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The Lyubov Orlova – A Russian Ghost Ship Drifting Through International...

In 2013, the Lyubov Orlova, a Russian Cruise ship weighing over 4,251 tons broke free from its towing line as it was being delivered...

L’Aérotrain – The Concept Hovertrain that Never Was

Designed by engineer Jean Bertin and developed in France from 1965 to 1977, this decidedly retrofuture (from today’s perspective) hovertrain was supposed to bring...
Architecture and Interior Design By Baumraum- Modern Treehouse-Around-Oak-Tree

A Modern Treehouse Built Around An Oak Tree by Baumraum

Architect Andreas Wenning of German firm baumraum is behind this particular treat, a small tree house wrapped around a large old oak tree. Built 11 meters off...

25 Incredible Images That Couldn’t Possibly Change Your Life

16 shipwrecks on a sandbar in Bermuda   Bagger 288, the largest land vehicle in the world   Hitler rehearsing a speech in front of a mirror   The end...

Mirror Image – 10 Reflective Buildings that Trick the Eye

An architect has many tools at their disposal to intentionally fool the eye. Few are as powerful as the reflective facade however. This selection...

Barn Find of the Century – 60 Classic Cars worth $20...

The idea of one day discovering something extremely valuable that had been hidden away for years, is enough to capture the imagination of us...

NYC Subway Cars Dumped into the Ocean

At first it may look like an environmental travesty. The photographs below show 40 year old NYC subway cars being dumped with reckless abandon...

Japan’s Anti-Crime Orange Balls

If you have ever been to Japan you might have seen brightly coloured balls stored near the cash register, in everything from your standard...

The Story of Steve Jobs’ abandoned Jackling mansion

The fact that Steve Jobs led an eventful life is undeniable. A legend in his own lifetime, the twist and turns of his extraordinary...

The Forgotten WW1 Structures of Great Britain

Dotted all over the landscape of the U.K are memorials to Britain's wartime dead. From stone plaques in the centre of villages naming those...