This New Zero-Emission Superyacht Concept Can Power Itself Entirely by Wind

Click here to read the full article. Philippe Briand is starting off 2020 with a bang. The London-based design studio has just unveiled a stunning superyacht concept that will be powered entirely by wind.The 200-foot vessel, known as the SY200, will be completely self-sufficient in terms of energy and promises a true zero-emission sailing experience.More…

♬ Under the sea, Under the sea/ Strip-mining’s much better, Down where it’s wetter, Take it from me/ Up on the coast they work throughout the day, Monitored by the EPA/ While we be cruising, Discard harmful tailings, Under the sea ♬ [Frightening]

Main Discussion Sports Business Geek Entertainment D’awww Food Politics Podcast   ♬ Under the sea, Under the sea / Strip-mining’s better, Down where it’s wetter, Take it from me / Up on the shore they work all day, Monitored by the EPA / While we be sailing, Dump toxic tailings, Under the sea ♬   (msn.com)…

The Ghastly Catastrophe of Dolittle

The new film starring Robert Downey Jr. as a doctor who talks to animals is transfixing at times, if only because it’s such a disaster. David Sims January 16, 2020 Universal Hollywood makes bad movies all the time. Sometimes they’re highly enjoyable pieces of schlock that divert your attention for 90 minutes before vanishing from…

A minimum of 12 individuals die as boat sinks off Greek island of Paxi

Thousands of migrants and refugees have died in recent years while attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea [File: Reuters] At least 12 people have drowned when a boat loaded with asylum seekers sank in the Ionian Sea, according to Greece’s coast guard.     “So far 12 bodies have been recovered. The search and rescue operation continues,”…

Hazardous doors & fire dangers: Norway’s largest marine ship flagged as risky & PROHIBITED from sailing

The Royal Norwegian Navy’s newest ship cannot leave the dock as numerous safety hazards were discovered aboard the NATO vessel after being commissioned in May with much fanfare. Having cost 2.2 billion Norwegian krones (US$246 million), the logistics and supply ship KNM Maud is Norway’s largest naval vessel ever built. It has an operating room,…

The Greatest Spaceflight Minutes of 2019

Three lunar missions, commercial spaceflight milestones, the first all-woman spacewalk — 2019 was a busy year in space for public and private entities alike.NASA looked forward to new moon landings while celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. SpaceX launched its first commercial crew spacecraft and lofted a miniature prototype of its…