Photos by [Maya Shelkovnikova](http://lubitel.su/) & [Ilia Kabanov](http://metkere.com/en).
Last night a subway train decorated in IKEA style was introduced in Novosibirsk (Russia). Four cars were turned into a mobile showroom of the Swedish design.
The redesigned train, which features a colorful seats and fancy curtains, will carry passengers until June 6, 2009.
[More photos here](http://flickr.com/photos/nokato/sets/72157608711068244/).
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Helen Zille is the Mayor of Cape Town and leader of the Democratic Alliance political party, South Africas official opposition. Helen Zille has reached the final shortlist of 11 world mayors in the World Mayor Award for 2008, and she is the only remaining mayor of an African city. In her interview for metkere.com Helen Zille told about environmental sustainability, the preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and her vision for the future of Cape Town. Read More
Photo: Achim Mende.
It has been more than 70 years since the giant Hindenburg zeppelin exploded, killing 36 crew members and passengers, abruptly ending an earlier age of airships. But because of new materials and sophisticated means of propulsion, entrepreneurs are [taking another look](http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/05/business/worldbusiness/05dirigible.html?_r=1&oref=slogin) at the behemoths of the air.
This illustration of the atomic hover express appears in the Soviet I want to know everything! almanac published in 1969. Read More