Were you part of the rollerblading craze of the ’90s? Although more than 20 million Americans were skaters, that number dwindled to a mere 1.7 million in 2015. Why did it die down? Aside from being a difficult and discouraging sport for newcomers, it might be due to the demographic shift in skaters; more and more middle-aged people are taking up the sport, apparently making it ‘uncool’ to the younger generation.
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The Lightyear O is a revolutionary electric car powered by the sun. Developed by a Dutch startup, the four-door sedan has over 50 square feet of solar panels on its roof and hood, generating up to 43 miles of energy a day. With production now underway in Finland, the car does come with a hefty price tag at $262,000, but the company hopes to introduce a more affordable version, the Lightyear 2, by 2025. Read full article here