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A2B Alva+ electric bicycle

With 500W of electric assistance, the A2B Alva+ is an effortlessly quick commuter, but its cumbersome weight can be a problem when dismounted.

By Dec. 13, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Dec. 13, 2013

MSRP: $3,400.00

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Skateboard down stairs with the Stair Rover

One designer tackles the challenge of descending stairs on a skateboard by creating an eight-wheeled device that glides down steps smoothly.

By Jun. 29, 2012

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Stairs and ramps can no longer save you from robots

Beware, humans! German researchers figure out how to teach humanoid robots to autonomously climb stairs and descend ramps.

By Jul. 26, 2012

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The Fun Theory: Treadmill race track, piano stairs, and more

New Web site creates a competition based on the notion that the easiest way to improve human behavior (i.e. exercise, recycle, etc.) is to make engaging in that behavior fun.

By Nov. 11, 2009

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Endless Stair: Like stepping into an Escher painting

Call it a stairway to heaven. A towering temporary installation now on display in front of London's Tate Modern is made up of a series of interlocking staircases that veer left and right.

By Sep. 23, 2013

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Life-size Dalek exterminates your ears with car audio gear

Massive Audio shows off its new Bluetooth car audio gear with a full-size Dalek that serenades the CES show floor with terror and smooth tunes.

By Jan. 8, 2014

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Drone maker Parrot gets playful

With its new Jumping Sumo and mini drone, Parrot is looking for ways to bring in a much wider audience that just wants to have easy fun.

By Jan. 5, 2014

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Ankles away! FlyFit fitness tracker worn on leg, not wrist

Bicyclists in particular may be attracted to the FlyFit ankle-mounted fitness tracker on Kickstarter.

By Feb. 18, 2014

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City texts obese residents to remind them to lose weight

The English town of Stoke-on-Trent decides to text those who are seriously overweight. The intention is to be motivational. But won't it just be annoying?

By Feb. 5, 2014

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Kevin Rose raccoon-tossing meme taking flight

The brief clip of the Digg founder tossing a raccoon down a flight of stairs has received millions of views -- and the amusing-GIF treatment.

By Jul. 22, 2013