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Steampunk Motorcycle

Built around a two-cylinder engine sourced from a 1964 Jawa '350' - upgraded with a new a Jikov carburetor, this Steampunk-inspired motorcycle appears to be straight from the Victorian-era. The entire chassis was handcrafted from steel tubing, while its alloy bodywork was created in partnership with Marvin Diehl of KRT, who also designed the handlebars. The front suspension is hidden behind the graceful alloy silhouette. It rolls on two 23" SM pro alloy rims, and a single rear-drum-brake ensures ample stopping power. urban motor. 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 that shows what happens when you put bass strings on a guitar.

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Vulcan DethGrip

When is a 2015 Kawasaki Vulcan 650 S not just another motorcycle, when Portland-based Icon 1000 gets their hands on one and transforms it into "Dethgrip," which boasts a blacked out design. In addition to the stealthy look, it features all custom bodywork from head to toe, except for the fuel tank, which remains stock. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Apple Electric Supercar

It's only a matter of time before Apple goes head-to-head with Tesla - if they don't acquire them first - and designer Alex Imnadze gives us a first look at what could be one of their potential supercar designs. Called the "Apple Eve," this electric supercar draws inspiration from the Jaguar C-X75, and while we don't know what's on the inside, rest assured that it will support CarPlay. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Dubai Dynamic Hotel

David Fisher's Dynamic Tower was set to begin construction in 2010, but due to design changes, it's only now getting off the ground. This 1,375-foot-tall skyscraper will feature rooftop solar panels, and 48 individual wind turbines that will be concealed within the floors to provide power. These two sources combined are expected to produce 10 times more energy than it will use. However, what really sets this apart from other structures is that its 80 floors are capable of rotating a full 360°, enabling guests to select their own personal views, with everything powered by sun and wind energy. Want to own a small apartment in this high-tech building? Expect to shell out upwards of $30-million per unit when it's completed. 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 how to mod your car to run DOOM.

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Fast Eddy Supercar

Aria Group, a company based in Irvine, California, have unveiled the "Fast Eddy". Named after Ed Taylor, VP of design at General Motors, and father of the Aria Group's co-founder Charles Taylor, this vehicle is essentially a re-bodied Chevrolet Corvette Z06. When they're not designing concept cars, they build the carbon fiber bodies for the Porsche 911 reimagined by Singer. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Coodo Prefab Home

Why bother with campers or trailers, when you could setup Coodo, a prefabricated mobile home that can pop up just about anywhere in the world, whether it be urban rooftops, remote beaches, or even a snowy mountain. Simply put, each unit is a a flexible blank box with a modular design, meaning that several can be connected together to form spaces for all needs. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Van Turned Home

Photographer Norbert Juhasz from Hungary decided that he didn't want to be tied down with rent or a mortgage, so he transformed a sixteen year old van into a solar-powered mobile home. Now this vehicle is used for both traveling and freelance projects, with fiancee Dora in tow. Featuring a couch, which can also be used as a double-bed, a full electrical system, plenty of storage space, and a kitchenette, complete with gas cooker / cylinder, sink, as well as a water tank. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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BMW LEGO Hover Bike

The LEGO Technic BMW R 1200 GS Adventure kit is a must-have for motorcycle fans, but what if BMW created a futuristic version of the bike? Well, BMW Motorrad and LEGO Technic teamed up to do just that, and this design is what they came up with. What's even cooler is that they re-purposed the 603 pieces included in the kit specifically for this machine, while the front-wheel rim was modified to form a propeller. For those who happen to be in Denmark, you'll be able to see it live in person starting today at LEGO World Copenhagen, that is until it gets sent off to BMW's Munich headquarters. 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 life hacks for drawing circles.

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Minimod

Brazil-based architecture firm Minimod creates unique homes that look like giant wooden boxes at first, but are actually tiny living spaces fitted with all of the creature comforts you'd expect for living off the grid. Each module measures in at 290-square-feet and is made from a lightweight steel frame with a plywood and glass composition. From there, customers can outfit it based on their specific preferences, such as sleeping area, kitchen, etc. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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BMW K75 Alpha Land Speed Racer

Mark Atkinson has officially unveiled the BMW K75 "Alpha" land speed racer, a motorcycle he created in partnership with Turkish designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem. It took Atkinson several months for him to build a chassis to fit inside Erdem's streamliner shell, one inspired by the lines of a Great White shark. Once fully completed, it will be used to race on the Bonneville Salt Flats and hopefully set a record or two. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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