Saturday, April 23, 2011

7 Reasons Why Japanese Trains Are Different

Anyone who experienced the Japanese trains has a story to tell. There are hundreds of stories about the punctuality, the speed or the cleanliness of the Japanese trains. Nevertheless, what makes the Japanese trains so different? Of course, there’s no simple answer… but I’ll present you with some facts that may give an over-all picture.
Yamanote (green) & Keihin-Tohoku (blue) commuter trains near Akihabara Station

Volvo Unveils Concept Universe Car

At the Shanghai Auto Show, Volvo Cars visualises a masterpiece of Scandinavian design, inspired by Chinese philosophy. Concept Universe is Volvo’s most luxurious creation ever, and the brand’s answer to the question: “What is a beautiful car?” With this sculptural and luminary design study, Volvo wants to test a possible new design direction for the brand since it was acquired by Geely.

Weird And Futuristic Cellphones

Here’s a look at some downright weird and wacky cell phone designs. Some of these are concept designs and sure are very interesting!

1. The Natural Year Phone by Je-Hyun Kim
This was created in the name of recycling... after all, how durable do we want our devices to be when they become near-obsolete in five years? The phone is made of hay (or should we say of "weed"?) and completely disintegrates in two years' time - only the screen and soft keys remain behind, and even these may be subsequently recycled. However, we have doubts about its practicality. Just one of those "nice to see, good to hold... but no thanks!" pieces of technology
(designer: Je-Hyun Kim)

Monday, April 18, 2011

Incredibly Dumb Inventions

Maybe these inventions are not that stupid but the fact is that they are unnecessary. Really unnecessary. And stupid – I’ve changed my mind! Well, it’s the human nature – always wanting to experiment and invent. This is the only good thing though ;) Let’s take a look how far can the human imagination go, when people have too much time on their hands. Please, pay attention on last photo – it’s just unbelievable!

Hubbard Electrometer

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Facts About Liver

Know more about YOUR liver...

The Eye

Just close-up pictures to show the beauty of the eyes...

5 Lethal Asian Foods

Would you dare to have a bite of some of these lethal specialties? Different cultures have different customs. Therefore they have different tastes when it comes to food preparation. But some Asian cooks are really courageous, or better say the people that eat are the brave ones. If you go to one of the countries where they prepare these kinds of lethal foods, maybe you should get acquainted with them before ordering. Your own skin is at stake here, pay attention.

1. Durian

Women’s Faces and Their Meanings

Guys, here is your chance to solve unsolvable enigma called women. I am already using this “user manual” for my wife. ;)

1. Contempt:
lifted brows, upper lip lifted.
How to cause this: it’s enough just to wipe the sweat off your head with a tip of your tie.
Womens Faces and Their Meanings

The Button King

Dalton Stevens, from Bishopville, South Carolina, has earned the title of Button King after he spent 15 years stitching and gluing thousands of buttons on all sorts of objects.

What's Hard To Break?

WHAT is it that's hard to break???

Diamonds are hard to find but not hard to break. So, what is the hardest thing to break then?

The answer is: HABIT !

Wonderful Messages

Some wonderful messages worth reading through...

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