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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.

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.

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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 […]

And it’s not just a small crash either. The cyclist does some considerable damage to the back end of the car. And thankfully, it looks like the cyclist is ok. But damn, that is some crazy speed and stoppage there. I wouldn’t want that to ever happen to me. Video embedded above.