Adventurer and auto enthusiast Stefan Forster wanted an expedition vehicle, but did not fancy the $100,000+ price tags on some of them. So, he decided to build his own, based on the Toyota Hilux truck, in partnership with Geocar, Hurter Offroad, and Arctic Trucks Iceland. Powered by a 3.0L 225hp diesel engine, it sports a custom-made cabin complete, a TJM snorkel, WARN cable, HELLA lights, front / rear differential locks, underbelly protection, and an internal radio control unit. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video to see how ridiculous Supergirl looks without the special effects.
In case of a zombie apocalypse or nuclear war, you'll probably want a safe, yet comfortable, place to live on the road. Meet the Lotus Tremor, a rugged off-road camper that features a Supagal G&S off-road chassis and a Control Rider 3.5T independent suspension that enable you to go anywhere. In addition to a twin 150w solar panel setup, paired with 120 amp batteries, the interior boasts LED lighting, a full kitchenette with tropical-rated domestic fridge, washing machine, sleeping area, and yes, even an air conditioner. 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 five video games with hidden backstories.
Powered by electric turbines that produce 435hp, the electric Lilium Jet can takes off and land vertically, making it possible to fly directly from a penthouse suite in London to the heart of Paris in just 1-hour. Once airborne, computer-assisted controls make it a breeze to fly, requiring only a sport pilot license to take to the skies. It can carry two passengers and up to 440 lbs of gear up to 300 miles away at speeds up to 250 mph. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
"The Pearl" in Brussels, Belgium, is the world's first restaurant located at the bottom of a swimming pool, five meters below the surface. To reach the spherical cabin, customers have to dive into the pool to get to their table. Once you make it inside, diners will enjoy a meal of lobster salad, foie gras, and champagne, all for €99. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
The "Ego" by Korean company Raonhaje looks like a normal boat at first, but climb underneath, and you'll realize it's also a submarine of sorts. That's right, this water vessel enables passengers to observe aquatic life in an enclosed core submerged under the water, while offering an upper deck to enjoy the scenery on top of the ocean's surface. It's powered by a 12 8-volt marine batteries, good for around 4-8 hours in the water, depending on the speed. Continue reading for another video and more information.
This started as an old school bus, but after lots of work, this family transformed it into an off-the-grid mobile home. Featuring solar power, water storage and propane to live just about anywhere for extended periods of time. Inside, there's hardwood floors, plenty of seating, a kitchenette, wood burning stove, a full bathroom with shower, basin as well as a composting toilet. The sleeping loft in the rear also includes a small child's room underneath. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how to make an auto Nerf trigger system.
Germany-based Dethleffs has unveiled "e.home", a solar-powered electric mobile home on wheels. It's based on the Dethleffs Iveco Daily Electric chassis, and powered by a 107-hp electric motor with several different battery options, with the largest offering a range up to just over 100-miles. What really sets it apart are its solar panels, which can generate up to 3,000 watts of electricity to power the 228-Ah sodium-nickel-chloride battery. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
It's not called Project Gotham for no reason, as this superyacht was inspired by Batman's mask. Measuring 150-feet in length, the luxurious vessel is powered by two 2,000 hp MTU engines, capable of a top speed of 26 knots and a cruising speed of 12 knots. It offers transatlantic range, while an aluminum hull and superstructure ensure it's able to handle large waves. Inside, there's a glass wine cellar, gymnasium, and five cabins. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Revealed at the 2017 Caravan Salon Dusseldorf event, Volkswagen's California XXL Concept is the ultimate camper van, thanks to a fixed panoramic roof, an extended rear section that forms a giant bed, an alcove for the children, all-wheel drive for year-round use, pneumatic suspension, and lots more. A "Super High Roof" allows for standing height of up to 2,2m, and between the front and rear bumpers, the VW California XXL is 5,986mm long. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Based on a Mercedes Unimog chassis, Global Expedition's Safari Extreme expedition vehicle offers pure luxury while being able to tackle just about any terrain, thanks to three locking differentials, which allow you to lock either axle from left to right. Customers can choose from either solar panels or wind-powered generators that provide recharging power through an Outback MPPT charge controller to help keep things charged up. Inside, the interior can be finished in variety of materials, including teak and granite, while offering a kitchenette, sitting area, sleeping space, and plenty of storage. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the eclipse in 23-seconds.