It may still just be in its infancy, but Hyperloop One is definitely making progress with their high-speed transportation system. They recently sent their mag-lev test capsule rocketing down its vacuum-sealed tube at a top speed of 192 mph. Their goal is 670 mph.
(PG-13, Gore) “You like truffles? You gotta get in the dirt with the pigs.” An unsettling Netflix series based on the memoir of former FBI agent John Douglas. Mindhunter is about FBI agents in 1979 interviewing imprisoned serial killers to crack ongoing cases. Premieres 10/13/17.
Combine a self-balancing scooter with a unicycle and you get the Uno Bolt. It uses sensors to maintain balance and is controlled by leaning. It goes up to 22mph and lasts up to 25mi per charge. It has front and rear lights, a rear view mirror and an e-brake/reverse lever.
The giant robot duel between MegaBots and Suidobashi Heavy Industries has been delayed for more than a year. But the Americans finally appear to be ready. Meet Eagle Prime, the combat-ready – and hopefully pilot-safe – version of their hulking mech. USA! USA! USA!
First released in 2001, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin is a comic book retelling of the 1979 anime that launched the entertainment juggernaut we know and love. Now you can read its English version legitimately for free, thanks to manga publisher Comic Walker.
While we’re not sure the designs are officially licensed, the metal model kits from Amusien are still pretty awesome – especially the ones with color. Among their flat-pack kits are a Peterbilt 389 truck and Optimus Prime, along with a Scorpion Gunship straight from Avatar.
Film essayist Nerdwriter1 looks at Paul Thomas Anderson’s masterwork There Will Be Blood as an example of how its relatively modest use of edits and subtle framing adjustments have much greater emotional impact than the crazy rapid cuts we’re used to these days.
The All Controller is a gamepad that connects to PCs, consoles and mobile devices over USB or via a Bluetooth dongle. Aside from its all encompassing compatibility, it also stores macros and custom configurations, making it easy to switch between devices and games.
A showcase of all 14 weapon types that you can wield in Monster Hunter: World. Whether you prefer familiar equipment like the sword and shield, heavy hitters like the hammer, or esoteric arsenal like the charge blade, you’re sure to find a weapon that fits your style.
The Adaptive Jacket combines the casual silhouette of hoodies and the technical features of weatherproof jackets. It’s light, stretchy and waterproof. It also has a membrane that keeps you comfy no matter the weather and has bonded and taped seams for a sleek look.
While you can buy an off-the-shelf wooden mouse these days, we much prefer handcrafted items, like the one that ThisWoodwork made from scratch, using an existing plastic mouse as a rough form for creating a sweet pointing device, complete with a wooden scroll wheel.