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150,000-Piece Working (It Moves) LEGO Jet Engine

This is a 152,455-piece, 677-pound, cross-section, cross-legged, wonk-eyed, 1:2 scale LEGO model of a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 airplane engine. That's the same engine that powers Boeing's 787...
July 18, 2012

Man Builds TURBINE-POWERED Batmobile

Casey Putsch built a Batmobile powered by a turbine engine from a naval helicopter (allegedly the only tubine-powered Batmobile to date so I don't know what this...
July 15, 2011

Shockwave Generator: Engine Of The Future

Seen here looking suspiciously like some sort of Pagan sun talisman, a shock-wave generator may prove to be the future of engines, pushing traditional internal-combustion joints to...
March 17, 2011

Unreal Unveils Their Latest Gaming Engine

Yesterday we took a peep at CryTek's CryEngine 3 and today, the latest version of Unreal's gaming engine. As you'll see, it looks pretty good, even more...
March 9, 2011

Road Rash: Crazy Four-Wheeled Motorcycle

The 2010 Cosmos 4RW V8 Muscle Bike sports four 17-inch wheels, a 250 cubic inch V8 producing 350 horsepower and an extra helping of deathtrap. Want one?...
October 28, 2009

WTF Is That?: The Lazareth Wazuma Bio V12

The Lazareth Wazuma Bio V12 is the lovechild resulting from the night a 4-wheeler banged mother nature and then slept with a Formula-1 car for good measure...
August 14, 2009

Wait, What?: A Gas-Powered Snowboard

Hammacher Schlongmeister, purveyor of the utterly ridiculous, is selling a gas-powered snowboard this year. Because, you know -- shit, beats me. This is the gas-powered vehicle that...
December 2, 2008

$100,000 Jetpack Coming Next Year?

48-year old New Zealander, Glenn Martin, has spent over 26 years developing a jetpack, and believes it may be ready for sale next year. The 250 lb...
July 29, 2008