The original prototype of the Back to the Future II-inspired Power Laces were cool but needed a bulky motor attached to the heel. This second prototype doesn't. They're also way more awesome and with donations, could become real. [Power-Laces via CrunchGear]
New Prototype Brings 'Back To The Future II' Shoes Closer To Reality
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