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Paul Larsen holds the record for the world’s fastest sailing boat at 78mph. The sail boat used was called the VESTAS Sailrocket 2 and it looks like no other sailboat. Video of the VSR2 hauling butt in rough seas after the break. ...

Posted on Jun 22 2017 - 10:40am by Lisa C.
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  The Moke started as a British military vehicle in the 1950’s and became an instant classic. It was built by the British Motor Company (BMC) and Alec Issigonis, the father of the original Austin Mini. It looks like the Moke might be making a comeback, this time in America and with an all electric option as well. The gas powered Moke starts at $24,000 and the electric model starts at $16,000.

If you have some 3S or 4S Lipo batteries laying around you might want to check out the Volantex Vector 80 Remote Control Boat ($199). It comes with everything you need, sans batteries, and is fast, very fast. For the money this is a lot of boat. The boat is shipped “ready to run” and is powered by a water cooled 1800KV brushless motor. Even the ESC is water cooled. The Recent Vector 80 RC Boat is 81cm long and 21cm wide.    ...

This picture isn’t photoshopped. This stand up paddle board is massive. The Bestway Hydro Force 17′ Inflatable SUP ($999) is over 17-feet long and designed to hold 6-8 people. Talk about a good time! The Bestway Hydro Force Jumbo SUP is perfect for doing yoga, taking the family out, or playing king of the hill. It is so big that it comes with two hand pumps. You also get 4 paddles and a storage backpack. The SUP has an...

Paul Allen, cofounder of Microsoft, has been busy with his airplane project, Stratolaunch. This monster airplane started back in 2011 and while photos are starting to emerge the plane is still grounded. Burt Rutan, aerospace engineer, has gotten the plane this far but has yet to take it on a test flight. The Stratolaunch has a 285-foot wingspan, six 747 jet engines, 26 wheels, and can carry 250,000 pounds of fuel. The name hints at the purpose which is for low earth orbit flights and launching rockets into space. Eventually the Stratolaunch...

Posted on May 24 2017 - 9:09am by Adam E
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The Whippet Folding Bicycle ($3,900) is new to the scene, all the way from Britain. The Whippet Bike uses an oval 25CrMO4 steel frame for extra strength. The folding technique is different than folding bikes of the past in that it doesn’t use traditional folding hinges, instead it uses in-line retraction. In fact, I think the bike looks pretty good when folded up. In the folded position the bike is just 30% of its original size. The Whippet...

This new style of tow truck can have a car moved in less than 60 seconds! This seems like what the guys in the movie “Gone in 60 seconds” should have been using. It certainly would have been a lot less dramatic anyway. Check out the video of this super fast tow truck after the break. ...

This chubby little robotic fish is the world’s first bionic wireless underwater drone. This fish drone is named BIKI and it has a 4k camera, a wireless controller, a Smartphone app for control, and a battery life of up to 150 minutes. The BIKI isn’t going to complete an deep sea missions but it can dive to 196 feet and will even come to the surface when its battery is running low. Currently the BIKI Fish Drone is living on Kickstarter with an estimated price of

Posted on May 18 2017 - 10:22am by Russ
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Leave your surfboard or wakeboard at home. The SPORTSSTUFF Sumo Splash Guard ($115) is a crazy product with a strange name. This heavy-gauge PVC inflatable is worn like a protective suit and can be used for towing behind a boat or catching waves. Easier to see it in action, video after the break. ...

This Kiwano KO1 Scooter looks pretty cool and has some impressive features but it is still in the developmental phase. Hopefully it hits the market and with a price that isn’t too ridiculous. First, a bit about the Kiwano KO1 Scooter; Designed and engineered in the UK 4.4Ah/55.5V lithium ion battery 1000 watt motor 8.5″ wheel Weight – 44lbs Built in kickstand Foldable and adjustable foot pegs LCD display to show...