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Anker Roav Dash Cam

Anker's Roav Dash Cam C1 not only has a Sony Exmor sensor, but built-in WiFi connectivity as well, all for $67.99 shipped, today only, originally $129.99. Simultaneously record 4 lanes of traffic. 6 lens elements and optimized imaging technology provide a full view of the road, not just the car in front of you. Wide Dynamic Range auto-adjusts for light conditions to deliver perfectly exposed Full HD 1080p footage. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review and more information.

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Park-Car Fifth Wheel

Even back in the 1950s, they had a car that could almost park itself, called the "Park-Car". This vehicle was invented by Brooks Walker in the 1930s and patented in the 1950s. It included a fifth wheel that allowed it to rotate in and out of parking spaces, as well as turn in a full circle. Basically, it had a series of hydraulic pumps and gears that pushes the spare wheel out from the trunk and rotates the back of the car easing the parallel parking process. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Lenovo Transform Flexible Laptop

A futuristic flexible laptop was unveiled at Lenovo's Transform event in New York City, and unlike similar concepts, this one does not require a hinge to fold open and close, but rather it uses a technology that enables the laptop to bend like a book. You also won't find a trackpad, and comes with a pencil/stylus that allows you to use the device like a notebook. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Tree Mansion

Photo credit: Adam Letch and Mickey Hoyle

So, you've got a luxury apartment in the city, a few supercars in the garage, but want a unique mansion in the forest? If so, then look no further than House Paarman by South African studio Malan Vorster. This tree mansion offers stunning views overlooking the forest, complete with four square reflection pools. It's comprised of four cylindrical units that symbolize trees, each with a tree trunk-like steel pillar with branch-like beams, along with circular rings to support the upper floors. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Mercedes-Maybach ECHO

The futuristic Mercedes-Maybach ECHO by Hawan Park has a wooden core that is claimed to make passengers feel as if they were in an opera house. Other features include: a hologram projector located in front of the cockpit, gull-wing doors, a flexible seat suspension, and autonomous driving. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Neva AirQuadOne

Neva AirQuadOne Flying Vehicle may not be street-legal, but it's a personal airborne craft that you may be able to order online in the near future. Featuring a rechargeable battery pack and a series of electric turbofans for propulsion, riders straddle the AirQuadOne like a motorbike, while vertical takeoffs / landings increase its versatility. When fully charged, you can expect to achieve a 25-mile range, making it great for flying to work. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Status Audio CB-1

Deal credit: The Verge

Status Audio's CB-1 Studio Monitor Headphones are touted as the best under $100, and you can get a pair for just $62.41 shipped with coupon code: VERGE20P, originally $79. It's designed for audio professionals who make a living with their craft. Featuring 50mm drivers that deliver an analytical, neutral sound signature, ergonomic ear-pads for long recording sessions, two detachable cables (coiled and straight) with a twist-lock function, and are foldable. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: VERGE20P during final checkout to receive the additional discount.

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Hyperloop Hotel

Why bother with sleeper trains, when you could just stay at a Hyperloop Hotel, which sends you between cities in a luxury pod suite made from a recycled shipping container. Each one boasts an office, living room, bedroom and a bathroom. How does it work? Well, guests first pay $1,200, and once settled in the room, they may travel and dock at one of 13 hotel stations across the US, all controlled within a special mobile app. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Marvel 41 Armored Boat

Armored vehicles are nothing new, but rarely do we see an armored boat, or at least for commercial use. Called the Marvel 41C, this vehicle weighs approximately 6300 kg without a powertrain, and can be equipped with different engine setups: a double 425 hp 6.7 cummins engine layout, or an outboard powertrain with two 350 hp mercury 'Verados' engines. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Bishop Curry Invention

The number of children who overheated and died inside cars increased across the country last year, but now a 10-year-old boy from McKinney has invented what he hopes is a life-saving gadget that every parent could use. According to Bishop Curry V, he was inspired to create a device he calls "Oasis" after a baby died in a hot minivan last summer outside a home in Melissa. This small device would basically attach to a car seat, detect if a child is left inside the vehicle, and then blow cool air until parents and / or authorities are notified. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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