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  • October 8, 2015
    Seen here on what appears to be a 4,000-lane highway, a checkpoint on the other side of a tollbooth causes a bottleneck and massive traffic jam outside of Beijing. Honestly, if I had been stuck in this I probably would have spontaneously human combusted. I do not cope well wi... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2015
    This is a video of Mirko Hanßen demonstrating his extreme handskating skills. Mirko claims he invented handskating (Rollerblading on your hands) and has spent many years of difficult training to be the best in the world. Just remember: when you're the only one doing something... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2015
    This is Tesla's Model X, the company's $132,000 entry into the electric SUV market. It has seating for six or seven (you can opt for a two or three seat middle row), can go 250 miles on a charge, and has rear gull-wing doors (they call them falcon wings because they're also ar... / Continue →
  • September 1, 2015
    To promote the release of the Mad Max video game today, Warner Brothers and Uber teamed up to offer rides in Mad Max style cars in and around the Seattle area. Live anywhere besides Seattle? YOU ARE SHIT OUT OF LUCK. I live on the moon and haven't been able to get the lunar r... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2015
    This is the WalkCar, a personal electric transportation device that looks like a laptop on wheels. It can support 265-pounds and travel up to 7.2 miles on a single charge at a breakneck speed of 6.2MPH. At speeds like that my mom would almost certainly make me wear a helmet. ... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2015
    Note: The video should start at 2:55 for the main action. If you want to see what led up to the confrontation (the car passing too close then the two arguing over rules of the road), watch the whole thing, although the guy in the car loves to drop some f-bombs (i.e. "Put your ... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2015
    Remember HitchBOT, the hitchhiking robot? Late last year he successfully thumbed his way across the entirety of Canada. But, just as I predicted in that post, his journey came to a swift end upon entering the U.S., and the robot was found decapitated and de-armitated in Phila... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2015
    These are two more short teaser videos of the hoverboard Lexus has been developing. Apparently we're actually going to get to see somebody ride it on August 5th. So mark your calendars. Then we can all gather around the internet next Wednesday and hold hands and be disappoin... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2015
    This is Toyota's Ultimate Utility Vehicle. It's a modified Sierra minivan on top of a Tacoma pickup frame. Would you drive it? I would drive it. INTO A RIVER. Just kidding, I would drive it to the grocery store. And all the other soccer dads will acknowledge my dominance ... / Continue →
  • July 10, 2015
    Seen here looking like something you'd expect to find on the top of somebody's zombie apocalypse wishlist, an Action Mobil 4x4 RV prepares to escape the city and set up base in the woods. Action Mobil specializes in customizable 4x4 RV's, which come in 2, 3 and 4-axle varietie... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2015
    This is the cordless drill powered walking machine built by Izzy Swan of Think Woodworks (previously: his all-in-one folding table and chairs) and inspired by the kinetic sculptures of Theo Jansen. I wish I was better at making things out of wood. I tried to build a birdhouse... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2015
    Director Paul Feig has revealed the new hearse ECTO-1 and some proton pack specs from the upcoming Ghostbusters movie via Twitter, so here they are. That way your cosplay proton pack can already be movie-accurate by the day the movie comes out. When does the movie come out an... / Continue →
  • July 6, 2015
    This is the custom t-rex skeleton tricycle for sale on Craiglist in Eugene, Oregon for $2,000. It measures 12-feet long, 8.5-feet tall, and the arms move as you peddle. The head is a marionette that can turn from side to side and open and close its jaws, all controlled by wir... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2015
    These are some renderings of the Spaceballs Eagle 5 LEGO set proposed by LEGO Ideas member NvdK. Why he didn't actually build a real one is beyond me. Will the set ever reach production? I doubt it. If it does though it should come with the necessary pieces to convert the sh... / Continue →
  • June 24, 2015
    This is the Tim Burton inspired Batmobile motorcycle trike built by Game Over Cycles in Portland, Oregon. They did a great job. Now Batman needs to get a custom t-shirt with "IF YOU CAN READ THIS, ROBIN FELL OFF' printed on the back. He should probably get a Catwoman version... / Continue →
  • June 23, 2015
    This is a video of Dale Walter and his Mad Max Interceptor. Dale spent $5,000 on a 1972 Australian Ford Falcon, then sent the piece of rusting junk to the vehicle customizers at Mad Max Cars, who, five years and $120,000 later, returned to him with this. If he had sent it to ... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2015
    This is a Samsung 'Safety Truck', an 18-wheeler with a live feed of what's in front of the truck being displayed on four screens in the rear so you know whether or not you're going to die trying to pass it. Not a bad idea. I'm all for increased road safety, but I'm also all f... / Continue →
  • June 4, 2015
    This is a game of match the custom Star Wars license plate with the vehicle it belongs to. Can you match them all? I matched zero. H4N S0L0? What the hell kind of clue is that? "It's Han Solo spelled with a 4 and 0's." Well I'll be snookered! Okay so which one does that ... / Continue →
  • June 2, 2015
    This is a parody video created by the folks at Rooster Teeth imagining if Microsoft's Bing developed a self-driving car. It was cute enough for a watch. I liked the last minute. The last minute is always the best. Take sex for example. You can't argue with that. Keep goin... / Continue →
  • May 22, 2015
    "Hey McFly you bojo, those boards don't work on water!" "Unless you've got POWER!" This is a video of Catalina Alexandru Duru traveling 275.9 meters (905-feet, 2 inches) on a hoverboard. Except not the kind of hoverboard you imagined, this is more like a quadrocopter you can ... / Continue →