11 Interesting facts about motorcycle & motorcycling:

1. The first motorbike was built in Germany in 1885 by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach. It was called a Reitwagen (riding car) and it was the first gas powered vehicle, a precursor to the current day automobile.

2. The tallest motorbike in the Guinness Book of World Records was built and ridden by Gregory Dunham. It was over 11 feet from the ground to the handle bars. The tires alone were 6 feet tall and the entire bike weighed 2.94 tons.

The JetLev-Flyer Water Jet Pack is a water powered jetpack that provides a close-to-flying experience.
The product can only be used on water and allows the user to fly at up to 8.5m, controlling height, direction and speed by handheld controls. It's powered by water sent up through a tube to a jetpack attached to the user's back. Two pressure guns fire water into the lake or river, generating enough power to push the user into the air.
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On September 14, 1939, the VS-300, the world’s first practical helicopter, took flight at Stratford, Connecticut. Designed by Igor Sikorsky and built by the Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft Division of the United Aircraft Corporation, the helicopter was this first to incorporate a single main rotor and tail rotor design. Piloted by Sikorsky, the September 14 tethered flight lasted just a few seconds. The first free flight took place on May 13, 1940. The innovative 28-foot diameter, three-blade rotor allowed for variable pitch of the blades with a bla
Water lovers have their jet skis and land lovers have their four wheelers - what about those who love the cold sparkle of the mountain snow? They, of course, have their snowmobiles. Snowmobiling has actually existed for many years, primarily for search and rescue teams in remote snow covered areas and for transportation and hauling purposes for people who live in cold climates. Snowmobiling has just recently taken off as a recreational sport, but the popularity is growing exponentially. For snowmobile lovers, there's nothing like cruising down
Sandboarding is a board sport similar to snowboarding. It is a recreational activity that takes place on sand dunes rather than snow-covered mountains. This boardsport has adherents throughout the world, most prevalently in desert areas or coastal areas with beach dunes.

It involves riding across or down a dune while standing with both feet strapped to a board, though some sandboarders use a board without bindings.
Josh Tenge, professional sandboarding champion, holds the Guinness Book of World Records entry for the longest-dist
Wakeboarding is a surface water sport which involves riding a wakeboard over the surface of a body of water. It was developed from a combination of water skiing, snowboarding and surfing techniques.

The rider is usually towed behind a motorboat, typically at speeds of 17–24 miles per hour, depending on the water conditions, board size, rider's weight, type of tricks, and rider's comfort speed. This speed could also depend on the year, make, and model of the boat because some boats, which are not designed for wakeboarding, create a
Experience the thrill of driving through sand dunes or other locations on an adventure safari - perfect for the outdoor enthusiast and nature lover.
Not recommended! The only reason why this activity is part of ideas list is to drive AWARENESS!
Save The Elephant Foundation!!!
Wild elephants won’t let humans ride on top of them. So in order to tame a wild elephant, it is tortured as a baby to completely break its spirit. The process is called Phajaan, or “the crush”.
It involves ripping baby elephants away from their mothers and confining them in a very small space, like a cage or hole in the ground where they’re unable to move.
The baby elephants are then beaten
This World Heritage site has welcomed countless of travelers for thousands of years. Pamukkale translated means 'cotton castle'. A visitor may expect an imposing fortress, but then you will be delighted to find that Pamukkale is a collection of springs.

Pamukkale are white terraces formed through carbonate minerals, and the flowing water shaped it. A view from afar would show one a series of natural terraces which cascade to different levels. An ultimate indulgence would be lazing in one of the springs while enjoying the view from th
Interesting facts:
-The dwarf shark is as small as a human hand, while the whale shark can be as large as a truck.
-Sharks do not sleep the way.
-Nearly all kinds of sharks can swim up to 20-40 miles per hour. The Mayo shark and the Blue shark are believed to be capable of swimming at more than 60 miles per hour.
-Seeing that Sharks never get cancer, their cartilage is being studied in the hope of developing anti-cancer drugs.
-Since sharks' bodies are heavier than the sea, they sink if they stop moving. To stay afloat,