File these under: funny fixes. Always wanted a Hummer limousine, but just don't have the extra $150,000 for a custom conversion? Well, one thing you shouldn't do is go to the junkyard and piece together the monstrosity you see above, mainly for safety reasons. That is just one of the many weird and creative fixes that we've rounded up for you today. Continue reading to see them all.
At $50,000, the Fletcher Capstan Table can expand from a standard 6-10 foot table to one that measures anywhere between 20 to 30 feet across in just seconds. These expanding tables come in four standard sizes, and expand by simply rotating the top 180 degrees manually or electronically by remote. UK-based furniture company Fletcher was inspired by a similar patent from 1835. Featuring a star-shaped leaf design at the center with six pie-shaped leaves that expand and fit together seamlessly. Continue reading for the video.
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According to Know Your Meme, "Face Swapping" is basically a Photoshop technique that involves digitally altering the faces of two or more subjects depicted in a given image. The exact origin of the face swapping technique is currently unknown, but two of the earliest known Photoshop memes in the early 2000s are the Asian Prince and Little Fatty, which featured many examples in which the subject's face was superimposed over another. Continue reading to see them all.
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Powerball, an American lottery game sold by 45 lotteries as a shared jackpot game, may have mega jackpots that range from $500-million and up, but did you know that you're more likely to die on the way to purchasing a ticket rather than win? Lottery tickets are just one everyday rip off that people encounter. Continue reading for more.
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Developed by students at MIT's SENSEable City Lab, The Copenhagen Wheel is an innovative accessory that transforms any existing bicycle into hybrid electric-bikes with regeneration and real-time sensing capabilities. The sleek red hub contains a motor, batteries and an internal gear system, along with environmental and location sensors that provide data for cycling-related mobile applications. Continue reading for a video and more information.
JBL's Cinema SB100 Soundbar Speaker System is currently being offered for only $99.95 shipped, today only, originally priced at $239. The JBL Cinema SB100 is an easy-to-use, two-channel soundbar that features dual 3-1/2-inch (89-millimeter) premium cone woofers, two 1-1/2-inch (38-millimeter) dome tweeters and a built-in 60-watt amplifier. Product page. Continue reading for a few hands-on videos and more information.
- Exclusive HARMAN Display Surround technology creates a virtual surround-sound experience while preserving the original audio mix in its timbre and special balance.
- Bass Boost lets you increase low-frequency performance by just touching a button on the included remote control.
- A dual-position equalization feature optimizes the sound bar's performance for any location whether you put it on a table or hang it on the wall with the included bracket.
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Let's face it, gifts are always nice, but most of them just end up sitting around collecting dust in the closet, garage, or on a shelf. These practical gadgets and accessories are perfect for those who prefer practicality over just form and aesthetics. Starting off, we have Super NES and Game Boy cartridge soaps. Continue reading for more.
Boasting a hull longer than the Empire State Building is tall, Samsung Heavy's Prelude has been floated out of dry dock in Geoje, South Korea for the first time. It measures 488 m (1,601 ft) long and 74 m (243 ft) wide. The ship belongs to Shell's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility, which upon completion will also be the largest floating facility. Continue reading for a video and more information.