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Let's nip your enthusiasm right in the bud: No, these motorized skates you see above aren't actually powered by rockets. Now hold on, don't close the browser tab just yet. Just launched on Kickstarter, Acton's RocketSkates do have a rather misleading name. But they're actually quite the improvemen...

July 9th 2014 at 12:32pm 0 Comments
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Right in the middle of our final CES podcast, we were mildly interrupted by a man on battery-powered heels. These are Spnkix, a pair of wheel-toting heels that can be lashed to your shoes (Men sizes 6-14, Women sizes 7-15.5). You can expect to push out around 7 miles of coverage on a single charge...

January 11th 2013 at 9:58pm 0 Comments
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A product some five years in the making is nearly set to hit the ice, and it's (quite literally) bringing the heat along with it. The Therma Blade, invented by Canada's own Tory Weber, is a battery-warmed ice skate that purportedly melts the ice just beneath the skater to provide the wearer with "m...

October 2nd 2007 at 6:06am 0 Comments
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While we've noticed a few DIY creations that fell in the "don't try this anywhere" category, the Go-llerblades just may take the cake. Without getting into too much detail (seriously, you'll want to view this one from a distance), strapping a modified angle grinder onto a rollerblade whilst carryin...

August 7th 2007 at 5:32am 0 Comments