Massimiliano Caruso

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The American Concordes that never flew

It was one of the most ambitious aircraft design projects in history, so what happened to the US plans to master supersonic passenger flight?<p>In November 1962, the British and French governments announced a deal that caused great distress in the boardrooms of American planemakers.<p>The two countries …

Aviation

Meet Toby LittleDude, the Adorable Pup That Out-Hipsters Most Humans

The term "hipster" can be applied to more than just humans in skinny jeans. Animals can also embody the subculture, and few do it better than the adorable pup known as Toby LittleDude. This aww-worthy Maltese, who goes by the name Tobes, dons the iconic fashions of a hipster, sporting …

Captivating Winners of the 2016 World Press Photo Contest

The winners of the 59th annual World Press Photo Contest were recently announced, and this year's collection of stunning entries showcases an amazing variety of humanity across the globe. Each year, the World Press Photo Foundation collects the most powerful images that summarize some of the global …

Stunning Cloud Formation Appears Above Portugal, People Call It “The Hand Of God”

On Monday, the Portuguese were stunned by a terrifying cloud over the island of Madeira. The bright orange formation looked as if it was a burning …

Three Minnesota Brothers Created the Most Epic Snow Sculpture

It's a wonder to behold — and all for a good cause.<p>Every winter since 2012, three brothers from New Brighton, Minnesota, take to their snow-laden front yard and transform it into a massive thing of beauty. Collecting their material from all over the neighborhood, Austin, 21, Trevor, 20, and Connor, …

Sculpture

Drone photographer captures winter in Lithuania

<b>Karolis Janulis has been using a drone to take pictures of his homeland, Lithuania, from the air.</b><p>Janulis' photographs show the countryside covered in snow as winter takes hold.<p>"On the first day the snow fell, I went flying and taking pictures, not to miss the chance of capturing the moments while …

Timeless Wood Cabin has Been Continually Remodeled and Expanded Since 1959

The <i>Longbranch</i> <i>Cabin</i> has seen quite a transformation since its original construction in 1959. Located amongst the towering fir trees on the Puget Sound, creator Jim Olson (of Olson Kundig architects) has remodeled and expanded the bunk multiple times over the decades–in 1981, 1997, 2003, and 2014. In …

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Interview: Stunning Shots Simultaneously Capture the World Above and Below a Glacier

Photographer Steve Mandel recently ventured to Antarctica where he captured breathtaking images of glaciers. His frosty shots are a unique twist on landscape photography—instead of presenting one view of the icebergs, the California-based creative shot a split view in a single frame. Half of the …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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New Year’s Eve Around the World: Pictures

Scotland

Rescue Robots' Long Road Ahead

One day robots could come to your rescue. First, they have to learn to walk.<p>In 2012, DARPA announced the most ambitious robotics competition in history. To kick-start the development of robotic first responders—machines capable of deploying to natural or man-made disasters—the Pentagon’s research …

Stunning Tokyo Cityscapes Resemble Computer-Generated Works of Art

Atop Tokyo's Roppongi Hills tower, visitors are greeted with views so breathtaking, they look as though they're computer generated. The towering sky deck, located 820 feet above sea level, may account for these impressively picturesque cityscapes. Thanks to the tower's spectacular height, …

Christmas Trees Around the World: Pictures

Baltic States

The Top 10 Custom Motorcycles of 2015

It’s been a huge year for custom motorcycles, but also one of significant change. The scrambler aesthetic is now neck-and-neck with the ‘café racer’ style. Pipewrap is out and performance is back, with custom sportbikes edging into the scene.<p>The manufacturers are reading the tea leaves too. Yamaha …

17 Stunning Drone Photos from Around the World in 2015

Drone photography captures amazing images that would’ve previously gone unseen with a conventional camera. One of these hi-tech devices, flying over cities and secluded landscapes, offers a different perspective on places both familiar and foreign. They have the incredible ability to make the world …

Interactive Seesaw Installation Turns Montreal into a Musical Playground

Design studios Lateral Office and CS Design collaborated with EGP Group's engineers to produce 30 interactive seesaws that emit radiant light and sweet sounds. The entire installation, called <i>Impulse</i>, is located in Montreal's Place des Festivals, where visitors can now embrace these playground toys …

Pouring Hot Tea At -40C Near The Arctic Circle During Sunset

Science tells us that hot water turns into a cloud of ice crystals when tossed at subzero temperatures, but Ontario based photographer Michael Davies …

Bonsai Skulls Bring The Dead To Life

Grave Yard Bonsai Mountain Skulls are a unique take on “Memento mori” art. “Remember that you can die” in latin, this art aims to remind us of our …

Archaeology

Luxury Backpacks to suit any occasion - Ape to Gentleman

The transformation of the humble backpack into a stylish item is a blessing to those of you wishing to combine function and practicality with luxury …

Vocier C38 Luggage - Ape to Gentleman

Travelling has become an integral part of the modern gentleman’s lifestyle. Whether it be for business or pleasure you want to feel assured that you …

Baby Born Despite Complications Is Celebrated in "Star Wars" Photoshoot

How do you celebrate the birth of a baby who rises above the forces of darkness? With a <i>Star Wars</i>-themed photoshoot, of course! Eleven years ago, photographer Trish McCoy's sister Amber Bartlett was devastatingly told that she wouldn't be able to have more children. Since she suffers from an …

LEGO Architecture Unveils New Skyline Kits Featuring Famous Landmarks

LEGO has designed an Architecture Skyline Collection for those who love to explore architecture from the comfort of their home. Normally, the company's Architecture Studio kits come with 1,210 monochrome bricks and zero instructions, but the Skyline Collection takes the opposite approach. The new …

Any sufficiently manipulated photo is indistinguishable from a magical masterpiece

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but also in these photos<p>This week, I came across the photography of a Japanese person with an incredible talent. Masashi Wakui takes photos of Tokyo's back alleys at night — with high-performing compact cameras like the Sony RX100 and Ricoh GR — and then …

Robots Take On Racetracks

Race on Sunday, drive your human to work on Monday<p>Manufacturers often bring celebrities from motor sports to auto shows to glam up the booth and offer photo ops. Yamaha brought a racer to the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show this fall, one who had the audacity to challenge one of the winningest motorcycle …

Computers Are Closer To Copying The Way Humans Learn

Training artificial intelligence to write letters<p>The gold standard of artificial intelligence is a computer that can learn the same way we do as humans. For example, if you see just one toothbrush and know its use, it’s pretty easy to identify other toothbrushes. If it’s long, thin, has little …