Tag: first

Feb 22, 2014

The World’s First Human Loop the Loop

The World’s First Human Loop the Loop

Stuntman and free runner Damien Walters does the first ever human loop the loop. I love how this video shows the progression leading to the defining moment. Athleticism and natural ability are factors, but so are hard work and perseverance!

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Feb 6, 2014

Mother Captures Daughter Experiencing Rain for the First Time

Mother Captures Daughter Experiencing Rain for the First Time

Life is all about moments like these. This is Kayden and she is experiencing rain for the very first time 🙂

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Feb 3, 2014

Father Captures the First Time His Son is Moved by Music

Father Captures the First Time His Son is Moved by Music

Jackson is only four years old but he’s already had a musical experience that has touched his soul. The song that did it? Say Something by A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera. In the video description the dad says the song came on so he changed it but his son said to put…

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Jan 30, 2014

This is the World’s First Suspended Bicycle Roundabout

This is the World’s First Suspended Bicycle Roundabout

Hovenring is the world’s first suspended bicycle path roundabout. Located in the Netherlands (where else?), Hovenring can be found between the localities of Eindhoven, Veldhoven and Meerhoven which accounts for its name, Dutch for “Ring of the Hovens“. Designed by Ipv Delft, Hovenring comprises of a 70-metre (230 ft) tall central pylon, 24 steel…

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Oct 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: The First Untethered Free Flight in Space

Picture of the Day: The First Untethered Free Flight in Space

THE FIRST UNTETHERED FREE FLIGHT IN SPACE Photograph by NASA In this mind-blowing photograph, taken 12 February 1984, Mission Specialist Bruce McCandless II, is seen further away from the confines and safety of his ship than any previous astronaut had ever been. This ‘space first’ was made possible by the Manned Maneuvering…

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Apr 13, 2013

Picture of the Day: First Flight

Picture of the Day: First Flight

FIRST FLIGHT Photograph by naturen-ar-fantastisk.blogspot.com In this momentous occasion, we see two baby common goldeneye ducks leaving the nest and taking to the air for their first ever flight. The expressions on their face are priceless! What an amazing event to witness 🙂 The Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) is a medium-sized sea…

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Feb 20, 2013

World’s First Real-Time 3D Printing Pen

World’s First Real-Time 3D Printing Pen

3Doodler is a $75 3D Printing Pen, hailed as the world’s first by co-founders Peter Dilworth and Max Bogue. The two launched a Kickstarter fundraising campaign yesterday (Feb. 19, 2013) and in less than 24-hours the campaign has gone viral with 5,800 backers pledging over $518,000; well ahead of their initial $30,000 goal. Oh…

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Oct 7, 2012

Rescued Ducks Swim For Their First Time Ever

Rescued Ducks Swim For Their First Time Ever

Photograph by The Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary A hoarder in the United States was recently reported for having over 160 ducks, geese, turkeys and chickens living on her property in appalling conditions. While the hoarder’s initial intentions were good, her neglect and mental health issues created an unsuitable and unsanitary environment for these animals.…

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Oct 29, 2009

Gears of Bore: The World’s First Belt-Driven Watch

Gears of Bore: The World’s First Belt-Driven Watch

Love it or hate it, Tag Heuer’s Monaco V4, listed at $100,000 Swiss Francs ($97.5K usd), bucks all conventional wisdom; replacing the traditional time-honoured gears approach first pioneered in the 18th century for belt-driven technology most common in car engines. The Sifter explores this disruptive watch design: HISTORY – The original Tag Heuer Monaco featured…

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