Drone With Jumping Legs Will Revolutionize The Drone Industry

The mention of drones, two things came to mind: vertically take-off aircraft, often in the form of multi-rotor configuration (or in rare occasion, dual rotor, like a helicopter) or a fixed wing aircraft that pretty much designed to destroy. Both have its short falls. A multi-rotor aircraft sacrifices speed and payload for convenient take-off and landing, while a fixed wing has to put up with need for runways for speed and heavier payload. Many drone makers knew this and while some stick to their guns, some opted to go the hybrid route with a VTOL setup. Continue reading Drone With Jumping Legs Will Revolutionize The Drone Industry

Japan’s Robot-staffed Hotel “Fires” Robots, Employs Humans

Henn-na Hotel, a hotel chain in Japan that lauded as the first hotel in the world to be staffed largely by robots, made waves back in 2015. We caught on with the news back in 2017 when it opened the second robot-staffed hotel. Back then, we thought, this is it. The future is here, but nearly four years on, the robots over at Henn-na Hotel, if they had emotions, they would be feeling rather flabbergasted because, they are being replaced by humans. Continue reading Japan’s Robot-staffed Hotel “Fires” Robots, Employs Humans

LEGO Architecture San Francisco Skyline Features A New Landmark

Now, here’s a new LEGO Architect set that will not appeal to old schoolers. We are talking about the new LEGO 21043 Architecture San Francisco. The set, as the name implies, features the familiar San Francisco skyline, or should I say, an updated San Francisco skyline which now includes the newly minted, towering Salesforce Tower that made headline last Halloween. Continue reading LEGO Architecture San Francisco Skyline Features A New Landmark

Thanks To A New App, Praying With The Pope Is Just A Click Away

Though religion is an ancient belief that is several thousand years old, it has to keep up with times to remain relevant and in the case of Roman Catholics, it is keeping abreast with technology. On Sunday (January 20), Pope Francis officially launched a new app for Android and iOS, called Click to Pray, that will allow devotees to pray with him. From what we understand, “pray with Pope” does not mean praying with the Spiritual leader, side-by-side, virtually at the same time. Continue reading Thanks To A New App, Praying With The Pope Is Just A Click Away

Chevrolet Has Another Life-size LEGO Build, This Time its A Silverado

Life-size replica of cars in LEGO is becoming old. On our end alone, we have already come across quite a handful, including Nathan Sawaya’s Batmobile, a 2-ton Toyota Camry, and a LEGO Technic-based Bugatti Chiron. Though the latter did stood out as a life-size replica that is actually drivable, albeit very slowly, and not a mere sculpture. Speaking of life-size replica of cars in LEGO and sculpture… here’s another: a Full-size LEGO 2019 Chevrolet Silverado. Continue reading Chevrolet Has Another Life-size LEGO Build, This Time its A Silverado

Hot Toys Just Unveiled A Punisher Figure That True Marvel Fans Will Love

You have seen it in comics. You have seen it in mobile RPG game. Now meet the Punisher War Machine sixth scale collectible figure from Hot Toys, inspired by the Marvel Future Fight mobile video game. The in-game Punisher in James Rhodes’ armor was in-turn inspired by Marvel Legacy story line for The Punisher #218, entitled The Punisher: War Machine. Not only is the Punisher War Machine collectible action figure is real and it is presented in diecast material to boot. Continue reading Hot Toys Just Unveiled A Punisher Figure That True Marvel Fans Will Love

Sennheiser’s 13-driver Sound Bar Has A Name, Will Be Available In May

Sennheiser first announced that it is getting into the sound bar game at last year’s CES and at this year’s CES, it brought the 13-driver soundbar, now named AMBEO, in its production-ready guise. Sennheiser’s very first sound bar promised an immersive 5.1.4 sound and has bass so deep that it has “to be heard to be believed.” It also promised to deliver 3D sound that “blurs the line between playback and reality,” all from a single all-in-one device. Continue reading Sennheiser’s 13-driver Sound Bar Has A Name, Will Be Available In May

Nissan IMs Concept EV Gets A Unique 2+1+2 Seat Arrangement

Nissan has unveiled a somewhat Volvo-ish-looking electric concept at the on-going North America International Auto Show in Detroit. Called Nissan IMs EV Sports Sedan, it is an all-electric, all-wheel drive electric car that boasts a unique “premier seat” 2+1+2 seat arrangement and full autonomous drive capability. The Nissan IMs EV Sports Sedan is driven by dual electric motors that yield 483 horses and 590 lb-ft (800 Nm) of torque, and this electric drivetrain is paired to a 115-kWh battery that affords 380 miles (612 km) range on a single charge. Continue reading Nissan IMs Concept EV Gets A Unique 2+1+2 Seat Arrangement

You Don’t Pet Popeyes’ Emotional Support Chickens, You Eat ’Em

If you weren’t in the U.S., emotional support animals are a thing when flying. Also known as ESA, emotional support animal is a companion animal (read: pet) that supposedly provides the person it accompany some kind of benefit. It is not new, but flying with it is. Needless to say, this flying with ESA has been abused and caused quite a bit of stir last year. Continue reading You Don’t Pet Popeyes’ Emotional Support Chickens, You Eat ’Em

Oh Look, There’s A New Power Rangers Fighting Gaming Your Way

Power Rangers fans, get your Arcade Stick ready because, a new Power Rangers fighting game is coming your way. Coming from developer nWay is a new brand new Power Rangers fighting game called Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. Described as a modern take on the 25-year-old franchise, the game promised “stunning graphics with vivid details,” with gameplay that pits current and classic Rangers and villains in team battles. The video game supports cross-platform play, allowing gamers from different platforms to challenge each other and best of all, the “mission progress” is accessible across platforms too. Continue reading Oh Look, There’s A New Power Rangers Fighting Gaming Your Way

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