WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 03, 2019 - Chasing Dory - World's smallest underwater drone.
(Worldkings.org) Take your underwater photography further with the smaller, lighter, more affordable submersible drone
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - The French Chateau With The World’s Largest Private Collection of Warplanes
(Worldkings.org) Among the rolling hills of Burgundy's wine country, surrounded by vineyards and forested land, stands a 14th-century castle belonging to Michel Pont, an avid collector of anything that moves fast—racing cars, motorcycles and even fighter jets. He has turned his castle in the French commune of Savigny-lès-Beaune into a vast museum with over 250 motorcycles, 30 racing cars and an impressive collection of nearly 80 warplanes and helicopters— the world’s largest private collection.
(Worldkings.org) Louisiana pine snakes are one of the rarest snakes in North America. These reptiles are non-venomous and have tan bodies with a pattern of brownish-black splotches running down their bodies. Their snouts are pointed, which helps them burrow into pocket gopher tunnels. Adults can reach four to five feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters) in length, though the largest recorded Louisiana pine snake was 5.8 feet (1.7 meters) long.
(Worldkings.org) In the city of Najaf, Iraq lies Wadi Al-Salam, the world’s largest and oldest graveyard. The name means “Valley of Peace” in Arabic. It is said that five million souls are buried in Najaf, which has been a cemetery for at least 1,400 years
(Worldkings.org) In Sedlec, a suburb of Kutná Hora of the Czech Republic is a small Roman catholic church known as ‘The Sedlec Ossuary’ or ‘The Cemetery Church of All Saints’.
(Worldkings.org) Spiders are fascinating creatures for the animal kingdom that only a select few of us stand without yelping in fear.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 01, 2019 - First fully rechargeable carbon dioxide battery lasts 500 cycles
(Worldkings.org) The search for advanced materials that can take battery technology to the next level has led scientists to some imaginative places, including designs inspired by the human spine and others that fashion key components into nanochain structures. Another example concerns an element we’re producing too much of in carbon dioxide, which scientists have now worked into a high-potential battery with the ability to recharge 500 times.
(Worldkings.org) In a city full of high-rises, a sixteen story skyscraper might not seem like much, but the Monadnock Building standing in the south Loop area of Chicago, between the Chicago River and Lake Michigan, is an edifice to behold.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – October 01, 2019 - Bose SoundWear Wearable Companion Speaker lets you wear your audio
(Worldkings.org) Sure, you want music with you at all times. But you don’t always want to slap on headphones and shut out everything else around you. You don’t have to. The SoundWear Companion speaker was designed for you. This wearable speaker offers the best of both worlds—convenience and connection—in a way that allows you to be present with your music as well as your surroundings. It rests comfortably on your shoulders, with sound that is full and clear to you—yet minimizes the sound for others. And with legendary waveguide technology at its core, that performance is easy to trust.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Adam Rainer – The Only Man On Earth Who Was Dwarf And Giant In The Same Life
(Worldkings.org) A man who had a height below the average in his twenties was now closer to the tallest man in history, only about a feet and 2 inches short. But the sad part was that at the same time Adam developed a severe curvature of the spine.