In a busy city like Paris, finding parking spots for your vehicle can be tough to say the least, but what if there were transportation pods that can be summoned with an app? Meet the 2046 Parsonal Commuter. These self-driving devices can comfortably seat two adults, and just in case things go wrong, there's a manual control button. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
A John Hopkins biomedical engineer, Luke Osborn, may be able to give the sense of touch and pain back to amputees, thanks to an electronic "skin" called an e-dermis that provides vital sensory information that could protect the prosthetic and the wearer. A thin layer of rubber and fabric slides over the fingertips of a prosthetic hand, which is hooked up to a small computer attached to the upper arm. When the skin touches an object, an electrical signal is sent to electrodes attached to the end of the stump that stimulate nerves in the arm. These bursts simulate nerve pulses, thus triggering a pain or touch response in the brain. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing what super glue does in borax.
Marvel fans may have to wait a year for the next installment of The Avengers, but that hasn't stopped artist Steven Vasilev, also known as Zaptio on Instagram, from creating a unique Gucci-themed Infinity Gauntlet. Now this is something that we could picture Thanos wearing, complete with all six Infinity Stones, and of course the iconic Gucci monogram print emblazoned under each stone and around the wrist area. Continue reading for a 2-hour-long video of the full story behind Marvel's Infinity Gauntlet.
The original NES Zapper is an electronic light gun accessory for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and the Japanese Famicom that allows players to aim at the television set display and "shoot" various objects that appear on the screen such as ducks, clay pigeons, targets, cowboys, criminals or other objectives. It could also be used on the title screens of games to move the curso - done by pointing the device away from the screen and pulling the trigger - or starting the game (pointing at the screen and pulling the trigger). This version was made from a real Glock 19 (Gen 4) for a Nintendo fan. Continue reading for more cool gaming-related images.
Self-cut systems are nothing new, but this person took things to the next level, with his DSLR connected to an external display setup. All things aside, it may not work for all types of haircuts, but if your goal is to just give yourself a simple buzz, this definitely does the trick. That is just one of the many clever, yet simple, ideas that people have come up with to solve everyday problems, or at least enhance them. Continue reading to see more.
We already know that the Tesla Semi will hit roads by at least 2020, but the company is already testing prototypes on public roads, with the latest being on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bride traveling to Santa Rosa. For those who don't know, the base model boasts a 300 mile range, and the more expensive model, up to 600 miles. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of the waiter who stole $1.4-billion.
Before people started posting selfies on Facebook and other forms of social media, NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin snapped the first space selfie, while on a spacewalk during the Gemini 12 mission on November 12, 1966, for the world to see. "So we had the camera and we couldn't shoot this through the window. It had to be mounted on the space craft, firm, so it wouldn't be shaking. And Jim Lovell would carefully point in the right direction, shut off the thrusters so that they wouldn't flash during the time of exposure," said Aldrin. Continue reading for another video about the Gemini 12 mission and more information.
Halter's ED-600 Height Adjustable Sit / Stand Desk comes pre-assembled and maximized for comfort, all for $169.99 shipped, this weekend only. It provides multiple height desktop work levels to maximize comfort, introduce work height variations, optimize posture / natural blood circulation, and reduce eye strain. Just simultaneously squeeze the handles on each side. Apply pressure up or down to raise or lower the desktop. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Power strips are nothing new, but the problem with most is that sometimes, it's hard to plug in all of your devices, without having to unplug others. Introducing "Ball-Tab," an innovative device by So Young Kim & Sung Ick Jo. Put simply, each socket is housed within removable spheres that are held securely in place using magnets. Power is transferred to your devices using wireless charging technology. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and information.
We have seen the future of burgers, and it includes automated robots. Officially called the "Creator Burger Robot," this 14-foot-tall machine uses 350 sensors and 20 computers to create a gourmet burger in just 6-minutes. Simply place an order with a human concierge, and then the robot goes to work using only the freshest of ingredients, complete with 15 different sauces, and freshly ground hormone-free, pasture-raised brisket and chuck steak. Continue reading for more interesting images from around the web.