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Ron Arad creates a bicycle with steel tires

09/23/2011, The phrase to “reinvent the wheel” has often been used in negative terms, usually to refer to the creation of something needless or pointless, but in the case of Ron Arad, that is what he has literally done with this bike design, which by all accounts...

Soundtank brings back memories of Dune 2

09/23/2011, Remember when you played House Atredies on the PC version of Dune 2 by Westwood Studios? That was an adventure of a lifetime, and one of the best advantages of the Sonic Tank was its amazing range that made short work of missile turrets, destroying...

Ford introduces “Door Edge Protector” feature

09/22/2011, There are times when inconsiderate drivers park their cars too close to ours, and we come back from the mall, grocers or a nice dinner only to find that they have dented our doors or scrapped a bit of paint off them by opening the doors too hard. We’re...

Urbee 3D printed car heads to the Great White North

09/22/2011, We’re so used to printing documents, that to contemplate the possibility of printing an actual object is mind boggling. While 3D printers have certainly come down in price somewhat due to advances in the field as well as technology, that does not...

Confiscated drug money turns sheriff’s vehicle green

09/22/2011, Green not with envy, but rather, to run on propane autogas. This is a novel way of using in a sense, nobody’s money, to help our law enforcers be in Captain Planet’s good books, as both parties continue to fight the menace of crime and evil...

AutoTram: Bus or tram, you decide

09/21/2011, It is rather interesting to note that sometimes, a particular device or in this case, mode of transportation comes in an unorthodox form factor that you might actually be confused to know which is its primary function and what is the secondary one. The...

Ford E-Bike concept

09/21/2011, We do know that the Ford E-Bike concept will be able to “talk” to a Samsung Galaxy S2 which is attached to the front of the bike, but while we covered more of the software side of the E-Bike sometime last week, here is further information on...

Edison2 takes the electric route

09/21/2011, What happens when you already have a vehicle that has already picked up the X-Prize award? Well, Edison2 decided to improve on their Very Light Car (VLC) by working on an electric version. It is a no-brainer, of course, to call this particular vehicle the...

Berlin streets invaded by driverless car

09/21/2011, Google did have some fun with their self-driving car before it ran into an accident, but that has not deterred others from coming up with their own version of a driverless car. It seems that in Berlin, there is a new vehicle which is capable of talking,...

Car honk mod ready to scare the metal out of the car in front

09/20/2011, You know when it comes to driving, those who are in front of you are driving too slow, while the person flashing you constantly from the back is a maniac who does not know the meaning of driving recklessly. Well, perhaps you might want to arm yourself...

Autonomous self-steering tractor eases life on the farm

09/20/2011, Don’t think that the world of agriculture has remained stagnant for the past two thousand years, no sir, technology has invaded farms in order to increase productivity, and you can add the autonomous self-steering tractor to the list as well. This...

Gogo Wi-Fi gets 4x speed boost on American airlines

09/19/2011, Gogo, the provider of Wi-Fi connectivity if you happen to be flying with American airlines, is said to be working on delivering their new ATG-4 service that enables in-flight entertainment systems to deliver faster wireless speeds. Just how fast? Well, on...

Roads that will charge electric vehicles as they drive

09/19/2011, If there is one thing that may be holding people back from embracing electric vehicles with open arms, is the fact that it seems to be unnecessarily troublesome to drive one around. Not only is the range on EVs ridiculously short, but their charge times...

Mercedes-Benz “iPhone Interface Plus” concept

09/16/2011, It’s starting to become more and more obvious that car manufacturers are looking for ways to integrate our smartphones/tablets into their cars. Probably a couple of years ago, the closest thing to integration our phones got with our car was an aux cable...