Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader.

This week we saw everything from a Batman fanatic’s street legal 1989 Batmobile to a behind the scenes tour of Autodesk’s Pier 9 Workshop and more…

So lay back, relax and take a load off while reading the top ten stories on SolidSmack this past week.

Batman Fanatic and Retired Engineer Grandfather Build Street Legal 1989 Batmobile

“It’s not everyday where you hear about a twenty-something who has not only built an impressive feat of engineering (alongside his grandfather no less)…but has also turned down six-figure offers for the build. However Zac Mihajlovic of Camden, Australia is not your everyday superhero, either…”


Behind the Design: The Tull Lamp by Incipit

“Aiming to be a creative lab focusing on nurturing young talent, Milan-based Incipit (“the beginning” in Latin) manufacturers and distributes a collection of home accessory products through collaborating with up-and-coming designers…”


The Goodwell Company Wants to Revolutionize the Modern Toothbrush

“Next time you’re at a big-box store such as Target, take a moment to walk down their toothbrush and toothpaste aisle. Pretend that you’re being hired to do some qualitative research into redefining the oral care experience. Now back out…”


Tour Autodesk’s Incredible Pier 9 Innovation Workshop (Video)

“Since opening in the fall of 2013, Autodesk’s Pier 9 has been nothing short of a dream factory where designers and engineers have access to literally every tool possible for cranking out the next great product design or innovation…”


The Modular FLUX 3D Printer Wants to Be Your All-in-One Desktop Fabrication Station

“While HP’s recent announcement of their Multi Jet Fusion technology sent shockwaves through the industry, it is still over a year away from seeing any sort of a release and even when it does release, there are no announcements for a desktop fabrication system…”


Designing for Space: A Brief Look at NASA’s Habitability Design Center

“Known as the Habitability Design Center, NASA’s “conceptual, human-centered design studio” is nothing short of a playground for playing with some of humanity’s most futuristic design concepts…”