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  • RoboCar G: Japanese venture to sell electric robot car (videos)

    RoboCar G: Japanese venture to sell electric robot car (videos)

    We covered various products from Tokyo-based robotics venture ZMP in the past, including a mini robo car, but we never had the chance to blog about an actual robot car (from any company actually). Granted, it's just a one-seater and not really "robotic", but the so-called RoboCar G [JP], which is an electric vehicle, doesn't look too bad and might be the beginning of a new trend. Read More

  • Electrical vehicle concepts running rampant

    Electrical vehicle concepts running rampant

    Couple of things to talk about, Honda just announced that they are going to show off an electric concept vehicle, and a Hungarian company is making a concept car that's capable of splitting in to two separate vehicles. Read More

  • Moosshiqk electric motorcycle goes fast, looks silly

    Here's an interesting DIY project: Santosh apparently felt that the current generation of electric pocket bikes were just a little too large, so he built his own version. While Santosh's bike is quite small, it is capable of running at almost 10mph. Read More

  • Turn your car into a joystick

    Those crafty bastards from the Netherlands are back again with cool DIY gadgets. This time, a gentleman named Thijs Eerens has turned an old, parked car into a joystick for playing video games. He calls his invention Park To Play and it allows any car to be transformed into a joystick so that you can play titles like Tetris by turning the steering wheel and flashing the headlights. Not sure if… Read More

  • Remote Control Lawnmower

    Remote Control Lawnmower

    When kids in the midwest get bored, shift happens. Terry decided that he’d like to mold a lawnmower, RC car and wheelchair into one machine to create a remote-control lawnmower. This is what every kid who’s 15 and trying to make a buck during the summer wants. Easy, no-hassle work. You can drive it around with the remote control from the RC car. I wonder if it still requires $100 in… Read More

  • iPod Meets Cassette Deck

    iPod Meets Cassette Deck

    When you’re rollin’ on dubs in your Yukon Denali, chances are you’ll want to blast the new Young Jeezy album you pirated off Bit Torrent and on to your iPod. User JPPadula off of CarDomain modded a cassette player in his car to allow riders to plug in iPods like cassettes. Slide the iPod in and it’ll connect via an embedded firewire cable. It even comes with a… Read More

  • Release Your Inner Johnny Quest With The Hover Scooter

    Release Your Inner Johnny Quest With The Hover Scooter

    If your parents died and left you their business or you got set up with a fat trust fund and you’re still in your teens, take note! This is a post for something you might be able to afford! The Levitating Hover Scooter is a personal hovercraft vehicle that comes with a big metal bar to hang onto. You’ll need it too – the Hover Scooter can reach speeds up to 15mph thanks a… Read More

  • Amazon's Bezos Shows Off Egg-Shaped Spacecraft

    So, Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com, formed a aeronautics company called Blue Origin a few years back. They’ve been working on the ugliest personal spacecraft ever for a while. Virgin definitely has the edge on design here, but check out what Bezos’ little egg can do in the above video. I don’t see many-a-flame, do you? It only got 85-meters high though, so don’t get too… Read More