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MuwiLawnMowerHeaderFour South Korean designers came up with a new concept for a lawn mower. The Muwi is an innovative lawn mower that calculates the size of the lawn and automatically cuts the grass., similar to how a Roomba operates. As the grass cuttings accumulate inside the machine, the Muwi constructs and compresses them into cylindrical blocks. The blocks can become balls for children to play with or discs that can be combined to make a chair. After the blocks are used, they can be left to return to nature. Read the rest of this entry »


FA-18HornetHeaderRecently released by the US Navy, these photos document an FA-18 Hornet as it shatters the sound barrier. The event took place on July 7, 1999 off the coast of Pusan, South Korea. The vapor cone around the craft is due to the Prandtl-Glauert Singularity, which occurs when an aircraft travels at transonic speed. Read the rest of this entry »