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Iguana 29 Amphibious Boat

Most boats need to be towed out of the water, but not Iguana 29. This luxury watercraft is touted as the "world's first amphibious boat," complete with tank-style caterpillar tracks to navigate over various terrains with ease. You can travel at 40 knots, powered by a 300hp outboard engine, in water, before tackling rough terrain in a mere 3-seconds, at the touch of a button, thanks to a separate air-cooled engine. Its 300-liter fuel tank means the boat can travel 100-miles without needing a fill up. "Whether you want to go for a drink, go to a beach day no one can access, visit friends on the other site of the lake, fishing, water-skiing, hiking or just escape, you'll value the freedom to drive effortlessly directly from the beach to the open water in a matter of seconds," said a company representative. 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 ants mysteriously circling an iPhone.

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Migaloo Private Submarine

If you're a multi-billionaire seeking the ultimate in luxury, the MIGALOO should be on your wishlist. At $2.3-billion, this private submersible yacht not only boasts a helipad, two-story owner's suite w/private patio, and eight VIP suites, but also a gigantic pool bar. Want to explore the ocean? It can also dive up to 787-feet, enabling you to view marine life from your luxurious sea vessel. No word yet on when this machine will hit the ocean. Continue reading for another video and more pictures.

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Omni Hoverboard


Since Omni Mark-1 has several patents pending, not much is known about this awesome propeller-based hoverboard, besides that it has already set a world record. That's right, Canadian inventor Catalin Alexandru Duru's invention managed to travel a total distance of 275.9m to achieve a new Guinness World Records title for "Farthest flight by a hoverboard." He reached a height of 5-meters, covering a distance of over twice that of two full sized football pitches, before gently landing in Quebec's Lake Ouareau. Believe it or not, this prototype only took Alexandru 12-months to design and build. 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 some mind-boggling floating card wizardry.

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The Hoverboard Hoverboard Technologies

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California-based Hoverboard Technologies reveals "The Hoverboard", and while it's Back to the Future-inspired, the device does not hover, but rather uses a central wheel that acts like a Segway-style gyroscope to maintain balance, control direction and create a 'floating feeling.' It can hit speeds up to 16mph and travel 12-miles when fully charged. "Minimalistic, efficient and intuitively engineered to respond to subtle shifts in body weight, the Hoverboard's innovative design becomes an extension of the rider. Precision sensors create a floating feeling as you surf the pavement, zoom up and down hills or just cruise with the wind in your face and your mind on other things. With the Hoverboard, each trip is as thrilling as you want to make it," said the company. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the Pluto system as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.

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LEIF eSnowboard

Powered by two lightweight brushless 2000W electric motors, the LEIF eSnowboard delivers power to ride in any direction - forward, backwards, sideways and uphill - like you would a traditional snowboard. It can achieve speeds up to 20 mph, complete with a wireless remote that has a thumb slider to control the cylinders. The board weighs in at 15-pounds and good for 8-miles on a single charge. Continue reading for three more videos and additional information.

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Yamaha 01GEN Three-Wheeled Motorcycle

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The Yamaha 01GEN is touted as a "multi-wheel crossover" - referring both to its on- and off-road capability - sporting two wheels at the front and a single wheel in the rear. It utilizes a similar front suspension setup to the Tricity scooter, with either front wheel supported by its own fork, enabling the bike to lean into corners. There are also two separate fenders, one for each wheel, resembling an insect's pincers. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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DeepFlight Dragon

The $1.5-million Deepflight Dragon could be the ultimate gadget for thrill seekers. Powered by an underwater lithium battery pack good for 6-hours of cruising, the two-person submersible measures 16.4 feet long, 6.2 feet wide, and has been designed for easy piloting. Special Dive Manager software monitors all of the sub's critical functions, and sets the depth limit for the dive, letting you enjoy the scenery, while an automatic stabilization system keeps it level during pitch and roll. That's not all, it can hover in the water, in addition to diving down up to 400-feet. Continue reading for a full video review, more pictures and additional information.

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The TriFan 600 VTOL by Denver, Colorado-based XTI Aircraft looks like a small jet, but it utilizes three-ducted fans to takeoff and land vertically from heliport-sized areas. In just seconds, the six-passenger (5 + 1 pilot) aircraft's two wing fans rotate forward for a seamless transition to high-speed flight. It reaching a maximum 400mph cruising speed at 30,000-feet in 90-seconds and can travel up to 1,200-miles without refueling. "We fully expect that investors, especially crowdfunders and those with an interest in aviation, will be drawn to the idea of having their own 'Kitty Hawk' moment by being part of a truly new aircraft program that will change flight as we know it,' said XTI. 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 awesome transforming Optimus Prime Transformers birthday cake.

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Winnebago Travato

Why bother with a giant motor home, when you could just get a Winnebago Travato 59G? Based on the Dodge Ram ProMaster chassis, this "Adventure Mobile" measures 20ft. long and 9ft. tall, and is powered by a 3.6L V6 engine that generates 280-horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Not just for comfortable living, it's capable of towing up to 3,500-pounds, which means you can bring several off-road toys along. Inside, there are Bluetooth / USB ports, swivel cab seats, LED ceiling lights, a split dinette area, 22" HDTV, MCD blackout roller shades, outdoor speakers, retractable awning, the company's Flex Bed System, 2,800 Watt power generator, 16,000 BTU furnace, microwave, refrigerator and freezer. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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Human-Electric Hybrid GinzVelo

This is not some weird art installation, but rather a "human-electric hybrid vehicle" (HEH). GinzVelo utilizes a 500W electric engine to increase your pedaling power to over 30 miles per hour, and is good for 100 miles on a single charge. Featuring a recumbent-style cycle with a weather-resistant outer shell, headlights, turn signals, brake lights, and side rearview mirrors. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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