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Scooter Luggage

By: on October 01, 2013
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I don't know how practical zooming through the terminal atop my scooter-fitted carry-on would be in LAX or ATL, but the next time I get delayed by a snowstorm in Des Moines, drag racing with the courtesy transporters is on.

Micro Luggage integrates a kickboard into its wheeled carry-on design. When folded, the luggage functions conventionally as a hard-shelled Samsonite container users can pull along behind them. Activate interlock and connect dynotherms, though, and the suitcase's fiberglass-wood deck drops, handle converts from a means of pulling the bag to a means of holding on tight, and polyurethane wheels brace for smooth acceleration as the rider launches off his back foot, whooshes past all the suckers, and screams, Weeeeeee!

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G-RO Smart Luggage & Backpacks

$129 - $279 from G-RO »

G-RO made its first go at conquering the hassles of bag packing and bag schlepping a couple of years ago with the G-RO Carry-on. After a successful crowdfunding campaign and production run for the lone piece of luggage...

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The WalkCar - Laptop-Sized Super Car

$1,280 from Cocoa Motors »

Tokyo-based Cocoa Motors refers to its forthcoming WalkCar personal transporter as "the world's smallest car," and a "laptop-sized super car," and are you thinking what I'm thinking? Was something lost in translation...

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Belt Scooter

In describing his Belt Scooter, Hungarian student Adam Torok talks about humans' physical need to move around, the invention of the combustion engine, the independence of owning a car, and some mumbo jumbo pertaining...

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Pack This! Notepad

$6.89 from Amazon »

Pack This! Forgetful Jones. Just don't forget where you put Knock Knock's handy traveler's prep list once you fill it in....

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Zippelin Inflatable Truck Tarp Travel Bag

$505 from Freitag »

A recycled truck tarp, a couple bike tire tubes, and Zippelin-doo-dah - you've got an inflatable travel bag. A big and sturdy travel bag whose "frame" blows up light as a Bud when you need it, and then empties out so...

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Uno Bolt E-Unicycle

$999 - $1,099 from Uno Bolt »

Uno, dos, tres...Bolt! You won't go 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds - or ever - on the Uno Bolt, but you will have the privilege of scooting away lickety split from the lady who caught you helping yourself to her plum tree (hey...

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Boeing Jet Powered Go Kart

$10,500 from Craigslist »

Wasn't a DIY jet-powered something the co-star of a Darwin Award several years ago? I guess if you want to take the lead in a sequel, Seth Kettleman from TransTurbine in Maryland has the vehicle for you. The Boeing Boss...

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Stick-N-Find Bluetooth Location Stickers

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The size of a quarter, the value of your sanity. Stick-N-Find disks attach to any item--keys, luggage, pets--with which you tend to play frustrating games of hide-and-seek on a regular basis. Used in conjunction with...

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G-RO Carry-on: The One Bag

$279 - $378 from G-RO »

While the greedy, unchecked executives of the airline industry continue to make flying more difficult, expensive, and miserable for their own profits, private companies like Ostrich and G-RO are developing ways to make...

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ArcaBoard - A Real Hoverboard

$19,900 from Arca »

The ArcaBoard is indeed a real hoverboard. It looks like a giant domino. In this case though, the brick is a composition of aerospace grade composite materials, and the pips an arrangement of 36 high-powered Electric...

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Insane Suitcase Stickers

$25 from The Cheeky »

Great way to draw attention to yourself in airports. Not only from other travelers, but the TSA, and law enforcement as well. If you love people staring at you, or just love attention in general, then these are perfect!...

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Hoverboard

$3,775 from Hoverboard »

"Hoverboard meets Tesla" sounds a lot better than "one-wheeled electric transporter" so inventor Robert Bigler went with it. His Hoverboard Technologies is running a Kickstarter campaign for their personal roller, which...