House flies with balloons for real just like in ‘UP’

If you have seen Disney/Pixar’s UP, then this picture should remind you of the same. As a part of a new series called ‘How Hard Can it Be?’ by National Geographic channel, this balloon house was created and made to fly for real. A team of scientists, engineers and world-class balloon pilots were involved in the designing and execution of the flight of 16X16 ft house, weighing about 2000 pounds.


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Car made of cars!

Although the above picture doesn’t reveal much, but a closer look shows the body made of arrays of toy cars. Made possible by James R Ford, the art in question is called the General Carbuncle and involves a 1981 Ford Capri covered with 4342 toy cars. “A fan of The Dukes Of Hazzard”, he  “turned an old banger into his version of the car from the hit TV show.”


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Europe in Lego

You can very well imagine the effort and patience needed to create a Lego structure. Well then, how about a map of a continent in Lego? No need to imagine it, for what you are seeing is actually a replica of the European map built with Lego bricks. The fantastic structure called the Euromap not only includes detailed color coded topography but even notable monuments in different countries.


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