Watch A Russian Crane Operator Drop A Yacht

Sometimes yachts need to be taken out of the water to be moved from place to place. In order to make that happen, a crane is often needed. » 9/03/12 11:00am 9/03/12 11:00am

This is why you always look twice before crossing an intersection

This is why you always look twice before crossing an intersection. Just as a light turned green in Rotterdam, a gigantic mobile construction crane cam barreling through the intersection at high speed, collecting a little econobox in its path. Jeepers. » 12/08/11 2:30pm 12/08/11 2:30pm

Why does God hate the Washington National Cathedral?

First it was the earthquake that knocked a few pillars and stone carvings off the Washington National Cathedral. Then the Hurricane. Today, gale-force winds blew through and toppled this 500-foot crane brought in to repair the damage from the earthquake. Any toads in the forecast? » 9/07/11 3:00pm 9/07/11 3:00pm

This Is A Porsche 911 Being Dropped From A Crane

A word of advice: This is exactly what it says it is, and it's not for the faint of heart. It took place in Berlin, but we haven't determined when. We'll say it only once: This kind of sucks. » 3/03/10 10:00am 3/03/10 10:00am

LYNX Mobile Crane Concept Gives Driver A View

By incorporating a cab capable of moving from low and forward for driving to high up for controlling the boom, designer Jiri Kubec hopes to eliminate the compromise necessary in mobile crane design. We like this concept mostly due to our child-like fascination with driving cranes, but also because the idea promises to… » 5/09/08 3:00pm 5/09/08 3:00pm