Are We Born Able To Read A Gas Gauge?

Almost all the analog instruments on your car's dashboard– speedometer, gas gauge, tachometer, temperature gauge– rely on a fundamental concept known as the number line. We're so used to the concept of a series of numbers regularly mapped onto a space (linear or otherwise) that the common thinking is that it's just… » 4/27/12 12:00pm 4/27/12 12:00pm

Toyota Building Wheelchair Controlled By Brain Waves

Upping the ante in weird not-entirely-automotive gadgets coming from automakers (think Honda's robo-legs and GM's Segway PUMA), Toyota's built a wheelchair that can be powered by human thoughts. Seriously. » 6/29/09 11:00am 6/29/09 11:00am