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British veteran makes his own Spitfire aircraft at home

Alan James homemade Spitfire aircraft_5

When we talk of DIYs, making a functional aircraft at home is regarded as one of the most difficult task. That’s the reason why this homemade Spitfire by 63-year old Alan James from England is so special. Embarking on this project was not easy for him as he had to search across Europe for the specialist parts required to make it. After putting numerous hours and almost £18,000 into building the homemade Spitfire, James now flies proudly in his aircraft. Mind you, it took him almost three years to build this masterpiece.
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RokBlok – World’s smallest vinyl record player with wireless speakers

RokBlok Record Player 2

San Francisco-based concept company Pink Donut is offering RokBlok to backers on Kickstarter, which the maker claims to be the world’s smallest wireless vinyl record player. It can play records anywhere on almost any surface that can hold a vinyl record because it plays records by lightly riding on top of them instead of working like traditional gramophone. That means, it doesn’t need a specific surface to hold a record and it can be carried in pocket. In brief, it’s a small box that plays records when placed over the records and connects wirelessly to bluetooth speakers or headphones.  It’ll work anywhere within a range of 30 feet. Read More…

Brain-controlled robotic hand allows quadriplegia patients to perform everyday tasks

Mind Controlled Robotic
Researchers have achieved breakthrough in development of a non-invasive, brain-controlled robotic hand that can regain ability to perform daily tasks for quadriplegia patients. The entire set-up is like an exoskeleton consisting of a robotic hand and a cap-like headgear that read brain signals and eye movement of the wearer. The best part is that it doesn’t require surgical implantation or any sort of wet gel to work. The exoskeleton was successfully tested in Spain on various subjects. Read More…

Shotgun Guitar – Playing music never seemed so dangerous

Shhotgun Guitar

You shoot bullets with a shotgun and you create music with guitar strings. When both of these come together, it’s something like you’ve never seen before. However strange it might sound, but it’s true, and the man behind this creative idea is pickup designer Bryan Fleming. And he put his creation in the hands of Rev. Peyton of Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band who had a big hand in designing it too. in the end, it ended up all as a video which is going viral on the internet.
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Russian teen invents hands-free ‘Sandal Mouse’ for people with upper limb disabilities

Sandal MouseSince 2015, Sergey Halyavin, a Russian high-school student, was obsessed with the idea of creating a mouse that can be controlled via feet to allow disabled people use computers. One of his schoolmates, who is unable to use computer due to a musculoskeletal condition, fueled his desperation.  In 2016, he has successfully created a hands-free mouse, which is basically a sandal that incorporates usual ‘mouse control board’ and a LED ribbon outside.  Also, a scroller is fitted at the front of the sandal. He has tested it for a couple of weeks and found it feasible enough when the user gets used to it. Read More…

Researchers create 3D-printed ‘dog nose’ that can detect explosives, narcotics

3d-printed dog nose

A team of researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology have achieved a milestone in artificial sniffing technology. According to their study published in the Journal Scientific Report, they created an artificial dog-inspired plastic nose via 3D printing. The nose was programmed to take multiple sniff instead of single, constant act of air suction similar to dogs.  The artificial nose was attached to an explosives detector. The results were highly efficient. Read More…

Vietnamese mechanic’s homemade 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline motorbike

Custom 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline

The powerful Henderson Motorcycle came like a bang in the early 1912 and disappeared in a lull by the year 1931. In its short life-term, the motorcycle company became the first choice for law enforcement personnel and two-wheeler enthusiasts who liked a powerful machine on the road. Well, 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline has become a collectibles dream now, and only a few are left. What you see in the video below is not a Henderson KJ Streamline motorcycle, but a replica made to look and sound exactly like it.
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Supremo Trump Changeover: Caviar’s gold-plated Donald Trump iPhone 7

Caviar Donald Trump gold plated iPhone 7_2

Caviar, the luxury Russian brand is an expert when it comes to draping iPhones in gold finish with a specific theme. They showed it with the gold-plated Apple Watch having Putin’s signature, and before that with the gold-plated iPhone for Kazakhstan. Now, they have come up with a gold-plated iPhone themed on American president John Donald Trump, and they like to call it the Supremo Trump Changeover.
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EsaVox by iXoost – Audio bliss delivered from Lamborghini Aventador engine exhaust

EsaVox by iXoost docking audio system

EsaVox by iXoost docking audio system

Matteo Panini’s collection of race car engine inspired docking stations for iPhone’s are the pinnacle of Apple accessories one can think of buying. Made from real car engines, Matteo likes to call them iXoost, and so far we have seen some eye-popping creations by him. iXoost Radical6 and the maiden iXoost docking station are one of his unique creations. Now, the Italian designer has come up with another iXoost docking station in collaboration with Lamborghini that will blow you away.
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iPhone 7 put to extreme tests – Did it survive them all?

Extreme iPhone 7 and 7 Plus tests

Just like every new Apple phone that debuts in the market, iPhone 7 too couldn’t escape from the extreme brutality people put it through. In a way it is good, since it gives the prospect buyers a good idea of the device’s strength and durability. iPhone 6 turned out to quite durable in the relentless tests it was put through by Youtubers around the globe. Their motive? Well, there is only one motive for all the extreme tests. That being raking up as many views as possible.
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