These Volkswagen Beetles Converted Into RV Hybrids Called “Bug Campers”
Mar16

These Volkswagen Beetles Converted Into RV Hybrids Called “Bug Campers”

There is no doubt that the Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic vehicles of all time, but its small size made it difficult for road trips. This is likely why the Volkswagen Bus because so popular. However, in the 1970’s some mechanics began tinkering with the cars to develop solutions that would make it more suitable for long travels. One of the most interesting outcomes of these experiments was the RV hybrids which were...

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Japanese Sleeper Trains Interiors Are A Peaceful Oasis
Feb21

Japanese Sleeper Trains Interiors Are A Peaceful Oasis

The 1960s saw great improvement in Japan’s economy, including the railways. The first modern high-speed rail line opened in 1964 and many limited express trains and overnight trains started to cross the nation. After the popularity of Japanese sleeper trains peaked in the 70s, however, the country’s expanding network of bullet trains, domestic air routes, and cheaper night buses have nearly wiped out this way of travel. (H/T) Image...

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A French Engineer Invents Shelters For The Homeless That Retain Heat During Winter
Feb19

A French Engineer Invents Shelters For The Homeless That Retain Heat During Winter

Kindness is beautiful. As we feel the winter chill in the air, we can be thankful for the heat and comfort in our home. However, not everybody in our world is so lucky. As the winter rages outside, there are currently people living without shelter. Homelessness is a real issue, and while we can be sympathetic, sympathy alone isn’t going to keep someone warm. More info: www.iglou.fr, Iglou Source A French engineer has come with an...

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Transparent Solar Panels Will Turn Windows Into Green Energy Collectors
Feb07

Transparent Solar Panels Will Turn Windows Into Green Energy Collectors

Researchers from Michigan State University developed completely transparent solar panels, which can have numerous applications in architecture, and other fields like mobile electronics or the automotive industry. Researchers have tried to create such a device before as well, but the final results were never satisfying. The team focused on the see-through factor, so they developed a transparent luminescent solar concentrator, or TLSC,...

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Scientists Now Believe That The Universe Itself Is Conscious
Feb06

Scientists Now Believe That The Universe Itself Is Conscious

A new scientific concept has recently come to light, which scientists are calling “panpsychism.” Panpsychism says that the universe could be capable of consciousness, which could change everything. For quite some time, scientists have been working to understand the universe, where it came from, and why we are here. However, they have often come up short until now. The scientist responsible for such a notion is Gregory Matloff, and his...

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19 Amazing Vintage Photos That Show How People Worked Before AutoCAD
Oct28

19 Amazing Vintage Photos That Show How People Worked Before AutoCAD

Technological advances cause some professions to cease to exist, but in the case of drafting technicians, it just made their desks smaller and tidier. AutoCAD was released in 1982 and by 1994 as many as 750 training centers had been using it worldwide. Before, drafting required pencils, erasers, t-squares, and much more time. And the photos below really show it. Looking at them, you can almost hear the rustling paper. Now,...

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Someone Turned 22 Marvel Actors Into Women, And People Realize Ryan Reynolds Basically Married Himself
Jun08

Someone Turned 22 Marvel Actors Into Women, And People Realize Ryan Reynolds Basically Married Himself

We haven’t figured out yet how to travel to a parallel universe, but we’ve already invented the next best thing. FaceApp. Using the program, someone has recently transformed Marvel actors into women, revealing how these famous men would look like if they were born with two X chromosomes. The makeovers quickly went viral and people were not sure how to react. Intrigued by the concept, A&D has decided to take this a few...

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Satirical Illustrations Of Today’s Problems By Gunduz Agayev (New Pics)
Nov17

Satirical Illustrations Of Today’s Problems By Gunduz Agayev (New Pics)

Gunduz Agayev, an illustrator from Azerbaijan, is continuing to criticize the problems of today through his colorful illustrations. This time he focuses on the society, the intolerance that’s settled into the minds of the masses and the consumer’s mentality that’s taking over the world. Scroll down to see his latest work and, if intrigued, click through to check out the artist’s other projects on police, justice, and war. More...

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World’s First Floating City To Emerge In The Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How The Life Will Look On It
Nov17

World’s First Floating City To Emerge In The Pacific Ocean By 2020, And Here’s How The Life Will Look On It

The concept of floating cities may sound like something from a science fiction novel, but it could become a reality by 2020. Seasteading Institute, a San Francisco-based nonprofit has been developing this idea since the foundation of the organization in 2008, and it has reached an agreement with the government of French Polynesia to begin testing in its waters. “If you could have a floating city, it would essentially be a start-up...

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This $1.7 Million Motor Home With Its Own Garage May Look Like An Ordinary Bus From Outside, But Only Until You Step Inside
Nov06

This $1.7 Million Motor Home With Its Own Garage May Look Like An Ordinary Bus From Outside, But Only Until You Step Inside

For most people, the term ‘motor home’ doesn’t exactly scream ‘luxury.’ One German company, however, is begging to differ, and they’ve just rolled out a $1.7m beast-on-wheels that makes your dad’s dingy 1973 GMC look like a Hot Wheels truck. The Performance S is the latest model in Volkner Mobil’s lauded Performance series of motorhomes, and much like its predecessors, it’s basically a 5-star hotel that you can park wherever you like....

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