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  • 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 →
  • October 27, 2014
    This is the 'zombie proof bicycle' built by UK-based bike insurance company ETA for Halloween. It has everything you need to provide just enough false sense of security to confidently ride headlong into a horde of the undead and get torn limb from limb, including: an electric ... / Continue →
  • September 24, 2014
    This is the Stained Glass Driverless Sleeper Car of the Future designed and built by British artist Dominic Wilcox. It has a bed inside, is covered with an egg-shaped stained glass exterior, and is Dominic's idea of what cars might look like in 2059. Cool design, but I couldn... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2014
    This is a fly-by of J.J. Abram's Millennium Falcon for the new Star Wars movie. Apparently J.J. and Batman v Superman director Zack Snyder like poking fun at each other via Twitter (I guess that's how you get your kicks when you're a rich, successful director instead of huntin... / Continue →
  • September 12, 2014
    Remember the story of HitchBOT, the robot that was going to attempt to hitchhike the 6,000km across Canada from Halifax to Victoria? Well, despite my best efforts (I texted a friend in Canada and told him if he happened to see HitchBOT to tear it's head off), he successfully m... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2014
    This is the RYNO Motors Micro-cycle. It can be ridden anywhere bikes are allowed, reach speeds up to 10MPH, travel 10-miles on a single charge, and carry a total weight (including dat ass) of 260-pounds. They're available for pre-order now for $5,300 with an estimated deliver... / Continue →
  • September 11, 2014
    Note: Higher-res version HERE. This is a shot posted by director Zack Snyder of the new Batmobile from the upcoming Batman Vs. Superman movie. As you can see, it looks like one of Michael Bay's Transformers. That sucks too because I bet a friend they were going to bring back... / Continue →
  • September 10, 2014
    LEGO has just announced the latest addition to their Ultimate Collector Series of models -- a 1,996-piece version of Boba Fett's ship, the Slave I. The set will be released later this year for $200 and even comes with a Han Solo in carbonite minifig. FUN FACT: my roommate has... / Continue →
  • September 8, 2014
    Originally a ThinkGeek April Fools' product, the company will be selling real Flux Capacitor USB Car Chargers later this month for $25. The unit has two USB ports, each capable of providing 2.1-amps to charge your electronics. Hmm, that sounds like a far cry from the 1.21-jig... / Continue →