ELEGOO Mars UV Photocuring LCD 3D Printer comes bundles with the latest version of CHITUBOX Slicing Software to get you started quickly, and you can get one for $199.99 shipped, this week only, originally $299.99. Thanks to its unique steel ball design, you only need the Z-axis to return to zero, then lock the leveling screw to start printing. Its 3.5 inch touchscreen lets you preview the model straight from the SD card. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Astronomers using ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) of telescopes in Chile have found a galaxy that looks just like the Milky Way located more than 12 billion light-years away from our own. Named SPT0418-47, this galaxy not only has a rotating disk-like structure, but also a large group of stars corralled around the galaxy’s center. Read more for two videos and additional information.
California-based Hyperion, a technology company specializing in hydrogen generation, storage and propulsion, have just unveiled their XP-1 prototype. This hydrogen-electric supercar boasts an impressive 1,000-mile range and can be recharged in less than five minutes at public stations. It stores electric energy in fuel cell systems versus heavy lithium ion batteries, thus giving the benefits of electric motors found in traditional electric vehicles, without the added weight, extended charging times, and battery degradation. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Priced at $499.99, the Neo Geo MVSX Home Arcade has a tabletop design, complete with a 17″ 4:3 LCD screen, two-player support with analog joysticks / buttons, and the signature marquee showcasing beautiful box art for the most popular franchises of the 50 games. This cabinet appeals to fans of both MVS arcade and the AES home versions of games, such as The King of Fighters, Metal Slug, Fatal Fury, Samurai Shodown, Art of Fighting, Baseball Stars Professional, Top Player’s Golf, and lots more. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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Scientists from Washington University in St. Louis have found a new use for red bricks, one of the world’s most used building materials. New research enables them to transform them into energy storage devices that can be charged to hold electricity, similar to an electric battery. As you can see, there are many uses, including using a brick to directly powering LED lights. Read more for another picture and a additional information.
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The very first Bugatti Divo has arrived in the United States, and Miller Motorcars gives us a first look. This mid-engined, track-focused hypercar draws inspiration from the Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic and the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo concept. It’s powered by an 8.0L quad-turbocharged W16 engine generating 1,479 hp and 1,180 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. Read more for the video and additional information.
Few of visited Blockbuster’s Bend, Oregon location, but many know that it’s the last remaining store in the world, and it even houses Russell Crowe film props that John Oliver donated. Now, even fewer people will have the chance to stay inside this historic site for night. That’s right, Deschutes County residents will be able to request to book a stay at the store, or to be more specific, for three individual, one-night reservations on September 18, 19 and 20. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
TCL’s 55-inch 6-Series 4K Mini-LED QLED TV is all-new and can be picked up for just $649.99 shipped. Mini-LED backlight technology delivers uncompromised contrast, brightness, and uniformity, while the integrated quantum dot technology enhances performance further for better brightness as well as wider color volume. Its also the first TV boasting a THX Certified Game Mode, which when combined with Variable Refresh Rate and Auto Game Mode, offers an optimized gaming experience. Product page. Read more for a video and additional information.
Lucid Motors has just set a new world record with their upcoming luxury EV. The 2021 Lucid Air was independently verified to achieve 517 miles on a single charge and was secured with FEV North America, Inc. in Auburn Hills, Michigan, who applyied the EPA’s Multicycle Test Procedure (SAE J1634 Oct 2012 Standard) with the standard adjustment factor. This makes it the current longest range electric vehicle to date. Read more for a video and additional information.
Always wanted to relive some of your vacation photos, but only have photos? Well, Google researchers may have the tool for you. They’ve managed to reconstruct detailed 3D scenes of famous landmarks, like the Trevi Fountain in Rome, using regular photographs and machine learning. These aren’t basic models, but rather 3D renderings that allows you to move the camera around like you’re actually there.