Project Utopia could be the perfect place to live, or at least during a zombie apocalypse, as it's a small island set on four legs that measures 100 meters across and 100 meters high, providing amazing ocean views. It can house hundreds of people in full luxury, including: swimming pools, a movie theater, casino, bar, private docking station, convertible decks, and up to four heliports. Yes, it does have engines mounted on the legs, so it can easily move from place to place. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Forget speedboats, the Quadrofoil "Q2S" Limited Edition is an electric personal watercraft that propels riders using advanced naval technology. Its foils can glide across the water at speeds over 6.5-knots, cutting through waves with ease. Crafted from lightweight, yet extremely strong, composite materials, the Q2S was inspired by responsive race cars, agile fighter jets, and trimaran speedboats. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The Tiger Siberian Adventure Vehicle looks normal at first, but it's a mini home on wheels designed for long-term camping in remote areas. You can choose from either a 4x4 Ford F550 or Ram 5500 chassis, and the coach is hand-built from aluminum, complete with a three-point mounting system for extra comfort. Inside, you'll find a dry bath, a king / queen-sized elevated bed, plenty of LED lighting, an entertainment system, and beautiful bamboo cabinetry. Power comes from 900 amp-hours of batteries, all of which are charged by solar panels and powerful alternators, while its diesel-powered furnace, water heater, and stove top keep you warm regardless of the weather. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Built by Galpin Auto Sports, the world's first and only Mercedes-Benz S600 Royale is a sight to behold. Featuring headlights and taillights from the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, SLR-inspired side grills, and a body that draws inspiration from the W111 and W112 S-Class models. For those wondering, it's actually based on a 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550, and has also been spotted in Monaco. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a hoverboard snowplow.
If nothing but the most luxurious will do, industrial designer Jarim Koo's Audi Layer computer keyboard should be added to your shortlist. Featuring an integrated track pad that doubles as a tablet when used with the included stylus, users can simply slide the track pad to reveal a sleek laser-cut keyboard. You won't need an external mouse, as there's also a pop-out wireless computer mouse that can be activated in seconds. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an extreme low pass by a MiG-29 fighter jet.
The Galactica Super Nova may sound like a futuristic spaceship, but it's actually a luxurious 70-meter superyacht. It's large enough to hold concerts, while reaching speeds of up to 30 knots in just 75-seconds, thanks to its innovative propulsion system, comprised of two MTU wing engines, along with a third central engine powered by a Rolls-Royce water-jet booster. Continue reading for another video (interior tour), more pictures and information.
At first, the Super Jet Capsule may look like a UFO, but it's actually based on a jet ski, and is able to accommodate up to 6 passengers and one pilot. Think of the 3300-pound vessel as half yacht, and half speedboat, complete with air conditioning, an automatic docking system, photochromic windows, shock absorbent seating, ample hidden storage and LED lighting. Expect the production model to hit showrooms in 2019. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
You won't need to visit the ice planet Hoth for a stay in the world's only permanent ice hotel, just Sweden. Called "Icehotel 365", it's located approximately 125-miles north of the Arctic Circle in Jukkasjarvi, spans 2,100-square-feet, houses 20 suites, a bar, and even an art gallery. Power comes the way of solar panels harvested during the summer months, and the interior stays a comfortable 23° Fahrenheit year round to ensure the hotel remains cold throughout the summer. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
The "Deepflight Dragon" is essentially an Undersea Aquahoverer capable of transporting two adults. The submersible's fixed positive buoyancy combines with its six 400rpm, 1.2-kilowatt ducted propellers to provide easy omnidirectional movement and stand-still hovering at depth up to 400-feet. Its streamlined composite pressure hull keeps passengers safe in custom carbon fiber seats, complete with acrylic domes optimized for clear underwater viewing. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Airbus may not be known for their helicopters, but the H160 is about to change that. Not only does it use up to 20 percent less fuel than the current generation of similar-sized helicopters, it's powered by two new fuel-efficient Turbomeca Arrano turboshaft engines, and can carry up to 12 passengers at a cruising speed of about 185 mph for distances beyond 500 miles. Continue reading for another video and more information.