Transportation

Land Rovers Grow Up

Land Rover is coming up on its 60th anniversary and to celebrate the occasion, sculpture artist Gerry Judah has created nothing short of a masterpiece. This 34 meter-high installation at the Goodwood Festival of Speed features several, from what I can make out, Range Rovers (?) scaling the structure. The entire thing weighs an astronomical 120 tons and is on ...

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Sideways Parking Robot Car To Debut In 2011

There sure is a lot of car-related news today. Anyways, despite the automotive glut this story was too cool to pass up. Nissan’s futuristic Pivo 2, a “robot assisted” car that lets you drive backwards and even sideways will hit the road in Portugal in 2011. Sideways driving ability and robotic car controls aren’t the only futuristic feature on the ...

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San Francisco To Get Smart Parking Spaces

Not everyone wants to solve their parking problems by sacrificing their dignity and squeezing into one of those tiny urban cruiser cars. Luckily for San Francisco residents, the city is stepping in to try and help them avoid the parking crunch. As part of a $95.5 million program called SFPark, 6,000 of San Francisco’s 24,000 metered parking spaces are being ...

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Cane Promises Sights Other Canes Don’t

In our modern metrosexual-filled era, one always has to look suave. Crippled or not, walking sticks make anyone look snazzy. However, not everyone is into steampunk gear, like this gimp mask. That’s alright though, because this cane has a certain level of class to it. The telescope mounted on it is collapsible and concealable within the walking stick’s solid African ...

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Pump Air Into Your Tires And Get A Candy Bar Simultaneously

If you’re like Vince and I, competitive bikers and participators in the Tour de France, then you’ll be happy to know that the bike company Trek is pioneering the forefront in vending machines for bikes called “Trek Stop.” It’s the cycling convenience center that provides nearby stranded bikers all the needs (without the know-how) for bike repair. At the moment, ...

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Lotus Eco Elise Eats Grass, Shits Flowers

The Lotus Elise is a car known for its light weight and unique design. Now, those are all preliminary factors with the Eco Elise.�� Everything about this car circles around saving the world one step at a time. Water-based paint job? Check. Hemp, I repeat: Hemp interior? Check. Solar panels? Check. What the fuck does this car not have that’s ...

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Follow The Rabbit Concept Bike

Everyone loves to help keep the Earth clean. It lets us sleep better at night knowing we did our part for that particular day. I’m sure that Snickers wrapper you picked up and chucked in the trash can will save the ice shelf. Riding this concept bike called the Rabbit is kind of like that. Sure, you’re helping the environment ...

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Put Yourself In Indiana’s Shoes

Have you got a death wish? Much like Indiana Jones in the Temple of Doom, you can prepare to meet Kali in Hell while risking your life to cross this bridge. It’s a long way down, so it’s best to keep your eyes on the prize. The prize being arriving on the other side safe and sound. While crossing, don’t ...

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One Minus The Peugeot Plus

We enjoy the idea of concept cars. Whether they be gas-guzzling, budget crippling powerhouses or eco-friendly, self sufficient carts, we support car design ingenuity. However, the Peugeot+ is a design as goofy as its name. There is nothing “plus” about a car missing one wheel. This cicada-esque design is said to be a combination between scooter and car. So, why ...

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Volkswagen 2028 Concept Vehicles

Car companies are trying every day to get our minds off of high gas prices and onto things like alternative fuels and concept designs. Volkswagen is the latest car manufacturer to release a slew of concept renderings and this time, it’s a blast from the….future? These three vehicles are supposed to be what cars will look like in the year ...

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