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Segway Mini

The Segway miniPRO just might be the best personal transporter on the market, and it's being offered for just $599 shipped, this weekend only, originally $799. Not only does it come with the highest fire and electric safety certification, but it also integrates with the Ninebot & Segway phone app to give you access to a wide array of premium features and functions. From the app, you can remote control the miniPRO without riding it, view dashboard performance, customize lighting on the unit, and enable a tamper-proof security alarm. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video review and more information.

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Ortega Personal Submersible

Why bother traveling by boat, when you've got an Ortega Mk. 1C personal submersible? This three-seater comes equipped with dual high-performance electric motors, built for both traveling above and below water. You also get an HUD navigation system, on-board breathing apparatus, and a fully equipped trimming tank for controlling buoyancy. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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AARD Quad Bike

The AARD Quad Bike looks like something straight from the Red Planet, but it's actually an on / off road beast, complete with in-wheel motors and a magnetic suspension. That's not all, it also comes equipped with a Suspension Energy Recovery System (SERS) and thermal energy absorbing hoses. There are ultra bright LEDs up front to ensure safe driving even in pitch black conditions. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video providing a first look at Luc Besson's space epic Valerian.

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Airless Bike Tires

Airless tires are nothing new, but Nexo Ever Tires are the first to be designed exclusively for bicycles. Made from polymeter blends, this material can be mounted on existing wheels with a lifespan of up to 3,100 miles, and or as an entirely new wheel set, which is good for up to 5,000 miles. This isn't going to be a tire you race with but a tire you train and commute with. Several riders have said they like the added resistance because it actually pushes them to work harder while riding. It's a similar concept to baseball players using donut weights on their bat to get stronger," said the company. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing what happens when you mix glow stick fluid and ferrofluid.

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Tulip Bike

Most electric bikes need to be plugged in to recharge, the futuristic Tulip has pedals for specifically powering up the battery. This trike also has a child's seat up front, additional air bags, touchscreen controls, and a rugged suspension that can tackle any terrain. Best of all, you can build the bike yourself in a weekend at home. Continue reading to see more pictures, including one with all the parts laid out.

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KTM Monodrive

Let's face it, most hoverboards aren't designed to go off-road, and that's where the KTM Monodrive comes in. It's a one-wheel vehicle where the rider is in a skateboard-like stance, while special handlebars are used for accelerating and braking. To steer, you simply lean in any given direction. This may not be the most practical way to get around, but we can see this selling like hotcakes to the daredevil action cam crowd. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a short viral Ghost in the Shell movie teaser that shows off the thermoptic suit.

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V-Move Trailer

No, the V-Move Trailer Mover XXL isn't some type of exoskeleton, unfortunately, but it does enable humans to easily move 20-ton trailers hauled by trucks. That's right, this manually-operated electric rig is powered by a 4kW electric motor, paired with a 36-volt 245Am battery pack, to provide the necessary hauling power, with Continental tires keeping things planted. Safety wise, it comes equipped with an emergency stop button, a train horn, and an anti-tipping facility. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a cell phone made from rotary phone parts.

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Viks GT Lamborghini Bike

Velonia's newest addition to their bicycle line, the Viks Gran Turismo, was inspired by the lines of Lamborghini automobiles, starting with a sharp yellow (giallo midas) paint job. This bike not only looks the part, but weighs in at under 10kg, thanks to an aluminum alloy frame and laser cut parts. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Hyperloop One

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) announced a new Hyperloop One project that aims to link Abu Dhabi and Dubai, turning the 93-mile trip between the two busy cities into a minutes-long commute at speeds up to 700mph. Unlike previous designs, BIG's uses Y-shaped supports that elevate the Hyperloop track itself, and reportedly uses a different propulsion system from the one unveiled in Nevada, but we'll know more once it's officially unveiled on November 7th. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how to use the heat from a volcano to bake bread.

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Electron Wheel Electric Bike

Electron Wheel may not be the first manual to electric bike accessory, but it's definitely no slouch either. Simply remove the front wheel, install the Electron Wheel, and you're ready to ride, in 30-seconds or less. Thanks to its auto-monitoring technology, the electric output will adjust depending on incline of the hills, after communicating with the included pedal sensor. Continue reading for two hands-on videos and more information.

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