“Pont de Singe” by French artist Olivier Grossetête is a bridge that is suspended by three large helium-filled balloons. Of course the bridge is not functional. Entitled Pont de Singe (Monkey Bridge), the bridge was designed for the 2012 Tatton Park Biennial in the UK.
Nissan has unveiled the "Track Edition" GT-R at the Chicago Auto Show today. The car delivers 545 hp and peak torque of 463 pound-feet. The Track Edition will have no rear seats, instead having rather cheap looking quilted cloth in place of the rear seats. There's also a specially tuned suspension, special brake cooling guides, a front spoiler with carbon fiber air ducts, a dry carbon fiber rear spoiler and RAYS wheels with Dunlop SP Sport Maxx GT run-flat tires. The car will be very limited edition with only 150 being produced. Nissan dealerships in May 2013 in the limited edition run of 150 units at an undisclosed price.
The BC Vest by Dakine doubles the ability with a hidden backpack. The ultralight vest features many pockets and enough size to keep your belongings. It can be an alternative to your backpack when you go trekking.
British O2 has upcycled old, unwanted cell phones, dubbed "Walkie Talkies", to give them a new lease on life. The first project sees recycled handsets and vintage footwear combined to create fully functional shoe phones that are also works of art. They are created by designer Sean Miles.
No longer will you be worried about how to tie a tie. The Zip Tie by California–based designer Josh Jakus zips seamlessly around the collar, giving your no-nonsense dress shirt a quirky focal point that doesn't take itself too seriously.
The Wenger Portable Solar Charger($125) is a device you can strap to your backpack, tent, or a tree, that allows you to use the sunshine as your source of battery juice. The charger comes with a retractable USB cord, that can be used for any mobile device including smartphones, GPS, tablets is USB compatible. Available in amazon for $125.