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Amphibious Snake Robot!

Here’s a cool lookin’ amphibious snake robot that can swim in the water.  It looks scary the potentials of what (harmful stuff) this robot can possibly do.

ACM-R5 is equipped with paddles and passive wheels around the body. To generate propulsive force by undulation, the robot need a resistance property as it glides freely in tangential direction but cannot in normal direction. Due to the paddles and passive wheels, ACM-R5 obtains that character both in wa

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LiveLuggage is a Power Assisted Luggage!

Well, after more than 20 years of electric golf carts, power luggage is here.  If you travel a lot and you carry a lot of crap with you, this might be the luggage to get.  It’s a good thing you can recharge the batteries simply by pushing it around.

The motors are powered by a rechargeable 12V NiMH battery which will run for about 2 hours on a single charge. It does come with a built-in charger, but it’s also able to

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Bike Powered Tennis Ball Launcher!

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/1399102/pedal_powered_tennis_ball_launcher/

Here’s a fun DIY, a bike that’s powers a tennis ball launcher.

Pretty good stuff…

Both cleanly powered and built from 2 recycled bicycles, scrap steel and wood, leaking 5 gallon water jug and a lacross stick, our pedal powered tennis ball launcher was created as a unique entry for the innovate or die pedal powered machine contest. It allows players varying in skill levels to practice to be better at both tennis and cycling. The launcher is towed to the court on its built-in bicy

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Koolatron B33 Kool Wheeler Icebox!

As a fishing fanatic, I always bring my giant wheeled icebox like this one pictured here.  I’d love to get one of these “iced” versions for Father’s Day.

Happy Father’s Day everybody!  I am going golfing today. 🙂

The Koolatron B33 Kool Wheeler makes it easy to carry a heavy load from house to car to picnic table to boat, etc. Using the built-in wheels and the unique fold-out handle, the wheeler is conveniently portable and unaffected

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Workstation Pod

Workstation Pod is innovative and intriguing, would be a great fit for a modern design house.

The Globus is a complete mobile work station in an innovative, compact form. We predict a great future for this sophisticated work station on wheels – a truly appealing example of innovative design. The Globus has everything you might expect of an instant classic. Until then, as well as providing food for conversation, the Globus will provide an inspiring working environment for today’s mor

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New type of Skateboard – T-Board!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YP07oLj9lCc

Check out this T-board, it’s basically a skateboard with 2 wheels instead of 4. It seems to travel pretty fast and mich better for surfers, snowboards, who are trying to stay in shape during summer months.

You can order a T-board 38 inch here and T-board 41 inch here.

Firstly what’s a T-board?!

“The T-board is a high performance carving hybrid built specifically to mimic the sensation of carving on a snowboard or

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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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Giant human hamster wheel powers Giant Nose Picking machine!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V652yOYHWdo

Oh boy, I am looking forward to this cool giant nose picking machine powered by human hamster wheels! (at the Maker Faire)

Here’s a fun interactive toy in the Rube Goldberg style. The “coin” is a 10′ human hamster wheel. Participants walk on the wheel. This turns a pulley which turns a large disc from an electrical spool which lifts a see-saw lever which lifts an “arm” which twists a finger into the nose of a 12 foot face suspended on a 23 foot tower.

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Wheel Style Robot Parking System

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qVayzRc4sSo

These things have been around South Korea for last couple years. It’s a wheel style robot parking system. You can find your car by pushing on the touchscreen menus to retrieve your car. I’ve actually worked with couple people at my work trying to make touchscreen control systems before and these things are great for any big cities. I am just surprised there are practically none in San Fran. Bummer… Let me see if I can find more cool videos on these wheels style robot parking systems

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The next generation skateboard – Flowboard!

Check out these cool flowboards, the next generation of skateboards. I don’t know how well you can balance yourself on one of these new skateboards with 7 WHEELS per truck. But you know that Bush doesn’t want you to take his away from him. Well, we will just have to get one soon and start doing some crazy nollies near downtown SF…

(Maybe they will send us a free sample for a free video r

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