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Over-The-Air Updates...For Cars?

Get out from under the chassis and onto the computer! Cars of the future may be capable of changing driving settings and adding functions by way of over-the-air software updates.

Jet-Powered Skiing Takes It To The Next Level

Strap a rocket to your back, skis to your feet and go where the fuel takes you. What could possibly go wrong?

A Ferrari Gets Heli-ed Across Some Of The World's Most Beautiful Mountains

A brand-new, cherry-red Ferrari. A massive military chopper. Snow-covered, mid-winter peaks in the Italian Dolomites. Those three elements set the scene for Ferrari's latest video.

Massachusetts Ski Resort Drops Off The Grid

A small ski resort in Massachusetts has become the world's first ski resort to provide for 100 percent of its own power needs.

Japan's Vending Machines Dispense Drinks for People, Juice for Cars

Juicing up on the road is about to get a lot more convenient, because a consortium of 10 Japanese companies wants to quench your thirst and recharge your car... at the same time and place!

Slim's Gift To Mexico: The New Museo Soumaya In Mexico City

It is unusual for one person to build an art museum and fund it all, especially when no future remuneration is expected in return. But when your name is Carlos Slim Helú and you are the richest person in the world, who happens to own roughly 66,000 coveted works of art, it might cross your mind. 

In 300 Words Creative Greenies Can Win Vacation to an Eco-Resort

Even the eco-friendly need a vacation. Why not win a trip to an eco-resort like Chaa Creek? Chaa Creek in Belize, has been promoting responsible and eco-friendly tourism since 1981. This year in a continuous effort to promote green travel Chaa Creek is hosting a contest for an all expense paid trip to Chaa Creek.

Find Your Way Anywhere with the Magellan RoadMate 9055

The Magellan RoadMate 9055 has been released for some time now, but this gadget is definitely worth a second look. This 7-inch device might just be the one thing you need to make sure that your days of getting lost on the road are over.

Google Trades In One Engine For Another That Drives Itself?

It's been long noted that Google's inability to develop an effective social media network has been a definite chink in the search giant's armor, leaving way for Facebook to potentially surpass them as this decades Internet leader. Yet Google seems to have all the time in the world for pet projects such as artificial intelligence, energy plants and now even a car that can drives itself - talk about giving a whole new meaning what a "search engine" is capable of.

Hands-Free Sandwich Holder Eliminates Heavy Sandwich Lifting

Yup, that’s right; it’s the ultimate lazy eating experience.  The Hands-Free Sandwich Holder eliminates all of that pesky lifting that you normally have to do when eating a sandwich.  When I first came across a picture of the Hands-Free Sandwich Holder I thought, “How ridiculous!  Who would actually use that?”  Once I started thinking about it though I came up with all kinds of instances where this item may come in handy.

Thar She Blows - Return To The Age Of Sailing Ships

Oceangoing technology has turned full circle, as we return to the age of sailing ships - with a difference.

Contour Action Cams Get Bluetoothed to Smartphones

Your action cam just got a much larger preview screen. With an upcoming smartphone app, Contour action cams will be able to use your phone as a screen so that you can preview your shot. 

Wheelsurf Large Wheel Vehicle Delivers As Advertised

It's huge. It's expensive. It's an entirely new type of unicycle.

Portland Design Works [Pants] Cuff Links

Feel comfortable cycling in your best chinos without any worry of grease or damage.

The Skiing Fan Boat

Bored and surrounded by snow, one quirky Russian inventor has made a new way of skiing. It involves a lawn mower motor, spare paraglider parts, a giant fan and a bunch of praying.

Move Over Elton; Britain Gets A Mini Rocketman

A tiny car that puts on a helluva light show, this car is all Britain, but it debuts in Switzerland.

Chrysler's "Imported From Detroit" Clothing Sells Out In Hours

A clothing line based on Chrysler's memorable Super Bowl commercial sold out in a matter of hours.

Porsche Goes Electric: The Boxster E

Porsche has traded in big V8 engines for small gas motors. At least in prototype form.

BMW's Radical Vision ConnectedDrive Concept

BMW has been designing some thrilling concepts of late, and its newest doesn't disappoint. The Vision ConnectedDrive is designed to showcase new design language and technology.

Scratch & Track Maps Are Like A Lottery Everyone Wins

The new Scratch & Track map concept from Yuree S. Lim is designed to give travelers a way to not only find their destination but remember just what they did when they got there- and then take it home as a souvenir!