Yes, you can play games on your iPad, Galaxy, Fire, or whatever other tablet you're carrying around. But if you're worried about your tablet's gaming prowess above all else, perhaps you should be carrying the Nvidia Shield Tablet. With the ridiculously powerful Tegra K1 GPU at its heart, the Shield delivers outstanding graphics performance, whether it's on the 8-inch, 1080p screen, or on a 4K television connected via mini-HDMI. Other features include an optional dedicated controller, optional LTE, up to 32GB of on-board storage, and 5 megapixel cameras in the both the front and rear.
Hardcore handymen can tell you that thermal imaging is a lifesaver for finding water and air leaks, spotting overloaded electrical connections, and many other household issues. The Flir One Thermal Imager brings this power to your iPhone 5 or 5S. This advanced add-on combines the thermal image with the photo from a military-grade night vision camera to provide outstanding picture clarity, letting you see what's hiding in plain sight, whether it be a problem in the house, an animal in the dark, or just who's putting off the most heat at the gym.
We all know that the resources on this planet are limited — in particular the resources we use to power our cars — meaning that eventually we'll have to think of a more abundant alternative. And there are few resources on this planet more abundant than salt water. The guys bringing us the Quant E-Sportlimousine Concept have figured out a way to harness the power of salt water to run four electric motors, giving this car an incredible 912 horsepower and a range of nearly 400 miles. Forget that the car is gorgeous (you'll barely be able to see it when it tops out at 235 mph) and just revel in the sheer awesomeness of a car producing that much power from seawater alone.
You care about things — that's no secret — but when was the last time you stopped to think about the stuff that actually goes into all the things around you? Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World takes materialism to a whole other level, delving deep into every little thing that makes up the stuff in our world. If you've ever wondered why glass was transparent, what makes elastic stretch, or what makes steel so hard, then this is the book for you. Written by a renowned materials scientist, you'll learn about the processes and history behind the creation of some of the world's most interesting materials, from porcelain to graphene.