The Forgotten American Concordes - Boeing 2707 - Lockheed L-2000 SST

The Forgotten American Concordes – Boeing 2707 – Lockheed L-2000 SST

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When we think of supersonic passenger air travel, most people will think of Concorde, the joint British & French design which operated from 1976 until 2003 and up until this day, has been the only long term supersonic passenger jet service to operate. What many people don’t know is that in the 60’s a 70’s there were three other competing designs from the United States and Russia. The Russian Tupolev Tu-144 was the first commercial supersonic transport aircraft (SST) which had its first flight 2 months before Concorde on 31st December 1969. However, after a crash at the Paris air …

18 weird phone facts

18 Weird Phone Facts

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Mobile Phones have become so integral to modern life that they changed the way we work, communicate, relax and play, in this video we look at 18 weird phone facts 1. Steve Jobs made a prank call when introducing the first iPhone. When the iPhone was introduced in 2007, the Apple CEO used it to make a public prank call, ordering 4,000 lattes from a nearby Starbucks. However, The engineers of the prototype iphone which jobs was using were also relieved that it worked without a hitch throughout the presentation, as then “unfinished” iphone had been buggy and unreliable, so Jobs …

5 Most Amazing Cameras in the World

5 Most Amazing Cameras in the World

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Digital cameras are getting more powerful and smaller each year, with mega pixels counts and other features increasing at a breath taking rate but step away from the consumer devices and there are some truly amazing cameras being used. In this video we’ll look at some of the most amazing cameras in the world today and coming soon. Digitalglobe  Worldview-3 If you ever used google earth, bing, apple or most other mapping applications then you’ll have being seeing images mostly captured by satellites in orbit at around 360 odd miles above the earth. In 2014 a new satellite was launched …

5 Amazing Human Survival Stories

5 Amazing Human Survival Stories

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Shot by Firing Squad Wenseslao Moguel was a Mexican who was captured on the 18th March 1915 after being suspected of taking part in the Mexican revolution. He was summarily sentenced to death by firing squad without trial. He was shot by 8 times in the body, then once shot in the head at point blank range by the commanding officer to guarantee his death, or so it seemed. There are differing stories as to how he survived. Some say he was found alive but unconscious amongst the bodies of the others that had been executed and given medical attention …

5 Reasons Why We Cant Find Aliens - The Fermi Paradox

5 Reasons Why We Cant Find Aliens – The Fermi Paradox

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One of the biggest questions and indeed paradoxes that man has pondered on is the fermi paradox. This is, that despite there being billions of other stars with earth like planets out there, where are the signs of life from all the other alien civilisations that should statistically exist. So far we have found nothing to prove that intelligent life exists anywhere else other than here on Earth. In this video we’ll look at 5 reason why we can’t find any aliens. Earth Isn’t As special As We like to Think We humans do tend to hold ourselves in high …