Tag «design»

North Vietnamese K-50M Submachine Gun

North Vietnamese K-50M Submachine Gun

Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum, and I’m here today at the Rock Island Auction Company taking a look at this North Vietnamese K-50M submachine gun. This is one of the scarcest variations of the very popular and very widely produced Papasha 41, which was of course …

106mm M40 Recoilless Rifle, History and Firing

106mm M40 Recoilless Rifle, History and Firing

Three, two, one, sending! Hey guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on ForgottenWeapons.com. I’m Ian McCollum and we’re out here today with a US M40 106 millimeter Recoilless Rifle This was really the ultimate evolution of the recoilless rifle in American military service So this starts the – the first recoilless rifles were …

Is DESIGN A Form of ART? (VLOG)

Is DESIGN A Form of ART? (VLOG)

Everyone just making a quick vlog video. So I’ve been reading my book which is the story of art It’s a fabulous book and it’s about art history and it’s raised the question in my mind Which is is design a form of art? And I found this fabulous finge online. It’s a it uses …

How the CN Tower was Built

How the CN Tower was Built

For almost 50 years, the CN Tower has dominated the skyline here in Toronto, Canada as one of the tallest communication towers ever built, and as one of the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century. Standing at just over 553 m, the tower opened to the public in the summer of 1976 as the …

One of the most epic engineering feats in history – Alex Gendler

One of the most epic engineering feats in history – Alex Gendler

In the mid-19th century, suspension bridges were collapsing all across Europe. Their industrial cables frayed during turbulent weather and snapped under the weight of their decks. So when a German-American engineer named John Roebling proposed building the largest and most expensive suspension bridge ever conceived over New York’s East River, city officials were understandably skeptical. …