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This Batpod replica was put together using scrap metal

08/27/2012, Christopher Nolan’s rendition of the Batman franchise has some pretty awesome vehicles in there, such as the Tumber, the Batpod and The Bat. However it is safe to assume that if anyone wanted to own any of those vehicles, replicas included, well...

Remote control driven car from China

08/24/2012, Have you watched “Tomorrow Never Dies”, where 007 controlled his BMW 750iL with his Ericsson handset? Well, that was certainly fantasy back in the day, but just like how most folks wondered when will large scale touchscreen technology arrive...

Curiosity Mars landing captured in HD video

08/22/2012, Since we are all about High Definition at the movies and in our living rooms these days, why not check out a historical landing made by NASA’s Curiosity Rover which was recorded in High Definition? Compiled from the probe’s MARDI descent camera,...


“Who’s Your Daddy” truck is a mobile paternity test lab

08/21/2012, If you happen to live in New York, then you would know that this city which never sleeps has its fair share of colorful characters, and among them would be this “Who’s Your Daddy” truck with Jared Rosenthal as the driver. As its name suggests,...

GM Connected Vehicle development jumps into critical phase

08/21/2012, General Motors (GM) has long been on the international motor scene, and they do look primed to be around for a long time more as well, with their latest development being research and development of a vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure...

Fisker recalls Karma due to faulty cooling fan

08/20/2012, The Fisker Karma hybrid car is certainly one mean looking machine, but that does not mean it has no issues of its own to work out. No thanks to a faulty cooling fan, Fisker has issued a recall for their set of wheels, the Fisker Karma – all 2,400 of...

The Hӧvding invisible bike helmet can now be yours for $600

08/16/2012, While some think bike helmets are cool, there are others who worry about how it will mess with their hair and overall fashion. If you fall into the latter category, you might recall that a couple of years ago we reported on the  Hӧvding inflatable bike...

Google Maps gets more public transportation schedules worldwide

08/15/2012, For those who use public transportation, there’s usually an Android app that can cater your needs for maps and schedules. With that in mind, here is one more option that comes directly within Google Maps, which means that it is preloaded with almost...

New car battery charges in “minutes”

08/15/2012, In the battery circles, some have argued for years that carbon batteries could eventually steal the show to lithium-ion ones, but so far it hasn’t been the case. A new battery for electric cars which being developed in  Korea may change this as it...

Batman’s Tumbler vehicle gets reimagined as an F1 racing car

08/15/2012, Now it’s safe to assume that as depicted in the movies, Batman’s Tumbler vehicle is not only capable of withstanding massive amounts of abuse, but is pretty quick as well, so what happens if the Tumbler were taken and redesigned as an F1 vehicle? What...

Tata Motors successfully tests two cars with AirPod technology

08/14/2012, With sustainability and clean energy being the buzzwords these days, we guess we aren’t surprised to see that more motor vehicle manufacturers are starting to turn towards alternative forms of energy to power their vehicles. We’ve seen hybrids which...

Fisker Karma hybrid burnt to a crisp as owner goes grocery shopping

08/12/2012, Expensive exotic cars that catch fire by themselves? It is almost as strange as some cases in the past where spontaneous human combustion occurred. Well, it seems that the latest mysterious case of an expensive sports car burning itself to a crisp while...

Gamera 2 sets new unofficial human-powered helicopter flight record

08/12/2012, The Gamera 2 has just entered the record books by setting a new unofficial human-powered helicopter flight record, thanks to Kyle Gluesenkamp from the A. James Clark School of Engineering’s Gamera 2 team sometime at the end of June. This particular...