Here are all of the world's biggest ships at sea

If you take the Empire State building, flipped it over to the side, and then put it in the ocean, it would be smaller than some of the world’s largest ships. That’s how big these behemoths of the sea are, more gigantic than skyscrapers. Oil tankers, container ships, pipe-laying vessels, yachts, sailing boats, cruise… »11/12/15 3:21pm11/12/15 3:21pm


Seeing this curb roller machine shape messy cement into a smooth curb is so satisfying

Ah. When life gives you a mess, just use this curb roller to smooth things out. It packs and flattens and smoothes any thing it meets. Just look at how kludges of cement transform into a perfectly shaped curb after the roller gets its roll on. It’s like the world’s strongest rolling pin but for cement and not baking. »10/21/15 9:30pm10/21/15 9:30pm

How the US Marines would invade a beach today

This intense footage shows an amphibious landing exercise performed by the US Marines and South Korea’s Marines at Dogue Beach in Pohang, South Korea. You see the ships swarming from the sea. You see hovercrafts landing on the beach. You see explosions. You’re basically seeing how the US Marines would invade a beach… »10/14/15 9:10pm10/14/15 9:10pm

Infographic: The evolution of the Batmobile

What’s your favorite Batmobile? They all have their own charm, don’t they? The Tumbler was brute force bicep flexing whilst kissing bad ass. The 60’s Batmobile was fanciful and fun and totally goofy but cool in all the right ways. But my favorite is probably the Batmobile from the Tim Burton movies. It’s slick and… »10/08/15 7:25pm10/08/15 7:25pm

Making a homemade carbon fiber hydrofoil and kiteboard is really impressive

I know next to nothing about kiteboarding and have a negative amount of knowledge when it comes to making your own carbon fiber hydrofoil and board but after watching Mat put together his gear, I felt like I’ve learned everything. There is so much cutting and sanding and drilling and layering the carbon fiber and… »8/20/15 11:12am8/20/15 11:12am

NASA Built A Giant Fake Moon You Can Drive On

About 50 years ago, the U.S. government used 30,000 pounds of explosives to turn a chunk of Arizona into a simulated moonscape for astronauts to practice picking up rocks on. Today, you can take your own truck out there and carve it up like a ski slope because it’s an off-road park ON THE MOON. Here’s how to do it. »7/09/15 12:29pm7/09/15 12:29pm

Neat visualization shows which country has the most nukes over history

This visualization by drwtsn breaks down the nuclear arms race starting from the 1940s until now. The countries shown are the countries who have historically had the most nuclear weapons: the US, Russia, the UK, France and China (a few other countries have nukes too but are not represented). »7/05/15 9:30am7/05/15 9:30am

This cool flying Millennium Falcon needs a full scale version ASAP

There's no reason why a full size version of this RC quadcopter Millennium Falcon wouldn't work. We just need a good titanium frame, a carbon fiber hull, the twin turboshaft engines from four Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawks, a light cockpit from a Sikorsky Schweizer, and we are in business. Punch it! »2/05/15 1:51pm2/05/15 1:51pm

Being inside a Porsche engine factory is like being inside a Transformer

This video is fascinating because it let's us pretend to be a fly on the wall of a Porsche 911 engine assembly line. There's no annoying soundtrack, no voiceover explaining what's happening, we're just seeing humans and machines teaming up to create beautiful, powerful engines that purr the best cars. »12/24/14 4:19pm12/24/14 4:19pm

How SpaceX Dragon V2 dramatically changes space travel in one image

The amazing new SpaceX Dragon V2 spaceship will be able to soft-land anywhere on Earth using rockets and retractile legs with the same accuracy as any aircraft. You can click here know all about it or just look at this image. When Elon Musk says "it lands like a 21st century spaceship should land" he's right. »5/30/14 12:14pm5/30/14 12:14pm

Photographer captures awesome halo projected behind his fighter jet

Professional photographer Blair Bunting takes some really awesome photos. He's also an aviation freak. So much that he has flown in a F-16 twiceand he's the honorary commander of the USAF 425th FS (Singaporean Air Force). He captured the incredible shot above in his latest flight with the Thunderbirds. Here are some… »4/09/14 4:10pm4/09/14 4:10pm

This Drone Survival Guide will be a must-have for everyone very soon

This brilliant Drone Survival Guide contains "the silhouettes of the most common drone species used today and in the near future," each drawn to scale and marked as surveillance or killing machines. You can print it yourself (PDF) or order a folded offset print on Chromolux ALU-E mirrored paper. »12/19/13 11:25am12/19/13 11:25am