As people across the globe tremble in anticipation of this week’s supposed Mayan-predicted apocalypse, a former Chinese farmer and furniture maker inspected his latest creation, a sphere several meters tall he calls “Noah’s Ark”, designed to withstand towering tsunamis and devastating earthquakes. Previously, we have seen expects building a yellow spherical rescue capsule before doomsday arrives. Liu Qiyuan, aged 45, has now completed six pods, made by fiberglass casing over a steel frame and cost him a total of US$280,000. The pods are equipped with oxygen tanks, food and water supplies. It can carry 14 people at a time, come with seat belts, essential for staying safe in storms. The farmer came up with the design after watching the 2009 Hollywood disaster film 2012 …
When you cannot afford a real iPhone 5, you don’t have to trade in your kidney. Recently, a Chinese dude crafted an iPhone 5 out of a piece of steel. He published a set of photos on Sina Weibo showing how he made it. Check it out after the break.
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