Forget About FedEx: Introducing the Cargonaut

Wouldn’t it be great if these air carriers really existed? They’d drop off your heavy school books or shopping bags right at your door. Matthias Schmiedbauer is feeling our pain. His Cargonaut concept makes us believe that one day this could actually happen!

Here he is describing his vision: 2026 – New York, Berlin, Shanghai. Millions of people are traveling through these cities day by day. Due to technological progress in miniaturization, portable devices have become comfortable to carry. However city travelers are still heavily loaded with shopping bags, groceries or luggages which technology is not able to compress. From now on, a revolution in personal urban transit has occurred: Cargonaut, a humanoid flight robot, comes to your current position to relieve you of your loads. After placing your bags or luggage in one of the publicly available sky boxes, Cargonaut delivers within minutes to a chosen destination. Flying robots for the urban city dweller. Doesn’t sound too far-fetched now, does it? Source: Coroflot {Via Core77}

December 4, 2016

Adventure Photographer Swims With Millions of Jellyfish

Ever wonder what it would be like to swim with jellyfish? Travel and adventure photographer Kien Lam fulfilled this fantasy by flying across the globe to Jellyfish Lake in Micronesia. Anyone who has been stung by a jellyfish can attest—it’s not a pleasant experience. But Jellyfish Lake in Palau is filled with millions of jellyfish that have evolved in a way that makes it safe for humans to swim in the same waters.

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December 3, 2016

Adventurous Photographer Treks to Remote Buddhist Village Before It Disappears

If you’re unfamiliar with Larung Gar, it may be because the small, remote town located in a far-flung corner of China has largely stayed out of the tourism spotlight. It is, however, a cultural and historical Tibetan treasure that has been undergoing tremendous changes in the past few decades, particularly in the midst of global controversy between Tibet and China.

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