It’s not everyday that you get to witness the filming of a blockbuster film in person, much less see the main star in one of its most iconic scenes. That’s exactly what this smartphone user got to experience from a window overlooking these stairs, which connect New York’s Bronx Shakespeare and Anderson avenues at West 167th Street. Read more for the clip and the original scene.
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According to NASA, a VW Beetle-sized asteroid is hurtling towards Earth and is set to pass by on January 2, 2020. This space rock measures diameter 13 meters in diameter, and is officially called “2019 AE3”. Currently, it’s traversing our solar system at a speed of 8.2 kilometers per second (5MPS), and will be closest to Earth on January 2 at just 0.013 astronomical units away. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Astrophysicist Ronald Mallett has dedicated much of his adult life to the notion that time travel is possible, and so far, he’s come up with the scientific equations and principles upon which he says a real-life time machine could be created. When he was just age 10, his father died suddenly, of a heart attack, and that event changed the track of his life forever. Read more for a video and additional information.
Originally manufactured by John DeLorean’s DeLorean Motor Company (DMC) for the American market from model years 1981 through 1983, the DMC-12 was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and best known for its gull-wing doors, brushed stainless-steel outer body panels, as well as an innovative fiberglass body structure with a steel backbone chassis. This particular example has been stuck in a barn for over 32-years. Read more for a video and additional information.
Why bother with snowmobiles, when you could ride around in a Bobsla? Think of this all-electric vehicle as half snowmobile and half drift kart. It’s designed for people who don’t like skiing, thanks to a 12-kW dual-motor as well as a pair of treads on the rear, enabling it to hit a top speed of over 20 mph. Skit resorts can acquire them in a package of 4-5 vehicles, complete with spare batteries, a charging station, and time-measuring systems. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Before we get into the world record attempt, elephant’s toothpaste is basically a foamy substance caused by the rapid decomposition of hydrogen peroxide using potassium iodide or yeast and warm water as a catalyst. David Dobrik teamed up with Nick Uhas to create a world record elephant toothpaste reaction that explodes over the former’s Los Angeles home. Read more to see how it all went down.
The Gallardo is currently Lamborghini’s best-selling model with a total of 14,022 built throughout its production run between 2003 – 2013, so it’s not shocking to see that many kit car enthusiasts want to create replicas of this supercar. Wheelers Builders did just that, and it turned out far better than other attempts we’ve seen over the years, thanks to its Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder donor car. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Inspired by Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest kinetic sculptures, California-based creative studio CARV created what might be the world’s fist and only walking bicycle. At first glance, it appears to be a movie prop or sculpture, but step closer, and you’ll see the team swapped the bicycle’s rear wheel for a metal exoskeleton consisting of four legs controlled by the pedals. Read more for a video and additional information.
When a vehicle is called “The Ark”, you’d expect something massive, and that’s exactly what SHERP has created. Fitted with ten massive wheels, the vehicle consists of a four-wheeled vehicle up front engine and an enclosed trailer out back that can seat up to 22 people. Whether it be mud, snow, gravel, or even ice, The Ark can handle just about any terrain. Read more for two videos and additional information.
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An Audi dealership in Guilin, China were probably happy to see a father and his 3-year-old daughter stroll into their showroom, but little did they know, no less than 10 luxury cars would come out damaged from the visit. Mr. Zhao, accompanied by a friend, along with his wife and daughter, was interested in purchasing a new vehicle. Unfortunately leaving the 3-year-old girl alone was not the best idea, as she casually found a stone on the ground and proceeded to scratc the paint of nearly a dozen Audi vehicles, including a Q8, which sells for $142,000 in the country. Read more to see a picture of the damage.