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PowerRider 360 Upgrades The Big Wheel

Every kid had a Big Wheel growing up. The enormous tricycle was what you used to rove as far as, uh, the next driveway, but it was still the first taste of freedom and seated locomotion to many of us. Razor, who you might remem...
 
Autos
 
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The Renovo Coupe Might Just Be The Electric Supercar Of Your Dreams (video)

On paper, electric cars would make great supercars. They can transfer all their power to the wheels, making getting up to speed a simple matter, for example. But aside from Tesla's roadster, nobody's really delivered on the pro...

 
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LG’s New OLED TV Is Something You Might Be Able To Afford

OLED TVs are beautiful things, and like many beautiful things in life, they aren't cheap. In fact, they ran you five figures as late as a year ago. But with plasma dying out, the television industry has to get you to buy a new ...
 
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CraftBot Makes 3D Printing Affordable

3D printing is the revolution in desktop manufacturing that many people have been waiting for. But the revolution does not come cheap; even a "starter" 3D print can cost thousands of dollars. Fortunately, people want to bring t...

 
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Mold Your Own Galaxy With ‘Star Wars: Sculpting A Galaxy’

Star Wars was an important film series on many, many levels. And one of the most important ways it changed film was with its elaborate model work, which pushed forward the state of the art and opened minds to the idea that mode...
 
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Athos Is The Next Generation Of Fitness Tracking

Fitness tracking is a useful tool for those obsessed with doing more longer and harder, whatever "more" happens to be. But most fitness trackers are essentially external kinetic sensors; they can track how many reps you do or h...

 
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Drift Stage Is A Stunning-Looking Game From Just Two People

Every '80s kid dreamed of making their own video game as they slammed on buttons and jabbed at D-pads. Most of us grew up, got jobs, and forgot about those dreams. Not Chase Pettit and Charles Blanchard, though. Drift Away The ...
 
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Behold The Hideous Xbox One You Can Get With ‘Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare’

I am not a fan of custom consoles, as a rule. Generally, when nerds are allowed to customize something, whether it's a console or a van, it generally turns into a monstrosity. And sometimes, these monstrosities are mass-produce...

 
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Flint Laces Turn Your Boots Into A Multitool

I'm obsessed with multitools, even though I don't need them and I'm not a survivalist. There's something about creating maximum efficiency out of what was once wasted space that just makes what is apparently a boring nerdy engi...
 
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The Solar Velomobile Lets You Pedal Or Roll To Your Destination

Solar power is the dream of many car owners. To be free of gasoline, to be able to just power up your car by leaving it outside and keeping the roof clean (admittedly a challenge), is a dream for many. Well, how much do you wan...

 
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LightMode Helmets Make Safety Awesome

Motorcyclists have a tough image, but in reality, they've got to drive carefully, especially at night. The sad reality is in the battle of car vs. motorcyclist, the car wins, every time. Visibility becomes crucial, especially a...
 
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Air Pakk Turns From Pack To Pillow

Wherever we go, we have a few things we need on us at all times. One of those, more often than not, is a pillow. But how do you carry your stuff and a pillow as well? For Air Pakk, the answer is "inflation." Pillowy Goodness Th...