This image has just made me realize that I could wear a pizza hat, a real pizza hat, not the fake (but nevertheless tasty looking) hat that the kid is wearing. I would then make ridiculous bets with people, and eat my hat on loosing. Its a win-win. Except the part about wearing a real pizza on the head.
Apparently, Nao robots love to learn new tricks, even when they have no freakin’ idea what they are doing. In the video, you can see the bots going all excited on the Latino dance. The dance routine algorithm for the robots was developed for a computer science course in the Center for Intelligent Technologies at the Technical University of Kosice, in Slovakia.
Some great academic has created this immensely useful periodic table of robots. We assume it will change the world and leave its inspiration, the periodic table of elements far behind. Or not, because the creator of this table made it all just for fun.
Need a quick dose of paint/graffiti, all you need is an 840 gun paintball rig at the back of a truck. Its like a moving super weapon, and a super painter. And of course, instant paintball victory.
Designed by Sang-Jun Lee, Kyung-Kuk Kim and Seoung-Bin Lee, the EALO concept car is a futuristic vehicle created for the 2011 Michelin Challenge Design. Designers built the EALO on the thought and concept of what an organism might look like, if it was allowed to evolve in an urban environment. Well, turns out the organism will look quite much like a car, the EALO in this case. The car has been designed to be light, flexible and strong.
A lava-spitting volcano is generally considered by us humans as a safe cue to get our butts up and run. On the other hand, when you happen to be superhuman or photographer Skarphedinn Thrainsson, these lava spitting volcanoes are the place you want to be. The photographer captures images of these volcanoes, sometimes too close to the danger but as the images will tell you, they are a reward unto themselves. What we haven’t been able to figure out yet, is where he keeps the wheelbarrow holding his giant brass balls.
Falcon Motorcycles has come out with its latest creation, the Black Falcon, which you see here in all its magnificence and glory. The motorcycle commands 75hp, to go all the way to the top speed of 140mph. Falcon ensured the motorcycle would be built close to perfection, re-engineering and making every piece. They even made two fuel tanks for the motorcycle; one for the road, and a smaller one gallon tank for racing.
What would the Kindle have been if something like that existed in the time of Charles Dickens? Well, a book carved to hold 40 mini books, of course. Rachel Walsh created this book for the hypothetical situation where someone had to explain a Kindle to Charles Dickens. The project took 35 hours over five days, and includes some of Dickens novels, his favorite books, and some favorites of Rachel.
David Hertz Architects Inc made use of deconstructed wings from a Boeing 747 to create this unique wing house on the Malibu beach. The residence makes use of both main wings and two stabilizers from the tail section, while the art studio building makes use of a 50-foot long section of upper fuselage as the roof. Front of the fuselage and the upper first class cabin deck have found a job as the roof of the guest house.