Snapping 184 selfies in 3-minutes is one thing, NASA’s massive Crawler-Transporter 2 set a new Guinness World Record for heaviest self-powered vehicle after undergoing upgrades that were completed on March 23, 2016. It weighs an eye-watering 6.65 million pounds, or the equivalent of about 15 Statues of Liberty.
A rock containing agate that was first classified in 1883 at London’s Natural History Museum is actually a 60-million-year-old dinosaur egg. Researchers found that the eggshell’s shape and surface were consistent with those of titanosaur eggs from China and Argentina. Despite being the largest land animal to have ever existed, the titanosaur laid large clutches of around 30 to 40 small eggs at a time.
The 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC Memory Card comes with an adapter, perfect for use in your mobile devices, and it’s being offered for just $28.99 shipped, today only, originally $69.99. This card is also plug-and-play with the Nintendo Switch, with up to 120MB/s read speeds and engineered to reach speeds beyond UHS-I 104MB/s. Product page.
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After Miami-based Curated, a vintage supercar specialist, put the world’s first and only 1995 Lotec C1000 with just 2,576-miles on the odometer up for sale earlier this week, it was quickly snatched up for an undisclosed amount. This vehicle was commissioned by an oil baron from the United Arab Emirates in 1990 and completed in 1995, at a total cost of approximately $3.4-million ($6.7-million in 2023).
While Atlas is working construction, Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot dog is busy inspecting the underground Paris Metro (Metro de Paris) tunnels for the RATP Group (Autonomous Parisian Transportation Administration).
Sleek and powerful, the ASUS x ACRONYM Flow Z13-ACRNM RMT02 (2023) tablet has a custom-machined aluminum shell designed to encourage portability and real-world use, complete with rubber holds to provide grip in every orientation. Featuring an Intel Core i9-13900H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, along with a ROG Intelligent Cooling system boasting a vapor chamber offering 50% mainboard coverage.
IKEA teamed up with social business Little Sun to launch two solar-powered LED lamps. Launching April 2023 in select markets, both models have designs inspired by the Sun and how the Earth rotates around it. The light source is shaped like a half-sphere, which is furthger enhanced through the reflection of a mirror to create a shining sun.
A custom Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van is nice, but if you need something larger and more luxurious, there is W2’s Swiss Amry Knife-inspired Romotow T8 camper trailer. After being in development for 11-years, the T8 camper still features an aerodynamic and lightweight construction for increased fuel efficiency as well as towing stability.
Flappy Bird is right up there with Temple Run in terms of popularity, but what if the latter was remade in Unreal Engine 5 for next-generations consoles like the PS5 and Xbox Series S | X? TeaserPlay reimagines the endless runner using all the game engine has to offer including the Lumen Global Lightning System and Virtual Shadow Maps.