Always wanted a Windows 10-powered gaming PC in handheld form? If so, then the GPD Win 3 should do the trick. A top-of-the-line model features a 5.5-inch IPS (720p) display with Gorilla Glass, an Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor, a 96 EU Intel Xe GPU, 16GB of LPDDR4-4266 RAM, a 1TB PCIe 3.0 SSD and support for PCIe 4.0 drives for faster read / write speeds. This means that you’ll be able to enjoy most of your favorite PC games on-the-go, even the multiplayer model if Wi-Fi is available.
James Hobson, better known as The Hacksmith online, has built the world’s first retractable lightsaber. It was modeled after the ones used by Jedi Knights, attached to tanks of liquid propane gas and oxygen gas to create the high level of heat required to make the plasma beam. Once turned on, the beam heats up to an immense 2,204 °C (4,000°F), meaning it can slice through just about anything. The colors of the beam can be manipulated with different kinds of salts infused with the heat.
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Let’s face it, Tesla vehicles are great, but you can’t drive them on sidewalks nor on trails. What if Elon Musk were to develop an all-electric bicycle? Introducing the Tesla Model B. Not only is it environmentally friendly, easy to park, and low cost to run, it has an autopilot function as well. That’s right, it comes equipped with ultrasonic sensors as well as LiDAR that detect other bikes, cars, potholes, bumps, etc., so you can ride hands-free without having to worry.
Holographic displays have been around for quite some time, and it’s basically one that utilizes light diffraction to create a virtual three-dimensional image. Unlike standard 3D displays, they do not require you to wear any special glasses or external equipment to see the image. Samsung has taken this to the next level with their slim-panel holographic 4K display prototype. This cutting edge model can be viewed from various angles and outputs images in 4K resolution.
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Film buffs are most likely very familiar with Alien, a science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott that follows the crew of the commercial space tug Nostromo. It is there where they encounter the eponymous Alien, an extremely dangerous extraterrestrial set loose on the spaceship. Luis Nostromo from Barcelona loves the films so much that he has transformed his apartment into a spaceship-like museum themed after the franchise.