Making its first appearance in 2016 Mondial de L'automobile, Renault's futuristic Trezor supercar concept has just been leaked ahead of the Paris Motor Show. While no technical details have been released, one of the images appear to show solar panels on the roof, which may be used to power a hybrid drivetrain. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Duffy London's Christopher Duffy unveils his latest creation, the "Abyss Horizon" table, a design inspired by the depths of the sea. Its circular design seems like an illusion at first, but as you get closer, you'll see it's made from layers of stacked wood and glass. "I was looking into sheets of thick glass at my glass manufacturer's factory, and noticed how the material darkened as they added more layers - the same way the sea does as it deepens. I wanted to use this effect to replicate a real piece of the Earth's sea bed," said Duffy. Continue reading for more pictures.
The military is currently building railguns that can be as a weapon, relying on electromagnetic forces to achieve a very high kinetic energy of a projectile. Ziggy Zee decided to create his own version, in the form of a railgun tank. "The railgun was upgrade to 35,000 joules. A scope was added for increased accuracy and a breach loading system was added for decreased reloading time (vs. muzzleloading). A RoboteX robot was obtained to increase the mobility of the largest homebuilt mobile railgun. There are 70 x 6000 microfarad capacitors. We drove these to 410 volts for a total of 35,000 joules," said its creator. 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 explaining how much it would actually cost for humans to live on the moon.
Russian nature photographer Vadim Trunov specializes in capturing squirrels in peculiar situations, including shooting photos of each other. You might think some of these images have been digitally altered, but the truth is that Trunov left some food for them in a clearing so he could see how they reacted, and sometimes, nuts were strategically placed inside objects to capture the perfect poses. Continue reading for more interesting pictures from around the web.
Gigabyte's GeForce GTX 1060 Windforce OC 6G graphics card can support up to an 8K display @ 60Hz, and it's being offered for only $229 shipped after rebate, today only, originally $269.99. The Windforce 2X cooling system features two 90mm unique blade fans, alternate spinning fan design, pure copper composite heat-pipe, heat pipe direct touch technology, semi-passive 3D active fan, and protection back plate together delivering an effective heat dissipation capacity for higher performance at lower temperatures. Product page. Continue reading for an overclocking guide and more information.
Nike's Back to the Future-inspired HyperAdapt 1.0 sneakers boast "adaptive fit" technology. In other words, it's a self-lacing sneaker. Once the wearer slips their foot into the shoe, a sensor, located in the heel, will be activated, causing it to tighten until the system detects friction points, while two buttons on the sides enable you to adjust the tightness manually. The entire system consists of a sensor, motor, battery and cable system. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone who put 240-pounds of mercury into a toilet to see if it would flush.
There's the Shock Bomb, and then the Pavlok Shock Clock wearable. Whether it be waking up in the morning, or trying to break a bad habit, this device will help you accomplish the task with force, or in other words, it vibrates first at a set time, beeps, and then shocks your wrist. It pairs to your phone via Bluetooth 4.0, and its vibration, beep, and electric stimulus can be triggered by Pavlok apps, the Chrome Extension, IFTTT, and other sensors/smart devices. Pavlok doesn't need to know your habit, users need to know their habit, and by administering the electric stimulus while doing an action - even if manually administered - the human brain creates a permanent Pavlovian association. Continue reading for two more hands-on videos and additional information.
The DJI Mavic Pro can easily be folded up and placed in a standard backpack, while still offering a stabilized 4K camera, with a flight range of 4.3-miles for up to 27-minutes. Its new FlightAutonomy system comes equipped with several cameras, range finders, and sensors to position, navigate and plan routes for the drone. That's right, it can automatically avoid obstacles at speeds up to 22 mph. For the more adventurous, Sport Mode enables the drone to hit 40 mph, and its dedicated controller sports a built-in touchscreen, along with an improved video link system. Click here for hands-on pictures of the Mavic Pro. Continue reading for two hands-on videos and more information.
Elon Musk, SpaceX founder and CEO, unveiled the company's Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico today, which combines the most powerful rocket ever built with a spaceship designed to carry at least 100-people to Mars per flight. The reusable ITS design aims to help humanity establish a permanent, self-sustaining colony on the Red Planet within the next 50-100 years. "What I really want to do here is to make Mars seem possible - make it seem as though it's something that we could do in our lifetimes, and that you can go," said Musk. Continue reading for another video and more information. Click here for new images of Mars captured by NASA spacecraft.
Superhero-inspired motorcycle suits are nothing new, but UD Replicas has taken things to the next level, with their Batman Dawn of Justice design. The jacket and pants feature an outer lycra skin with a black / metallic grey, 3D raised silicone print, while a "flexible anatomical muscle structure is then fused behind the leather." bat chest logo (jacket) is made of form molded leather. The gauntlet fin gloves are made from two-tone injection molded rubber that feature anti-skid palms and an inseam zipper. Last, but not least, the sleek boots feature antique gold, an exposed steel toe, an armored leather shin, all made from 2-mil thick cow hide leather. One caveat: the entire suit, with all components, including a utility belt, will set you back over $3,000. 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 explaining the truth behind the iPhone 7 headphone jack removal.