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Audi Shows A Shiny, Twinkley Car For CES 2013

Audi Shows A Shiny, Twinkley Car For CES 2013

Audi has little to do with a consumer gadgets show like CES, but they did make an appearance there to show their new shiny automotive lighting technology. The car is decked with OLEDs that run through the length and breadth of the car and respond to their external environment. These lights for example, respond to an approaching driver on the exterior and continue with them to the interior of the car.

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Bentley Mulsanne – The Future of Speed

“Wing Commander Andy Green has held the world land speed record for the last 15 years, achieving over 763mph in Thrust SSC. As part of the Bentley Mulsanne Visionaries series, he puts the Bentley Mulsanne through its paces at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, USA.”

Crane Lifts a Car Using Phonebooks! [video]

They may be a relic, but those phonebooks are exceptionally strong. It is known to be nearly impossible to tear apart a phonebook, but the strength in those pages is apparently enough to do some real world heavy lifting. The video here shows a crane lifting an entire car using the power of two phonebooks.

Via Gizmodo

Single Seat Electric Helicopter Hopes To Shine Till The Jetpack Arrives

Single Seat Electric Helicopter Hopes To Shine Till The Jetpack Arrives

While we wait for a personal flying transport in the shape of the jetpack, we guess humanity could use a few detours on the way like this single seat electric helicopter. Manufactured by Japanese company Hirobo, the HX-1 helicopter could be seen as a step towards functioning, flying transport. It can fly for speeds up to 62mph, and stay airborne for nearly 30 minutes, which probably should take care of numerous individual flying needs.

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