Normal yachts are already out of reach for many people, but the ultra luxurious 196-foot vessel called J'Ade is aimed at those who want only the best, and is the first to feature a floating garage. Simply put, it enables its owner(s) to store and access a 26-foot speedboat without the use of a tender lift. The hydraulic bay can dry out within 3-minutes and then be transformed into a terrace-accessible ocean pool. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Think of Can-Am's Spyder F3 as a trike motorcycle hybrid. In addition to looking like something you'd see in movies, buyers are able to customize their vehicle with a plethora of options, including a UFit system, which allows for unique peg positions, handlebars, clothing and accessories. Continue reading for a point of view video, more pictures and additional information.
We have seen the future of big rigs, and they'll be able to drive themselves. Many truck drivers today, drudge through 10 hours behind the wheel eating unhealthy, but Mercedes-Benz wants to change that. Called the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025, this sleek automobile boasts a "Highway Pilot" autonomous driving system that scans the road up ahead for any potential issues. Continue reading to see it in-action and for more information.
We've all have had crazy ideas in which we wished could become a reality, whether it be something adventurous like backpacking through Europe or building your own supercar. This guy came up with something right in the middle and decided to act upon it, starting things off by purchasing a small trailer that would become the base for everything. Continue reading to see the entire build process from start to finish.
Some homeowners prefer opulent mansions, while others don't mind a small apartment in the city center, but very few opt for a 133-square-foot home. Christopher Smith and Merete Mueller chose the latter, building a 7-by-19-foot wooden house whose foundation is a two-axle trailer bed. The house is supplied with electricity from solar panels and features a composting toilet. One caveat, water is trucked in by the jug, since the land has no well yet. There's also a two-burner alcohol stove for the kitchen, a propane-fueled stove to provide heat, and a sun-heated camp-style shower for bathing. Continue reading to see the entire build process from start to finish.
It looks like something straight from a circus show, but it's actually just the unique Sideways Bike by Michael Killian of Ireland. Here's what Killian has to say about his creation, "The sideways bike is a two wheel steering bicycle with independently steerable wheels that travels sideways. this steering arrangement affords a unique and distinct motion that is both entertaining and graceful; much like the motion of a snowboard." Continue reading for the full ride video from Paris and more information.
Regular bikes are great for getting places, but for true fun, you'll need an eTricks Evolution R01. This bike is powered by a 2,500-watt electric engine and is designed to tackle both the backroad dirt path as well as tarmac. It's been equipped with a maintenance free belt drive and hydraulic suspension alongside the powerful motor. Continue reading for another trick video, more images and additional information.
Located in Lisbon, Portugal, The Dancing Traffic Light looks like any other from afar, but it actually shows off the dance moves of people in real time. People are invited to enter a large booth located nearby, and then choose their own music, When the light turns red, the music begins to play and every dance move is translated into a little red dancing figure on the street corner. Continue reading for the "making of" video and more information.
The Maersk Triple E class is a family of large, fuel-efficient container ships, designed as a successor to the Maersk E-class, currently the largest in the world. The name "Triple E" comes from the class's three design principles: "Economy of scale, Energy efficient and Environmentally improved". These ships are expected to be not only the world's longest ships in service, but also the most efficient container ships per twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) of cargo. Continue reading for some cool facts.
For those who love life on the road, but can't give up the luxuries of home, the Action Mobil Global XRS 7200 expedition vehicle combines six driven wheels of off-road fury with a luxuriously appointed living pod that has the look of a modern city apartment. In addition to the rear motorcycle lift, there's grained paneling, stone flooring, as well as a full kitchen, complete with a Gaggenau induction cooktop and a steam oven. Expect to shell out $1.1-million USD for a fully decked out model. Continue reading for more images and information.