May 24, 2014Even if you are not passionate about the Cadillac car, there is no denying that this new concept car from Ondrej Jirec is absolutely stunning and it would fit a super hero right down to the ground. The Czech student behind the concept is studying at the Art Center College of Design in California and you have to admit that the car is something that would like right at home in a Batman movie.
June 01, 2014This golden AK47 guitar is the product of fine craftsmanship by Jimmy DiResta, who has featured on Discovery Channel, HGTV, DIY, and FX and is the owner of a successful Youtube channel. On his website he describes himself as an & 34;experienced television personality as an on camera designer/builder host.
June 01, 2014Recently we reported on Colin Furze& 39;s wolverine claws that he knocked up in his project shed. The things seem pretty damn lethal and videos show both how he made them and himself manically laughing during a demonstration of slicing and dicing. Well, Furze promised 3 X-Men inspired creations by the end of the month and after showing off Magneto boots that let him walk on the ceiling, he& 39;s done it again.
May 19, 2014We all have the same issue when it comes to hitting the beach for the day - where to put your belongings. This often includes your wallet, phone and watch among other valuables. You can’t leave them just lying under your beach towel as this is the first place a thief would look. You can’t take them out into the ocean with you if you go for a swim, so what do you do if you want to keep your possessions safe?
June 03, 2014Summer is here and it is the perfect time for those BBQs in the back garden or just hanging out with a few friends and enjoying a beer. If you like your beer cold but you just hate the thought of getting up and going to the fridge to get a refill, you might like this new invention to come from a Danish company that keeps your beers cold outside in the garden.
June 02, 2014Anyone who has passion for bikes along with a passion for bling may be interested in this mountain bike that is made of 24k gold. However you would have to pay out a pretty penny for the privilege of taking to the dirt tracks on this bike, as it comes in with a price tag of $1 million. Image Source: The House of Solid Gold Mountain bikes are typically bought by those who like to go riding over some of the most extreme terrains, through snow, rain and mud.
June 04, 2014Each year more than 187 billion pounds of paper is made, but just how much of this paper ends up being used for something that is extremely creative? We don’t have an idea how much but what we do know is that some people take up a more unusual form of origami than the typical Japanese paper folding that the majority of people know about.
June 05, 2014When you talk about going camping you typically think of a small two man tent with groundsheet and sleeping bags, right? You know the type of tent that you have to crawl into and which is very tightly spaced and cramped. Well this is generally the equipment that is associated with camping; however there is now a luxury camping option from Lotus Belle tents in the UK.
June 04, 2014Star Trek fans get hyped as scientists at NASA’s Johnson Space Center have just unveiled a design for a warp drive ship. NASA scientist and Advanced Propulsion Team Lead Harold White revealed that he was investigating if a warp drive ship could travel faster than light and if so, how can we build one.
June 04, 2014Anyone who has a passion for drawing and doodling will love a new piece of tech called Scribble pen. It can be difficult using pencil crayons or wax crayons to find just the exact shade that you want bu thanks to the Scribble pen, this will no longer be an issue as you can pick any colour you want, the exact colour.
July 05, 2014Alex Shirley-Smith, tree house architect, had a vision back in 2010. He wanted to offer people the chance to hang out and sleep in a tree and with this in mind he came up with Tentsile. Tentsile is a suspended tree house that is portable and can be taken anywhere you decide to travel. Image Source: Tentstile People get the best of both worlds with Tentsile, it offers the versatility that hammocks are known for, comfort being one, and at the same time provides the security of a tent that more than one can occupy.
July 02, 2014The Balluga bed is a smart interactive bed that the maker says will redefine how people sleep. The bed comes from Balluga Limited and was announced at the Gadget Show Live in April after being chosen to take part on the British Inventors Stand. It has a patented air ball system that makes it feel as though you are sleeping on air, with the perfect firmness and at the correct temperature.
June 26, 2014What would you get if your crossed the Faberge eggs, which were made in Russia during the 19th and 20th century, with modern digitally rendered fractals? The answer is these stunning Faberge Fractals. Image Source: Tom Beddard These stunning pieces of art have been created by Tom Beddard, a former laser physicist, who designed them in order to celebrate just how intricate and beautiful fractals really are.
July 13, 2014In recent years we have seen a number of tragic disasters where ships lose their stability and flips upside down. The Costa Concordia disaster in January 2012 saw the loss of 32 lives after deviating from its planned route and contacting the sea floor. More recently in April 2014 we saw the sinking of the MV Sewol in South Korea with 293 deaths, mostly secondary school children.
July 03, 2014We recently reported on a simple yet genius idea to turn plastic bottles into strong plastic wire and here is yet another way to reuse those empty bottles. Chief creative officer of 3Dsystems and entertainer Will.I.Am has just collaborated with Coca-Cola to create the Ekocycle - a cube shaped 3D printer that uses filament made from recycled 20 oz PET plastic bottles.
July 11, 2014Acton have just launched a campaign on Kickstarter to help raise funds to get their RocketSkates onto the market scene and within just 24 hours, they hit their goal. What are RocketSkates? Sadly, they are not skates powered by rockets as the misleading name may suggest, however that does not stop them being damn cool.
July 05, 2014John Lopez has a habit of going through the garbage of people in South Dakota. Lopez, a sculptor, loves nothing more than finding pieces of scrap metal and what you don’t want, he does, as he turns it into art. He makes amazing large, often life-size sculptures, which are a celebration of the American Old West.
July 24, 2014Roy Stuart from New Zealand makes surfboards, and he has unveiled what could be the worlds most expensive surfboard. The surfboard has the name of The Rampant and Stuart put his 20 years of experience into making it and if you want to get your hands (or feet) on it, it& 39;s going to set you back a whopping US$1.
July 18, 2014A design student from the Ukraine has shown off his concept idea for robot bartenders that fly. The concept was designed with the name of Yura for the 2014 Electrolux Design Lab contest. The idea of the Electrolux Design Lab Competition is to find ideas for inventions that could appear in the homes of people in the future.
The Funnel is a backpack that packs a quick releasing waterproof jacket. As if you& 39;re parachuting, just pull the chord.July 25, 2014Everyone knows what a hassle it can be when you have to take a coat and umbrella just in case the weather turns and it decides to rain. Well, now you don’t have to worry as the Funnell is here to save you.
July 02, 2014Phil Weicker and Duncan Forster from Canada turned to crowd-funding to source the money needed to build the world& 39;s fastest hot tub car - and they& 39;ve hit their target. They reached their goal of $10 000 just hours before the campaign was about to end and now they will begin work on their hot tub converted 1969 Cadillac Coupe DeVille to get it ready for the race-track.