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DIY HACK – HOWTO make a Solar-powered bike helmet with night lights!

Wow, it looks like there a lot of solar powered stuff that’s coming out lately. Check out this instructable that shows you how to make a solar powered bike helmet with night lights!

This project could be done in many different ways and I spent a lot of time trying different parts and ideas. The key breakthroughs for me were to use 3 AAA batteries, vs the 4AA’s that came with the Solar Panel because they were a better balance of weight to the right amount of power and millia

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Custom Segways in Oakland, California

Check out some of these really cool custom segways from a company in Oakland, California!

[via] enGadget

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DIY HACK – 24 year old makes Homemade Helicopters!

Wow, this 24 year old from Nigeria built his own helicopter!

Mubarak Muhammad Abdullahi, seen here, a 24-year-old physics undergraduate in northern Nigeria, takes old cars and motorbikes to pieces in the back yard at home and builds his own helicopters from the parts

[via] Yahoo

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DIY HACK – HOWTO Build your own Ferrari!

Yes, I lied, this isn’t a Ferrari but a car built by one human being! Check out the cool pictures and helpful notes on building your own car!

This guy’s even selling these hot little cars.

Now taking orders for Bodywork kits, Chassis build plans and La Bala-Track crate kits!

Show Schedule Coming Soon! See La Bala at a number of Arizona region Track

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VIDEO: World’s Tallest Outdoor Glass Elevator!


Cool, the World’s Tallest Outdoor Glass Elevator is in China!

this controversial 326 metre high elevator takes you up the side of one of the many enormous cliffs in zhangjiajie, china – the lower 1/3 running from a cavern through the rock, the top 2/3 rising outside to the summit – and is the highest and heaviest outdoor elevator in the world. the elevator has an uncertain future due to the potential harm caused to the surrounding landscape.

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DIY HACK – HOWTO build An Internet Controlled Security Robot with GPS!



Looks like Shelto has been updating his internet robot project from couple months ago.

Check out this cool internet controlled security robots made with some CUBLOC PLCs and GPS modules.

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Solar Powered Bike!

Wow, check out this neato bike that can power itself using the power of the Sun!

The E-V Sunny Bicycle has light absorbing Solar panels built right into the Wheels, creating continual power from the Sun’s Rays, and maintaining a constant charge to the batteries. The bike is propelled by a 500 watt front hub motor.


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Aptera Electric Car


Check out this cool lookin’ Aptera Electric Car. They even got bunch of videos on their myspace page.

Looks like a big bug…haha…

Pre-order yours, it looks like this one’s gonna be a lucky one.

But only if you want to become known as the town eccentric. Clocking up a smug environmentalist’s dream 230mpg and maxing out at 55mph, the hybrid electro/diesel freakshow is available

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Robot Video – Robot Jockey Racing


Check out this awesome Robot Jockey, I’d say it’s one of the most creative robots ever built.

According to the designer, Martin Buehler, it’s a ”prototype jockey ridden hopping robot that controlled forward speed, hopping height, and pitch balance, the jockey did sideways balance and steering.” I had to read that sentence over about five times before it made sense, you too?


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Electrobike Pi – Hybrid Electric Bike

At $7500, I’d probably get a real bike like a Suzuki GSX-R600 but this hybrid electric bike is cool since you can charge it within about 2-3 hours and goes upto 46mph. I wouldn’t want to go that fast in a bike like this though…

This blindingly red transporter “combines the lightweight portability of a bicycle with speed and self-propulsion more akin to a motorcycle,” as it includes a 36-volt pack of NiMH batteries

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