Korean Urban Legend Goes Viral, Makes Taxis Scary

You've heard it before: Person wakes up in a bathtub of ice, only to find a kidney has been harvested. It's an urban legend that, according to Snopes, has been around since 1991. Now in South Korea, there's a somewhat similar story that involves taxicabs. And it's taking the internet by storm. » 6/26/13 8:21am 6/26/13 8:21am

RoboTrac Semi-Autonomous Tractor Replaces Man With Machine

Summer jobs that involve sitting on a tractor for hour upon hour, trying to find ways to entertain yourself, may soon be a thing of the past. The Valtra RoboTrac is an autonomous tractor design by Hannes Seeberg. Inside the orange body is a fairly simple 85hp diesel engine. It's available in RWD or AWD and can… » 2/15/08 10:30am 2/15/08 10:30am

Ten Page Gallery of Internet-Themed Vanity Plates

We can't tell which is more sad, the ten pages of vanity plates all referencing some form of geekdom and Internet speak; or the fact that we could interpret almost all of them right away. For reasons unknowable, the Internet License Plate Gallery offers a compendium of the what the world's nerds consider appropriate… » 2/13/08 4:30pm 2/13/08 4:30pm

Diesels On The March... On The Internet

We've got some good news for those of you among our readership that are constantly clamoring for new U.S.-bound diesels, it's working! According to Marketing Daily, a new report by BrandIntel entitled "Shaping the Future of Automotive Engine Technology" shows that positive online conversations relating to diesels are… » 12/19/07 3:00pm 12/19/07 3:00pm