The Designer Behind Nest, iPod Could Design Your First Self-Driving Car

Self-driving cars have to be easy if they're going to catch on. Yes, they have to be safe, but they also need to be approachable. Tony Fadell – the creator of the Nest thermostat and one of the guys behind the iPod and iPhone – might be the man to make that happen. » 1/20/15 12:45pm 1/20/15 12:45pm

What It's Like To Control Your Home From Your Car

I just got into a Mercedes-Benz SLK, set the navigation to home, and it turned on the heater in my house. This is the first step on the path to the future we were promised in all those GM Motoramas so many years ago. » 6/25/14 12:00pm 6/25/14 12:00pm

Pentagon Recruits Extras for Transformers 3

After long discussions, the producers of Transformers 3 won permission to film around Washington this week. To help fill out one scene, they needed to recruit 33 military men for extras. Who's more expert at recruiting than the Pentagon? » 10/11/10 1:30pm 10/11/10 1:30pm

Transformers Revenge Of The Fallen Hummer H3 Spotted Near Phoenix

A reader over at spotted this Hummer H3T » 9/30/08 1:00pm 9/30/08 1:00pm sharing its flatbed trailer with Optimus Prime in vehicle mode. The H3T is painted in the same NEST colors as the Hummer HX concept spotted back in July, with NEST appearing to be some kind of mysterious quasi-governmental organization in . Click through for the…