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Live off the grid in this tiny, portable egg-shaped house (Tomorrow Daily 184)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley wonder where they'd live in the futuristic Ecocapsule, watch a Formula Drift driver steer a real car while using a VR headset and chuckle at the absurdity of a fast food paper tray with a built-in bluetooth keyboard.

Happy Wednesday! Check out the Ecocapsule on our show today; it's a tiny portable home you can travel around the world in, with off-the-grid capabilities like solar power and rainwater catching. Sure, you'll be living in what amounts to a gigantic egg, but there's something really appealing about escaping the modern trappings of life and seeing the world in a wholly new way.

Our second story today is insane, and involves a Formula Drift driver, a real car and racetrack, and an Oculus headset. It's a Titanium Trial from Castrol, but even though it's a promotional video, we're impressed with the concept and the driver's skills. Can you imagine making a souped up drift car into a game controller? Because that's exactly what Castrol did.

Lastly, we have a chuckle at a crazy little fast food paper tray with a built-in bluetooth keyboard. You won't have to worry about getting fried chicken grease on your smartphone screen if you visit these German KFC locations, even though we think an entire restaurant full of people typing into their trays would look super weird.

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Here are some links and notes for all the things on the show today:

  • Ecocapsule is off-the-grid capable, shaped like an egg
  • Castrol Titanium Trial puts a Formula Drift driver into a real car while he uses Oculus VR
  • Typing Tray at German KFC locations has a bluetooth keyboard onboard
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