A new solar bus is now in use in Hornstein, Burgenland (Eastern Austria), which is operated by an electric motor. The Technical University in Graz and several companies in Burgenland have been involved in the project. The solar bus, which has 68-horse power, can drive without making any sound. The power for the electric motor […]
A documentary of the “Erstes Deutsches Fernsehen” (ARD), which was shown on TV on Monday night, deals with the dark side of the company Red Bull. It is about risky spectacles with a deadly end. The company Red Bull with headquarters in Salzburg produces more than five billion cans of the energy drink. Moreover, the […]
An Austrian hotel has fixed this yacht by artist Erwin Wurm to the roof of ithe building with the front melting so that it points down to the front entrance. Hotel Daniel management in the Austrian capital Vienna refused to say how much they spent for the project which had to get special permission to […]
Theme park Adventureland in Mautern in Styria has opened for the season – the second season where they share a roof with Herberstein Zoo. And a new summer toboggan run, a zoo and a falcon show should attract even more visitors this year. Since the Herberstein Zoo has been so successful with their exotic animals […]
A courageous fire fighter caught a huge snake enjoying the sunshine on a roof in a town in Salzburg yesterday (Tues).The Boa constrictor was reported as missing by its owners on Sunday. They asked local firemen for help owing to fears clambering up the steep roof of their house in Oberalm.One member of the fire […]
Strong winds have caused substantial damage to a school in Vienna.A 50-square-metre panel of a primary schools flat roof was stripped off yesterday (Mon), police in Floridsdorf district said today. No one was injured when small fragments of the cover fell onto a nearby playground.Repair works are expected to take some more days.
Two people were hospitalised after falling from a roof this morning (Fri).Police in St. Georgen near Vöcklabruck in Upper Austria said a 32-year-old woman and a 47-year-old male acquaintance had climbed up on the roof to examine a leaky spot.The woman was dragged down by the man after he lost his balance and slid down […]
Graz firemen were called to evacuate a busy city centre square after a man mistook a swarm of fireflies for a burning roof.Officials said today (Fri) fire-fighters decided to shutdown the bustling Franziskaner Square a popular night-time entertainment location housing several restaurants and pubs when a caller claimed the roof of an apartment […]