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  • June 25, 2015
    These are some renderings of the Spaceballs Eagle 5 LEGO set proposed by LEGO Ideas member NvdK. Why he didn't actually build a real one is beyond me. Will the set ever reach production? I doubt it. If it does though it should come with the necessary pieces to convert the sh... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2015
    This is the Tim Burton inspired Batmobile motorcycle trike built by Game Over Cycles in Portland, Oregon. They did a great job. Now Batman needs to get a custom t-shirt with "IF YOU CAN READ THIS, ROBIN FELL OFF' printed on the back. He should probably get a Catwoman version... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2015
    This is a video of Dale Walter and his Mad Max Interceptor. Dale spent $5,000 on a 1972 Australian Ford Falcon, then sent the piece of rusting junk to the vehicle customizers at Mad Max Cars, who, five years and $120,000 later, returned to him with this. If he had sent it to ... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2015
    This is a game of match the custom Star Wars license plate with the vehicle it belongs to. Can you match them all? I matched zero. H4N S0L0? What the hell kind of clue is that? "It's Han Solo spelled with a 4 and 0's." Well I'll be snookered! Okay so which one does that ... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2015
    This is a parody video created by the folks at Rooster Teeth imagining if Microsoft's Bing developed a self-driving car. It was cute enough for a watch. I liked the last minute. The last minute is always the best. Take sex for example. You can't argue with that. Keep goin... / Continue →
  • May 11, 2015
    This is the custom R2-D2 wrap that Instructables user mimaki cg60 created for an old VW bus. He spent over 50 hours in CorelDraw and Photoshop perfecting the design and adhering it to the vehicle. You can use the same process to make an R2-D2 wrap for any car though, provided... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2015
    This is the I Was Here Scratch-Off World Map 2.0 from Art Lebedev Studios. The map costs $30 and all the countries are covered with a silver paint that you can scratch off with a coin after you've visited. Or you can just scratch them all off at once because you just wanted a... / Continue →
  • May 1, 2015
    These are closeups of ten (of more than 150) of the jerry-rigged vehicles created for the new Mad Max movie. What's your favorite? I like the muscle car one on treads. I've always dreamed of owning a vehicle with treads. Specifically, a tank. I want a tank. You know what ... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2015
    It's not actually towing the other car, it's pushing it. The BMW in front is the car with the trouble, the car behind it just taps it a little bit to keep it up to speed. It's the guy in the trunk's job to hold the tire to cushion the pushin'. Plus smoke that cigarette. Su... / Continue →
  • March 30, 2015
    This is the Boneshaker Big Wheel, the brainchild of Ron Schroer. Pedaling powers a bunch of Theo Jansen kinetic motion sculpture inspired walking legs in the rear that push the bike forward. It is probably not the bike you want to be riding if you're trying to get away from t... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2015
    This are several videos of Mercedes Benz's vision of the future: the F015 concept car. It can drive itself autonomously, has four chairs that can swivel in any direction, a manual steering wheel that folds out Flight Of The Navigator style in case you're really bored of having... / Continue →
  • March 24, 2015
    These are the Sidewinding Circular Skates available from (who else?) Hammacher Schlemmer. They move similar to acaster board, but with nothing actually connecting the two wheels. I don't know about being a post modern skateboard though, because you can't even perform any tric... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2015
    This is a video of the scout trooper on speeder bike quadrocopter made and flown by copter hobbyist and Star Wars fan Adam Woodworth. It is one of the most impressive quadrocopter mods I've seen, which is saying a lot because I've seen them all, including a full scale naked la... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2015
    Note: This isn't even the whole map, full-size version right HERE so you can plan your next vaycay. This is an imaginary Google Map of Middle Earth created by Redditor mbingcrosby. It's just a Photoshop job though, not an actual interactive map. Now this right here IS an int... / Continue →
  • January 22, 2015
    This is a 1965 Volkswagen microbus that's been meticulously restored and stretched into a limo. It's up for sale on eBay now for $220,000, which could probably get you just about any other car you've ever dreamed of. Maybe two. Maybe even with enough left over for a decent p... / Continue →
  • January 3, 2015
    This is a video of Howe and Howe's Minirip all terrain vehicle. My God, what I wouldn't give to run over a pile of my enemies with that thing. The looks on their faces when they see me coming, now that -- that's the sort of thing I daydream about. Also, that I'm tiny and swi... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2014
    This is the custom Star Wars landspeeder cat bed built by pet furniture maker Roxy's Dream. It took over 40-hours to complete and is for sale for $600. No word if the cat is included in the price, but for $600 it better be, and it better be able to talk. And not all sassy li... / Continue →
  • December 9, 2014
    Note: It might not look like a chair, but that's because you're not a turtle. Meet Blade. Blade is a little tortoise with a growth condition that weakened his legs and made it difficult to move. So Blade's caretaker took him to vet Carsten Plischke, who fixed him up with a l... / Continue →
  • November 14, 2014
    This is the 1-kilometer (0.6-mile) Van Gogh Bicycle Path in Nuenen, the Netherlands. It gathers energy from a solar panel by day, and uses that energy to power the luminescent paint covering the path at night (previously: this energy-free glow-in-the-dark solution). Beautiful... / Continue →
  • November 4, 2014
    This is the Back to the Future Hoverboard edition of Zboard's electric skateboard. The boards have pressure-sensitive pads above the wheels, so you press the forward pad to go forward, and the rear one to stop. They reach a top speed of 17MPH (not bad!) with a range of 5-10 m... / Continue →