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  • November 10, 2015
    Spectre, the newest James Bond film, was awarded the Guinness World Record for largest explosion in a film, thanks to this doozy shot in Morocco. I wish I could have been there to smell it. The explosion used 33kg (~72-pounds) of explosives to ignite some 8,418 liters (~2,224... / Continue →
  • August 14, 2009
    The Lazareth Wazuma Bio V12 is the lovechild resulting from the night a 4-wheeler banged mother nature and then slept with a Formula-1 car for good measure (read: a 500-horsepower death trap that runs on E85 ethanol and costs a staggering $285,000). You'd think for more than a... / Continue →
  • July 14, 2009
    Well we've already seen robots that can feed on organic matter, and now, an even scarier one. Wait, does that say chainsaw? Robotic Technology Inc.'s Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot -- that's right, "EATR" -- "can find, ingest, and extract energy from biomass in the e... / Continue →
  • June 21, 2009
    This is a television advertisement for Mountain Dew Game Fuel: World Of Warcraft. I don't want to spoil it for you, but I'm going to: two chicks turn into World of Warcraft characters and start battling right there at the grocery store checkout. Obviously, I would do them bot... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2009
    There was a time in my life when I drank Sierra Nevada like it was my job. Sadly, I was fired. And now the company is making bio-fuel with beer leftovers. Sierra Nevada, brewer of delicious beers, has purchased a MicroFueler, a contraption that produces ethanol from water, s... / Continue →
  • January 16, 2009
    The Cadillac WTF is a conceptual car by designer Loren Kulesus that runs on Thorium, a possible alternative nuclear fuel to uranium. You know, because there's nothing like driving a car packed with radioactive metal to keep you under the speed limit. Just kidding, I'd speed a... / Continue →
  • January 5, 2009
    The Ozone is a conceptual hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that looks like a coffee can. I can only assume it's the brainchild of a design student that stayed up all night snorting Adderall the day before their semester-project was due. The vehicle works on hydrogen powered fuel ce... / Continue →
  • February 14, 2008
    Mike Turner pimped out his 15 year old Civic with lots of what appears to be Bondo, molded cardboard and duct tape to create the AeroCivic. It has a drag coefficient of 0.17 (the new Honda Civic hybrid is around a 0.27) and gets 95 MPG when "driving at a constant speed from 30... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2008
    Want a see-through phone? Do you want it to run on liquid fuel? Do you want it available in a variety of pastel colors to suit your wardrobe? If so then NEC has the phone for you. Introducing the Flask Cell Phone! Featuring a transparent design with a touchscreen surface o... / Continue →