Read more info here - a car that reduces it’s environmental impact through the use of magnets. The design for this car was the winner of the Interior Motives Design Awards unseen technology award for 2007 (designed by Matus Prochaczka).
The weight of the car is reduced by using an electric engine with magnets the same polarity as the roads. The resulting upward force lightens the vehicle's weight by 50%.
Bolivian Wrestlers (in cooperation with National Geographic magazine)
National Geographic features the story about indigenous Aymara women from the highlands of Bolivia - they used to be mocked for their old-fashioned dress and traditional ways, but are now earning pocket money and street cred in the wrestling ring, wearing their many long petticoats, lacy shawls, their hair in long braids, and a bowler hat on top.
They do the kind of theatrical fighting that made Mexico's freewheeling lucha libra so popular, and on Sunday nights in the town of El Alte near La Paz, the crowds pack the arena and cheer for Yolanda La Amorosa and Evil Claudine, two of the biggest stars:
Saimir Strati from Tirana, Albania likes to do such detailed and grandiouse projects. His last Guinness-record mosaic sculpture was made from 1 million toothpicks. This time it's only 300,000 corks - but the resulting art will be three-dimensional, with various levels of cork height.
Do not try it on your own, of course, but since our last featured video where the local daredevil was street-tubing in the flooded neighborhood (with pretty miserable results) - we received this image, that takes the similar activity to a new level:
Looks like this guy has a lot to say... if you only let him.
"Dark Roasted Blend" - All Kinds of Weird and Wonderful Things, Discovered Daily!"
DRB is a top-ranked and respected source for the best in art, travel and fascinating technology, with a highly visual presentation. Our in-depth articles in many categories make DRB a highly visual online magazine, bringing you quality entertainment every time you open your "feed" reader or visit our site.