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Scooter Gets Flamethrower Attached, We’re Glad It’s Illegal

Scooter Gets Flamethrower Attached, We’re Glad It’s Illegal

Sometimes, only sometimes, we can understand why some people have uncontrollable road rage. After all, there are some terrible drivers out there. But, we're of the mind that two wrongs don't make a right; and, well, this is definitely a wrong. But, we have to give credit where credit is due, and this is a pretty fantastic use of technological ingenuity. You just might want to keep your distance.

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Tata Nano Goes Up in Flames With Passenger and Driver Inside

Tata Nano Goes Up in Flames With Passenger and Driver Inside

The Tata Nano is one of those vehicles that's just so cute, you can't help but like it. That is, until the thing catches on fire. Then, we imagine, it would be pretty hard to like the thing. This is the latest story in a torrid affair with Tata's Nano, and we wish we could say it was figuring itself out. But, as you can see from the image, that's just not the case. Unfortunate, really.

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Full-sized Mech Exoskeleton: flame-shooting video demo

Full-sized Mech Exoskeleton: flame-shooting video demo

Mech-enthusiast Carlos Owens is in the process of building another full-sized working exoskeleton, currently 16-foot tall without the head and capable of shooting flames out of its hands.  Eventually to be controlled with hydraulics salvaged from Carlos' previous mech, Big Red (shown below), the chassis is seemingly complete but at the moment it's immobile.

Video demo of the flame-shooting mech exoskeletons after the cut

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Conceptual Fire Extinguisher puts out flames by throwing balls at it

Conceptual Fire Extinguisher puts out flames by throwing balls at it

Last year there was a huge fire in my town that did some damage to my place of work. It was the first time “devastating fire” ever really hit home with me and I’m not ashamed to admit I have a slight fear of another fire being started to finish what the first one didn’t. I like to be safe and feel safe and I actually keep a fire resistant body shield in my vehicle. You can never be too safe. I’d really like to the Capsule fire extinguisher brought to life, I’d feel a lot safer with one around.

Fire Furniture hides discrete flame

Fire Furniture hides discrete flame

If you've ever been sat watching TV and hungrily thought "I'd really like to roast my wiener but I don't want to miss this programme", furniture mavericks Schulte Design think they've got the answer.  At first glance a normal, wooden coffee table, but give the ends a pull and inside there's a EcoSmart burner.

 

Flame on with the Cyclone-Cust

Flame on with the Cyclone-Cust

Do you have so much money it is actually quite literally coming out your ears? If so, you definitely want this new spin on gas fireplaces. The Cyclone-Cust, although not all that great as a primary heat source, it is a great focal point in any home.

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A ThinkPad Ignited in Flame at LAX

A ThinkPad Ignited in Flame at LAX

Yet another laptop battery has ignited! This time a ThinkPad caught fire in LAX airport. According to CNET the ThinkPad was a T43, which usually ship with a Sony battery. If you have been following the time-bomb battery news, Sony battery is the culprit of many exploding and burning laptops. Many airlines taken precaution by not allowing battery powered laptop on the flight. So I don’t think Sony is off the hook yet on this matter.

Flaming LAX laptop was a ThinkPad [via cnet]

1989 Batmobile replica is functional and street-legal

1989 Batmobile replica is functional and street-legal

Batmobile replicas are nothing unusual -- they've been popping up for years, some of them going up for auction for generous sums of money, such as the one we saw last year. An Australian man has created his own replica, and it brings with it a unique twist: it is completely street legal, letting him drive it around wherever he'd like. Even better, the creator -- 29-year-old Zac Mihajlovic -- works with Make-A-Wish to dress up like Batman and let kids meet their favorite superhero in real life.

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Samsung showcases flexible batteries, ready in a few years

Samsung showcases flexible batteries, ready in a few years

Just when you thought the hype around curved and flexible devices is over, here comes Samsung somewhat trying to fan the flames again. At the InterBattery 2014 exhibit in Seoul, Korea, the electronics manufacturer is boasting of one of the fruits of its fantabulous R&D budget and marketing prowess. A flexible battery, one that can perhaps go along with a flexible screen, is the latest masterpiece of the Korean OEM, but don't go expecting to see it in consumer devices within the next few years.

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