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Posted by Joshua Steni in Automobiles, Miscellaneous

Honda NSX: A hero bit too late.

Decades ago supercars had a rather simple formula; bonkers styling, insanely impractical and absolutely unreliable. In 1989, at the Chicago Auto Show, Honda revealed their idea of a supercar and the world took notice. The Legendary NSX was thus born. It was Honda’s answer to…

Posted by Alen Dsouza in Miscellaneous

The Brands That Changed the World

Amazon Jeff Bezos had quit his Wall Street job in 1994 to move to Seattle and start an online retail company, the first name he chose was Cadabra (as in abracadabra.) When someone confused it with “cadaver,” Bezos changed his mind, opting for Amazon. The name is…

Posted by Alen Dsouza in Miscellaneous

Underwater Pictures of the British Liner Titanic

RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, US.   The sinking of Titanic caused the deaths of more than 1,500 people. The RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service. Titanic was the second of…

Posted by Allen Paul in Miscellaneous

Ant colony revealed

Ever wondered how an ant colony looks like? A team of researchers filled an ant colony with cement and started digging after it dried. From manually digging with shovels, they soon had to bring land movers to dig what appeared to be an underground city….

Posted by Alen Dsouza in Miscellaneous

20 Instagram Photos to will Change Your Perspective

Salar de Uyuni (Salar de Tunupa) is the world’s largest salt flat at 10,582 square kilometers. It is located in the Potosí andOruro departments in southwest Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes and is at an elevation of 3,656 meters above mean sea level. The Salar was formed as a result of transformations between several…

Posted by Alen Dsouza in Miscellaneous

Felix Baumgartner falls to Earth at 1357 KM Per Hour

Felix Baumgartner  is an Austrian skydiver, daredevil and BASE jumper. He set the world record for skydiving an estimated 39 kilometres (24 mi), reaching an estimated speed of 1357.64 km/h (843.6 mph), or Mach 1.25, on 14 October 2012, and became the first person to break the sound barrier without vehicular power on his descent.He is also renowned…