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Another amazing masterpiece by Star Wars passionate fans has come into limelight. A life-size model of the ‘Tie Fighter’ spacecraft has been created by a team of German Star Wars admirers. The 1:2 scale replica of Tie Fighter has been crafted using plastic, wood and steel which took almost 2 years for completion. The Darth Vader’s Tie fighter was publicized in Eichenzell, Germany and has become a hot topic of discussion among Star wars fan since then.
Last year’s Zombie apocalypse vehicle was an outstanding creation by Hyundai and no one had actually thought that anything better than this could be created. But Hyundai has done it again by creating Veloster Zombie Survival Machine. The company has joined hands with Robert Kirkman to unveil this masterpiece at 2013’s San Diego Comic Con. Just to make you familiar with the guy, Robert Kirkman is mind behind “The Walking Dead.”
A race car made out of cardboard and plywood was presented by students of Aston University at Shell Eco-Design competition. Judges of the competition were enthralled by the creation and decided to rank this car no. 1 among all the other creations. Yes, the car won the competition. It is also an Eco-friendly car as it is powered by Hydrogen. Also, the car is created in such a way that it folds entirely when required, for easy transportation (shipping, etc.)
Balmain Boat Company has found an excellent way to entertain you this summer. They have come up with the DIY Sailboat Kit. This kit allows you to build your very own sailboat in just a few hours. All you need to do is get equipped with hammer, drill and caulking gun and follow the instructions on the manual.
I’ve always wanted an easy and fun way of travelling short distances. I am quite sure you too wanted the same. Just for some guys like us, Inventist, a company that makes compact personal transportation vehicles, has unveiled Hovertrax. Hovertrax is a self-balancing, light-weight and small transporter that can carry you around at 6mph for 4 miles on a single charge. It can be used for both indoor as well as outdoor transportation.
We’ve featured many bizarre vehicles earlier, last week a huge bike with tractor tyres stole the show. Today is the time for Sternmotorbike, a bike powered by an airplane engine. The bike has 9 cylinders and not even a single silencer. I think the designer wants everyone to hear the bike roar. It took about one and a half years for Frank Ohle (designer of the bike) to complete this masterpiece.
Who wouldn’t want to race in a Batmobile? Team Galag, who seems to be a die-hard fan of Batman has built a real-life Batman Tumbler to compete in a race called the “Gumball 3000 Rally.” This Batman Tumbler cost the team a whopping £1 million ($1.6 million) to build. You can well imagine how rich the team members would be when they are spending the huge amount just to build this completely road legal Batmobile.
Riding a bicycle is fun but driving on busy roads among other hefty automobiles is sure to leave you with safety concerns. IDEO London hosted a two days event where designers and hackers from all across the world exhibited their brilliance and expertise. Jeremy Innes-Hopkins an Industrial Designer along with his team created a very useful device for cycle safety.
Creativity has no limits and when great artists like Mai Yamashita and Naoto KobayashiIn think of doing something different, innovations are bound to happen. ‘Dogsled’ is a project worked upon by the above mentioned artists that works with a wheeled sledge and 23 toy cars. The toy cars are remote controlled and are masked with fur to make them comparable to sledge pulled by dogs.
Who wouldn’t want to go deep down the beauteous “Seven Seas” and explore the fascinating world beneath? Well, if you happen to be some creature that can swim in water for several hours it would be easier. But you cannot. Just to assist you in doing so, a UK store Harrods exhibited an effigy of Spymaster’s Orcasub in Technology Showcase 2.0. Orcasub is a private submarine that can be controlled via a joystick and can go deep down to 2,000 ft.
Pasadena Poly comes among one of the best schools in Los Angeles, nationally reputed to produce scholars, artists and athletes. However, these two kids who have graduated from Pasadena Poly have spent their whole summers working on building a tractor out of salvage. These students intend to donate the tractor to South Central Farmers.
When luxury and technology team up to get behind the wheel, the result is somewhat of the character of a ‘robotic chauffeur’. Recently, a circuitous race track in California witnessed an Audi TTS being deftly handled through sharp nooks and curves solely by virtue of robotics.