Most off-road vehicles aren't known for their speed, that is unless...you're talking about the 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo. The Powered by a 144-horsepower Polaris ProStar Turbo engine, it features a fully-engineered stronger driveline, FOX PODIUM Internal Bypass Shocks with larger remote shock reservoirs / 24 position clickers and 248mm stainless steel ventilated rotors on all four corners to help it stop on a dime. 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 bizarre amphibious weed-cutting vehicle.
If professional football existed in Star Wars, this is what the team helmets might look like, or so John Raya thinks - a designer who re-imagined every NFL team's logo. As you can see, the project retains each team's color scheme and basic visual identity. Our favorite would probably be the Tauntauns Hoth (Denver Broncos), mainly because of the cool mascot. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video on the science behind the Lexus hoverboard.
The Pocket Shot is no ordinary slingshot, as it measures just 2.3 inches by 1.3 inches when closed, and 5 inches x 1.3 inches in fire mode. This collapsible - collapses inside the rigid ring, which is only a little more than an inch tall and the diameter of an aluminum can - gadget is capable of shooting steel slugs, marbles, small paintballs and even arrows. Thanks to its patented design, the Pocket Shot can rapid-fire projectiles up to 3-times the rate of a traditional slingshot. When ammo is loaded into the latex cone, it automatically rolls to the center of the pouch, ready to fire. Get one here for $25 now. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
Unlike its predecessors, the Arctic Cat Wildcat X combines a new 90-plus-horsepower engine with the amazing suspension of the Wildcat to take off-roading to the next level. Suspension wise, Arctic Cat engineers partnered with Team Industries to develop a new "dry" drive and driven clutch that delivers all that power to the ground, along with a new sway bar that has been designed to work with the all-new, 23-position, compression-adjustable FOX Podium shocks as well as 27-inch Maxxis Bighorn tires. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Tired after a day of mountain climbing in the alps? Forget camping, and stay at the Refuge Gervasutti. It's basically a solar-powered hut that hangs precariously over the edge of a glacier. Built by Italian architects LEAPfactory, this shelter was flown in via helicopter, and features a living room, kitchen w/dining table, bunk beds, storage closets, touchscreen computer to keep you updated on current weather conditions, and a massive circular window to soak in the majestic views. Continue reading for a video showing the hike up to the tube and additional pictures.
Love surfing, but don't live near a beach? Onean's Carver electric jet board is exactly what you need. Rather than have riders generate propulsion by careening down a wave, a 4400W dual-core brushless electric motor powering an axial water pump - controlled via remote - takes care of the job. You'll be able to tackle calm rivers, narrow ravines, as well as the ocean. 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 one of an SUV with a 4K movie theater.
When folded, Bergmonch - German for 'Mountain Monk' - looks like a backpack, but in just 2-minutes, it transforms into a fully-functional off-road bicycle. Weighing just 9.5kg, its innovative design features a telescoping frame that can be quickly and easily folded. There's also a storage compartment that can carry up to 26.4-pounds of supplies, and a helmet net encourages riders to bring one along. Despite its compact size, brakes are included as well. 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 one of a pistol being fired at 73,000fps.
Surfers from North Wales, UK now have a new place to call home: Surf Snowdania. Touted as the world's largest wave garden, this surf park also produces the "longest man-made surfable waves on the planet." Employees use a snow plow-like machine to create waves that sway back and forth along an underwater track stretching from one end to the other. As the machine moves, large waves appear on each side of the centered divider. A computer controls both speed and size, with heights ranging from 2-feet to over 6.5-feet. The park can support up to 36 simultaneous surfers at once, producing one wave every minute. Continue reading for another video and more information.
If you're looking for something more exciting than a regular old skateboard, look no further than Wheelman. Boasting a center-mounted engine supported by spokeless wheels, it's powered by a two-stroke 50cc engine that enables riders to hit 25mph, with a 30-mile range. Riders can easily accelerate or decelerate by squeezing of a handle-like controller. Tricks are possible, but may take lots of practice. 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 one of a completely modular building in Japan.
First, there was the Quadski, now check out the Quadski XL, which comfortably lets two people hit the trails and water. It's equipped with a more powerful 140 horsepower 1300cc BMW 4-stroke in-line 4 cylinder motor to handle the extra weight. The vehicle has a top speed of 45mph on both land and water, while 4-wheel-disc brakes help the RWD vehicle stop on a dime. 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 the full, unreleased 1994 Fantastic Four movie.