How Dare Audi Not Let Journalists Win Their Go Kart Race

At the Detroit Auto Show and other shows like it, automakers tend to invite journalists to over-the-top dinners and events so they can schmooze and build relationships. Sometimes there are bands, other times celebrities, and there is always excellent food. Automakers have pampered us for so long that it is now… » 1/17/13 3:00pm 1/17/13 3:00pm

Huge Drivable Lego Go-Kart Ups Pushes Global Awesome Index To New Highs

We've all seen Lego Mindstorms kits, right? Those advanced Lego kits with little motors and linkages and a little computer brain box? Sure, you know them. Usually, they're used to make little robots or table-top Rubik's cube solving machines or possibly advanced, immobile, closet-occupying robots. Normally they're… » 9/03/12 4:00pm 9/03/12 4:00pm

The Coffin Kart, For Your Budding Little Undertaker

Got some extra riding lawnmower parts, a surplus child-sized coffin and some free time? Want to solidify your offspring's place at the weird kids' table and have a good laugh in the process? Well friend, we think a coffin kart is just the project for you. Straightforward in its construction and effective at making… » 7/29/08 1:40pm 7/29/08 1:40pm