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Posted on Aug 14 2017 - 9:49am by Ty G
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Not sure whether to put this under the “genius” or “crazy” section but it certainly is interesting. Public transportation in most of the US is not that great. Traffic tends to bring most forms of transport to a grinding halt. This futuristic approach to mass transport by Dahir Insaat is simply called Gyroscopic Transport. Best shown off with a video which is after the page...

Don’t go looking to break in to this Fed bunker in Culpeper, Virginia. It “had” 4-billion in cash… not “has”. You are too late. This bunker cost 6-million to build in 1969 and is now known as the National Audio Visual Conservation Center. It currently holds TV and music recordings but it has a much crazier past. Originally this 135,000 square foot facility was called the Federal Reserve System’s Communications and Records Center was to serve as the country’s Federal Reserve headquarters...

Posted on Jul 31 2017 - 8:56am by gchoe
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The FormBox is a desktop vacuum former for making small/medium sized objects. Think 3D scanner and 3D printer mixed together. You hook the FormBox to your household vacuum cleaner and can quickly form objects from existing items. Perfect for making plastic products or molds for other items. What is vacuum forming? Vacuum forming is a large industrial process traditionally found in factories. With...

This amazing Brazilian designer, Jomar Machado, has made a crazy mash-up of retro/futuristic vehicles. You will notice Mustangs, Porsches, motorcycles, etc…    ...

The resident iRobot a-hole CEO, Colin Angle, recently made a statement that the company may begin selling customers house floor plans. Specifically it mentioned selling to Amazon, Apple, and/or Google. This assumes they are even buyers. Let me back-up a bit. Apparently the newer iRobot Roomba’s scan and map the inside of your home. We all assumed this was just so this robotic vacuum cleaner could navigate the house and contents in a more efficient manner. Makes sense, right? Well in a truly douchey fashion iRobot is now pondering...

Posted on Jul 13 2017 - 10:33am by Russ
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After loosing two pairs of my favorite sunglasses (Maui Jim’s) to the ocean, I wondered why they don’t float. Hey Maui Jim please make your sport line-up of sunglasses float. Until then, here are some options for sunglasses that float. No need for the embarrassing leash or strap. ...

Posted on Jul 13 2017 - 10:14am by drakaal
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A Junior at Stanford University, Joshua Browder, has developed a chatbot called DoNotPay that uses artificial intelligence to dispense free legal assistance. While I am not sure I would call this AI, more like a templated search engine, it is pretty neat. Joshua claims that DoNotPay has helped people defeat more than 375,000 parking tickets in about two years. Not sure how he knows this information. ...

Apparently about 100,000 kids get injured in the USA per year while playing on trampolines. Quite a bit of the injuries are related to those big metal springs that encircle the jumping mat. One fellow, Dr. Keith Alexander, didn’t like the stats and designed a spring free trampoline. The SpringFree Trampoline is available in a bunch of sizes and comes with a hefty warranty. Trampolines aren’t just for kids, get your credit card out ASAP.   ...

The Flynano Fun Flyer is what happens when you mix a jetski with a light aircraft. It is light, nimble, fast, and can fly. It is 100% electric, made of carbon fiber, weighs less than 155-pounds, requires no license, and is built in Finland. Check it out here. ...

Delta Faucet Company has come out with some water shaping technology for their newest kitchen faucets called ShieldSpray. They combine a precise jet of water to blast grime while containing the mess with a curtain of water. You have to see it to understand it (video...