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Why steering wheels in boats are usually on the right? And what is port...

If you took a walk in a harbour you would quickly notice that many smaller boats and yachts have their steering wheels...

80 kW from 50 kg – this powertrain will electrify your classic car

Back in late autumn 2019 a Silverstone-based company Swindon Powertrain revealed its electric crate motor concept. High Power Density (HPD) EV system,...

Bollinger made the world’s first all-electric chassis-cab truck platform

Bollinger Motors is yet another new electric car company. How many of these startups have we already seen? Well, Bollinger at least...

Peugeot’s first electric car debuted right in the middle of WW2

Today all major car manufacturers are developing electric cars. But this is not an entirely new trend. In fact, most of the...

Aircraft recognition test from 1943 – can you recognize these WW2 airplanes? (Part 2)

At first you hear it roaring through the sky and then you see it - a military airplane, flying directly towards your...

Hydrogen-breathing Badger – Nikola revealed a new electric pickup truck

It seems like pretty soon we are going to have a nice selection of electric pickup trucks on the market. Tesla Cybertruck...

Why do outhouses have a moon or heart cutout on the doors?

Outhouses are not that common nowadays. Back in the day these humble buildings used to stand in every homestead. Many of them...

Why some cars don’t have a grab handle on the driver’s side?

There are several common features you can find in pretty much every car- a glovebox on the passenger’s side, some sort of...

What was the point of driving gloves? Why people used to wear them?

Nowadays we don’t have special clothing for driving. You wear what you wear and don’t change before taking the driver’s seat. However,...

Aircraft recognition test from 1943 – how well do you know WW2 planes?

How well do you know airplanes from the Second World War? Today it is merely a curiosity, but back in the day...

Round barns were once considered to be the future – what were their advantages?

If you ever travelled across the United States, especially the Midwest, you would find some round barns. That kind of style of...