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The Gazebox Is A Gazebo and Garage In One

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Garages are overrated. What you need is the Gazebox. It’s a combination garage and gazebo, which opens up at the touch of a button. It’ll protect your car when you want to, and offer you a fun little gathering space when you need it. Here are the standard features:

• Multipurpose Carport, Garage, Gazebo.
• Easy to use.
• Automatic opening.
• Protects from the sun.
• Efficient air flow. Does not retain heat
• Protects from bad weather
• Snow and wind resistant
• Protects from birds and animals.
• Esclusive design made in italy.
• Customizable colors, graphics and more
• Durable framework.
• Excellent value.
• Requires minimal space.
• Further theft protection.
• Makes no water buildups.
• Removable structure.
• Quick anchorage to the ground.
• Independent fan regulation.

That’s for the base model. Upgrades include an air conditioner, solar panels, and even a vacuum cleaner. It’s great for people who have a driveway but no garage. Sadly, the price is nowhere to be found, but it does seem like a real product that you can buy.

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MotorMood Lets You ‘Smile’ At Other Motorists

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It’s a jungle out there. Some people drive way too fast (or way too slow), while others overtake and cut lanes like there’s no tomorrow. Yep, I’m talking about the traffic in major cities and how crazy things can get. But there are drivers who are pretty awesome, too– those who give way or let you pass when you’re in a rush.

You can flash your headlights or raise your hand to say a quick “thank you,” or you can literally send a smile their way with MotorMood. With the push of a button, you can trigger the MotorMood that’s attached on your rear window to display a happy face.Continue Reading

Want This: Star Wars Millennium Falcon Windshield Sun Shade

Star Wars Millennium Falcon Windshield Sun Shade

 

You might not have the best or most expensive car in the parking lot, but you’ll have the entire gang from Star Wars and that should be more than enough to make others green with envy. Well, maybe not envy but it’ll certainly turn heads for sure.

The Star Wars Millennium Falcon Windshield Sun Shade puts Han Solo behind the wheel, with Chewbacca sitting beside him casually as if they did nothing but drive and ride cars all day. The sun shade is collapsible, so it’s easy to fold up and store when it’s not in use. It’s available from Think Geek for $19.99.

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Lego Car Created From 500,000 Lego Pieces With A Speed Up To 20mph

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If you’re looking for something truly amazing and creative, take a look at this Lego car created by Steve Sammartino and Raul Oaida using 500,000 pieces of Lego and 256 pistons. The thing which makes it totally awesome is the engine, which is also made of lego pieces with four orbital engines and runs on air, at a maximum speed of 20-30 miles per hour. It could go faster, but the creators decided not to push the limits as there’s a risk of ‘Lego explosion’, which is totally justifiable. Interestingly, the Lego car was created on Romanian shores and was shipped to Melbourne. How awesome can it be? If you ask me, I simply love the creativity of both Steve and Raul, who met belong to different parts of the world and met on the internet. Find out more details about the project at Super Awesome Micro Project link below.

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McLaren: ‘No More Wipers For Us, We’re Going For Fighter Jet Technology’

McLaren Fighter Jet Technology

Driving a car without windshield wipers in the rain is an accident just waiting to happen. However, that won’t be the case with McLaren’s future vehicles because even though they won’t come with wipers, they’ll come installed with technology used in fighter jets that’ll keep windshields clear, even in the strongest of rains.

While the car manufacturer hasn’t unveiled too many details on the exact technology they’ll be using, experts suggest that the system will use high-frequency system that will course sound waves through the windshield. This movement will create a forcefield of sorts that will deflect rain, mud, and insects.

McLaren’s Frank Stephenson said: “I was told that it’s not a coating on the surface but a high-frequency electronic system that never fails and is constantly active. Nothing will attach to the windscreen.”

No more wiper blades. Now isn’t that something?

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Mini Movie Campy Packs a Theater Into a Tiny Camper

Dethleffs Mini Theater Camper

This camper looks just like a typical camper, except for the fact that it’s got an actual theater crammed into it. I kid you not–it actually has a big screen inside (well, the biggest screen that could be fit into it), along with plush chairs that’ll make you feel like you’re watching a movie in an actual theater.

Created by German camper manufacturer Dethleffs, this Mini Movie Campy was showcased at the recent Dusseldorf Caravan Salon. As you can see, they made the most out of the 12.2-foot-long (3.72-m) camper, equipping it with a huge 3D television, a surround sound system, and seven theater-style seats.Continue Reading

Attention-Powered Car Slows Down If You’re Not Concentrating

Attention Powered Car

Driving isn’t rocket science, but it still requires a good dose of concentration so you can react quickly to unexpected situations (like another car suddenly swerving into your lane) and avoid accidents. A lot of people like to text or use their phones while they’re driving, and this is one of the most common causes of car accidents. Not only does this put the driver’s life at risk, but it also endangers pedestrians and other drivers and their passengers as well.

With this in mind, Emotiv and the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia have teamed up to develop the Attention Powered Car. It comes with an EPOC neuroheadset by Emotiv that the driver is supposed to put on. The headset measures electrical activity in the brain that can determine the driver’s focus while he or she is driving.

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Yes, This Dude’s Driving an Upside-Down Camaro

Upside Down Camaro

No, there’s nothing wrong with your computer screen and your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you. This guy here is really driving an upside-down Camaro during a tongue-in-cheek racing event called 24 Hours of LeMONS. It’s essentially an endurance race for $500 cars.

The car pictured above combines elements of a bunch of two well-known vehicles: Chevy’s Camaro and Ford’s Festiva. It looks like the former on the outside, while running on the four cylinder, 1.3-liter engine of the latter on the inside.

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Volkswagen Gamifies Your Trip with SmileDrive

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Road trips are all fun and games unless you draw the shortest straw and are the unfortunate designated driver. Making driving more fun and less of a chore though is SmileDrive, an app by Volkswagen that’s compatible with dashboards that run on Android. The neat part is that you don’t have to drive a VW to join in on the fun; it’s playable on any car of any make or model, as long as you’re able to connect your phone to your car via Bluetooth.

Once your phone’s connected, the app runs in the background and you’ll be able to earn achievements, stickers, and “punches” depending on the cars you spotted during your commute. You’ll get a “punch” whenever you pass a VW Beetle on the road and a “twinsies” medal if you pass a car that looks exactly like yours.

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