designboom has some photos of a robotic arm that is used to carve the solid-piece 7Xstool by tom pawlofsky + tibor weissmahr. [via] And yes, there’s video! chainsaw robot carves the 7Xstool by tom pawlofsky + tibor weissmahr from designboom on Vimeo.
I’ve never split wood before, but even I know that this is a good tip!
In my extensive research of trunk-mounted bike racks, this one from Thule called the Raceway is the best. Tons of features and enough clearance from the car to avoid any sort of scratching. The only downside is that it’s about as expensive as a cheap roof rack.
On Tuesday, Michael Bloomberg announced the official taxi of tomorrow, a Nissan NV200 van that will eventually take over NYC streets beginning 2014. I’m indifferent to the design except for ONE thing: THOSE REAR TRUNK DOORS ARE GOING TO BE A HUGE PROBLEM FOR CYCLISTS. Look at how they swing out way beyond the width [...]