Our Readers' Five Favorite Lawn Games (And Also Lawn Darts)

The overwhelming top pick in this week’s lawn game Co-Op was Lawn Darts, a game so dangerous that it’s no longer allowed to be sold, though you may be able to find a set on eBay or at a garage sale. There’s also a modern version that uses weighted darts, rather than metal spikes that could go through someone’s skull,…

The Voiceover for This Old Finnish Lada Ad Sure Sounds Like an Incantation to Summon Satan

I’m not going to pretend that I know what early 1970s Finnish potential Lada buyers were likely to find compelling in a commercial, but I will admit that I didn’t expect it to be a voice over that has the same vocal quality that you’d expect out of a hooded acolyte raising a goat-blood-dripping dagger over their head…

The Most Pathetic Manufacturing Defect I've Ever Seen in a New Car Was in a Chrysler 200

Coined by Toyota, there’s a term in the automotive industry called “Poka Yoke,” which basically means establishing a manufacturing process so that it’s essentially error-proof. One way this can be done is by designing a part so it can only be installed in the correct orientation. Well, it appears that whoever designed…

Save On the Clip-On High Chair That Can Go With You Anywhere

You have a high chair for your kid at home. But what about random restaurants? Friends’ houses? Your parents’ house during the holidays? That’s where phil&teds Lobster chair shines. The Lobster doesn’t need any legs, because it just clips onto the side of any table, like a giant chip clip. That means it’s small enough…

Volkswagen Says It Has No Plans for an Electric Beetle Which Means It Is Either Lying or Being Silly

As we all know by now, Volkswagen has developed an impressive new modular electric vehicle platform called MEB, and they’re going to be using that to underpin a really interesting variety of cars in the near future. According to Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess, one of those interesting new electric cars will not be a…

Chinese Electric Buses Are Making a Much Bigger Impact on Oil Demand Than All Those Teslas

The next time some Tesla bro corners you in the locker room at the gym, dripping and wearing only a towel while he explains to you, finger jabbing into your sternum, that he’s saving the world and defeating the massive oil industry’s stranglehold on America, and you, you’re the problem, just stop him right there and…

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