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  • May 22, 2015
    "Hey McFly you bojo, those boards don't work on water!" "Unless you've got POWER!" This is a video of Catalina Alexandru Duru traveling 275.9 meters (905-feet, 2 inches) on a hoverboard. Except not the kind of hoverboard you imagined, this is more like a quadrocopter you can ... / 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
    The GolfBoard is the $6,500 cross between a golf cart and an electric skateboard. It carries your golf bag as you ride between shots. Obviously, I'm going to ride mine off the high dive and into the country club's swimming pool. Also, I get the feeling some snobby golf cours... / 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 16, 2015
    In an effort to increase efficiency, Ford has just filed a patent for an automatic gearbox with 11 forward gears. For reference, most new cars have eight or nine. Me? I just filed a patent for a car with two hundred gears. "No you didn't." Yes, I did. "No, you drew a pict... / 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 →
  • April 1, 2015
    This is a short video of skier Erik Sunnerheim pulling himself around on a frozen lake with the help of a chainsaw. It looks dangerous. Like hunting great white sharks and using yourself as bait. Which I have done before because I am tough as nails. Just kidding, I lost a ... / 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 →
  • March 5, 2015
    This is a commercial for the Skoda Fabia in which they argue the car is so attention stealing that you won't notice the scenery changing. Obviously, the fact you don't notice the scenery changing has nothing to do with the car, and everything to do with the constant cuts in th... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2015
    Note: First video has tons of cussing on account of being launched like a rocket. Second video has all the cuss words edited out. Don't watch that one. This is a video of Brooks from DragTimes demonstrating the Tesla P85D's 'Insane Mode' on unsuspecting passengers. After co... / Continue →
  • January 27, 2015
    Because a lot of businesses are worried the New England Patriots will steal their Super Bowl commercials before the big game, some companies have decided to take a proactive approach and begin releasing their ads early (previously: Bud Light's Pac-Man commercial). This is Merc... / 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 21, 2015
    This is a video from the Super-Fan Builds webseries (previously: a Hobbit-hole litter box and Bioshock aquarium) documenting the construction of a custom Batmobile stroller for young Collin and his father Josh. It turns out pretty amazing. Sure it'll take up the whole sidewal... / 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 18, 2014
    This is artist Rebekah Stieg Knuth's custom Boba Fett wrapped Hyundai Veloster. That way she can tell her Veloster from all the other Velosters in the mall parking lot. You know how I locate my car in a crowded parking lot? Look for the nicest car I can find, then hot-wire i... / Continue →
  • November 7, 2014
    This is the 'Upside Down Truck' built by mechanic Rick Sullivan. The truck, which took Rick six months and $6,000 to build, is actually a 1991 Ford Ranger with a 1995 Ford F-150 body placed on top, upside-down. Impressive work. I just wish the video didn't feature so many ot... / 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 →