Zapata Racing’s Flyboard Air Made The Farthest Flight By Hoverboard

Former Jet ski racer Frank Zapata’s Zapata Racing has come a long way. Since opening its doors for business with water-powered Flyboard and subsequently, the water-powered hoverboard, it has never stop innovating. The France outfit’s latest creation Flyboard Air, a product of 4 years of gruelling research and development, is a testimony of the firm’s dedication in pursuing jet-pack style flight. Not only did it created a vehicle that allows a man with a jetpack and a board to achieve autonomous flight of up to 10,000 feet and a top speed of 93.2 mph (150 km/h), it also swiped Alexandru Duru’s “Farthest Flight by Hoverboard” Guinness World Record, set in 2014, clean off with an astounding 2,252.4 meters (about 1.4 miles). Continue reading Zapata Racing’s Flyboard Air Made The Farthest Flight By Hoverboard

Beasts of the Mesozoic: Finally, Dinosaur Figures That Are Poseable

As you may have heard, some dinosaurs were not what we thought they’d looked like millions of years ago. As it turns out, some of them, like the raptor family of dinos were in fact feathered or partially feathered. Despite this revelation, dinosaurs, especially in movies and toys are not being portrayed accurately but one man is on the mission to ‘set things right’. This man is David Silva, who have a wealth of experience in designing toys for companies like McFarlane Toys, Hasbro and NECA. Since October 2009, he has been on the mission of creating his a line of resin model kits on dinosaurs and prehistoric animals in his own terms, and today, he has taken to Kickstarter to introduce a new series called Beasts of the Mesozoic: Raptor Series Action Figures. Continue reading Beasts of the Mesozoic: Finally, Dinosaur Figures That Are Poseable

Playstation Controller Bra Lets You Play Game And Breasts At The Same Time

This is not the newest news. In fact, based on the video post date, this thing is a little over three years old, but hey, we can’t ignore what we have saw, or as some says, you can’t unseen what you have seen and seriously, in this instance, it is not all that bad. Back in 2013, artists Daniele Hopkins and Kyle Duffield managed to marry a Playstation controller and a bra, thereby bringing two loves of most men together. The ‘product’ is aptly called Playstation Controller Bra & Bro, which is essentially a Playstation controller transplanted into a female undergarment that allow user to literally poke the breasts of the wearer in order to play the game. Continue reading Playstation Controller Bra Lets You Play Game And Breasts At The Same Time

Trashcan BBQ Grill Cooks Better And Will Be The Talk Of The Party

Cool stuff need not be expensive and neither do they need to be from big brand names. Cool stuff is by itself, just cool and you will know it when you see one, like for example, the The Original Po’ Man Charcoal Grill & Cooker. This trash can. No, wait. I mean BBQ grill, is as unique as it is functional. The product’s aesthetic pretty much says it all as far as cool factor is concerned and to top that up, you’d have the bragging right of eating out of the trash can. Well, not that “eating out of trash” can is anything to brag about (and in this case, it could be freaking cool thing!) Continue reading Trashcan BBQ Grill Cooks Better And Will Be The Talk Of The Party

eFOLDi: Mobility Scooter Reinvented To Double As a Chair And a Suitcase

You know those mobility scooters use by folks who have mobility issues? Yeah. Those three-wheeled electric vehicles. They aren’t exactly mobile, are they? I mean, stairs posed a major problem and so do getting on public transportations like buses and trains. Well, those, my friend, are problems eliminated if SunTech has its way. The company’s first product, eFoldi Multifunction Folding Electric Scooter, brings a whole new meaning to mobility. Why? Because it is lightweight, collapsible and easily lug along to make onto commercial airlines, trains and buses. Continue reading eFOLDi: Mobility Scooter Reinvented To Double As a Chair And a Suitcase

Scosche’s Power Bank Puts 4,000 mAh Of Juice On The Back Of Your Phone

Folks. We got news for you. Considering how many things a smartphone can do, battery life is still a woe we have live with. The obvious solution is to grab an external battery and today, the market is certainly not lacking of such “smartphone life-saver.” However, you will have to prepare to put with a clunkier battery case for convenience sake or to juggle with the standalone battery and your phone, which honestly speaking, is a huge pain in the butt if you need to use the device as it is being charged. The solution? Scosche MagicMount PowerBank. Continue reading Scosche’s Power Bank Puts 4,000 mAh Of Juice On The Back Of Your Phone

Potted Plant That Charges Your Phone Takes Going Green To A New Level

Folks. There’s a new invention to charge your mobile devices that takes going green to a whole new level. Bioo Lite, as it is called, is developed by Spanish company Arkyne Technologies and it leverages on potted plants’ natural photosynthesis process to charge your smartphone. The contraption consists of the pot containing a hermetical inner tank and a H2O purification system, among other things, that will capture the essence expelled during the photosynthesis process at the roots and convert them into usable electrical energy. When our source stated details on Bioo Lite’s Indiegogo campaign page “a little fuzzy,” we have to agree so. Continue reading Potted Plant That Charges Your Phone Takes Going Green To A New Level

Dyson Shrank Air Multiplier Tech, Puts It Into A Hair Dryer That Costs $400

If anything, Dyson is to home appliance as Apple is to personal computer. The British company is much like the Apple in late 90s. It just can’t stop wowing the world with millions of dollars sunk into research and development and mind you, it don’t do it for the sake of doing it; it takes a stab at the heart the problems, however small they are. And today, the investigative minds of the home appliance innovator leads it to hair dryer – a personal grooming device which you never knew needs any further innovation. No. No. You are so wrong. Dyson saw problems in today’s handheld hot-air blowing device and it has Dyson Supersonic to iron those issues out. Continue reading Dyson Shrank Air Multiplier Tech, Puts It Into A Hair Dryer That Costs $400

Footwear Consultancy Design And Built A Race Bike And Took It To A Race

Yeap. You read the post title correctly. Portland-based Ghost Works (formerly Lund Nielsen Design) is an industrial design consultancy that deals in all-thing athletic footwear, but apparently, they are bursting with ideas and passion that goes beyond footwear speaks and to prove this, the company has taken to designing and building a motorcycle, which they did. Seriously, if a footwear design consultancy designing and building a race bike is not something that amazes, then we don’t know what is or will. Anyways, the end product is far from something that slips on your feet, but one that has the potential to rocket hundred of miles an hour in an international race event on one of the world’s most iconic, if not the most famous, race track, the Continue reading Footwear Consultancy Design And Built A Race Bike And Took It To A Race

The Nimble Urban Is A Kick-powered, Foldable Scooter With Cargo Space

Skateboard, skatescooter (or kick scooter, as some calls it) and bicycle are transportations designed to get us to where we want to go quicker with less sweat. They are environmentally friendly and efficient so far, except that they lacks of the cargo area. For bicycle you can hook it with a basket or a trailer, but at the end of the day, it is not going to get into the train or public bus, nor will it fit in the trunk of your small hatchback and there are no obvious solutions other than to carry a backpack when you are on a scooter or skateboard. This first world woe is being tackled a group of industrial designs students at California State University, which they came up with the idea of a cargo scooter called Nimbus Classic two years ago. Continue reading The Nimble Urban Is A Kick-powered, Foldable Scooter With Cargo Space

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