While it may sound like an oxymoron, the WalkCar is a reality.
With mobile phones, an industry was created that changed the communications model and allowed people to talk with one another anytime and anywhere - free from a ‘land line’. The WalkCar may do the same for the auto industry. It may be an item that will revolutionize the way we think about transportation – in addition to helping solve the dilemma of being unable to find a parking spot in a crowded urban location!!
As described by Charles Osgood on CBS Radio: It is a lightweight aluminum board that – despite looking like a cookie sheet on wheels – has a top speed of over six miles an hour and a range of nearly seven-and-a-half miles when fully charged. … The device is also pretty simple to maneuver, with the rider just shifting his weight to change direction.
Kuniaki Sato is the CEO of Cocoa Motors, which makes the WalkCar. He told Reuters it was designed to fit in a small bag…
Check out the video on YouTube here:
For those of us who haven’t mastered a skateboard, this may be a tad unnerving – I like to have something to hold on to when I’m free-rolling along a sidewalk. But, it certainly looks like fun! And it’s a non-polluting source of mobility. What’s your opinion?
Use ‘em to carry your reusable water bottle, of course! You’ve probably seen the commercials that show mankind’s propensity to create mountains of litter without giving a thought to where all that waste ends up. But how long can we afford to keep doing that?
One young man, founder Ben DeBlois (16 at the time he invented the product), took notice and created something useable and attractive from ‘leftovers’. Here’s a product that is eco-friendly and planet-minded. There’s a push in most parts of the globe to eliminate one-use plastic bags – this backpack provides a terrific alternative for toting around your worldly possessions! Click on the logo below and check out
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The backpack has a padded laptop compartment, side sleeves for easy access to small items, adjustable straps, is of lightweight construction…and oh, it has the added bonus of that cool Caribou logo on it, too! What waste material can you turn into a product that is good for the planet and potentially a marketable item that brings you income and glory – as well as making you feel good about contributing to the salvation of our Earth?!