Archive for October, 2018

The 1st. Auto – Cugnot’s 1769 fardier à vapeur

According to Jalopnik.com –

“Aha, I know the first car in the world,” you think, but you are wrong. You are thinking of the 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen, and while that was the first car to feature an internal combustion engine, it was not the first car ever made. The first car ever built was this hulking, steaming, smoking monster, and it’s from 1769.

Continue reading and view some videos HERE.

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Try These 5 Costume Stories On For Size [video]

Photos of The Week – Oct. 27, 2018

Turmoil in Latin America and partying in New Jersey – the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

– from The Guardian

Pumpkin Bread – You Suck at Cooking [video]

A Perfect Rectangular Iceberg?

From ScienceAlert –

Nature is messy. It’s often geometric, but also riotous and irregular and asymmetrical. Rarely will you see straight edges or 90-degree angles – so when these things show up in a natural environment, it looks really, really weird.

Continue reading HERE.

Meet The Vampire Finch [video]

China Plans to Launch an ‘Artificial Moon’ to Light Up the Night

According to Time.

Scientists are hoping to hang the man-made moon above the city of Chengdu, the capital of China’s southwestern Sichuan province, according to a report in Chinese state media. The imitation celestial body — essentially an illuminated satellite — will bear a reflective coating to cast sunlight back to Earth, where it will supplement streetlights at night.

Continue reading HERE.

Also, this video pokes holes in the idea.


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