Stephen Henrich’s Infinity Bike Moves Without Wheels

Reimagining the concept of a bike, Stuttgart, Germany-based designer, robotics engineer and architect Stephen Henrich unveiled the Infinity Bike, an award-winning creation that replaces wheels with a large, caterpillar-like chain element that can fluidly switch between functions and is propelled by a central pinched structure, a crank over a short chain and an eight-speed gearbox. Henrich tells Mashable, “It’s a bicycle with a frame and …

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New Storm-Tracking Satellite Will Observe Space Weather Too Headed into space on 1 March, the GOES-T satellite and its arsenal of high-resolution cameras will track storms, wildfires and more in real time across North America. The National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NAOA) partnered with NASA to design and construct the satellite, which already has siblings in space. In contrast to previous satellites of this nature, …

3D Artist Allan Williams Redesigns Honda’s Motocompo Scooter

Made in the ’80s, the cult Honda Motocompo is the smallest scooter the Japanese carmaker has ever built. In fact, the scooter’s compact frame—which the seat, handlebars and foot-pegs can fold into—is so small, the whole thing could fit inside the trunk of a car. When reimagining this “trunk bike,” artist Allan Williams kept the same clean, retro designs of the classic but increased the …