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Kasita Tiny Home

For an Apple-inspired, modular micro home that is fully connected, look no further than "Kasita". Measuring in at just 12 feet by 32 feet, and spanning 352-square-feet, this ultra efficient living space features a living area, kitchen, bathroom and a couch that doubles as a queen-sized bed. You'll find appliances from Delta, Summit, and GE, along with several smart home ready products from Nest, Lutron, and Doorbird. An included Echo Dot can be used to control many of the home's functions. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Mad Max: Fury Road Cars

Photo credit: John Platt

Mad Max: Fury Road may be set in a future desert wasteland where gasoline and water are scarce commodities, but there was no shortage of vehicles in the film. Photographer John Platt captured these apocalyptic machines before many were destroyed on set in the Namibian desert. Envisioned by writer director George Miller, production designer Colin Gibson managed to bring 150 of these beasts to life. The movie has grossed over $378-million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing film in the Mad Max franchise. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information. Click here to view a few bonus images of the motorcycles from Mad Max: Fury Road.

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Han Solo Chewbacca Heels

These custom Star Wars heels just might be the geekiest ever, and they're one-of-a-kind to boot. They're designed to be mismatched, and can be modified to your liking once ordered, which means adding extra features, such as Han's DL-44 heavy blaster pistol, shouldn't cause any issues. "The design I did on these shoes can be modified to your liking in any way! Please feel free to contact me with your own ideas! I will also do ANY comic/movie theme too! I also can design on flats, small heels, wedges, or sandals," said its creator. Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo

The Fittipaldi EF7 Vision Gran Turismo made its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, and it looks like something straight from a video game. Created by race car engineering firm HWA AG and famed design house Pininfarina, this 2,205-pound racer comes equipped with a mid-mounted, dry-sump 4.8L naturally aspirated V8 engine that delivers 600 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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IKEA Wedge Dowel Snap Together Furniture

IKEA furniture may be affordable, and a great value, but sometimes, the assembly can take longer than expected. However, that is all about to change, with the company's new furniture line that uses wedge dowel technology, starting with the Lisabo table. Simply put, it only takes minutes to snap the pieces together, and without the use of tools. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.

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Quadrum Ski Resort

The Quadrum Ski Resort looks like a Minecraft mod at first, but it's a real place located 2,000 meters above sea level in the Caucasus mountains. Not just any resort, it's made entirely from re-purposed shipping containers that sit on stilts to provide the best views possible. Plenty of wood accents can be found inside to give it a bit of coziness. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Food Carvings

Photo credit: Gaku via Bored Panda

Japanese artist "Gaku" is a master of creating miniature sculptures, but with food. He started posting his masterpieces on Instagram approximately 8-months ago, and already has 15,900 followers. These sculptures fall under the Japanese art of "mukimono," which translates to "stripped product". As we all know, these raw foods tend to oxidize quite fast, so Gaku completes his works in just a few hours, and eats them shortly after. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a daredevil skiing with a jetpack at 75mph.

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3D-Printed Residential House

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San Francisco-based Apis Cor specializes in 3D-printing, and decided to test their new mobile 3D-printer by printing an entire 400-square-foot home in just 24-hours. How much did all of this cost, excluding the printer? Just $10,134 USD, or far less than any traditional home. Despite requiring just one day to print a home from a concrete mixture, the structures are claimed to last up to 175-years. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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iPhone 8 Edge

Another day, another iPhone 8 concept, but this time, it's the "Edge" model. In addition to a curved AMOLED display, it reportedly features dual cameras, Apple's powerful A10 10 nm chipset, paired with 3GB of LPDDR4X RAM. So far, nobody outside of Apple and their manufacturing partners can confirm details about the next-generation handset, but in just a few short months, we'll get a first glimpse in early September. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iPhone 8 Red

No official announcement has yet been made, but some report that the iPhone 8 will be the first Apple smartphone to have a 2K resolution AMOLED display, offered in both 4.7-inch and 5.8-inch sizes, as well as have 3GB of RAM. When it launches this fall, you'll get to choose from 64GB, 256GB, or 512GB internal storage sizes, with the highest end model topping $1,000. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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