Next time your car breaks down and you lift open the hood, take a minute to appreciate the beauty of your engine. Not so beautiful? Check out these amazing pieces of machinery and to see them in action, head over too see more amazing GIFs from GE's factory floor.
Like a refined animated GIF, a Cinemagraph is an image in which a small and repeated animation occurs. The Internet has taken a particular liking to these beautiful images--which straddle the line between a still and a video--and here are some of the best. Inspired by their uniqueness, GE took to one of their jet engine facilities to create a series of their own. See them here.
Everything isn't as automated as you think. Even today, most products have quite a bit of human handling involved. See if you can guess the everyday objects these machines are making. Manufacturing is pretty amazing; if you want to see more from the factory floor, check out these beautiful GIFs from GE.
When photographer and Wisconsin native Adam Senatori won GE's "Be the Next Instagrapher" contest by sharing his breathtaking shot of an Iowan wind farm, GE flew him out to their jet engine facility in Wales, where he created these amazing cinemagraph-style GIFs.
Big things are manufactured in even bigger factories! GE has facilities that manufacture everything from gas turbines to locomotives, and we get the opportunity to peer inside these massive industrial buildings with GE's awesome helicopter-cam.
You may not be able to see all 7 wonders of the world now, but one place you can see them is on Minecraft! Join the GE show in their newest episode to learn all the ins and outs to manufacturing. Check out their Minecraft creation for the Edison Memorial Tower here.
If you can imagine it, you can build it on Minecraft. In the newest episode of the GE Show, GE shares its insights into manufacturing from large to small areas of the industrial world. Check out their Minecraft creation for the Edison Memorial Tower here, and feast your eyes on the best super structures built on Minecraft.
We've collected some of the best Minecraft creations of famous landmarks around the world for you. Minecraft is a highly addictive game that puts your imagination to the test. GE has that same spirit of creativity, and in their latest episode of the GE show, they explore the tiny and large facets of manufacturing. Check out their Minecraft creation for the Edison Memorial Tower here.
If you could design any kind of airplane what would it look like? The folks at GE are asking you for your ideas. Comment on their Facebook page, and they might print your creation with their MakerBot. Here are some ideas already taking flight.
With thousands of airplanes in the sky at any given time, air traffic can get a little congested. Here are some of the world's most remote airports. Lucky for you, if you fly at any of these airports, you're sure to have a clear landing. Visit the GE Show to explore an interactive map displaying a bird's eye view of the world's most interesting airports.
The skies are busy with over thousands of airplanes flying at any given moment, and so are the airports stationing all the planes. For the following airports, make sure you leave with plenty of time! Visit the GE Show to explore an interactive map displaying a bird's eye view of the world's most interesting airports.
Some of the best moments after a long plane ride are when you look out the window right before landing. Look in awe at some of the most scenic airport landings, and visit the GE Show to explore an interactive map displaying a bird's eye view of the world's most interesting airports.
One of your favorite childhood memories has gone solar. If you were lucky enough to head to SXSW 2011, you probably got at look at GE’s amazing solar powered merry-go-round―Carousolar. Check out their cool interactive video that let’s you control the carousel’s motion as you drag the sun icon from day to night. This is one bright idea!