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Nothing could be compared to the pleasure of riding a bike and this pleasure changes to thrill if everyone around you tries to catch a glance of you. You can even scare your fellow rides wearing this bizarre skull faced helmet which was seen at the 5th yearly Harley Davidson National Rally held at Qian Dao Lake, China. The rally was organized to mark 110 successful years of the company.
With the advancement in technology, the size of gadgets is reducing considerably. The nano-breakthroughs have revolutionized the entire world and this time it is an entire operational computer which has been miniaturized. This tiny computer is less than one cubic millimeter in size and is a brain child of a team from the University of Michigan. The most fascinating part is that it is the world’s smallest computer. It has been named as Michigan Micro Mote or M3 and can efficiently perform functions like data storage, wireless communication etc.
We’ve featured many bizarre vehicles earlier, last week a huge bike with tractor tyres stole the show. Today is the time for Sternmotorbike, a bike powered by an airplane engine. The bike has 9 cylinders and not even a single silencer. I think the designer wants everyone to hear the bike roar. It took about one and a half years for Frank Ohle (designer of the bike) to complete this masterpiece.
Who wouldn’t want to race in a Batmobile? Team Galag, who seems to be a die-hard fan of Batman has built a real-life Batman Tumbler to compete in a race called the “Gumball 3000 Rally.” This Batman Tumbler cost the team a whopping £1 million ($1.6 million) to build. You can well imagine how rich the team members would be when they are spending the huge amount just to build this completely road legal Batmobile.
People who love Steampunk style would definitely love B.A.B.E, a customized gun which is possibly the largest Steampunk Gun ever made. The gun depicts an amazing blend of modern concepts with scientific inventiveness by Hatton Cross Steampunk. Actually, this huge gun is not meant to kill it just shoots a shower of smoke along with some glitzy lights. B.A.B.E’s actual name is “Behemoth Acaulescent Blunderbuss of Eradication.”
Now you need not worry about breaking or shattering your sunglasses. Angelo Piccioli, a designer from Italy brings to you an ultimate pair of sunglasses which are so flexible that they could be bent or twisted in any direction. You can even crush them in your hands like you do to a paper and still the sunglasses will return into their original form. These super flexible sunglasses are named UGIAJ and they provide maximum safety with comfort.
You might agree with me when I say that almost everyone fantasizes of having superhuman powers. What if your fantasies of being a superhuman come true? The students at Royal College of Art in London have developed a mask that can increase your sight and hearing senses to a greater extent. It allows you to choose one conversation or one visual among a cluster of sounds and visuals, then hear or see the one which you want to.
You may be a coffee addict or a gaming freak. Whatever the situation may be, you will just love Charles Lushear’s marvelous creation which is a coffee table inspired from Nintendo controller. The artistically created coffee table features Steampunk style and is therefore called “Steampunk Nintendo Controller Coffee Table.” It is made from recycled materials with a glass set on the top to hold your coffee.
Exoskeletons are being used all around the world for making heavy lifting easy and for helping people increase mobility of their arms in case they are they have been stiffened after a surgery or accident. They not only fulfill ones desire to have something inspired from sci-fi but also support people with disabilities. The TitanArm prototype that we are discussing here has been made by a team from University of Pennsylvania. The team even won silver for prototyping upper body exoskeleton.