Transportation

The Monster Truck Of Segways

If customizing your Segway’s frame wasn’t hardcore enough for you, I’ve got a whole new idea for all of you Seg-fans (but not so much her.) This ultra-custom Segway adds two feet of wheels on either side of the device, effectively creating what I am calling, the “Monster Truck Of Segways”. — Andrew Dobrow Link [via]

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Remote Control Hummer For Snobby Rich Kids Who Thought They Had It All

From the inflatable to the perverted, we’ve seen it all when it comes to R/C powered toys. But what about for that one rich snobby bastard kid in every city who seems to have it all? The Remote Controlled Hummer is probably not something that little brat got under their Christmas tree last year. Yes, it is a full sized ...

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Car Bombing Turns Artsy

While we were never under the assumption that car bombing could be demonstrated cinematically as an art form, we have been proven wrong. The “I Want To Believe” exhibition from artist Cai Guo-Qiang at the Guggenheim Museum in New York displays 9 suspended cars, sequencing the movements of a car bombing. Enhanced with a spectacle of lit strands and a ...

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Aquaduct Tones Your Legs And Provides Safe Water

Designed for countries where collecting water entails a long trip to the nearest water source, which might not even be safe drinkable water. Aquaduct provides a bicycle for transportation from water source to home, while also providing water filtration simultaneously. Aquaduct provides a water tank over the rear axle of the bike’s wheels. As you pedal, water gets pumped through ...

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Who You Gonna Call? The Suburu Outback Ecto-1

Ghostbusters might not be the typical American classic film (especially since the stars of the movie are predominantly Canadian), but certain elements of the picture have built up cult status in the geek community. The Ecto-1 Ghostbusters-mobile is one the props that sticks out in my mind when I think of the movie. A member from the NASIOC forums (North ...

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Jet Powered Minivan: Soccer Moms Are Just Getting Desperate

Rule one of being a soccer mom: get the carpool to practice on time. If you fail at that, you just aren’t a true soccer mom. The Jet Turbine Powered Minivan not only gets your kids to practice on time, but most likely gets them there a few hours early while incinerating all of the cars which fall behind in ...

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The Suntory Mermaid II Wave Powered Boat

You can’t say the Earth doesn’t contain enough water. Nope there is more than enough of that for sure. So why are we not using it more? Especially for sea-going vessels. The Suntory Mermaid II is a boat that uses something waves to provide it the energy it needs to move. Being touted as the greenest nautical power source since ...

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Topsy-Turvy School Bus Turns Child’s Life Inside Out

I don’t know about you, but if I was still in elementary school, and one day a bus like this came to pick me up, I would flip the fuck out! The Topsy-Turvy Bus defies the laws of reality by offering a mirror image of itself, on top of….itself. At least if this bus were to flip over in an ...

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EMBRIO: A Unicycle With A Motor

Unicycles aren’t commonly used unless you fall into a certain demographic. Usually 17-year-old dice-rollers (and we don’t mean gambling.) The EMBRIO Advanced Concept takes the unicycle to the year 2025, when even one-wheeled transportation can be sexy. EMBRIO uses sensors and gyroscopes to balance up to two passengers on a large single wheel, using the two smaller “landing gear” wheels ...

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