Christmas is just around the corner, and many have not yet started on their decorations. If you fall under that category, here are a few clever, yet lazy, ideas that may spark something. For example, this person didn't bother with hanging lights around his entire house, so he got a plastic Grinch statue and made it look like he was pulling a strip of them down. Continue reading for more.
One of the last things you'd want to do while under the influence this holiday season is send a text message that you end up regretting. Fortunately, many people have already done so as a warning for others, including this person, who thought that he drove himself home, when in reality, his friend did, while he was just toying with a paper plate. Continue reading for more.
There are crowdfunding campaigns for just about everything these days, and now you can add electric vehicle to the list. Called the "Alcraft GT", this shooting brake is powered by a three motor all-wheel-drive powertrain that produces 600 hp and 840 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to accelerate from 0-62mph in a mere 3.5 seconds. On just a single charge, you can expect a maximum range of 300 miles. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.
The Blade Trilogy basically follows Wesley Snipes as the tortured soul Blade, who is half man, half immortal. He sharpens his lethal skills under the guidance of Whistler - his mentor, guardian and fellow hunter of the night. Now this person decided to not heed the "Do Not Use Blade to Open" warning, and used a movie disc anyways. Continue reading to see more people who just don't care about your rules. Click here for a few bonus images.
How about an electric surfboard that lets you fly over water? Introducing the Lift eFoil. Constructed mostly from carbon fiber, kevlar, fiberglass, and stainless steel, this watercraft boasts a motor powered by a lithium battery pack good for a top speed of 15 miles per hour. On a full charge (2.5-hours to recharge), expect up to 1-hour of riding time. Riders control it with two handheld Bluetooth devices, and by simply pressing the lever on the controller, the motor responds instantly, while letting you also throttle the speed back in case the power is low. One caveat: pre-orders will currently run you $12,000 per board. Continue reading for more fascinating pictures from around the web.
Summer is here (for some of us), and that means plenty of travelers are heading to hotels around the world. Most places try their best to keep guests happy, while others really just don't care. For example, this reception desk has probably heard their fair share of complaints over the years, and decided to use a paper shredder as a "customer suggestion box". Continue reading for more interesting things you probably shouldn't see at hotels. Click here for a few bonus images.
It may look like a fiery sunset, but the image above actually shows a fire opal. This translucent opal boasts warm body colors of yellow to orange to red. The most famous source of fire opals is the state of Queretaro in Mexico, and are sometimes cut in their rhyolitic host material if it is hard enough to allow cutting and polishing. Continue reading for more. Click here for a few bonus images.
Sure, conventional roller coasters may feature the latest and greatest technologies, but roller coaster ziplines are far more exhilarating. One such example would be "The Rattlesnake", an attraction that has riders flying off a 65-foot tower over treetops on a 1,000 feet long rail of sharp curves and plunging dips. Continue reading for another POV video and more information.
Let's face it, people don't stock their bathrooms with magazines like they used to, and rely more on smartphones / tablets to keep up with their daily reading. However, sometimes you're caught without one, and that means reading random product labels becomes the next best thing. Sainsbury's realized this, and decided to add this extra little bit at the end. Continue reading for more funny product warnings. Click here for a few bonus images.
The all-new Nike Unlimited Stadium installation in Manila, Philippines lets runners race against a digital avatar of themselves. Simply place a radio frequency identification sensor on your sneaker, and then run a lap on the track. Once the first lap is completed, a digital avatar appears on large LED screens. This 200-meter installation was built by global advertising agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty's (BBH) Singapore and spans an entire city block. It's modeled after Nike's new LunarEpic running shoe and lights up in a host of colors while featuring the same circular drawings found shoe's sole. Continue reading for more interesting images from around the web.