You Could Be The First To Have Sex In A Driving Autonomous Car

I’ll admit, I don’t have 100% absolute proof, but I believe we’re on the cusp of a remarkable opportunity. Pretty soon — not tomorrow, but soon — fully autonomous cars will be here, driving our asses around. And, in much the same way that aircraft autopilot was almost immediately used to bone, so will bonings follow.… » 6/02/15 5:10pm Today 5:10pm

eBay Challenge: Best First Car For Less Than $25,000

You remember the feeling: getting your first set of keys and setting out on a journey to the store or to your hooligan friend’s house - by yourself. That’s why today’s challenge has you finding the best cars on eBay that are suitable for a first time car owner. Everyone has to start somewhere. » 6/02/15 4:16pm Today 4:16pm

The Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix

For most Michiganders, Belle Isle is just an island in the Detroit River, home to an aquarium, conservatory, and nature zoo. For Detroit-area Jalops, it is more than that. It is home to the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. » 6/02/15 4:07pm Today 4:07pm

FBI Admits It Uses Fake Companies to Fly Surveillance Over U.S. Cities

An AP investigation has forced the FBI to admit that it uses at least 13 dummy corporations with planes like the one shown above to fly low-and-slow aerial spy missions over U.S. cities, capturing video and sometimes cellular signals from 30 cities in 11 states in a recent month. » 6/02/15 3:23pm Today 3:23pm

All The Wacky Submarine Terms You Never Knew You Wanted To Know

They don’t call it the ‘Silent Service’ for nothing. The world of U.S. Navy submarine operations may be shadowy, but it’s full of rich culture, honed over years of stuffing bus loads of sailors into a steel tubes for months on end. Out of this unique environment, some colorful terminology has sprung. » 6/02/15 3:14pm Today 3:14pm

That Fancy New Solar Bike Path In Amsterdam Is Utter Bullshit

When it comes to ideas that feel good but fail when stupid old reality sets in, having solar panels on a road has to rank at the top if only for the enormous amount of public support. In Amsterdam, a company called SolaRoad (smart name, right?) doubled down and installed a solar bike path and ran it for six months.… » 6/02/15 1:35pm Today 1:35pm

Feds To Return Trucks Seized In Armed Raids To Their Owners

Some stellar news today for fans of classic Land Rover Defenders, imported vehicles and anyone who’s not a fan of civil forfeiture: Nearly a year after they were seized by federal agents in pre-dawn raids across the country, and a few months after our big exposé on the seizures, more than two dozen imported Defenders… » 6/02/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Now Just Enjoy A Weird Minivan-Hatchback Thing Destroying The 1/4 Mile

Earlier today I may have completely proved that the bizarre all-wheel-drive minivan-hatchback thing from a defunct manufacturer known as the Eagle Summit Wagon was the best vehicle of all time, solely by virtue of Kinja points. But if you want to make a minivan-hatchback thing even better, you throw a big engine in it. » 6/02/15 1:08pm Today 1:08pm

Today's Best Deals: Logitech Anywhere Mouse, Louder Laptop Sound, More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 6/02/15 12:45pm Today 12:45pm