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Finally: A DIY Wooden Vespa You Can Ride!

An incredibly talented, devoted, and patient artist named Carlos Alberto created this fully-functional Vespa out of layers of laminated plywood. In addition to being made almost entirely of renewable materials, delivering thrilling performance, and giving back more than 100 miles of smiles for every gallon of gas you put into it, it is incredibly, unspeakably […]

September 18th

This Papercraft Pagani Zonda is 100% Recyclable

The Pagani Zonda, using a big, Mercedes-derived V12 engine, is hardly a model of (what we might call) efficiency … but this latest Pagani is nearly perfect, being lightweight, 100% recyclable, and offering all the sexy looks of the Zonda with ZERO of the standard version’s harmful carbon emissions!

February 27th

Electric Water Kart Tears up Paris' Canals (w/ video)

Somewhere between a geriatric paddle-boat and a high-intensity Jet Ski lies this, Aquelo‘s new Gliss-speed “water kart”. The Gliss-speed is a fully electric commuter craft with a top speed of about 15 knots (a little over 15 mph) that offers easy operation, nimble handling, and – if Aquelo’s promotional video (below) is to be believed […]

April 15th

Make Quiet Waves With an Infinyte Electric Boat

I’m not much of a boater. To be entirely honest, open water with no land in sight kind of scares me. But I’ve managed to make it on a few boats, and the one thing I always noticed, and hated, was the noise from the outboard motor. It can be impossible to have a civilized […]

March 30th