Your eyes aren't playing tricks, nor is this a computer-generated scene from Inception, just the Yangzhou Zhongshuge library in China. Architecture firm XL-Muse recently unveiled this futuristic 1,000-square-meter design, and in addition to the black mirrored floor, you'll also find sweeping bookshelves, arched walls, and seating areas. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
New iPhone 7 photos have emerged from a source in China, and it reportedly shows a larger CMOS lens hole on the standard 4.7-inch model. The next-generation "Plus" model will reportedly have dual cameras, and possibly larger lenses as well. You can also expect a faster A10 CPU and a larger battery in both models. Continue reading for a picture of the new headphone jack-less chassis.
The "Transit Elevated Bus" has been revealed at the Beijing High-Tech Expo, and it's designed to drive directly over cars on the street. This vehicle runs on a set of fixed rails embedded on the road, making it a cross between a tram and bus. "With a carrying capacity of 1,200 people at a time, the TEB has the same functions as the subway while its cost of construction is less than one fifth that of the subway,' said Bai Zhiming, engineer in charge of the TEB project. Continue reading for another video and more information.
We're very close to the grand opening of Shanghai Disneyland, and those fortunate enough to attend cast previews, like Matthew Finnemore, have been uploading footage for all to see. Unlike its predecessors, this version combines animatronics with the latest computer-animated hologram technology. You'll see Jack Sparrow, sharks, sunken ships, and lots more. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of exploding sodium bullets being shot at a watermelon.
Shanghai Disneyland is finally set to open on June 16th, after numerous delays and a $5.5-billion investment, but this past weekend, 30,000 guests were invited to a preview event. In addition a massive Enchanted Storybook Castle, guests will also get to experience a TRON-themed roller coaster, complete with Lightcycles. There may not be any loops, but the multi-colored LED effects, and its sheer speed, will be more than enough to get your heart pumping. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing aluminum foil being folded and crushed a near unlimited amount of times with a hydraulic press.
An elderly woman from China was spotted by closed circuit cameras making incense offerings and praying before a giant League of Legends statue of the game's Garen character. These images first appeared on Weibo and were snapped outside of a local internet cafe. Some are saying that she could have mistaken Garen for Guan Yu, a famous general. Continue reading for more pictures of the statue.
Yutu is an unmanned lunar rover that formed part of the Chinese Chang'e 3 mission to the Moon, launched at 17:30 UTC on December 1, 2013, and reaching the lunar surface on December 14, 2013. It's the first soft landing on the Moon since 1976 and the first rover to operate there since the Soviet Lunokhod 2 ceased operations back in 1973. This week, the China National Space Administration, has released true color images of its surface from their recent landing. Continue reading to see more.
Blizzard and Legendary Pictures has just installed massive "Warcraft" exhibit at Joycity mall in Chengdu, China. Vistors can get up-close with props, costumes and life-sized replicas of the characters from the upcoming film The free tour also offers an interactive virtual reality ride where visitors can experience what it's like to fly while riding a legendary Gryphon as it soars over the skies of Azeroth. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here for bonus images of China's unauthorized WoW / StarCraft theme park.
You never know when the next big earthquake could happen, so it's always better to be safe than sorry. This new "anti-earthquake bed" is definitely fit for the job. Simply put, the sensor-equipped mattress automatically lowers itself into a protective chamber and then sealed with a lid, when an earthquake is detected. In case you're in need of nourishment, there's ample space on the bottom for supplies, including water, food, medical kits and even tools. Continue reading to see one version of the actual bed.
What does a wrecked $4-million hypercar look like? The images you see above show the aftermath after a 26-year-old man from the Chinese city of Chongqing decided to take his Koenigsegg Agera R out for a spin while under the influence of alcohol. From CCTV footage, the accident occurred around midnight on Honghuang Road, in Yubei District of Chongqing, after Mr. Liu lost control and smashed into a sidewalk barrier, hitting its bumper and rear wheels. The driver stayed in the car for 2-hours until crews arrived to tow the vehicle away. Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for two more videos of the Agera R in its functional state.