Transportation

Concept car looks like a reverse tricycle

Here’s a really cool looking concept car made by a pure amateur found on Coroflot portfolios. The car doesn’t have a name or any specs, but the design was eye-catching enough to encourage us to reveal him to the public. Matus Prochaczka has a passion for automobile design and this concept car shows the passion to be one he works ...

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Hydrocar PEM Fuel Cell Car Toy educates about gas

We say toy, because it’s not a drivable vehicle. We don’t mean this is for the kiddies. The Hydrocar Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) fuel car is a toy car for the environmentally aware adult. The hydrogen energy revolution is making a gigantic boom in the tech marketplace and will probably be a large part of our lives as time moves ...

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Samuel L. Jackson stars in “Wii’s On A Cruise”

First, they brought you Snakes on a Plane. Now, coming to a Norwegian Cruise near you, the Wii is attacking. But in all seriousness this is pretty cool. Norwegian Cruise Line has just announced that the Wii will be available on all of their ships within the next few months. The consoles will be equipped with Wii Sports, Wii Play, ...

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Parrot 3200 LS-COLOR PLUS car kit

The popular 3200 series from Parrot just got a new car kit added to its line-up. The Parrot LS-COLOR PLUS kit is a full-featured in-car sync for your gadgets. It can join hands with up to 5 different phones and can store up to 1,000 contacts. It can support 150 voice tags for true voice recognition control for easy and ...

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Be a rocket man with a Rocket Belt

Elton John knew what he was talking about. Now any rich man can be a rocket man with the help of the Rocket Belt. For $250,000 you can own your own George Jetson style Rocket Belt with a bunch of fringe benefits. Just don’t forget to “pack your bags that night, pre-flight”. Along with having a custom made Rocket Belt ...

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A commercial jet that will get you from D.C. to Tokyo in 2 hours

We all hate long flights. We always wind up sitting next to the vomiting baby whose parents are those people you’ve heard about that need more than one seat to fit comfortably, yet only pay for one, slyly overflowing into your seat. Hypersonic jets might one day make those torturous 20-hour flights pleasant 2-hour jump. Hypersonic jets soar faster then ...

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Automated License Plate Recognition makes traffic violators tremble with fear

Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) from PIPS Technology is preparing for wide scale use among law enforcement agencies through the nation. ALPR is expected to raise the efficiency of cops many times over. The ALPR mounted camera can recognize up to 3000 license plates an hour. Until now, only a task Arnold Schwarzenegger could accomplish. As police patrol their district, ...

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Retro Rewind: The 1924 electric car

If you’re reading this, odds are that you weren’t alive to see how early of a jump people got on creating environmentally friendly cars. The pictured article was published in the April 1924 issue of Popular Mechanics. While the motive behind the article was most likely for sales reasons and a certain “cool” factor and not for the post-discovered global ...

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Motorized Rollerblades: Gets you from point A to point B

Here’s a cool little mod we found while surfing the waves of tubes. Ross from Random Good Stuff won these cool Motorized Rollerblades on eBay for only AU$100. Here are the specs of these hacked wheels (the curious and maybe subliminal numbering of the list hereafter is not our creation, but the source’s): 1) Engine: Two-Stroke, 25.65cc,HUASHENG engine (The best ...

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