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.
Nissan Design Europe has just unveiled the 2020 Vision Gran Turismo in fire red, and it's powered by two electric motors, paired with a twin-turbo V6 for a combined output in excess of 800-horsepower. On the outside, you'll find a carbon fiber rear spoiler, chromed grille / emblem, forged matte black wheels and orange brake calipers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
This looks like a normal garden at first glance, but upon closer inspection, you'll see an entrance to Perdu, a luxurious underground mansion. This circular three-bedroom home located on Bowdon in Manchester may be underground, but there's plenty of natural light, thanks to a dome-shaped passage in the center that allows sunlight to enter the home. To keep things eco-friendly, it features a rainwater harvesting system, a heat exchange system, and hot water warmed via solar tubes. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Forcite Alpine may not be the first action helmet, but it's the first geared specifically towards those who enjoy snow sports. Featuring an integrated 4K action camera, a helmet-to-helmet communication system, and even advanced sensors that track your altitude, lines. The camera has instant social media sharing once you finish recording, enabling you to get the action to your friends and family as quickly as possible. You'll also get other important data displayed, such as top speed and max airtime. If you want some entertainment, simply turn on the built-in Bluetooth headset, pair it to a compatible device, and you'll be ready to rock. Continue reading for another video, the Kickstarter page and more pictures.
If you've been following the luxury scene online, the Saker S-1 is probably a familiar name. Now, the first prototype images have surfaced (top and bottom images above). Just to recap, it's the $5-million personal fighter jet that people can actually buy. The production model, set to be delivered in 2019, will reach speeds just shy of Mach 1 (Mach .99), and can be equipped with an optional ejector seat in case of emergency. Military training will not be required, just a pilot's license. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including what happens when Star Wars meets Disney.