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Looks Like A Garbage Truck, But Breaks Just Like a Little Apartment

This gutted UNICAT TerraCross all-terrain vehicle has been modified into a pretty slick living environment. An apartment on wheels. Sort of like an RV with attitude. While I’m not one for living on the road, I’m sure many of you who love to travel would all-but sell your soul for a mobile apartment like this. I’ll stick to my non-wheeled ...

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Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System: Wheels That Remind Us of a Pizza Pie

Dynamically Augmenting Wheel System, or DAWS, might sound like some sort of high-tech mumbo jumbo, and for the most part, it is pretty complex. The conceptually designed wheels aredivided into eight separate parts which adjust to the car’s center of gravity without losing traction. You know how motorcycle wheels sort of shift under the driver’s weight as they turn? It’s ...

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Three Sixty Table Spins Me Round and Round

If you give a mouse a cookie, he’s going to want a glass of milk. A similar saying can be said for skateboarders. If you give them parts, they will build some kind of rolling contraption out of it. In this case, the Three Sixty Table resembles a coffee table-sized lazy susan that can turn for serving. The catch? It ...

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Covini’s Six-Wheeled Sports Car

These days, cars need more of everything. More side airbags, more windows and more pistons are a good start, but if we really want to enhance a car’s performance, we need to do as Covini does and add two wheels to our cars. The Covini Six Wheeler (C6W) is a product which draws its engineering inspiration from the 1976 Tyrell ...

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Kassou Concept Wishes It Could Fly

What in the blue fuck is this thing? The strangest looking compact three wheel concept car we’ve ever seen, even stranger than the Cerva MC08. It’s called the Kassou, which means “glide” in Japanese and it’s from designer Britisher Dunderdale. It came in second place at the Car Design News Contest 2008, most likely due to it’s unique flexible rubber ...

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Hydrogen Rolling Through

We’ve seen some funky looking, eco-wary transportation devices, but the “Ozone” concept takes the cake. It would run entirely on hydrogen powered fuel cells because as we all know, gasoline just isn’t cutting it anymore. The cabin of the vehicle is encased between two giant wheels that are controlled by two separate electric motors powered by the fuel cells. I ...

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Feeling Antsy In Your Pants?

The Webble by BriteObjects is the world’s first active footrest. Perfect for anyone who can’t keep their legs still. A great exercise device for anyone spending a prolonged time in front of a computer. The cushioning is made up of a mesh membrane to add comfort and support to your legs while a set of casters at the bottom of ...

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The Walking Bike Offers A Helping Foot

Environmentalists will tell you that there are only two proper ways to get around in these days of global warming; bike riding and walking. Why not bound these two transportation methods into one? The Walking Bike from Max Knight uses specially modded wheels which have 8 sneakers attached instead of a typical treaded tire. Not only does The Walking Bike ...

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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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