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  • Bump: A Phone Charger, and a Phone Battery

    Bump: A Phone Charger, and a Phone Battery

    By this time it would be redundant to go into detail on how dissatisfied most people are with their smartphone battery performance—the fact that there are myriad products out there to help you overcome your battery gap is illustration enough. But one of the more novel is Bump, a new device that’s both a phone […]

  • Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard: A Bulletproof Limousine

    Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard: A Bulletproof Limousine

    Riding around town in a limousine can be dangerous these days, but if you want absolute security while maintaining the style and comfort you and your driver have grown accustomed to, there’s the recently-unveiled Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard bullet- (and blast-) proof limousine, following in the footsteps of earlier bulletproof Mercedes-Maybach S-class vehicles like this […]

  • “Ghost Drivers”: Creepy Rideshare Scam Spreads Over China

    “Ghost Drivers”: Creepy Rideshare Scam Spreads Over China

    What would you do if after you booked a ride on Uber or some other rideshare service you noticed that something looked … off about your driver? As in, their profile picture appears to be like something out of a Kiyoshi Kurosawa film? If you’d immediately cancel the ride and look for something else, you’re […]

  • Letrons: Real-Life Transformers Made From Real Cars (Video)

    Letrons: Real-Life Transformers Made From Real Cars (Video)

    Transformers, while a serious boon to the toy and Michael Bay movie industries, are generally thought to be restricted to the realm of fiction. But a company called Letrons has constructed a real Autobot that appears to transform from a BMW 3 Series coupe to a 15-foot-tall robot. Believe it or not, folks. It’s probably […]

  • ‘Between Two Ferns’ Somehow Gets Hillary Clinton (Video)

    ‘Between Two Ferns’ Somehow Gets Hillary Clinton (Video)

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign saw probably the worst week of the election this month, after her “basket of deplorables” comment and a fainting spell at the 9/11 memorial—on 9/11. But now things have reached a new low with Clinton’s appearance on Between Two Ferns, hosted by the notorious Zach Galifianakis. Clinton sometimes gets a bad rap […]

  • Maserati Hearse: Custom Hearse From Ellena Funeral Car

    Maserati Hearse: Custom Hearse From Ellena Funeral Car

    In less than two weeks it will be October, aka Halloween season. If you’re looking for a suitably macabre ride for this Halloween, I might recommend this Maserati Hearse from the wonderful folks at Ellena Funeral Car, an Italian brand specializing in the last car you will ever ride in. The Maserati Hearse is a […]

  • The Whole Shabang: Snacks Previously Only Available to Inmates

    The Whole Shabang: Snacks Previously Only Available to Inmates

    If you’ve recently finished up a stretch inside, it’s possible that you’ve found yourself craving a certain snack. I’m talking about The Whole Shabang, the chip brand that’s so good, it makes you want to go back to prison. Fortunately, the snack that was formerly only available in correctional institutions is now available in the […]