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Solar Bus Home

Digital nomads Zack and Annie from Arkansas wanted to live off the grid. So, they built this custom solar-powered mobile home on wheels. It all started with a 2001 Thomas HDX school bus, and quickly became a cozy home, complete with a standing workspace, kitchenette, king-sized bed, bathroom (including a composting toilet), and plenty of storage. "After several years of doing the 8-5, M-F office job and seeing each year all the places we could be, we both knew that we weren't totally happy with how we were living. Having to go into work on the nicest of days and sit in a cubicle/room for 8 hours killed us. Zack eventually moved on to another job where he worked 100% remote. This was what set the wheels in motion," said the couple. 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 showing how to weaponize IKEA pencils.

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UrbanX Smart Electric Wheel

In just 60-seconds, the UrbanX Smart Electric Wheel transforms a normal bicycle, into a fully-electric model that can hit 20mph, thanks to a 350 W battery. It comes in six sizes, and is compatible with nearly type of bike, with support for rib or disc brakes. Users can use just about any tire, as long as it fits the rim size of the device. How do you install this? Just use a wrench and screwdriver to swap out the front wheel, secure the throttle, connect the wheel to the throttle cable, and you're ready to roll. Need to charge? Just remove the battery pack, and you'll be able to ride like normal. When connected to the accompanying app, users will be able to monitor speed, distance, and adjust the amount of pedal assistance required. 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 explaining teleportation.

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3D-Printed Grenade Launcher

Created by the U.S. Armament Research Development and Engineering Center (RDECOM), this 3D-printed grenade launcher, called "RAMBO" (Rapid Additively Manufactured Ballistics Ordnance), is functional and made from aluminum using a proprietary direct metal laser sintering process. It took the team approximately 6-months to design and manufacture this weapon, with 3D-printed ammunition thrown in. 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 an impressive size comparison of the universe.

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Dendrobium

Dendrobium sounds like an upcoming science fiction film, but it's actually a 1,000-horsepower electric hypercar that does 0-60 mph in 2.7-seconds, with a of over 200mph. This stunner was developed by the Williams Formula One team, and is powered by a lithium-ion battery with two electric motors at each axle, mated to a single-speed gearbox and differential up front, and a multi-speed differential at the rear. The central tub is made entirely from carbon fiber structure, and suspension wise, you'll find a wishbone suspension at each end, and Michelin tire wrapped 20-inch wheels in front and 21-inch out back. 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 a computer that costs just $10.

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USSV Rhino XT Fast 8

Think of the USSV Rhino XT as an armored luxury SUV for the streets, complete with flared fenders, carbon fiber-reinforced body panels, designer tow hooks, and most importantly, a heavy-duty roll cage. Simply remove the fender flares to transform it from an vehicle to a rugged off-road machine. Inside, you'll find an Alpine premium navigation system, 3D instrument cluster, and posh red leather seats. It's powered by a naturally-aspirated 3.6L V6 engine generating 285 horsepower, plenty for the mean roads of "The Fate of the Furious", also known as "Fast 8". 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 a hacked Nintendo Switch.

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Lexani Sprinter Van

This looks like a 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van on the outside, but it's actually Lexani Motors' Ambassador. This luxury conversion features handcrafted Italian leather seats, video conferencing capabilities, a full kitchenette, jump seat for security personnel, magnetically-suspended inductive charging iPads, a secret espresso machine, and of course, a bathroom with marble floors as well as a gold-plated sink. Not just aesthetically pleasing, its custom underbody plating can withstand a blast from a live grenade. 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 a mind-boggling cartoon Tesla Model S.

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Bell FCX-001


Inspired by the futuristic concept cars, the Bell FCX-001 looks like an aesthetic work of art, thanks to a fan-driven anti-torque system, hybridized propulsion, transforming main rotor blade tips, and gull-wing doors. Inside, it's a technological marvel as well, incorporating augmented reality in the cockpit to control the aircraft, which consists of drop-down control modules that lets passengers adjust things such as their lighting, temperature, or infotainment experience. "We'd like to cue up a future vision here that through computer assistance [and] artificial intelligence, you want to place the pilot in the situation where their higher brain function is doing your mission control and your important safety functions, and let the computers [and] sensors you have on board do the dumb, dirty, dangerous and dull," said Scott Drennan, Bell's Director of Innovation. 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 showing what happens when you put 20,000 volts inside a watermelon.

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TechRules Ren


TechRules "Ren" is an innovative hypercar powered by the company's new Turbine-Recharging Electric Vehicle (TREV) technology, which features a turbine range extender that can spin up to 96,000 rpm. The vehicle will be offered in different configurations, but the high-end model is powered by a 25 kWh Lithium-Manganese-Oxide battery, with two motors at the front and four at the rear, generating an insane 1,287-horsepower, with a range 700+ miles from 21-gallons of diesel fuel - 14 kWh and 32 kWh battery options will also be available later. 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 the ultimate wallet.

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Action Mobil 7500


Priced at a whopping $765K, the 8-ton, 6x6 Action Mobil Globecruiser 7500 just might be the ultimate expedition vehicle for the zombie apocalypse. Powered by a 530-horsepower diesel engine, it features four 240 Watt solar panels up top, a 1,000-liter fresh water storage tank, full kitchenette, dual 2,400 Watt air conditioning units, a bathroom with shower / toilet, and a motorcycle lift out back. That's not all, there's a satellite connection for both cable television and internet, so you'll always be able to connect with loved ones, should there be a need. 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 five Disney movies that were almost completely different.

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Airbus Flying Car


Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, the Airbus Pop.Up is essentially a transforming car-drone that consists of a capsule measuring 2.5 meters (8-feet) long and 1.4 meters (4.6-feet) high for passengers. It attaches to a battery-powered chassis to become an electric car with a 62-mile range, and when undocked from its chassis, the vehicle can be airlifted by a smartphone-controlled drone. The drone can be summoned using a smartphone app, which provides users with several of the most efficient transport solutions. 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 1200° C molten copper being filmed in super slow motion.

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