The first Solar Impulse proved that solar powered planes can make 26-hour international flights at night. Solar Impulse 2 raises the stakes by taking on the entire world.
Fastest, that is unless you count rocket cars. Let’s not count rocket cars.
The largest walking robot in the world is a 30-foot tall, fire-breathing, mechanical dragon. Who's brave enough to challenge it?
Her name is Lola, and she does the 204 mph cha-cha.
Sure this thing has to be driven lying down and only goes 15 MPH, but with four-digit gas mileage, nobody's counting.
Watch "The Paper Airplane Guy" win the Guinness World Record for longest distance throw.
Being the futurists that we are, we flip out every time we see a transparent display, so it's no surprise that we'd freak out over one that's essentially made out of really thick soap bubbles. Even more exciting is that ultrasonic vibrations shot through the display can alter an images "texture."
Dubai's Burj Khalifa is about to get dethroned as the world's tallest building by early 2013. A Chinese company called BSB that specializes in erecting pre-fabricated buildings will begin construction on the 838-meter tall Sky City in Changsa, China in what will be a record 90 days.
Want to live in the tallest residential tower in the world? Bring your checkbook, Richie Rich, because the cheapest apartment in World One, a 1,470 foot monster now under construction in Mumbai will cost you $1.5 million, with the fanciest one going for $12 million. Just look at that high altitude sundeck!