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Flying bike for easier commutes

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Researchers in the Czech Republic have unveiled a 95kg (210lb) remotely-controlled flying bicycle that can hover a few metres above ground....
Flying bike for easier commutes

3 more startups to watch from Y Combinator's demo day: evening edition

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Y Combinator’s summer startup class pitched to investors and the media Tuesday at the famed incubator’s demo day in Mountain View, Calif., with everyone hoping to nab big investments and become the next Dropbox or AirBnB. I picked my five favorite startups from the morning pitches, which saw the majority...
3 more startups to watch from Y Combinator's demo day: evening edition

Hubless Zigzain Bicycle Concept Powered by Simple Driveshaft [Bicycles]

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Would a drive shaft work in a bicycle? Possibly, and here's a BMX bike concept that takes the design and runs with it, sans hubs!The hubless wheels are a cool touch, I'll admit, but I have my doubts about whether the tiny driveshaft will replace today's venerable chain configuration. Whatever...
Hubless Zigzain Bicycle Concept Powered by Simple Driveshaft [Bicycles]

Cyclist wearing headphones, running red lights fined $1,555

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A Brooklyn man is bemoaning his fate, despite admitting going through three red lights while wearing headphones and riding his bicycle. Should he be? [Read more]...
Cyclist wearing headphones, running red lights fined $1,555

Make: Online : DIY Wooden Bicycle

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Make: Online : DIY Wooden Bicycle

TechStars-Backed Bondsy Launches An iOS App To Bring Bartering Into The 21st Century

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Today a TechStars-backed company is launching out of private beta and into the App Store in an attempt to bring the Utopian notion of a barterer’s lifestyle to fruition. Bondsy, founded by a long-haired, bearded, and Brazilian Diego Zambrano, lets users trade anything they own for anything their network has...
TechStars-Backed Bondsy Launches An iOS App To Bring Bartering Into The 21st Century

INSTAPRINT: The Love Child Of Polaroid And Instagram

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Here's another product hipsters could love. Instaprint will let you wirelessly print your Instagram photos on a mini paper so you can bring your online album to life. Each Instaprint machine is location-based, and can be set up as its own Wi-Fi network that users can connect to before...
INSTAPRINT: The Love Child Of Polaroid And Instagram
Amazon's Star Engineer Lives On A Gorgeous 52-Foot Yacht

inspirezme: Light and rigid can cage for your bicycle, made out...

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inspirezme: Light and rigid can cage for your bicycle, made out of leather, with a snug fit. Bring a can of soda (or beer, or juice) along for the ride. Designed by Walnut Studiolo Hipster Inception....
inspirezme: Light and rigid can cage for your bicycle, made out...

The Next Great Technology Platform: The Bicycle

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Bicycles have already become an essential part of our culture, but now they're shaping our urban and social spaces too....
The Next Great Technology Platform: The Bicycle
Hey, what's this? An admission that the US can learn from China

About That Terrifying Bagram Crash Video

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By now you've seen the tragic footage of a Boeing 747 cargo plane crashing soon after takeoff from Bagram airport in Afghanistan. What does this look like, from an aviation perspective? To get the caveats out of the way:  - I don't know first-hand that this is an authentic video, although...
About That Terrifying Bagram Crash Video

Mophie Outride ruggedized action case for iPhone hands-on

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Sure, you've been tempted to strap your iPhone to that ski helmet for a homemade action cam solution, but ultimately, you respect Apple's warranty, as limited as it may be. Mophie's new Outride ruggedized case equips your fragile smartphone with a ruggedized shell, protecting the device while also serving...
Mophie Outride ruggedized action case for iPhone hands-on

Bike parts get artists' imaginations in gear

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When a bike components company challenges artists to create sculptures and collages from bicycle parts, expect the unexpected. Like deer skulls and one-person circus machines. [Read more]...
Bike parts get artists' imaginations in gear

Pius EV is a build-it-yourself electric vehicle

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The Japan-based Modi Corporation that builds vehicle prototypes has now created a single-seater that can be assembled by buyers themselves, just like a shelf from Ikea. The Pius can be registered as a Class 1 motorized bicycle in Japan and used on the country's roads. Range or cost aren't yet...
Pius EV is a build-it-yourself electric vehicle

Inhabitat's Week in Green: flying bicycle, tatooed fruits and a wireless EV-charging system

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. This week, the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar -- the world's largest solar-powered boat -- docked in downtown Manhattan, and Inhabitat was on the scene to tour...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: flying bicycle, tatooed fruits and a wireless EV-charging system

This iPhone Game Controller Is So Popular That It Sold Out Within Hours (AAPL)

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The latest retro iPhone accessory is an NES-style game controller from ThinkGeek. It's called the iCade 8-bitty and it connects to your phone or iPad via Bluetooth for some extra-tactile gameplay. It comes from the same guys who made the famous iCade accessory for the iPad. Developers will be...
This iPhone Game Controller Is So Popular That It Sold Out Within Hours (AAPL)

Bicycle Can Cage

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Bring your favorite beverage along for the ride with this Bicycle Can Cage ($65). Hand-stitched using rigid leather, it installs on your bike using three clamps, and is the perfect...Visit Uncrate for the full post....
Bicycle Can Cage
Apple revises plans for its Campus 2 building, adding bicycle access improvements, additional parking, and more

Wahoo Fitness introduces RFLKT: an iPhone-powered bike computer that lets handsets stay in pockets

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Sure, you can turn your smartphone into a bike computer, but if you'd rather not put your pricey piece of tech anywhere near harm's way, Wahoo Fitness' RFLKT Bike Computer offers an alternative. Instead of packing all the brains, the device sits atop a bicycle's handlebar and displays data...
Wahoo Fitness introduces RFLKT: an iPhone-powered bike computer that lets handsets stay in pockets

Google wants to push back Oracle trial -- preferably by a few months, alternatively by two weeks

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Yesterday Judge Alsup entered an order setting April 16, 2012 as the definitive trial date for Oracle v. Google. Since then, there's been some more activity in that litigation, and today, Google's lead counsel, Robert van Nest (who also represents HTC against Apple), asked the court for a "continuance" (postponement).Mr....
Google wants to push back Oracle trial -- preferably by a few months, alternatively by two weeks
Turntable Rider adds a working DJ setup to your BMX

Can anyone recommend a turbo trainer for my bicycle?

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Can anyone recommend a turbo trainer for my bicycle?

6 Ways to Better Living: Inside an Internet of Things Home

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What if we took the leading sensor-based products currently being developed or already on the market, put them all under one roof, and added a typical American family? Would they just be the techiest family on the block, or would it have a significant impact on their lives? Here are...
6 Ways to Better Living: Inside an Internet of Things Home

Why Google Is Not Going Away

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Eric Jackson wrote in a Forbes article earlier this week that Google and Facebook might disappear in the next five years. Anything is possible. But his analysis of Google misses the mark. I’ve written my own critiques of Google. But the big G is more on par with Microsoft, IBM...
Why Google Is Not Going Away

Google updates its campus GBikes, will provide 1,000 for employees at its headquarters

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Google has refreshed the look and model of its two-year old campus bicycles — otherwise known as GBikes — demonstrating a new design that was sourced from staffers at its Mountain View headquarters. Last autumn, Google launched a competition calling for employees to help replace its aging bikes, pushing the...
Google updates its campus GBikes, will provide 1,000 for employees at its headquarters

EcoXPower charges a smartphone, bicycle headlight and tail light with pedal power

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Bicycle rigs for charging cellphones have lit up our radar before, but now the EcoXPower is being billed as the first device of its kind that can simultaneously juice up LED lights and a smartphone with the power of your pedaling. Packing a headlamp, a red tail light and...
EcoXPower charges a smartphone, bicycle headlight and tail light with pedal power

This week in Crave: The sporty edition

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When we weren't crowdsourcing existential questions this week, we were riding around on a cardboard bicycle and signing our name with our eyes. [Read more]...
This week in Crave: The sporty edition

Choosing the Paths Less Traveled? There's an App for That

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In his final year at the Design Academy of Eindhoven, Tom Loois received a vague assignment: "Design your personal definition of silence." Loois, whose training is in product design, had no idea what to do. He found himself, as the deadline approached, wandering around the city searching for inspiration....
Choosing the Paths Less Traveled? There's an App for That

Kickstarter: A Bike Headlight To End All Bike Headlights

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Last year I locked up my bike over on Pike street for an evening out with my friends. When I came back a few hours later, both my headlight and taillight had been stolen. What a crackhead was going to do with my budget headlight I don’t know, but the...
Kickstarter: A Bike Headlight To End All Bike Headlights
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