Design

Dec 242013
 

Handmade Meteorite, Dinosaur Bone and Titanium Ring
Gold, platinum, silver sets pale when compared to the rarity of the materials used to create this custom piece of hand jewelry! – also check the Titanium & Wood Wedgewood Rings.
Handmade of titanium with fossilized dinosaur bone, meteorite and Mokume Gane pinstripes inlays, this cool ring is a unique piece of jewelry designed to help you make a real fashion statement. All materials are chosen with care and, due to their scarcity, each item is unique.

The rings can be customized and come sin a variety of sizes ranging from 4 to 16.

$858 | BUY NOW
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Dec 212013
 

Air-Powered Life Size Lego Car
Here’s a cool project I couldn’t pass by and not feature on CoolPile.com!
The Real Life Lego HotRod is a super cool project by Raul Oaida and Steve Sammartino. The car is fully functional, is powered by a compressed air engine with 256 pistons (all made by Lego pieces!!!), it reaches 20-30 km/h (that’s about 15-20 mph) and is completely build of Lego blocks. The project took 18 months of work, with 12 of those focused on building the car!

Check out the vid for more details and let me know your take in the comments!

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Dec 192013
 

iXoost iPhone Dock For The Cars Obsessed Snobs

Are you car obsessed, in love with your iPhone and have a huge pile of money to spend on a smartphone dock?
You’re at the right place! I have you covered …. And, if you’d unload that pile of money and buy an iXoost, I am sure you’ll go nuts after the $270k Flying car, the $50k Submarine Convertible Speedster and the 6×6 Mercedes G Class Desert Beast!

The iXoost is a cool iPhone dock speaker set handmade in Italy. The speakers dock features 140W subwoofers, are designed as engine manifolds and car exhaust systems and come in V8, V10 and V12 configurations with prices ranging between $6,800 and $9,300 US.

Don’t you dare commenting on this … I know what you wanna say … 🙂

$6,800+ | BUY NOW
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Dec 182013
 

Batman Motorcycle Helmet - DOT Approved

The Batman Motorcycle Helmet helps you ride the wind as you favorite Superhero, the Dark Knight rides the streets of Gotham! – also check the Spiderman Motorcycle Helmet and the Predator Motorcycle Helmet.

The Batman head protector is based on the classic GMAX GM48s full face helmet, is DOT approved and features a lightweight high-tech Thermo-Plastic Poly Alloy shell designed for maximum venting and comfort. The helmet sports multiple top, side and rear venting systems which allow a good aeration reducing at maximum fogging and skin sweating.

The Batman-like top addons are soft and and flexible and, in case of an accident, do not interfere in any way with the the helmet’s safety features.

$325 | BUY NOW
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Dec 152013
 

Andreas Bergerforth's Thunderbike Unbreakable Harley Davidson Sign Showcase
The Thunderbike Unbreakable it’s an astonishing piece of custom bike German engineering. Built by Andreas Bergerforth Thunderbike custom motorcycle shop, the Unbreakable won the Best Custom & Best in Show at Arneitz and the 1st Place at the European Bike Week in Faak, both in Austria – also check these cool customs we featured earlier – Triumph Speed Racer, the Choppershotz 1982 Yamaha Virago and the Zero Engineering Type 9 Motorcycle.

Other than the super cool design, the Thunderbike Unbreakable comes with a dual 340mm rotors 26″ front wheel, a 260mm Buel rotor rear wheel, is powered by a 110cui 100 HP Screamin’ Eagle EFI H-D engine mated to a 6-speed H-D transmission and a NH-power clutch. It took the German shop 6 months of work to manually design and manufacture all the bike’s parts and complete the final assembly, but we can surely say that this is one of the coolest bikes we’ve seen around.

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Dec 132013
 

Sony DSC-QX100 - The Attachable Lens That Will Transform Your Smartphone Into A Pro Photo Camera

While gadgets like the Izzi Orbit, Snapzoom or the Clip-On Smartphone Lenses are designed to improve your Android or iPhone photo capabilities, you need something more serious if you want to use your smartphone for PRO photography!

Yeap … you’ve heard me well – use your smartphone for PRO photography! And here’s how to do it: the Sony DSC-QX100!
The DSC-QX100 is an universal attachable lens-like camera which hooks up to your smartphone, connects to it via NFC or WI-FI and allows DSLR quality picture shooting. The gadgets is not a lens which will improve your smartphone’s native photo capabilities, but a stand-alone camera which uses your smartphone only to display, adjust and setup the pics it takes.

From a technical point of view, the Sony DSC-QX100 takes DSLR beautiful 20MP pictures, features 3.6X optical zoom via the F1.8 Carl Zeiss lens, 30p HD video recording, 1″ large Exmor R® CMOS sensor for high quality low-light picture shooting, NFC, Wi-Fi connectivity and the possibility to save the recorded media to the internal memory or to the smartphone-s memory.

$498 | BUY NOW

 

Dec 112013
 

Slate MobileAirDesk - The Wooden Lap Desk To Help You Work In Comfort
Made by iSkelter, the creators of the Desktop Caddy and the Chisel 5 iPhone Bamboo Dock, the Mobile AirDesk Slate allows you to work (or even better – to play!) from the comfort of your couch.

Not that this was not possible before (check the ergonomic bed laptop stand, the Lounge-Wood and the Ecofanpro Bamboo Laptop Stand we featured earlier) … But the Mobile AirDesk brings the couch-work to the next level. The slate is made of ultra-light and strong premium bamboo and features an air ventilation system to keep your laptop from heating, a special designed space for using a mouse, a note book or a post-it pad and a smartphone/tablet dock which allows you to constantly keep an eye on your mobile notifications.

The iSkelter AirDesk Slate is chiseled, hand-sanded, and polished to mirror the feeling of glass, fits laptops up to 17-in and is available for both left and right handed users.

$98 | BUY NOW
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