The ABT has taken the Audi R8 V10 and made it faster, pumping up the 5.2-liter FSI V10 from 525 horsepower to 600 hp, and torque from 391 pound-feet to 406 lb-ft. ABT has increased the horsepower from 525 to 600, they claim a 0-62 mile per hour run of 3.5 seconds, the same as the R8 V10 Plus and they've increased the horsepower from 525 to 600, and a top speed for 198 miles per hour "is no problem at all."
Microsoft's has unveiled new generation of game consoles, the Xbox One ($TBA). It's Microsoft's first new console in more than seven years. The new hardware features eight-core processor and graphics made by AMD, 8GB of RAM, Blu-ray, USB 3.0, HDMI in/out, and a 500GB hard drive. A new Kinect comes with the Xbox One, complete with improved accuracy. It has a 1080p camera, Skype connectivity, and understanding of rotational movement in a structure like a skeleton. The Xbox One is large, sleek, and black, and looks like a piece of AV equipment. The controller and Kinect unit are redesigned. It's an all-in-one entertainment console, the new generation of games, TV and entertainment. The Xbox One features voice control, Skype TV integration, “Snap Mode” that allows you to run two activities simultaneously and more.
With Leap Motion Controller($70), you’ll be able to browse the web and interact with your computer just by moving your hands and fingers in the air. "Here's a video to show you how close we are. With Leap Motion technology, Windows OS is natural, easy, and fun to use. You'll navigate your desktop, browse the web, flip through photos, and do everything you do everyday in extraordinary ways —all with the wave of a hand or lift of a finger."
Carrying your newborn baby has never been easier with Lalabu, a baby carrier that can be worn like a like a shirt on its own or paired with another top. The carrier also features built-in bra that makes breastfeeding simple. Available here.
Lumigrids is an LED projector for bicycles, which aims to improve safety during night riding. It projects square grids onto the ground. By observing changes in the grids, the rider can easily comprehend the landforms ahead. Lumigrids has three modes with different grid sizes that can be used to adapt to different situations: normal mode (140x180mm), high-speed mode (140x260mm), and team mode (300x200mm).
In addition to being a world-renowned physicist, Richard Feynman was also an amateur artist, one who was fascinated by the power of lines and forms. He felt that his appreciation of art was deeply connected to his love of physics, representing an appreciation of the complexity and beauty of the world.
The New Man of Steel Trailer is Here! Check out the latest Man of Steel trailer, which sees General Zod (Michael Shannon) takes center stage, the Kryptonian general delivers a dire message to Superman (Henry Cavill) and the rest of Earth's residents. Look for it in theaters on June 14th. "Man of Steel follows the Last Son of Krypton on his epic journey to become mankind's shinning beacon of hope for a brighter future. With the beliefs and values instilled by his adoptive parents Jonathan (Kevin Costner) and Martha (Diane Lane) Kent, a young Clark (Henry Cavill) sets out to find his place in the world. But when the nefarious General Zodd (Michael Shannon) arrives on Earth, Clark will have to choose between being a normal human or Kal-el,son of Jor-El (Russell Crowe) and humanity's greatest protector and champion "
The guy at Adafruit have an easy way to make your Chucks glow! "Make your logo light up with this simple Converse sneaker mod. All you need is EL panel and an inverter tucked into the tongue of your shoe to get the stars in your Chuck Taylors glowing. Two styles!"
The building is the 838-meter tall Sky City in Changsa, China. China's Sky City is a pre-fab skyscraper, one that is expected to become the world's tallest structure. And will be completed in record time (Burj Khalifa 828-meter). The total scheduled build time of Sky City is a meager seven months. That's a rate of 13 feet (more than a single story) per day. Even that incredibly ambitious goal is a step back toward sanity for Sky City's developers. The initial plan was to complete the structure in 90 days, which would have come out to roughly three floors a day. The Sky City is designed to resist a 9.0 earthquake. The Sky City has 220 stories, and it will cost $628 million. Watch the video of the how the project will come together and what it will ultimately look like.
The Sloth Ring($25) is a tiny sloth mounted on an adjustable ring. The Sloth made by hand in polymer clay, sloth is available in brown, mushroom, or black multi. The lovely sloths attach themselves to your fingers and do what sloths do: just stay there.