The LEGO Technic Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51” celebrated a milestone as being the company’s first model to take on the legendary Modena circuit in Italy. This was achieved by installing a brick version of the supercar on a real Ferrari 488 GTE, driven by Giancarlo Fisichella, Ferrari Competizioni GT’s official driver.
Lazzarini Design Studio has always thought out of the box, and their latest project is no exception. Introducting Straosfera, a futuristic transportation pod that can travel on both the water and in the skies. When in Aquatica mode, this carbon fiber sphere of sorts glides along the surface with its two passengers comfortably inside, while the batteries are safely located inside the extendable foil.
Ferrari’s SF90 Stradale looks great in any color, as this open-top, mid-engine PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) supercar was released to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Scuderia Ferrari racing team. One auto enthusiast decided that it wasn’t quite stealthy enough. So, they covered it in Vantablack, one of the world’s darkest substances.
Photo credit: Nile Red
Transparent wood may not be new, but researchers are continually advancing the material, whether it be scientists at Sweden’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology or biochemist Nile Red. The latter of whom attempted to fabricate the material a few years ago, but it never really turned out the way he wanted, that is until…now.
The original Nintendo Game Boy, an 8-bit handheld console. was first released in Japan on April 21, 1989 before making its way to North America, three months later on July 31, 1989. This device features a green dot-matrix screen with adjustable contrast dial, five control buttons, a single speaker with adjustable volume dial, and a game cartridge slot. What happens when you supersize it? You get the Game Man of course.