The Whiskas Catstacam is essentially a wearable collar camera that weighs in at just 1.5-ounces, and is designed to automatically take pictures from your feline's point of view. The fun doesn't stop there, it also posts the snaps onto your cat's very own Instagram account. Approximately six photos are snapped every minute, and then batch uploaded when connected to a Wi-Fi network. Continue reading for more cool items your cat would love.
Seeing a tank isn't something too out of the ordinary, but spotting a homemade "Rat Rod Tank" definitely is. This basically involves installing tracks on an old vehicle by chopping the chassis down to make it sit lower. Next, locate a World War II Bren Gun Carrier tank (or something similar), remove the top half, and combine the truck with what's left of it. Make sure to shed off most of its armor, or else you'll end up with a vehicle that moves at a snail's pace. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Always wanted your own Hobbit Home? Then look no further than the Magic Green Home, a tiny 400-square-foot abode that is not only eco-friendly, but energy-efficient, while having all the amenities of a conventional house. These prefabricated structures boast vaulted panels, which are then covered with soil, to create flexible green-roofed living spaces with a Tolkienesque charm. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Here's another look at the innovative, yet slightly strange-looking, Swincar Spider. This 4-wheeler concept is designed to traverse rough terrain with plenty of obstacles, thanks to tilting technology. Each one of its wheels sports its own electric hub motor, and suspended to a spider-like limb that attaches to the chassis. This results in a vehicle that leans quickly into sharp turns like a motorcycle, can climb 70% gradient and even ride diagonally through ditches. Unfortunately, there's no word yet on pricing or availability in the near future. 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 hypnotizing custom-built can crusher.
Maritime Flight Dynamics Inc.'s SeaPhantom looks like a fighter jet at first, but it's actually an aquatic craft based on NASA's Lifting-Body Airfoil design. Simply put, the hydrodynamic lifting surfaces mounted in the hull provide the pilot with passive response to variable sea conditions, as well as smoothing out wave impacts. No special training is required, thanks to the craft's built-in stability systems. So, anyone familiar with high performance offshore powerboat operation is ready to go. Continue reading for another video and more information.
A Neptune-sized planet, called GJ 3470b, located 100-light-years away, is believe to have Earth-like blue skies. Astronomers spotted the blue skies as it transited across its parent star and analyzed light scattered by tiny particles in its atmosphere using a technique known as Rayleigh scattering. It's believed to have an atmosphere rich in molecules such water and methane. Continue reading for more information.
The Pocket Chainsaw may be small, but it's definitely no slouch in times of need. Made from a high strength, heat-treated steel, it comes equipped with 124 bi-directional teeth capable of cutting through just about anything you encounter. Despite weighing mere 5-ounces, it has cut through 3-inch diameter limbs in 10-seconds or less. Get one here now. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a Land Rover crossing a paper bridge in China.
SanDisk's Extreme 500 Portable 120GB SSD is much faster as well as smaller than traditional external hard drives, and you can get one for $59.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $100.85. This high-speed SSD with read speeds of up to 415MB/s is up to 4X faster than a portable hard disk drive so you can move your files in a flash. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Nintendo is just getting into the mobile arena, so if the company does eventually release their own smartphone, it won't be out of the blue. The "Wii M" boasts a 4.5" Retina display with Gorilla Glass protection, and in at 9mm thick, while increasing in size from 126 mm in length to 196 mm once the slide-out gaming pad is activated. Other features include: 64GB of storage, an 8-megapixel camera at the back, front-facing 5-megapixel camera, all running on Android with Wii-UI. Continue reading for more pictures.
At first glance, this appears to be just another Volkswagen toy, but it's actually a functional record player. That's right, the palm-sized "Record Runner" is officially licensed, and plays 12" or 7" vinyl records at 45 rpm. Two AAA batteries are good for approximately 90-minutes of play time, while the record needle can easily be replaced when worn out. Continue reading for another video and more information.