Photo credit: Ossi Saarinen
Ossi Saarinen, a photographer from Finland, wants to show that his country is more than what most pictures show, especially the nature side of things. So, he regularly plans expeditions into the many forests that cover nearly three-quarters of the country. As you might’ve already guessed, he comes across lots of wildlife, including sleeping animals, like the fox above, who just happens to have found an ultra comfortable nook. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The Lamborghini Urus is farily new, but even without an all-electric drivetrain, the SUV can hold its own against the Tesla Model X P100D. To prove this, DragTimes took these two vehicles to Palm Beach International Raceway and raced down the strip four times. Just to recap, the Urus is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0L V8 producing 641 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque, ated to an electro-hydraulically controlled 8-speed automatic transmission, enabling it to hit 62mph in just 3.6 seconds, while topping out at 190 mph. Read more for another showdown video, but this time adding in the Mercedes-AMG G63 and Range Rover Sport SVR to the mix.
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Are you a professional photographer that has always wanted to travel the world, even if it’s with someone else’s family? This job may be for you. One wealthy family from the UK is reportedly looking for a travel photographer, and offers to pay over $100,000 a year. To find the perfect candidate, they contracted photographer booking service Perfocal to narrow down the applicants. “We need someone to travel around the world with us and take photos. The photographer will be expected to travel for up to 3 months at a time, should work up to 10 hours on days of work, and will receive full sick pay and 30 days of holiday during the year,” according to the family. Read more to see all that the job entails.
The Enchanted Tale of “Beauty and the Beast” attraction is currently being built in Tokyo Disneyland as part of a large-scale development plan bringing new attractions, entertainment, shopping and dining to the park in spring 2020. Beauty and the Beast Castle, the centerpiece of this area, will tower nearly 98-feet above the surrounding area. The Enchanted Tale of Beauty and the Beast will invite guests to step into the animated film aboard ride vehicles that dance in rhythm to the film’s music, filled with next-generation animatronics. Read more for a sneak peek video, additional pictures and information.
The Razer Ornata Chroma Keyboard combines a soft touch with a crisp tactile click, thanks to its mecha-membrane typing experience, and it’s being offered for just $66.99 shipped, today only, normally $99.99. Razer’s Synapse configuration tool lets you easily rebind buttons, assign macros, save profile configurations to the cloud, and explore advanced capabilities. The individually backlit keys are powered by Razer Chroma with 16.8 million customizable color options. Custom mid-height keycaps are designed for quicker actuation without missing a single stroke. Product page. Read more for a full video review and additional information.
The Koenigsegg Regera quickly sold out in 2017, but the company is releasing a new model, called “naked carbon”, and it’s exactly what you think. A full carbon fiber body that doesn’t have any lacquer, varnish or epoxy coating covering its weaved surfaces. The company did this for a “more metallic graphite appearance as each graphite strand is now fully exposed.” For those wondering about weight savings, it did knock off about 44 lbs (20 kg) off the standard model. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The final installment of the “Avengers” franchise is coming, and it’s officially called “Avengers: Endgame”. The first trailer starts off with Tony Stark, played by Robert Downey Jr., adrift in space, before we see Thanos’ armor and the supervillain himself, as Black Widow says that the villain did “exactly what he said he was going to do” — wiping out half of all life on Earth. It’s set to hit theaters on May 3, 2019. Read more for two reactions videos and additional information.
The Blackview MAX 1 may not be the only smartphone to have an integrated projector, but it’s definitely the first to hit the market. At $699, it features a 5.7-inch AMOLED Full HD + Oncell display (2160 x 1080 resolution), dual 16MP rear cameras, a front-facing 16MP camera, a 2.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6763T processor, 6GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, microSD expansion, and a high-capacity 5000 mAh battery that can be charged via USB Type-C (12V / 2A ). Read more for another video, additional pictures and information.
The Ferox Azaris, a six-wheeled all-terrain vehicle, looks to be straight from a science fiction film. Sporting four wheels at the rear, each housing an in-house motor driven by a hydraulic liquid that’s 95% water that can produce up to 2,000 foot-pounds of torque combined. What does this mean, you’ll be able to traverse just about any terrain or obstacle that stands in your way. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The Rinspeed microSNAP concept has leaked ahead of CES 2019 next month, and it’s essentially an autonomous electric vehicle designed purely for transporting goods and people. It rides on a skateboard chassis that holds the vehicle’s powertrain as we ll as autonomous driving system, and when the need arises, you’ll be able to easily swap different pods, whether it be for transportation or hauling materials. Read more for additional pictures and information.