Mercedes claims their cars are built like tanks, but this video of an armored 2010 Mercedes E-Class Guard more or less proves it: it absorbs bullets and even grenades with aplomb.
Elecom’s Wall Socket USB Hub is a “hey, that’s spiffy” idea–at least until you get your real-life electrical plugs mixed up, leading to results that are both eye-catching and eye-singeing.
Neill Cameron’s A-Z of Awesomeness isn’t false advertising: it’s a purely awesome adventure in alliteration, with a new geeky drawing every day for each letter of the alphabet.
Kontrast’s Highway Tunnel is one of those t-shirts that gets better the closer you look; it’s a starry field overlaid with a fantastic geometric lattice and a Pink Floyd-esque triangle.
The Lamborghini Gallardo LP550-2 finally makes the jump from AWD to RWD; it’ll likely pack a 5.2L V10 good for 550hp, a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 0-100km of 3.9s.
This latest Turmoil trailer for Darksiders reveals more of the plot; with tales of fallen angels/demons and unholy alliances, it’s feeling a bit like another hellish franchise: Spawn.
Now that’s product packaging: Armand de Brignac’s Brut Gold champagne is gold-plated with stamped pewter labels–the bubbly inside is also good, scoring an A on DrinkHacker.
Two of geekdom’s greatest loves unite in Michael Hickox’s Lego Arcade, a stop motion video using Lego pieces to recreate classic arcade games and set to the original sound effects.
Designed by Piero Lissoni, the Alessi Barbicu is both functional and portable; able to use gas or charcoal, it can be configured as a low-slung pit or regular trolley-style BBQ grill.
Directed by Wiland Pinsdorf, Samparkour shows Sao Paulo from a Parkour viewpoint; it’s shot in HD with a 35 mm lens adapter and follows Zico Correa across rooftops. Thanks, Nate!
With a built-in rechargeable battery (good for 8 hours) and Bluetooth, these E-blue Speakers add to the iPhone’s own speakers with a titanium dome driver; they measure 2.5″x2.5″x4.7″.
Here’s one thing they do better than transistors: this Vacuum Tube Chess Set should send engineers into a frenzy; they actually plug into the board and light up to show their type.
There are boots, and then there are BOOTS: celebrating its 125th anniversary, these Lucchese matador boots are made from alligator with hand-tooled details and grimini linings.
Hung as a painting in Admiral Adama’s quarters, First Cylon War was painted by BSG assistant art director Ken Rabehl and mixes medieval elements with a massive robotic onslaught.
You’ll need be sober enough to use it, but DrinkTracker is a decent breathalyser in a pinch: it takes your stats and drinks consumed to figure out your BAC. Thanks, Samantha!
Filling the gap left by the 4.2L V8 XF between the regular XF and the XFR, Jaguar’s 2010 XF Supercharged comes out in October with a 5.0L V8 good for 470hp and 424 lb-ft of torque.
If you liked Fallout 3′s cheeky retropocalyptic videos, Rob Moffett’s Wagglemax shorts hype similar products for nuclear wars, zombie infestations and even Gears of War players.
Pockets to the left, pockets to the right: they don’t call it the 10 Gallon Tank Duffel for nothing; it’s plastered with compartments (including a shoe pocket) and made with 600D polyester.
If you’re a Web 2.0 blogger who happens to be a theater major, Web Site Story will be right up your Avenue Q: it’s a Broadway musical filled with references to Hulu, Facebook and more.
Talk about better mousetraps: from flypaper clocks to mouse-eating tables, these Carnivorous Robots not only trap but digest their prey in a microbial fuel cell to create power.
Nick and Beau Trincia have managed to combine a desk, a chair and a laptop case into one unit: the Openaire separates into a laptop desk and a plush chair when unfolded.
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