Author: Aidan

Yacht purposefully floating in the water as if it was sinking

Love, Love

Julien Berthier, giving boat owners and marina managers heart attacks since 2007.

Berthier modified fibreglass sailboat, chopping off the front half of the boat and re-arranging the keel to create the impression that the boat was sinking. Curator of the “Drift 08” exhibition on the Thames noted in the Evening Standard that she “thought it was an optimistic piece, because it never sinks.”…

T1 weighted MR Head

Point-of-Care MRI

US company Hyperfine recently received FDA approval for their groundbreaking mobile point-of-care MRI scanner.

Run-of-the-mill MRI machines are massive, permanent installations requiring liquid helium-cooled cryogenic superconducting coils and giant power supplies, whereas the Hyperfine machine can be rolled into a room and be plugged into a typical wall socket in a manner similar to existing portable Ultrasound and X-ray machines, without the hazardous ionising radiation of the former.…

Watch with a light face and 24 hours per revolution


I’m not a fan of spending a lot of money on fashion accessories like watches, but this one is definitely interesting. The company’s ethos is to “slow down” which seems like a great idea if you are lucky enough to have a life that allows such a lax approach to time management.…

A grid of photographs showing discarded disposable gloves


Dan Giannopoulous has been photographing discarded disposable gloves across London. Bad manners and callous disregard for the environment from the people of London but at least something good has come from it.

If you like this you might also like his series covering empty drug baggies.…

Sailor on the bridge-wing of the USS Fitzgerald, with the cargo ship Crystal looming in the background

Death And Valor On An American Warship Doomed By Its Own Navy

ProPublica have published a well-written series of rich content articles about the fatal collisions between commercial shipping and US Navy Destroyers in the Pacific. They are long articles but are well worth a read, providing an insight into the catastrophic sequence of events leading to deaths.…