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World's Largest Airplane Ever Built

World's Largest Airplane Ever Built The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a cargo aircraft that was designed by the Soviet Union’s Antonov Design Bureau in the 1980s. It is powered by six turbofan engines and is the longest and heaviest airplane ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.

Batmobile-Amazing iPhone 6 Case

Batmobile-Amazing iPhone 6 CaseThis is an  impressive case that's a near perfect replica of the Batmobile from Tim Burton's Batman films. This $50 case/detailed replica comes with build-in LED lighting, a projector on the back that shines the Batman logo on a wall, a faux utility belt covering the iPhone 6's home button, and pop-out front wheels that give access to the phone's camera lens. Looks cool and weird!

Incredible Huge Sand Sculptures by Ray Villafane

Incredible Huge Sand Sculptures by Ray VillafaneWhile Ray Villafane is best known for his expertise in the art of food carving, he is also recognized for his magnificent, remarkably realistic sand sculptures. Using just sand and water, the artist sculpts incredibly detailed figures that tower above him as he works.

Picture of the day-Campfire in the Snow

Picture of the day-Campfire in the SnowReddit user Demonstros, Brendan Schaffer of Schaffer Art Studios created this campfire in the snow.

Spectacular Bioparc Valencia the Zoo in Valencia, Spain

Spectacular Bioparc Valencia the Zoo in Valencia, Spain
Bioparc Valencia is a small (25-acre) zoo in Valencia, Spain, with a large collection of African animals. Unlike your average zoo where animals are locked in cages, the animals in Bioparc Valencia appear to roam freely in the park.

Photo of the day January Sunrise

Photo of the day January Sunrise
January Sunrise

Funny Photos Of Animals Who've Mastered the Art of Stretching

Funny Photos Of Animals Who've Mastered the Art of Stretching
Warning: These photos may make you want to nap. Take a deep breath...now stretch! Today let's take a look at animals who've mastered the art of stretching. Whether they're just taking a nice pause in their day or reaching for that piece of food in the tree, these animals look absolutely adorable with their eyes closed or their limbs flying in the air.

Tiny Quadcopter The Skeye Nano Drone

Tiny Quadcopter The Skeye Nano Drone The Skeye Nano Drone is a world’s smallest quadcopter measuring just 1.57″ x 1.57″. Each can be operated in three different mods ranging from Beginner to Expert, comes with 6-axis flight control system.

A Slick Macintosh Design, Inspired by the Very First Mac of All Time

A Slick Macintosh Design, Inspired by the Very First Mac of All Time
In the latest project rolled out by German technology firm CURVED/labs, a refurbished MacBook Air morphs into a modernized version of Apple’s first desktop computers, the Macintosh 128k and the “Lisa.” The hybrid design was birthed to commemorate more than 30 years of Apple innovation and to critique a perceived deviation from the company’s roots.

Ice FIshing Festival in South Korea’s

 Ice FIshing Festival in South Korea’s
Every year in the month of January, over a million people flock to the quiet town of Hwacheon to participate in the Sancheoneo Ice Festival. Located about 20 km south of the demilitarized zone separating South Korea from North Korea, Hwacheon is one of the first regions in the country that freezes over in winter, and the Bukhangang River is covered with a thick layer of ice.

Now you can Experience the Free Roaming Animals

Now you can Experience the Free Roaming Animals  The Lehe Ledu Wildlife Zoo in Chongqing city, China, is giving people a chance to experience what it feels like to come face to face predators, instead of just viewing them in cages from a safe distance. Here visitors are locked up in a cage inside the back of a truck as it makes its way through the park, while the animals freely roam around, often coming close to the cage.

Spectacular Upside-Down Desk For Using Your Laptop In Bed

Spectacular Upside-Down Desk For Using Your Laptop In BedThis is the $128 Super Gorone Desk designed by Thanko from Japan. It can be used to hold your laptop upside-down in bed, as a regular laptop stand, or a TV dinner tray.

10 Best Jobs of 2015

10 Best Jobs of 2015 Thinkstock Each year, U.S. News faces a tall task: Ranking jobs to highlight those that are better than most. The problem? There isn't one type of worker who wants one type of job to fit one type of lifestyle. But whether you're drawn to work in health care or IT, in a creative field or the business world, certain things ring true: The best job for you holds your interest and pays for your lifestyle. And it's an occupation for which you could get hired to do.

The Swedish 17th Century Warship Vasa now in Sweden

The Swedish 17th Century Warship Vasa now in Sweden
In 1628, the Swedish warship Vasa set off on its maiden voyage from Stockholm harbor towards Poland, where a war was raging in the Baltic. 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. Unfortunately, Vasa was too top heavy and dangerously unstable.

Awesome Photographs Owls Perfectly Camouflaged Within Trees

Awesome Photographs Owls Perfectly Camouflaged Within Trees  Photographer Graham McGeorge has taken these incredible photos of eastern screech owls in Georgia's Okefenokee Swamp sitting in holes of trees. Masters of disguise, these owls roost mainly in natural cavities or in ones that woodpeckers make in large trees.

Incredible Views of Clouds Rolling Over Taiwan

Incredible Views of Clouds Rolling Over Taiwan Photographer Bai Heng-yao captures stunning images of fog as it rolls across the city of Taipei, Taiwan.  His multiple-exposure photos reveal nebulous clouds and starry expanses illuminated by a surreal color spectrum. As the sun rises, Heng-yao turns his lens to Taipei's horizon, to document the smudged pastel rainbow of city lights outlined against the mountainous terrain.

Spectacular Snowfall Turn Grand Canyon into Winter Wonderland

Spectacular Snowfall Turn Grand Canyon  into Winter Wonderland
A flurry of snow on New Year's Eve turned the Grand Canyon into a winter wonderland overnight, coating the entire landscape in a magnificent blanket of white.

Adorable Children and Props Formed from Everyday Household Items

Adorable Children and Props Formed from Everyday Household Items Adorable Children and Props Formed from Everyday Household ItemsJan von Holleben creates whimsical scenes of a kid-friendly world by using His small, energetic subjects lie on the floor surrounded by objects such as pillows, kitchen utensils, sports equipment and cardboard boxes. The scope of his scenes ranges from simplistic to complex.

Awesome Transparent Canoe Glass Bottom Boat

Awesome Transparent Canoe Glass Bottom BoatIf you’ve ever wanted to cruise the ocean in a glass-bottom boat, then consider this transparent canoe/kayak as another fun, unconventional option. The site Hammacher Schlemmer recently started selling the clear polymer hull that seats two people and supports up to 425 pounds of weight.

Photo of the Day: Snowstorm at the Grand Canyon

Photo of the Day: Snowstorm at the Grand Canyon
A New Year’s winterstorm bought record low temperatures, damaging winds and a snowstorm to the southwestern United States, blanketing the world-famous Grand Canyon. Northern Arizona received widespread snowfall totals of over four inches on New Year’s Eve and Day.

Photo of the Day- A Baby Bed Inspired by the Film "Jaws"

Photo of the Day- A Baby Bed Inspired by the Film "Jaws"

13 Artists and Photographers Wish You a "Happy New Year!"

13 Artists and Photographers Wish You a "Happy New Year!"Happy New Year! Goodbye 2014, hello 2015! To kick off the new year, we thought we'd put together this compilation post of artists and photographers wishing you a very happy new year. In their own unique way, they've paired a picture with a few words of reflection or advice.

Incredible Upside-Down House in Siberia

Incredible Upside-Down House in Siberia
This upside-down house built as a tourist attraction in Siberia gives visitors the superpower of defying gravity — or at least creates a powerful illusion. Photographer Ilya Naymushin recently documented the experience of touring the house in a photo series for Reuters news agency.

Amazing Sky Cycle, A Pedal Powered Roller Coaster in Japan

Amazing Sky Cycle, A Pedal Powered Roller Coaster in Japan
Located in Washuzan Highland Amusement Park in Okayama city in Japan, the Sky Cycle is a pedal-powered roller coaster that requires riders to pedal all the way around, rather than just sit back and enjoy. The roller coaster is built over a hilly terrain and consists of a pair of elevated rails.