Measuring just 16-feet in length and weighing 2,500 pounds, the Airstream Nest may look like a small trailer, but it's actually a tiny home on wheels. It features a polished aluminum and molded fiberglass shell, while on the inside, there's a queen-sized bed that doubles as a couch, and a small kitchenette. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Many drone users casually fly, while others do it for a living, capturing these award-winning shots in the process. Calin Stan captured "The Infinite Road to Transylvania" in Romania, and managed to become a finalist in the nature category of the annual Dronestagram competition. The region of Transylvania is known for the scenery of its Carpathian landscape and its rich history. It also contains major cities such as Cluj-Napoca, Brasov, Sibiu and Targu Mures. In the English-speaking world it has been commonly associated with vampires, due to the influence of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula and its many film adaptations. Continue reading to see more award-winning shots. Click here for a few bonus images.
A retired federal agent claimed to have discovered a photograph of Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan in the National Archives that could prove they successfully crash-landed in the Marshall Islands before being allegedly captured by the Japanese military. The photo alleges to show the duo in front of a barge towing an airplane, and the image is even stamped with the official markings of the Office of Naval Intelligence. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Summer is here (for some of us), and that means plenty of travelers are heading to hotels around the world. Most places try their best to keep guests happy, while others really just don't care. For example, this reception desk has probably heard their fair share of complaints over the years, and decided to use a paper shredder as a "customer suggestion box". Continue reading for more interesting things you probably shouldn't see at hotels. Click here for a few bonus images.
There are normal houseboats, and then "Hydrohouse", a solar-powered floating home with a space for your electric plane. Sleek and stylish, the space boasts a living room, kitchenette, master bedroom, two guest bedrooms, bathroom and shower. It spans 15 meters and the total area measures in at 76 m2. Power comes from two electric engines, and the home can easily be transported using a truck. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Those who missed flying on the the Concorde can take heart because a new era of supersonic flight is just a few years away, as NASA says that its Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST) project has passed its preliminary design review (PDR). This paves the way for design and construction of the Low Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) X-plane. The most significant issue Lockheed Martin has to solve is finding a way to reduce or eliminate the window-cracking. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Carlex Design partnered with Autokontener to build a futuristic-looking luxury trailer. Inside, guests will find multiple levels, ambient lighting, brushed metal accents, plenty of storage compartments, bar and a massive OLED 4K TV. Unfortunately, you won't find a holodeck or a captain's chair inside. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Why stay in a 5-star hotel, when you could get a front row seats of the Northern Lights at the Bubble Lodge, located about 1-hour outside of Iceland's capital, Reykjavik. These heated and transparent living spaces are decked out with only the necessities, which include: a bed, towels, small storage space, and a light. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Officially titled "The Five Year Photo Project", it involves the same five friends from Santa Barbara, California going on vacation every five years since 1982, and photographing themselves in the same location (Copco Lake in Northern California) and in the same pose. Their photo project starts with them at the age of just 19 years old. Continue reading to see some of the highlights.
ATM skimmers are one thing, but sometimes, the entire machine just looks different - perhaps it has an unfamiliar layout or appears off-colored than the same bank's own ATMs next to it. While skilled criminals are adept at placing card or cash capture devices and PIN compromise devices in or around ATMs, some go the extra mile to install false fronts that blend right in with its surroundings. Continue reading to see a few more ATM scams to watch out for before withdrawing any cash.