Tag: Video

Watch a Tour Bus, Moped, and Other Odd Cars Take on the Nurburgring

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Stretching 12.9 miles long and featuring some of the toughest corners ever massaged into a race track, Germany’s Nurburgring Nordschleife is not a circuit for the faint of heart, nor an amateur. Hence the nickname, “Green Hell”.  Continue Reading »

Watch a Corvette Z06 Get Smoked by an AMS McLaren MP4-12C

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The 2015 Corvette Z06 is a supercharged monster with a 6.2-liter V8 engine with 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft or torque at the ready. It has a 0-62 MPH time of 3.1 seconds and will leave a lot of cars choking on its dust. The less powerful McLaren MP4-12C should be on the list of cars that will be left behind by this Corvette, but this video proves otherwise. Continue Reading »

David Hasselhoff’s Music Video Is Four Minutes of Countach and Kung Fu Glory

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Permit DENIED. Access to the best music video of all time, ever created, ever in history, GRANTED. David Hasselhoff, songbird of my generation, your generation, your mother’s generation, and every other generation is back with the video for his song “True Survivor.” And it’s wicked.

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Watch This Clueless Girl Hate On This Guy’s Prom Proposal Without Knowing

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High school is tough. Emotions are fragile in a time when a majority of people are just searching for a way to find acceptance and fit in. Part of this process is partaking in the tradition of high school dances and finding a creative way to ask somebody to go with you. Daniel Pena thought that’s what he’d done. His girl wasn’t impressed. Continue Reading »

The JATO Rocket Car Myth: Urban Legends Take Flight

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Fans of the Darwin Awards take note: it seems that not all of the stories circulated by the award’s presenters are true. For example, consider the account of the non-too-bright inventor who decided to strap a solid fuel rocket to the top of his car and go for a ride. This story has been repeated so often that many people believe it’s true. In reality, it’s one of the most successful urban legends in history. Continue Reading »

Take a Closer Look at the ‘Furious 7′ Off-Road Charger

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A few weeks back I had the opportunity to sit down with Dennis McCarthy, picture car coordinator of the Fast and Furious series going back to Tokyo Drift. We talked about launching cars out of planes, the amazing life of Paul Walker, and one car in particular – the Furious 7 off-road Dodge Charger.  Continue Reading »

Ferrari’s Tablet App Lets Prospective Buyers Play Mechanic and Customizer

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Ferrari is changing the way rich people shop for and buy cars. The Italian auto manufacturer just launched an Augmented Reality Showroom app that allows people to use a tablet to virtually change options like wheels, color, or brakes on the car that’s right in front of them. Continue Reading »

Watch Star Wars’ Cutest New Droid, BB-8, Roll Around In Real Life

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Just when you thought the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens film couldn’t get any cooler. Meet the cutest little droid you’ve ever seen— BB-8. Not only is BB-8 adorable, but he’s also a completely rolling, working prop thanks to some Disney magic (and cash). No CGI here. Continue Reading »

The US Navy Has a New Humvee Mounted Anti-Drone Laser

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There’s something to be said about turning up to battle with the right weapon in hand. When engaging enemy UAVs from the ground, that ideal weapon for US armed forces isn’t a hail of machine gun fire, or a missile, but rather a high-energy laser. The Office of Naval Research has been testing such a weapon and it could arrive sooner than you might think.  Continue Reading »

Watch Japan’s ‘Star Wars’ R2-D2 Plane in Action

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Japan takes nerd culture to a whole new level with festivals and themed restaurants galore. Their latest contribution will be soaring through the air. Coinciding with the start of Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California and the launch of the newest latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, they’ve revealed a Star Wars-themed plane. Continue Reading »