Floating Cranes Are Unnatural, Physics-Defying Monstrosities

Those coolhunters over at Oobject have uncovered another gem of engineering: the floating crane. Because the cranes require a massive superstructure and a relatively shallow hull, designers have to approach them pretty much the opposite way they approach typical ship design. They weigh many thousands of tons, and yet… » 11/28/08 8:00pm 11/28/08 8:00pm