The International Space Station (ISS) is a modular space station in low Earth orbit. The station serves as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory in which scientific research is conducted in astrobiology, astronomy, meteorology, physics, and other fields. The ISS is suited fo..
According to a report found in an old book published in 1562, two Greek men went into hiding several times in an oblong object in the river Tagus near the city of Toledo in the presence of the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, without getting wet and without the flame they took with them was extinguishe..
The piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-1731) of Italy. Cristofori was unsatisfied by the lack of control that musicians had over the volume level of the harpsichord. He is credited for switching out the plucking mechanism with a hammer to create the modern piano in around the year 170..
A coast guard is a maritime security organization of a particular country. Among the responsibilities that may be entrusted to a coast guard service are: search and rescue, enforcement of maritime law, safety of vessels, maintenance of seamarks and border control.The designers of Metal Time thought ..
The creator of helicopters was born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1889. In 1900, at age 11, he accompanied his father to Germany and became interested in natural sciences. By age 12 he had made a small rubber band-powered helicopter. In 1939 he designed and flew the first viable helicopter, which pioneered th..
The Titanic was a luxury British steamship that sank in the early hours of April 15, 1912 after striking an iceberg, leading to the deaths of more than 1,500 passengers and crew.With this great model of the Titanic, the designers of Metal Time have serious differente plans.The " Lost at Sea" is char..
The history of "time" goes back millennia. For thousands of years, people have come up with various devices for measuring and tracking time. The use of the sexagesimal system to measure time was invented in Sumer around 2000 BC. But the clock as we know it now was not alway's a tool for everyone.In ..
Section of the coastline of Brittany had always been known by sailors to be a rugged and dangerous area. Being the westernmost point of land, it is a heavily trafficked sea-lane, and also experiences severe weather during much of the year. The Lighthouse was absolutely necessary part of the coa..
Minerals have to be mined in areas covered with water. And here fantastic structures come to the rescue- floating platforms. This is almost a city block on the water with residential blocks: factory building, mechanisms. helipads and even its own tower. It is this tower which give the platform a cha..