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History of Pioneering Midwest – Steamboat Arabia Museum in Kansas City

The Arabia Steamboat Museum is a unique time capsule of life on the American frontier in the mid-nineteenth century. The museum traces the history of the steamboat in both the 1800s and its salvage effort in 1988. It holds one of the best displays of pre-Civil War era artifacts in the Midwest. It’s collection consists of hundreds of thousands of items intended for daily life on the frontier including...

Take a look at Picks of NAIAS 2017

The North American International Auto Show aka Detroit auto show took place at Cobo Hall in Detroit. Major themes were unsurprising to industry: autonomous cars, small luxury crossover SUVs, plug-in electric and hybrid technology. More than 500 vehicles represented the most innovative designs and experience in the world. credit: autobaptistgallery

Planai Classic – Oldtimers in Snow

The old cars make every year a smiles in the faces of the spectators, because they can see rare oldtimer like: Lea Francis – the year 1927 the oldest car in the field Sunbeam Super Sport (built in 1930), Riley 12/4 (year of construction 1938), various VW Beetle, Austin A40, Rover P6, MG A and MG B, Jaguar XK 140, 150 and an E-type Lancia Fulvia, Alfa Romeo 1750 GT Veloce , Ford Escort, Austin...

CES 2017 – Biggest Tech Show

The Consumer Electronics Show (aka CES) is one of the largest technology trade shows in the world. Taking place every January in Las Vegas, Nevada, CES is chock-full of interesting gadgets, toys, drones, and much more. It is the event to follow for all the latest news and announcements from the tech world. Hundreds of major and emerging brands presented on the show floor, and visitors had the opportunity...

Industrial Design Modeled and Rendered in Modo by Mike Grauer

Industrial designer develop concepts and designs for manufactured products. Mike Grauer typically specialize in one product category – furniture. He work to improve the function, value and aesthetics of products. credit: Ke7dbx

Wasa – Swedish War Ship in Stockholm

Vasa is a Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1628. Built by 400 craftsmen at the royal shipyard at Stockholm, the ship was richly decorated as a symbol of the king’s ambitions for Sweden and himself. It was 69 meters long and was fitted with 64 cannons, and upon completion, it was of the most powerfully armed vessels in the world of that time. The ship foundered after sailing about 1,300...

NYC Transit Museum and Grand Central

The New York Transit Museum operates a gallery annex in Grand Central Terminal that presents changing exhibitions. It is a special museum that is below the ground. On the platform level, there are lots of old subways to explore. The museum’s open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 6 p..m. credit: PLeia2

Krampus and Perchten Run in Graz, Austria

Austria is a true hotbed of anti-Santa Krampus events all over the land. Krampus is the untamed, shaggy spirit that accompanies St. Nicholas. Krampusses usually roam in larger groups. Their traditional costumes and masks are elaborately handcrafted. Perchten are wild pagan spirits widespread throughout the Austrian and Bavarian region. The appear alone or in groups, especially on three specific winter...

NEC Classic Car Show 2016 – The Best Indoor Classic Car Show in the UK

The NEC Classic Motor Show Sale took place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th November 2016 at the NEC, Birmingham. With over 2,000 classic cars, 300 motorcycles, 600 trade stands, it is the UK’s biggest and best classic motoring show of the year! credit: Thomas’s Pics

15 of Best Gifts – What to Buy Grandparents for Christmas

Not sure what to get Grandma or Grandpa? Everyone needs best gifts for your grandparents on a budget this Christmas. Here are the top 15 gift ideas that say thanks to those joyful, loving grandparents we all know so well. Leather Gloves Foot Massager Fur Slippers Personalised Photo Calendar Magnetic Scribble Pad Personalized Bottle of Wine Book of Sudoku Leather Purse Bedclothes Bonsai Tree Wine Decanter Personalized...

Megastructure – Troll A Gas Platform, Norway

The Troll A platform is a condeep offshore natural gas platform in the Troll gas field off the west coast of Norway. It is the tallest and heaviest structure that has ever been moved to another position. The Troll platform was towed over 200 kilometers from Vats, in the northern part of Rogaland, to the Troll field, 80 kilometers north-west of Bergen. The Troll A platform has an overall height of 472...

Tobacco Ready for Harvest in Central Java

Central Java is a province of Indonesia. This province is located in the middle of Java. Its administrative capital is Semarang. Terraced hillslopes are familiar features of the landscape. Thousands of people in Indonesia are working in hazardous conditions on tobacco farms. The work leaves lasting consequences on their health and development is associated with mood disorders and problems with memory,...

Visiting California State Capitol

Capitol building looks like a mini replica of U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.. Located in Sacramento, the Neoclassical structure was completed between 1861 and 1874 at the west end of Capitol Park. The building serves as both a museum and the state’s working seat of government. Visitors to the Capitol can at once experience California’s rich history and witness the making of history through the...

Technical Museum of Speyer, Germany

The TECHNIK MUSEUM SPEYER is situated at the Autobahn A61 near Heidelberg, one hour south of Frankfurt airport! The museum was opened in 1991 as a sister museum of the Sinsheim Auto & Technik Museum and is run by a registered alliance called Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim e.V..Vehicles and other technology are the focus of Technik Museum Speyer. This museum’s large collection includes...

Innov-agri 2016 Agriculture show in Outarville, France

This agriculture fair offers exhibitors the opportunity to present their products and services and all the latest innovations and technologies related to agriculture and livestock breeding present. The Innov-Agri took place on 3 days from Tuesday, 06. September to Thursday, 08. September 2016 in Outarville. 100,000 visitors walked down the aisles of the show to discover the newest products of the agricultural...