Taga transforms from bike to stroller in 20 seconds

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Taga

Cycling parents usually have to give up their two-wheelers when their first baby arrives, but the Taga could change all that – it’s a a bike that doubles as a stroller! The multitasking bike can be easily switched from a bicycle to a stroller in 20 seconds flat. Designed so that the child is placed in front of you, in between your arms – rather than behind or to your side – the Taga offers an increased level of control and safety for green parents who want to keep their carbon footprint low. (video)

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Suitcase Converts To A Scooter, Stroller And Luggage-Cart

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Transformational Luggage

“Are current suitcases still suitable for modern nomads, or do they need to be redefined?” This is the question asked by designer Alberto Villareal and Agent, a “strategic intelligence embassy” based in Mexico.

Their answer comes in the form of Move-On, a suitcase collection designed with the modern-day traveling family in mind. The video at the bottom pretty much shows it all, but we’ll give you a brief rundown with text and photos:

The front portion of the SURFN carry-on splits off and swings downwards, serving as a wheeled platform on which you can tow bored children or other pieces of luggage.

Taga Stroller/Trike

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Your legs will be as big as a power lifter after using this new product

The traditional stroller hasn’t changed too much in over a century, you still need to move the thing using good old fashioned walking power. And while this Taga trike may not be the first Taga isn’t the first pedal powered vehicle with space to load up the kiddies, it does put add a few new levels of convenience to the way you schlep your offspring around. Continue reading… “Taga Stroller/Trike”

Study Shows Parents Unaware How Much Their Children Make Them Buy

Study Shows Parents Unaware How Much Their Children Make Them Buy

 

The influence children wield over their parents’ purchase decisions at the point of sale is grossly underestimated by parents. This was shown in a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Vienna, Austria. According to the study by consumer researchers Claus Ebster and Udo Wagner, twice as many purchases in supermarkets are triggered by children than their parents are aware of. The study was published in the internationally renowned Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services.

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Robot Stroller – Unpacks Itself

 Robot Stroller - Unpacks Itself

Making life with your baby so much easier

This automated baby stroller from 4Moms is powered by a rechargeable generator. It gets more power with every 300 feet of movement. It’s also environmentally friendly, with the plastic being from 90% of recycled materials. Check out the video below to see it’s autonomous collapsing trick.

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Combination Segway Ski-Stroll-Scooter

Combination Segway Ski-Stroller

Part Segway, part skiing, part stroller, part cool design

Designer Sarah Park has drafted a concept to outfit the Segway Personal Transporter with dual handlebars that work as a “skiing-like steering mechanism.” The size of the handlebars are similar to those of a baby stroller and navigated in a similar fashion. More photos after the jump.
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