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Man Builds Replica of the «Nautilus»


Danny McWilliams, 56, works on his 36-foot-long replica of Walt Disney movie version of the Nautilus submarine from Jules Verne’s “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” at his rural home in Ellijay, Georgia, USA, 04 December 2013. McWilliams, a disabled eccentric and long-time enthusiast of the Disney movie, plans on giving the non-seaworthy submarine to a museum in Florida. McWilliams has been working on the project for more than a year and nearly finished. (Photos by Erik S. Lesser/EPA) Continue reading »

Photographer Builds World’s Largest Camera


A woman poses for her husband alongside a giant camera Thursday, November 7, 2013 outside the Historic Green County Courthouse in Monroe, Wis. Chicago photographer Dennis Manarchy created what’s being called the world’s largest camera. It’s 35-feet long and 12-feet tall it’s a working replica of a vintage accordion-style camera that produces 16- by 24-foot prints, the equivalent of a two-story building. The giant camera is on display in Monroe through November 17 because a Monroe company manufactured the specially-built trailer. Manarchy plans to tow the camera around the country to shoot photos of indigenous cultures. (Photo by Mark Hoffman) Continue reading »

Chinese Farmer Builds Apocalypse-Proof ‘Noah’s Ark’ Pods

Liu Qiyuan, a Chinese farmer from the village of Qiantun in northern Hebei Province, located just south of Beijing, has built what he describes as “Noah’s Ark” survival pods in case of a cataclysmic event. Photos by Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images. Continue reading »

Chinese Man Builds Himself Bionic Hands from Scrap Metal

Sun Jifa, a 51-year-old Chinese man who lost his hands while he was building a bomb for blast fishing managed to build himself bionic arms after 8 years of planning and creating many prototypes. He couldn’t afford hospital’s prosthetics limbs but still had to work on the family farm, so he decided to build his own, and 8 years later, this is the result. (365JiLin) Continue reading »

Wyoming Manufacturer Builds World’s Largest Coal Hauler

A truck with Westech’s Flow Control Body holds 447 tons of coal at Peabody Energy’s North Antelope Rochelle coal mine, north of Douglas, Wyo. Guinness World Records recently awarded the body’s manufacturer, Mills-based Westech, a certificate for its custom-built unit designed for a Wyoming mine. (Westech via Casper Star-Tribune) Continue reading »