Think of a cross between a motorized skateboard and a scooter and you have the 20 MPH Motorized Wheelrider ($500). You place your feet inside the hubless tires and steer with a side to side motion directed at the front wheels. The Wheelrider has a 2-horsepower enginine which is controlled by a handheld throttle. It requires an oil and gas mixture and can go for about an hour between refills. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=bgas5eWkFVo width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the Wheelrider in action.
Lego and Shell have entered into a partnership to co-promote each of their brands. This seems like one of the most misguided business partnerships I've heard to date. Some believe that by entering into this agreement, Lego is soiling its name and possibly using its leverage with young people to sway opinion. Check out the video and let us know if it swayed you at all.
The Natural Log Skateboards ($100-$140) are environmentally friendly skateboards handcrafted in San Diego California. The boards are made from recycled woods like Oak and sustainable woods like bamboo. There are currently four models available for sale. Check out additional pictures after the break.(more…)
Kodak is throwing their hat into the 360-degree action cam ring, with the release of their Kodak Pixpro SP360 Action Camera ($299). The SP360 has an ultra-wide angle lens that points upward, giving you a 360-degree angle-of-view on the horizontal axis and on the vertical axis it provides a 214-degree view. You can choose between multiple view modes including 360-degree panoramic view, interactive 360-degree ring view, split 180-degree front and rear view, 214-degree dome view, and a 214-degree front view.
Another collaboration has hit the streets, as Bodega takes a shot at the Reebok Insta Pump. The Bodega x Reebok Insta Pump Fury ($189) is a celebration of the Pump's 20th anniversary. The shoe's upper is made from a multitude of materials including leather, suede and neoprene and just as many colors; grey, canvas, black, and red. The shoes are slated to hit the streets on April 18th.
The New Matter MOD-T 3D Printer ($199) wants to be the printer that everyone can afford. If you've been wanting to get a 3D printer, but have been turned off by the price, then the Mod-T should peak your interest. The printer makes printing as easy as sending a friend a text and adjusting 3D models as easy as adjusting a photograph. The first part of New Matter's end to end system is the printer. They created a 2-axis motion system that simultaneously moves and supports the build plate. The results in few parts and a much cheaper product. The next part is their store, where you can download and customize 3D models and limited edition items. Every design is specifically calibrated to New Matter's printer. And if you're a 3D designer you can make some extra cash by uploading your creations to the store. The New Matter MOD-T is now available for pre-order through their Indiegogo campaign.