Mark Rober Created The Most Courteous Car Honk Ever

If a car can talk, the horn would be its voice and the only vocabulary it ever knew was ‘honk’ which, as most car drivers can agree on, is not exactly the most pleasant sound. There’s no emotion to it. You can’t really tell if it is a friendly honk or otherwise. The best way to communicate your intention is probably a digital display which the automobiles of the future may have, but until then, your friendliness can only be conveyed with this DIY horn, dubbed as the Nicest Car Horn Ever by Mark Rober. The one-horn-does-it-all honking does not go down well with Rober and therefore, he decided to cobble together a three-horn system in addition to his VW Jetta’s stock horn. Continue reading Mark Rober Created The Most Courteous Car Honk Ever

Millennium Falcon Violin Makes For A Vibrant Conversational Piece

If Han Solo plays violin, it will probably look like this Custom Millennium Falcon Violin. However, it will probably have strings on it which this sculpture here does not have. Then again, in a galaxy far, far away, they probably need no strings to make music because, sci-fi. Or perhaps, it is powered by miniature SRB42 sunlight engines, heavily modified, of course, which explains the blue LED glow it has at the bottom side of the lower bout. With the galaxy so massive, it is hard to imagine what kind of tech they have. This earthly creation by Etsy seller Richard Symon’s Art, on the other hand, is not loaded with mysterious galactic tech and therefore it will not create any harmonious notes even if you are Vanessa Mae of the galaxy far, far away because of the obvious lack of strings. Continue reading Millennium Falcon Violin Makes For A Vibrant Conversational Piece

Pyyros Is The Extreme Survival Tool We Want In Time Of A Disaster

If you camp often or have the habit of being prepared for any unfortunate disasters that may come your way, then you might want to check out Pyyros. Billed as the ultimate survival tool and flashlight, Pyyros is devised by an US military veteran and keen outdoorsman who obviously knows what a person needs in time of disaster. And mind you, no amount of words can overstate what this little guy can and will do for you. Featuring a modular design, Pyyros is totally scalable, allowing a myriad of modules to be added based on your needs and requirements. Continue reading Pyyros Is The Extreme Survival Tool We Want In Time Of A Disaster

Artist Claims To Have Used CGI Photo For ID Card And We Totally Believe Him

Look at the above photo. It does look like a overly touched up, but otherwise a fairly regular photo, right? Actually, it is not. To be honest, before I read the headline, I had this thought: “why does this portrait photo look so fake?” Well, looks like my suspicion was not unfound. This “photo” was actually computer-generated using nothing more than special effects software commonly used in making of films and video games. Surprised? Like I said, not quite to me. I already suspect something was amiss as it was too perfect to be true. Continue reading Artist Claims To Have Used CGI Photo For ID Card And We Totally Believe Him

Here’s The New Official GT Sport Racing Wheel From Thrustmaster

Fans of “the real driving simulator,” AKA Gran Turismo, gasp! For there’s a new official GT racing steering wheel coming your way. Like the previous official GT racing wheel, this one here, called T-GT, is born out of a close collaboration between specialist game peripheral maker Thrustmaster and the creators of Gran Turismo to ensure seamless integration and extreme realism, and it took the team a good four years to developed. For freaking years. That is a long time to develop a peripheral and so we trust that it must be beyond good. If delivered as promised, the upcoming Thrustmaster T-GT Racing Steering Wheel could be the most advanced game steering wheel ever. Continue reading Here’s The New Official GT Sport Racing Wheel From Thrustmaster

Motorized PET Bottle Lets You Uncap The Bottle With A Smartphone App

Japanese maker of electric motors for various consumer products, Nidec Corporation, has came up with an interesting promotional video that peddles a supposed Motorized Smart PET Bottle. Now, by the product name alone, you will be clueless about how ‘smart’ the bottle is, or what it actually does. So allow me to introduce you to its function: it will let you unscrew a capped PET bottle using your smartphone. It connects to your smartphone via WiFi while an app allows you to unscrew the special cap from the bottle without you physically touching the bottle. Continue reading Motorized PET Bottle Lets You Uncap The Bottle With A Smartphone App

Nakefit Lets You Walk Barefooted Without The Risk Of Cutting Your Feet

While you can’t get naked everywhere, your feet actually can. No, wait. Actually you can’t, not because the society frowns upon it, but your feet will likely suffer from cuts, unpleasant painful sensation if you stepped on pointy debris, and that’s not to mention potential bacteria waiting to jump on any open wound on your soles. Not exactly a barefoot experience anyone has hoped for. But that changes with Nakefit Hypoallergenic Adhesive Pad. As the product name suggests, Nakefit is a hypoallergenic pad, a very thin one actually, that you stick to your soles, so you’d get the sensation of roaming around barefooted without having to worry about hot pavements (or sands), potential skin-punctuating pointy objects, and nasty water-borne bacteria or fungi. Continue reading Nakefit Lets You Walk Barefooted Without The Risk Of Cutting Your Feet

Xstation Is When Slim Xbox One Marries Playstation 4 Slim

If you are not a fanboy of any particular game console, you’d be torn like Sheldon did in Big Bang Theory when it comes to purchasing one. The simplest solution? Buy both, but just make sure you have an extra HDMI input in your home entertainment center and also spaces for both hardware. Or you could dream of a console that has both popular consoles crammed into a single unit. Such is what Xstation is all about. Coming from our favorite console mod guru, Ed Zarick, AKA Eds Junk, Xstation is the best of both worlds. Not only does it solved the one slot remaining dilemma, you’d be saving your a space and make your home entertainment console a lot neater. Continue reading Xstation Is When Slim Xbox One Marries Playstation 4 Slim

Skittles Removed The Rainbow, Goes White For Pride Month

What happens if you remove colors from something? Should colorless represented by white? This is kind of a mystery in life, but for Mars’ Skittles, they seem to think that removing the rainbow colors from the usual colorful sweets should result in white and hence the Skittles Limited Edition Fruit Sweets – in white, save for a few the alphabet ’s’, which is in black, on each ‘colorless’ candy. But why the hell would a candy company who uses colors primarily as a way to draw kids removed colors? If you don’t already know, June is Pride Month, well, at least it is in the U.S and in the U.K. And if you don’t know what Pride Month is, it is a LGBT event of sort, celebrated by the Gay community in memory of those members who have been lost to hate crimes or HIV/AIDS. Continue reading Skittles Removed The Rainbow, Goes White For Pride Month

Rally Car Catching Some Air Nearly Took Out A Drone In Its Path

Drone has become a norm and so are the incidents of drone being taken out of the sky accidentally or intentionally. In a recent incident, a low-flying drone attempt to capture a spectacular footage of an oncoming rally car, a Toyota WRC piloted by Esapekka Lappi, catching some air, but unfortunately it got in the way of the launching car and resulted in a collision. Fortunately, like any good, accomplished rally car driver, the Finnish driver presses on and landed beautifully before speeding off leaving a cloud of dust as spectators cheered on. We are not quite sure if the excitement and applauses were for the beautifully executed Micky’s Jump, or a celebratory cheer for another injured drone (unlikely), or for the team’s ability to advert a potential deadly disaster. Continue reading Rally Car Catching Some Air Nearly Took Out A Drone In Its Path

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