Daimler Buses Converts Mercedes-Benz Citaro For Transporting COVID-19 Patients

Daimler Buses Converts Mercedes-Benz Citaro For Transporting COVID-19 Patients

In only three weeks, Daimler Buses converted an inter-city bus into a special vehicle for the transfer of COVID-19 patients at its plant in Neu-Ulm. The Mercedes-Benz Citaro, now the largest intensive care ambulance in Germany, is to be used by DRK-Rettungsdienst Heidenheim-Ulm gGmbH (German Red Cross Emergency Medical Services Heidenheim-Ulm). Continue reading »

A Gallery Of Stunning Photos Of Classic Range Rover Conversions

A Gallery Of Stunning Photos Of Classic Range Rover Conversions

The Range Rover has been a notable part of motoring since the beginning of the 1970s. The combination of Land-Rover ruggedness and adaptability, together with traditional Rover comfort and speed produces one of the most versatile vehicles ever to be made. Continue reading »

DIY Protective LED Face Mask Warns To Stay Away And Responds To Voice

DIY Protective LED Face Mask Warns To Stay Away And Responds To Voice

Chelsea Klukas of Lumen Couture has created a novelty protective face mask with embedded lightweight wearable LED technology that lets the wearer to create their own animated warnings, messages, and designs. The mask can also display equalizer effects with the use of a smartphone microphone, exterior music or with just the wearer’s voice. Continue reading »

In 1980, American Express Teamed Up With DeLorean To Produce A 24K Gold Plated DMC-12, But Only Two Were Sold!

In 1980, American Express Teamed Up With DeLorean To Produce A 24K Gold Plated DMC-12, But Only Two Were Sold!

In 1980, American Express teamed up with DeLorean to produce a specialty car to promote their gold card. A 24K gold plated DeLorean DMC-12 was featured in the 1980 American Express Christmas catalog. A limited edition of no more than 100 DeLoreans, with 24-karat gold plating, were offered at $85,000 (about $220,000 today) each though only two were sold through this promotion. Continue reading »

Cool Pics Capture People Posing With Lancia Cars From Between The 1920s And ’60s

A company of four posing in an open-top Lancia Lambda in a city street on a rainy day, 1927
Cool Pics Capture People Posing With Lancia Cars From Between The 1920s And ’60s

Lancia is an Italian automobile manufacturer that was founded in 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia as Lancia & C.. It became part of the Fiat Group in 1969; the current company, Lancia Automobiles, was established in 2007. The company has a strong rally heritage, and has often used letters of the Greek alphabet for its model names. Continue reading »

Rotary Dial In Today’s World: Artist Imagines What If The Rotary Dial Existed To This Day?

Rotary Dial In Today's World: Artist Imagines What If The Rotary Dial Existed To This Day?

According to Valerii, a CGI Artist and motion-designer: “What if the rotary dial existed to this day? I’ve thought about it, and I’ve created some visualizations of how it could be recently or today. Continue reading »

Cool Snaps Capture Little Kids With Their Headphones In The 1970s

Cool Snaps Capture Little Kids With Their Headphones In The 1970s

When Sony unveiled the Walkman in 1979, it transformed the way we see and experience the world as we move through it. The advent of portable music turned headphones from a stationary device for work or home to an ubiquitous accessory—the original wearable technology. Continue reading »

Microbes On 8-Year-Old Boy’s Handprint After Playing Outside

Microbes On 8-Year-Old Boy’s Handprint After Playing Outside

Tasha Sturm, a lab technician at Cabrillo College in California, has created an extraordinary set of images that illustrate the diverse world of microbes that lives on our skin. This colorful petri dish is full of bacteria, yeast, and fungi that were found on her 8-year-old son’s hand after he finished playing outside. Continue reading »

German Soldiers Called These Soviet WW2 Tanks “Mickey Mouse”

German Soldiers Called These Soviet WW2 Tanks "Mickey Mouse"

It’s hard to find anything funny about World War II. However, sometimes soldiers had to (to keep spirits up).

The tank which caused a good mood among Wehrmacht soldiers was actually one of the most successful Soviet tanks of the 1930s – the BT-7. This light maneuverable tank was fast (up to 50 mph on road and 30 mph offroad) and armed with a 45 mm gun and two 7.62 mm machine guns – good enough to effectively fight against enemy infantry and light military equipment. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photos Of The Grateful Dead’s Wall Of Sound, 1974

Amazing Vintage Photos Of The Grateful Dead’s Wall Of Sound, 1974

Weighed over 70 tons, comprise dozens and then hundreds of amps, speakers, subwoofers, and tweeters, stand over three-stories tall and stretch nearly 100 feet wide. Its name could only be the “Wall of Sound”. Continue reading »

Kinda Creepy And Disturbing Russian Robot To Care About Your Baby

Kinda Creepy And Disturbing Russian Robot To Care About Your Baby

Robo-nurse made in the city of Perm, Russia, has been shown at the exhibition Toy Fair 2020 in New York. “Robo-С” was made by “Promorobot” company in the realistic design that… can actually scare the bejesus out of any baby or even adult. Continue reading »

Wonderful Photos Of 1954 Chevrolet Corvair, Which Was Touted As A New Aerodynamic Design

Wonderful Photos Of 1954 Chevrolet Corvair, Which Was Touted As A New Aerodynamic Design

The Corvair dream car was an experimental two-passenger fastback. It was built with a fiberglass body and was touted as a “new aerodynamic design” for the closed sports car class. Continue reading »

Firebird III: One Of The Most Intriguing And Influential Concept Cars Of General Motors

Firebird III: One Of The Most Intriguing And Influential Concept Cars Of General Motors

GM built the Firebird III in 1958 and debuted it at Motorama in 1959. It is another extravagant concept with a fiberglass body and no fewer than seven short wings and tail fins (which were tested extensively in a wind tunnel). Continue reading »

Inside A 1947 Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, The Largest And Fastest Aircraft In Commercial Service

The Stratocruiser’s lower-deck lounge had a bar where passengers could buy a cocktail or soft drink.
Inside A 1947 Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, The Largest And Fastest Aircraft In Commercial Service

After World War II, Boeing reentered the commercial market with a new long-range airliner, the Stratocruiser (Model 377). It was the first Boeing commercial transport since the Stratoliner, and like its military counterpart, the C-97, was based on the B-29 Bomber. It possessed all the speed and technical improvements available to bombers at the end of the war. Continue reading »

Next Gen Pollution & Viral Filtration Mask With Botanicals

Australian designed, botanically infused, designer masks. Ergonomic, highly breathable, and reusable. Blocks over 97% of PM2.5.

Next Gen Pollution & Viral Filtration Mask With Botanicals

AusAir was created by two brothers Elias Honor and Isaac Honor, and their lifelong friend Jack Graham. When travelling overseas, they experienced unhealthy air pollution first hand. To protect themselves, they looked for a stylish, breathable and functional mask but couldn’t find any. Continue reading »

Bizarre Vintage Photos Of Steam Engines After A Boiler Explosion From The Late 19th And Early 20th Centuries

Bizarre Vintage Photos Of Steam Engines After A Boiler Explosion From The Late 19th And Early 20th Centuries

There are many causes for boiler explosions such as poor water treatment causing scaling and over heating of the plates, low water level, a stuck safety valve, or even a furnace explosion that in turn, if severe enough, can cause a boiler explosion. Poor operator training resulting in neglect or other mishandling of the boiler has been a frequent cause of explosions since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Continue reading »

Pictures Of The Pontiac Club De Mer, The Jet Age-Inspired Concept Car Which Was Built In 1956

Pictures Of The Pontiac Club De Mer, The Jet Age-Inspired Concept Car Which Was Built In 1956

The Pontiac Club de Mer was a purpose-built, experimental car that was built by Pontiac for the General Motors Motorama in 1956 to celebrate General Motors’ commitment to futuristic design. Continue reading »

Japanese Amphibious Gill Garment Aims To Let Humans Breathe Underwater

Japanese Amphibious Gill Garment Aims To Let Humans Breathe Underwater

By 2100, a temperature rise of 3.2℃ is predicted to happen, causing a sea level rise affecting between 0.5 – 3 billion people and submerging the megacities situated in the coastal areas. Continue reading »

Riding Giant Mechanical Tricycles In 1896

Riding Giant Mechanical Tricycles In 1896

This giant eight man tricycle was indeed a promotional stunt, used to promote “VIM” tires made by the Boston Woven Hose and Rubber Company, around 1896. Continue reading »

Concepts From Future Past: Autobianchi Runabout

Concepts From Future Past: Autobianchi Runabout

Revealed at the 1969 Turin Motor Show, Bertone showed off this wild ride which looks a bit like what might have happened if Speed Racer’s Mach 5 mated with a powerboat. Continue reading »

A $2 Million Porsche-Designed RV Has A Full Bedroom And Bathroom

A  Million Porsche-Designed RV Has A Full Bedroom And Bathroom

Newell Coach has created the 2020 Newell Coach p50 1675, a $2 million home on wheels.

The company has been crafting motor homes for half a century, and the p50 was created to honor the company’s 50th anniversary. Newell also has a longstanding partnership with Porsche Design, which collaborated with Newell on the body style of the motor home. Continue reading »

Meet The Davis Divan: The Outrageous Three-Wheeled Sedan That Almost Made It

Meet The Davis Divan: The Outrageous Three-Wheeled Sedan That Almost Made It

The history of auto design is filled with failed ideas and strange prototypes that never made it to the production line. In the wake of World War II especially, the industry kicked into high gear. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photos Of 1937 Cadillac V16 Series 90 Hartmann Cabriolet

Amazing Vintage Photos Of 1937 Cadillac V16 Series 90 Hartmann Cabriolet

This custom Cadillac is probably the most extreme cabriolet ever built. The car was originally commissioned by wealthy playboy Philippe Barraud. He wanted a custom car constructed on a grand scale and in late 1936 ordered a 452 cu in Cadillac V16 chassis through the Edelweiss Garage in Lausanne, Switzerland. Continue reading »

Rusty 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Barn Find Sells For Staggering $800,000

Rusty 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster Barn Find Sells For Staggering 0,000

There are crazy undertakings and then there’s this rusted-out 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster barn find that recently sold for an astonishing $800,000 by the folks at Beverly Hills Car Club. The buyer’s identity wasn’t disclosed, but it’s safe to say that whoever it is, they’re in for quite a restoration project. Continue reading »

Streamliners: Locomotives And Bullet Trains In The Age Of Speed And Style

Streamliners: Locomotives And Bullet Trains In The Age Of Speed And Style

A streamliner is a vehicle incorporating streamlining in a shape providing reduced air resistance. The term is applied to high-speed railway trainsets of the 1930s to 1950s, and to their successor “bullet trains”. Less commonly, the term is applied to fully faired recumbent bicycles. Continue reading »