Transportation

NoPattern Skate Decks

Colors and vectors and shapes, oh my! Chuck Anderson’s creations for NoPattern’s decks are incredible. Looking more like vector-based wallpaper for your computer than a skateboard deck, Anderson clearly pulled out the big guns for this series. At $55, they’re priced to move and will most likely sell out unless you hop all over ’em like a jackrabbit. Just don’t ...

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Double-Sized DIY Bike

While out grabbing coffee this afternoon I spotted this crazy double-sized DIY bicycle. It’s made with two separate bike frames welded together and joined in front by a metal bar. The pedals actually work, but I can’t imagine why anyone would want to ride this thing– it seems like a horribly unsafe way to get around. Maybe it gives you ...

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The 300 mpg Smart ForTwo

Smart, that lovely micro car company that everyone adores, is currently working on an all-electric version of the Smart ForTwo called the Smart Ed in London. While that’s all fine and dandy, just wait till you get a load of some of these numbers that Smart has put out during testing. An 8-hour charge gets up to 72 miles of ...

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Public Service Announcement On The Go

You don’t need a DJ Mobile to be able to make public announcements over a loud speaker. Take a look at this briefcase. It’s transportable and it’s got a built-in sound system that includes a 20-watt amplifier and 4″ speakers. While it may not have a toilet inside of it like the Gotta Go Briefcase, it’s got the next best ...

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Those Speakers Won’t Make Your Car Go Faster

If your neighbors piss you off or if you’re just an angry, bitter soul who wants to watch the world burn, then why not blast loud and obnoxious music to annoy everyone as you drive around the block? This mobile multichannel speaker car is every DJ’s wet dream. Can you imagine pulling up to the Minitek Electronic Music festival in ...

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LG’s Latest Portable DVD Player

LG makes every product under the sun. You name it, LG probably mass produces it. LG also enjoys marketing bizarre combination of electronic equipment. Take this 8″ portable DVD player, the LG DP889. Little excessive on the numbers, don’t you think? Well, this portable DVD player not only works as a normal CD player but it also happens to be ...

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Those Duke Boys Are At It Again!

Using around 4,500 model cars, James Ford completed this two-year project last year. Turning a tan colored Capri into the famous General Lee car from the Dukes of Hazzard, it was selected for several different creative networks, including 4C, a showcase of the best young visual artists around. Looks like those Duke boys are at it again. Just the good ...

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Bethesda’s Post Apocalyptic Airstream Motor Home Gets Donated

One of the more interesting booths on the Penny Arcade Expo show floor was Bethesda’s Fallout 3 homage. An Airstream motor home on a patch of faux grass decorated the center of Bethesda’s show room floor, along with a central booth filled with mannequins modeled after playable characters in the game. The Airstream motor home was completely gutted and refitted ...

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Dude Makes Full Size Star Wars Landspeeder In His Garage

Daniel Deutsch made a lifesize working replica of the Star Wars landspeeder. Deutsch’s masterpiece is 1:1 scale and was built with “a custom aluminum chassis, fiberglass body, and an electric drive system that hits lightspeed at 25 mph.” It is driveable, but there’s no word on whether or not this landspeeder is street legal. Even if it’s only able to ...

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World’s Deepest Diving Submarine Gets a $50 Million Makeover

Alvin, the submarine operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, has been used since 1964, but it’s finally getting an upgrade. Currently, Alvin can dive down to a maximum depth of 2.8 miles, but new replacement, which is costing $50 million to build, will be able to go over four miles underwater. With the added distance Alvin can ...

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