The James Bond AB 100 Spectre Yacht doesn't just have a cool name, it's powered by three gigantic MAN engines that generate 1,900-horsepower each, for a total output of 5,700-horsepower. All this results in a top speed of 62mph (54 knots), while guests relax in a full dining room table illuminated by large side window, and a lower level with three full bedrooms, bathrooms, along with a kitchen. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a lightning strike vaporizing a wooden pole.
Turkey-based designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem is back at it again, and this time, he unveils his TRON-inspired BMW Radical. This futuristic motorcycle isn't just for looks, as the body sports integrated armor that would help it survive just about any crash. It also features an elevated rear wheel and low handlebars, placing the rider in a perfect aerodynamic position. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Researcher Han Lin created a new type of super battery using a form of carbon called graphene, which is one of the strongest materials on Earth. He used a 3D printer to create the graphene sheets, resulting in a cost-effective energy storage method that could soon replace the batteries in our cell phones, laptops, and even electric cars. Continue reading for another video and more information.
The $120,000 Confederate G2 P51 Combat Fighter Motorcycle isn't just a flashy concept that doesn't run, but it does however, resemble something straight from a comic book movie, like Suicide Squad. Its entire chassis is crafted from 6061 aerospace billet aluminum, including the structural fuel tank and an intake box that ties directly into the CNC'd structural intake manifold. Power comes from a a big-block, air-cooled V-twin engine generating over 200-horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including the incredible Comic Con Wonder Woman trailer.
Photographer and news helicopter pilot Jerry Ferguson managed to capture a microburst storm that was hovering over Phoenix, Arizona while shooting footage for a local television station. Simply put, it's a small downdraft that moves in a way opposite of a tornado, and are found in strong thunderstorms. They usually last for a couple of seconds to several minutes, and are accompanied by high winds that can knock over fully grown trees. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Western Digital's 2TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive offers high-capacity storage to go, ultra-fast data transfer rates and universal connectivity with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 devices, all for $69.99 shipped, today only, originally $83.88. The small, lightweight enclosure features massive capacity and WD quality and reliability. Product page. Continue reading for a full video unboxing, review and more information.
Half ATV and half plane, the SkyQuad sports a go kart-like design and its Rotax engine tackles rugged terrain with ease, while ram-air parafoil wing technology can achieve 55 mph in the air at a maximum altitude of 10,000-feet. It transitions from land to air very quickly, enabling you to access to a number of areas unreachable by traditional aircraft. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the incredible machine that lays down railroad track.
Artist Patricia Piccinini teamed up with a leading trauma surgeon and a crash investigation expert to create Graham, a hyperrealistic sculpture of a human designed to survive a fatal car crash. A massive helmet-like head replaces the traditional neck, while hoof-like feet, as well as other strange features show a human body evolved to sustain the forces in major auto collisions. The skull is larger to hold more cerebrospinal fluid and ligaments to sustain the brain in case of a crash. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Finally, after months of testing, the Rimac Concept One has finally hit the streets, and in grand fashion. Unlike other electric cars, this one boasts four permanent magnet electric motors, one for each wheel, producing a total of 1073-horsepower and 1,195 lb-ft of torque, good for a 0-62 time of 2.6-seconds, while topping out at 186 mph in just 14.2 seconds. Click here for more images of the Concept One. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
When classic motorcycle looks is combined with the latest technology, you get designer Mehmet Erdem's BMW Alpha. "The front section of 'Alpha' has been designed specifically for minimizing the wind effect on the rider. The most vital aspect of this specific design is in its futuristic characteristic and it has been styled mainly for Salt Lake speed record attempts rather than daily usage. My main purpose while designing ALPHA was combining latest technology with old school style," said Erdem. 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 four amazing illusions.