Unknown to many, sailing boats, while being exciting places to get drunk, are occasionally used to, well, sail! Sailing is an eternally popular pastime filled with romantic notions of the salt, sea and sun. Today’s seafarers can choose from paddling dinghy’s to landing their helicopters on massive transatlantic maga-boats. Though there are many popular vessels, the staple vehicle of the maritime world remains the standard sailing yacht.
Cycling is, energy wise, the most efficient method of transport for humans. Pushbikes are four times quicker and carry much more cargo than a person traveling on foot. In developing countries the ability to cover distance and move goods can be crucial for survival. Bicycles are also often the only option people can afford. So if you wanted to lower the cost of two-wheeled transport, how would you do it?
Bored of your annual beach holiday or trip to the snow? Bit of cash lying around in your bank account? Then how about a trip to the world's first commercial hotel in space!
Launching in 2016 (which gives you a little more time to save if you don't have enough money to afford the world's most expensive travel experience), Russian-based Orbital Technologies has designed their first Commerial Space Station (CSS).
HOW ABOUT THIS!? So this kid, right? This thirteen year old kid has just patented a potentially revolutionary enhancement to how solar power panels collect power. At the time when he was doing it, I was probably sleeping. If I wasn't, I was eating or playing video games, I'm almost 100% sure of it.