These Modern Cars Would Work For The Ghostbusters

This summer marks the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters, and you really can't talk about that movie — at least we can't — without talking about the Ghostbusters' car, the Ecto-1. The original was a 1959 Cadillac 'professional' car — as in ambulance or hearse. But what if the Ghostbusters had to use a new car? What… » 8/28/14 6:30pm 54 minutes ago

Time To Call The Ukrainian Crisis For What It Is: An Invasion

Within the last 24 hours, Russia invaded the city of Novoazovsk on the Sea of Azov with a pair of armored columns, sending Ukrainian forces fleeing, in what is the most outright display of Russia's involvement in what has been deemed a Ukrainian civil war. » 8/28/14 6:22pm Today 6:22pm

This Expensive Part Has Hundreds Of Chrysler Owners Fuming

Ever heard of a "Totally Integrated Power Module"? If you have lately, odds are it's because you're a Chrysler owner. The obscure-sounding part has reportedly meant expensive repairs for hundreds of owners, a class-action lawsuit, complaints to federal regulators and now an internal investigation by Chrysler… » 8/28/14 5:43pm Today 5:43pm

Starbucks Mobilizing Food Trucks To Colleges In Next Phase Of Invasion

Coffee shop or alien invasion force posing as coffee shop "Starbucks" is planning its next wave of onslaught in their quest for world domination; food trucks to serve you in the few remaining areas you can't already see a Starbucks from. Wait, actually, they'll be close to other Starbuckses. » 8/28/14 5:11pm Today 5:11pm

Billionaire Pizza Magnate's Son Is Quite The Aging Frat Boy

Here at Gawker Media, we talk a lot about the Ilitch family, the Detroit powerhouses who are financing a hockey stadium on a bankrupt city's dime and make cheap pizza for the masses. One Ilitch scion is putting those funds to good use on hookers and blow. » 8/28/14 4:00pm Today 4:00pm

Google May Buy Historic Spruce Goose Hangar For Office Space

Near Los Angeles International Airport sits a historic 300,000 square foot building that once housed the world's largest airplane — the Hughes H-4 "Hercules," also known as the "Spruce Goose." Now over 70 years later, Google is reportedly eyeing the vacant space in order to house offices. » 8/28/14 3:10pm Today 3:10pm

2015 Ford F-150 Special-Orders & Fleet Sales Won't Happen 'Til February

Ford dealers are still expected to be stocked with 2015 F-150s by the end of this year, but a leaked letter from the company's brass reportedly states they won't be able to accommodate "build-your-own" special orders or fleet sales until a few months later. » 8/28/14 2:51pm Today 2:51pm

'Robird' Drones Chase Birds Away From Airport Danger

Bird strike incidents cause millions of dollars in damage to planes annually, and trained birds of prey have been used to deter bird flocks around airports for a long time. As a cheaper and more manageable alternative, a company has developed the Robird — a drone that mimics the flight of a real raptor. » 8/28/14 2:38pm Today 2:38pm

What NASA Isn't Saying In NASA's Big Rocket Announcement

Yesterday, NASA announced that they'd reached a milestone in the development of America's next major space transportation system, the SLS (Space Launch System). They'd reached Key Decision Point C, which is a crucial review and approval point. The SLS looks promising, but NASA isn't talking about some important things. » 8/28/14 2:28pm Today 2:28pm

How NYC Would Respond to an Actual Stay Puft Marshmallow Man Attack

It's been 30 years since the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man first squished through Manhattan. With Ghostbusters returning to theaters tomorrow for an anniversary run, we thought it appropriate to consider a very serious question: How would New York City actually fight an evil god in the form of a marshmallow man?… » 8/28/14 2:08pm Today 2:08pm

Fulfill Your 80s Firebird Fantasizes With This KITT Replica

If you are too young to remember Knight Rider, I feel bad for you. Not that it was great show, because every episode was essentially the same. But it did have "super advanced" car and David Hasselhoff in leather. You can't have the real KITT, but you can own something pretty darn close. » 8/28/14 1:57pm Today 1:57pm

Two Backup Cameras Under $100, Steel Pegboard, Work Mat [Deals]

We've got not one, but two good deals on backup camera systems today. The Peak system includes a viewing screen, but the cheaper Esky model has a wider angle camera (170 degrees vs. 110), and a license plate frame mount. » 8/28/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm