Not quite as advanced as the "stacks" seen in Netflix's Altered Carbon, but startup Nectome claims they can perfectly preserve human brains for use in the future when technology will enable them to transfer their consciousness to a computer. How? The company says that they will be able to survey the neural connections within the brain and reconstruct a person's memories long after they have died. Two caveats: co-founder Robert McIntyrehe says the service is "100 percent fatal" for clients, since the brain has to be pumped full of embalming chemicals while still fresh and it will cost you $10,000 for the privilege. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of an insane giant lighter.
Available in 144" or 201" models, the C Seed Supermarine is the world's largest outdoor TV. Not just limited to your home, you'll also be able to set it up on the deck of a superyacht or boat as part of a high-end theater system, complete with a Dolby surround audio system. The sets utilize a series of LED panels paired with a hydraulic drive system to take up just 31 inches of space below deck when not in use. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Smaller than a grain of fancy salt, IBM has unveiled a computer touted as the world's smallest, measuring 1mm x 1mm, and it reportedly costs less than 10-cents to make. The top image of a chip on a fingertip shows a total of 64 motherboards, with each containing two of these tiny computers. The computer features a processor with several hundred thousand transistors, SRAM memory, photo-voltaic cell for power, photo-detector, and an LED-equipped communications unit. It's designed to be a data source for blockchain applications, while also capable of performing basic AI tasks, like sorting data. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a seacraft that looks like a plane, but has a car's engine, and docks like a boat.
We have seen the future of ride-hailing services, and it includes Renault's EZ-GO, an autonomous robo-taxi that can be summoned via an app or a special station. Once it arrives, the vehicle opens its front-facing door, lowers its active suspension and deploys a lighted boarding ramp. Four-wheel-steering offers maximum maneuverability, while Level 4 autonomous technology driving enables the vehicle to make split second reactions on the road, thanks in part to its many LiDAR, ultrasound and cameras. 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 about how the world will look in 50-years.
Despite its strange name, the "F*CKTRON Glass Keyboard" takes the MacBook Touch Bar to the next level, as instead of keys it uses a transparent OLED display that can be customized to your needs, or even used as a secondary screen for watching media, etc. Practical uses include video editing, drawing, making music, and lots more. Continue reading for additional pictures and information.
Google co-founder Larry Page backed flying car startup Kitty Hawk has revealed Cora, a pilotless flying-taxi. This all-electric aircraft uses 12 fans to take off / land vertically, and once in the air, it uses a single propeller to maneuver, all the while carrying two passengers comfortably. When fully charged, it has a range of about 62-miles, and a top speed of 110 mph. In case of a catastrophic power failure, the plane comes equipped with a parachute. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a metal waterfall.
Samsung has just unveiled its 2018 lineup of high-end QLED TVs (Q6F, Q7F, Q8C, Q9F), complete with virtual assistant Bixby and a SmartThings dashboard that enables homeowners to adjust compatible lights, fridge settings, air conditioning, etc., all from their display. However, the coolest feature might just be "Ambient Mode," which displays a wall pattern onto the screen, making the screen nearly invisible at first glance. Continue reading for more pictures, another video and additional information.
Texas Armoring Corporation offers an entire lineup of armored passenger vehicles, or they can even upgrade personal cars. To fit the armor technology, they disassemble the car, and then proceed to cover each area in military-grade plating. The fuel tank is coated in ballistic nylon, while many of the other parts are wrapped in steel. Lastly, special run-flat tires are installed. They offer several different packages, with the cheapest costing around £46,000, which is strong enough to stop a handgun bullet, and the top level is priced over £360,000, and includes a siren, strobe lights, electroshock door handles and even a smoke screen. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a hilariously bad Star Wars lip reading.
France-based Qarnot reveals the QC-1, the world's first "crypto-heater," or one that not only warms your home, but can also mine cryptocurrency, thanks to two 8GB Sapphire Nitro + Radeon GPU RX 580 GPUs. It utilizes the heat released from the GPUs during mining to warm the living space, and by default, the heater is programmed to mine Ethereum. You can set it up in just 10 minutes, as all it needs is an ethernet connection and a downloadable app that can be used to control various functions of the crypto heater, entering your Ethereum wallet address, and viewing real-time details of the cryptocurrency mined. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Power banks are convenient, but what if there was a more efficient way of charging your mobile devices while on the go? Introducing "Energy Strip," a solar-powered tape of sorts that can be stuck onto just about any flat surface. Of course you'll need to find a place with abundant sunshine, but once the strip has been securely attached, just leave it for a few hours before attempting to charge something via the built-in outlet. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy and Starman launches.