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Archive for November, 2007

Rumor: BMW Isetta to be reborn?

Jalopnik: BMW to Build New Isetta Minicar? BMW to bring back Isetta bubble car As you can see from the two articles above, it appears that BMW may bring back the the car that, according to legend, saved the company from extinction in post-WWII Europe.  The original ‘bubble car’ BMW Isetta got 60 miles per [...]

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For the Love of Tools: Hands-on Looj Review + Robot Carnage!

I received my iRobot Looj just before Thanksgiving.  So, while I was on a ladder to hang Christmas lights, I tried it out.  When I received it, I immediately opened it.  The Looj was well packaged, no extra rattling or shaking.  I was a little disappointed to find that the battery ships uncharged, but all [...]

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