The Deus Ex Machina: cool but totally stupid wearable motorcycle exoskelton concept
Beyond the Tron
-esque wireframe landscape, invisible barking dogs and eyeteeth-aching techno soundtrack, this conceptual video for a wearable, mech-style motorcycle is pretty cool, until you take a moment to consider motorcycle accidents in which the rider, instead of merely taking a spill, is pulled apart like a meat-filled wishbone.
Quoth the creator, between snorts of Substance D.
“It’s like riding two skateboards at once, but stable, because the machine supports the rider’s body… This isn’t fantasy, it’s a green vehicle, and all of the numbers are based in the real world.”
Those real world numbers? 12, 83, -3! Do the math, geniuses! Green? I'll show you green... it runs on magic! But don't you dare call my concept a fantasy! In the Platonic nether realm, all concepts are real.
I snark. But come on: it's even called the Deus Ex Machina.
A Wearable Motorcycle
[Pop Sci via Crunchgear
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