Ghidaq al-Nizar, an artist from Indonesia, started out as a latte artist, but now he's taken coffee to the next level. Simply put, Nizar takes coffee straight from the cup / plate and creates works of art on unconventional canvas, like a leaf. Nizar said: "I love intimacy. I feel it with coffee and It's fun to have fun with something you love. So I can't find any better medium to celebrate my feelings. Artists have to feel when they do something, and I think it applies for everyone. I have tried to paint using other media but [I didn't have any feelings for them]. If you can't feel it, you will leave it." Continue reading for more pictures.
Most folding bikes aren't built to last, that is unless...you're talking about Helix. Touted as the "world's best folding bike," this 9-speed bike utilizes patent pending side-by-side technology to fold down to the size of its wheels, making for easy transportation. The titanium frame is handcrafted in Canada and the pass-through locking design with secondary safety ensures a worry-free ride. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Bruce Williams Zaccagnino and his wife Jean started Northlandz as a hobby in their basement before opening its doors to the public as a tourist attraction in 1997. The world's largest model railway was painstakingly constructed by hand and took 16-years to complete. Featuring 100 trains, 400 bridges, more than 9-miles of track, 50,000 streets, 40-foot bridges spanning across vast canyons, as well as 3,000 miniature buildings that make up idyllic miniature towns and villages. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
At the push of a button on your smartphone, the zombie-proof "Safe House" in Poland can be transformed into a concrete fortress impenetrable by the undead. Spanning 6,100-square-feet, the home took approximately 4-years to build, and when things aren't in lockdown mode, it's a beautiful modern residence. The home requires a keycard for access to the entryway, gate and even the bedrooms, while high-resolution security cameras keep an eye out for intruders. When everything is locked down, the home can be controlled with your smartphone, and it even has an industrial-grade backup generator to keep things running. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including a Jedi with a GoPro.
Paulo Czyzewski first created the Legarto Invisum, and now he unveils his latest project, the Bugatti Gangloff. Based on the Bugatti Veyron, the name Gangloff comes from the French coach-builder that created a special custom version of the Type 57 S/C Atalante in 1938. Cyzewski said: "In times of commercial trash and plastic, it is hard to see something that has a soul and is able to squeeze out a positive mark on the heart." Continue reading for more pictures.
This unknown artist takes old car parts from junkyards and spends countless hours transforming them into mythical creatures, like the dragon you see above. The wings are made from body panels, while the entire body was fabricated using salvaged engine parts. Once everything is pieced together, it was given a fresh chrome / silver paint job to keep things looking uniform throughout. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery, including the Star Wars: Force Awakens reel from Comic-Con in San Diego.
For a go-kart-like experience on the street, look no further than the KTM X-Bow GT, which comes equipped with a windshield, doors and removable soft-top roof designed to enable drivers to use the vehicle without having to wear a helmet. To keep things extra light at 1,867-pounds, it features lightweight carbon fiber monocoque chassis, a pair of Recaro bucket seats integrated into this chassis, four-point safety belts from Schroth and switchgear borrowed from Audi. It's powered by an Audi-sourced turbocharged and direct-injected 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine rated at 281 horsepower and 309 pound-feet of torque. Continue reading for two videos and more information.
Israel-based design studio Artori Design have revealed Book & Hero and the Supershelf. This clever bookend and floating shelf were designed to make it seem like they're being saved by a familiar caped superhero, but they're actually just clever illusions, created using strong magnets. We wouldn't be surprised if a Batman version pops up before the movie is released in March next year. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Think of Canopy Stair by Robert McIntyre and Thor ter Kulve as a modular spiral staircase system that can be strapped onto any tree trunk, without using special tools. Each plank is made from curved birch plywood, and are secured to the tree trunk using tension from the included ratchet straps. These durable straps keep the aluminum frame, treads and handrail safely attached to the trunk, letting you build out as high as needed. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
It looks like something from a museum, but this is realTyrannosaurus rex-shaped dinosaur bike made by an engineer in Portland, Oregon. This 5.5-feet wide bike standing 8.5-feet tall and measuring in at 12-feet long from head to tail. The creator said: "This wonderful rideable dinosaur, this fulfilment of my childhood dreams, needs to go to someone who likes being the center of attention, likes making the news whenever they're out in public, and likes inspiring joy and wonder in the faces of children. I'm just a quiet engineer and bicycle fabricator and am not interested in celebrity." Continue reading for more pictures and a link to the Craigslist posting.