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Ship carries ships and other big stuff

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Wow, check this ship out, it can carry anything from oil refinery to a luxury cruise!  So that’s how they move big ships…

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Radio controlled Dragonfly available at Radio Shack

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All right, the dragon fly is finally available at my favorite store, Radio Shack! We’ve been secretly collecting some toys from Radio Shack, this WILL make us happy again.

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Roboman Hoverboard!

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Wow, I wish this was real…

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Homemade $230,000 Boeing 747 Flight Simulator!

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Check out the homemade flight simulator you can test your 747 pilot skills with!

One day Matthew Sheil’s Boeing 747 is dodging houses on the approach into Hong Kong, the next it’s shaking like a baby’s rattle in a storm over the Atlantic. But Sheil does it all at a cruising altitude of about nine feet without ever leaving a Sydney, Australia, warehouse.

An amateur pilot who runs a trucking company, Sheil has spent eight years building a flight sim

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DIY – Nomad Autonomous Buggy

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Here’s a nice little RC buggy for future reference on RC mods…

This was probably the most important thing to achieve. The R/C vehicle that I’m using has 2 servos, one to move the position of the front wheels and therefore controls steering and the other controls a mechanical speed controller (push it forwards and you go forwards, backwards and you reverse with an zone in the middle of not moving).

Servos are driven by a PWM signal which allows accurate positioni

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Bike Plow for your winter holidays

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Check out this awesome bike plow to plow your snow while exercising!

After years of not having much success riding my road bike in the snow, I discovered the seat could be raised high enough on my daughter’s mountain bike for me to ride comfortably. Although the bike handled well in new snow, compacted, icy snow with hundreds of footprints and a few other bike tracks was a bit treacherous. I soon realized the amount of time it would take me to shov

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X-Hawk flying car by 2010

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Cool flying cars being developed by Urban Aeronautics!

Well, this is nothing new to you and I of course. We’ve heard this one before. Urban Aeronautics, mker of the X-Hawk, founder Rafi Yoeli says we may see one by 2010. Features include a speed of 155 mph, 12,000-foot altitude, 2 hours flying time, vertical take off and landing. Sweet!

Pricing. Ouch. An X-Hawk might ru

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8 Million Dollar car made by students

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The car is kinda slow doing 0 to 60mph in 4.4 seconds but cool to see that it’s designed by students at a University.

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Cool DIY LED Bike Light System

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Check out this cool LED Bike Light system you can make!

This can be made to be just a headlight or both a headlight/taillight bike light system.

My NiteRider light was off getting fixed at the factory and I needed something for my daily commute. I have used it in a 45 minute pouring rain commute on the way in to work and it worked like a champ.

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Metacafe Video – 300 Km/h Radio Control Air Plane

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Remember the 200MPH Radio controlled model Jet? Here’s another cool one that can go 300KM per hour!

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