Monday, January 23, 2017

B2B Lab: All Aboard for TrainVille...


The history of trains goes back to a simple “wagonway” train system dates all the way back to 2nd and 1st millennia BC, where Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians build roads with specific wheel-ruts deliberately cut into rock. This road configuration enabled them to more easily transport wagons that were pulled by horses or bulls, without any need for steering or controlling the trajectory of the wagon and allowing the journey in only two directions. The Greeks especially adopted this type of transport, even managing to build very impressive “wagonway" called Diolkos in ancient Corinth around 600BC, which may be called the first railway in history.



  Wagonway??


Steam Engine train going over a Trestle Bridge




Controls for Crossing Gates, 9-Volt Trans, PF  Trains,
Sound Effects

This was another collaborative effect by the 
Brics~2~Bots Engineers!

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Friday, January 6, 2017

NASA...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/59265761@N04/

NASA Live

LIVE: Expedition 50 Spacewalk: Commander Shane Kimbrough and Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson of NASA on the first of two spacewalks to perform a complex upgrade to the International Space Station's power system.

Check it out: