What Apple Could Buy With That $100 Billion, Visualized

Apple is one of the three most valuable companies in the world and is sitting on a pile of around $100,000,000,000 ($100 Billion). Execs at Apple are about to announce what they're going to spend all that money on. Ahead of that — we thought we'd try to provide a little context for just how much scratch that really is. » 3/19/12 8:30am 3/19/12 8:30am

How to build your own dyno for just $2,000

A dynamometer, or "dyno" as they're called by you and I, is a device for measuring force, moment of force (torque), or power. In the automotive world, they're used to precisely calculate the power produced by a vehicle's engine at the wheels. A stand-alone dyno setup can cost more than $50,000. Here's how some guys… » 6/02/11 12:00pm 6/02/11 12:00pm

The $3,000 Car From Bajaj Is $500 Classier Than the $2,500 Tata Nano

It should be obvious to most that a $2,500 car is destined to fail. But a $3,000 car... GENIUS! Not wanting to be upstaged (though, upstaged anyways), Bajaj has launched a prototype of what it calls the $3,000 people's car for the people that can afford another 0.25 lakh. The car is being designed through a… » 1/10/08 9:30am 1/10/08 9:30am