One of just 124 to be sent to Cyprus from Gdynia towards the end of 1995, the truck had been kept by the car dealerships’ owner as a display model, before being relegated to an abandoned building at the back of the dealership.
Built out of recycled wood, the fully-functional analogue ball computer known as KulKomp works in a similar way to an electronic digital computer, performing a surprising number of operations performed by an electronic computer, but in a visible and mechanical way, not electronic.
DobryMechanik now gets almost double the number of hits of the second most popular website in Europe.
Students from the AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków (southern Poland) have constructed the first mechanical rolling footbridge in Poland. The footbridge is 3.35 m long and is able to support weights of up to 200 kg, the university announced.