Before other smartwatches, there was the Seiko T001, which basically linked a portable television receiver to a 1.25-inch LCD screen. It actually has 2 separate displays, with the one up top just for displaying the time, date and alarm features, while the lower is used for video output. However, each one also came with a Walkman-sized TV receiver that enabled you to choose from VHF / UHF channels or FM radio. Even back in 1982, this beauty retailed for $495 - around $1,232.30 today. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
Ever walk into a room only to find out that either your shoes or entire outfit match something, right down to the colors? Well, this girl decided to put on a stylish top and skirt, only to discover it matched the tiles in a random bathroom. Other examples include: shoes that blend right in with the carpet, a shower curtain-inspired shirt, and lots more. Continue reading to see more funny examples of unintentional camouflage. Click here for a few bonus images.
Let's face it, when your room is pitch black, and you hear a phone notification, an ultra bright screen definitely isn't easy on the eyes. However, an urgent email or call is probably worth being temporarily blinded. That is just one of the many annoying, yet true, things we encounter in our everyday lives. continue reading to see a few more. Click here for a few bonus images.
The Mark 39 (Mark XXXIX) suit made its debut when Tony ordered J.A.R.V.I.S. to initiate the "House Party Protocol" in Iron Man 3. It earned its nickname, "Starboost", for having the ability to travel into sub-orbital ranges and for venturing into space, as it could withstand the cold temperature and radiation in space. Wayne Berendhuysen from EHV Props decided to create a real-life version, and it uses gas particles and 10-watt floodlight LEDs to simulate the thruster effect. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
This 1966 Ford GT40 MK 1 is just 1 of 31 built for the street, and was used as a daily driver early in its life, before restoration expert Robert Ash acquired it in 1984. It saw a complete restoration, from the exhaust, carburetors, body panels, and paint, right down to the factory wires. One new addition is a competition-style crossover exhaust. The current owner also recently had its original 4.7L 400-horsepower-plus V8 engine rebuilt. Want to purchase this gem? It'll set you back at least $3.25-million. Continue reading for more interesting pictures from around the web.
For those who aren't supercar fanatics, the Ferrari Enzo boasts a carbon fiber shell, and the only specimen to leave the factory in "naked" condition has been acquired by Exotic Motors Midwest. Limited to only 400 units worldwide, this hypercar was built as a tribute to Mr. Ferrari, and powered by a 6.0L V12 tuned to 651 hp and 485 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
Glass bottom cable cars are one thing, climbing atop one through a window, is another. These two daredevils did just that and while their safety isn't guaranteed, it did make for a viral internet photo. Other examples of people who don't put safety first, include: a wooden plank used instead of a jack, hitching a ride in the middle of a train, and more. Continue reading to see them all. Click here for a few bonus FAILS.
For those who don't know, Portal consists primarily of a series of puzzles that must be solved by teleporting the player's character and simple objects using "the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device", a device that can create inter-spatial portals between two flat planes. This fan decided to create real-life Portal mirrors that are activated with a homemade Portal gun. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
A Tesla coil is basically an electrical resonant transformer circuit invented by Nikola Tesla around 1891, and used to produce high-voltage, low-current, high frequency alternating-current electricity. Modern high-voltage enthusiasts usually build Tesla coils similar to some of Tesla's "later" 2-coil air-core designs. This is what happens when you take a long-exposure photo of one of these coils in-action. That is just one of the many simple, yet oddly satisfying, things that have gone viral on the internet. Other examples include: a perfectly arranged box of dice, an extremely round rock, burned out sign, tower of SpaghettiOs and lots more. Continue reading to see all the pictures.
To the untrained eye, or just someone who doesn't see Veyrons everyday, this may look like the real deal, but in fact, it's a replica based on a 2001 Mercury Cougar. The replica grille as well as a front bumper was modeled after the Veyron Super Sport, right down to the quad-turbocharged 8.0-liter W16 engine in the rear. In reality, it's powered by a less impressive 3.0-liter V6 Duratec engine. Continue reading for more interesting pictures from around the web.