10 great-looking gadgets for the accident prone
Owning the latest piece of technology is fun and exciting, but it can also be expensive, particularly if you're prone to accidentally dropping things. Those shiny new toys do tend to be a bit delicate. And so you're a bit of a clutz, who says that you should be doomed to carry those ugly ruggidized gadgets that look like they've come straight from a hardware store? If you're tired of hearing, "This is why we can't have nice things!" then these 10 tough (but good looking) gadgets might be perfect for you.
Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hit... More Third generation Ice Racer Jimmy Olson says he was born to build and drive. With a custom built engine and studded tires, Jimmy takes the wheel and hits the ice for a heart-pounding ride around the track.
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