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It's not often that naval architects think way outside the box, and even less common for major shipyards to follow that lead, but the combination of designer Maxim Zhivov and the Baikal Yacht Group has come up with the HydroHouse, an awesome combination houseboat, dock and seaplane mooring, and the entire thing is transportable by truck, meaning that it really does offer a relocatable lifesty
Sydney's Ben Felten will go for a motorcycle land speed record this weekend in South Australia, aboard a Kawasaki ZX-10R. Since he's completely blind, he'll be taking instructions from an ex-MotoGP rider over a radio. The target? Over 156 miles per hour, or 251 kmh...Continue Reading Blind Sydney man prepares for land speed motorcycle record attemptCategory: MotorcyclesTags: Blind
Photographer Ben Horne spent some time at Zion this autumn -- you can see the videos from his trip at his YouTube channel -- and he's gone back for winter shooting. With his large-format film camera gear in tow, Horne was surprised to find that some of the fall color was still around. Further, the area didn't look very different in January when he returned. While the scenery was similar,
Land Rover has launched a rugged smartphone designed for outdoor use that is able to survive underwater and withstand extreme temperatures. Read more
Most of what we know about the deep history of life on Earth comes from fossils, and according to that record, plants migrated from the sea onto land about 420 million years ago. But the story told by those dusty old rocks is patchy at best. New research led by the University of Bristol has wound back the evolutionary clock to determine that plants likely invaded dry land much earlier, about
Mercedes is forging ahead with the electrification of its van lineup, today announcing the arrival of the eSprinter. Set to arrive in 2019, the electrified version of Mercedes' light commercial van will be optimized for city driving, with it and the other newly announced third-generation Sprinters billed as the German automaker's first fully connected vans...Continue Reading Electrified and c
the volume and its spaces have been designed from a sectional viewpoint, prioritizing the heights in the main spaces of the house.The post ‘almost cube house’ by LAND includes a second skin to protect it from strong winds appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
land rover releases a limited-edition high-performance model of the iconic defender, with 150 V8-powered examples re-engineered into the fastest model to date.The post land rover launches V8 edition defender to celebrate 70th anniversary appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Land Rover's Classic division is rolling out a limited edition V8-powered beast to mark the 70th anniversary of the iconic Defender. Billed as the most powerful and fastest Defender ever created by Land Rover, the Defender Works V8 packs a naturally-aspirated 5.0-liter gasoline V8 that makes 400-hp (299 kW) and 380 lb-ft (515 Nm) of torque...Continue Reading Land Rover celebrates 70th anniver
Some folks take the day off for their birthdays and focus on relaxing and enjoying life. Land Rover, however, is going the opposite way at the start of its 70th anniversary year, taking on a project that by all indications will be extremely difficult and time-consuming. It is restoring one of the original pre-production Series I models debuted at the 1948 Amsterdam Motor Show. Judging from th is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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