The dawn of electric motoring is taking a little longer to gain traction than many hoped. But when it does, this is how we should be using the old pumps: repurposed as dog houses, amplifiers, bookshelves and coffee machines.
Potholes, while ruining tires and causing intense levels of irritation, could be put to good use soon, if Levant Power Corporation's plans to develop a shock absorber that harnesses the energy made from potholes' jolts actually go ahead.
Customs officers in Britain have seized 150 pairs of motorized roller blades, amid safety fears. The skates, known as Gasoline Skating Shoes, are fitted with a 25cc motor and have a top speed of 20mph. Since the skates are classed as a motorized vehicle, users would need a driving license, insurance and L-plates, were…