Like all bikes from Hamburg, Germany-based builder Axel Budde, this Guzzi café racer is a one off. Aside from that rebuilt V11 motor, just about every other part on the bike is custom, handmade or re-purposed from a treasure chest of 80s Italian parts. The balanced silhouette, power, and undeniable appeal of this bike beg the question: Why don’t any new bikes look this cool? Source
The idea of a vacation in outer space is pretty exciting. Even with a price tag of $155 million, there are plenty of earthlings who will get in line for a round-trip ticket to the moon with commercial aerospace outfit Excalibur Almaz. But read the fine print and you’ll learn that your moon vessel is a used, Soviet-era spaceship. You think that could be a deal breaker?
If you’re not fast on the draw, that guy who drops his kids off at school in a spotless Land Rover fitted with Super Swampers, a snorkel exhaust, and a bumper winch will beat you onto the waiting list for this new Rover x Bowler road-legal rally rig. Bowler is a British rally car maker that has teamed up with Rover to create the new supercharged EXR S. Here’s the deal: 550 hp, roll cage, leather interior. In other words, perfect for Dakar or dad duty.
During a power outage your gas-powered generator starts guzzling gas but what if it runs out before power is restored? With no electricity, gas station pumps don’t work. Here’s a solar solution. SOS in a box is a self-contained solar-powered generator that will produce crucial power for your household long after the gas runs out.
Aston Martin calls the One-77 the most elegant, sophisticated, and powerful car they’ve ever built. While they were at it, they had Factor Bikes develop a roadbike equally as amazing. The One-77 Cycle is being touted as the world’s most technologically advanced bicycle with technology borrowed from F-1, LeMans, and Moto GP design. They’re only building 77 of these supercycles, don’t lag if you want one.
If you woke up this morning and said to yourself, “Screw my job, I’m quitting to start my own brewery,” you could be in business sooner than you ever imagined. This automated, computer-controlled brewing system includes everything needed to transform you from a job-quitter to a professional brewmeister overnight.
Aston Martin’s latest hand-built thoroughbred is called the Vanquish. Its 183 mile-per-hour 6-liter, V12 power plant enables it to vanquish the competition but this car is really all about elegance & luxury. Bold, flowing body lines; carbon fiber trims, an advanced “infotainment” system and an interior hand-stitched from seven full leather hides, leaves no question that this is truly a GT worthy of the legendary Aston Martin emblem.
The term disposable income was coined for stuff like this. It’s a 1:6 scale Hughes MD 500 helicopter but it’s not an RC toy you can fly. It’s a ceiling fan with carbon fiber blades designed by Italian artist Raffaele Iannello.
So it looks like some sort of luxury life raft and in a way it is. If you live to barbecue. It’s a real boat with a built-in BBQ designed for dining with up to 10 adults and powered by an electric motor. The threat of having to swim ashore will keep your dinner guests on their best behavior during your cruise.
Apple just keeps dropping bombs: The next-gen MacBook Pro launched today. Apple’s VP Phil Schiller called the new laptop ‘without a doubt the very best computer that we’ve ever built.’ It’s got a super-sharp Retina display with a 2880 x 1800 resolution, it measures just 0.71-inches thick and weighs 4.46 pounds. The new display delivers higher contrast plus improved viewing angles and reduced glare. 7-hour battery life with 30-day standby. Other specs include 16GB of RAM, NVIDIA Kepler GT 650M graphics, optional 2.7GHz Core i7 processor, & up to 768GB of SSD storage. It is shipping right now.