Category Archives: transportation

Aerial man lift

Some boom lifts get so high they require an FAA permit. This one is a 200-footer. Hang on. [4:21] Note: I operated a 40′ JLG boom lift on a daily basis when I worked at the warehouse. For me, anything … Continue reading

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Oobleck speed bump

A Spanish company has designed a speed bump that won’t hinder slow drivers but will still stop motorists driving too fast. The speed bump is filled with a non-Newtonian liquid which changes viscosity when pressure is applied at high velocity.

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Terminal communication

Terminal Communication is a fixed-frame work featuring the actions of drivers as they approach a badly signed junction leading into Rosslare Harbour ferry port, in County Wexford, Ireland. Filmed from a vantage point overlooking the junction, the camera captures the … Continue reading

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Hyperloop Phase 2 test

No info was given about the video. Hyperloop explained

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I-90 rock blasting – fave

A montage of the work that happened on I-90 over Snoqualmie Pass in Washington State back in 2013.

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Dash cam crashes

The Russians have the most dramatic ones. [8:45]

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Musk’s Hyperloop successfully tested

The Hyperloop is one step closer to becoming a reality. If it works, the new form of transportation could mean a journey from LA to San Francisco city would take just 50 minutes.

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Germany’s musical electric train

Locomotive made by Siemens emits a melodic tone when starting forward.

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Avalanche prevention

Railroad section-chief Bruce Gough is forced to bring out the big guns, a 105mm howitzer with military grade explosives to trigger man made avalanches along the track.

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Volkswagen’s “Buyback” staging area

The decaying Pontiac Silverdome is used to store VWs that cheated emissions tests. A sad waste of resources.

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Fuck these guys

Best title for the video. Assholes normally run in packs. [Streamable]

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Large pothole vs. oblivious drivers

Preoccupied drivers suffer the consequences of a nice, big pot hole.

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Intelligent speed bump

This intelligent road safety device can hardly be noticed by those drivers respecting the permitted speed. For those vehicles exceeding a certain speed limit, however, the “liquid” bump hardens and therefore becomes an obstacle. The speed bump is not really … Continue reading

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Positive Russian dash cam

A nicer view of Russians showing kindness. [4:04]

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Sneaky parking routine

Two cheating drivers use what looks like a well-rehearsed parking routine to muscle a motorist out of a space he has been waiting for for half an hour.

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Indian train station

There are too many people in India. Hell, there are too many people everywhere.

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