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Largest Airplane Ever Built

  The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a cargo aircraft that was designed by the Soviet Union’s Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s. It is, quite simply, the largest airplane in the world. At 275 feet in length with a 290 foot wingspan and a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tons, it dwarfs 787’s. When it debuted in 1988, the An-225 ... Read More »

Airline passengers do a protest sit in

Enraged at unremitting flight delays, frustrated Iranian airline passengers have adopted a novel form of protest: spontaneous sit-ins staged inside idle aircraft. Passengers on board an Ata Airlines flight at the end of February faced a 12-hour delay on a flight from Mashhad, in eastern Iran, to the capital, Tehran, reported the LA Times. The route should take less than ... Read More »

Speed Flying Down The Slopes

Speed flying (also known as speed riding) is the air sport of flying a small, fast fabric wing, usually in close proximity to a steep slope. Speed flying is a unique hybrid sport that has combined elements of paragliding, parachuting, and even skiing to create a new sport. Like paragliding, speed flying is done by launching from a slope with ... Read More »

Instagram Portraits from the 2015 Oscar Party

After the noise from the 87 Academy Award had began to subside, Mark Seliger, the famous photographer, got almost all participants of the “Oscar” in a row and had a stellar photo shoot. Then he had the photos published on his Instagram account. The list was very diverse: Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Aniston and many others. [See the full pictorial] Read More »

Mummified Monk found inside Buddha Statue

What looks like a traditional statue of Buddha dating back to the 11th or 12th century was recently revealed to be quite a bit more. A CT scan and endoscopy carried out by the Netherlands-based Drents Museum at the Meander Medical Centre in Amersfoort, showed the ancient reliquary fully encases the mummified remains of a Buddhist master known as Liuquan ... Read More »

Smartphone Case can print your photos

Simple but very effective is what makes this smartphone case such a cool concept. Plug in your phone, take a picture, and get a photo in seconds! It’s called Prynt: the first ever instant camera case for smartphones. It’s an awesome kickstarter project that already got it’s 50.000 goal is a few hours and is already passed the 1.000.000 border from backers. ... Read More »

Buying a car and personalizing the License plate

Statistically, vanity license plates are unique. And someone paid extra money to put that short message on their vehicle. The rest of us stop what we’re doing, point them out to our friends, and we all ask why? The BMW 300 series This BMW model is popular among our countrymen in Canada. Here the customized plate’s phrase translates to “Beautiful” Read More »

Patient forcibly removed by police from hospital

  Man, known as Mr Chen, first went to the Beijing hospital in August 2011Was treated for injuries sustained in a road traffic accident and left. Returned to the hospital two months later suffering from thrombosis. Received more treatment and after three months told that could go home. But he refused to leave saying he was ill and needed to ... Read More »

Havana man rides 4-meter high bike

A man in Cuba has constructed a 13-foot (4-metre) high bicycle. 48-year-old Felix Guirola has been riding ‘tall’ bicycles since 1983, after seeing a tandem and deciding to extend his own bike upwards. Guirola rides 13 feet (4 meters) above the ground atop his homemade super-tall bike, peering over pickup trucks and even buses and without a helmet or other ... Read More »

Smash and Grab Robbers use a Mercedes

A masked jewellery store raider takes a tumble midway through an audacious gang heist in this incredible footage. Hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of Indian gold jewellery was taken from Gems Jewellers in the audacious heist, captured on CCTVRead. The hapless robber manages to pick himself up and carry on with the raid, in which he and his accomplices ... Read More »