The problem with most tiny homes is that they aren’t built for easy transportation, or at least ones designed for families, but the Land Ark Draper is most certainly one exception. Featuring an asymmetrical design, it sports a black exterior, perfectly contrasting the natural wood interior, complete with a drawbridge-style collapsible hardwood deck. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Sir Jony Ive, and renowned industrial designer Marc Newson, together designed a one-of-a-kind ring, made exclusively for (RED) by Diamond Foundry.The duo did not want to work with the traditional metal settings and bands that have previously been required to create ‘diamond rings’, so they decided to remove material rather than adding. The result? A diamond block that will be faceted with several thousand facets, some of which are as small as several hundred micrometers. It’s estimated to fetch between $150,000 – $250,000 at auction. Read more for another image and additional information.
RED HYDROGEN LLC officially launched its very first smartphone, the RED HYDROGEN One, on November 2, 2018. It’s touted as “the world’s first holographic media machine that fits in your pocket.” Just to recap, this $1,300 device features a Snapdragon 835 CPU, Holographic 4-View (H4V) technology with front / back Holographic 4-View recording capability, multi-dimensional surround sound, a modular system that lets you add additional modules, and it’s ARCore enabled so you can try new AR experiences that transform the way you play, shop, learn, create and experience the world with others. Is it worth the money? Many early reviewers don’t think so. Read more for hands-on pictures, another video review, and additional information.
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Hilton’s Conrad Hotels & Resorts group have officially announced that The Muraka, the world’s first underwater villa, at Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, is now ready for the public. Simply put, the suite boasts a two-part structure – half of it above the Indian Ocean, half of it below – with the upper level featuring glass walls that offer unparalleled views of the water, along with a private jetty, infinity pool and secluded decks. However, the main attraction is an all-glass hotel room, 16.5 feet below sea level that can be accessed by an elevator or spiral staircase. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
Domes are not synonymous with luxury, but Domes Charlevoix by Canadian architects Bourgeois Lechasseur just might change things. Charlevoix is actually the first phase of a larger tourist initiative to be constructed in the Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois near Quebec City, and it consists of three luxurious domes set atop wooden foundations, while providing expansive views of the St. Lawrence River. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Caviar is known for their luxurious smartphones, but the iPhone X Tesla is the company’s first with an integrated solar panel on the back. The panels feed into a dedicated battery, which then provides charge to the iPhone’s battery at the push of a power button. Despite looking like a case, the panels are attached directly to the handset, increasing the thickness from the original’s 7.7mm to 16.2mm. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
The Lamborghini Urus isn’t the most eco-friendly car, or at least compared to the Tesla Model X, but it sure is quick. Broosk, owner of the DragTimes YouTube channel, recently created a video showing the SUV accelerating from 0-60 mph in a hair-splitting time of 2.93 seconds, making it a full 0.5-seconds faster than Lamborghini’s official figure. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Want the brand new widebody kit and tuning package for the Tesla Model S P100D from Unplugged Performance? You’ll have to fork out $50,000. It includes a 19-piece carbon fiber body kit, sports suspension, carbon ceramic brakes, ultra-light wheels, and Plug-N-Play High-Performance Shocks that are ‘custom tuned for the car, yet maintain full compatibility with the factory height-adjustable air suspension system.’ Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Bolivia’s Uyuni Salt Flats, the world’s largest, looks other-worldly at first glance, and even more so if you’re staying at the Kachi Lodge. Despite looking like an off-world base of sorts, these igloo-inspired domes are solar-powered and offer all the luxurious amenities you’d expect from a 5-star resort. Featuring a private bathroom with running cold & hot water, wood-burning stove, double bed and plenty of clear-paneled windows to enjoy the stunning landscape. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Unlike its competitors, the UJET folding electric scooter was designed to include smart connectivity, and will be available in two different models with swappable suitcase-sized batteries that boast an estimated range of up to 43 miles or 93 miles respectively. Users can control the scooter directly with their smartphones, as the app allows its owner to lock / unlock and get step-by-step directions to find exactly where it’s parked. This app is voice controlled, enabling you to stream music, make phone calls, can use the front-facing HD camera to take videos, with ease. The scooter has a SIM card with 3G connection, GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth. Expect to pay $9,900 for a top-of-the-line model when it’s released. Continue reading for two more videos, pictures and information.