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US Navy Nuclear Super Aircraft Carrier Performs Crazy Skidding Over the Atlantic

The photo was taken last Sunday, July 8, from an airplane flying over the Atlantic Ocean. The USS Harry S. Truman is conducting sea trials in collaboration with Norfolk Naval Shipyard to train Sailors and ensure operability of equipment and systems while at sea. In the shot, the aircraft carrier is attempting a turn in the water, where it’s ramped up to full power and then the rudder is  pushed to make it turn, it’s like a car skid. Everything on the deck has to be tightly secured for this operation. Otherwise it would fall off into the water. That sort of turn usually… Read more »

The CONCH: A 90M Super-Yacht Concept Unveiled

British boat designer Alex McDiarmid has recently unveiled his newest concept design of a Super Yacht. With Conchology (the study of shells) in mind, the outer body is inspired from the Turitella shell (tower screw) which is a long twirled seashell, he called it The Conch. The concept sports a multi-colored exterior paint job, the openings in the shell serves as the windows to the 4 levels of the yacht. The vessel is designed to sail at a top speed of 18 knots, and a cruising speed of 14 knots. The shells on the top of the boat serves as skylights, allowing light in… Read more »

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