The CAT 797 mining truck is one of the largest haul trucks in the world and putting one together requires giant machinery that makes the truck look like a humungous Transformer or starship or alien planet station or mech or anything that’s comically oversized being built.
Okay, I know Globemasters are huge, but I'm always stunned when I see how much you can fit inside one of them.
The government has been shut down for over a week, as have plenty of federally funded websites. Which makes me appreciate a good civic website even more. I was able to find seven city sites that will make you feel good about government again. Maybe.
Okay, let me just get this out of the way. AHHHHH HOLY CRAP THIS RAT WEIGHS NINE POUNDS! There, I feel better, but residents of the Florida Keys don't. Why? Because these 9-pound Gambian giant pouch rats are on the loose.
Yeah yeah, the Galaxy Note is huge. But Abdel Ibrahim and Jon Dick at The Tech Block found ways to work the mobile colossus into their everyday lives.
I'm no artist. I couldn't draw a stick figure to save my life. But even I would be able to make a kick-ass sketch using this insanely cool, 9-feet tall, room-sized Spirograph by artist Eske Rex. (It takes up 380-square-freaking-feet.)
This video shows the guts and construction process of the Dreamlifter. Used to transport the composite fuselage and immense wings of the 787 Dreamliner, Boeing built this beast in the USA because they couldn't find an aircraft to ferry these parts cheaply and on time through the world. Only four Dreamlifters have been…