Meet METHOD-1: The Korean Manned Robot That Is Straight Out Of Avatar

With the METHOD-1 project, the Korean company Korea Future Technology wants to build a real manned robot, immediately making me think about the movie Avatar, or even Aliens and Gundam. The first images of this 4-meter tall robot are impressive, and you can see the METHOD-1 robot learning to walk, or his pilot controlling its arms. Continue »

This Starry LED Scarf Will Light Up The Universe Around You

There’s less than a week before Christmas, but we bet there’s plenty of you out there who still haven’t done their Christmas shopping. Stuck wondering what to buy for your brother, sister, friend or partner? How about one of these awesome LED Illumiscarves! Continue »

These Illuminated Cylinders Display Fairy Tales When People Get Inside To Power Them

A group of designers have created an interactive light art installation called Loop, that’s currently on display as part of Luminothérapie, a display of temporary public art installations, in Montreal, Canada. Continue »

Russian Photographer Exposed That Social Networks Map You For Facial Recognition

Welcome to the Orwellian world! We always doubted that it’s just a matter of time when world elites will control us in a totally automatic and digital way, thought we never expected that we will actually help them. Continue »

Astonishing Artificial Limbs Created By Scott Summit

Maybe using the word “astonishing” as an adjective for the following artificial limbs was not the smartest choice, since when a person has an artificial limb usually implies that he or she was involved in an unfortunate event. But if we manage to take the best from the worst situation, these artificial limbs are definitely pieces of art that will bring a drop of joy in the life of suffering people. Continue »

Japanese Designer Creates Solar-Powered Coat That Charges Gadgets

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If you’re sick of running out of battery on your smartphone when you need it the most, and don’t mind paying a whopping $2,480 on a coat, you might want to consider getting this solar-powered jacket that can charge your gadgets on the go. Continue »

Comic Artist Imagines What Classic Movies Would Be Like If Everyone Had Smartphones

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These days, smartphones are an unavoidable part of life.

You probably already know someone that’s always glued to their phone. It might even be you – checking directions, ordering stuff from Amazon, reading reviews on TripAdvisor, and generally ignoring everyone around you for the allure of a smartphone screen. Continue »

Soviet Jet Train Able To Reach 160MPH Was Supposed To Change The Future

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It would be wrong to say that only bad things came out of the Cold War because that would discount all of the amazing advancements that happened during that time. Some of those we see implemented into our everyday lives today, yet some, like this turbojet train, have been left out to gather rust. Continue »

NASA Has Compiled A List Of The Best Air-Cleaning Plants For Your Home

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Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study. NASA researchers set out to find the best ways to clean the air in space stations. Their Clean Air study found the plants below are effective at removing benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene, xylene, and ammonia from the air—chemicals that have been linked to health effects like headaches and eye irritation. Continue »

This New Electric Bike Was Designed With A Portable Battery

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Noordung, a company based out of Slovenia, specializes in creating unique, handmade, urban electric bikes. Their first series, Noordung Angel Edition, will only consist of 15 of the bikes making them an exclusive bicycle made for the true cycling enthusiasts. Continue »

26 Feet Tall Dinosaur-Shaped Mechanical Suit Robot Performs In Tokyo

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Photo by Toru Hanai/Reuters

Japan’s On-Art Corp’s eight metre tall dinosaur-shaped mechanical suit robot “TRX03” performs during its unveiling in Tokyo, Japan November 10, 2016. Stomping and roaring dinosaurs took to the stage in Tokyo on Thursday as part of a presentation for a proposed entertainment park where visitors will be able to see the realistic replicas first-hand. Continue »

Superb Honda SuperSport Eden By Bandit9 Motorcycles

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Known as the Eden, these bikes are the brainchildren of Philippine-born Daryl Villanueva, the creator of Bandit9 Motorcycles in Vietnam. And as an engineer and mechanic, Daryl focuses on building such after-market futuristic motorcycles for riders who share his vision. This bike, in particular, is built off a Honda SuperSport, hosting a 125cc engine that appears to seamlessly suspend itself absent the subframe. Continue »

Superb Futurisic Car Concepts Of The 1970-80s

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Today we can speculate that the abundance of bizarre futuristic concept car designs in late 1970s can be attributed to high popularity of science fiction esthetic in general. And as we cast our ever-curious eye on best examples of European concept cars from these heady Sci-Fi-permeated years, we are especially struck by work of Italian design houses like Bertone, and wild experimentation of Citroen. Continue »

You’ll Be Amazed After Seeing The Classy Interior Of This Rolls-Royce!

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An art-filled Rolls-Royce regarded as a palace on wheels and one of the finest British cars ever made is expected to sell for £700,000 at auction. The Phantom I was commissioned in 1926 by Woolworths’ financial director Clarence Gasque as a surprise gift for his wife, Maude. To ensure she was suitably impressed, Mr Gasque set out on a no-expense-spared project that resulted in the rear seats costing more than the average home. The ten-month project resulted in a car described by experts as being “nothing less than magnificently palatial”. Continue »

A Look Back At The First Tucker Torpedo Prototype From 1946

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The Tucker Torpedo is one of the great what-if stories of automotive history. Preston Tucker hoped to revolutionize the industry with a car unlike any other on the road at the time. However, due to a variety of problems, he only managed build 51 vehicles before closing shop. Over time, they have become highly sought-after; ​In 2012, one sold for $2.65 million at auction. Continue »