September 24, 2010
I’m not gay, but if I was I’d be driving the Cabrilet Trike! Sports an air cooled 150cc engine that can sustain a cruising speed of 50mph. $3,199 gets you this sweet ride plus shipping to anywhere in the United States. See more pictures.
January 28, 2010
The E430 from the British company Yuneec is the first electric plane set for commercial production. It only costs approximately $2 per hour in fuel to operate, with enough charge for up to a 3 hour flight. This light sport aircraft will set you back $89,000 when it comes out sometime 2011. Read the rest of this entry »
April 22, 2009
Now there is a case that ruggedly protects your iPhone, and is biodegradable. Made of bamboo (40% reclaimed) pulp which is pressed into the perfect shape to protect the phone from most accidents. I have even seen one swiped LCD side down on a brick surface, the bevel on the case saved the screen. The case is available at Amazon for $35.
March 6, 2009
The Gerber Kick Axe ($90) is the perfect tool for camping trips. Weighing in at just over a pound the metal locking frame is safe and innovative, allowing the user to quickly cut through branches up to 2.5 inches in diameter. Its compact nature allows it to be carried far more comfortably and safely then a full sized axe. The axe will be available July 1, 2009.
December 11, 2008
The Meraki Solar is a completely self-sustained outdoor Wi-Fi repeater. The base model starts at $850 if you provide your own solar panels, and can get as expensive as $1,500 for their higher density panels. This is the ideal solution for city planners, or people with huge acreage.
October 30, 2008
Anyone can get the green-thumb with EasyBloom Plant Sensor. It allows you to determine which plants will thrive in a specific spot in your yard or home. EasyBloom can also diagnose an ailing plant so you can bring it back to health. The steak features detailed plant information on over 5000+ plants and lets you store your favorites in a database on their site. Simply put the EasyBloom in the ground near your plant for one day, then connect the EasyBloom to your computer via USB. After that you will know everything you need to about the health and condition of your plant. See the image gallery.
October 22, 2008
The Ecobee is the ultimate smart thermostat. You may program it via its 3.5-inch touch screen or with its built in wifi on any internet enabled device. Ecobee features; 7-day programming, a personalized management web portal, live weather forecasts, email / SMS alerts, diagnostic alerts, maintenance reminders, and even electricity consumption monitoring. The thermostat will be available early 2009 for $385. [via]
August 16, 2008
Derbi has a sweet little bike in the works. The DH 2.0 could be described as a motorized mountain bike. Its name Derbi means DERived from BIcycles, and the DH suggests the design is derived from Down Hill bike racing. The frame is completely minimalistic which keeps the weight down to only 88lbs! The DH 2.0 is powered by a 100cc air cooled 4 stroke engine. It features; underseat exhaust, inverted fork, and an air monoshock rear suspension. There is no word on pricing or availabiltiy yet. You can go to Derbi and take a survey about this bike. See full specs and more photos.
July 7, 2008
Orchids are some of the hardest plants to grow and keep alive. With this kit anyone can get the green thumb and grow their own Orchid. Invitro supplies you with the seeds, the test tubes, and the nutrient-rich gel that’ll make it foolproof.
July 1, 2008
This Cat Play House (£15.00) from SUCK UK is an ingenious design. The DIY cardboard cutout houses come in 3 varieties; Tank, Fire Truck, and Plane. I don’t know if it is all cats, but my cats love to play in card board boxes. See another picture.