tech e blog

Blitzer Railgun

General Atomics Blitzer system is the world's first weaponized railgun planned for production. It basically launches a streamlined discarding sabot round designed by Boeing's Phantom Works at 1,600 m/s (5,200 ft/s) - approximately Mach 5 - with accelerations exceeding 60,000 gn. In one of the latest tests, the projectile was able to travel an additional 4.3-miles downrange after penetrating a 1/8 inch thick steel plate. The company is aiming for mass production by 2019, pending funding, as the project is thus far self-funded. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing how to make your own Wolverine claws.

Continue Reading

Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo


Parents Kids Genetics

Photo credit: Bored Panda

Many already know that a person's physical traits are determined by genetic combinations from both parents, but these can be broken down into dominant and recessive categories. The former require only one copy of a dominant gene to outwardly express that trait, like brown eyes, dimples, naturally curly hair, etc.. However, for recessive traits to be expressed outwardly an individual must have two copies of a recessive gene, one from each parent. Examples include: grey / green / hazel / blue eyes, blonde hair, and height. Continue reading for more side-by-side photographs that show genetics at work. Click here for a few bonus images.

Continue Reading

Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo


FQ17W Drone

The FQ17W Drone may be pocket-sized, but it's great for enthusiasts, and offers FPV camera controls to boot, all for $44.99 shipped, today only. When you're ready to fly, simply open the app on your mobile device (iOS / Android), and the integrated camera will enable you to see everything in real-time, complete with one-key takeoff and landing. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video demonstration and more information.

Continue Reading


1,750HP Nissan GT-R

If the standard Nissan GT-R just isn't fast enough for you, Brill Street Motorsport's latest creation will definitely satisfy your need for speed. This heavily tuned machine now generates a staggering 1,759 hp and 1,626 Nm of torque. To match the power, they installed a custom Rocket Bunny bodykit and a plenty of other visual accessories to boot. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a fascinating frozen gasoline experiment.

Continue Reading

Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo


Yamaha Nazo

Designed by Omar Alfarra Zendah, the Yamaha Nazo is an electric motorcycle that keeps things simple. To start things off, it sports a battery that is seamlessly integrated between the main body frame, which acts as a connector between the upper and lower parts, thus giving off a levitating seat illusion. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Continue Reading


Method-2 Robot


Hancook Mirai's Method-2 was officially unveiled this past December, and is currently the world's first manned, bipedal robot. Standing 13-feet tall and weighing in at 1.6-tons, this $200-million piece of machinery is controlled from a glass pod in its torso by a human operator. One thing you may not already know is that each of its arms weighs 286-pounds. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently tested the robot at the MARS (Machine Learning Automation, Robotics and Space Exploration) conference, where digital and technological intelligence was showcased. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of an incredible fan-made car commercial.

Continue Reading

Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo


Funny Wikipedia Edit

Photo credit: Bored Panda

Since anyone with an internet connection and access to Wikipedia can edit articles, it's no surprise that there have been some interesting changes over the years, like this one, on the first law of thermodynamics. For those who don't know, it's a version of the law of conservation of energy, adapted for thermodynamic systems. The law of conservation of energy states that the total energy of an isolated system is constant; energy can be transformed from one form to another, but can be neither created nor destroyed. Continue reading for more strange, yet real, Wikipedia edits compiled by Bored Panda. Click here for a few bonus images.

Continue Reading

Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo


BLU R1 Plus

The BLU R1 Plus unlocked 4G LTE smartphone is perfect for those who want to skip those pesky contracts, and it's being offered for just $109.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally $159.99. Powered by a MediaTek 6737 1.3GHz quad-core processor and a quicker Mali-T720 GPU, it features 32GB of internal memory, 3GB of RAM, as well as a 5.5" HD display covered in Gorilla Glass 3 for the ultimate protection. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review and more information.

Continue Reading


24K Darth Vader

Are you a Star Wars fanatic with $1.4-million to spare? Then this solid 24K gold Darth Vader helmet might be just for you. Japanese jeweler Ginza Tanaka unveiled this golden helmet to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Star Wars franchise, and it weighs in at a hefty 33-pounds. Unfortunately, it's not wearable, but on the bright side, this means you'll be able to keep it in pristine condition. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what if "real people" Chevy commercials were actually real.

Continue Reading

Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo Photo


iPhone 8 Leak

Another day, another iPhone 8 concept. However, this one by Concept Creator is actually based on recently leaked parts, which include the backplate. This newly leaked design features a Touch ID sensor on the back of the device, and a hole for the flash underneath the vertically aligned camera opening. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

Continue Reading