Foldable bikes are nothing new, but Sada Bicycle is the first hubless full-sized model that can fold to the size of an umbrella. You read that right, it sports a standard bicycle dimension, compete with with 26-inch wheels attached to the frame by an anchoring system. This entire bicycle can be folded with a single movement, and packed into a container that doubles as a backpack. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
It may not go back to the future when you hit 88 mph, or have a working Flux Capacitor, but this DeLorean DMC-12 EV is fully-electric. The 215 kilowatts electric motor propels the vehicle from 0-60mph in just 5-seconds, with a top speed of 125 mph, and a driving range of 100-miles. On the inside, you'll find plush leather seating, turn-by-turn GPS navigation and even an iPhone dock. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of
Pet Camper isn't yet another doghouse, but rather an easily transportable miniature caravan-like home for your pet, created by Vancouver-based Straight Line Designs. Starting at $800, these tiny kennels come in four different styles and are all fully customizable. Judson Beaumont, owner of Straight Line Design, says that the inspiration for the Pet Camper came to him when his daughter asked him to build a doghouse for her puppy several years ago. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Judah Schiller was busy working out the gearing kinks on his Schiller X1 just a few weeks ago, a $6,495 bike-on-pontoons that goes on sale this Friday. According to Schiller, a former advertising executive and avid cyclist, "We're aiming to make nothing but the best water bike ever invented, and that means refining things until they're perfect." Continue reading for more pictures and information.
First there was the Tesla Roadster, now Renovo is debuting the first American built all-electric supercar, called "Coupe". Inspired by the1964 Shelby Daytona Coupe, it's powered by an electric drivetrain that generates 500 horsepower alongside 1,000 lb-ft torque, boosting it from 0-60mph in just under 3.4 seconds, with a top speed of 120mph The lightweight battery can be charged in just 30 minutes. Expect to shell out $529,000 for this beast in 2015 with a sticker price of $529,000. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of dogs reacting to a levitating treat.
No, this isn't some luxurious trailer The Walking Dead crew happened to stumble upon, just the Kiravan Expedition Vehicle. It's based on the Mercedes-Benz Unimog and is powered by a 6-cylinder turbo diesel engine that generates 260hp and 700 lb-ft of torque, mated to an 8-speed transmission. On the inside, the 4-door cabin boasts 11 touchscreens for vitals, and a trailer out back, which comes complete with an office, galley kitchen to the tent-style sleeper penthouse, along with a bathroom. That's not all, there's even a Kirabike adventure bike for exploring your surroundings after setting up camp. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what happens when a son buys his mom her dream car.
Unlike other passenger jets, IXION has no windows, but rather uses flexible display panels that can go from opaque to transparent at the push of a button. It basically uses external cameras to capture a 360-degree panoramic view of the outside, automatically corrects the perspective and then displays it on the cabin's walls. Continue reading for more images of the plane and its interior.
Local Motors may only have 100 employees, as the Rally Fighter ramps to full production, but it went from concept to the road in just over 2 years. How does an open source vehicle work? To start, employees select off-the-shelf parts for the Rally Fighter and install them on a Local Motors frame. For one of the vehicles, they used a BMW clean diesel V8 for its high torque and relative fuel efficiency (36 mpg hwy, 30 mpg off road). Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the Broadway Lion King cast singing on the subway.
Sleek and stylish, DENNY, the product of a collaboration between TEAGUE X Sizemore and the winner of Oregon Manifest's 'Bike Design Project', is touted as the "Ultimate Urban Utility Bike," and rightfully so. Featuring an innovative handlebar lock design, unique fender system, automatic shifting and modern styling. It's not just a concept because Fuji Bikes announced that they will be producing Denny for retail consumers. Continue reading for another picture and more information.
Priced from $185000 USD, the amphibious ICON A5 is a 1510-pound craft that boasts a 100 bhp Rotax 912 iS petrol engine, giving it a top speed of 120mph and a range of 345 miles. Its 10.36m wings are not only foldable for easy towing, they easily fit in a normal-sized garage, while the engine runs on both regular petrol and aviation fuel. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.