Multi-tools are great for your everyday carry, but let's face it, most are not aesthetically pleasing. "Tweezers of Legend" aims to break that tradition with a sword-shaped design that looks to be straight from a cartoon. They were originally made of stainless steel, but the company now offers it in titanium, as well as in a slew of new designs, like miniature lances and staves. How are they made? Wire electric discharge machining. "In this way wire electric discharge machining can cut metal vertically with high precision. This is the feature that is necessary to increase the accuracy of tweezers. The tip of the tweezers works by matching two flat faces. If there is only a slight distortion on that side, a gap will be formed and you will not be able to grab the thin hair. Tweezers of Legend made with wire electric discharge machining has high precision so that you can grasp the fibers of tissue paper," said a company representative. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
If McLaren designed the next Batmobile, it would most likely look similar to the BP23 Hyper-GT. Featuring in-wheel electric motors, pared with superconducting coils, the main attraction of this futuristic hypercar is a liquid nitrogen reservoir located in the rear of the car used to cool the superconductors down to -197° Celsius. On the exterior, you'll find large front air channels, active aerodynamics in the rear diffuser, fenders, and the front / rear intakes. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Japanese art graduate Tsutamoto Dawikihas become famous on social media for his copper and brass wire sculptures, all of which have not been digitally enhanced in Photoshop. This year, his most notable project is the giant snake that you see above, which is fully flexible, and can even coil around itself since the wire scales are mobile too. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Sure, there are plenty of cosplayers who have dressed up as K-2SO, but Star Wars costume and prop builder Darren Moser has created a life-sized version of the droid from Rogue One. This towering creation is actually meant to be puppeted, and in the video above, he demonstrates the joint and linkage systems used to bring this character to life. Continue reading for a making of video and more information.
Aluminum foil can be used for a variety of purposes, but Twitter user "puchuco709" decided to take an entire 52-foot long roll of the material and squashed it into a dense sphere. Next, it was hammered and polished until the sphere became silky smooth. What happened next? The creation became an instant social media hit, with many users creating their own versions. Continue reading for more pictures.
Tyler Kirkham, a 32-year-old comic book artist, spent over $50,000 converting his basement into the ultimate "The Elder Scrolls" man cave, complete with a $15,000 bathroom that has its own waterfall. Other features include: a secret door resembling a bookcase that is activated by pulling one of the books, suits of armor, a crossbow and an alchemy lab full of medieval potions. Plus, he even built a $20,000 home cinema for playing the games on a large screen. 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 seven camping coffee gadgets put to the test.
Japan-based industrial designer "FRISK_P" specializes in creating Steampunk-inspired masterpieces, and each one is unique in their own right. One of her most recent projects was a wristwatch, called "Automaton" that continually writes and erases the current time. That's right, a mechanism picks up a quill, writes the time on a tablet, and then wipes the surface clean. Continue reading for two more videos and information.
Besides building transportation tunnels, Elon Musk's Boring Company also offers quirky gadgets on the side, like this flamethrower, and now, a giant LEGO-inspired brick made from stone recovered from an excavated tunnel. Just like its plastic counterpart, these blocks are designed to be interlocking, which means if you're lucky enough to score a few of them, you may be able to actually build a structure of sorts. Unfortunately (or fortunately), there's no word yet on when these will become available for sale, nor what they'll be priced at. Continue reading for another video and more information.
An ultra rare deep-sea anglerfish was observed for the first time alive by a team from the Rebikoff Foundation near Sao Jorge Island, Portugal. The video depicts a parasitic dwarf male permanently attached to the belly of a female, estimated to be about 16 centimeters long while the male is three centimeters long. Operators of the manned submersible LULA1000, Kirsten and Joachim Jakobsen, observed the anglerfish at a depth of about 800 meters in an area off the south slope of the island. Continue reading for more fascinating creatures of the deep.
The Oregon Trail Handheld Game is a modern take on the original computer game, which was originally developed by Don Rawitsch, Bill Heinemann, and Paul Dillenberger in 1971 and produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) in 1974. It was was designed to teach school children about the realities of 19th-century pioneer life on the Oregon Trail. The player assumes the role of a wagon leader guiding a party of settlers from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon's Willamette Valley via a covered wagon in 1848. This portable version looks like a '70s-era computer, complete with a monochrome layout, keys, and even a floppy disk that needs to be inserted into its drive to boot up the game. Continue reading for more pictures, another video and additional information.