The Golden Age of Flying: A Look Back On Air Travel In The 1950s And ’60s

The 1950 and 1960s have become known as the “Golden Age” of flying. It was a time of glamorous air hostesses and gourmet meals, and of great leg room for all.

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While it might have become known as the Golden Age of flying, taking to the air in the 1950s and 1960s had its downsides. For a start it was much more dangerous, and far more expensive. Then there was the smoke from all those cigars, cigarettes and pipes. And, once you’d looked out of the window there was not a lot to do but twiddle your thumbs. But there were upsides to flying back then too – like ever-flowing drinks and a party atmosphere.

These old photos will give you a glimpse into the air travel during this era. Continue reading »

This Russian Flying Kamikaze Tesla Car Is Real And Waiting For The Passengers

Today, many think about the future of vehicles. Many concept cars are engineered. The prototypes of the most bizarre design appear regularly in sci-fi films and video games. This amazing creation comes from the Russian city of Almetyevsk. It’s a flying car. Continue reading »

Photographer Julia Christe Snaps Of ‘Flying’ Dogs In Mid-Air

For fans who loved bestsellers like Underwater Dogs and Shake comes Flying Dogs, a fun and stunning photography book capturing adorable dogs from a unique perspective: mid-air.

Inspired by her Frisbee-loving pup, Flinn, photographer Julia Christe set out to photograph the athleticism and freedom of dogs leaping in mid-air. She published some of these images of airborne canines digitally, and they quickly went viral with features in The Guardian, Huffington Post, and on the Today show. Continue reading »

Flying Citroën Cars By Jacob Munkhammar

Swedish artist Jacob Munkhammar transforms old Citroën cars into flying retro-futuristic vehicles. Continue reading »

Adorable Cats And Kittens Flying Through The Air By Seth Casteel

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After publishing a handful of books that featured portraits of underwater babies, puppies and canines underwater, photographer Seth Casteel (previously) is back with “Pounce,” a project features adorable felines flying through the atmosphere. The 35-year-old pet photographer, who lives in Venicem California, spent nearly a year documenting more than 1,000 adoptable cats in action. Seth’s latest book contains 70 previously unpublished photos of kittens, all whom came from animal shelters and rescue groups in the U.S. and Canada. Continue reading »

Flying Pig Recreates Pink Floyd Album Cover

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An inflatable pig flies above Battersea Power Station in a recreation of Pink Floyd’s “Animals” album cover in London, England. The classic Pink Floyd album artwork was recreated to mark the release of several digitally remastered versions of their albums. Continue reading »

A Flying Aquarium With A 90ft Whale… This Is Actual Size!

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After decades of pigs failing to fly, blue whales took it upon themselves to give this aviation impossibility a try and shocked the world by achieving flight. Now you can mimic this epic moment in history with these life size blue whale kites! Continue reading »

Turbo-Reactive Diesel-Punk: Flying Retro Cars By Alejandro Burdisio

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Have you ever been in total awe of somebody’s artistic skills, Somebody who has more talent in one finger than you do in your entire body? We’re getting that feeling right now, after checking out the work of Alejandro Burdisio. He’s a multi-talented illustrator, cartoonist, and painter. That’s not enough to get you noticed by autoevolution. However, his creations in the so-called “Universe Scrap” are just amazing. Continue reading »

Superb Yamaha Swan-Like Scooter With Insect Wings Will Make You Feel Like Flying

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Now you can literally fly while you are on the road. With the new Yamaha 04 GEN Scooter, there is no need to board a plane, make a parachute jump or paraglide to feel the air beneath your wings. This concept scooter is designed to look as graceful as a swan, with side wings that open up in the shape of the thin see-through insect wings. Let us see how will the concept scooter look like when it hits the stores – will we feel as elegant as a swan and as fast as a wasp? Continue reading »

This Designer Has Made A Flying Hoverboard That Actually Works

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We’ve all heard for much of our lives that hoverboards will exist…one day. Well, apparently that day has arrived, with the introduction of the ArcaBoard. Continue reading »

It Was Way More Fun Flying Around The World 50 Years Ago

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Today, air travel is flooded with thousands of budget airlines, cheap deals and the smallest seats imaginable. For the vast majority of people who fly, it’s merely about getting from A to B without losing your sanity in the process. But 50 years ago, the world of aviation was actually the polar opposite. It wasn’t all about the lowest airfares and the cheapest route – there was a think called service as well. Continue reading »

You Ride This Bike Lying Down, And It Feels Like You’re Flying

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Designer John Aldridge has created the ‘Bird of Prey’ bicycle. Not your normal bike, the ‘Bird of Prey’ is a prone or semi-prone bike, meaning that you’re lying down and face forward, instead of sitting down on a bike or in a laid-back reclining or recumbent position. Continue reading »

HEXO+: A Flying Camera that Follows and Films You Autonomously

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HEXO+ is a flying camera that follows and films you autonomously. Just attach your GoPro to your drone, set your framing in our app and you’re good to go! Continue reading »

Flying Piano Show Hits Munich Airport

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German pianist Stefan Aaron plays an orange piano on a “flying carpet” platform suspended from a helicopter, over Munich Airport on Wednesday. The concert is the fourth station of the “Orange Piano Tour,” which brings the artist to places around the world. (Photo: AFP) Continue reading »

Lady Gaga Unveils ‘Flying Dress’

Lady Gaga demonstrates the Volantis transport prototype “flying dress” designed by TechHaus – Studio XO during the ARTPOP album release and artRave event at the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Sunday, November 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/AP Photo/Invision) Continue reading »