The World's Biggest Dump Truck Can Haul a Staggering 500 Tons

What looks like a small apartment complex is actually the biggest vehicle man has ever dared to put on eight wheels. Designed and built by a Belarusian company called BelAZ, the 75710 (come on, you couldn't have thrown the word mega in there?) itself weighs almost 900 tons, and can haul close to 500 tons of mined rock. » 10/03/13 4:21pm 10/03/13 4:21pm

A Timelapse of a Massive Turbofan's Blades Being Installed by Hand

GE's monster, GEnx turbofan is a marvel of modern tech that completely changed conventional turbofan design. But just because it creates a massive amount of pressure by actually containing burning air and fuel in the combustor itself doesn't mean its not still a labor of love. As you can see in GE's timelapse above,… » 9/25/13 2:20pm 9/25/13 2:20pm

This Is World's Largest Super Collider That Never Was

The Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva is 17 miles (27 kilometers) long. It's an incredible machine capable of releasing 14 TeV (Tera-electronvolts) of energy, which gave the Europeans the lead in experimental physics. But back in the early 80s, there was going to be another beast that could have obliterated the… » 12/15/12 7:03pm 12/15/12 7:03pm