The Mercedes-Benz GLA Concept debuts at the Shanghai auto show, previewing the automaker's newest crossover. The GLA concept's powertrain mimics that of the CLA250. A 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 produces 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque and is mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission sending power to all four wheels.
FDRL, an Ottawa-based design consultancy. Their Maple Set knives are made predominantly from maple wood, with a dimunitive sliver of metal for the blade. Great design! "With this project we wanted to explore an alternative emotion to the standard kitchen knives you see every day. The focus is drawn to the high polished blade, while the rest of the knife's Maple wood body sits warmly in the hand and blends in to its surroundings. The wood is sealed and food safe to allow for easy cleanup. The knife gives the appearance of being lightweight; however their weight is balanced to ensure that they can be used by any level of chef."
Reddit user gyyp imagines just what that would look like and shares his Photoshopped creations for the world to look on in disbelief and wonder. The photo manipulator's Weird Animals collection pairs ducks with elephants, pugs with gorillas, guinea pigs with eagles, sharks with horses, killer whales with penguins, etc.
Rinse&Chop™ Plus is the latest version of this hugely popular, folding chopping board. The functional chopping board incorporates an improved, curved colander feature and a non-slip base. When folded and locked, its unique, innovative design creates a small colander at one end enabling food to be rinsed and drained. When opened and laid flat the design becomes a knife-friendly, non-slip chopping board. $15.
Beginning May 6, Budweiser will offer a striking new bowtie-shaped aluminum can that mirrors the brand's iconic bowtie logo. "This can is incomparable, like nothing you've ever seen before," said Pat McGauley, vice president of innovation for Anheuser-Busch. "The world's most iconic beer brand deserves the world's most unique and innovative can. I think we have it here."
Split toe shoes separates big toe from or four toes for improved flexibility and grip; Light design won't weigh you down; Molded stabilizer tech bands across top provide flexibility and lateral stability to help hold foot in place.
Alexander Polli does the never before done—a tactical flight through a narrow cave on a rugged mountainside. The flight starts with a jump from a hovering helicopter, Alexander reaches speeds of 250 km/h (155 mph) while following a precise trajectory leading to the cave opening, he then fully commits and flies directly through the narrow opening of the "Batman Cave!" Awesome!
A new ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ trailer features plenty of menace from Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays the film's mysterious villain. The Star Trek sequel from director J.J. Abrams will hit theaters on May 17th, 2013. And they also released a number of new posters for the film.