BioCarbon Engineering is developing a semi-automated large scale reforestation system. It uses aerial drones to map and analyze land, plant seeds in a biodegradable pod, and monitor the plants’ growth. The planting drones can dispense up to 100,000 seeds per day.
Shonin’s Streamcam is a flat palm-sized wearable camera. It records up to 720p video for up to 2.5h per charge. It can store video to a microSD card, stream it online, or do both at the same time. It can also store and encrypt video to Shonin’s cloud service.
Did you know that plastic bottles are blown like glass? Us neither. Here’s a look at a fascinating machine which takes small plastic tubes, heats them up, and then blows them into a mold to make water bottles. The same basic process is even used for big 5-gallon bottles.
A waterproof portable light that’s designed to fire light straight down while leaving room for your hands underneath. Its foldable legs automatically snap open when you take it out of its carrying case. It has three brightness settings and lasts up to 50h per charge.
Retrobright is a homebrew solution for restoring yellowed ABS plastic, which is usually what the cases of old computers and other gadgets were made of. The 8-Bit Guy tried out variants of the solution for science. TL;DW? Go with salon developer cream, water, and sunlight.
Offering up to 555 hp, 32″ wheels, 20″ of suspension travel, and 14.5″ of ground clearance, this all-electric open-air 4×4 is ready to be the Tesla of UTVs. It does 0-to-60 in 3.9s, its motor and gearbox are waterproof, and it can go up to 200 miles on a charge.
Amazing looking frame-lock folding knives with precision-machined designs carved into their handles. Each knife is made with an integral frame cut from a solid bar of titanium, and a 3.75″ blade cut from M390 hardened stainless steel. Available for a limited time on Massdrop.
(PG-13) Cut asked a translator and several hearing impaired folks to show how cuss words and phrases are done in American Sign Language. The good news is that they’re fairly obvious. The bad news is that they’re done so fast you’ll be burned before you know it.
Costing just as much as the standard Xbox One X, the console’s limited Project Scorpio Edition has a graphic pattern on the exterior and “Project Scorpio” printed on the console and the included controller. It also comes with an exclusive vertical stand.
If you had any doubt that Japanese commercials are weird, tune into this ad spot for Domino’s Pizza, which includes a battle between rock and roll chickens and rapping pigs who represent four chicken-topped pizzas and four pork-topped ones. Picasso’s horse is just a bonus.
A new anthology series based on the works of Philip K. Dick, mixing elements of Doctor Who and The Twilight Zone. Executive produced by Bryan Cranston, Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica), and Michael Dinner (Justified). Coming to Stan, Channel 4, and Amazon Prime.
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(PG-13) Wubba lubba mod mod! Rick and Morty fan zzcool and their fellow modders brought one of the show’s dimensions to Grand Theft Auto V. It includes the Cromulons, a working portal gun, Pickle Rick and more. It seems to have borrowed assets from Virtual Rick-ality.
Focal takes their already very good over-the-ear headphones and cuts the cord. They offer crisp, clean, and natural sounds, and a snug fit that keeps out background sounds. Battery life is great too – up to 20 hr per charge. Read our full review on Technabob.
Musician Luke Thering is a big Key and Peele fan, so he decided to take one of their classic sketches – in which Jordan sings an awkward song of friendship to Keegan-Michael – and added the instrumentation the song should have had from day one. Great job, Luke!
Director Michael Matthews’ short film will drag us into a deep, dark alternate underbelly of Cape Town, South Africa filled with supernatural forces, monsters, and government conspiracies. Based on the novel by Charlie Human, the film dops on Short of the Week on 8/29/17.