monster machines
The World's Biggest Hammerhead Crane Can Lift an Entire 747

Many of today's seafaring megastructures would be nigh on impossible to build without the lifting assistance provided by dockside cranes. And as we continue to build ever-bigger systems we'll need ever bigger cranes, like the gigantic hammerhead from Kone. Read More >>

monster machines
This 3,600-Tonne Goliath Crane Has Laser Vision and a Robot Brain

Ships today—even the massive likes of the Emma Maersk and Marco Polo—just aren't big enough to handle the demands of globalised trade. So to quickly and safely build the next generation of super-sized LNG tankers and container vessels, China's Dalian shipyard relies on GE's staggeringly-huge, laser-guided Goliath gantry crane. Read More >>

Are You Impressed By This Publicity Stunt?

A German heavy equipment manufacturer decided they'd impress potential buyers—or maybe just people with a fetish for construction equipment—by using a series of massive cranes to lift each other. Read More >>

watch this
New Amazing Videos Show Birds Like You've Never Seen Them Before

Birds have always fascinated humans. Their flight has inspired writers, artists and engineers to create poems, legends, novels, airplanes and superheroes. The new BBC documentary Earthflight captures this fascination in a way that nobody has before. It's awesome. Read More >>


Don't have a Gizmodo UK account?