Incredible Film of London Life Goes Back to 1890

Yestervid posted a video of the very early film footage of London, including a modern shots of the same location today. Also features maps carefully researched to show where the camera was. Arranged by location, 46 shots of classic footage with a twist and an inspiring soundtrack.

Creating a Sun-Powered Death Ray

Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds from What Could Possibly Go Wrong?¬†on the Science Channel attempted to create a focused beam of light hot enough to melt bronze. To accomplish this goal, they will only use the lenses of old projection TV’s and the abundant light of the sun. Watch the video below.

Car Melting Skyscraper Finally Fitted With Shades

A London skyscraper that made headlines for melting cars last year has been fitted with shading in an effort to prevent more damage. The concave design of the¬†Walkie Talkie tower caused the sun to shine direct rays of light onto the street below and damaged several cars, including a Jaguar XJ. But now workers have… Continue reading Car Melting Skyscraper Finally Fitted With Shades

Beautiful London Sunrise

Amateur photographer Ben Chan created this awesome video using a GoPro camera and a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter to captured his perfect footage of the sunrise over London. The video was shot on a Sunday morning around 6 AM. via: BuzzFeed

Solar Mirrors Reflect Sunshine Into Norwegian Town

A¬†three¬†large solar mirrors was¬†installed on the hillside of Rjukan, Norway¬†to¬†reflect light on the shady small town, which has never seen sunlight during winter¬†for¬†the past 100 years. The sun is so low in the sky it never reaches the valley ground, where the town actually is. The 183-foot solar mirrors are programmed to track the sun… Continue reading Solar Mirrors Reflect Sunshine Into Norwegian Town

Reflected Sunlight From Skyscraper Melts Jaguar Car Parts

The Walkie Talkie tower¬†is reflecting blinding rays of light onto the street below, and has damaged Martin Lindsay’s Jaguar XJ. He¬†parked his Jaguar in central London’s Eastcheap last Thursday and says he was shocked that this could happen to his car. The car was in the ray for just an hour but the panels and… Continue reading Reflected Sunlight From Skyscraper Melts Jaguar Car Parts