Category: Oddity

World’s Largest Rubik’s Cube will take toll on you mind and body

World's Largest Rubik’s Cube

If you thought solving your Rubik’s Cube is a task too heavy for your brain, you might want to reconsider. Watch this World’s Largest Rubik’s Cube created by Tony Fisher from United Kingdom and you’ll instantly hit nausea. Measuring 1.57 m tall, 1.57 m wide and 1.57 m long (5 ft 1.7 in x 5 ft 1.7 in x 5 ft 1.7 in) this Rubik’s Cube is made from exactly the same material as any other regular Rubik’s Cube to make it past the requirements laid down by Guinness World Records.
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Graffiti legend paints Moto X Pure handsets in his signature style, and you can buy one

Moto X Pure phone by Futura

Futura (Leonard Hilton McGurr) is the creator of graffiti as we know it, and the legend has teamed with big brand names like Nike to paint the imagination of artistic trends. What started back in the 70’s as simply painting the walls with spray paint has now grown into a worldwide obsession which will not die anytime soon. Now the legend has teamed-up with Motorola Mobility to stamp 30 Moto X Pure Edition smartphones with his signature style.
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Sprint on the Cotton Run machine to produce cotton candy as reward

Cotton Run kinetic machine

Giving people a moment of fun that brings a smile to their face is priceless in this busy scheduled world. And when you have to run and make cotton candies doing so, makes it cute somehow. LAAB, a Hong Kong based Architectural Firm set out on a project that made people’s ordinary day special with the ‘Cotton Run’ project which apparently made people fitter as well.
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That’s how a 50 feet flamethrower looks in 4K slow motion video

Flamethrower in 4K resolution slow motion

We like things happening intensely to be slowed down and viewed in slow motion to capture every detail of what’s happening. [The Slow Mo Guys] like to do the same and that’s why they decided to shoot a flamethrower throwing out a 50 feet long flame. In normal speed it looks firing but when slowed down in 4K resolution you see a whole together different perspective. Fuel shoots out of the flamethrower’s nozzle and the fire catches up with it, making it look absolutely majestic. This is one thing you need to see this weekend, so enjoy.
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Big Limos making a Tesla Model S Limousine and it’s coming soon

Tesla Model S Limousine by Big Limos

Tesla Motors have been delivering what they promised for couple of years now and their maiden EV, the Model S made headlines when it was initially launched and after that too. Tesla Model S has delivered all that was promised and Tesla Motors hasn’t looked back since then with over 300,000 pre-orders for the next generation Model 3. Another news related to Model S is going viral and it makes absolute sense to me. California-based Big Limos has announced that it is making a Tesla Model S Limousine and is currently in the process of modifying the EV.
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World’s first – Cancer surgery live streamed to public using VR headsets

Medical Realities cnacer surgery in VR using VR headsets

For the first time in medical history a live operation got streamed on VR glasses and anyone could watch it on their Samsung Gear VR or Goggle Cardboard VR headset. The operation of a 70 year old patient took place yesterday and the man behind this daring project ‘Medical Realities’ is Shafi Ahmed who performed the surgery at the Royal London NHS hospital in the UK at 1PM BST (8AM ET). Surgeons operated the patient suffering from cancer of the colon and 360 degree view of the operating theater made the VR viewers experience the surgery as if they were present at that moment.
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Hoverboard getting too dangerous? Time to convert it into a HoverSeat

HoverCart hoverboard attachment for safe personal commuting

Hoverboards have become a bit of scare crow in the last few months owing to numerous reports of these personal commuters setting on fire. So, the best way to stay safe is to stay away from a Hoverboard for good. That is how most of the people perceive the situation. But guys over at BoatsToGo have a different idea to safely ride a hovercraft while adding to its utility. This is HoverSeat personal commuter which is more like a go-kart minus the steering wheel. The Florida-based firm has come up with the idea of attaching a set of rear wheels to the Hoverboard with chassis support for it to carry the weight of a full grown human in a sitting position.
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Can oobleck protect iPad Pro 9.7-inch from 100 feet drop?

iPad Pro drop test

iPad Pro 9.7-inch just got launched and obviously it has to go through the grunt of testing, of course by crazy people around the globe. Just like every gadget has to pass the hurdle of some outrageous test by anonymous users, this one too is interesting. The Apple device is submerged in oobleck, a non-Newtonian fluid which has the properties of both solid and liquid. When you put your hand inside it gently it feels like any other liquid but if you punch/squeeze it, the material solidifies.
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Amphibious Lamborghini Countach up for grabs at a steep price of $57,000

Amphibious Lamborghini Countach

We all just love amphibious being and things, don’t we? That’s the reason why this amphibious Lamborghini Countach caught our eye. Of course it is not a real Lambo but it looks like one and it is as good on land as on water. This street racer dubbed ZIA originally built by Mike Ryan, a specialist engineer at SeaRoader based in UK, famous for converting regular cars into amphibious ones. In fact they have built quite a few ones for Hollywood movies and hit shows like Top Gear. Not to forget that it made appearance in popular European shows and shows like BBC TV, TopGear and Autovisie.
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This NES Zapper gun is actually a pistol that can be lethal

NES Zapper gun glock pistol

As a video game lover from the 80s, you’ll definitely remember the NES Zapper gun used for shooting down ducks in Nintendo’s Duck Hunt game. Perhaps, as you read this, nostalgia might strike you remembering those old days of unstoppable arcade gaming. Alright back to the point. This NES Zapper gun is actually a Glock pistol made to look like a NES gaming gun. Yes, a real gun with lethal point blank range off the barrel. Created by Precision Syndicate LLC, a Texas-based machine prototyping company, this is a one off lethal NES Zapper gun.
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