The Ebove Bike from Activetainment

A virtual reality-compatible indoor mountain bike trainer that blends elements from video games with training

For most adrenaline-seeking mountain-bikers, sitting on a stationary bike is less of a substitute for the real thing and more cruel and unusual punishment. But as technology aids indoor trainers in becoming more engaging, staying bike-fit throughout the dark days of winter can feel a bit less like work and more like the fun of actually getting outside. Oslo-based fitness tech company Activetainment recently unveiled …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Illustrators honor Charlie Hebdo victims, California's bullet train, antibiotics pulled from dirt and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Cartoonists Honor Charlie Hebdo Victims Following the tragic attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, illustrators all over the world came to the support of their peers with some doodles of their own. While some are new and some are reruns of older cartoons, all are relevant to the recent events. Demilked has rounded up 29 of these thoughtful, creative tributes. …

Mercedes F015

One part stage coach, one part Blade Runner—this concept car pushes the notion of Luxury in Motion

Tonight, in their International Consumer Electronics Show keynote, Mercedes presented a vision of future mobility. The F015 Luxury in Motion concept car addresses the idea that our most prized notions will be space and time. “The car grants access to the single most important luxury goods of the 21st century: privacy space and quality time” Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Daimler AG …