Transportation

No Exit

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A teenager who fell to his death from the wheel well of a Boston-bound airliner furnishes an example of a rarity in our time: a truly outrageous act.

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Lightsicle

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Renowned motorcycle builders create a real-life version of the Tron light cycle. It's sleek, it's masterfully builtand it's a pale reflection of the preternatural awesomeness of the 1982 movie's original.

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Green endurance: electric race car goes the distance

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The SRZero goes from 0 to 60 in fewer than seven seconds. But this power doesnt come from stepping on the gasthe race-ready automobile runs on electricity. And in a coup for green technology, tomorrow the car will reach Ushuaia, Argentina and the end of a 16,000-mile journey from Prudhoe Bay in Alaska.

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Life-Size Ferrari V12 Engine Crafted Out of Wood, Available on eBay

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An Australian carpenter-cabinetmaker took his talents to the automotive world with his custom DIY Ferrari V12 engine which is completely made out of carved wood. Weighing around 55 lbs, the wooden V12 is an exact replica of the actual Ferrari engine, down to every last wooden spark plug. Of course, the engine is not functional, so don’t try to strap ...

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Real-Life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Van

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Are you down with TMNT? Yeah, you know me. 23-year-old geekette Brittney Schneck transformed her 1994 Dodge Caravan into a real-life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles van, which I expect she’ll be using to retrieve lots and lots of pizza take-out. Schneck hand-painted and stenciled the exterior colors and fabricated the ray gun, spoiler and other add-ons from scratch, but the ...

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