Watch this short video to understand why train wheels are conical instead of cylindrical and why they have rigid axels.
A train station in Japan is apparently unique, in that it has no exit or entrance other than the platform. Get off the train, check out the beautiful scenery, and get right back on again. 清流みはらし駅全貌駅出口という概念がない、展望専用駅とは…w pic.twitter.com/JPdx4ajvrm — Gota.del.Vient-SH1-1 (@Gota_Kaze_SH11) March 11, 2019 Called Seiryu Miharashi Eki, which translates to “Clear Stream Viewing Platform Station“, […]
An Australian locomotive engineer is very embarrassed. Via Newsweek: For around 50 minutes, the 1.2-mile locomotive sped along with 268 wagons in tow until authorities decided to remotely derail it from BHP’s operations center almost 1,000 miles away in Perth. The locomotive got free when its driver stepped out of his cab to check on […]
Kudos to those of us who have chosen a less wasteful third option to “paper or plastic” at the supermarket or club stores. Tote bags are reusable, but they can be a pain to tote around. Here’s an upgrade to that planet-saving measure. The Club Cart Lotus Trolley Bag is that rare tote you’ll want […]
Looking for a career in IT, gaming or software development? In the ever-changing world of the internet, versatility is your biggest asset. In other words, mastering Java might not cut it in an interview if you don’t know C#. However, there’s a bundle that covers the essentials in most any language. The Legendary Learn to […]
Getting a set of cookware that will outlast you is one of those signs you’ve truly grown up. It used to be easy to find durable materials that also cook well, but these days it can be hard to tell what’s quality and what brands are coasting by on a recognizable name. Well, there’s at […]