Wiimote-Controlled Canoe Adds Nerdiness, Removes Physical Effort

Ah, the great outdoors. Nothing says summer like heading out in your canoe. Especially if said canoe has been modified with a small electric motor that's controllable via a Wiimote. That's right, nerds: now you can use your mad Wii skills to help you avoid the horrible exertion that comes from paddling.… » 7/28/08 11:00am 7/28/08 11:00am

Man Makes Canoe with Seven Thousand Chopsticks

Shuhei Ogawara spent two years of his life collecting 7,382 wood disposable chopsticks from his office cafeteria, glued them together in three months, and applied a polyester coat to build this 13-foot long, 66-pound canoe. This is heavier than a regular canoe, so he still doesn't know if it's going to float or not.… » 4/07/08 2:15pm 4/07/08 2:15pm