Soviet Jet Train Able To Reach 160MPH Was Supposed To Change The Future

It would be wrong to say that only bad things came out of the Cold War because that would discount all of the amazing advancements that happened during that time. Some of those we see implemented into our everyday lives today, yet some, like this turbojet train, have been left out to gather rust. h/t: dailymail, demilked It was built in the 1970s Soviet Union to cut down travel times and showcase...

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Photographer Posts The Alarming Results After Asking Teens To Make Their Selfies ‘Social Media Ready’

In the 21st century, social media has become an important part of many teenagers’ lives and the constant strive to appear ‘perfect’ in their pictures can lead to them various self-esteem issues. To shed more light on this issue, British creative agency M&C Saatchi teamed up with photographer John Rankin Waddell (better known as just ‘Rankin’) for a photo series titled ‘Selfie Harm‘.

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Cool Pics Of 20 Great ’80s Classic Cars That Time Forgot

Chevrolet Corvette C4 (1984) The 1980s was a decade of strange music and weird fashion. It was also a period of innovation and growth for most of the major auto manufacturers. Here are 20 great cars from the 1980s that you may want to own once at least. h/t: vintag.es Ferrari 288 GTO (1984) Ford Thunderbird (1983-1988) Honda CRX Si (1988) Mazda RX-7 (1988) Mercedes-Benz 190E (1984) Morris Ital...

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This Brutal 1925 Rolls Royce Phantom I Jonckheere Coupe

Rob Clements The motor car may have been invented by German engineers, but it took two Brits to refine the concept; Charles Rolls and Henry Royce. With the Silver Ghost, introduced in 1907, Rolls Royce had set new standards in build quality and reliability. The British manufacturer has never been known for their innovations, yet has excelled in perfecting well proven principles. For over 15 years...

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Limo-Jet: The World’s First Private Jet Converted Into A Luxury Limousine

Some fancy folks like to be chauffered in a limousine. Others with even more cash opt to travel in high style in a private jet. A company called Jetsetter, Inc. looked at both options and thought, why not combine the two? That’s how the company came up with the Limo-Jet. The plane upon which this limousine is based is a Lear Jet. Though it soars no more, it roars because it’.

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Vintage Photos Of 12 Crazy Wooden Homes On Wheels From The Early 20th Century

There is no formal definition of a house car but in the early 1900s, Americans want to take to the roads and explore. Some creative Tin Can tourists decided that they’d rather bring their home with them rather than have the tent attachments on the sides of their Model T’s, so they built larger structures that resembled houses onto the frames and off they went. It really is the earliest example of...

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Artist Constructs Impressive Robot Costumes And Wears Them On The Streets Of New York

When it comes to robots, probably the first image that pops into our heads is from the American science fiction action films called ‘Transformers’. These robots played a huge part in our childhood as we were all curious to know how a simple car could transform into a giant robot. Moreover, these things could talk! Peter Kokis is a Brooklyn-based artist that actually makes robots.

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The Lotus Etna Could Have Been The McLaren F1 Of The 1980s

If you believe the Lotus Esprit was not a true supercar, you’re about to be mad at Lotus because they came close to doing a true one back in the 1980s. Had they built it, it’s a good chance it could have been considered the first true British supercar, a kind of McLaren F1 or Jaguar XJ220 a decade early. The car in question is the Italdesign Lotus Etna concept from 1984.

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IKEA Pee Ad: Retailer’s Controversy Ad Acts As A Pregnancy Test

Standard pregnancy tests are so 2017 — this year it’s all about weeing on magazine ads to find out if you have a bun in the oven. IKEA’s magazine ad in Sweden is causing a splash thanks to its revolutionary built-in pregnancy test, which expectant mothers can claim for a discount on cribs. The colourful ad idea came from Swedish agency Åkestam Holst, which has held the IKEA account since 2013.

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The Luxury Apartment On Wheels: Camping In Style In A 1930s Jungle Yacht

The Jungle Yacht was created for and used by Italian explorer Commander Attilio Gatti and his wife, who both traveled extensively to the African Congo as a deluxe apartment “for his 1937-1940 (his 10th) and 1947 (his 11th) expeditions” and “equipped them quite lavishly.” The expedition used two streamlined trailers designed by Count Alexis de Sakhnoffsky and using 1937 International Harvester D-35...

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