Summer is just around the corner and it's super important to keep our pets cool when temperatures start to rise. Keep your pet cool, entertained and (most importantly) safe with these fun summer accessories.
Like so many things in our lives right now, stock photography is being revolutionized by artificial intelligence. This technology is so advanced that it can create completely realistic pictures of people. Generated Photos is a company that has AI generated 100,000 images of peoples faces, of all ages and ethnicities, and they're all available for downloading and use on Google Drive. Some of the photos are impossible to tell apart from real people.
But, advanced as it is, the AI making these faces still has it's flaws and sometimes botches the photos, making the people look just wrong. In the really extreme cases, the AI has created weird hats (for want of a better word) on these really happy people. And they are hilarious. Bless the AI for trying it's best, but these photos will make you ask "Why? Just why?. It seems that photographers don't have to worry about losing their jobs to AI just yet.
It’s time to step your game up, Yankee Candle, because Colonel Sanders is calling you out.
KFC has just released a super-limited scented candle, and the only way to get one is to win it. The contest, which is being run by KFC New Zealand, asks contestants to submit ideas for different KFC merchandise.
The candle was suggested by Shiz Inari, a New Zealander, who is now one of the lucky few to get the candle.
Unfortunately, we still can’t make our houses smell like the Colonel’s secret blend of 11 herbs and spiced because the contest is still going on. Contest winners receive the candle by entering the contest. Simply submit a suggestion and your entered.
According to Mashable, this isn’t the first time someone has made KFC-scented candles. “In 2015, giftware company Kentucky for Kentucky released a Double Down sandwich scented candle. It seems the world can't get enough of that finger-lickin' fried chicken scent.”
Finally, a candle that makes you constantly hungry. Arteries are going to hate this.
Ever want to chuck your GoPro to get good aerial shots but don't have the right foam padding not to break it? Enter AER.
Their new invention--basically a giant Nerf arrow around a GoPro--makes it possible.
The videos sound like they wouldn't be worth seeing, but are surprisingly action-packed little bits of fun. I especially like the parts where it looks like you'll run smack into someone at the end of each one:
Pick yours up here.
Parrot's new Disco drone is now for sale!
The drone has impressive new specs for the market:
-Removable wings that resemble a hawk in flight:
-Ultralight, 725 g (1.6 lb)
-Made from expanded polypropylene
-Extended 45-minute flight time (compared to the 20 to 25 minutes most drones run)
-Speeds up to 50 mph (80 km/h), killing average 37 mph (60 km/h) drone speeds
-First-person view (FPV) capability, where a nose-camera live streams the drone's view back to a set of virtual reality goggles
Grab it here for just under $1,300, just don't fall down a mountain in those goggles.
Toasteroid has a Kickstarter for their toaster that allows you to create pictures or send messages on your toast, from both remotely or nearby!
The possibilities of sending secret messages to your travelling latchkey Father are super exciting, as depicted by the girl from their Kickstarter video:
It works like this:
...and allows you to nag from near or far:
To be fair, it looks really cool:
So at $98,000+ already raised, toasts all around!