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Coulson Aviation Fireliner – révolutionnaire dans la lutte contre les incendies aériens

Coulson Aviation Fireliner – révolutionnaire dans la lutte contre les incendies aériens

Coulson Aviation Fireliner – révolutionnaire dans la lutte contre les incendies aériens Alors que Tangent Link se prépare pour sa conférence Aerial Firefighting Europe (Conférence sur la lutte contre les incendies aériens) au nouveau Base Aérienne de la Sécurité Civile à Nîmes, Alan Warnes parle avec Wayne Coulson, PDG, du Boeing 737-300s qui éteignait les […]

La Chine fait transiter son commerce par le Pakistan

La Chine fait transiter son commerce par le Pakistan

Le Baloutchistan pakistanais se prend à rêver de richesses, d’emplois, bref de développement, depuis que la Chine a lancé le projet de faire passer une partie de son trafic commercial par voie terrestre. Un investissement «à la chinoise» s’élevant à 46 milliards de dollars mais qui impose un retour au calme dans une région qui […]

Maeklong Railway Market: Marketplace With a Railway Track Through it

Maeklong Railway Market: Marketplace With a Railway Track Through it

Maeklong Railway Market, located in Samut Songkhram, Thailand, around 37 miles west of Bangkok, looks like any other open-air market in Asia. There are tropical fruits and vegetables such as lychee, durian, and mango in big brightly colored piles, variety of dried spices, pastes and herbs, freshly caught seafood and other local foods. The crowd […]

Futuristic Looking Spaceport America Near Completion in New Mexico

Futuristic Looking Spaceport America Near Completion in New Mexico

Spaceport America, dubbed as the first spaceport in the world, looks like a gigantic moth, its rounded wings outspread against the arid, reddish-brown dirt of southern New Mexico. The view from east reveals a curved, pitched glass facade, soaring steel hanger doors and a white-on-white interior. The lofty architecture encapsulates the equally lofty dream of […]

Most Powerful Artificial Tornado at Mercedes-Benz Museum, Germany

Most Powerful Artificial Tornado at Mercedes-Benz Museum, Germany

The Mercedes-Benz Museum is home to more than just automobiles. In 2007, the Guinness Book of Records gave it recognition for housing the “strongest artificially generated tornado in the world.” The 34.4 meter high (that is 37.2 yards to those metrically challenged) vortex was not designed as an attraction, but to channel smoke out of […]

China Builds Road Around House Because Owner Refused to Move

China Builds Road Around House Because Owner Refused to Move

In the eastern Chinese city of Wenling, a lone five-story row house with ragged edges stand in the middle of a motorway in staunch defiance. The house belongs to Luo Baogen, a duck farmer, and his wife who are the lone holdouts from a neighborhood that was demolished to make way for the main thoroughfare […]

Beautiful ‘Smeared Skies’ Photos by Matt Molloy

Beautiful ‘Smeared Skies’ Photos by Matt Molloy

These beautiful photos of the sky were created by stacking images of the same scene together by Photographer Matt Molloy. Usually photo stacking is used either to create HDR images or to increase depth of field of the camera or a time-lapse video. Mr Molloy used the same technique, albeit in a different way, to […]

High Line – Abandoned Railway Line Becomes Elevated Park in New York

High Line – Abandoned Railway Line Becomes Elevated Park in New York

The High Line is a mile long, garden park in New York City built on an elevated 1.45-mile section of an abandoned railway line called the West Side Line, which runs along the lower west side of Manhattan. In 1980 the last freight train ran along the elevated railway line reportedly pulling three boxcars of […]

Jason Tozer’s Planetary Bubbles

Jason Tozer’s Planetary Bubbles

These planetary pictures of Jupiter like gas-giants with swirling hurricanes are actually common soap bubbles. Photographer Jason Tozer was commissioned to make these using Sony’s Alpha 350 DSLR camera by the visual communication magazine Creative Review. The shoot came about after Sony approached Creative Review in 2008 looking for a way in which to demonstrate […]

Coming of Age in Cartography: Evolution of the World Map

Coming of Age in Cartography: Evolution of the World Map

Mapmaking has been an integral part of human history for thousands of years. It is believed that the human activity of graphically representing one’s perception of his world is a universally acquired skill and one that pre-dates virtually all other forms of written communication. From cave paintings to ancient maps of Babylon, Greece, and Asia, […]