A list of intriguing things
One: A prototype flying car—called AirCar (duh!)—recently completed a 35-minute flight between two airports in Slovakia. FYI: It can only carry two people and a maximum of 200 kg. BBC News has all the details. Watch the car below!
Two: Tippoo’s Tiger is a truly intriguing art object once owned by Tipu Sultan, and created somewhere between 1782 to 1799. It is also one of the top attractions at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Yes, that’s a tiger mauling an Englishman. The V&A has everything you need to know about this wonderful creation. Watch it in action below:
Three: This awesome digital cat prances, naps and greets visitors on a 26-by-62-foot LED billboard in Tokyo. No, it isn’t an ad for some product—just meant to spread some cheer during the gloomy days of this pandemic. The South China Morning Post video report has everything you need to know about this heart-winning kitty-kat.
Four: This very cool looking building is the world's largest astronomy museum, set to unveil in Shanghai this week. It has no right angles or straight lines—and is instead formed from three overlapping arcs that are a nod to celestial orbits. CNN has more on the building and the museum.