Though it may look other-worldly, Fly Geyser is all natural, and basically a small geothermal geyser located approximately 20 miles north of Gerlach, in Washoe County, Nevada. The geyser started spewing water in the 1960s when a geo-thermally heated pack of water found a weak spot in the wall and began escaping when accidentally hit by drillers. The dissolved minerals rose and accumulated creating the mound on which the geyser sits. Continue reading for more cool facts.
If you thought flying first class today was extravagant, these interesting pictures show what luxury in the skies really was like during the Golden Age of Flying. To put things in perspective, an economy class ticket on TWA in 1955 from Chicago to Phoenix cost $138 round-trip, and adjusted for inflation, that equates to $1,168 today. Since in-flight television, internet, etc. did not exist at the time, many planes were equipped with dining tables - others were handed postcards to write on. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The Land Rover Defender Icarus by South Africa-based Alu-Cab is arguably the ultimate camper vehicle, as it has the footprint of a normal off-road vehicle, but packs everything you need for an action-packed adventure. It includes everything from a roof tent that deploys in seconds to slide-out solar and a fold-away stove. There's Lumeno lights and a kitchen storage on the outside, complete with pots, pan, cups, along with plates that can all be accessed easily. 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 of a tiny Norwegian town built specifically for bodybuilders.
Based on the Ford E350 van platform, the Sportsmobile's Ultimate Adventure Vehicle, priced from $80,000, has everything you need for an off-road adventure. Sporting a pop-up style sleeper camper and a spacious interior, complete with a fully-equipped kitchen as well as a dining area, makes for a great living space. Four-wheel drive, improved axles, shocks, brakes, and a 46 gallon fuel tank ensure you're never stranded out in the wild. It can also be equipped with propane, water, and electric systems powered by solar panels or generators. Continue reading for two more videos and more information.
It looks like a typical camper truck on the outside, but step inside the Ford F-550 based EarthRoamer XV-LTS? You'll be surprised at just how luxurious it really is. It's essentially a compact, energy-efficient, solar-powered luxury apartment on wheels, powered by a twin-turbo diesel engine. Inside, you'll find a kitchenette set, complete with flameless diesel stove, a loft bed, lots of cabinets, a cassette toilet and lots more. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
Let's face it, yachts are normally built for sailing tropical waters, that is unless...you're talking about the SeaXplorer Expedition Yacht, which is equipped to take you to the most remote polar regions on Earth. Its patented hull design, with heavy ice reinforcement, makes it possible to easily break through ice without damaging the ship, while the passenger areas offer an uncompromisingly luxurious voyage for the duration. Not only is the vessel fully autonomous, but it can stay at sea for up to 40 days at a time, and available in 65, 90, and 100-foot models. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Luxurious and unique, the Eagles View Suite at Finland's Iso Syote Hotel is a spectacular two-floor accommodation built around a growing tree atop a hill. It comes with a glass roof and walls that provide views of the midnight sun during summer and winter's Northern Lights. That's not all, there's a Jacuzzi on the second floor and a toasty fireplace in the living room. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone experiencing 9Gs in a centrifuge.
Takabisha, which means "high-handed" in English, is a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter steel roller coaster located at the Fuji-Q Highland theme park in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. It's famous for having a drop angle of 121°, making it the steepest coaster in the world. The 3,300-foot ride begins with a sudden drop into pitch black darkness before entering a slow heartline roll. In just two seconds, the car is launched by linear motors down a 207-foot long tunnel to a speed of 62mph. It then exits out of the station building and directly into a large inverted top hat. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
On the outside, Action Mobil's Global XRS 7200 looks like an armored truck of sorts, but step inside this 18-ton beast? You'll find satellite television / internet, a washer / dryer combo, bathroom w/toilet, kitchenette, dining area, and even a motorbike lift out back. Unfortunately, this luxury apartment on wheels does not come cheap, and will set you back a minimum of $890,000. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including a glass pouring illusion that will boggle your mind.
Billionaires can choose to live wherever their heart desires, but many splurge on a superyacht, that is unless...they decide to buy a portable island. Migaloo's portable island could be moved anywhere in the world, and it comes complete with an 262-foot high penthouse suite, waterfalls and even a helipad. Should one want to keep their superyacht in tow, it comes with an attached mini-harbour. You'll also find a spa, gym, beauty salons, bar and a pool on-board. Continue reading for more pictures and information.