will finally vanish from the face of the Earth. It’s a bit funny, but it doesn’t make any sense.
Japanese design company Tokyoflash is selling a lot of unusual and unique LED watches online. Most of them are pretty geeky. For example, the Twelve 5-9 L wristwatch shown above tells time using three groups of LED lights: the first group is for hours, the second is for the first digit of minutes, and one for the second minutes digit. It’s 2:55 in the picture above – fairly easy to read, and of course a nice conversation starter.
A 172cm (6 foot) polar shark has been caught in the Neva river right in the center of the northern Russian city of Saint Petersburg. More photos could be found here. It’s extremely unusual for sharks to live in such shallow water. What should Europeans expect next? Swordfish in their water closets?