The Amazing Self-Modifying Exhaust System

Cruising down the highway, a noise which sounded like mischievous squirrels nesting under the car caught my ear. I kept driving. Some minutes later, passing motorists began gawking, waving, honking, and pointing at my car. "Do you see anything?" I asked my brother who was riding shotgun. Looking over his shoulder, he… » 5/19/08 2:40pm 5/19/08 2:40pm

Commenter Of The Day: Unabomber Edition

There's something about Ted Kaczynski, a.k.a. the Unabomber, a.k.a. Peanut the Kidnapper, that always makes me laugh. The FBI launched one of the largest and most expensive investigations ever to find him, but it was his own writing that eventually led his brother to discover the Unabomber's real identity. What was… » 4/21/08 5:40pm 4/21/08 5:40pm

Exhaust Pipe Burger Grill is Not George Foreman Approved


You may be able to cook cans of beans and foil-wrapped vegetables directly on your engine, but what about meat? Until now, it's been difficult to grill up a good burger on the road, but this conceptual design is trying to prove otherwise. As part of a "Dining in 2015" design competition, a young lad dreamed up a… » 1/23/08 3:45pm 1/23/08 3:45pm