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The Local Motors SF-01 Looks Like a Zombie Dodge Viper

Local Motors has decided upon a sports car to complement its wicked Rally Fighter 4x4. It's called the Street Fighter, it looks like a cross between an undead Viper and an Ariel Atom, and it should be fully amazing.<p>Crowdsourcing has been kind to Local Motors. The Rally Fighter is one of those …

There's an 850-hp Drag Racer Hiding Under This Camry Skin

Outrageousness abounds at the 2014 SEMA show, so for a moment you might be excused for thinking this silver 2015 Toyota Camry wears nothing more involved than some custom wheels and smoky tint. That impression will swiftly fade, though, when the mild-mannered sedan flips open, Funny Car–style, to …

This Lego Super Mario Bros aquarium is the coolest aquarium of all time

Kelsey Kronmiller, a graphic designer, designed this amazing LEGO aquarium, which is about 90% done and "entirely coated in "Krylon Fusion," a clear …

The 3D-Printed Car

The average car is made of 25,000 parts. With its 3D-printed shell, Local Motors' Strati has just 64.<p><b>BREAKTHROUGH</b><p><b>WHO</b> Local Motors, Phoenix<p><b>FIELD</b> Automotive Manufacturing<p><b>ACHIEVEMENT</b> Designing the first 3D-printed car.<p><b>Jay Rogers has the keys to a 3D-printed car</b>—in fact, the first-ever 3D- printed car. …

Miniature W-18 Engine Build Is Mesmerizing: Video

An engine can be a beautiful piece of engineering and fascinating to explore in pieces. It's not always convenient, however, to take apart your car …

100 car GIFs to rule them all

Amazing moments, looping infinitely. The perfect distillation of internet cardom.<p>The Internet is the ultimate human procrastination technology, so in the interest of helping you put off whatever it is you should be doing right now, we scoured the web for great automotive animated GIFs.<p>Some are hard …

GIF Animations

Hardly A Vehicle, MIT's Electric Cheetah Is Still Impressive

While plug-in cars remain a small niche, electric power is displacing internal combustion in a completely different type of "vehicle."<p>Meet MIT's …

Robotics

Honda speed-record lawnmower is quicker than its cars

109 hp, zero to 60 in under 4 seconds, and it cuts the grass.<p>Here's a fun figure: 116 mph. That's the new Guinness-verified lawnmower land speed record set by Honda's Mean Mower, a pet project of Team Dynamics, which is the same outfit that runs Honda's British Touring Car Championship team. It …

Lawn Mowing

10 Weird and Wonderful Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles don't have to be stratospherically priced products from Silicon Valley, or boring range-limited economy-focused cars, either. No, some of the most fun, innovative, and affordable ways to experience electric propulsion come in far smaller

Street-Legal Drag Truck Sets New Fast Pass Record: Video

Sure, we're dealing with the Blurred Lines of street legality here. That doesn't matter though, as this 1988 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck owned by …

Usain Bolt

Vespa Segway

Spanish design house Bel & Bel have given a cool-upgrade to the uncool segway, they have combined two of the most distinctive vehicles on the roads …

Roads

World's First Jetpack to Hit the Market in 2014, New Prototype Unveiled

New Zealand’s Martin Aircraft Company has redesigned the Martin Jetpack in preparation for the personal aircraft’s commercial launch in mid-2014. The …

Aviation

Blind pole vaulter flies fearlessly

It's easiest just to follow her lead, her parents explain, which would seem daunting at best considering Charlotte Brown uses a guide dog.<p>But Ian and …

Kinetic Sculpture Replicates a Bird Flapping Its Wings Using Popsicle Sticks

Design student Joyce Lin replicated a bird flapping its wings using simple machines and materials. The kinetic sculpture is entitled <i>Study in Bird Motion</i> and is made with popsicle sticks and mylar that resembles feathers. It's activated by a hand crank, which sets the entire thing in motion and …

Art

E.T.'s Home Is Found: Trove Of Atari Games Unearthed At Landfill

For decades, it was mere legend: an "Atari Dump" rumored to harbor millions of copies of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, a video game so bad that burying it in the New Mexico desert seemed the best way to move on.<p>But now, the Atari graveyard has been exhumed, and the latest attempt to find the cache of …

Band of drones can play music better than your average human

You've never heard Strauss performed quite like this. The team at KMel Robotics has assembled a band of hexrotor drones that "have taken up new instruments to play some fresh songs." That "fresh" description isn't exactly serious, as each of the three pieces performed date back either multiple …

The beautiful aluminum NES that Nintendo didn't build

In 1983, Nintendo introduced the Famicom, which became the Nintendo Entertainment System when it hit North America two years later. Now, a company is reimagining Nintendo's original game console as a vision clad in shining silver. Analogue Interactive, the boutique that turned the NeoGeo arcade …

Grafitti Transforms Boxcar Into a Vintage Nintendo Controller

Train graffiti isn't uncommon and is something that might not catch your eye. But if you were stopped at a train crossing, you'd surely notice this boxcar made to look like a giant Nintendo Entertainment System game controller. The painted car includes the large plus sign and bright red buttons we …

NES

Optical illusions show how we see

Beau Lotto's color games puzzle your vision, but they also spotlight what you can't normally see: how your brain works. This fun, first-hand look at …

APIs

17 Diabolical Tech Pranks For April Fools' Day

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30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …