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Nest Hello Smart Doorbell – Coming Q1 of 2018

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CNet took a sneak peak at a recent trade show of the upcoming smart doorbell offering from Nest, the same company that makes the popular Nest Thermostat.  Nest, who was acquired by Google back in January 2014, also offers security cameras and a smoke/co alarm in their product offerings.  They also have an upcoming home security alarm system coming out soon as well.

You can check out more on the Smart Doorbell on Nest’s Hello Doorbell Overview page.

Robbie Maddison’s Pipe Dream – Motocross Dirt Biking the Tahiti Waves

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CNN also interviewed Robbie and got a little more information on how the behind the scenes of what went into making the video clip:

Aero T-Rex 3S from Anibal Automotive

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The Aero T-Rex 3S is a 3-wheeled vehicle body kit by Anibal Automotive. The standard T-Rex is built by Campagna Motors, you can see the Aero 3S specific site as well.

Pismo Beach Huckfest

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Getting sideways after launching a 169 feet into the air!

Racer Engineering Sandrail

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This claims to be the fastest race car ever to set rubber onto the Glamis sand dunes, who are we to argue?!?!

Tesla Solar Tiles

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A report by Bloomberg on Tesla’s solar tiles, a technology they attained through the acquisition of Solar City.  They are apparently already on backorder, but it will be interesting to see first-hand customer reviews as they start to roll these out of the factories.

Rock “Bouncers” Taking on the Leap of Faith at Rush Offroad

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I’ve heard of rock crawlers before, but this is the first I’ve seen rock bouncers – the name definitely seems to make sense though, rather than crawl, these guys are full throttle and ready to bounce if needed.

Nearly Silent Off-Road Racing – EV West’s Electric Baja Bug

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This was first posted 4 years ago, but EV West built the first all electric baja race car. In this video them stayed away from any background music so you can hear just how quiet the electric motor of this race vehicle is.

Ripsaw EV2 Luxury Tank

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The Ripsaw EV2 Luxury Tank easily handling the cold snow blanketing environments and frozen lakes.

Shipping Container Homes

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Whether people are looking for a more environmentally friendly alternative to building a house, looking to reduce their carbon footprint with a smaller house, or building a large luxury home, shipping containers have been used in all sorts of varying house designs.