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Airbus plans to roll out Vahana – fully autonomous flying taxi by 2020

Vahana Airbus‘Vahana’ is the future of flying-cab service, believes the European aerospace giant Airbus after it gave a sneak-peek of its ambitious project. The name Vahana is derived from Sanskrit, world’s most ancient language, which means vehicles of gods in Hindu mythology. The final product is aimed at adding vertical element in transportation methods.
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Superdad Ryan builds awesome ‘Ghostbuster Ecto-1’ for his paraplegic son

Superdad Ryan builds Ecto-1

Super dad Ryan Scott Miller is back with another marvelous Halloween costume for his 9-years-old paraplegic son Jeremy, who is suffering from ‘spina bifida’. It means he has not developed his spine properly in accordance to his age and he always needs his wheelchair to move around. Earlier, Ryan had built a cool ‘Star Wars Snowspeeder’ around Jeremy’s wheelchair. This time, it’s the Ecto-car featured in “Ghostbusters”. Jeremy is a big fan of Ghostbusters, so his dad thought it would be another special gift for him. Read More…

MB&F Astrograph pen inspired by the dream of space travel

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Yes, we are obsessed with horological machines, especially the ones by MB&F. Taking a detour from their usual routine of creating timepieces which are unique and inspired from unrelated things, this time around the Swiss manufacturer has come-up with something interesting.
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Hard Rock Café Racer – Modified Harley Davidson exudes the spirit of rock and roll

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It has to be nirvana when music and fast rides come together. I say this because renowned US restaurant Hard Rock Café is going to add a custom Harley Davidson to the collection of their rock and roll relics. Just have a look at this machine in steampunk feel, exhibit the charm of musical instruments. Yes folks, this cruise bike designed by polish custom bike company Game Over Cycles (GOC) is something you can’t take your eyes off.
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Oculus Touch controller lends added dimension of realism to virtual reality

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Battle for the best VR headset is getting stiff by the day with all major players trying to improve their design. Oculus has inched forward gradually with its winning Oculus Rift headset, and they have made some major improvements to the Touch controller seen last year. They have reached a point where the VR headset controller is going to land in the hands of consumers come December 6, 2016. Yes, Oculus Touch controller is up for pre-order and it is one major development in the arena of VR gaming.
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MIT researchers develop furry wetsuit inspired by beavers

Furry wetsuit by MIT

Nature inspires everything manmade, and that inspiration isn’t going to die down. Researchers at MIT derive inspiration for a number of inventions from nature, and this research follows suite. Anette (Peko) Hosoi, a professor of mechanical engineering and associate head of the department at MIT along with co-authors Alice Nasto (lead author and graduate student) postdoc José Alvarado, and applied mathematics instructor Pierre-Thomas Brun are developing a wetsuit inspired by semiaquatic hairy mammals.
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Stay entertained in your afterlife with Internet Ready Coffin by MyRepublic

Internet ready coffin by Myrepublic

Most civilizations around the world believe in life after death, that’s why after someone deceases there are certain traditions to keep them happy in the afterlife. These rituals have been followed for ages, and the practice involves keeping the deceased’s most liked things close to the coffin. Well, New Zealand based fiber internet provider MyRepublic has designed a coffin keeping this fact on top of their list. They have kept in mind modern cravings like internet connectivity, gaming and quality sound to make a coffin that’ll always keep one entertained six feet under the ground.
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Hands-on review: Smoovie pocket-sized video stabilizer for smartphone and action camera

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It’s time for another review, and this time, it’s about a video stabilizer for your smartphone and GoPro. On first look, it might not look that useful, but this accessory is worth every penny. Smoovie pocket video stabilizer is ideal for people who like to create video content using their smartphone or action camera. The idea is to make smooth, jitter-free videos in the most seamless way possible. So let’s have a look at how this compact video stabilizer performed.
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Hands-on review: Elephone EleCam 4K action camera fits right inside your budget

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So, it’s time for another hands-on review. This time, it is the Elephone EleCam 4K Action Camera that we get our hands onto, it is great for shooting all your action videos right from surfing, underwater adventures to scaling mountains on the dirt trails. This waterproof action camera has 170-degree FOV (Field Of View) which is enough to capture all your fun filled activities without missing out on things going in the peripheral vision. Much like the human eye, which has a similar FOV at 160-degree. The camera records in 4K which is great since ultra-HD has become standard shooting resolution these days.

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Is Google Allo really better than WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger?

Google Allo

In the crowded world of messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Hike, Snapchat, etc., Google has also entered the list with its new messaging chat app, Allo for Android and iOS platforms. Google Allo is simple to use with a mobile number based login, rather than one linked to an email. The app can understand phrases in English and Hinglish (a combination of the Hindi and English language used in India). It is targeted towards a market like India where instant messaging apps are booming and will eventually grow bigger. Read More…

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