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Jetpack JB-10

When you think of Monaco, casinos, fast cars, and money usually come to mind, but this week, entrepreneur David Mayman, inventor and CEO of JetPack Aviation tested the JB-10 for all to see. Claimed to be the "the most technically advanced personal flying machine ever created," it's powered by twin turbines, and can fly for up to 10 minutes, while hitting speeds of up to 60mph. "JetPack Aviation is already working on a personal flying machine that will be so safe and simple to operate, it could be used by average commuters in daily life. We have just proved that personal flight is a reality, it is here now, and we will stay at the forefront of this exciting new industry," said Mayman. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including explaining why time doesn't flow backwards.

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ACV Amphibious Combat Vehicle

BAE Systems and IVECO Defence have partnered to build ACV 1.1, an amphibious 34-ton, eight-wheel drive combat vehicle that enables soldiers to deploy directly from ships and reach land. At 29-feet long, 10-feet wide, and 9-feet tall, it can carry up to 16 soldiers per unit, thanks to a new powerful 6-cylinder engine that generates 700-horsepower. Once launched from a ship, the ACV 1.1 can sail for up to 12 nautical miles. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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MyDigitalSSD 512GB

The MyDigitalSSD 512GB Pocket SSD supports SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces, which are up to 10x faster than USB 2.0, and it's being offered for only $114.99 shipped with coupon code: 55OFFOTG, today only, originally $169.99. The OTG MSSD is an ultra-portable plug and play drive that offers total USB 3.0 5Gbps performance with any USB attached SCSI protocol (UASP) compliant system resulting in real SSD speeds up to 460mb/s. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: 55OFFOTG during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

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747 Pilot Picture

Photo credit: Christiaan van Heijst

Boeing 747 pilot Christiaan van Heijst makes perfect use of downtime while in the sky by capturing stunning scenes unlike any you see on the ground, with a Nikon D800, like the storm above. "From an early age on I have found great joy in capturing the beauty of natural light in all its forms. Later on, I combined that with flying and a new passion emerged. Seeing the entire world in my job, I feel privileged to be in a position to capture many different parts of the planet through my camera and immortalize the beauty of the places I visit," said Heijst. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters and funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an absolutely insane mountain bike course.

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Aston Martin AM37 Powerboat

Think of the Aston Martin AM37 as the supercar of powerboats, with a top-of-the-line trim sporting twin Mercury 520hp V8 engines for over 1,000-horsepower combined. Luxury features include: a carbon fiber cockpit cover, salt water flushing head, fridge, coffee maker, carbon fiber dash, and a fully outfitted galley, complete with bathroom, microwave, kitchentte, as well as a table / bed hybrid. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.

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iMac Flow Touchscreen

It's only a matter of time before Apple releases a touchscreen iMac, but this design gives us a first look at what it may look like. Available in both 21.5" or 27" sizes, the iMac Flow is essentially a giant iPad Pro, minus the ports, but with an integrated stand, which includes a built-in TouchID sensor for added security, and a sapphire glass display. continue reading for more pictures.

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Renault TreZor

Yesterday, the Renault TreZor Electric GT supercar leaked, and now, it's been officially revealed at the Paris Motor Show. This all-electric vehicle comes equipped with a 260kW battery that generates the equivalent of 360-horsepower and 282-pound-feet of torque, good for a 0-62mph time of under 4-seconds. It's no compact car either, as the TreZor measures 15-feet long, 6-feet wide, and 3-feet tall, with a lift-up top. Want to kick back, and enjoy the scenery? Simply press a button, and autonomous mode is activated. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.

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2018 Honda Civic Type R


The 2018 Honda Civic Type R Prototype has made its official debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, and it's a doozy. Sporting a brushed titanium-satin paint job, this FWD track monster comes equipped with an intake hood scoop, triple exhaust pipes, vented front fenders, bumper ducts, rear diffuser, and like its predecessors, a large rear wing. Under the hood, you'll find a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder VTEC engine generating 306-horsepower and 400 pound-foot of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, enough power to give the Ford Focus RS a run for its money. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including a previously unseen of Bill Gates inside ID Software's DOOM game.

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MyProAction Vending Machine

A group of high school students from Italy have taken plastic recycling to the next level with MyProAction, a vending machine that grinds used plastic bottles into pellets, which are then used to create smartphone via a built-in 3D printer. This invention came about when students Marco Tomasello, Daniele Caputo, Vincenzo Virruso, Vittorio Maggiore, Toni Taormina, and their teacher, Daniela Russo sought a more efficient way of getting youth involved in environmental conservation. Currently, they've built four prototypes and have taken home an AXA Italia Social Impact Award in a national contest along the way. Continue reading for more cool inventions that you may not have known about.

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Steam Controller

Valve's Steam Controller lets you ditch the traditional keyboard and mouse setup, and it's being offered for only $34.99, today only, originally $49.99. It's essentially an innovative input device that allows you to play games from all genres, including traditional gamepad-style games as well as games usually reserved for play with a mouse and keyboard - they are wireless and completely configurable. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on demo video and more information.

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