Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes In Our Planet Revealed By Incredible NASA Images
Mar04

Earth, Then and Now: Dramatic Changes In Our Planet Revealed By Incredible NASA Images

Advertisement If you compare some of the photographs which can be found on NASA’s website, you can really see how human beings have changed the appearance of our world over the years. The time difference between these images ranges from five to 100 years. Incredible stuff. Pedersen Glacier, Alaska. Summer, 1917 — summer, 2005 Aral Sea, Central Asia. August, 2000 — August, 2014 Carroll Glacier, Alaska. August, 1906 — September, 2003...

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Step Inside Rupert Murdoch’s Luxurious $84 Million Private Jet
Jan09

Step Inside Rupert Murdoch’s Luxurious $84 Million Private Jet

At $84 million it’s the epitome of luxury air travel, and according to The AFR media mogul Rupert Murdoch is the latest name on the exclusive list of G650 owners, along with Carlyle Group founder David Rubenstein, Multiplex heir Tim Roberts and The Dow Chemical Company CEO Andrew Liveris. The G650 can climb to 41,000 feet in just 22 minutes, and reach a cruise speed of 956km/h. In 2013, the G650 set a world record for the fastest...

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This Inflatable Sleep Hoodie Lets You Nap Anywhere
Jan07

This Inflatable Sleep Hoodie Lets You Nap Anywhere

You’re a successful 21st century citizen of the world, but your regular, naturally sourced hoodie is holding you back. After all, if your hoodie doesn’t have a discreet inflatable pillow hidden in its hood, what good is it? Well, lucky for you, California based Hypnos is giving out tickets to Sleep City, and you’re invited! Designed by Josh Woodle, the Hypnos sleep hoodie will let you nap anywhere. The starting at 46 USD garment comes...

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65 Photos That Prove 2015 Wasn’t The Worst Year After All
Jan02

65 Photos That Prove 2015 Wasn’t The Worst Year After All

2015 is over, and while many in the media have focused on the negative, readers of A&D know that there were many good things that happened this year. Yes, politicians continue to start new wars, but it’s up to us, regular, everyday people to make the world a better place, and we believe that the stories below prove this to be true. So take a look back at some of the touching stories that we covered in 2015. Which one was...

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The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure Of The Seas
Dec27

The World’s Largest Cruise Ship: Allure Of The Seas

She’s the newest addition to the Royal Caribbean fleet and the world’s largest cruise ship. With 2,700 rooms spanning 16 decks, the Allure of the Seas is like a miniature city, travelling from Fort Lauderdale to the Carribbean at a comfortable 22 knots. Oh and there’s a Starbucks on board… Below you will find a collection of images and jaw-dropping statistics in an attempt to put this behemoth into perspective. Enjoy! The Allure Of...

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There’s A $17.5 Million Fallout Shelter For Sale In Case Nuclear War Happens
Dec11

There’s A $17.5 Million Fallout Shelter For Sale In Case Nuclear War Happens

The subterranean home includes a 15-seat home theater. A 45-foot-deep underground bunker in southeast Georgia has recently been listed for $17.5 million. The 12-bedroom, 12-bath lair was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 1969 during the Cold War for $7 million. In 2012, the subterranean facility was fully renovated to meet government standards for underground residences. Located two hours from Savannah, the...

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This Is What $1,000 A Month In Rent Would Get You All Around The U.S.
Nov23

This Is What $1,000 A Month In Rent Would Get You All Around The U.S.

Let’s all move to North Carolina, people. Brooklyn — $1,000 zillow.com Size: 300-square-foot studio Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant Amenities: It does have hardwood floors and high ceilings, but the kitchen is so close to the bed that you could probably cook an omelette while taking a nap. Also, there’s a communal bathroom to share with other tenants, and nothing says “fun” like a toilet clogged with someone else’s fecal matter....

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David And Victoria Beckham Are Reportedly Buying The Most Expensive Country Home In The UK For $41 Million
Nov20

David And Victoria Beckham Are Reportedly Buying The Most Expensive Country Home In The UK For $41 Million

The Beckhams may have watched too much “Downton Abbey” for their own good. According to the Mirror, People’s “sexiest man alive” David Beckham and his wife Victoria Beckham are set to plunk down $41 million on a country estate in The Cotswolds, in south-central England. The historic and grand 10-bedroom estate in question, known as The Abbotswood Estate, is set on 774 acres of pristine English...

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I’ve Spent Years Searching For India’s Vanishing Subterranean Marvels
Nov18

I’ve Spent Years Searching For India’s Vanishing Subterranean Marvels

Thirty years ago on my first of many visits to India, I saw a form of architecture entirely unknown to me. Called a “stepwell” (but known throughout India by many other names including “vav” and “baoli”). I was stunned after peering over a low stone wall to find the ground disappear beneath me. A man-made stepped chasm plunged six stories underground, full of ornate stone columns and sculpture that seemed to disappear into murky...

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384ft-Tall Apartment Tower To Be World’s First Building Covered In Evergreen Trees
Nov16

384ft-Tall Apartment Tower To Be World’s First Building Covered In Evergreen Trees

Stefano Boeri, an Italian architect with an affinity for innovative green structures, is set to build a 117m-tall (384ft) apartment tower in Lausanne, Switzerland, that will be the first building in the world to be covered in evergreen trees. The 36-story green tower, aptly named “La Tour des Cedres” (The Tower of Cedars), will be home to more than 100 trees, 6,000 shrubs and 18,000 plants spread over roughly 3,000 square meters of...

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