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We can think of a long list of crazy things to do with a Volkswagen Beetle. Crash it into a wall. Hippie chicks. Herbie: Fully Loaded. Assorted things with Lindsey Lohan during Herbie: Fully Loaded. Crushing it with a giant robot. You get the idea. Never, and we mean like “in a million years” never, would we have thought to make it a hybrid – let alone one with a jet engine. The Jet Beetle was stock until Ron Patrick added a General Electric Model T58-8F helicopter engine to the rear end. The stock horsepower numbers on a Beetle are anemic, but the addition of a 1350hp jet engine converts it to shock and awe. This could very well be the only Beetle in the history of creation that we wouldn’t have a problem driving. That could just be because it’s powerful enough to be classified as a national security threat. Seriously.

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Montreal-based watch upstart Solios has introduced an uncompromised approach to watch creation that is equally stylish, sustainable, well-built and elegant. The end result is a full complement of solar-powered watches bearing the Solios name that are the perfect blend of minimal and functional while also being clean and renewable. In other words, you’re strapping one of the sleekest and most stylish watches that also happens to have been built with Mother Earth in mind. Since it’s available in a number of case colors, dial colors and eco vegan leather options, there’s a Solio Solar Watch for everyone.