The Airow Gun converts your recurve / compound bow into a pellet or paintball thrusting machine. You'll be able to fire projectiles up to 280 feet per second without the use of compressed air. While the gravity tube up top looks like it'll hold a dozen rounds or so, your opponent will have to draw for each shot at the very least, giving you a fighting chance of getting out of trouble. Get one here now. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video on how 8-bit music was made.
In the Star Wars movies, the AT-ST is a light yet heavily-armed, ground combat vehicle, capable of traversing various environments, and equipped with a medium, chin-mounted, double blaster cannon, a blaster cannon on the port side, a concussion grenade launcher on the starboard side of its head, two clawed feet, while encased in thick steel. This scrap metal version may not have functional weapons, but it's still a conversation piece nonetheless. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Microsoft unveiled "Project X-Ray" today at their Windows 10 Devices event, and it's basically a new augmented-reality game prototype for its HoloLens AR headset. This game has players using an arm-mounted holographic weapon to fight off robots flying around the player's real-life surroundings. The robots can also interact with furniture and architecture, and even burst through walls. Continue reading for the full 8-minute video demonstration.
The Land Rover Defender Icarus by South Africa-based Alu-Cab is arguably the ultimate camper vehicle, as it has the footprint of a normal off-road vehicle, but packs everything you need for an action-packed adventure. It includes everything from a roof tent that deploys in seconds to slide-out solar and a fold-away stove. There's Lumeno lights and a kitchen storage on the outside, complete with pots, pan, cups, along with plates that can all be accessed easily. 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 a tiny Norwegian town built specifically for bodybuilders.
Computer modding may not be as popular as it once was, but there are still plenty of enthusiasts who piece together custom workstations, like the one you see above. This particular system features an Intel i7-5960X (4.5-GHz), 32GB of DDR4 Ripjaw IV @ 2666MHz RAM, an ASUS ROG Rampage Extreme X99 motherboard, XFX AMD R9 295X2 graphics, four Kingston HyperX 120GB SSDs + 1TB Seagate Barracuda
Captain 360 Cooler for the CPU, and an ASUS VN247 display. If you're a laptop user that wants a desktop at home, there's always the option of picking up something like Henge Docks. Continue reading for more.
Lexus says that the skilled man and women (known as Takumi) who work on the production lines hone their dexterity skills by folding origami models using their non-dominant hand. To show their level of talent, Lexus commissioned their best workers to build a functional Origami Car. That's right, this paper car has everything a regular vehicle would, including functioning doors, headlights, and rolling wheels. The electric motor mounted on its steel and aluminum frame enables on to drive it around, albeit not on real roads. Continue reading for a making of video, more pictures and additional information.
Rosie Kemp, a resident of Nassau, Bahamas, discovered a baby raccoon that had fallen out of a tree with the mother was nowhere to be found. So, instead of just leaving it there, Kemp and her daughter Laura Young decided to adopt the tiny animal and named her "Pumpkin". According to Young, "She instantly bonded with us and our two rescue dogs and follows me and our two dogs everywhere we go. She now thinks she is a dog...she is able to play and be rough with them and she respects them when they have had enough." Continue reading for more pictures and information.
China is known for their elaborate knockoffs, and one of them is this MacBook Air, which features a unibody design. If you're not able to tell the difference at first glance, everything changes when you switch it on, as it's actually running Windows 7 Ultimate, and not OS X. This $328 laptop is powered by an Intel ATOM D2500 (1.86GHz), 4GB of DDR3 RAM, a 500GB hard drive, and sports a 14-inch LED HD Screen display (1366 x 768). Despite these lowly specs, it still has a 1.3-megapixel camera for video conferencing as well as 802.11b/g Wi-Fi connectivity. Continue reading for more fascinating images that you probably haven't seen before.
Sceptre's U508CV-UMK 50" 4K TV is an ultra high-definition display that won't break the bank, as you can pick one up today for $449.99 shipped, today only, originally $699. The unequaled color and clear brilliance of 4K (3,840 x 2,160 or over 8 million pixels) will provide more natural and lifelike images than have ever been viewed on a big screen. 3 HDMI ports allow you to connect up to three devices at once, so you can stream, browse, and listen to all of your favorite multimedia. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.
NASA has just released incredible enhanced color images of Pluto's moon Charon, which are a composite of the red, blue, and infrared images taken by the New Horizon's Ralph/Multispectral Visual Imaging Camera (MVIC) during its closest approach to the system. As you can see, Charon's two hemispheres are wildly different, mainly due to the fact that ice erupts from below the dwarf moon's surface. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone painting in virtual reality.