A New Obscene Superyacht Is Getting Its Own Private IMAX Theater

How's this for obscene. Yacht-maker Ken Freivokh Design is in the process of engineering a brand new 500-foot superyacht for a client that will boast the world's first floating private IMAX theater below deck. And when it's not being used to show movies, the Nemo Room, as it's being called, will display live… »11/07/14 11:20am11/07/14 11:20am

This Floating Lab Can Sequence DNA in Real Time, Anywhere in the World

Until now, sequencing the genomes of many marine animal species has been all but impossible, what with the need to transport delicate specimens thousands of miles back to a terrestrial laboratory. But thanks to this mobile genomics lab created by the University of Florida, researchers will be able to run a specimen's… »4/30/14 11:40am4/30/14 11:40am

Inside the Celestial Workshop That Makes the World's Fastest Yachts

Very few people have ever stepped foot on a boat made by yacht design studio Wally—builder of the fastest yachts on the planet—and even fewer have stepped foot inside their loud, hot workshop in Monte Carlo. British photographer Benedict Redgrove is one of them. Here's what a $33 million yacht looks like before the… »8/05/13 1:11pm8/05/13 1:11pm

You'll Never Run Out Of Deck Space On This Expanding Yacht

It's now pretty common to find motorhomes, and even smaller camping trailers, that transform and expand to increase the amount of living space inside. But the Wider yacht is the first seaborne vessel that features an expanding mid-section to increase its usable deck space, and provide easier access to the water. »7/17/12 7:40pm7/17/12 7:40pm

Of Course the World's Most Expensive Private Yacht Has Its Own Laser Shield

What does one do with an extra $590 million burning a hole in his pocket? Well, if one is Chelsea boss and multi-kagillionaire Roman Abramovich, one commissions the construction of a floating pleasure island replete with early-warning missile detection. The only thing it's missing are those cute mini-giraffes. »1/27/12 2:00am1/27/12 2:00am