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Ausgefallene Autos in Shanghai

Shanghai ist eine sehr große Stadt mit über 20 Millionen Einwohnern. Und Shanghai ist eine moderne Stadt, man sagt das Wirtschaftszentrum von China (während das politische Zentrum in Beijing ist). Und Shanghai ist sehr reich. Und Shanghai hat eine Art “Wolfsburg” als Stadtteil, eine Autostadt, namens “Anting”. Und dort werden VWs gebaut. Und am anderen Ende der Stadt werden Buicks von GM gebaut. Und dann gibt es natürlich noch das Automuseum. Und viel wichtiger: eine F1 Renntrecke in der Form der Symbols Shang (aus dem Namen Shang Hai).

Fazit: Shanghai hat viel mit Autos zu tun !

Autos für Kinder in Shanghai

Autos für Kinder in Shanghai

Having said all that – Nachdem das jetzt mal gesagt wurde, kann man sich vorstellen, daß es in Shanghai auch eine Menge ausgefallene Autos gibt. Und einige davon wollen wir Ihnen hier heute zeigen (Dieser Beitrag wird regelmäßig aktualisiert).

Ausgefallene Autos in Shanghai

Fangen wir mal an …

Pink Panther Toyota

Pink Panther Auto in Shanghai

Pink Panther Car in Shanghai

Camouflage BMW M6 mit Strafzettel

Camouflage BMW Shanghai

Camouflage BMW Auto in Shanghai

Goldener Maserati

Goldenes Auto in Shanghai

Goldenes Auto in Shanghai

Zinoro (Elektro-Auto in Anlehnung an den BMW X1)

Elektro Zinoro (BMW) in Shanghai

Elektro Zinoro (BMW) in Shanghai

Ferrari in Metallic-Blau

Metallic blaues Auto in Shanghai

Metallisch hochglänzender Ferrari in Shanghai

Tesla Modell S in Metallic-Rot

Metallic rotes Tesla Modells Auto in Shanghai

Metallic rotes Tesla Modell S in Shanghai

Tesla Shanghai

Tesla Auto in Shanghai

 

Und hier noch ein besonderes Modell – keine Ahnung, was das ist … es gibt schon wirklich ausgefallene Autos in Shanghai.

Auto in Shanghai

Ein wirklich kleines Auto in Shanghai

 

Qoros SUV

Was das hier mal wird, erkennt man. Ein Qoros SUV.

Quoros SUV

Qoros Shanghai SUV

BMW in Lila Matt Metallic

Oder wie wäre es mit einem Lila Metallic-BMW in der längeren L Version und mattiert ?

Lila BMW in Shanghai

BMW lila

 

Haval Erlkönig Protype

Dieses Haval SUV geht ja schon fast in Richtig BMW X6. Wie der mal heißen wird ?

Haval ErlkoenigHaval Versuchsfahrzeug SUV

Shanghai London Taxi

London Taxi in Shanghai

Shanghai London Taxi

Als der Hesteller der berühmten London Taxis (Black Cabs) 2012 in die Pleite ging, hat der Chinesische Hersteller Geely die Firma einfach für 20 Mio. $ übernommen.

Der Plan ist, die Taxis aufzuwerten und dann weltweit, später auch als Elektro-Taxi, zu vermarkten.

In Shanghai wurden mittlerweile 200 London Taxis – goldfarben lackiert – auf die Straße gebracht.

Shanghai Polizei Bus

Polizei Bus Station in Shanghai

Shanghai Polizei Bus

Dieser eingezäunte Polizei Bus steht an der Ecke Ruijin Lu und Taikang Lu im Bezirk HuangPu. Hier befindet sich das beliebte TianZiFang Viertel, in dem hunderte kleine Boutiquen, kleine Essbuden und Cafés Touristen und Künstler anlocken.

Cadillac GTS im Aquarium

Cadiallca im Aquarium

Cadillac GTS im Aquarium

Ein interessante Werbeveranstaltung. Im Vergnügungsviertel Xintiandi in Shanghai wird dieser Cadillac gerade in ein Aquaium gestellt – echte Kois mit eingenommen. Die Aussage dahinter ? Ich weiß es nicht, aber es ist ein Blickfang und Passanten fotografieren sich davor wie wild.

 

Ein stellarer Maserati

Maserati in Shanghai

Maserati in Shanghai

Haben Ihnen einige der ausgefallenen Autos in Shanghai gefallen ?
Hinweis: Dieser Beitrag wird regelmäßig erweitert.

alles über wasser

Die folgende Aufstellung ist eine Stoffsammlung in Werdung/The below is gathering material about water in progress

 

Eigenschaften von Wasser

Wasser kommt in allen drei Aggregatszuständen vor: Flüssig, Fest und Gasfärmig.

Wasser hat die höchste Oberflächenspannung aller Flüssigkeiten.

Es ist das stärkste bekannte Lösungsmittel.

Wie kann Wasser gegen die Schwerkraft in Bäumen hoch steigen ?

Wassermoleküle organisieren sich in Wasser in bestimmten Strukturen, in Gruppen zu sog. Clustern zusammen. Wissenschaftler vermuten, dass diese Cluster als Erinnerungsspeicher fungieren und wie ein Magnetband beschrieben werden können.

Mit Hilfe von modernen Instrumenten lässt sich nachweisen, dass jeder Erinnerungs-Cluster von Wasser aus 400.000 Informationskanälen besteht, wobei jeder Kanal eine andere Interaktion mit der Umwelt aufzeichnet (?).

Sehr hohe Stabilität der Cluster.

Wasser ist vielleicht der größte Erinnerungsspeicher den es gibt. Like a computer.

 

Das Geheimnis des Wassers (arte) Histoires d´eaux (2004)

Alles  über Wasser – Personen

  • René Hirschel –  Mediziner – misst Oberflächenspannung und andere Werte bei Wasser.
  • Walter Thut – Ingenieur – Baut 2-teilige Wasserbelebungssysteme mit Wasserwirbler und Kupferdrahtspulen. Spielt Musik zur Wasserbelebung. Frequenzen Wasser und Kohlenstoff eine Quinte höher. Bilder von Wasser und Tonfrequenz-Einfluss. Baut Algen in Seen ab. Misst Frequenz des Wasser, sucht Biofrequenzen.
  • Alexander Lauterwasser (Bodensee) befüllt besondere  Wasserschalen die einen besoonderen Schallwandler integreiert haben mit Wasser, spielt Musik ein und filmt senkrecht über der Wasserschale mit einerVideokamera.
  • Professor Bernd Kröplin (Universität Stuttgart)  ist Luft und Raumfahrt Techniker. Nun hat er die Dimension des Wassers erkannt.  Kröplin hielt einen Vortrag über das Gedächtnis des Wasser, die Energetisierung und die damit mögliche Verbesserung der Wasserqualität.
  • Maurice Dussey nutzt ein Gerät in seinem Gewächshaus und berichtet von früheren Ernten und EInsparung beim Heizen.
  • Hydrologe Prof. Louis Claude Vincent analysierte Zusammenhänge von Sterberaten und Wasserqualität in den 1950~60ern in Frankreich.
  • Otmar Grober – Flussbaumeister – unterscheidet Wässer und  will Wasserschutz mittels Schauberger Ideen verbessern. Er setzt große Steine in Flüssen und Becher, sog. Pendelrampen um Fliessgewässer zu verwirbeln.
  • Dan Reese (Texas) Hersteller von Wasserreinigungsgeräten in Texas um Grundwasser von Schwefel und Eisen zu reinigen. Einbau von Verwirbelungsgeräten. Reinigt ohne Strom und chem. Zusatzstoffe. Er oxidiert das Eisen und holt es mit dem Wirbel raus. 5600 RPM Wasserwirbel
  • Jens Fischer vertreibt den sog. “Martin-Wirbler”. Wasser hat natürliche Drehneigung. “Martin Wirbler” unterstützt den Wirbel nach Schauberger Ideen. Wird in Hydrotherapie verwendet. Wasser würde besonders weich werden.
  • Dr. Peter Christian Endler (Graz) stellt Homöopathische Medizin durch Verschüttelung her. Die Homöopathie behauptet seit 200 Jahren, dass Wasser ein Gedächntnis hat. Untersucht Kaulquappen in unterschiedlichen Wässern.
  • Emilio Del Giudice (Physiker) untersucht das Cluster-Modell von Wasser, welches beschreibt, wie Wassermäleküle sich bspw. um Fremdstoffe legen und wenn der Fremdstoff entfernt wird, die Struktur behalten, sozusagen Information durch Beibehaltung der Struktur speichern.
  • Der Wissenschaftler  Jacques Benveniste behauptete 1988 daß er die Wirkung eines Homöopathischen  Serums bewiesen zu haben. Er wurde dann entlassen.
  • Ernst Braun (Wasserkristallograf) friert Wassertropfen (nach Verfahren von Masuro Emoto) ein  und beobachtet dann auf der gefrorenen Spitze die Struktur der Kristalle.
  • Stanley Meyer https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_Meyer’s_water_fuel_cell Meyer’s patents have expired. His inventions are now in the public domain, available for all to use without restriction or royalty payment. Despite this, no engine or vehicle manufacturer has incorporated Meyer’s work.
  • Masaru Emoto (geb. 1943) President of LH.M. General Institute. Glaubt das Wasser Krankheiten heilen kann. Verwendete MRA (Magnetic Resonance Analyzer) um Wasser zu beeinflussen (Hado Wasser).  Sucht nach Beweis dass Wasser Informationen specihern kann und stolpert über “jede Schneeflocke ist einzigartig” Konzept und fotografiert dann gefrorene Wasserkristalle. Schrieb mehrere Bücher darunter “Messages from Water”.
  • Prof. Valentin Sapunov (Chemiker) untersucht behandelte Wässer.
  • James L. GRIGGS  Hydrosonic Pump http://rexresearch.com/griggs/griggs.htm
  • Georg Kretschmar verwendet seit 1978  Martin-Wirbler in seiner Bäckerei in Düsseldorf . Verzögerte Schimmelbildung, längere Haltbarkeit von Backwaren. Brot besteht zu 95% aus Wasser.
  •  Stuttgarter Künstlerin Ruth Kübler beobachtete um das Jahr 2000 verdunstete Wassertropfen unter dem Mikroskop.
  • Andreas Schulz (Hydrologe) analysiert Kristalle und vergleicht Wässer bspw. bei Kläranlagen.

Alles  über Wasser – Plätze

  • Nationale Forschungszentrum in Padua (Italien) : Oxidation von Metallen
  • Forschungszentrum Seibersdorf (Österreich):  Spektralanalysen von behandelten Wässern
  • Universität Salzburg
  • Universätät Graz (begleitet Frequenzversuch zum Thema Nitrat)

Alles  über Wasser – Konzepte

  • Wasser verwirbeln – Der Wirbel
    • Eigenschaft Schmutzpartikel aus dem Wasser abzubauen
    • kann gelöste Stoffe wie Kalk ausfällen
    • Fähigkeit zur Selbstreinigung
  • Vakuumdestillation
  • Musik auf Wasser spielen und Bewegung sichtbar machen.
  • Wasserklangtherapie auf Wasser spielen und Beobachtung der Wasserfrequenzen.
  • Aquaskopie – ein Verfahren zur Schnellanalytik der Getränkequalität

  • Tests der Wasserqualität http://www.wasser-test.net/html/index.aspx

Viktor Schauberger – Die Natur kapieren und kopieren (2008)

Alles  über Wasser – Personen

  • Viktor Schauberger ( 1885  – 1958 ) Holzschlag/Mühlviertel. 1904 Förster.
    • Regulierung von Fließgewässsern. 1929 Doku – Holzschwemmanlage, Kaltes Wasser hat mehr Tragfähigkeit. Patente.
    • Wasser, Wald und Boden: Voller Wasserkreislauf / Halber wasserkreislauf / Versiegelung
      • 1935 Apparat zum Wasser reinigen, abkühlen, wirbeln, Mineralisieren = frisches Quellwasser zum Patent angemeldet.
      • Landwirtschaft: Eisen als negative rostbringendes Werkzeug sollte durch Kupfer ersetzt werden.
    • Wasserbehandlung
      • Kudo-Horn als Vorlage für ein Wasserrohr: Wirbelrohr.
    • Energie und Antriebskonzepte
      • Calvin Generator / Wasserfälle / Asthma Linderung
      • Schauberger Rohre bestätigen oder widerlegen im Pöpel Versuch
      • Heimkraftwerk: Wasser + Luft Energie: Implosion anstatt Explosion. Schadstoffrei.
      • “Repulsine” – Flugscheibe die lautlos und betriebsstofflos ein Flugeug antreiben sollte.
  • Walter Shauberger (Sohn): Von der hyperbolische Spirale zum Trichter. Umweltaktivist.
  • Jörg Schauberger (Enkel):
  • Olof Alexandersson (Ingenieur) )Schweden). Schrieb in den 70ern erstes Buch über Schauberger mit dem Titel “Lebendes Wasser”. Misst Strom mit Kupferdraht i Flüssen.
  • Otmar Grober (Flussbaumeister, nennt sich selber: Flussbeleber) Setzt große Steine in die Murr (Steiermark) um das Wasser vom Ufer weg nach innen zu ziehen. (Trichterbauweise)
  • Christine Sindelar 2004 an der TU Graz arbeitet an Fliessverhalten
  • Prof. Gerald Zenz (TU Graz) leitet das Projekt von Ch. Sindelar. Sicherheit bei Hochwasser, Beachtung der Sole)
  • Susanne Niedermayr (PKS Gartengeräte) verkauft Kupferwerkzeuge und preist diese an.
  • Klaus Rauber (Verein für Implosionsforschung) erklärt den Bio Pflug.
  • Felix Hediger (Verein für Implosionsforschung) baut Wirbelrohre und Hhyporbolische Wassertrichter (Belebula) für Teiche und als Tischgerät
  • Kurt Hallberg entwickelt Wasserdüsen, die Sauerstoff ins Wasser eintragen kann. Geht auch zur Entgasung. Düese hat eine Hypobolische Form. Verkauft Zylinder über Ihre Firma Watreco um bspw. Eis (Eislauftstadion) zu machen.
  • Dan Reese las das Buch “Living Waters” und entwickelte Wasserreinigungsgeräte. Will jetzt Meerwasser entsalzen.
  • Richard Feierabend (ehem. amerk. Militär-Pilot) zeigt Bilder einer Repulsine die er in Texas gesehen hatte.
  • Callum Coatts schrieb das erte Buch über Schauberger in Englisch: Living Energies und hat weitere B+cher und Texte von Schauberger übersetzt.
  • Gottfried Hilscher schrieb Buch über Energieansatz von Walter Schauberger.
  • John Wilkes (Strömungsforscher). Entwickelte sog. “Flow Forms”

Alles  über Wasser – Plätze

  • Pythagoras Keppler Schule (Bad Ischl). Seminare und Vorträge über Wasser und Fließbewegungen.
  • Schauberger Verlag, Kaltenbach 162, 4820 Bad Ischl, Österreich www.schauberger-verlag.at
  • Techn. Universität Graz (Wasserbaulabor, Modell 1:10 18m lang x 3m breit)
  • Uni Braunschweig gibt es Diplomarbeiten über Flussbau des Otmar Grober
  • An der Großen Tulm (?) am Wienerwald in Neuentach soll im Zuge eines Rückbaus eine Pendelrampe und ein Auwald mit V. Schauberger Park entstehen
  • Verein zur Implosionsforschung (Schwarwald) baut alte Geräte auf Basis V. Schauberger Zeichungen nach.
  • Schauberger Kongress in Höhr/Schweden (nahe Malmö)
  • Malmö Gruppe / IET / Kurt Hallberg & Freunde entwickeln schauberger Produkte und verkaufen Zylinder über Ihre Firma Watreco um bspw. Eis (Eislauftstadion) zu machen.
  • Earthtech International Inc – Institute für Advaced Studies

Alles  über Wasser – Konzepte

  • Turbolenz – Schreiben von V. Schauberger an die Akademie der Wissenschaften die 50 Jahre unter Verschluss gehalten wurde.
  • Pythagoras Keppler System – Ei

 

Wasser – Auf der Spur eines unerklärlichen Phänomens (RBB Brandenburg)

Alles  über Wasser – Personen

  • Johann Grander
  • Yuri A. Rachmanin (Mediziner, Wasserexperte). Wir prüfen die Ideen rund ums Thema Wasser, die uns zugetragen werden.
  • Vitold M. Bakhir (Erfinder & Geschäftsmann). Erfand ein Gerät, welches Wasser ohne Zusatz von Chemikalien in Sekunden von Bakterien und Verunreinigungen – scheinbar mittels einer Keramikmembran- befreit.
  • Wilhelm Mohorn (Erfinder). Baut und verkauft Geräte zur Trockenlegung von Gebäuden.

Alles  über Wasser – Konzepte

  • “Wassertechnik” der Marx Automation GmbH

Water  – The secret power

Alles  über Wasser – Personen

  • Prof. Dr. Rustum Roy (Pensylvania State University, Member of International Academy of Science). Let´s approach water from many different angles. “Strukturiertes Wasser ist das beste Antibiotikum, dass es gibt.”
  • Kyrill I. (Patriarch von Moskau)
  • Lao Tze (Chinesischer Philosoph) “Nichts in der Welt ist weicher und nachgiebiger in der Welt als Wasser und doch gibt es nichts, dass wie Wasser Starres und Hartes bezwingt. Dank dem, was es nicht ist, gelingt es ihm leicht. Das weiche überwindet was Harte und das schwache überwindet das Starke. Obwohl all diese jeder weiß, handelt niemand danach.”
  • Prof. Dr. Kurt Wüthrich (Nobel Preisträger)
  • Alois Gruber (Forscher). “Wieso hat Wasser bei Minusgraden eine geringere Dichte ?”
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Chaplin (London South Bank University).
  • Dr. Alexander Solodilov (Korrespondierendes Mitglied der Akademie  der Wissenschaften Russland).
  • Prof. Dr. Vladimir Voeikov (Staatliche Universität Moskau ) “Wir wissen, dass wir fast nichts über Wasser wissen.”
  • Prof. Dr. Konstantin Korotkov (Mitglied der Russischen Akademie  der Wissenschaften). In seinem Labor werden die Auswirkungen menschl. Emotionen auf Wasser erforscht.
  • Prof. Dr. Herbert Klima (Atominstitut der Östereichischen Universitäten).
  • Wang Guihua (Chef- Agrarwissenschaftlerin der Chinesischen Akademie der Wissenschaften).” Strukturiertes Wasser hat positiven Einfluss auf das Wachsen von Gemüse.”
  • Shamil Alyautdinov (Imam der Gedenk-Moschee in Moskau (Poklonnaja Hügel)) Der Koran spricht davon, dass Wasser bei der Schaffung von Adam eine wichtige Rolle gespielt hat.

Alles  über Wasser – Geschichten

  • 1956 Geheimtreffen über neue Waffen in Süd-Ost-Asien . Teilnehmer durch “Wasser” vergiftet.
  • Winter 1881 Schiff “Lara”. Salzwaser wird trinkbar für Schiffbrüchige.

 

 

Andere Quellen

  • Super-ionisiertes Wasser (SIW) – Erstmals vorgestellt wurde es der Öffentlichkeit am 1. Mai 1999 von Drunvalo Melchizedek auf dem spirituellen Festival Wesak `99 in Mount Shasta, Kalifornien. SIW besitzt gleich 3 zusätzliche Elektronen in der äußeren Elektronen-Hülle, was dieses Wasser super-aktiv und super-lebendig macht und ihm Super-Eigenschaften verleiht.

Cars without lights

Car without front lights

Car without front lights

Cars without light – a thought experiment !

It started with a friend of mine and  me driving along some road in Shanghai. We saw a car which looked really weird. “Look dude, that car doesnt have any rear lights” my friend said. The car did look strange, until we saw two tiny red lights built into the rear fender.  We kept on talking about cars and how the design and shape of cars is formed by using the front and rear lights as part of a distinctive brand design, almost like giving cars a face. Some cars look really friendly, others more aggressive, some seem to be without expression. It appears that car lights have a huge impact on the look of a car, its marketing and influence on consumer choice.

A lot will change ! Self-driving, or some call it “piloted driving” is being heavily pushed by many car makers. Elon Musks predicts self-driving cars on public roads within the next 4-5 years, Ruppert Stadler from Audi seems to believe similar, Google has presented and Apple is announcing self-driving electric cars. China is testing autonomous public busses. I am not going to talk about the changes or advantages which are being advertised for driverless technology. But I do believe it will also have  a huge impact on how we “see” (literally) cars, how we evaluate the importance of cars (as means of transportation or as means to show status) and I believe we won´t be needing all those lights anymore.

What ? Cars without lights ? Impossible ? I dont think so. On the one hand new OLED technolgy and laser lighting are evolving quickly; car lights may actually not have to be such a big part of the caro body. On the other had self-driving cas probably won´t need that much light to see others or be seen by others, because the don´t have eyes – they have sensors. The only light I imagine such a new car may have is some ambient lighting to show where the car starts and where it ends – like the backlight around the letters on a an Apple keyboard.

Cars without lights

Either way, I looked at cars around me and thought: What might that car look like if it didn´t need any head or tail lights and more. Trying to imagine what some cars might look like, I asked a collegues to help me try to visualise some (completely randomly) chosen cars.

Is this what cars might look like in the future ? 

Cars without Lights Station Wagon

Cars without Rear Lights

Can you identify the brands of these cars ? Some are obvious, others maybe not.

Cars without lights sports car

Cars without lights – sports car

Cars without Lights Sedan

Cars without Lights Sedan

Cars without lights Van

Van without lights

Another car with no lights

Another car with no lights

Car without lights

Older sports car without lights

Van without lights

Van without lights

Cars without lights old

An older car without lights

Luxury Car without lights

Luxury Car without lights

What difference would it make, if cars had no lights ? Do lights give cars a face ? Do you think designers will design cars in a completely different new way ?

Cars without lights – a thought experiment.

Aftershokz Review

Aftershokz Review

Aftershokz Review

Product Review Aftershokz Sportz 2

The Afterhokz headphones look like regular headphones but you don´t wear them directly on your ears. You place them just in front of the ears (see above picture) and the sound is transferred by vibration to your cheak bones and then transferred to the ear. The tech is called "bone conduction". The advantages should be as follows:

  • You can still hear all sounds and noises from the environment. So you are not cut off from the "Umwelt". You hear on two levels, with your ears as usual and additionally through the bone conduction.
  • there is nothing physically in your ears which may feel uncomfortable for some people.
  • Its more comfortable to wear especially during sports and you dont have to worry whether the ear plugs are always fully inside your ears

Result: I was very curious about this product and couldnt wait to get my Aftershokz. I bought it online on Taobao here in China. Immediately after I received my set on a saturday morning I un-boxed it and tried it out.

Pros:

  • Yes, its comfortable to wear, even when being active and moving around

Cons:

  • I find the sound quality not very good. The sound is very metallic to say the least. It lacks any bass. Playing music did not feel very pleasant to me.
  • I used the Aftershokz for about an hour just to get a better feel for it. After several minutes I felt some kind of sensation in my head. Difficult to describe but I imagine this is what it might feel like, when you use a smartphone for 2 hours without interruption. It did NOT feel good, a kind of "stress" emerged. I wondered whether it is only me and asked my wife and later on, my kids, to also give it a try. I didnt tell them about my feelings and just ask the for their opinions. All three reported the same experience. It didnt feel good and the sound quality was worse than expected.

​Open Hearing

​I am still very interested in the concept of "open ear" headphones or "open hearing". Taking out the environment may be desirable when you are on an airplane (Lufthansa airlines has quite good Bose headphones for example) but other than that I would prefer to hear the music from a player AND still be able to hear the environment. That would be ideal. Just like we did when we were younger, listening to loud  music in the car and opening the windows and having the feel, smell and sounds from the environment. That would be perfect!

Here by Doppler Labs

I read about "Here by Doppler labs" earbuds on the Business Insider and this item might just be what I am looking for. Here are a pair of separate earbuds, connected via Bluetooth and the user is supposed to be able to control the amount of ambient real world sound/noise which can pass through the earbuds while at the same time, hearing whats comin from your player. They state: "Here allows you to instantly control real world audio so you can hear what you want to hear and be fully immersed in your audio environment." I am not sure they are for sale at this date.

If you have tried "Here" I would be happy to "hear" from you in the comments. 😉

Batband

Today I came across a new Kickstarter campaign which actually also just today surpassed its funding goal of US$ 150.000. Batband on Kickstarter. The concept seems to be similar as Aftershokz: Sound is also transferrred by bone conduction. The Batband doesnt really look like ordinary headphones, more like a clip on the head. It promises similar advantages as I mentioned about Aftershokz further above.  They might have a better or more advanced bone conduction technolgy.

As for me: I didnt fund this project at this time. I am still a bit disappointed after the Aftershokz experience and will just wait out for the first reviews someone else may write about the Batband.

Summary:  I still believe there is a huge market for a device that allows you to hear the environment AND the music or text coming from your device. And this doesn´t have to be for a target market of "young joggers". The bigger market may be seniors taking a walk on the weekend while listening to classical music or hikers listening to an eBook about the environment they are just passing through. Or think museum or tourist city bus.

I am not sure whether bone conduction will be the best and final solution though.

I also dont think that earbuds wil be the final solution, even if they filter or allow ambient sounds to pass through. Too many people, myself included, don´t feel comfortable wearing ear buds for a longer time. This  is also a question of "fit" since every ear is shaped differently. (BTW: There is a company called "Nrmal" making traditional hearing devices printed to fit each ear (scanning ears  and 3D printing the buds).

So I guess the best solution is still out there to be made. I assume this device might not even be sitting on your head but maybe on your shoulder. Directional speakers might come into play, allowing only the person within a certain angle to hear the sounds. We will see. What ever it may look like:  I ll be among the first ones to fund or buy such product once it emerges!

Do you know of any other "open hearing" product I might have missed ? Please share your thoughts and ideas in the comments below and maybe like or share this post.

Sixpad Abs Fit Body Fit – Unboxing and Review

About a week ago I came across an advertisement for the SIxpad products, namely the Abs Fit and the Body Fit muscle trainers. I dont recall where I saw it first, on Twitter or on Facebook. I did a quick research and found the official website of the Vendor from Japan.

Sixpad Absfit in Action

Absfit in Action

The product reminded me of the Abflex from the 90´s. Lol. Anyone remember the Abflex ?

Abflex Muscle Trainer

But the Sixpad is next next generation, using EMS technology, using electric current to stimulate your muscles. You dont need to exersice actively. I thought: Heck, why not give it a try ?

Where to order the Sixpad Abs Fit and/or Body Fit ?

The Vendor´s website in Japan wasnt helpful for me. Once I clicked on their shop it all turned to Japanese. Since I live in China, I finally checked Taobao, the biggest online shopping mall around here and found a variety of choices and ordered from one of those sellers (you can divide those prices by 6.3 to get the US$ equivalent). I ordered both Abs Fit and 2 Body Fit and three days later they arrived.

Unboxing Sixpad Body Fit

Let´s start with the Body Fit which is supposed to be used on thighs, arms and legs. This is what it looks like.

Sixpad Body Fit Box

When you lift the lid you see the Bodyfit behind a clear window

Six Pad Body Fit Open Box

After you pull the tray out from the box, you can take the out the insert with the Body Fit and lift the tray - more is unveiled underneath.

Body Fit Tray

Body Fit inside Box

Here is what you get with the Body Fit

Six Pad Bodyfit Parts

One Sixpad Body Fit - the actual device. Two button cell batteries (one spare). A big fat instruction manual in several languages, Japanese and English among them. A plastic disc used to open the battery compartment. A guarantee card. Several sticky gel pads (used on the contact points of the Body Fit. An elastic belt. A hard orange board on which you can "park" the body fit when not in use. And a PVC zipper bag in which you should store the body fit (on the board) when not in use and in order to avoid humidity.

Getting started with the Sixpad Body Fit

Step one. Use the plastic disc (included in the package) to open the battery compartment and insert one of the button cells with the PLUS facing upward. Close the compartment.

Body Fit Getting Started

Body Fit Getting Started 2

Step 2: Adding the Gel Pads to Sixpad Body Fit

Sixpad Abs Fit Body Fit both require Gel Pads. These are attached to the product where the electric current will flow. The Gel Pads are needed to transport the electricity to the body without causing irritation or burns on the skin.

To protect the Gel Pads from dirt, they are covered with two clear foils which need to be pulled off. First pull off the orange foil on one side.

Sixpad Gel Pads

Then attach that side of the Gel Pad to the indicated area on the Body Fit. Repeat the same with the 2nd Gel Pad.

Six Pad Gel Pads

After both Gel Pads are stuck to the Bod Fit, carefully pull off the transparent foil on the other side. This will be the side facing your skin.

Body Fit Gel Pad Ready

Your Sixpad Body Fit is Ready to Go !

After you are done doing the EMS programm, carefully pull the Body Fit off you skin and place it on the board for safe storage.

Unboxing Sixpad Abs Fit

Now let´s have a short look at the Abs Fit Unboxing. Here is what you get and what it looks like:

Sixpad Abs Fit Box Front

Sixpad Abs Fit Box

Sixpad Abs Fit Box Back

Sixpad Abs Fit Box Backside

Sixpad Abs Fit : Inside the boxBox Content

Sixpad Abs Fit Box Content

Sixpad Abs Fit Body Fit Product Review

We have just started to use both Body Fit and Abs Fit. So much so far :

  • There are several levels for the programm ... we started with level 2 and 3.
  • A programm runs for 20 minutes. It is preceeded by a 1 minute warm-up and followed by a 1 minute cooling down phase. All in all 22-23 mins.
  • You are supposed to train each body area only once a day
  • we definitely FEEL that there is something going on ...and it definetely feels like it´s going to have an effect

Update: September 15th 2015: Yes - the Sixpad Abs Fit does work !

Both my wife and I have tested both the Abs Fit and the Body Fit over a period of several weeks and we feel it really works. Let me go more into detail:

  • Starting at level 2-3 we quickly increased the level  to level 6, 7, and then 8 and 9 (where I remained. up to now).
  • At level nine you feel the action REALLY STRONG. It´s difficult to describe, its just massive. I have mainly used the Absfit on my belly and the muscle contraction is really strong. I havent dared to go beyond level 9 so far, that was as much as I could bear.
  • The programm starts slow and at a low level and the frequency of "electricity" or let´s really call it "electro-shock" varies. It starts slow, like a slow drum and then speeds up. The rythm sometimes alternates and when it goes slower you relief. The feeling is very diffilcult to describe, imagine a drummer playing on your belly and constantly varying the speed and rythm. It is really intense on a higher level. But its not like someone pounding on your skin, it is real muscle contraction.
  • I once tried the Body Fit on one arm. Onthe biceps, and at level 6. Well, I suggest you not to do that: the electro-shocks make your whole arm jump up and down uncontrollably ... you just can´t stop it from happening. The muscles contract and your arm goes up ! I havent tried that again, so I cant say how the long term effect on the biceps would be.
  • Each program runs for 20 minutes and starts with low intensity. After around 1 minute it increases to the level you selected (there are 15 levels of intensity). As mentioned earlier: I havent gone beyond level 9 thus far. At the end the intensity goes down for 1 or 2 minutes as a cooling down period.
  • My wife used the Body Fit on her lower bottom and her thighs and she is really, really impressed and keeps on going. Her skin has become much smoother and tight. She loves the Sixpad.
  • As for me: My belly has become much thinner, but I am still far away from a sixpack. Given my starting point, that´s totally o.k. for me. I am NOT going to post any pictures. I eat regularly and have a couple of beers 2 or 3 times a week. So I assume its not going to get me a sixpack using the sixpad alone. For a sixpack you will most likely still need some additional exercise. But if you are exercising, doing sports or working out, I am pretty sure that the Sixpad Abs Fit and / or Body Fit will help you get there much faster and probably even work some of those muscles, which exercises hardly reach.

    Final Statement:  I purchased the Sixpad products out of pure curiosity. No one has paid me for this review, nor are there any affiliate links anywhere in this post. I share my experience openly for others to read and in order to give readers an idea about the Sixpad products before purchasing them. I would be happy if you share or like this post. Besides that I have no benefit. If you have any specific questions, please post them in the comments below and I ll reply you as best and soon as I can.

    Book Summary : How to win friends and influence people

    Below find a “One-page” Book Summary How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie.

    About the Book Summaries

    I usually read books only once. But from time to time I see an old book sitting on the shelf and read it again. I often discover a new perspective on the subject compared to when I had first read that book. It´s kind of like when you watch a movie several times and always notice new details. So I decided to summarize some of the books so I could easily review and refresh the content from time to time. My summaries do not replace reading the book in any way. If you are interested in the book I strongly recommend that your read the full book. My summaries are my personal interpretation of what I read.

    How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie

    Part 1: Fundamental Techniques in Handling People

    Principle 1) Don't criticize, condemn or complain. Criticism is often futile and merely puts people on the defensive. Instead try to understand why people do what they do.

    Principle 2) Give honest and sincere appreciation. If you can arouse enthusiasm in people and a sense of good will, you can begin to realize the true power of appreciation.

    Principle 3) Arouse in the other person an eager want. Henry Ford said that "If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own."

    Part 2: Six ways to make people like you ?

    Principle 1: Become genuinely interested in other people.

    Principle 2: Smile.

    Principle 3: Remember that a person´s name is to that person the sweetest sound in any language.

    Principle 4: Be a good listener, encourage others to talk about themselves.

    Principle 5: Talk in terms of the other persons interest

    Principle 6: Make the other person feel important and do it sincerely

    Part 3 : How to lean people toward your way of thinking ?

    Principle 1: You can´t win an argument

    Principle 2: Show respect for the other person's opinion. Never say, "You're wrong."

    Principle 3: If you are wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically

    Principle 4: Begin in a friendly way

    Principle 5: Get the other person saying 'Yes, yes' immediately

    Principle 6: Let the other person do a great deal of the talking

    Principle 7: Let the other person feel that the idea is his or hers

    Principle 8: Try honestly to see things from the other person's point of view

    Principle 9: Be sympathetic with the other person's ideals and desires

    Principle 10: Appeal to the nobler motives

    Principle 11: Dramatize your ideas
    Principle 12: Throw down a challenge

    Part 4: Be a Leader: How to Change People Without Giving Offense or Arousing Resentment.

    Principle 1 - If you must find fault, begin with praise and honest appreciation
    Principle 2 - How to Criticize: Call Attention to People's Mistakes Indirectly
    Principle 3 - Talk about your own mistakes before criticising the other person
    Principle 4 - Ask questions instead of giving direct orders

    Principle 5 Let the other person save face
    Principle 6 - Praise the slightest improvement and praise every improvement
    Principle 7 - Give the other person a fine reputation to live up to
    Principle 8 - Use encouragement. Make the fault seem easy to correct.

    Principle 9 - Make the other person happy about doing the thing you suggest

    Part 5 - Letters that Produced Miraculous Results

    Carnegie talks about how to open a letter. Basically, Carnegie advocates an elderly opener. Always ask for help, like "I'm here to ask you a favour, can you spare me a minute? I've come to ask you what you think about..."I wonderif you would mind helping me out of a little difficulty. "I wonder if you'll help me out of a little difficulty?"

    Part 6 - Seven Rules for Making Your Home Life Happier

    Rule 1 - don't nag
    Rule 2 - don't try to change your partner
    Rule 3 - don't criticise
    Rule 4 - give honest appreciation
    Rule 5 - pay little attentions
    Rule 6 - be courteous
    Rule 7 - read a good book on the sexual side of marriage

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    Book Summary 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    Below find a “One-page” Book Summary of "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephen R. Covey.

    About the Book Summaries

    I usually read books only once. But from time to time I see an old book sitting on the shelf and read it again. I often discover a new perspective on the subject compared to when I had first read that book. It´s kind of like when you watch a movie several times and always notice new details. So I decided to summarize some of the books so I could easily review and refresh the content from time to time. My summaries have a self-limitation to one page and are therefore not "complete". I want to keep it short. These summaries do not replace reading the book in any way. If you are interested in the book I strongly recommend that your read the full book. My summaries are my personal interpretation of what I read.

    Book Summary 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    This summary is a JPG file and smaller than an A4 page. If you are interested in Stephen Covey you will find a range of books by him. Feel free to comment on the Book Summary 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

    Yoko Tsuno Lotus and Tesla

    The title doesnt make sense, does it ?

    Let me explain.

    I am huge fan of Comics. I grew up with Donald Duck, Fix & Foxi, Asterix & Obelix and Lucky Luke. I love the Marsupilami , Spirou & Fantasio, Gaston and the adventures of Tintin.

    In my 20´s I came across Yoko Tsuno and I really love those realistic drawings by Roger Leloup.

    I am also a huge fan of Tesla. I like the idea of the all electric vehicle, the concept of the super chargers and possibly power packs for your home.

    I don´t spend much time on Comics anymore though. I grew older, have a family, busy with work … the usual rat race.

    Recently I was looking for some old family photos in my home and went through several cabinets and stumbled accross a Yoko Tsuno book. I instantly forgot all about the photos I was looking for, sat on the couch and re-read the Yoko Tsuno.

    Yoko Tsuno Lotus and Tesla !

    I made the connection when I saw the Lotus.

    I tossed around some pictures, changed the license plate (get it ?) and the text … just for the fun of it.

    Yoko Tsuno Lotus and Tesla
    I dont know whether Roger Leloup likes electric vehicles. So please bear with me, if he doesnt. I just played with ideas for the fun of it.

    Consider it a small personal homage to Roger Leloup, Elon Musk and Lotus.

    Book Summary Conscious Business by Fred Kofman

    Below find a “One-page” Book Summary Conscious Business by Fred Kofman.

    About the Book Summaries

    I usually read books only once. But from time to time I see an old book sitting on the shelf and read it again. I often discover a new perspective on the subject compared to when I had first read that book. It´s kind of like when you watch a movie several times and always notice new details. So I decided to summarize some of the books so I could easily review and refresh the content from time to time. My summaries have a self-limitation to one page and are therefore not "complete". I want to keep it short.  These summaries do not replace reading the book in any way. If you are interested in the book I strongly recommend that your read the full book. My summaries are my personal interpretation of what I read.

    Book Summary Conscious Business by Fred Kofman

    This summary is a JPG file and smaller than an A4 page. If you are interested in Fred Kofman you might also find this interview from 2013 very interesting. In this interview with 2 brilliant Dutch guys he describes how he thinks, what  the “real deal” between employer and employee should be.

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    Book Review the art of thinking clearly by rolf dobelli

    Let´s be straight about this: book reviews are in most cases a form of advertisement. Just like many websites only exist for the sole purpose to direct you to some content in order to cream off an affiliate commission for sending you there. Book reviews intend the same by making a potential reader interested (or by intention: the opposite) into buying a book
    Dobelli BookThis is why book reviews usually do not tell you very much about the actual book content nor the conclusions/resolutions of the writer´s thought process.

    My book review the art of thinking clearly by ralf dobelli is a bit different.

    Lets start with the author. I had actually never heard of Rolf Dobelli before. One of my friends living in Germany recommended reading one of Dobelli´s books. He said that Dobelli was very popular in Germany recently and had made it onto some book bestseller lists.

    I did a quick search on Amazon and randomly ordered one of his books and ended up with “the art of thinking clearly”.

    The book is a quick read, actually I wouldn’t even describe it a real book in the regular sense. Thats the first problem: It is more like a LIST, than a real book (even though it has a book cover). A LIST ? Yes. Dobelli compiled a list of 99 – what he calls- cognitive biases or “thinking errors”. These 99 items are listed one after the other.

    Well, we all know that lists are important in daily life: house wives use shopping lists so they don’t forget, what they wanted to buy (but then again, you always forget some items, because the most important product pops up while you are in the shower or jogging around lake Zurich).

    So turning a simple list into a book, is already a bit daunting, or lets say Dobelli is testing his audience and wants to find out, what he can get away with.
    (It reminds me of Tim Ferris 2nd book “the 4 Hour Body“ – but then again, Tim actually told everyone that he “compiled” the book for the sole reasons to prove a) he could “produce” a best-seller on -demand and b) make a lot of money with his compilation technique).

    The good part : Dobelli condenses each cognitive bias into tight 2-3 pages so you just need a few hours to read the whole piece.

    The disappointing part : I actually knew most of them already. (And I really don’t read many books, maybe 2-3 a year. In this case it seems that I had read the right/wrong ones.)

    Whether one can classify these “thinking errors” as actual errors or whether they are just part of being a human being may be of some debate and a worthy question, which Dobelli can not or does not want to elaborate on.

    So what are Dobellis conclusions ? The reader waits for the last 2-3 pages to find out that:

    a) Dobelli, in his own daily life, just follows his instincts (so much for lists helping in daily life).
    b) For big and important decisions though, he developed a “decision tree” based on his findings to guide him though his own thought process and help him make “better” decisions.
    His “decision tree” could been something of interest and might be worth the price of the book, but then again: Dobelli disappoints once more: he doesn’t share it with his readers.

    So when you finish Dobellis´s list of 99 thinking errors, you will not have found a real conclusion. When my spouse asked me what the book was about, I realized that I had already forgotten most of the “thinking errors”. Dobelli himself calls this the “recency effect” (the man actually has humor).

    If, in any case, you are still interested in this topic, I recommend reading some of the original sources which cover 99% of Dobelli´s book:

    • Daniel Kahnemann: Thinking, fast and slow
    • Nassim Taleb: The Black Swan (and other books)
    • Peter Gruber: Tell to Win
    • Rolf F. Baumeister and John Tierney: WILLPOWER
    • Robert Levine: A Geography of Time

    If psychology is not your hobby, I suggest to avoid this book altogether. You wont find any unique new ideas, nor valuable conclusions of any kind.
    Its just a list.

    So in the end I agree with Nicholas Taleb who supposedly advised Dobelli not to publish this book under any circumstances ! Thanks Mr. Dobelli for sharing that piece of information with your readers in the “acknowledgements” section on page 313 (which by the way is the car license plate number of Donald Duck and may be of similar importance as the 99 errors).

    Have your read the book ? Any thoughts on this book review the art of thinking clearly ?

    Are you still interested in this topic ? Then you might as well read the list of “cognitive biases” on Wikipedia.

    Review Smartphone Breathalyzer /Breathometer/Alkoholtester

    Review smartphone breathalyzer 1

    The German magazine DER SPIEGEL picked up on smart phone breathalyzers which have been around for a year or so.
    Breathalyzers help to measure the Blood alcohol content (BAC) of a person. This is important to measure when it comes to driving a vehicle after having alcohol.

    The European breathalyzer trend started in 2012 when France introduced a law that requires motorists to carry a alcohol testing device with them at all times. Tourists travelling to France are also required to carry alcohol testing devices. What most people do not know: Until now there are only few brands which have been approved by the french authorities and carry the blue circular “Norme Française” (NF) Logo. Smartphone breathalyzers are NOT among those approved !

    Review Smartphone Breathalyzer

    Ok let´s get started with the review smartphone breathalyzer look at some models:

    Review smartphone breathalyzer 2

    A very basic model with monochrome display, which is a bit pricy though. Mostly seen on Ebay/Amazon.

     

     

     

     

    A newer version by Review smartphone breathalyzer 3another factory with improved and colorful display indicating the alcohol level additionally by green, yellow and red colors.

    Newer versions/connectors for iPhone 5 and for Samsung are supposedly under development.

    New, but not yet on the market, is the so called Breathometer which collected almost USD 75,000 on Indiegogo until today and promises to deliver nothing more than already available on the market but without a display. This reduces the cost substantially with industry experts estimating the production cost to be below USD 1,00 per piece. Without the display, results will be transferred to the iPhone and are shown by its App and can be saved for future reference (?).
    Main advantage over the early models is, that the Breathometer connects via the headphone socket and is therefore not bound to one smart-phone brand and universally useable.

    The app is said to include a button which allows to call a Taxi in case you are over the allowed alcohol limit for driving. Nothing new here aswell, as there are a bunch of Taxi-apps on the market already.

    What all these breathalyzers have in common is that they try to appear to consumers as being “life saving devices” by repeating their sales mantra of “help to save lives by checking whether you are still fit to drive“.  Well how about not drinking in the first place ? Even the consumption of alcohol within legal  limits may lead to accidents.

    Once beyond the sales-talk let´s look at the actual results and that´s when depression sets in:

    The results of the breathalyzers are not very exact, to say the least.

    They do NOT give you a clear indication as to whether you are still fit to drive. Instruction manuals clearly point that out and often ask you to wait for 30 minutes after eating, drinking and smoking before you do a breath test. That might be difficult for many in a real-life situation. Breathometer states: “Our device is as accurate as other consumer breathalyzers on the market”.

    Result: smart-phone breathalyzers are not much more than a party- or smart-phone gimmick which may quickly end up collecting dust.

    There  is no apparent reason as why not to use a regular consumer breathalyzer with a battery (random example) which comes at less than half the price of above gadgets and doesn´t even need to connect to a phone.

    If you really want to check your blood alcohol level accurately, you should use a professional breathalyzers such as the police use. These are in a different price range though due to their fuel-cell technology for professional use.
    But then again: If you fail that one, the police usually requires for a blood test, to actually verify the results.
    My impression: save the money spent on such gadgets and make an “either-or” decision between drinking and driving instead of asking a gadget to clear you to do both.

    Smart Globe 2.0

    Google Earth is great. But the globe I had sitting on my desk as a kid wasn´t that bad either.
    I could touch it, swivel it around, easily understand the concept of the aquator and where I would have to live in order to experience an almost stable climate all year round. I could easily see why a country might be called “down-under” and some countries are supposed to be “on the other end of the world”. Best of all : I could turn on the light and watch our planet while falling asleep and dreaming of far-away places.

    Well these globes are still around. Not much as changed though, some magnetically “float” in the air, some are made from marble – you can even buy a waterball globe. I have collected some here.

    But, the concept of the traditional globe has been more or less the same for the past 30 years ago. Time to change that and introduce a new idea.

    The smart globe 2.0

    Smart Globe 2.0

    Design Concept for the Smart Globe 2.0

    My new concept for the smart globe 2.0 is driven by two major ideas and changes:.

    First, I suggest to use mini LEDs to light it. Not 2 or 3, not hundreds, but thousands to light up the Globe 2.0. Using these LEDs will allow much more variation than merely turning the light on and off and you can illuminate very very detailed areas on this globe, such as cities, rivers, counties and a lot more.

    Secondly, I control the smart globe 2.0 by connecting it to a smart-phone through an app. This app includes hundreds of functions which in turn allow endless variations.

    Imagine the possibilities:

    • show your child where mom or dad are on their business trip, or where the grand-parent or friends you met on your last holiday live.
    • learn about the states/provinces of your country by showing their location
    • look for longest river, the highest mountain or the deepest point on the planet
    • calculate distances from A to B and show them on the globe 2.0
    • play games by searching for cities, countries, rivers or mountains and provide the solution by highlighting the results on the globe 2.0.
    • teach science by illuminating specific areas such as “covered by water”, “forestation” or “rainfall data” and show climate zones (desert, tropical rain forest)
    • transfer real-time data and show vessel or airplane locations in realtime and watch them move on the globe 2.0
    • thousands more ideas are thinkable …

    Watch our planet, learn and study it, educate your kids and grand-children or yourself. Use the Smart Globe 2.0 in classrooms and excite the students with fascinating data and views of the unique planet we all live on. This is the next generation desk globe: Smart Globe 2.0

    Miniatur Wunderland Shanghai

    One of my all time favourites: The “Miniatur Wunderland” in Hamburg/Germany, supposedly the largest miniature railway attraction in the world. And its not only HO-scale trains, there are cars, container ships and even airplanes moving around fully automated. See for yourself in their official video on YouTube:

    I hv been there 3-4 times in the past 10 years – the kids loved it, and I loved it even more. You can definetely spend more than one day in there and always find more and more fascinating details.

    Miniatur Wunderland Shanghai

    I havent seen anything similar in Shanghai. Well, there was the “Christmas Train” in the Hilton Hotel lobby every year (old video from 2008) and we enjoyed that display every year. Compared to the Wunderland it was tiny but nevertheless a miniature railway sytem. Believe it or not, it has been cancelled this year. How long did it run ? 10 years ? Too sad.

    Now living in Shanghai since 1999 I already had this idea several years ago: Why not set up such a “Wunderland” in Shanghai ? I am sure the Chinese audience would just love it. Imagine a replica of PuDong with the highrises of LuJiaZhui, HuangPu River and the Bund, the MagLev, PuDong Airport and and the Yangshan Deep Water Port – all miniaturized to HO scale. Add the HongQiao Hub in another display and then some models of Switzerland or Germany to showcase further landscapes. Special areas could show the railway to Tibet – the highest in the world.

    I think it would just work out perfectly and add another major tourist attraction to Shanghai while she is evolving to be more and more of a tourist attraction every year; just to mention a few: the F1 Race Track, Disney Land opening soon, Sea World, dozens of Museums, the Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center on Peoples Square, the Expo 2010 Site …among many others.

    UPDATE 07/2014: I contacted Wunderland Hamburg and asked them whether they would be interested in a another Wunderland in Shanghai. They wrote me, that they want it to be unique and do not plan to open any further Wunderland in any other country.