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WaveRider Portable Wii

A gamer who goes by "ShockSlayer" online has unveiled "The WaveRider", a custom-built portable Nintendo Wii designed to be as comfortable as possible. "This is a portable Wii using original Wii hardware. This build uses the most extreme motherboard trim to date, allowing it to fit into a first party wavebird shell. With its never-before-seen software integration and no-expense-spared feature list, it's sure to turn a few heads at MGC 2018," said its creator. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one about Intel's coolest CPU ever, thanks to AMD.

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Muraka Underwater Hotel

Built by Conrad Hotels and located in the Maldives, the Muraka underwater hotel is a sight to behold, literally. This submarine suite is anchored 16-feet below surface, and features all that you'd expect from a 5-star hotel. Boasting a large bedroom, living room area, luxurious bathroom, and a second floor for viewing purposes. One caveat: it'll set you back a whopping $50,000 per night. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.

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Mini Boosted Board

Boosted rocketed to fame with its orange-wheeled electric longboard, but now, the company has unveiled the Boosted Mini, which some tout as the "Tesla Model 3 of electric skateboards". Priced from $749, the Boosted Mini comes in two different models: the (S) that is good for 7-miles on a full charge, and has a top speed of 18 mph, as well as an (X) with a 14 mile range that tops out at 20 mph. Both measure in at just 29.5 inches long, with the former weighing 15 pounds, and the latter, a slightly heavier 16.8 pounds. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

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Timbuk2 Blink Backpack

Timbuk2's Blink Pack is a rugged laptop backpack perfect for travel, business, or just everyday use, and it's being offered for just $48 shipped, today only, originally $119.99. This clamshell opening Weekender pack is made from water-resistant 420D Ripstop Nylon and features an internal organizer for pens, phones, etc., a padded laptop compartment (up to 15"), as well as a grab handle for easy lifting. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review, more pictures and information.

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Lamborghini Huracan Camera Car Huracam

Incline Dynamic Outlet decided to transform a Lamborghini Huracan, powered by the beastly 5.2-liter V10 producing 602 hp, into a full-fledged camera car. How? They installed a gyro-stabilized camera rig into the front trunk area, and called it the "Huracam". Even with all the equipment, the supercar is still capable of achieving its 201 mph top speed. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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Fried Chicken Explosion

Photo credit: Post Production Reference Awards via Peta Pixel

Graphic artists at Ogilvy & Mather was commissioned by KFC Hong Kong to create an interesting ad campaign unlike any other the public has seen. So, they got to work and came up with the series that you see above, starting with a space shuttle launch, but with the fiery explosion and smoke being replaced with pieces of fried chicken. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

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Fake News AI
A.I. could fabricate fake news

Artificial intelligence could make fake news even harder to spot.

Posted by The Verge on Tuesday, January 2, 2018


Artificial intelligence can be found in robotics, computers, and now, in videos. You read that right, Buzzfeed partnered with Jordan Peele to create a video showing how AI can use celebrities to deliver fake news, and quite convincingly. The team used Adobe After Effects and the AI face-swapping tool FakeApp for most of the effects you see above. Fortunately, scientists are developing tools that can spot AI fakes with near 100% accuracy. 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 showing what you actually get inside those mystery eBay boxes.

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TapTop Computer

Why bother with an iMac or Mac Mini, when you could just bring the TapTop anywhere? This Touch Bar-inspired computer boasts a pill-shaped design, and comes equipped with a touchscreen OLED display that doubles as an OS X application launcher. Aside from launching applications, the touch interface also lets you activate Siri, volume controls, and lots more. Continue reading for additional pictures and information.

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Buick Enspire Concept

Officially unveiled in Beijing today, the Buick Enspire Concept is loaded with the latest technology, including OLED displays that project vehicle information / navigation / audio functions media, 5G connectivity, and semi-autonomous driving systems. It's powered by a an all-electric powertrain with up to 550-horsepower driving all four wheels, enabling it to go from 0-60 mph in a mere 4-seconds, while offering a 370-mile EV range. That's not all, this crossover vehicle can also be fast-charged to 80% in just 40 minutes. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

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SmartBoy Game Boy

HyperKin's SmartBoy turns compatible smartphones into a real Game Boy that works with official cartridges, and it's being offered for just $29 shipped, this week only, originally $49.99. Easy to install, just attach the SmartBoy to your device, pop in your favorite game, and make your friends jealous. Start playing in seconds. Featuring a classic-style tactile button set, and it upscales to your phone's resolution without requiring batteries. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.

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