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DIY helicopter built with help of Internet

08/10/2009, The Internet is truly a wondrous place to visit if you have the right intentions – take Chinese farmer Wu Zhongyuan who actually built this helicopter from ground up all by himself, relying on bits and pieces of middle school physics lessons as well...

Electric car could take 10 minutes to juice up

08/06/2009, At least that’s the lofty standards that the MIT Electric Vehicle Team (EVT) has set for themselves. After all, they figured out that the main obstacle when it comes to using an electric vehicle would be its recharge times, and they are currently...

Acura to make Bluetooth audio standard in 2010 models

08/05/2009, Acura looks set to offer XM satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity and iPod/USB adapters as a standard feature across the line with their 2010 Acura models. By integrating such features, it will help consumers as cost can be reduced since there is no...

FineDigital FineDrive iQ Special arrives in Korea

08/05/2009, FineDigital has rolled out their latest navigation device in South Korea – the FineDrive iQ Special which apparently offers more than just instruction in getting from Point A to Point B. In fact, it also aims to help drivers study English whenever...

Netbook mounted on a bike

08/03/2009, This isn’t such a brilliant idea after all – mounting your netbook onto the handlebars of a bicycle. Well, you definitely won’t want to park your bike and leave it unattended even for a minute unless you don’t mind losing a...

Escort Redline radar detector

07/31/2009, Escort recently released their new radar detector known as the Redline, where this model brings dual antennas to the core in order to provide a much longer range compared to competing products. According to Escort, this detector is able to recognize radar...

Sand-X vehicle literally kicks dirt in your face

07/30/2009, If you’re behind it when it moves from a standstill, of course. After all, this vehicle was the brainchild behind a collaboration between Platune and Sand-X, where it is capable of clocking a mind-numbing 2.8 seconds for the 0 to 100 km/h run....

Zero DS electric motorcycle

07/30/2009, Zero Motorcycles is back with their latest effort, the Zero DS electric motorcycle. It will come equipped with tougher tires and a more aggressive suspension, running entirely off electricity. Despite not using any petrol, the Zero DS is still able to be...

Scorpion EXO-900 transforming helmet

07/28/2009, Scorpion has rolled out an extremely desirable helmet – the EXO-900. This model will be able to transform (did that word get your attention?) into three different modes, including a full face helmet, a flip front modular and a 3/4 helmet, making it...

Cars For Blind Folks

07/27/2009, I remember one of those older comedies from Eddie Murphy who was taking a dig at Stevie Wonder, asking the latter to impress Eddie the man himself by taking over the wheel while they were having a conversation in the car. Well, this scenario might be...

Sanyo CY-SPJ220 Folding Bicycle

07/27/2009, Sanyo’s CY-SPJ220 is a folding bicycle that boasts 20″ tires, allowing you to tote this green traveling machine with you even in smaller elevators. Sounds like the perfect companion for Ikea fans as that would mean this bicycle can also be...

Forest AC Air Conditioning System

07/27/2009, Nissan has just introduced its Forest AC air conditioning system, where this automotive climate control setup was specially designed to control humidity, aroma and other ambient factors apart from the temperature and air cleaning features found with...

Cheetah GPSmirror

07/23/2009, Drive a fast car, but don’t want to pay the price of making light of the speed limit? Here’s the Cheetah GPSmirror that might cost a pinch at first with its $250 price point, where it comes with an integrated GPS system that will alert you of...

Schweeb Makes Room For Human Hamsters

07/22/2009, Talk about going green at a future amusement park – the Schweeb makes room for a fun racing experience in Kiwi-land. This system comprises of enclosed pedal pods that take up half the required energy of a racing bike, and could probably replace...