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.
The LighterBro Icon Sleeve basically transforms any rectangular lighter into a multi-tool, all for $12.99. In addition to the fire capabilities normally offered by a lighter, you also get several tools, including: a 1.9 inch katana inspired blade that doubles as a flat head, a micro-Phillips screwdriver, a set of spring loaded scissor, and a bottle opener. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.
Making a cup of coffee sounds easy enough, but never is that the case on a work day, as just getting out of bed seems like a neverending story. UK-based designer Josh Renouf has come up with the perfect solution, called Barisieur. This ingenious hybrid alarm clock and a coffee brewer works just like you would expect: you pre-load it with some water and grounds, place your cup underneath the spout, and set the alarm. When the alarm goes off, instead of a horrible buzzing, it wakes you up with the gentle sound of bubbling water, accompanied by the wonderful aroma of freshly-prepared coffee.Instead of using a traditional heating element, Barisieur uses a hidden induction heater to heat up a bunch of steel ball bearings in the bottom of the beaker, which then transfer heat to the water, gradually bringing it to a boil. Continue reading for more.
This Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise pizza cutter is officially licensed, and has a stainless-steel blade with a sleek solid, zinc-alloy, chromium-plated body. It's no toy either, as it measures 7" long, 4.25" wide, and has a 4" blade diameter. Get one here now and you'll be able to "explore strange new crusts, seek out new cheeses / toppifications and to boldly cut pizza where no one has cut before." Continue reading for a hands-on review and more information.
The Soto Pocket Torch can be used with just about any lighter, transforming it into a powerful, wind-resistant burner capable of producing a 2300°F flame, in seconds, all for $19.75. It's as easy as slipping any $.25 rectangular lighter into the device, and out comes a mini blowtorch capable of producing blue flames, while weighing in at just 1.8 ounces. This makes it perfect for everyday tasks like lighting stoves and starting campfires to cutting rope and soldering small objects. Product page here. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for the viral Comic-Con Batman v Superman trailer.
Sugru SBW8 Self Setting Rubber may look like Play-Doh, but it's so much more. This material bonds to most materials (takes 24-hours to cure), including wood, glass, plastics, metals, etc., is waterproof and can handle temperatures from as low as -50°C to +180°C. Use it to fix cables, surfboards, patch up leaky boots, create custom phone bumpers, add ergonomic grips to your tools, and / or make everything you own LEGO-compatible. Best of all, you can safely and easily remove it. Get some here now. Continue reading for three videos and more information.
Have you always wanted to travel the world and live off-the-grid? The WOHNWAGON (Living Wagon), wrapped in a rounded, larch-clad shell, is just for you. In addition to being eco-friendly and energy-efficient, this mobile home is built with locally sourced natural / recycled materials. Its green roof helps insulate it during the winter and cools it during the summer months. You'll find solar photovoltaic rooftop panels that generate renewable energy up top, and the power can also be stored in batteries located in the caravan's false bottom. Continue reading for a video tour and more information.
Forget spilling liquids all over the place, and say hello to this innovative ice cube tray by Quirky. It's basically an enclosed vertical ice compartment with a tube-like structure that can be filled up with water and a removable ice tray. Simply fill up the tube with a liquid, slide in the ice tray part, seal the tube up with a quick twist, and then put it in the freezer. Continue reading for some more clever inventions.
When retracted, it looks like any old driveway, but at the push of a button the disappearing garage pops up. Businessman Gonzales loves cars, so much so that he spent $50-million to keeps them safely tucked away underground. His vehicles are basically stored in a 12,000-square foot underground garage that can hold 30 cars, plus motorcycles. Drivers pull into a custom-built elevator that lowers the car into a two-level subterranean holding area. Gonzales said: "I had a car collection that had to be protected and what better place to protect it than underground." Continue reading for the video and more information.
Created by Italian designer Alberto Rosselli, this 7-by-14-foot trailer transforms into a 20-by-29-foot living space when opened like you would an accordion. It can accommodate 5-6 people comfortably, and includes a bathroom, a kitchen, a closet, a terrace, and space for beds. The original design was supposed to be included on the back of an open truck bed and then moved onto a platform. 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 hands-on with the Nintendo Sony PlayStation prototype.