Vitaly Kabernik

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Why It Takes 100 People With Vacuums to Clean the Large Hadron Collider

The world's largest particle collider has its own cleaning crew working long hours to keep the smasher spotless.<p>The world's largest particle collider has its own cleaning crew working long hours to keep the smasher spotless.

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Metal Craftsman Recreates Animals as Moving Steampunk Sculptures

Artist Igor Verniy assembles stunningly detailed, steampunk-infused animal sculptures out of discarded metal, car and bike parts, watch components, electronics, silverware, and other metal scraps. Spanning a myriad of species from birds to reptiles to insects, Verniy's works feature working joints …


Photographer Captures Inner Clockwork of Old Calculators

In his series <i>Low Tech</i>, photographer Kevin Twomey gives us a glimpse of the convoluted inner workings of decades-old calculators. The San Francisco-based Twomey brings the countless levers, springs, and motors of these machines to life by employing theatrical lighting techniques. In addition to this …


Краткое изложение освоения космоса СССР, типы ракет и самые значимые победы на этом поприще. Часть 2

Добрый день, мой глубокоуважаемый читатель, я продолжаю свое повествование о ракета-носителях СССР и самых интересных грузах, которые они доставляли …

From Utah Beach to Kabul: How Army gear changed since D-Day

The basics are the same: A uniform, a helmet, boots, a rucksack, and a rifle. But that's about the only similarities between what a D-Day soldier and one in Afghanistan took into combat.<p>At a distance, the two soldiers look pretty much the same. But up close, the parallels fall away as what was new …


Top 10 war movies

War is hell, for sure, but war can make for undeniably brilliant movie-making. Here, the Guardian and Observer's critics pick the ten best<p>• Top 10 action movies • Top 10 comedy movies • Top 10 horror movies • Top 10 sci-fi movies • Top 10 crime movies • Top 10 arthouse movies • Top 10 family …

5 questions that keep physicists awake at night

For starters: “The Higgs boson makes absolutely no sense. Why does it exist?<p>Physics is all about probing the most fundamental mysteries in nature, so it’s no surprise that physicists have some very basic questions about the universe on their minds. Recently, Symmetry Magazine (published by two …

In pictures: Concorde the supersonic airliner - Telegraph


Artist Creatively Re-Imagines Iconic Paintings

Cuban-American painter Cesar Santos recreates iconic paintings with a contemporary twist for his series known as <i>Syncretism</i>. His intriguing works simultaneously pay homage, merge, and play with Renaissance art and Modernism. Santos' collection of paintings tackle the famous works of some renowned …


How to Load a Giant Container Ship | WIRED

Container ships are the pack mules of global trade, and journalist Rose George’s new book, <i>Ninety Percent of Everything</i>, is the latest look at how the …

The Five Coolest Production Subarus of All Time – Feature

Subaru—both the name and the company—has been around for decades, but it’s slightly outlasted by its parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries, which is celebrating 60 years of business. Created from the pieces of several Japanese companies that survived World War II, Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) …


America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …