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5 Russian start-up plans to show space ads above world cities

Russian start-up plans to show space ads above world cities

The technology behind the wild idea involves swarms of tiny, light-reflecting satellites to create sprawling billboards in space. They say
plans to launch first batch is year 2021. They invented even name - it is called a "space display". Here is their teaser ad:
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7 Soviet Mobile Power Station that Was Using Jet Engines [wow]

Soviet Mobile Power Station that Was Using Jet Engines [wow]

This is Soviet generator that is using jet engine and it's fuel is jet fuel. It is having to jet
engines AI-20, and two generators which can give 2.5 Megawatts. Here is how it looks inside:
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3 Youth Was Shown Cool New Robot That Turned out to be a Man

Youth Was Shown Cool New Robot That Turned out to be a Man

Russian forum showed the robot which turned out to be a human in the sort of "robot" costume.  "Young people have a
possibility on this forum to see the most contemporary robots". And then they show a "Robot Boris" who knows how to dance:
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3 Soviet Diesel Train Destroyed

Soviet Diesel Train Destroyed

Couple days ago near Tallinn (in Estonia its now) Soviet train has been destroyed. A survived old Russian loco called
"DR1A-2283" (just like droids in Star Wars) found its last grave in Estonia and we have photos how it was.
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12 Friends Have Built An Ultra Light Real Turbo Jet Airplane

Friends Have Built An Ultra Light Real Turbo Jet Airplane

If you have a plane that weighs less than 125 kilo then you don't have to register it even if its a turbo jet. However there were no before such a
small turbo jet plane - seemed impossible to build. But those friends have proved it wrong built a real turbo jet that is free of paper work.
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5 Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced

Soviet Tesla: Electric Lada from 30 Years Ago That Was Mass Produced

People admire the rise of electric cars these days. The Tesla Model S is said to be revolutionary and to have changed the way electric cars are
marketed and accepted in the world. Every brand is trying to come up with its own electric car. However, LADA had one back in 1980s.
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4 Ambitious Inventions of Soviet Union

Ambitious Inventions of Soviet Union

During the Soviet era, scientists were all the time coming up with a lot of weird ideas, which though weird, baffled everyone with their functionality. Some of those went into series production,
some, sadly, were never produced en masse. Some of the ambitious things can probably surprise even modern day people. Here are some of those, starting with a legendary Soviet snowmobile.
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5 Russian Army Robot IGOREK from Kalashnikov Company

Russian Army Robot IGOREK from Kalashnikov Company

Today, during an "Army 2018" expo forum, the Russian company Kalashnikov has presented journalist with an "Igorek" (diminutive from name Igor). They stated
that this is, and I quote: "a unique anthropomorphic marching complex that can be used to solve different combat and even engineering tasks".
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0 Soviet Spy Camera [6 photo]

Soviet Spy Camera [6 photo]

  British auction had this lot - 25 vintage Soviet spy cameras masked as normal Soviet camera
"Zenith-E" camera in a case. To understand how it work they had contact Russian factory who made those.
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4 10 Firearms of Russia Special Force [photos]

10 Firearms of Russia Special Force [photos]

In USSR special forces mainly used "tuned" army pistols and rifles. In late 1980s situation changed - special forces got "special" firearms. 1.
"Vintorez" rifle (above) - first use - Chechen war. 50-100 shots per min, target range 400m, still main rifle in spetsnaz. More:
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