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The Latest And Greatest Landmine Detonator

This is the remote-controlled Digger D-3 "flail tank". It's the latest and greatest (read: explosive-proof) of Digger mine-detonators, which have been around since WWII. Basically, it's steered...
July 21, 2011

StreetFlyer: A Neck Brace Waiting To Happen

Because apparently there's a market for exhilarating ways to kill yourself (move over, dangerous carnival rides!), a doctor (OF DEATH -- move over Kevorkian!) invented the StreetFlyer,...
February 4, 2011

The TurBaconEpic: There Were No Survivors

The TurBaconEpid is a myocardial infarction on a flowery platter. It consists of BLAAAAAHH! -- oh my God I'm so sorry *wiping chin* -- a 20lb pig...
November 26, 2010

Uh-Oh: Google Develops Self-Driving Vehicles

Google, a company best known for originally being named Booble, has been secretly developing self-driving vehicles behind our backs. Also, testing them on the roads of California...
October 11, 2010

Road Rash: Crazy Four-Wheeled Motorcycle

The 2010 Cosmos 4RW V8 Muscle Bike sports four 17-inch wheels, a 250 cubic inch V8 producing 350 horsepower and an extra helping of deathtrap. Want one?...
October 28, 2009

Robotic Bear Will Kill You In The Hospital

This is a promotional video for RIKEN's RIBA, a robotic pedo-bear that was designed to pick hospital patients up out of their beds and discreetly crush their...
September 8, 2009

WTF Is That?: The Lazareth Wazuma Bio V12

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...
August 14, 2009

Unhappy Hump Day: Another Learning Robot

Just look at that picture. Do you see anything wrong with it? If you answered, "yes -- absolutely everything, there is not a single thing right about...
July 29, 2009

I'm Tired Of Life Anyway: Wingsuit Madness

MUST WATCH, UNBELIEVABLE ACTION. Wingsuits: just like being a bird, except no bird is dumb enough to do that shit. UPDATE: A cardinal just flew into the...
January 21, 2009

Coming Soon: The Air Car Pod

Zero Pollution Motors plans to drop the AirPod like it's hot. And soon (~2011). The compressed-air powered vehicle will cost about $20,000 (!) and run on little...
November 4, 2008

Dying Is Fun!: Rocket Car To Go 1,000 MPH

In 1997 Pilot Andy Green went 763mph in the Thrust SuperSonic Car, and now, 10 years later, is building a car that will potentially hit 1,000mph. And,...
October 27, 2008