Elon Musk stated that he'd like for the new Roadster to hit 60 mph in less than 2-seconds on street legal tires, and the Roadster Y could be one possible design. It offers LED daytime running lights, a rear-built charging port, and even "slide finger to open" doors. One thing's for sure, the new model will be able to compete with the likes of the Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet and Jaguar F-Type Roadster. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
LG's G5 Smartphone lets you skip the contracts, and it's being offered for just $249.99 shipped, today only, originally $299.99. Featuring an always-on 5.3" display, 32GB of internal storage, 4GB of RAM, a quad-core CPU, 16MP rear camera, and 8MP front-facing camera. Capture moments in epic, more-than-the-eye-can-see 135 degrees. The "always-on" 5.3-inch display lets you see the time, date and important notifications without waking the phone. Product page. Continue reading for a video showing the first 10 things you should do to your LG G5, and more information.
Self-taught makeup artist Alyson Tabbitha may not be a big Hollywood name (yet), but she specializes in transforming herself in famous pop culture characters, such as Overwatch's Talon Widowmaker. This journey all began with her mom, a professional character performer, who got her interested in dressing up by handcrafting Halloween costumes. Other characters include: Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, Edward Scissorhands, and Lestat from Interview with a Vampire. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.
With Nintendo diving into the mobile gaming universe, it's only a matter of time before they start releasing accessories and / or their own smartphone. The "Nintendo Cross" basically transforms your iPhone into a Switch-like gaming console, complete with a full set of removable controllers. Plus, a sliding mechanism enables users to play games in both horizontal and vertical modes by shifting the controllers. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
YouTube personality and former professional skier Jon Olsson has unveiled his latest project, and it's a doozy. This customized Rolls-Royce Wraith was modified by Dutch workshop Absolute Motors, and boasts a turbocharged 6.6L V12 engine generating 810 horsepower, good for a 0-60 time of 4.4-seconds. On the exterior, you'll also find two grille-mounted LED lights, four extra lights on the roof, and a magnetized roof rack. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a backyard scientist breaking into a 1,000-pound safe with a plasma cutter.
Artist Luisa Azevedo has always been fascinated by the arts, but at the age of 15, Instagram was discovered, and then Photoshop. Since the first image Luisa edited on Photoshop was published in March, 2015, the rest has been history. "Every day I try to improve my skills and attempt new concepts. I found in photo manipulation a daily challenge to deconstruct and reconstruct my own reality which I post on my Instagram account," said the artist. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.
Those who missed flying on the the Concorde can take heart because a new era of supersonic flight is just a few years away, as NASA says that its Quiet Supersonic Transport (QueSST) project has passed its preliminary design review (PDR). This paves the way for design and construction of the Low Boom Flight Demonstration (LBFD) X-plane. The most significant issue Lockheed Martin has to solve is finding a way to reduce or eliminate the window-cracking. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Carlex Design partnered with Autokontener to build a futuristic-looking luxury trailer. Inside, guests will find multiple levels, ambient lighting, brushed metal accents, plenty of storage compartments, bar and a massive OLED 4K TV. Unfortunately, you won't find a holodeck or a captain's chair inside. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Flip phones may not be popular as they were, but there's at least one company trying to modernize the design. Introducing the Samsung Galaxy Folder 2, a Motorola RAZR-inspired smartphone / flip phone hybrid. Featuring a 1.4-GHz processor, 256GB of internal storage, and 2GB of RAM, all running on Android 6.0. Continue reading for a hands-on video demonstration and more information.
Researchers have recorded up-close footage of a single DNA molecule replicating itself for the very first time, and it's revealed that this fundamental process incorporates an unexpected amount of 'randomness'. "It's a real paradigm shift, and undermines a great deal of what's in the textbooks. It's a different way of thinking about replication that raises new questions. We've shown that there is no coordination between the strands. They are completely autonomous," said Stephen Kowalczykowski from the University of California, Davis. Continue reading for more interesting images from around the web.