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2015 Honda Grom 125 (Black) / MSX125 - Motorcycle Pictures | Honda-Pro Kevin

<i>Have you checked out the new Black color offered on the 2015 Honda Grom?</i> Unlike the 2014 Grom in black, the 2015 Grom in black has a mixture of a …

Motorcycles

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Forget helicopters, the US Army is going with real-life hoverbikes - Pocket-lint

The US Department of Defense has struck a deal with UK-based Malloy Aeronautics to develop and build hoverbike vehicles in the States.<p>Malloy's …

Military

Kickr adds an electric motor to any longboard

To use Kickr, the skater connects the device to their existing board. To do so, they wrap the battery pack around the bottom of the board, remove one …

Dimension Two Longboards

DTWO(Dimension Two) is a longboard company from Slovenia. The artistic longboards are beautifully crafted by a group of friends composed by craftsmen …

Murksli Handcrafted Wooden Skateboards

Murksli is a Slovenian brand that makes beautiful wooden longboards and skateboards. Designed and perfected over the years, the handcrafted boards …

Mellow Turns Any Skateboard Into An Electric Skateboard In Minutes

More than just your average e-skateboard, Mellow is an electric drive system that lets you turn any old skateboard into a full-fledged electric …

This Guy Is Making Skateboards Out Of Trash

Challenged by the World Wildlife Fund to repurpose daily objects into something completely unexpected, artist Mac Premo has teamed up with the …

No car, no problem: 17 of the slickest electric rides

All kinds of personal-sized, eco-minded rides have been popping up on the market ready to propel us through the streets. Whether it's for a quick commute or a casual cruise, these electric rideables help save time and fossil fuels. Not only do they get you from point A to point B quickly, but …

Smartphone Controlled Electric Skateboard 3D Printed at Autodesk's Pier 9

Skateboards have long been the transportation choice of many a car-less teenager, but now that an entire generation of skaters have grown into …

IRL: A closer look at Boosted Boards' Dual+ electric skateboard

My younger, street-skating self would've scoffed at the idea of an electric skateboard, at least one that wasn't built for tricks while in transit. But having spent less time doing slappies and ollies in recent years, taking to the streets on an electric version finally seemed a viable alternative. …

Europe's combat UAV takes to the skies over Italy

After nearly a decade of design and development, the first full-size nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator is ready for operational tests. Six European nations have coordinated on the UCAV's development. Defense contractor Dassault is responsible for its construction. The 41-foot …

"Da Gou", China's Own Big Dog Robot

Two years ago, Boston Dynamic's four legged Big Dog robot was recruited as the U.S. Army's Legged Squad Support System (LS3) tech demonstrator. But in the meantime, China has not been standing still in the field of bionic robots. At a late August expo on unmanned technologies, NORINCO provided the …

Robotics

Brain stimulation: The military’s mind-zapping project

Shocking the brain with mild electrical current was once a controversial treatment for the mentally ill. Now evidence is emerging that it could quicken learning and improve attention, and as Emma Young discovers, the US military is very interested in its potential.<p>An unusual trial is underway at …

The Brain

Skylens heads-up display helps pilots 'see' through the fog

Thanks to instrumentation, flying blind in bad weather isn't the problem it used to be, but pilots still suffer the unfortunate effects of spatial disorientation. Not being able to see where you're going causes people to lose their sense of balance and direction, which can sometimes lead to fatal …

A Drone For Dangerous Missions

The Ares drone lands like a chopper, so it can enter and exit a dangerous spot quickly<p>As early as next year, the Depart­ment of Defense will test-fly an entirely new type of combat drone. The craft is called Ares, for Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System, and it’s designed to take off and land …

Drones

New fighter pilot helmet delivers night vision without goggles

Fighter pilots have access to helmets with amazing abilities. However, they still have to strap on heavy night vision goggles to fly in the dark -- an all too literal pain in the neck. Much to aircrews' relief, BAE Systems wants to make that clunky headgear a distant memory. Its brand new Striker …

Icon A5 Systems Layout Model

Icon (purveyors of high-quality light sport aircraft) have released early details on the newest version of their A5, the Icon A5 Systems Layout Model …

Strike Cam Underwater Fishing Camera

Fishing is unique among most outdoor endeavors in that you don't actually see the moment when the magic happens and the fish takes your bait. Unless …

Compact Folding Survival Bow

The Compact Folding Survival Bow, or CFSB-1 for the acronym happy (I think the "1" indicates it's #1 in the world, like America or Megan Fox in a …

How do you top a wrist-mounted crossbow? With one that's semi-automatic, apparently

The WristBow Mk II is mainly constructed from a combination of hand-made aluminum, steel and brass components, and uses a 2-milliwatt red laser to …

Ammunition

Rise Of The Insect Drones

Nature spent millions of years perfecting flapping-wing flight. Now engineers can reproduce it with machines.<p>Five years ago, Richard Guiler and Tom Vaneck were sitting at a bar a few blocks from their office, trying to take their minds off work. For nearly a year, the two engineers had been …

University of Washington

5 Dream Jobs You Probably Didn’t Know Exist

These creative thinkers prove that if you can dream it, you can probably make a living out of it.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Having a dream job means different things to different people.<p>It could be the job you’ve been …

Ferrari's hybrid commits sacrilege, rolls in electric-only mode

Pop quiz, hotshot. How much horsepower do you get with a 789HP V12 and 160HP electric motor? Any Ferrari fan knows the (insane) answer: 949. That's the total output from the $1.69 million hybrid LaFerrari, and Ferrari has always said that both motors would always work as one to produce it -- no …

The Hoverboard Is Coming! The Hoverboard Is Coming!

The “Hendo Hoverboard” levitates one inch off the ground and is on Kickstarter today.<p>One year from today, on October 21, 2015, Marty McFly and company are scheduled to arrive from the past–as seen in <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>. And what a disappointment it would be if our future world didn’t have …