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Call It A Comeback: Volkswagen Microbus Is On Its Way Back

The hippie/surf icon is on its way back. At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, Volkswagen debuted a new Microbus concept that it calls the Bulli. Company executives have indicated plans of bringing the bus to production.

Auto Prices May Soar Due To Post-Earthquake Turmoil

Car prices are expected to experience an increase due to an automotive industry hobbled by the natural disasters in Japan.

Japan Earthquake Keeps Hitting: GM Closes Another Plant

The Japanese earthquake and tsunami of March 11 continue to make their effects felt here in the United States. After closing a Louisiana plant, GM was forced to close another plant.

Windsurfing Goes Snow, Land, Ice And Then Some

Harness the wind and get more power, lift and control for sports on nearly every type of terrain imaginable.

Japan's Earthquake & Tsunami Disaster: A Personal Perspective

The catastrophic earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 of 2011 resonated throughout the world, carried in unprecedented detail via the Internet and broadcast media. Having once walked the scenic shores, beautiful beaches and quaint city streets of Miyako, the scope of the disaster is stunning beyond belief.

Japan Auto Industry Hit Hard By Quake

The effect of the massive earthquake that rattled Japan is a story that's going to play out for months to come. As you might expect, the quake has wreaked havoc on Japan's automotive industry.

Cardio From The Comfort Of Your Couch

Bicycling while watching TV, drinking beer and eating fatty foods...what could be better?

Snowshoes Without The Bindings: Easton V60 Racing

A new bindingless snowshoe from Easton delivers a lighter, more ergonomic fit.

From Bike To Motorbike With Turbospoke

A timeless childhood pasttime all wrapped up in a neat, easy-to-install package.

Aiptek PocketCinema T25: The Projector That You Can Take Anywhere

Now here's a projector that you can literally take anywhere with you! It's small enough to fit inside your pocket but this isn't just some fancy novelty product for show because it actually does a pretty bang-up job.

Wagner Offers The Ultimate Custom Ski

A ski that's designed around what matters most: the person skiing it. After all, you're not Bode Miller or Lindsey Vonn, why should your ski be designed to their specifications?

[De]Hydration! Six Pack Holder For Your Bike

A better way to transport beer by bike.

The Bombardier Project Eco Train, Completely Solar Powered

Francisco Lupin, an Argentinian industrial designer, created an ecological, ergonomic, and economically efficient design for the Bombardier train competition. Called the Inter Urban Eco Train, eco4, for short, it is designed to offer local transit services for business commuters and students who go back and forth to school or universities. Zero carbon emissions.

Life On The Death Star - Shooting Lasers At Space Junk

Scientists want to shoot all the space junk out of the sky, just like Darth Vader taking pot shots at X-wings.

Over-The-Air Updates...For Cars?

Get out from under the chassis and onto the computer! Cars of the future may be capable of changing driving settings and adding functions by way of over-the-air software updates.

Jet-Powered Skiing Takes It To The Next Level

Strap a rocket to your back, skis to your feet and go where the fuel takes you. What could possibly go wrong?

A Ferrari Gets Heli-ed Across Some Of The World's Most Beautiful Mountains

A brand-new, cherry-red Ferrari. A massive military chopper. Snow-covered, mid-winter peaks in the Italian Dolomites. Those three elements set the scene for Ferrari's latest video.

Massachusetts Ski Resort Drops Off The Grid

A small ski resort in Massachusetts has become the world's first ski resort to provide for 100 percent of its own power needs.

Japan's Vending Machines Dispense Drinks for People, Juice for Cars

Juicing up on the road is about to get a lot more convenient, because a consortium of 10 Japanese companies wants to quench your thirst and recharge your car... at the same time and place!

Slim's Gift To Mexico: The New Museo Soumaya In Mexico City

It is unusual for one person to build an art museum and fund it all, especially when no future remuneration is expected in return. But when your name is Carlos Slim Helú and you are the richest person in the world, who happens to own roughly 66,000 coveted works of art, it might cross your mind.