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E-Go Cruise

Yuneec, a company known for developing electric aerial drive systems, has unveiled the E-Go Cruiser, a motorized longboard that combines robust range, performance and an affordable price tag. Equipped with a wirelessly controlled 400-watt electric propulsion system, the lightweight controller can be slipped right over your wrist. It's the first electric longboard that can travel 18-miles (3-5 hours) on a single charge. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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WoKart Water Go-Kart

Designed by Dr. Theo Christen, the WoKart combines everything you love about go-karts, with an asymmetric catamaran outboard that's ready to shred water. After years of development, it's finally ready to hit stores. It comes equipped with a 70-horsepower outboard motor, enabling the craft to reach speeds of up to 46mph, all while being able to perform 90-degree turns on a dime. The development team was unable to flip a single Wokart after years of testing. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Sway Motorsports Leaning Electric Trike

Take a Segway, add a seat, along with a third wheel, and you have Sway Motorsports' all-electric leaning trike. Currently three models of the Sway are being produced, with top speeds ranging from 35mph to 70mph. When the lithium-ion battery is fully-charged, you can get up to 60-miles. Plus, there's an additional 8kW electric motor on the rear wheel for extra power. Continue reading for two videos, including a Shark Tank segment, and more information.

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Motoped Black Ops Edition

In case of zombie apocalypse, a Motoped Survival Black Ops Edition mountain bike is great to have around. Powered by a 50cc Honda motor, it comes equipped with a crossbow, saws, an additional gas tank, axe, survival shovels, a harpoon, or even an optional 50 caliber machine gun. There's a smartphone / GPS navigation holder right by the handlebars to ensure you never get lost. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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MINI CitySurfer Scooter

Combining the functions of a kick scooter with an electric drive and the British-inspired design, the MINI CitySurfer can hit 15mph as well as cover 15-miles before needing to be recharged. Best of all, owners can charge it using any vehicle with a 12-volt outlet. It also features large wheels that roll on pneumatic tires, a height-adjustable steering shaft and a smartphone holder for displaying GPS directions. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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VW Transporter Doubleback

Overlander Motorhomes takes a stock 2.0TDI 140PS Long Wheelbase T5 van, then adds its patented DoubleBack pod package to create a home on wheels. While driving, the pod stays nestled inside the back of the vehicle, but once the driver stops and decides they'd like to stay some place, it electrically extends out of the rear in under 45 seconds at the push of a button, adding approximately 6.5-feet of useable interior space. Plus, there are two legs that fold out from the bottom of the pod to support up to 1,323-pounds. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Unicat Terracross Expedition Vehicle

For those seeking the ultimate survival home at any cost, UNICAT's TerraCross is just for you. At $700,000 (optioned out), it's powered by a 5.6L 6-cylinder diesel engine that produces 310hp and a massive 950lb-ft of torque. It fits four persons in the front of the cabin, which can easily be converted into a bed, while the rear is occupied by a larger, double bed. The solar-powered TerraCross also comes equipped with a kitchen area that includes a sink, refrigerator, stove and microwave oven. Also included is a bathroom with a toilet, sink, and stand-up shower. To keep things safe, the vehicle's entrance and fiberglass composite storage doors are nearly two and a half inches thick and feature three stainless steel locks. Plus, the windows are scratch-proof, double locked and sealed, and also include bug nets and shutters. Unicat Americas CEO Avi Meyers says it can fit enough supplies to last a family for 2-3 months, thanks to a desalinization unit, which allows the vehicle to convert water from nearly any source into drinking water. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including an insane Nikon Coolpix P900 zoom test.

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Trefecta DRT

Priced at $25,000, the Trefecta DRT sports a folding 20" military-grade aluminum frame and carbon fiber six-spoke, 26" wheels to ensure that it can go anywhere. It's powered by a 4-kW motor, paired with a 14-speed Rohlof Speedhub and a SmeshGear transmission to enable it to achieve a top speed of 43.5mph with up to 184 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheel. The motor has a 62-mile range before needing to be recharged. Other features include" Schwalbe mountain bike tires, Hope disc brakes and a built-in handlebar computer. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Elon Musk Hyperloop

Photo credit: Argo Design

While some of the images above may depict space, an aquarium, etc., but that's because Elon Musk's Hyperloop trains do not have windows, but rather a "tripscene" display. For those who've never heard of this futuristic transport system, it can basically carry passengers, vehicles, and other cargo through a pressurized tube on cushions of air at supersonic speeds, enabling you to travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 35-minutes with an average speed of around 598 mph (962 km/h), and top speed of 760 mph (1,220 km/h). Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Folding Backpack Bicycle

For a portable bike that goes anywhere, look no further than the "Bergmonch", which is German for "mountain monk". Simply put, it's a bike that can be folded up and worn like a backpack, making it ideal camping, hiking, and just about anyone who appreciates a speedy downhill descent. Weighing just 9.5kg, its ingenious design sports a telescoping framework that converts into a downhill bike in just 2-minutes. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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