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  • Lewis and Cart

    Posted on August 26th, 2009 luke 1 comment

    Have you ever been in a grocery store aisle and thought this would be a great place to make camp? Or you’ve been in the great outdoors and thought how much simpler life would be with a shopping cart around. It looks like artist Kevin Cyr has your number.

    camper kart

    Inspired by the bucolic Brooklyn countryside Mr. Cyr has created a proof of concept that combines America’s two greatest treasures – the natural landscape and shopping. The Center for Prevention of Shopping Cart Abuse is impressed with the innovation of this project, we look forward to s’more.

  • MIT Students Discover How to Get Credit for Slapping Together a Frankencart

    Posted on July 1st, 2009 luke No comments

    Their peers persevere with projects helping send rockets to the moon and allowing disabled people to get out of the way quicker, but a special group of MIT students are collaborating on a project to stick a lawn mower engine on a shopping cart. The project has been dubbed LOLrioKart – honoring the intrepid Dr. Klaus Spaten von LOLrioKart, a scientist in the former East German Republic who first theorized about welding lawn machinery to shopping carts. The video below shoes a test run on the culmination of this work.