You probably already know that the Tesla Cybertruck is an all-electric, battery-powered light commercial vehicle that can tow 14,000-pounds and roughly the same size as a Ford F-150. Construction will make extensive use of titanium, while the standard all-wheel drive models are planned to start at $49,900, with a cheaper rear-wheel drive option for $39,900. Now if you aren’t a fan of the looks, this camper add-on might change your mind. Read more for an up-close look at the truck and first drive.
Elon Musk wasn’t kidding around when he said the renders floating around online of the Cybertruck looked nothing like the actual vehicle, and he proved that tonight at the official reveal. Looking like something straight from Bladerunner 2049, this vehicle is built with an exterior shell made for ultimate durability and passenger protection, starting with a nearly impenetrable exoskeleton. All of its component are designed for superior strength and endurance, from Ultra-Hard 30X Cold-Rolled stainless-steel structural skin to Tesla armor glass. Read more for a short video clip and additional information.
The F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft designed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) that first flew in July 1972, and entered service in 1976. It is among the most successful modern fighters, with over 100 victories and zero losses in aerial combat. Even after all these decades in service, it’s still a marvel to see in person, especially flying the UK’s Mach Loop. Read more for some amazing footage and additional information.
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 + Galaxy Buds bundle is currently being offered for $749.99 shipped, today only, originally $867.88. Featuring a 6.3-inch FHD+ display, 7nm 64-bit Octa-core processor, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage, a rear triple camera setup, and a 10MP front-facing camera. Wireless PowerShare technology is now available on the Note, which means that you can wirelessly recharge Galaxy Watch, Galaxy Buds, or another Qi-enabled device with the Galaxy Note 10. Product page. Read more for a video review and additional information.
Death Machines of London transformed a 1977 Honda Gold Wing into Kenzo, its ‘most radical machine to date’. The bike is inspired by the overlapping segments in a samurai general’s armor and named after a pioneering Japanese Isle of Man TT racer, combining traditional metalwork with composites, 3D printing, CNC, precision-etching, holographic lighting and exquisite leather work. The bike is available now, priced at £56,000.00. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Researchers at Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have created SQUID (Streamlined Quick Unfolding Investigation Drone), which can be loaded into a cannon and shot into the sky where its rotors are deployed for stabilization and controlled flight. This design is fully 3D printable, launches from a three-inch diameter barrel, and has sufficient thrust to carry a significant payload. Read more for a video and additional information.
Half-Life: Alyx has been officially introduced, and it’s a “full-length” experience that has been designed from scratch for VR headsets. Featuring all of the hallmarks of a classic Half-Life game: world exploration, puzzle-solving, visceral combat, and an intricately woven story that connects it all with the characters iconic to the Half-Life universe. Read more for a gameplay trailer, additional pictures and information.
The Aston Martin DBX is the company’s first SUV and is modeled after their famous grand tourers. This all-wheel-drive super SUV is powered by an AMG-sourced 4-liter twin-turbo V8 generating 542 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, paired with a nine-speed Mercedes automatic transmission, enabling it to accelerate from 0-60 in just 4.3 seconds, while topping out at 181 MPH. It’s available for order now, priced from $189,900 USD in the United States and $218,400 CAD in Canada, with deliveries set to begin in May 2020. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
Shipping container homes and structures have come a long way since they first started appearing on the internet years ago. The Box Hop is one of the latest examples of shipping container architecture and it’s a real cabin that you can actually book on Airbnb. Located on 18.5 acres in Hocking Hills, Ohio, this living space consists of 3 intermodal shipping containers that offer 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and stunning views. Read more for a video tour, additional pictures and information.
For those who don’t know, the World Beard and Moustache Championships is a biennial competition hosted by the World Beard and Moustache Association (WBMA), in which men with beards and moustaches display highly stylized facial hair. This year, it was held in Antwerp, Belgium, and hosted by Snorrenclub Antwerpen. The next event, in March 2021, will be hosted by the New Zealand Beard Club, since they are held every two years, on odd years only. Read more for videos of some of this year’s craziest creations.