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The Need For Speed: Bluetooth Steering Wheel

When driving in New Jersey, you’ll notice one thing: no driver follows the cellphone law. I try to, but I usually find fiddling with a headset and a phone much more distracting than operating just the phone itself. New Jersey is not the garden state, it’s the motor state. It has more drivers than any other state and many of ...

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The Lumbering Contraption Of Nose Picking

In light of this coming Sunday’s Handcar Regatta, a race of human-powered rail-track creations, the team over at Almost Scientific have created a ginormous 10 feet tall 10 feet wide hamster wheel they’re calling the Lumbering Contraption. What purpose does it serve? Well, it controls a slew of doohickeys that mobilize a giant nose picking machine. Weird, right? If only ...

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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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LiveLuggage Makes Transporting Entire Wardrobe An Ease

No one likes hauling ridiculously heavy bags around the airport. LiveLuggage’s Power Assisted series uses a special wheel to make your traveling a heck of a lot more lightweight. This luggage is designed to distribute 85% of the total weight directly upon the wheels, making you feel you’re only carrying a fraction of it. The intelligent torque control powers the ...

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The ‘360’ With No Games, Just Style

Combining surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding, designer Francesco Sommacal has come up with the mother of extreme sports. Winner of the 2007 Volvo Sportdesign Concept Award, the “360” is the all-in-one sports activity. Not to be confused with the Xbox 360, the 360’s ‘board’ has the users feet rest on a platform/slot in the center of the wheel as opposed to ...

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Monowheel Is The Next Gen Unicycle

A typical unicycle is a one wheeled vehicle, where you can usually spy the driver of the said vehicle positioned on-top of the single wheel, flopping around like a trained circus performer. It’s time for a unicycle revolution! And the Monowheel delivers on all counts. Instead of riding atop of a wheel, the Monocycle puts the driver inside of the ...

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Takata Steering Wheel Points You In The Right Direction

Most GPS units either come in the form of dashboard attachments or separate displays. The Takata CSW Steering Wheels teams up with GPS company Navigon to incorporate GPS interaction right into the display on the luxury wheel. The Takata wheel sits in sync with your entire car, attuned with most aspects, including your speed and gyros, which also works in ...

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USB Privacy Mouse Hides Porn, Money Laundering Evidence

Most guys under oath wouldn’t even admit to looking at porn at the office, but it happens. We know it happens. It’s one of those don’t ask, don’t tell type of things. No matter how many people there are who look at porn, or who are just plain goofing off on company time, there is always the risk that you ...

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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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