Tom Morgan teamed up with The Adventurists, an adventure company based in Bristol, England, to recreate the infamous "UP scene. To accomplish this, they decided to strap 100 balloons to a lawn chair and fly across South Africa 8,000 feet above ground. "It's going to be a three-day, long distance, floating adventure under party balloons on a chair...probably the silliest air race," said Morgan. Continue reading for the full making of video and more information.
Forget bling and other high-priced toys, Russia-based Private Jet Studio is now renting out planes for your Instagram photoshoots. That's right, for a 2-hour session on a Gulfstream G650, expect to shell out between $250 - $500, depending on what extras you desire, which could include: a glass of champagne, fancy foods, etc. They even go as far as hiring models that can wait on the steps during boarding. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Fidget spinners come in all shapes and sizes, but the Chilli K188 is the world's first cell phone that doubles as one. Available in blue, red gold, and black, this $20 USD handset includes only the most essential features, including a tiny display, microSD expansion (up to 8GB), 280mAh battery, 32MB of RAM, 32MB of internal storage, Bluetooth connectivity, along with a SIM card slot. Continue reading for two more hands-on videos and information.
Treepex is not a concept, but rather a real device that claims to use living tree cells compressed in replaceable cartridges to transform carbon dioxide into oxygen, emulating a tree's ability to filter polluted air into mineral-enriched air. It was developed by a Georgian, Tbilisi-based, startup using a new technology called CRISPR, which is allegedly able "to extract the DNA of actual trees to recreate the living cells that are responsible for photosynthesis" by simply inserting a cartridge into the tubular Treepex. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
The Fliz pedal-less bicycle first hit the internet years ago, but now it's making the rounds again. For those who missed it the first time, in addition to having no pedals, it utilizes a harness system that the rider hangs from, rather than sitting directly on the frame. This means the rider needs to run to build up momentum before placing their feet on a set of treads located near the rear wheel. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Another day, another supposed UFO / alien sighting, but this time things get a little weird. Simply put, an extraterrestrial being called Myziam ran out of fuel while passing Earth, a planet in which he named "0422". This intelligent alien posted pictures of what 4Chan users requested of him, including particular coordinates someone, and that same person supposedly got a photo of the UFO itself while it happened. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Henn-na Hotel may appear to be some kind of theme park at first glance, but it's a real place that you can book for just $80 per night in Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan. When guests check in, they're helped by a well dressed dinosaur that says, "If you want to check in, push one [on the touch screen." An automated trolley delivers your luggage to the room, while a small robot answers questions about the current time or weather. The temperature of the room is kept comfortable with technology that detects body heat, and guests can even call for robotic room service using a tablet instead of a phone. 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 the iPhone 8 being pit against the Samsung Galaxy S8 in a salt water test.
Unlike other computer keyboards, the "Off" keeps things simple, but with a rather bizarre design. As you can see above, it features soft, rounded keys that are elevated on independent 'stems' instead of being recessed into a solid surface, making it easy to clean, while also preventing buildup of dirt and residue. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
We're still a ways from April, and believe it or not, "The DadBag" is real, and designed specifically for people who want a dad bod , but don't want to put on any weight to achieve the physique. This fanny pack sits right across your stomach to give off the impression you're slouching down with a giant belly hanging out. It was created by London-based art director Albert Pukies. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Ferrari has been known to create one-off vehicles for those willing to shell out the money, and the Tornado is one you probably haven't seen before. Envisioned by Franco Sbarro, this bizarre concept is based on a 1992 Ferrari 456 GT, and it's still powered by the same 5.5-liter V12, but now features a two-seat open cockpit layout. Continue reading for more pictures and information.