Shockingly Plausible Flying Car Completes First Tests

I've always thought that flying cars were similar to videophones; people have been demoing them since the middle of last century, but they never really managed to catch on. Then I realize I use a videophone all the time on my computer, and all of a sudden flying cars don't seem so impossible. Especially with new… » 4/02/12 2:00pm 4/02/12 2:00pm

VW Transporter Stereotypes Ahoy: Filthy Stinking Hippie Beer!

Back around 1990, when I was a broke-ass slacker and figured out how to make beer for cheap, I got into making custom photocopier-and-glue-stick custom beer labels. You've seen Powerglide Road Soda, and now I've unearthed another old label. » 7/03/10 5:00pm 7/03/10 5:00pm

92 Pounds Of Junkyardy Glory: The Junkyard Boogaloo Boombox, Revisited!

Since I still get emails from boombox freaks who want to buy the Junkyard Boogaloo Boombox (sorry, can't part with it), three years after the original post went up, I've decided to drag the post from Murilee's Writing Wrecking Yard. » 6/05/10 2:00pm 6/05/10 2:00pm

Meet The BeetleBus, Stand In Awe Of Its Excellence

We recently returned from a trip to Mexico. This Volkswagen Beetle was sitting by the road on part of the old Carrera Panamericana route. Think the nose looks weird? Wait 'til you check out the car's back half. Arriba fahrvergnügen! » 4/07/10 2:00pm 4/07/10 2:00pm

Oversteer My Bagel: Look Out World, Sam Is On A T-Shirt

A week ago, someone emailed us a design for what we are officially calling the World's Greatest Most Bestest Center Differential T-Shirt Ever What Ever Ruled the Land. Turns out people actually enjoy candy-fueled, caffeine-powered babbling. Who knew? » 3/30/10 1:00pm 3/30/10 1:00pm