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Apr 26, 2012

The Largest Land Vehicle in the World

The Largest Land Vehicle in the World

Photograph via mejjad The $100 million Bagger 288 (Excavator 288), built by the German company Krupp (now ThyssenKrupp) for the energy and mining firm Rheinbraun, is a bucket-wheel excavator or mobile strip mining machine. When its construction was completed in 1978, Bagger 288 superseded NASA’s Crawler-Transporter, used to carry the Space Shuttle and Apollo…

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Apr 26, 2012

21 Amazing Transformations by a YouTube Makeup Queen

21 Amazing Transformations by a YouTube Makeup Queen

With over 600,000 subscribers and 100,000,000 video views, Promise Pham is a YouTube makeup sensation. Her first viral success was a makeup tutorial video for Neytiri (from the movie Avatar) back in 2010. Since then she has exploded in popularity, amassing over 100 million views on YouTube from only 74 videos. Her newfound fame…

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Apr 26, 2012

50 Glorious Moments on Seinfeld

50 Glorious Moments on Seinfeld

Nine seasons, 180 episodes and 10 Emmy awards. Seinfeld will undoubtedly go down as one of the greatest television sitcoms of all time. Although the final episode aired almost 15 years ago (May 14, 1998), the show has endured and is now in syndication. One of the great remaining pillars for fans is their…

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Apr 25, 2012

30 Amazing Sculptures Made out of Cardboard

30 Amazing Sculptures Made out of Cardboard

Chris Gilmour was born in Stockport, UK (1973), but now calls Udine, Italy home. Using only cardboard and glue, Chris creates incredible sculptures that do not use any supporting structures or wooden/metal frames. Everything you see is 100% cardbaord. His medium of choice is plentiful, cheap and lightweight. Guido Bartorelli summarizes Gilmour’s work as…

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Apr 25, 2012

Your House is on Fire. What Do You take?

Your House is on Fire. What Do You take?

The Burning House is a project by Foster Huntington. The concept is simple: If your house was burning, what would you take with you? It’s a conflict between what’s practical, valuable and sentimental. What you would take reflects your interests, background and priorities. Think of it as an interview condensed into one question. …

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Apr 24, 2012

Impossible Buildings by Victor Enrich

Impossible Buildings by Victor Enrich

“12 Ugly Ducks” by Victor Enrich – 154 x 203 cm ( 61” x 80” ) Barcelona-based artist and photographer Victor Enrich created these intriguing works of art through a combination of photography and 3D digital rendering. With over a decade of professional experience in the 3D architectural visualization field, Victor is able to…

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Apr 24, 2012

The Hut Above the Clouds on the Matterhorn

The Hut Above the Clouds on the Matterhorn

The Solvay Hut is the highest hut on the Matterhorn at 4,003 meters (13,133 ft). Situated on a ledge immediately above the Moseley Slab on the Hörnligrat, it’s a small emergency refuge that can accommodate about 10 people. It is strictly to be used in the event of an emergency but many climbers…

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