First up, there's Marco Facciola (16) (Wlofie and Bunny should find this
As a 16-year-old high school student in the International
Baccalaureate program, I am required to complete a 'personal
project' on a non-academic topic that is of interest to me. I have
always enjoyed woodworking and design, so I decided to build a
functional wooden bicycle. There was to be no metal used in its
construction, only wood and glue. I wanted a project that would be a
a Wooden Bicycle
And then there's Andrew Angellotti (17) (most of us should find this one
He's finished one, so why not convert a second?
Andrew Angellotti spent nine months and about $6,000 to buy and
transform his gasoline-powered 1988 Mazda B2200 pickup into an
electric vehicle. Now he's doing the same with a 1992 Toyota
And, by the way, he's 17.
building his own electric vehicles
It's stories like this that make me feel optimistic about today's
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