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125 Innovative Hybrids

From Extreme Sports Fusion to Next-Gen Hybrid Eco Cars

— July 11, 2009 — Autos
Today, when you hear the word "hybrid," you probably think of an environmentally-conscious car. This wasn't always the case, however. Whether the word is used to describe cars or cuisine, a hybrid is a blend of two different things--an amalgam that is far greater than the sum of its components.

The hybrid creations you'll read about below are both innovative and incredible. From hybrid extreme sports that blend the best of surfing and skateboarding to bizarre photo manipulation that renders women as sushi, there's no shortage of design fusion in this cluster.
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Mass Car Worshipping
Mass Car Worshipping
Detroit Brings Hybrid Cars Into Church
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124
Automotive Animations
Automotive Animations
Honda Conveys Sunny Message With Hybrid Car Smiles
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123
Automotive X Prize Challenge
Automotive X Prize Challenge
The 'Hybrid Technologies' Supercar
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122
Hybrid Search Engines
Hybrid Search Engines
Twitter & Google's Offspring Twoogle to Rock the Web
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121
"Chinglish" For Beijing Olympics
"Chinglish" For Beijing Olympics
Chinese English Hybrid Lingo
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120
Facial Expression-Sensitive Cars
Facial Expression-Sensitive Cars
Citroën Hypnos Hybrid
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119
GM to Reveal Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle
GM to Reveal Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle
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118
$80k Plug-in Hybrid
$80k Plug-in Hybrid
Fisker's "Eco-Chic"
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117
Hi-Def TV on Computers
Hi-Def TV on Computers
The 'EyeTV Hybrid' Lets You Tune Your Mac To Your Favorite Shows
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116
Eco is the New Sexy
Eco is the New Sexy
Study: Hybrids Hotter than Sports Cars
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115
Ford Escape Hybrid
Ford Escape Hybrid
Cheesy Ads For Laid Back Marketing
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114
2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid
50% Fuel Saving
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113
Mazda Upholsters With Plants
Mazda Upholsters With Plants
Biofabric For Hybrid Interiors
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112
Guitar Piano Hybrids
Guitar Piano Hybrids
The Harpejji
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111
BiHybrid Dating Combines Web & Reality
BiHybrid Dating Combines Web & Reality
OneKeyAway Matchmaking Site
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110
Fisker Karma Hybrid
Fisker Karma Hybrid
Star of NAIAS Detroit 2008?
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109
Hat Bags
Hat Bags
Azumi and David Create Leather Hybrid Accessories for Your Head
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108
Personal Rocket Rides
Personal Rocket Rides
The Hybrid Exo Atmospheric Transporter
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107
Perfected Schizography
Perfected Schizography
Olympus E-P1 Pen is a Hybrid SLR and Point-and-Shoot
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106
First Real Phone/Camera Hybrid
First Real Phone/Camera Hybrid
Samsung G800 Slider
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105
Hybrid Taxis in Dubai
Hybrid Taxis in Dubai
Chevrolet Tahoe and Malibu Cabs
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104
Leading Auto Manufacturer AGAINST Hybrids
Leading Auto Manufacturer AGAINST Hybrids
Porsche Reconsidering
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103
Porsche Goes Green
Porsche Goes Green
Cleaner Cayenne Hybrid Underway
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102
Mega Gadget Hybrids
Mega Gadget Hybrids
X-Box 360 Handheld Is Microsoft Zune + X-Box 360 + Cell Phone
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101
Horse-Powered Hybrid
Horse-Powered Hybrid
Fleethorse Naturcar
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100
Toyota Unveil Latest Concept Car
Toyota Unveil Latest Concept Car
Hi CT Hybrid Urban Truck
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99
Hybrid Hummers
Hybrid Hummers
Electric Hummer H3 ReEV Ready for 2009 SAE World Congress in Detroit
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98
Green Police Cruisers
Green Police Cruisers
Altima Hybrids Hit the Streets of New York City
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97
Hybrid Celeb Icons
Hybrid Celeb Icons
ObaMadonna Tee Shirt Places Obama's Head On Madonna's Body
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96
Eco-Friendly Cars
Eco-Friendly Cars
85,000 Car Pool Lane Stickers for Hybrid Cars
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95
Fused Furniture
Fused Furniture
Jurgenbey Creates Back-to-Back Hybrid Chairs
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94
Hybrid Mini
Hybrid Mini
Faster Than Your Car
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93
Electric-Steam Hybrid Motorcycle
Electric-Steam Hybrid Motorcycle
Steampunk Whirlygig Emoto
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92
Aptera Typ-1
Aptera Typ-1
230 mpg Electric Hybrid
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91
Pencil-Pen Hybrids
Pencil-Pen Hybrids
Alexander Hulme Makes a Frankenstein Writing Utensil
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90
Volkswagen to Offer A Hybrid Version of Every Model by 2010
Volkswagen to Offer A Hybrid Version of Every Model by 2010
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89
Green Cab Requirements
Green Cab Requirements
Boston Taxis Convert to Hybrids by 2015
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88
Angular Hybrid Concepts
Angular Hybrid Concepts
Saab 9x Air
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87
Global Auto Greening
Global Auto Greening
China to Launch Fleet of Hybrid Vehicles by 2012
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86
Human-Tree Hybrids
Human-Tree Hybrids
‘Connected' Affirms Our Relationship With Mother Earth
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85
Concept Hybrid Quaranta
Concept Hybrid Quaranta
Italdesign Giugiaro Super Car
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84
Sports Hybrid, Built by Kids, Runs on Soybeans, Zero-to-60 in 4 Seconds
Sports Hybrid, Built by Kids, Runs on Soybeans, Zero-to-60 in 4 Seconds
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83
Green Tomato Cars
Green Tomato Cars
Hybrid Taxis in London
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82
Useless Gadget Hybrids
Useless Gadget Hybrids
'Unintended Fusion' Connects Unrelated Objects
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81
German Mini Eco Motos
German Mini Eco Motos
The Audi A1 Sportback Hybrid
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80
Porsche Is Pro Green After All
Porsche Is Pro Green After All
Hybrid Porsche Panamera
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79
Solar-Powered Hybrid Ferries
Solar-Powered Hybrid Ferries
San Francisco Evolves
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78
Patriotic Hybrid Toys
Patriotic Hybrid Toys
The Obama Nesting Doll
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77
Hybrid Goes Mainstream
Hybrid Goes Mainstream
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76
Keyring Hybrids
Keyring Hybrids
Scott Amron's Split Ring Key Blank is for the Absent-Minded
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75
Chinese Eco Cars
Chinese Eco Cars
Changan's Green Jiexun-HEV Hybrid Drives China's Eco-Strategy
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74
All-in-1 Car Engines
All-in-1 Car Engines
Bill Gates Patents Electromagnetic Hybrid Engine
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73
Human-Electric Hybrid Bike
Human-Electric Hybrid Bike
Electrobike Model Pi
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72
Dedicated Luxury Hybrids
Dedicated Luxury Hybrids
Lexus Launches the 2010 HS 250h
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71
Alien Monkey People
Alien Monkey People
Jun Takahashi Creates Fluffy White Human Hybrids
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70
Eco-Delivery
Eco-Delivery
‘The Bright Idea' 100-MPG Fleet Vehicle Hybrid Concept Van
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69
XR-3 Hybrid
XR-3 Hybrid
3 Wheeled 225 mpg Electric / Diesel
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68
Super Safe Supercars
Super Safe Supercars
Mercedes ESF s400 Hybrid Concept Boasts Danger Control Driving
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67
Interactive Animated Anatomy
Interactive Animated Anatomy
Hybrid Animation Shows Heart Pumping
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66
Eco Forklifts
Eco Forklifts
Toyota Announces Geneo-Hybrid Work Vehicle
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65
Solar Power For Mainstream Cars
Solar Power For Mainstream Cars
Toyota Prius Hybrid Gets Solar Roof
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64
World's First Hybrid Pickup Truck
World's First Hybrid Pickup Truck
2009 Chevy Silverado
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63
Hack My Mini Cooper
Hack My Mini Cooper
$25k Gets You Hybrid Green
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62
Next Generation Hybrids
Next Generation Hybrids
Toyota Launches 2010 Prius
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61
VW EcoRacer Hybrid Concept Car
VW EcoRacer Hybrid Concept Car
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60
Vespa Unveils Two Hybrid Scooters
Vespa Unveils Two Hybrid Scooters
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59
Shelf-Lamp Hybrids (UPDATE)
Shelf-Lamp Hybrids (UPDATE)
The ‘TwistTogether Lamp' Blocks Serve as Storage Units
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58
Bandals
Bandals
Boot-Sandal Hybrids Hit the Runway for Spring/Summer 2009
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57
Hybrid Toys
Hybrid Toys
Sang Won Sung Mutant X
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56
Honda Rocks Hybrid Market
Honda Rocks Hybrid Market
Super Hot CR-Z
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55
Hybridization of Art
Hybridization of Art
Animated Paintings
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54
Deconstructing Fashion Perfection
Deconstructing Fashion Perfection
Morbid Hybrid Images from Fumie Sasabuchi
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53
Pimped Custom Hybrids
Pimped Custom Hybrids
The $184,275 Toyota Prius
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52
Hybrid Speedboats
Hybrid Speedboats
Gas-Electric Epic 23E is Perfect for Eco-Conscious Watersports
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51
Hybrid Fashion
Hybrid Fashion
Scarf + Hoodie = Scoodie
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50
Hybrid Motorbike Cab
Hybrid Motorbike Cab
Eco-Friendly City Swing
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49
$500 All-in-One PC
$500 All-in-One PC
Hybrid Dual Portable Computer
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48
Toyota FT-HS 400 Horsepower Hybrid Car
Toyota FT-HS 400 Horsepower Hybrid Car
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47
Gas-Free Cars
Gas-Free Cars
Aptera Now Taking Orders for All-Electric and Hybrid Alternatives
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46
Hybrid Halloween Costumes
Hybrid Halloween Costumes
The Fangdana
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45
Skateboard-Segway Hybrid
Skateboard-Segway Hybrid
iSlide Motorized Skateboard
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44
Aerodynamic Micro Cars
Aerodynamic Micro Cars
VW CitiZen Hybrid
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43
First Plug-in Electric Car in Market
First Plug-in Electric Car in Market
Chevy Volt Hybrid Races To The Top
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42
Wild White Rides
Wild White Rides
2008 Hybrid Celica CS+S Leaves Other Eco Cars in the Dust
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41
Boot/Sneaker Hybrid
Boot/Sneaker Hybrid
Nike Winter Hi2
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40
Recession-Proof Cars?
Recession-Proof Cars?
Lexus HS250 Hybrid Projected to Sell 25,000 Units in First Year
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39
DIY 3-Wheel Diesel Electric Concept
DIY 3-Wheel Diesel Electric Concept
XR-3 Hybrid Close to Completion
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38
Ethnic Hybrid Denim
Ethnic Hybrid Denim
Japanese 'Wa' Patterns Give Clothes a Nationalistic Feel
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37
Ford Airstream Concept
Ford Airstream Concept
Hybrid Meets E.T.
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36
High Performance Electric-Human Hybrid Bicycle
High Performance Electric-Human Hybrid Bicycle
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35
Wheelchair Beds
Wheelchair Beds
Combed Hybrid Helps Mobility of Physically Challenged
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34
Trouser-Legging Hybrid
Trouser-Legging Hybrid
Treggings
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33
Flinstone Inspired Pedal Car
Flinstone Inspired Pedal Car
Twike Electric Hybrid
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32
Poultry Hybrid Discoveries
Poultry Hybrid Discoveries
Duck with Chicken Feet Found
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31
Spoke-Wheeled Eco Cars
Spoke-Wheeled Eco Cars
Retro Meets Eco in Joystick-Controlled Mercedes Hybrid F-Cell Roadster
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30
Human Powered Motorcycles
Human Powered Motorcycles
The Erockit Hybrid Motorbike Uses Kinetic Energy to Charge
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29
Soaring Ships
Soaring Ships
Cruise Boats Take to the Skies With Aeroscraft Hybrid Airship
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28
Arcade Cabinet / Kegerator Hybrid
Arcade Cabinet / Kegerator Hybrid
The Gamerator
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27
Surf-Skate Hybrids
Surf-Skate Hybrids
Jeff King & Transworld Surf Build First Surfing Handrail
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Human Plant Hybrids
Human Plant Hybrids
Lorenzo Nanni Creates Creepy Eco-Encroaching Art
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25
Super Hybrid Cars
Super Hybrid Cars
Antro Solo is Solar, Human & Gas-Electric
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24
Toyota Hybrid Pick-Up Truck
Toyota Hybrid Pick-Up Truck
A-BAT Mobile
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23
Hybrid Dish-Washing Devices
Hybrid Dish-Washing Devices
The Colo is a Dishwasher & Sink for the Home
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22
Sneaker-Sandal Hybrids
Sneaker-Sandal Hybrids
'Remixed & Recut' Nike Footwear by Nancy Wu
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21
3 Seater Hybrid Concept Cars
3 Seater Hybrid Concept Cars
The Peugeot Stylight by Ognyan Bozhilof
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20
Hybrid Trains-Semi Truck
Hybrid Trains-Semi Truck
The Silvertip Blade Runner
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19
Transforming Umbrellas
Transforming Umbrellas
Drip-Free Hybrid Combines Waterproof Protection & Handbag
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18
Animal Hybrid Advertising
Animal Hybrid Advertising
Photoshopped Bird-Dogs Promote Witty Molen
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17
Accessory Hybrids
Accessory Hybrids
Rihanna Rocks the Earring Necklace
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16
Hybrid Urban Transit
Hybrid Urban Transit
Matra MS1 Electric Bike
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15
Cyber Photography
Cyber Photography
Human-Robot Hybrids by Benedict Campbell
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14
Hybrid Bicycles (UPDATE)
Hybrid Bicycles (UPDATE)
Yamaha PAS Brace
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13
Humanimal Hybrid Photography
Humanimal Hybrid Photography
Wolf Boy and Bunny Girl Artwork by Isabelle Levenez
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12
Eco-Friendly Yachts
Eco-Friendly Yachts
The Island Pilot DSe Hybrid
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11
Viral Mammal Hybrids
Viral Mammal Hybrids
Meet the Panda Dog
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10
Ottoman Workout Benches
Ottoman Workout Benches
Hybrid Furniture Designed for City Dwellers
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9
Human-Animal Hybrids
Human-Animal Hybrids
Victorian-Inspired Surrealism
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8
Flying Car Hybrids
Flying Car Hybrids
The Terrafugia Transition is Ready to Take Flight (UPDATE)
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7
Edible Human Hybrids
Edible Human Hybrids
Photoshop Proves Mom Was Right: You Are What You Eat
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6
Bombardier Embrio One-Wheel Concept Hybrid Motorcycle
Bombardier Embrio One-Wheel Concept Hybrid Motorcycle
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5
Latex Octopus-Puppies
Latex Octopus-Puppies
Kariwan's Surreal Hybrid Animal Costumes
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4
Hybrid Taxidermy
Hybrid Taxidermy
Misfits by Thomas Grunfeld
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3
Discovering New Species Through Photoshop
Discovering New Species Through Photoshop
Unexpected Animal Hybrids
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2
Car-Caravan Hybrids
Car-Caravan Hybrids
COLIM Features Detachable City Auto for Sightseeing
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1
Tattoo-Piercing Hybrids
Tattoo-Piercing Hybrids
Tribal Body Armor Emerges as Brand New Mod
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