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Physicist Builds a Supercomputer out of PS3s in a Refrigerated Shipping Container

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It’s not every day you hear the words “shipping container”, “Playstation”, “military”, “computational astrophysics” and “supercomputer” in the same sentence, but strangely, that’s exactly what happened in one University and another Air Force base in the United States. A physicist named Ghuarav Khanna from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth had the bright idea to take…

Shipping Containers – The Ideal Obstacle Course Building Block

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Obstacle courses are used in a wide variety of situations around the world, from corporate team building, to military training. Made up of challenging obstacles that you must run around, climb over, crawl under or navigate through, they are ideal for testing your physical and mental strength, and will power. As the popularity of ‘assault’…

Ken Block’s Insane Recycled Shipping Container “Hoonigan” HQ

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Chances are, if you have spent any amount of time on social media, you’ve seen one of Ken Block’s “Hoonigan” series of Gymkhana videos, featuring Ken performing insane feats in a wide variety of ultra high powered vehicles. Ken is, of course, a professional rally driver with the Hoonigan Racing Division (also known as the…

20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Shipping Containers

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Shipping containers are all around us, whether it’s in recycled buildings, storing things in the back yard or on the back of a truck taking goods to a local department store. Not a day goes by where you aren’t using something that has been stored in or transported in a shipping container. Plenty of us…

The Best of 2014 – Our Favourite Shipping Container Blog Posts

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It’s been a big year on the blog with over 40 articles published and thousands of visitors getting the latest insights in container shipping, storage, modification and construction. We’ve checked the statistics, counted the comments, shares and tweets and have curated our top 10 container blog posts of the year. Our Top Ten Shipping Container Blog Posts of…