Tito of Macho Nacho Productions showcases a way to make the Nintendo Switch OLED run faster and cooler, but it required putting the hardware in an entirely new shell. A modder who goes by ‘Set’ came up with the TVii Switch Re-Shell Mod, which adds an 80mm fan, making it perfect for overclocked Switch consoles.
NASA / ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope observed a festive, free-floating red nebula situated around 7,000 light-years from Earth. Classified as [KAG2008] globule 13 and J025838.6+604259, this small region of the nebula Westerhout 5 is suffused with bright red light as well as hosts a free-floating Evaporating Gaseous Globule (frEGG).
Microsoft’s Xbox Elite Series 2 Core Wireless Controller retains the Pro functionality, but without the extras, and you can get one for $99 shipped, today only, originally $129.99. Featuring adjustable-tension thumbsticks, a wrap-around rubberized grip, and shorter hair trigger locks. Product page.
Emily the Engineer built a functional 10-foot-tall 3D printer, or more specifically, modified her Creality Ender 3 with longer aluminum extrusions. These modifications also required her to convert the Ender to belts in Z to solve the problem of a hanging x-axis on the right side using KevinAkaSam’s belt mod.
NASA / ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope captured a galaxy, classified as SDSS J103512.07+461412.2, located 23 million light-years from Earth that looks like a streak of dust in the constellation Ursa Major. You can also see a wide and very flat spiral galaxy surrounded by various different-shaped small galaxies, while one star with four prominent diffraction spikes really stands out.
Limited to 77 units worldwide, the Porsche 911 GT3 R Rennsport is a track-only model that was officially unveiled during the Rennsport Reunion 7 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. Power comes from a naturally aspirated 4.2L six-cylinder engine making 611 hp, mated to a sequential six-speed constant-mesh gearbox sourced from the 911 GT3 R.
Forget video calls, computer scientist Lex Fridman interviewed Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg in the metaverse using lifelike 3D Codec Avatars. Some might be familiar with the cartoon-like avatars that are seen in many games, but these mimicked a real human face, complete with all of their imperfections.
Here’s a first look at the highly anticipated Pokemon x Van Gogh Museum collaboration, which just started today and runs through January 7, 2024. Guests who visit the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam can view six Pokemon paintings inspired by Vincent van Gogh including Pikachu Self-Portrait and the Pokémon Sunflora, a variant of Van Gogh’s famous Sunflowers (1889).