Crazy people change two wheels while driving the car

Why stop to change your tires when you can keep driving on two wheels and have your passengers go out the car to change them as you keep driving? Sploid reader Officer Mike posted a video similar to this on the comments. Apparently, this is something common in arab countries: It's called hagwalah. » 4/21/14 10:50pm 4/21/14 10:50pm

Freewheeler Speaker Can Be Rolled Around: Yeah, That Makes it Worth…

The Freewheeler speaker features a frequency response of 52 - 21,000 Hz, a 112dB output, a built-in FM receiver, a battery life of 8 hours and a wireless range of 656 feet- but I'm having trouble figuring out what makes it worth $21,000. Is it the fact that it is roughly the size of a Mazda Miata tire (only thicker)… » 8/08/08 9:30pm 8/08/08 9:30pm

Octane 120: Arcade Cabinet Meets Kegerator Meets Home Theater

What more can we ask for? This September, arcade cabinet manufacturer Dream Arcades will be releasing a sit-down unit that's pretty much every childhood and adult fantasy we've had rolled into one. Built upon a "high-end gaming PC" platform, the Octane 120 displays games through a 10-foot screen with its built-in… » 7/29/08 1:10pm 7/29/08 1:10pm

USB Pottery Wheel Is Hypnotic, Pointless


Remember that romantic scene from Ghost with the wet pottery and the steamy groping? This USB pottery wheel mod will never, under any circumstances, re-create such an intense moment by the side of your computer. But it is pretty entertaining to watch a hard drive coupled with sweaty fingers create asymmetrically clay… » 2/29/08 10:39am 2/29/08 10:39am

Omni Directional Wheels Make Parallel Parking and Donuts Easy

While we've already been impressed by Lexus' self-parking car, we're even more intrigued by a good omni directional wheel design. We're not certain of the source behind this video, but whoever worked on this project really needs to get in touch with Ford, Honda and our insurance adjuster ASAP. Just imaging the… » 1/27/08 2:00pm 1/27/08 2:00pm

Porsche 911 PlayStation 3/PC Steering Wheel

It's not every day that an actual automaker creates a steering wheel for console gaming, so this Porsche 911 setup is especially awesome. It's a "fully licensed, to-spec reproduction," which means the wheel, the 6+1 gear sticks, and the wireless pedals are all as authentic as you're going to get in your living room.… » 10/01/07 6:00pm 10/01/07 6:00pm

Microsoft Starts Xbox 360 Racing Wheel Retrofit Program to Prevent Your…

Similar to the way that the power cables on the original Xbox had problems with possibly catching on fire, the Xbox 360 Racing Wheel can possibly cause your wheel to "overheat" and "release smoke." Thanks to a couple instances of this happening, Microsoft is instituting a program where you can get an AC adapter… » 8/23/07 11:40am 8/23/07 11:40am

Ghetto Wii Wheel From Billet Mechanical Takes You Back to the '80s

If you thought the plastic-looking Nintendo Wii Mario Kart wheel was a little too classy, Billet Mechanical has the wheel for you. First, it's not even a wheel. It's a Knight Rider-like half steering wheel that has grips on the two ends for gripping. It's not like you're doing hand over hand on regular wheels anyway,… » 7/12/07 6:10pm 7/12/07 6:10pm