Scientists believe that a newly developed electronic skin that is able to mimic the function and properties of human skin could help to create prosthetics capable of providing sensory feedback. Read more
The launch of Apple’s smart home hub, the HomePod, has been marred by news that the speaker is leaving circular marks on wooden furniture. Read more
finally something beautiful you can partially own
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in an attempt to prevent copyright infringement the ‘view image’ and ‘search by image’ buttons have been removed.
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valotron takes the ducati diavel motorcycle and cloaks it in handcrafted metal bodywork.
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in-air animations evolve depending on the movements of users, tracking every twist and bend with faithful replication.
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Warsaw-based art collective Pangenerator has created an installation that invites observers to take a selfie, which is then projected onto a screen before vanishing into nothingness. Read more
Nendo has designed a wireless speaker for Japanese brand Bunaco, using a thin strip of coiled beechwood trapped inside a transparent casing. Read more
with the mercedes-AMG G63, the G-wagen undergoes the greatest change in its history, while remaining true to its classic values.
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Assembly Design Studio has converted a large warehouse in Pittsburgh into a workspace for Uber where self-driving cars are engineered, built and tested. Read more
the TRD pro series from toyota returns for its next generation of off-road dominance.
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a terrifying new video has amassed more than 1.7 million views in less than 24 hours.
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inspired by a pinstriped suit, the mercedes-maybach S-class’s grille is reinterpretation of the radiator grille with its fine, vertical struts accentuating the front end.
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integrated AI system controls the plane’s functions.
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an exploration of public play, moment factory’s ‘grid’ imagines a future where social gaming and public space come together.
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what makes a car excite the imagination? what draws us to these rolling hunks of metal, and inspires us to feel something? for any enthusiast, the bugatti type 57SC coupé atlantic poses these questions with its teardrop curves and art deco details. tea…
someone combined the creepiest instrument with the creepiest toy
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the world’s smallest game emulator.
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alp design takes a 650 cc triumph pushrod motor and supercharges its output from 33 to over 150 horsepower.
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the yacht is only 5000 mm x 2700 mm.
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ford’s ‘ranger raptor’ off-road, performance pick-up truck, emerged from behind its camouflage during an reveal event in thailand. the pick-up features distinctive design cues inside and out that are functionally driven. at the front, a new…
as if writing on social media was not angst-ridden enough, now facebook brings us closer to the ‘dislike’ button users have demanded over the years.
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the chinese company ehang reveal footage of successful test flights contributing to the future of personal drone travel.
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K-speed turns an old honda BROS400 it into a full-aluminum cloaked futuristic motorcycle dubbed future storm.
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157 new emojis were announced by uniform consortium. who is this coalition? and what do they have to do with out eggplant jokes?
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strictly limited to five examples, luxury car modifier, brabus, takes the ‘G-wagon’ to new levels of power, style, and exclusivity.
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a new national geographic documentary revealed the mayan ‘megalopolis’ in what is being called a major breakthrough in mayan history.
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the facial recognition algorithm is capable of spotting individuals within 100 milliseconds, even in crowded spaces like train stations or airports.
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promising to bring the IMAX experience to everyone, everywhere, the cinego places 4K movies and tv shows right on your head.
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jaguar is re-starting production of the iconic D-type race car, 62 years after the last example was built in 1956.
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the scrambler ducati custom rumble contest has reopened, with a host of attractive motorcycle builds among the entries. among the contendors, there is certainly one build that particularly stands out from the crowd. dubbed the ‘aellambler’,…
onboard, a mannequin named starman wearing a spaceX suit, drove the car with an endless loop of david bowie’s song ‘life on mars’.
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dubbed the 370Zki, the 332 horsepower snow car is ready to tackle ski slopes and backwoods trails with its front skis and rear snow tracks.
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shoo, drone. don’t bother me.
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SpaceX CEO and Tesla founder Elon Musk will send his own Tesla Roadster sports car to space today, aboard the maiden flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket. Read more
whilst travelling 400 million km from the earth to orbit mars, the spaceX starman will be cruising in a tesla roadster whilst listening to ‘space oddity’ by david blowie.
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dubbed the one, austria’s titan motorcycles customizes a honda CB350 into a crazy racer.
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Online retailer Amazon has patented a wristband that can monitor the hand movements of its warehouse employees and direct them to items using small vibrations. Read more
its advantages are not only for the astronaut but also for the overall activities that need to be completed like servicing and exploration.
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the exterior of the mercedes A-class stands for sportiness, dynamism and emotion.
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the mercedes-benz sawtooth off-road camper van is a self-sufficient mobile home, ready to live off-the-grid.
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Electronics companies like Apple need to make their hardware easy for anyone to open up and take apart, according to design duo Formafantasma, who are pushing designers to prioritise recyclability following a two-year research project into e-waste. Rea…
South Korean startup Mobileisland has created a modular wireless charger that comes with a range of building block-like electronic accessories. Read more
Airbus’ autonomous, electric air taxi has successfully made its first test flight, after plans for its development were released back in January 2017. Read more
NYT doing IRL AR? WTH?
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Nissan has kitted out a traditional Japanese guesthouse with self-driving slippers that automatically return to a designated spot after use. Read more
custom muscle car builds based on ‘mustangs‘, ‘chargers‘, ‘camaros‘, ‘corvettes’, and ‘challengers‘, have created an unfortunate normalization of restomod vehicles. a handful of shops still re…
patent no. 9,881,276 B has been granted.
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