This May Be The Most Dangerous Toilet In The World

That port-a-potty you are seeing perched atop that massive metal structure may be the most dangerous toilet in the world, installed on the precarious structure of the new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. Here’s a photo from afar so you get the idea (and some vertigo):


This Is What A Philippe Starck-Designed Prefab House Looks Like

Noted Designer of Things Philippe Starck has tried his hand at jazzing up an item that’s normally associated with near-violent levels of efficiency: pre-fabricated housing.


Coconut Water Is Great, Shut Up

Coconut water is a delicious and healthy beverage, and it is good for you. If you drink it after going to yoga class or before a jog, you will be hydrated and receive nutritional benefits.


Pilot Saves The Day When Plane Suddenly Takes A Dive At Landing

Video: The pilot of this flight from the German airline TUIfly managed to correct a sudden dive while landing at the Madeira International airport, one of the hardest in the world. Crosswinds were so strong that he could only managed to get the plane completely straight a few seconds before touching the ground.


Animated Visualisation Clearly Shows The Massive Scale Of Sci-Fi Ships

Briefly: It’s not nearly as large as the biggest spaceship comparison ever, but I find this kind of animation — which I made based on the work of Imgur user Devocation — to be a much clearer way to present the scale of the objects while preserving all the detail.


Old, Rich Google Man Already Beat Felix Baumgartner's Space Jump Record

Looks like Red Bull’s wings aren’t very good at keeping people ahead of the competition. Today, Alan Eustace, a 57-year-old senior vice president at Google, broke Baumgartner’s much-heralded world altitude breaking record.


US Airport Is Counting Mobile Phones To Predict TSA Wait Times

If you’re passing through security at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, do everyone a favour and make sure you have your phone’s Wi-Fi or Bluetooth turned on. Sure, it might be a teensy bit of a battery suck — but it will also help tell everyone around you just how long they will be spending in airport security hell.


Vertical Tsunami Shelters Will Help People Get To Higher Ground, Fast

The threat of a tsunami is a very real thing for much of the Pacific coastline, yet many cities in the US haven’t taken specific infrastructural measures to ensure their residents are safe when they happen. A new building in Washington will have the first purpose-built tsunami shelter in the country, offering accessible safety in a second-story room.


Why Sweden Commissioned Its Own Typeface

The idea of branding a place is a fairly new one, and the notion of place-based typefaces is even newer, with national and local governments from Qatar to Chattanooga commissioning their own fonts. The latest country to set its on typeface is Sweden — but it’s also questioning whether a national font is a bit too nationalistic for their progressive Scandinavian sensibilities.


This Is What Paris Looks Like From An Eagle's Point Of View

This point of view video shows the impressive flight of Victor, a white-tailed eagle, as he takes off from atop the Eiffel Tower, glides over the Trocadero and plunges at 180km/h to land softly on his handler’s arm.


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