Vacheron Constantin took everybody’s breath away last SIHH by introducing five versions of the Métiers d’Art Les Aérostiers. These watches pay tribute to the early days of aviation when hot air balloons where the first means for humankind to explore the earth from above. Continue reading Vacheron Constantin Métiers d’Art Les Aérostiers
You might be aware of one of Uranus’ complexities: It spins on its side, and its moons orbit on that same rotated plane. New evidence strengthens the case that Uranus was smashed in a giant collision, resulting in its sideways orientation to its orbital plane and perhaps explaining some of the planet’s other mysteries. Continue reading Did Something Massive Smash Into Uranus?
It doesn’t matter what ludicrous conspiracy theory is stopping you from storing your money in a bank, you’ll be happy to know that the US Department of the Treasury has an entire division dedicated to the task of trying to rebuild and recover currency should your cash-stuffed mattress get destroyed in a fire or flood. Continue reading The U.S. Treasury Has a Whole Department That Rebuilds and Refunds Destroyed Cash
As the U.S. prepares for war in space, China’s bringing the space war home. Its ZKZM-500 laser assault rifle is reportedly capable of hitting a target from a kilometer away, igniting flammable objects, and burning through human skin. And it’s ready for production, the researchers behind the project claim. Continue reading China Claims to Have a Real-Deal Laser Gun That Inflicts ‘Instant Carbonization’ of Human Skin
Brazil sealed their quarter-final place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday as they dispatched Mexico 2-0 at the Samara Arena in Russia. Continue reading Neymar, Roberto Firmino Push Brazil Past Mexico at 2018 World Cup