Porsche is one of the popular kids on Facebook. They have just reached over two million likes on their Facebook page and have created a special Cayman S in appreciation. Each one of those fans has their profile picture placed in an intricate photo mosaic on the special edition car.
A couple days ago we wrote about that badass space-fighter attack boat thing, and we mentioned that it uses "supercavitating technology" to help reduce hull friction. Supercavitation works on bigger boats, too, and a new generation of cargo ships will use lots of little bubbles to improve their fuel efficiency by 25%.
NASA has been actively encouraging aerospace companies to start working on the next generation of passenger airliners, and we've been impressed by futuristic designs from Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Northrop Grumman revealed its design last week, and it probably looks familiar: it's basically a giant B-2 stealth bomber that you can ride inside.
If you decided to take the design dynamics of a speedboat mixed with a fancy Japanese toilet and apply them to an electric vehicle, you just might get something as oddly futuristic looking as the Sim-Lei car.
Nothing screams future like an automated pod transportation system. These little vehicles have been helping passengers get around Heathrow airport since April of last year, and they've been so successful that India is buying a huge new system to help tourists and pilgrims to visit a temple in Amritsar.
Some guys just need a hobby. Qu Zhibo from China's Sichuan Province is one of those guys — he's spent the last three years cobbling together a miniature vehicle that is dubbed a "knock off " Hummer. Amazingly he only spent about 4,000 yuan ($600 USD) to do it.
Just about a decade ago, Dean Kamen introduced the Segway, a vehicle that some said would change the way cities were built. Well that didn't happen, but in the meantime, a student at MIT caught up with Kamen with his own self-balancing vehicle.
We love water toys with interesting propulsion systems, and the new MIG 675 cruiser will certainly fit the bill. It will reportedly produce its own fuel by using an onboard generator to harvest hydrogen directly from the seawater itself.
As much as we liked the Chevy Volt, it's only really efficient when it's running on electricity. When you kick the gas engine in as a middleman, it gets much less eco-friendly, but a new type of fuel cell is able to convert gas into electricity. And it's tiny.
I'm no expert, but something tells me this car crash that took out eight Ferraris, three Mercedes Benzes, a Lamborghini Diablo, a Nissan GT-R and a Toyota Prius worth a combined total of $4 million is going down in history as one of the best worst crashes ever. Just look at all that damage!