Archive | July, 2008

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New Hybrid Honda Insight Looks a Lot Like a Prius

Posted on 17 July 2008

New Insight is very prius like

The newly ‘spied’ Honda Insight boasts some outrageous gas mileage. With insider estimates at near 70 mpg it could be Honda’s magic Prius killer. At the every least it looks a hell of lot like one. Not really sure if that’s good or bad. I’m still baffled as to wear the Hybrid CRV is, but hey maybe it’s in the works too. Left Lane News has a slew of spy photos of the new Insight. Check em out.

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Man Vs. Bugatti

Posted on 17 July 2008

Just what the hell Mercurial Vapor Shoes are I’m not sure. But Nike’s new ad pits Cristiano Ronaldo (wearing a pair) against the Bugatti Veyron. Man verses machine. Sounds silly art first until you see the short distance they’re racing, and the fact that they have to stop and run back (the Bugatti uses reverse). So maybe it is possible for a runner to beat a Bugatti.

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Clothing Goes Hi-Tech at the Beijing Olympics

Posted on 17 July 2008

A lot of people might not think there is a whole lot of ‘tech’ in clothing. That couldn’t be further from the truth. When it comes to design and construction of today’s athletic clothing there is a ton of ‘tech’ going on. This month’s issue of Fast Company features a great article on the rapid innovation process that Nike, Adidas, Speedo and others have gone through to prepare products for top Olympic athletes.

From shoes that only turn left to others that are assembled like a suspension bridge, the level on innovation is amazing. And the best thing is that these clothing innovations make their way to the consumer market within months, even weeks, of debuting at the Olympic games.

Check out the article here.

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This is How They Make CDs – Really

Posted on 02 July 2008

Have you ever wondered exactly how they make stuff. Like cars, or stereos, or CDs? Watch this informative, up-to-date video to learn exactly how they manufacture all of those CD and DVD disc we use every single day.

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