Posts Tagged 'transportation'

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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Longest Truck in The World – Australian Road Train [video]

The Khufu Ship – Intact, 4500-Year-Old Ship

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From Wikipedia –

The Khufu ship is an intact full-size vessel from Ancient Egypt that was sealed into a pit in the Giza pyramid complex at the foot of the Great Pyramid of Giza around 2500 BC. The ship now is preserved in the Giza Solar boat museum. The ship was almost certainly built for Khufu (King Cheops), the second pharaoh of the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom of Egypt.

Continue reading HERE.

World’s Largest Ship Elevator Opens In China [video]

Repainting An Airbus A380 In 90 Seconds [video]

 

Technology Marches On – Comparisons Between Old and New Tech

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Cracked presented 20 examples of how technological advances have made life better for everyone.

Read Cracked’s list HERE.

How To Lay Railroad Track [video]


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