BMW and Porsche's Three-Minute Ultrafast Charger Is Here to Cure Your Range Anxiety

BMW and Porsche unveiled a prototype ultrafast electric car charger capable of charging specially designed research cars to 100 kilometers, or about 62 miles, worth of charge in just three minutes and to 80 percent of battery life within 15 minutes. And just like that, the era of electric range anxiety is over.

Someone Left a Human Heart on a Southwest Flight and No One Knows Who It Was For

I’m just going to spare you all of the “I left my heart...” jokes and let your own, capable brains fill those in yourself, because this story is just too damn weird to even waste time with that. A human heart was left aboard Southwest Airlines flight 3606 from Seattle to Dallas, when the heart was supposed to be…

For $15, You Can Get Your Teeth So White That Zadie Smith Will Write a Book About Them

“You know, I think my teeth have gotten too white,” said no one ever. Seriously, there’s no limit to the brightness of a perfect smile. Because of this, Amazon has the 12-Treatment Crest 3D White Vivid Plus Whitestrips Kit for $18 when you clip the $5 off coupon on the product page and apply code 10VIVA12 at checkout.…

This 1965 Rupp Dart Kart Recalls a More Elegant Era of Go Karting

Karting is one of those things that we love at Jalopnik, despite being terrible at it. I know I’m damn slow. If I’m going to lose and embarrass myself in front of far faster drivers, I might as well look good doing it. Which is why this fully restored 1965 Rupp Dart Kart being offered with no reserve on Bring A…

Contact Your Camping Mates From Miles Away With GoTenna Mesh, No Cell Towers Required

How do you stay in touch with friends and family members when you’re camping in the backcountry, or on a cruise ship? You know, when you’re miles away from any cell service? GoTenna Mesh is a point-to-point messaging and GPS antenna that pairs with your phone and beams texts and location data up to four miles, no…

The Deadly Recklessness of the Self-Driving Car Industry

Autonomous vehicles were supposed to make driving safer, and they may yet—some of the more optimistic research indicates self-driving cars could save tens of thousands of lives a year in the U.S. alone. But so far, a recklessness has defined the culture of the largest companies pursuing the technology—Uber, Google,…

For $325,000 Paul Stephens Will Turn Your 911 Into a Very Quick Work of Art

If Singer helped jumpstart our current restomod revolution, 2018 seems to be the year to buy a reimagined version of what you lusted after when you were a kid. Singer’s still kicking ass, Amos just made the planet cross its legs with a pretty ridiculous Integrale, and outside of the headlines there’re a ton more…

Australia Names New Attack Submarine The, Uh, Attack

Australians the world over are known for being, well, let’s just say uncomplicated. So it’s fitting that it has decided to name the first submarine slated to replace its current slate of Collins-class attack submarines with a new generation of attack subs, starting with the HMAS Attack.

Give the Gift Of an Anxiety-Crushing, 22 Pound Blanket For $34 Off

A weighted blanket would be an amazing gift for your stressed out friends and family members (and really, are there any other types?). Just think about how nice the lead vest feels when they lay it on you at the dentist, and then imagine feeling that way at home, under a soft blanket, without someone scraping at your…

All The Writers You See In Deadspin Videos Are Actually Me In A Green Screen Suit

You are all living a lie. None of these stupid videos are real. David Roth’s plaid shirts? Not real. Barry Petchesky’s gag reflex while eating 50 eggs? Not real. Dan McQuade and Dom Cosentino talking about football under studio lights every week? I start to question how real that is as soon as I finish the sentence.

Working at Tesla Means Being in an 'Abusive Relationship' With Elon Musk: Report

What separates Tesla, at least according to the marketing copy, from every other car company is this: It’s not driven by a desire for profit, but by a mission to save the planet from climate change by electrifying our cars. But what’s it like to live that mission every day if you’re a rank-and-file Tesla worker, or…

This Gerber Gold Box Is Full of Practical Tactical Brilliance

In search of a practical gift for someone this Christmas? Look no further than today’s Gerber Gold Box at Amazon. It features a cool wallet with an integrated bottle opener, a handy multi-tool, a couple of knives, and even a hatchet. If you’re at a total loss for present ideas, you can’t go wrong these kinds of useful…

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