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Archive for February 2017

Hydraulic Press Channel Meets Its Match

Hydraulic Press Channel Meets Its Match
We have seen the gang over at the Hydraulic Press Channel smash everything they can get their mitts on. In their latest video, the team decided to see what would happen to some objects made from the fictitious substance Adamantium.

Leia vs. Jabba in LEGO, Whoa.

Leia vs. Jabba in LEGO, Whoa.
One of the most iconic scenes in the entire Star Wars saga has to be the moment in Return of the Jedi where Princess Leia chokes the life out of Jabba the Hutt. After turning her into his personal slave, dressing her in an uncomfortable metal bikini, and shackling her in chains, Leia had quite enough.
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Under the Skin of Spy in the Wild’s Animatronic Creatures

Under the Skin of Spy in the Wild’s Animatronic Creatures
The BBC Earth and PBS animatronic wild animal series Spy in the Wild places realistic animatronic creatures in the midst of real ones so they can capture never-before-seen video of animals in their native habitats. The producers of the series have released a cool new video that shows off the amazing technology under the “skin” of these realistic animals.

Giant Thor’s Hammer Replica Is only for the Pure of Heart (and the Massive)

Giant Thor’s Hammer Replica Is only for the Pure of Heart (and the Massive)
Look at this enormous hammer! It looks just like a giant version of Thor’s mighty Mjolnir from the Avengers flicks. Though this implement is made of foam, so I guess that means a mere mortal could wield it.

GKR Heavy Hitters Board Game Ready to Mech Your World

GKR Heavy Hitters Board Game Ready to Mech Your World
A new board game has turned up on Kickstarter and it looks pretty awesome. If you liked Mechwarrior back in the day, just go ahead and get out your credit card. The game is called GKR: Heavy Hitters and it’s about robots trying to destroy each other in abandoned cities.

Apple Park HQ to Get Its First Workers This April

Apple Park HQ to Get Its First Workers This April
Apple has been building its new spaceship-like campus in Cupertino, CA for a long time now. The plans started back when Steve Jobs was still living, and sadly he never lived to see his dream campus open.

The Amazon Go Store Will Sell Beer and Wine Too

The Amazon Go Store Will Sell Beer and Wine Too
Amazon’s recently unveiled brick-and-mortar grocery store, Amazon Go, not just sell food, it’s going to sell booze too. Okay, now I’m all for this. This convenience store, currently running as a test in Seattle, wants to revolutionize the old corner shop by eliminating human cashiers almost entirely.

Working Hoverbike Tested: From Russia with Love-itation

Working Hoverbike Tested: From Russia with Love-itation
Check out this crazy hoverbike test footage from Russia. This guy has only one thought: Don’t move my legs. Don’t move my legs. I love my legs. Please don’t let me lose my legs. What you’re looking at here is a brief indoor test flight of Russia-based Hoversurf’s latest creation.

Edges2cats Turns Doodles Into Creepy Cat Photos

Edges2cats Turns Doodles Into Creepy Cat Photos
A new bit of software has turned up that is both cool and a bit creepy. The software is called pix2pix and it can take a source sketch or image and then build a rough photographic representation of it.

UPS Drones May Soon Deliver Packages to Your Door

UPS Drones May Soon Deliver Packages to Your Door
UPS is currently testing something that takes a page out of Amazon’s playbook for the future. The shipping giant is trying out drones as delivery agents in Florida. The drones are from Workhorse and are called the HorseFly UAV Delivery Drone.

iPhone Enabled Smart Socks Are a Thing

iPhone Enabled Smart Socks Are a Thing
If you feel that you need to pair your iPhone with your socks, you need some serious help. Actually, the tech world needs some serious help, because iPhone enabled socks actually exist. These Classic Calf Socks with Plus+ technology are sold by Blacksocks.com.

NERF Who? Go for the Beaver Blaster

NERF Who? Go for the Beaver Blaster
So you want to shoot your enemies with foam projectiles. Sure, you could go for the latest and greatest NERF weapon, or you could just blast them with your beaver! Yep, this is an actual thing.

Never Try Playing DOOM with Your Porsche 911

Never Try Playing DOOM with Your Porsche 911
Playing DOOM and driving may not be the safest thing to do. But according to software engineer Matt Swarthout a.k.a. Vexal, there is a way to actually play the game on the computer display of a Porsche 911, and using the car’s steering wheel, pedals, horn, and gear shifter to control the game.

Swedish Supermarket Tattoos Labels on Produce with a Laser

Swedish Supermarket Tattoos Labels on Produce with a Laser
My kids loved apples growing up. The catch was that they refused to eat the apple if there was any hint of where the sticker used to be. You couldn’t just slice off that one bit of skin either, it had to be completely peeled away.

Pluto Might Be a Planet Again

Pluto Might Be a Planet Again
Some NASA scientists are proposing a new definition of what a planet is to replace the definition adopted in 2006. That change resulted in Pluto being demoted to a dwarf planet. The definition was put forward by Caltech Astronomer Mike Brown.

You Can Now Buy Snapchat’s Spectacles Online

You Can Now Buy Snapchat’s Spectacles Online
If you want to be like the cool kids, Snapchat’s silly looking video and photo-capturing spectacles are no longer restricted to those who can find its vending machines. Now you can also buy them online if you live in the US.
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