I just visited Iceland for the first time! But, due to airport chaos, I was only there for exactly 36 hours. Here's what I learned from my short trip, camping out on ice and dunking myself in the country's steaming hot springs.
Called the Imperial Crawler by designer Christopher Aleria, this interesting take on the AT-AT would have surely been immune to Luke's harpoon technique.
Charles Guan, recent MIT grad, is certainly a certifiable tinkerer. Where I see a skateboard and a snowblower engine he sees a portable off-road skateboard. Completely DIY, it got noticed at the World Maker Faire New York on Saturday.
Scarpar is an off-road skateboard we've seen before as a concept and is now available for pre-order. The DTV Shredder, which is being eyed by the military, is a new one for me. Both would be the end of me.
You can literally roll Visual Drugstore's MMOV and stage a party anywhere, with the multimedia off-road vehicle bringing along a stage, speakers and a projection lighting system. Sure beats turning up to a party with some onion dip.
Normal skateboards are fine and all, but don't you ever get sick of pavement? It's a little limiting, no? Fiik makes skateboards that cruise wherever you want, using an 800-watt motor and chunky, off-road tires. And that motor's controlled by remote—you steer yourself like you would an RC car, with enough battery to…
Most outdoor navs, like the Magellan Triton, just go from point A to point B when navigating off road. Current and future Magellan Triton owners are is getting Primordial's Ground Guidance logic, which calculates routes around rivers, steep inclines and dense tree cover by analyzing aerial photography and elevation…