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  • July 14, 2014
    Have an indoor cat? I do. Eleven of them. MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW MEOW. They're starting to drive me crazy. Indoor cats still need exercise, and the $200 One Fast Cat running wheel is the answer. Apparently it's not the first exercise wheel for cats ... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2014
    This is In Orbit, a hamster wheel 'house' with two sets of furniture (one for inside the wheel, one for out) that can be rotated by its two occupants walking simultaneously in opposite direction to access the various pieces of furniture. The wheel is aligned so both use identi... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2014
    This is the $610 AeYo (as in "AeYo -- what the f*** are you doing?"), a new piece of exercise/transportation equipment that combines the excitement of Rollerblading with the safety of added stability and the appearance of trying to hump a little robot as it speeds away backward... / Continue →
  • November 22, 2013
    This is a video of Aaron 'Wheelz' Fotheringham demonstrating his extreme wheelchairing skills. He does all kinds of stuff: wheelies, backflips, handplants, rail-grinds, you name it. "Shot out of a cannon?" I don't think that's a wheelchair trick. Still, you point me to a ca... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2013
    This is the $15,000 Sportsman WV850 H.O. from Polaris. That's a pretty poor name. I would have called it the Unstoppable Earthf***er or something with STYLE. The all-terrain military inspired vehicle includes unpoppable TerrainArmor™ non-pneumatic tires which can stand up to... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2013
    This is the High Roller, a $600 Big Wheels trike made for adults. It comes with an adjustable seat to accommodate riders from 5'2" to 6'6" and up to 275-lbs. It also comes with a front brake, a bell, tassels, and plastic rear wheels for EXTREME DRIFTING ACTION. Man, I rememb... / Continue →
  • February 11, 2013
    This is Chris P. Bacon, a rudely named piglet who was born without the use of his back legs. But now he cruises around like a pro thanks to the K'NEX wheelchair fashioned for him by Florida veterinarian Dr. Len Lucero. Think 'Charlotte's Web' but with zero spiders and anythin... / Continue →
  • January 23, 2013
    This is a video of a bunch of dudes extreme scootering. Or is it scooting? Because one time my dog extreme scooted her ass across the carpet clear from one side of the room to the other. You kind of have to watch the video to appreciate just how good these guys are. Like th... / Continue →
  • October 15, 2012
    This is Chris Todd in his homemade floating hamster wheel boat. It's basically a pontoon boat that's powered by walking in the giant wheel. Chris wanted to walk the thing all 66-miles across the Irish Sea from Wales to the east coast of Ireland, but had to stop halfway due to... / Continue →
  • October 9, 2012
    This is Hop, a suitcase that communicates with your smartphone and follows you through the airport. It doesn't hop though, that was just a poor name choice. Also, I'm not sure how I feel about a suitcase with a bunch of electronics inside that make the whole thing look like a... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2012
    Everybody needs a hobby, and for some people that hobby is extreme unicycling. Different strokes for different folks, you know? I juggle chainsaws. No I don't. I play video games and drink. I used to roller skate around the neighborhood during the day in a helmet and booty... / Continue →
  • August 28, 2012
    This is the Fliz bike. Unlike traditional bikes, it doesn't have pedals. You hang suspended from the frame above and run. Or walk. Or speed down steep hills pretending you're Superman. I'm a bird, I'm a plane, I'm going to die. I have no clue if the bike is even practical... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2012
    This is a video of a robotic trashcan on wheels that moves to catch everything you throw at it. That way you score a basket every time and don't feel like such a CLUMSY LOSER. Sure it would be way cheaper to roll your office chair over there and pick it up, but who wants to b... / Continue →
  • June 22, 2012
    This is an entirely too artistic video (just show the stair parts, dammit!) demonstrating Po-Chih Lai's Stair Rover, an 8-wheeled skateboard with pivoting trucks that allow it to be ridden down stairs. Me? I like to ride down stairs the old fashioned way: on a pillow like I d... / Continue →
  • April 27, 2012
    Dude, he is CATCHING AIR. This is Roosevelt (named after President Franklin Roosevelt, who became wheelchair-bound after contracting Polio). Roosevelt was born with malformed front legs (picture after the jump -- they kinda look like a t-rex's) but it's all good now because w... / Continue →
  • February 3, 2012
    This is a video of a little robot whose wheels fold in half to form crude legs so it can go where no wheeled robot has gone before. Good for you. Of course, you wouldn't have to build robots with wheels that transform into legs if you'd just strap f***ing jetpacks on them alr... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2011
    Similar but slightly different than the other versions of airless tires we've seen, Bridgestone is hard at work trying to bring an airless, puncture-proof tire to market. Aaaaaaaand this is what they've got so far. Puke green rims FTW! The idea is similar to Michelin's Tweel... / Continue →
  • May 13, 2011
    You know, I was just stuck in LA traffic the other day mercilessly beating my head on the steering wheel hoping to die when I realized, "you know what this wheel really needs? A desk more buttons." Well, I guess Porsche was listening when designing the wheel for their upcomin... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2011
    I've never owned a Razor scooter. I tried a friend's once but I fell off a curb and scraped my knees really bad. There was blood. Also: townspeople laughing. Now I live all alone in a bell tower, ashamed. I did make a zip-line though so that's pretty coo. Razor scooters w... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2011
    I dunno, MAYBE YOU SHOULD STOP WIPING YOUR ASS WITH IT. Why in the hell toilet seats are the litmus test for how dirty something else is is beyond me, but I suspect it has something to do with dingleberries. Which, fun fact: are actually considered the grossest of all berries... / Continue →