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How Lexus Built a Hoverboard Skate Park [Video]

We blogged this yesterday; now Lexus has unveiled its hoverboard, and purpose built hover park in Barcelona. [youtube]https://youtu.be/ZwSwZ2Y0Ops[/youtube]   Clearly it’s less of a science-fiction fantasy, and more a story of old fashioned trial-and-error iterative engineering. And that’s OK. It’s the same ‘maglev‘ technology which has been in development for trains for over 40 years. The ‘ride’ is […]

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Lexus’ New Hoverboard Goes on Show Tomorrow

It’s 2015, so where’s the hoverboard that Marty McFly got to ride in Back to the Future Part II? Last year, Funny or Die recruited Christopher Lloyd and a special effects crew to spoof the invention. But now car company Lexus claims to have developed a real one! [youtube]https://youtu.be/7zTCgMPZRuo[/youtube]   The project, called Slide, is one of four […]

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Delorean taxi NYC

Delorean “Taxi”

I’d love to be able to get into one of these, wouldn’t you? Unfortunately though you won’t be able to grab a DeLorean taxi in New York, or anywhere, just yet. The NYC taxi / DeLorean is just part of a clever marketing campaign from Mike Lubrano to promote Nooka.. Pity 🙁  

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