Oh, wow. This came as a surprise to us. You know that beautiful, first-ever BMW Motorrad and LEGO Technic collaboration, the LEGO Technic BMW R 1200 GS Adventure we featured last year? Well, the thing is, we did not realized it was a 2-in-1 kit, something which is typical of LEGO Technic sets. Interestingly, the alternative model included in the kit was fictional concept called Hover Ride. Hover Ride is exactly what it sounds like; a R 1200 GS Adventure without wheels, AKA a bike that hovers, AKA a vehicle that will make futurists drool all over. Continue reading We Want This Life-size BMW Motorrad LEGO Technic Hover Ride So Bad!
If you scuba dive, you will probably understand the pain trying to put on the flippers after you have fully geared up. I mean, slipping on the flippers isn’t that hard; it’s those gears on you that hinders the process – more so, if the boat is tiny, but not for long, cos’ an Italy startup has came up with a brilliant solution that will make donning and doffing of fins a walk in the park. Called Finclip, this solely mechanical device is designed to be retrofitted to your flippers and once fitted, all you have to do is to slip in and step down, and voila, the flipper is secured to your foot. Just think ski bindings and it will give you an idea how awesome this is. Continue reading This Ski Bindings-like Device Lets You Wear Your Diving Flippers Handsfree
I would like to think the trend of not tucking in shirt stems from the fact that it gets untucked as easily as it was tucked, and as every men will agree, that is a hell of an annoyance. But what if you really need to tuck it in, like with formal attires? Well, wear a inverted garter belt then. Don’t laugh. I am serious because that’s what the NV S-Holder essentially is. It comes in a set of two, one for each leg, and it works pretty much like the garter belts wore by women in the 50s/60s to hold up their stockings. However, unlike the women’s undergarment accessory which basically pull up the stockings, NS S-Holder keeps the shirt pulled down thus preventing it from being untucked. Continue reading This Garter Belt-like Accessory Will Keep Men’s Shirt Securely Tucked
The world as it is, is facing a shit load of threats. Socially, the general population is frowning upon the prospect of robots taking over their livelihood and if that’s true, could this real-world fate apply to the world of comic? You know, such as for example, superheroes being replaced by robots? Well, that’s exactly the topic picked up by collectible figure maker ThreeAA, entitled Steel Age. Following the first robo-Batman, which apparently has yet to be shipped, is another cape crusader, dubbed Arctic Batman. Arctic Batman, as the name implies, is a robotic Batman armed for arctic operations and hence the off-white getup that feels rather steampunk-ish. Continue reading 1/6th Scale Robotic Batman In Off-White Is Kind Of Steampunk-ish
Snapback hat. It is either you are for or against it. Personally, I am not for snapbacks. Seriously, that crummy, plastic thingy is super ugly and that’s not to mention, it is totally uncomfy when you wear the hat backwards. Amazingly, despite the obvious shortfall, snapback hat’s design hasn’t changed much at all for like, forever. Even some expensive designer labels used cheap plastic for the snapback, which is kind of a reap off considering how much designer hats cost. But thanks to the righteousness in humanity, someone stood up and decided that enough is enough, and it is time for a change. And that change is known as Snappies Hats (or just Snappies). Continue reading Snappies Ditched Plastic For Leather, Made Snapback Hats Look Uber Classy
Remember the folks who kind of make carbon fiber mainstream on acoustic guitars and from there on, make traveling with a guitar less of a stress? Yes. We referring to KLOS Guitars. The guitar that’s built to stand up to the punishment of traveling without weighing you down while still performs like it should – like a full-size guitar which it is, btw, except that it has a more compact than usual body for ease of carrying around. It has got rave reviews all over and today, they are back with another carbon fiber six-string instrument that’s not only equally travel-friendly, but louder. Continue reading KLOS Super Durable Carbon Fiber Travel Guitar Gets Electrified!
Nokia once reined supreme in the mobile phone arena. Unfortunately time and technology had caught up with them, effectively putting an end to the era of cell phone. During its heyday and before the proliferation of smartphones, the Finnish tech company had turned out countless mobile phones, but it was the 3 series, particularly the 3310, that became sort of an icon. Offered by its then-trendy candy form was a durable phone that supports long text messaging (man, it was god sent, really!), along with useful tools like calculator, stopwatch, and even packing a bit of fun too with games such as the sequel to the hugely popular Snake. Continue reading Rejoice Nokia Fans Cos’ The Iconic Nokia 3310 Is Coming Back!
Gosh. We have been so out-of-touch with the flying car, Pal-V! The last we written about it, it was still going through testing, but today, the Dutch company has announced that it is selling its first commercial models, the Pal-V Liberty Pioneer and Liberty Sport. So, ladies and gentlemen, we give you the world’s first commercially available flying cars. Granted, it does not look anything like today’s road-going cars, but it will do for now. At least, it got off the ground, didn’t it? For $599,000 and $399,000 for the Liberty Pioneer Edition and Liberty Sport, respectively, this breakthrough in personal transportation can be yours and let you kiss gridlock frustration goodbye for good. All you need is a 165 m runaway for taking off and just 30 meters for landing. Continue reading World’s First Commercial Flying Car Is Ready, Can Be Yours For $599K
Ehang 184, the ambitious oversized eight-rotor drone from China introduced at last year’s CES, is reportedly kicking off “regular operations” around Dubai’s sky in July 2017. In fact, according to a report by AP, Ehang 184 has been taking to the skies around Dubai’s Burj Al-Arab skyscraper which, of course, has a helipad for it to land. However, the report did not mention if those flights where with or without people in the craft. I don’t know whether this autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) will be reserved for the elites, or is it part of the grand plan by UAE’s government for a futuristic city. Whatever it is, Ehang’s milestone is a giant stride for short-range city transportation which, to be honest, has been stagnant for many decades now. Continue reading Ehang’s Human-carrying Drone Is Set To Ply Dubai’s Sky This Summer
What was meant to be a celebration of love and a month of romance has evolved into an obvious consumerism that businesses are quick to cash in on. But not all businesses actively cash on Valentine’s Day. Fast food restaurants for one, remain rather nonchalant about this ‘big event’ for lovers until of late when KFC New Zealand dished out KFC bouquets, and candlelight dinner over at White Castle and Waffle House. As it turns out, those weren’t the last of it. Burger King Israel also pulled off something rather unusual for this year’s day of romance. In response to how kids have ‘Kid’s Meal’, Burger King Israel came up with a novel idea of an Adults Meal just for this day. Continue reading Burger King Valentine’s Day Adults Meal Comes With, Well, An Adult Toy