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New Tesla Roadster Prototype

The 2020 Tesla Roadster will be here before you know it, and for now, interested parties can visit either the Palo Alto or Fremont factories to catch a glimpse of it on a test track. Tesla CEO Elon Musk claimed the new roadster could accelerate from 0-60 mph in 1.9 sec, complete with a 620-mile of range, when it was officially unveiled this past November, and as you can see in the video above, it might live up at least one of those claims. 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 sound in a vacuum chamber.

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XSV 17 Thunderchild

If you've always wanted a powerboat and love adventure, look no further than the XSV 17 "Thunder Child", a watercraft that can't be capsized. You read that right, regardless of how far the vessel is tipped, it can right itself, thanks to its incredibly buoyant and low center of gravity design. The XSV 17 is powered by twin-charged (turbocharged + supercharged) Caterpillar C12.9 intercooled diesel engines that generate a combined 2,000 horsepower. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Super Mario Odyssey Deal

Super Mario Odyssey is a must-have game for all Nintendo Switch owners, and it's being offered for just $48.66 shipped, today only, originally $59.99. Use amazing new abilities like the power to capture and conrol objects, animals, and enemies to collect Power Moons so you can power up the Odyssey airship and save Princess Peach from Bowser's wedding plans. And if you feel like playing with a friend, just pass them a Joy-Con controller! Player 1 controls Mario while Player 2 controls Cappy. Product page. Continue reading for a video showing the eight most frustrating moons in Super Mario Odyssey.

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Pointlessly Gendered Products

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Sure, some products are more geared towards females or males, but others really don't need to be gendered, like the radio-controlled plane above. Unfortunately (or fortunately), toys are just the tip of the iceberg for pointlessly gendered products, as you'll also find ear plugs, toothpaste, bath bombs, bibs, and even a bible. Continue reading for more. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Volt Drone Car Charging

Let's face it, electric cars haven't yet taken over the world, and that means charging them can be quite a hassle while on the road, especially outside large cities. The "Volt" drone aims to change that, as it's a subscription service that can be summoned with an app. Simply turn on your smartphone's GPS function, allow the service to locate your car, setup a payment method before the drone arrives, and you'll be ready to go once it's finished charging. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Nintendo Switch Linux

The Nintendo Switch is a fine game console, but unfortunately, you're not able to load your own software on it, that is unless...hacker team "FailOverflow" has gotten their hands on the device. That's right, they managed to get a full Linux distro running on a hacked Switch, complete with touchscreen support, web browser, as well as a GPU-powered demo application. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Aspark OWL EV



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Limited to 50-units worldwide, the all-electric Aspark OWL aims to be the fastest to hit to the streets, or at least until Tesla's new Roadster is released in 2020. Its powerful electric powertrain generates approximately 1000 hp, and in recent tests, achieved 62 mph in under 2 seconds (1.9 seconds to be exact) on Hoosier slicks. No word yet on pricing, but expect to shell out upwards of $1-million for this carbon fiber beast. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one explaining why you should buy a $188 laptop.

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Black Panther Funny

Some theaters have special 2-for-1 ticket days, but these two kids from Carson, California couldn't wait for that deal, so they decided to improvise. As you can see, you have one person sitting atop the other's shoulder while covering themselves with one very long trench coat. Continue reading for two videos showing what happened afterwards.

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Samsung 960 EVO SSD

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Samsung's 960 EVO Series 500GB NVMe M.2 Internal SSD supercharges your computer, and it's being offered for just $199.99 shipped, today only, originally $249.99. With outstanding performance and excellent reliability, the Samsung 960 EVO Series NVMe M.2 SSDs are the ultimate choice for high-end PCs, such as gaming notebooks. They combine non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) interface with Samsung's new Polaris memory controller to deliver exceptionally fast read/write speeds, while employing Samsung TurboWrite technology to accelerate write speeds even further. Product page. Continue reading for two more videos and more information.

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Apple Glasses

It's only a matter of time before Apple releases their own VR headset or AR glasses, and this concept by Taeyeon provides us with a first look at a possible design. Featuring a circular lens design that has glass that could turn clear or double as sunglasses when not in use, it comes in a variety of color combinations, including rose gold. Continue reading for more pictures.

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