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Long exposure photo of a lightning bolt hitting a tree. http://t.co/HWTBjxrcgP

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Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has finally revealed a launch date and price: it'll cost $85,000 and ship in 2017, according to its website.<p>"Where you're …

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For anyone who is feeling a bit sad, here's a hedgehog in a baking tray. http://t.co/giCcOLxR4R

Clever. This candle creates a new candle as it melts http://t.co/TMp7HmJAfx

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The Wizard of Minecraft

It’s a wet monday morning in Stockholm, and the door to Markus Persson’s office is closed. The wooden blinds to the windows that look out at the 35 …

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Backpack with a 3-Pronged Outlet

Now this seems like a pretty good idea. From the “why hasn’t anyone thought of this before” department comes a Kickstarter for the GoPlug powered …

Apple Buys Beats Audio For $3.2 Billion

Earlier today we heard a rumor that Apple was in talks to buy Beats Audio in a deal worth $3.2 billion, and whilst there is no official word from …

Cougar 700M Gaming Mouse With ARM 32-bit Processor Unveiled (video)

This week Cougar has unveiled a new highly adjustable gaming mouse they have created in the form of the new Cougar 700M gaming mouse.<p>The Cougar 700M …

Hyperrealistic virtual reality adventure Loading Human headed to Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus

As the medium of virtual reality progresses, its applications only get more incredible. Take Untold Games' <i>Loading Human</i>, for instance. It takes Unreal Engine 4 and infuses it with the tropes of the adventure game genre, only instead of pointing and clicking, you're <i>in</i> that world. Solving puzzles and …

Watch Video Game Weapons from Zelda and Final Fantasy Come to Life

Swords are great, sure. But we all want to shoot things with a bow and arrow from <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>, don't we?<p>The work done by Tony Swatton and his</i> …

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Pokemon Ruby And Sapphire 3DS Remakes Announced

Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha Sapphire coming in November<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Nintendo has announced Pokemon Omega Ruby and Pokemon Alpha …

The Norwegian Army is using the Oculus Rift to drive tanks

It's hard to see when you're driving a tank, particularly when the hatch is closed for combat, but the Norwegian Armed Forces have hacked together a cool new solution using the Oculus Rift. By mounting cameras on the outside of the tank, soldiers were able to create a 360-degree VR feed for the …

Someone's built Zelda's Temple of Time in Unreal Engine 4

How good would N64 classic The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time look if it was made using Unreal Engine 4?<p>Your answer lies below, thanks to designer …

The Honest Trailer For ‘Skyrim’ Reminds Us To Play A Lot More ‘Skyrim’

Smosh Games and Screen Junkies teamed up to create another Honest Trailer about a video game instead of a movie or TV show. As with their honest trailers for <i>Mario Kart</i> and <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>, they’ve picked another awesome game to joke about: <i>The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim</i>.<p>“From the developers of <i>The</i> …

Video showing AT Black Knight Transformer's first flight released

Advanced Tactics Inc. has now received permission from the US government to release video footage showing the first test flight of its Black Knight …

GoPlug Bags Offer A Convenient Way To Charge Your Devices Whilst Away From The Grid (video)

If you find that your electronic devices need charging whilst away from the grid on a regular basis, you might be interested in a new range bags that …

New Mercedes G Class Coming In 2017

Mercedes are apparently working on a new version of their Mercedes G Class, and the 4 x 4 is set for a major makeover with a new design, that will …

Nano Lure Robotic Fish Has Been Designed To Catch Those Big Trophy Fish (video)

Anglers looking for an edge when trying to catch those larger than life trophy fish, might be interested in a new piece of tackle call the Nano …

Oculus wants to build a billion-person MMO with Facebook

When Facebook purchased Oculus VR for $2 billion, both companies stayed fairly tight-lipped about their goals. The money would help Oculus build virtual reality headsets cheaper and better, while Facebook would have a chance to lead the next big computing platform. However, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe …

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to a future wave of flexible devices. In blasting single-layered, semiconducting materials with an electron beam, Vanderbilt University student Junhao Lin has created wires that measure just three atoms …