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.
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…
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.
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.
Canada's mighty beavers have been keeping busy. This newly discovered beaver dam, in Alberta's Wood Buffalo National Park, is so big it can be seen from space. Check out some more pics of the 2,788-foot marvel.
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…