A Dutch company called Mars One is putting together a plan to offer one-way trips to Mars for people who want to become permanent members of a settlement they say they’ll build on the red planet. The first 7-month, one-way flight is scheduled for 2023. Ignoring serious technical questions, Mars One’s founder is pitching the concept as an “enormous media event” to fund his ambitious trip.
For every cold quinoa, fennel, and lemon salad or nonfat Greek yogurt you eat to please your lady, you should redeem your manhood by eating something like good ol’ Texas chili Frito pie. It’s classic dude food. Yes, unfortunately it’s the nutritional equivalent of chugging a cup of warm bacon grease, but, come to think of it, the grease could be another one of your ‘revenge’ foods.
Have you ever seen anyone playing a plastic violin? How about a polycarbonate acoustic guitar? Didn’t think so. That’s because the sound-producing qualities of wood are better. Now you can experience the warm tones and sonic clarity of (recycled) wood in your earbuds. Sound good?
GoPro keeps making it easier for you to be a one-man show. Their latest trick: the Wi-Fi BacPac & Wi-Fi Remote Combo Kit. Now you can control multiple GoPro cameras remotely from your phone, tablet or their included waterproof remote.
If there’s one thing cool about this shameless Reebok x Marvel Comics collabo it’s that even if you’re not a creepy adult comic book fanatic, you might still wear the shoes. The Marvel collection includes 10 styles, both new and classic designs in superhero colorways with custom Marvel details. Availability not yet announced. Source
It’s always a freak show, but this year’s Comic-Con in San Diego will be infested with zombies. And we’re not talking about the goth teens waiting in line to meet Twilight stars. Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead graphic novel series, will be hosting a zombie obstacle course in the downtown arena, Petco Park. The Walking Dead Escape, will transform the park into a post-apocalyptic wasteland allowing fans to immerse themselves in the fight for survival in a zombie zone. All participants will receive an exclusive, special edition 100th issue of The Walking Dead.
Mophie exploded on the scene with their battery-life doubling Juice Pack case & now they’re offering a rugged upgrade. The Juice Pack Pro is a steroid-pimped case that’s splash, sand, and impact proof. It also comes with that cool belt clip you’ve been fiending for.
Some people love pushing a mower around the yard – others hate it. If you lean towards the latter, let John Deere do it for you. The Tango E5 is their newest fully automatic electric mower. While you have a Saturday that actually feels like a day off, the E5 will mow everything inside the boundary wire without ever getting cranky or rifling down a 6-pack in the mid-day sun. Available in Europe. Why Europe first, John?
The original Wii gaming console was awesome because, among other things, it got grandma off the couch and up dancing. And with the upcoming release of the next-gen Wii U, a system Nintendo is calling a “Swiss Army Knife” for games, things are gonna get even wilder. There are few concrete details but we know 20+ new games are in development.
We may be fans, but some would argue that almost every vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz lineup is a snore; just luxuriously dull. But notice we said almost. When M-B drops something like the SLS AMG GT with nearly 600 horses, a dual clutch 7-speed, and butterfly doors, you forget about all their mundane models.