Velonia's newest addition to their bicycle line, the Viks Gran Turismo, was inspired by the lines of Lamborghini automobiles, starting with a sharp yellow (giallo midas) paint job. This bike not only looks the part, but weighs in at under 10kg, thanks to an aluminum alloy frame and laser cut parts. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) announced a new Hyperloop One project that aims to link Abu Dhabi and Dubai, turning the 93-mile trip between the two busy cities into a minutes-long commute at speeds up to 700mph. Unlike previous designs, BIG's uses Y-shaped supports that elevate the Hyperloop track itself, and reportedly uses a different propulsion system from the one unveiled in Nevada, but we'll know more once it's officially unveiled on November 7th. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how to use the heat from a volcano to bake bread.
Dom is six-years-old, has a wild imagination, and loves doodling. All of his masterpieces are shared on Instagram, but not before his father / artist transforms them into bizarre real-life objects using Photoshop, like the strange car above. Other examples include: a shark, lion, lemur, cruise ship, and even a dinosaur. Let's just say that any child would be terrified at seeing some of them firsthand. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus images.
While the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been permanently discontinued, and its previous owners offered a 50% discount on the Note 8, should they decide to go that route, companies are still looking for ways to cash in, with the latest being UNIQFIND. This smartphone accessory outlet has unveiled its latest product, called "EXPLO-SUNG", which is essentially an iPhone case and decal, modeled after an exploded handset. Continue reading for another picture of the front.
Arden Warner has devised an innovative way of cleaning up oil spills by organically magnetizing oil by adding ground magnetite. The viscous material then binds to the magnetite and is able to be pulled along when a magnet sweeps by, thus allowing spills to be quarantined, and removed from the ocean. Warner's goal is to create a system of containment booms which collects the magnetized oil and draws it into a container with a magnetized base. The oil will then be separated from the water and the magnetite will be drawn downward, making the collected oil good as new. 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 cut string with your bare hands.
Simply put, a fractal is a natural phenomenon or a mathematical set that exhibits a repeating pattern that displays at every scale. Approximate fractals found in nature display self-similarity over extended, but finite, scale ranges. The connection between fractals and leaves, for instance, is currently being used to determine how much carbon is contained in trees. These flowers above fall under this category, and are oddly satisfying to look at. Continue reading for more creative examples. Click here for a few bonus images.
SteelSeries Flux Luxury Edition Headphones are foldable and can easily be transported, all for $15.79, today only, originally $49.98. The standard cables include both the PC and Mobile cable along with the extended PC cable connectors. The ear cushions have been upgraded from cloth to black leather with white double stitching. In addition, a custom set of side plates are included along with the standard black plates. Flux - Luxury Edition also comes with a cloth carrying bag for easy transport of the headset and all included accessories. Product page. Continue reading for a full video review and more information.
If money is no object, why cut grass or shovel snow manually, when you could get Kobi to do it? That's right, this autonomous robot can not only keep your lawn mowed during the warmer months, including using weather forecasts to know when to cut and mulching the clippings to keep your yard healthy, but a separate modules enable it to clear both your yard and driveway of leaves, as well as snow. It's powered by near-silent brushless motors and runs off a lithium-ion battery, which lets it automatically return to its charging station when it's running low on power. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Ghostbusters outtakes you probably haven't seen before.
Electron Wheel may not be the first manual to electric bike accessory, but it's definitely no slouch either. Simply remove the front wheel, install the Electron Wheel, and you're ready to ride, in 30-seconds or less. Thanks to its auto-monitoring technology, the electric output will adjust depending on incline of the hills, after communicating with the included pedal sensor. Continue reading for two hands-on videos and more information.
Without even getting into the games and accessories, Nintendo has plenty of opportunities to cash in on its upcoming Switch console, with limited edition bundles. First up, we have an NES-themed design, complete with button colors that match its classic counterpart, along with a vent-filled charging dock. Who knows? Nintendo may actually let customers design their own using a special configurator. Continue reading for more pictures.