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The Utah monolith is now gone, but a second one has mysteriously appeared in Romania. This one is quite similar, even standing around 11-feet tall, located close to where an ancient Dacian fortress once stood. Its stainless steel exterior has a swirl scribble finish and appears to be a lot easier to reach than its US counterpart. The structure faces Romania’s Mount Ceahlau, which is called the Holy Mountain by locals. Read more for additional pictures.
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The Utah monolith coordinates may not be of much use anymore, or at least for anyone wanting to visit the structure, as it has seemingly disappeared overnight, without a trace, other than a mysterious silver triangle. Utah’s Department of Public Safety stated that biologists first spotted the 11-foot-tall monolith on November 18, and it appeared to have sides made of stainless steel. Since then, at least dozens of groups have hiked their way to the location for photographs. Read more for a video showing what remains and additional information.
Whether it be for Halloween or just any other special occasion, looking like someone else just became a lot more creepy, thanks to Japan-based Kamenya Omoto. This store specializes in masks and is actually paying Tokyo residents $380 USD for their faces. The only catch is that you’ll remain anonymous and they’ll create a hyper-realistic, 3D-printed version of your face to sell to anyone for $750 USD. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Video Game collector Nick Robinson discovered that a limited edition Nintendo DSi training game for McDonalds employees in Japan actually exists, so he took it upon himself to track one down. However, this journey was not as simple as flying to Japan and picking one up, but rather a quest that spanned ten years traveling the world. Many technical experts had to be contacted along the way as well as finding out how to transport goods the not so legal way. Read more for two videos and additional information.
In Arthur C. Clarke’s Space Odyssey, the strange monoliths are actually machines built by an unseen extraterrestrial species. Three of them are discovered in the solar system by hominids and humans, with the response of the characters to their discovery driving the plot of the series. Recently, a strange 12-foot monolith was discovered in a remote area of Utah, which prompted internet users to compare it to 2001: A Space Odyssey. Read more for a video and the exact coordinates of this strange structure should you be brave enough to go exploring in the area.
Helicopter pilot Bret Hutchings discovered a bizarre monolith in the Utah desert that looks to be straight from 2001: A Space Odyssey. After spotting this structure in the middle of nowhere, the crew landed to take a closer look, and even stood atop each other’s shoulders to reach the top of it. Standing between 10ft and 12ft tall, the monolith appeared to be securely fastened to the ground and made from some sort of metal. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Auto enthusiasts probably already know that the Dodge Viper ACR-X was the most extreme edition straight from the factory, but unfortunately, not street-legal. It beat the standard record-holding ACR around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca by about three seconds (1:33.9 to 1:31) and posted a lap time of 7:03.058 around the Nürburgring, which was more than 9 seconds faster than the regular model. However, the craziest looking model just might be this one from Japan. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The driver of this silver Porsche Taycan appeared to make it all the way home and up a steep driveway, but halfway up the incline, it appears as if the person was distracted. What happens next? Nobody on the internet really knows, but are speculating that the driver could have mistaken the accelerator for the brake pedal, since they are fairly close to each other. Since the Taycan is all-electric and has all of that instant torque, a simple mistake like this could end up being disastrous. Read more to see the aftermath.
No, this isn’t a gag product, but rather the world’s first ever self-cooling six pack that also plays video games, or at least that’s what Bud Light claims. The BL6 is touted as ½ koozie, ½ projector & ½ gaming console. It would be simple enough to just put a tablet inside this thing, but it’s actually a Windows 10 PC powered by an Intel i7-1065G7 processor (3.90-GHz Max Turbo frequency), and 16GB of RAM. There are several pre-loaded games, including Tekken 7, Soul Calibur 6, RBI 20 Baseball, and more. Read more for a video and additional information.
Ever wonder if the universe is just a giant brain? If so, then you’re not the only one. A small-scale preliminary study by University of Bologna astrophysicist Franco Vazza and University of Verona neurosurgeon Alberto Feletti discovered surprising similarities in a new paper published in the journal Frontiers in Physics. The scale between the two “most challenging and complex systems” in existence may be different, but their structures are strikingly similar. Read more for a video and additional information.