The timelapse gets a little hectic and sometimes you don’t know what the hell is going on (unless you’re well-versed in canal building), but it’s just crazy to see a strip of land get carved out and then built out with concrete. Like, we just really gashed the Earth and filled it up with water.
Flat-bottomed barges have been hauling goods up the canals of Belgium for almost two centuries. But by the 1950s, barges had outgrown the series of locks and lifts along the Canal du Centre. This is the Belgians' €160 million answer.
Wouldn't this be fun? I want to try it with the Marx Brothers' A Night at the Opera cabin scene. Next: Touch and Monica Bellucci.
How much simpler can it get? You take the HD satellite set-top box already sitting in someone's living room, perform a quick firmware update, plug an external hard drive into the USB jack and voila, it's a bleedin' DVR. Voila is right, though, since this News Corp-owned software fix is currently only available to…