The x2 Sport Underwater Jet Pack is the world’s first wearable jet pack that lets you fly through the water faster than an Olympic swimmer They are currently available to pre-order on Indiegogo.
They have built terminal 3 of Singapore’s airport and the The Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line aka Trans-Tokyo Bay Highway. Aqualine is a bridge–tunnel combination across Tokyo Bay in Japan. It connects the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa Prefecture with the city of Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture, and forms part of National Route 409. With an overall length of 14 km, it includes a 4.4 km bridge and 9.6 km tunnel underneath the bay—the fourth-longest underwater tunnel in the world.
Surprisingly, we know little about Earth’s oceans despite covering more than 70% of our planet’s surface. With more than 95% of the world’s underwater realm unexplored, scientists know more about the surface of the Moon and Mars than the bottom of the ocean. Due to intense pressures and poor visibility, the deep ocean is an extremely challenging place to study. But that could be set to change in the not too distant future, thanks to a pioneering architect’s ambitious project which will see a $50 million floating laboratory take to the seas.
The gravity model of the North Atlantic ocean basin reveals tectonic history in sharp detail.
It’s like someone pulled a plug in the oceans and drained them away as a sea-floor map has exposed thousands of never-before-seen underwater mountains and ridges. The map was generated by the highest-resolution gravity model ever made for the oceans and will guide deep-sea research for years to come. (Video)
The Marmaray Tunnel, İstanbul, Turkey
An underwater railway tunnel has opened in Turkey that links Europe to Asia and the east and west sides of Instanbul. The system was one that was proposed 150 years ago by an Ottoman sultan.
The Water Discus in Dubai is one of the latest projects in an underwater hotel. The hotel comprises two discs – an underwater and above-water one. This combination will allow guests to admire the depths of the ocean while making the most of the warm climate. (Video and photos)
Because of a trend toward smaller urban living, a bad economy and high debt, the Millennials will likely be a generation of renters for years to come. But there’s a group of young adults we don’t talk about that deserves some attention: Those who are already homeowners.
American homeowners who are underwater on their mortgages actually are only running a “paper loss.”
According to real estate site Zillow, nearly 16 million homeowners – not quite a third of people with mortgages – owe more on their home loans than their properties are worth.