This Is the Biggest Cargo Ship on Earth

In order to keep up with the frenetic growth of global shipping traffic—which has quadrupled over the past two decades alone—commercial cargo ships keep getting bigger. And the newest king of the containerships isn't one of Maersk's EEE titans, it's the CSCL Globe. » 11/20/14 11:40am 11/20/14 11:40am

The World's Most Badass Combine Harvester Will Shuck Your Mind

For untold centuries, humanity manually harvested and threshed our grains to separate the literal wheat from the chaff. The advent of combine harvesters—those that both harvest and thresh the grains in a single, automated process—however has vastly increased our ability to cultivate crops. And the new CR10.90 from New… » 8/08/14 11:40am 8/08/14 11:40am

The World's Biggest TV Can Be Yours for $1.7 Million

A British company called Titan just unveiled a new TV, and it's ridiculous. At 370-inches, it's the largest television in the world, and at $1.7 million, it's also got to be the most expensive. But who could say no to 4K resolution on a screen that's the size of a house? » 6/11/14 6:05pm 6/11/14 6:05pm

The World's Largest Cargo Plane Can Swallow a 737 Whole

Whether you need to get an airliner across a continent without flying it, piggyback a space shuttle to its launch site, or ship Snoop Dog's oversized tour stage to Nigeria, you're going to need the world's biggest and strongest aircraft: the Antonov An-225. » 6/06/13 11:30am 6/06/13 11:30am

This Surreal Mall Is More Ghost Town Than Shopping Center

It's easy to find the the New South China Mall in the bustling metropolis of Dongguan in Guangdong province, China. With 892,000 square metres of leasable space, it's the largest shopping center in the world.* But you'll have to look much more closely to see if its even open.
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Russian Billionaire Buys World's Largest Drill, Swears He Won't Drill…

The following is not the plot to an upcoming Bond film: Russian bootstrap billionaire and Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich announced that his construction company, Infrastruktura, would spend $160 million on the world's largest drill. The drill, five meters wider than the current champ, built by the same… » 3/27/08 1:20pm 3/27/08 1:20pm