As one of the most iconic example of British aerospace engineering, XH558 is on her last tour. She will star at several air shows, including the world’s largest military air show, the Royal International Air Tattoo, before grounded forever in September.
Shipping containers are a cornerstone of the world’s economy, but they’re also very, very heavy and completely dependent on cranes to be moved about. Except the SL-Tainer, which is the first container to be blessed with built-in legs so that it can actually lift itself. Read more >>
These enormous devices you can see in this fisheye photo are the main parts of remote manipulator arms, which handle highly radioactive materials used to produce isotopes for medical purposes. Just look at the worker below, you can see how massive those arms really are. Read more >>
It’s one of the pop culture fantasy worlds that set the stage for today’s exoskeletons: wearable machines that grant you superhuman powers. Simmer down though, Tony Stark, exoskeletons aren’t quite there. Yet.