Category Archive: Cars

Jun 12 2014

World Takeover Continues: Robotic Gas Pump

For those of us who don’t live in Oregon and have to pump our own gas, isn’t it a pain? You have to find a gas station that you trust, where the prices won’t make you cry, and see that the truck isn’t there stirring up the silt in the tank. Then you have to …

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Jun 11 2014

It’s Called a Turn Signal Idiot: Truck Pushes Car for Half a Mile After Crash

We’ve all heard about how long it takes to stop vehicles like trains and semi-trucks when there is an accident, but what happens when the driver is a new kind of moron and doesn’t even realize he’s crashed. Apparently pushing a car down the road sideways for half a mile is what happens. The accident …

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May 19 2014

Want: Car that Inspired Bond to Drive and Aston Martin Up for Sale

Name the five coolest makes of cars you can. Did you include Aston Martin? If not you can just get out right now because you’re views on life are skewed. Did you seriously include Morgan? I’ll admit they look nice but seriously, they’re made of wood. The Aston Martin DB 2/4, which is believed to …

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May 14 2014

Multiple Choice: Who Does Your Automatic Car Hit

Picture this, you’re driving along in your robotic car and the front tire blows. The first thing you do is spill coffee on yourself and drop the Game Boy you’ve been playing with and now you’re probably going to die. You just knew it was going to be one of those days. Whether or not …

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May 09 2014

Want: Helicopter Truck Hybrid

What is the coolest way to get to work? “By jet pack.” Ok, what’s the second coolest way? “Hoverboard.” Fine. What’s the coolest way that actually exists? “Heli-truck.” You cheated, you peeked at the title didn’t you? “Of course, what kind of an idiot do you take me for?” A complete idiot. The company Advanced …

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May 05 2014

Glad I’m not There: Baltimore Sinkhole Eats a Street Full of Cars

I hope you’re all having a Feliz Cinco de Mayo and that you’ve inadvertently offended at least one person with your misinterpretation of that this day means in Mexican history. That being said… Sinkholes are Mother Natures way of reminding you that you are nothing more than a tiny, hairy finger food to her. Every …

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Apr 30 2014

Want: Self Cleaning Car

I’ll break it to you early. This car doesn’t really clean itself. Especially not on the inside. What it does do is it doesn’t get dirty. So instead of being self-cleaning, it’s actually self not-dirtying. If you follow me. Scientists took one of those new hydrophobic and oleophobic coatings and sprayed it on half of this car and …

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Apr 22 2014

Fooom, You Just Blew My Mind: Balloon in a Car Breaks Physics

So physics, amiright? It’s pretty much the most confusing thing in this world. Aside from trying to set up email on an iPad. Compared to that Quantum Entanglement is as clear-cut as a cheese sandwich. Here’s Dustin from Smarter Every Day using his magical powers to make a balloon accelerate along with him in his …

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Apr 16 2014

Okay, that was Impressive: Formula 1 Pit Stops 1950 and Today

Let me preface this post with this, I have no interest in auto racing. I don’t think it’s a sport and all the best parts I will see on one of those Amazing Crashes shows. That being said, after this video I think I have new respect for one aspect of auto racing, the pit …

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Apr 11 2014

Okay, That’s Cool: Landrover’s New “Transparent Bonnet”

Landrover is currently working on a new idea that will display an augmented reality heads up display on the windshield to show the ground under your vehicle and the placement of your wheels. I know, you’re wondering in what case that would ever be useful. It’s like a glass bottom car, who cares what the …

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