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Honda V4 Motorcycle Concept

Powered by the Honda V4 engine, which was originally used in the 1980s on Honda motorcycles, this new concept from Honda suggests that the automaker might be bringing it back in a new bike. Check out those sweet curves and bodacious rims. Actually, it’ll probably never see the light of day considering Honda commissioned it to commemorate the 30th anniversary ...

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Maybach Landaulet Costs $1.4 Million

For those of you not familiar with Maybach, it’s an extreme luxury car produced by Daimler/Mercedes that’s designed for the wealthiest of people. The latest model, the Landaulet, was announced last year and will now be available for order since the car is hand-built. At $1.4 million, you’ll discover that it’s one of the most expensive cars on the planet. ...

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Sony’s Newest eReader: The PRS-700

Rid yourself of the burden of carrying multiple books with an eReader. It just so happens that Sony’s latest digital reader is its best yet. This new model, the PRS-700, weighs only 10 ounces and features a touchscreen for easy transition from chapter to chapter. Sony’s also added LED backlights on the sides of the 6″ screen, so you won’t ...

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Four Doors of Fury: Lamborghini Estoque

Until I see one on the road, I won’t believe it. Apparently Lamborghini has gone soft with its latest offering, the four door Estoque. This is the premier entourage vehicle or family car for a WASPy outing in the Hamptons. Under the hood you’ll find a turbocharged V8 engine or a V8 with a hybrid module and a turbo diesel ...

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DIY: Mini Segway

Think you can ride a Segway? Sure, it might look easy – until you fall. For those not skilled in the ways of a normal-sized Segway, perhaps a mini Segway would be more to your liking. This DIY project found on the Arduino.cc forums was posted by user Arduino.poet whose created this mini-Segway which has no practical purpose but does ...

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Delta 7 Sports Ascend Bicycle

Those of you trying to get an edge over Lance Armstrong should look no further. Delta 7 Sports’ new Ascend road bike is quite the work of art. Using intertwined carbon fiber that resembles that of a wicker basket, the Ascend is one of the lightest bikes if not the lightest road bike on the planet. The frame weighs a ...

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Gearfuse’s Euro Trip

What up everybody. This cool Lego creation is a model of Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport that I spotted when I landed in Europe yesterday morning. Thanks to the folks at Eurail and various tourism ministries, I’m here on a ten day trip through Portugal, Spain, and Amsterdam. While I’m traveling, in addition to all the regular Gearfuse goodness, expect weekend updates ...

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LEGO Lino

I love the coloring on this LEGO car from Lino Martins. Very intricate, very pleasing on the eyes. Yes? Link [via]

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Fusion Man Makes It Across The English Channel

Remember the Swiss Fusion Man Yves Rossy who attempted to cross the English channel in his jet powered wing suit? Well, he made it. Rossy is the first person to ever fly between France and England with a jetpack strapped to his back. This historic flight took only 10 minutes as the “Fusion Man” flew at speeds of up to ...

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Air Bag Demolition

It’s basic knowledge that the air bag in your car exerts tremendous force when it’s deployed. Now what if you took said air bag, put it in a refrigerator and wired it to go off when you plug it in? Take a look and find out. Watch the whole thing. When the dude goes to remove the air bag from ...

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