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Pavlok Shock Clock

There's the Shock Bomb, and then the Pavlok Shock Clock wearable. Whether it be waking up in the morning, or trying to break a bad habit, this device will help you accomplish the task with force, or in other words, it vibrates first at a set time, beeps, and then shocks your wrist. It pairs to your phone via Bluetooth 4.0, and its vibration, beep, and electric stimulus can be triggered by Pavlok apps, the Chrome Extension, IFTTT, and other sensors/smart devices. Pavlok doesn't need to know your habit, users need to know their habit, and by administering the electric stimulus while doing an action - even if manually administered - the human brain creates a permanent Pavlovian association. Continue reading for two more hands-on videos and additional information.

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DJI Mavic Pro

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The DJI Mavic Pro can easily be folded up and placed in a standard backpack, while still offering a stabilized 4K camera, with a flight range of 4.3-miles for up to 27-minutes. Its new FlightAutonomy system comes equipped with several cameras, range finders, and sensors to position, navigate and plan routes for the drone. That's right, it can automatically avoid obstacles at speeds up to 22 mph. For the more adventurous, Sport Mode enables the drone to hit 40 mph, and its dedicated controller sports a built-in touchscreen, along with an improved video link system. Click here for hands-on pictures of the Mavic Pro. Continue reading for two hands-on videos and more information.

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Elon Musk, SpaceX founder and CEO, unveiled the company's Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico today, which combines the most powerful rocket ever built with a spaceship designed to carry at least 100-people to Mars per flight. The reusable ITS design aims to help humanity establish a permanent, self-sustaining colony on the Red Planet within the next 50-100 years. "What I really want to do here is to make Mars seem possible - make it seem as though it's something that we could do in our lifetimes, and that you can go," said Musk. Continue reading for another video and more information. Click here for new images of Mars captured by NASA spacecraft.

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Batman Dawn of Justice Motorcycle Suit


Superhero-inspired motorcycle suits are nothing new, but UD Replicas has taken things to the next level, with their Batman Dawn of Justice design. The jacket and pants feature an outer lycra skin with a black / metallic grey, 3D raised silicone print, while a "flexible anatomical muscle structure is then fused behind the leather." bat chest logo (jacket) is made of form molded leather. The gauntlet fin gloves are made from two-tone injection molded rubber that feature anti-skid palms and an inseam zipper. Last, but not least, the sleek boots feature antique gold, an exposed steel toe, an armored leather shin, all made from 2-mil thick cow hide leather. One caveat: the entire suit, with all components, including a utility belt, will set you back over $3,000. 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 explaining the truth behind the iPhone 7 headphone jack removal.

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iPhone 7 Funny

One person from China spotted an iPhone 7 deal that seemed too good to be true, and it most certainly was. Instead of the latest iPhone, this person received an iPhone 3, iPhone 4 and a Yu-Gi-Oh Fusion Monster card. Now if the two older devices were factory sealed, they could possibly fetch a nice sum on eBay, but that wasn't the case here. Continue reading to see smugglers who tried bringing 400 iPhone 7 handsets on launch day into China.

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Logitech K410 Wireless Keyboard

Logitech's K410 Wireless Keyboard with Built-in Touchpad is perfect for TV-connected PCs, and it's being offered for only $19.99, today only, originally $49.99. Easily turn up the volume of your favorite video, browse the web, blog, chat and more, without getting up from the couch. It can even be stored vertically to save space. With reliable long-range wireless, long battery life and dedicated media keys, it makes typing, searching, watching and posting a snap. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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New Toyota Supra

Based on the FT-1, Toyota's all-new Supra is speculated to be powered by a hybrid powertrain, co-developed with BMW, that produces in excess of 400-horsepower. Unfortunately, not much else is known about the sports car, besides its BMW Z5-inspired design, but expect it to give the BMW M4 a run for its money once released. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a stuntman successfully completing Evil Knieval's insane jump across Snake River Canyon in southern Idaho.

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Bubble Palace France

At $456-million, Le Palais Bulles, also known as "Bubble Palace", is Europe's most expensive home. It was created by architect Antti Lovag in 1970, and encompasses an area of 1200 square meters in the South of France. Featuring 10-suites, a massive living room that can be occupied by up to 350-persons, 2 kitchens, a 500-seat outdoor auditorium, a 8500-square-meter garden with pools, a workshop and more. Click here for more pictures of the Bubble Palace. Continue reading for a video tour and more information.

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BMW Motorrad Concept Z

It's only a matter of time before we see self-driving motorcycles, and the first may be the BMW Motorrad Concept Z. Designed by Anja Didrichsons, this modular bike has three different modes: "sport", with a slightly raised seat for cruising, "racing" for a crouched aerodynamic position, and "autonomous", where riders can lay back on the seat. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Veyron for Kids

If money is no object, you could either buy a simple Power Wheels for them this holiday season, or spend $50,000 on a miniature Bugatti Veyron. This is no toy, but rather a custom-built kit car that boasts all-wheel drive, and is powered by a 500cc engine pumping out 40-horsepower, good for a top speed of 55mph. On the cosmetics side, it comes complete with scissor-style doors, leather interior coverings, a pioneer stereo, as well as an "advanced spoiler." Want your own? The current build time is 3-4 months, but unfortunately, upgrade options have not been released. 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 bulletproof glass skateboard.

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