URB-E's Black Label Electric Folding Scooter may be the ultimate gadget to get around town, as it boasts an ample 36V lithium ion battery that powers a 250W motor, enabling it to have a 20-mile range as well as a zippy 15mph top speed. Invented and designed by Grant Delgatty, an award winning industrial designer, and engineered by Sven Etzelsberger, a former lead engineer at Porsche, its patented design enables it to fold conveniently to fit into just about any standard vehicle. Get one here now. Continue reading for another action video and more information.
PodRide, created by Swedish design engineer Mikael Kjellman, may look like a Smart Car from afar, but it's actually an electric bicycle of sorts. That's right, this 4-wheeled vehicle is powered by a 250W crank shaft engine, gear suspension, and can hit a top speed of 15 miles per hour. Mikael has been working on prototypes for over a year now, one of which he uses daily, since there's plenty of room for baggage, as well as side windows that open up. Continue reading for two more videos, additional information and the IndieGogo page.
Why bother with personal submarines, when you could be staying in a floating UFO (Unidentified Floating Object) capsule, complete with an underwater level. Each one measures 12.5-meters in diameter, and includes two habitable areas besides the outer deck: a main level that has a kitchen, and a sub-level underwater viewing area with its own bathroom. Continue reading for more pictures.
Here's another look at the Juggernaut, Rungu's triple fat tire bike, which is designed to go anywhere, literally. It's designed to float over the beach or snow-covered hills with its massive 26 x 4.7-inch tires. For those who don't need to go off-road, the company also offers the Kilimanjaro, which has a rear fat tire and two 29 x 2.5-inch front tires in the front. Regardless of which model you choose, steps, and obstacles up to 6" tall, are no problems for these bikes. 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 man who spent $20,000 building a wooden concept car.
There's the Tesla Model S, and then VanMoof's all-new Electrified S Smart E-Bike, which not only has smartphone connectivity, but also keyless lock gives its owner a 500% pedal power boost. Priced from $2,998, it has a range of 75-miles, along with a concealed, and nearly-silent motor, that has enough juice to power up a hill with ease. A special app enables owners to toggle between assist levels, track location using a built-in GSM connection and turn on its lights. Click here for more pictures of the Electrified S. Continue reading for another video and more information.
In case of zombie apocalypse, or any other disaster, you'll definitely want to have a Rokon Trail-Breaker ready to go. Combining a classic 60's frame with Rokon's patented AutoGrab front suspension, this bike tackles mud, sand, snow, or even water, with ease. Ultra wide tires with two-wheel drive capability makes any surface feel like asphalt, while a set of hollow drum wheels double as a floatation device. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including what happens when a hockey puck gets crushed with a hydraulic press.
Ever wonder how a Rolls-Royce would look as a luxury speedboat? Probably not, but the Aeroboat by Claydon Reeves shows us just that. Priced at £3million, it's powered by a waterproofed 27L Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 engine that produces a whopping 1,100 horsepower, good for speeds between 75-95 knots. It's made from carbon fiber Kevlar and lightweight wood veneer to keep the things light. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here for bonus images of another luxury vessel, but one with its very own garage.
The Hendo 2.0 Hoverboard by ArxPax is one step closer to hitting stores, and for anyone who hasn't seen this amazing device, it's hover engines are integrated directly into the trucks, improving traction. Other new features include: USB connectivity, extended battery life, and a wireless safety switch that will let users shut their board off remotely. Click here for more pictures of the Hendo 2.0. Continue reading for two more videos of it in-action.
It's not everyday that you see an off-road vehicle in-action, much less one powered by a 6.2L Hemi Hellcat V-8 that produces a monstrous 707-horsepower, mated to a 6-speed manual. Meet the Jeep Wrangler Trailcat, this beast has a chopped windshield, Dodge Viper-sourced bucket seats, Fox suspension, Dana 60 axles in front / rear, and 39.5" BFGoodrich Krawler T/A KX tires wrapped around 17" beadlock wheels. 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 Jar Jar would sound like as a sith lord.
In case of zombie apocalypse, the Black Ops Motoped Survival Edition is one vehicle you want to have. It features a crossbow, handsaws, an extra fuel tank, axe, survival shovels, harpoon, hell, and even a .50-caliber machine gun should one be needed. This conversion kit basically adds a 50-190cc Honda motor to almost any standard mountain bike. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a drone racing a McLaren supercar.