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The Homemade Ad For That Used Honda Accord Drove Its Price So High eBay Canceled The Auction

Last week, we all got to experience the beauty that was, in fact, just an ad for a used Honda Accord. Filmmaker Max Lanman made the commercial to help sell his fiancée’s 1996 Accord, which is worth about $1,500, and it worked: The bids got up to $150,000 before eBay canceled the auction for “illegitimate […]

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The Homemade Ad For That Used Honda Accord Drove Its Price So High eBay Canceled The Auction

Last week, we all got to experience the beauty that was, in fact, just an ad for a used Honda Accord. Filmmaker Max Lanman made the commercial to help sell his fiancée’s 1996 Accord, which is worth about $1,500, and it worked: The bids got up to $150,000 before eBay canceled the auction for “illegitimate […]

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The DJI Spark’s Black Friday Price Is Cleared For an Early Departure

DJI’s Spark is the most exciting new drone of the year. It’s roughly the size and weight of those cheap toy drones you see out there, but with significantly better flight time and performance, an automatic follow-me mode, and most crucially of all, a gimbal-stabilized 1080p camera that shoots some seriously great…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Seeing The Exact Opposite Of Road Rage Happen Will Make You Love Humanity Again

We’ve basically seen the first part of this video many, many times before, and it almost always ends in behavior that makes you feel a little ashamed to be a human. Dangerous driving mistakes are made, someone narrowly avoids death, and then people, full of insecurity and guilt and wrath and fear, lash out at […]

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Google Is Mapping California’s Air Pollution in Mesmerizing Detail

Residents across the country sometimes see Google Street Cars driving down their blocks. In California, these vehicles are gathering air quality data block by block, which could ultimately help shape local policy to benefit people’s health.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Google Is Mapping California’s Air Pollution in Mesmerizing Detail

Residents across the country sometimes see Google Street Cars driving down their blocks. In California, these vehicles are gathering air quality data block by block, which could ultimately help shape local policy to benefit people’s health.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Here’s Why You Never Want To See Your Old Vehicle Again

If I just hadn’t gotten on Craigslist today, my conscience would have been fine. I would never have known the tragedy that had taken place to a machine I once held dear. So much time and effort was put into that bike. My poor, helpless Kawasaki. What happened to you?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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US Air Force Wants to Put Lasers on Fighter Jets By 2021

The US Air Force’s scientific research wing is giving Lockheed Martin $26.3 million “for the design, development, and production of a high power fiber laser,” which it expects to start testing on a tactical fighter jet in four years. Sounds cool and certainly futuristic, but the jury’s still out on whether these…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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US Air Force Wants to Put Lasers on Fighter Jets By 2021

The US Air Force’s scientific research wing is giving Lockheed Martin $26.3 million “for the design, development, and production of a high power fiber laser,” which it expects to start testing on a tactical fighter jet in four years. Sounds cool and certainly futuristic, but the jury’s still out on whether these…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Here’s How The 2018 Jeep Wrangler’s Interior Compares To The Old One

Jeep is slowly ramping up the teasers for the unveiling of the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL in Los Angeles on Nov. 29., Last week we saw the first official exterior pics, and today Jeep just posted the first official up-close interior shots. It’s a lot nicer in there now, but still rugged as you […]

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The 750 Horsepower 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: This Is It

I’m not sure if this “leak” was meant to happen or not, but the cover for the December 2017 issue of Car and Driver is making the rounds on the internet, and with it comes our first official look at the new Corvette ZR1. And the power rating. It’s 750 horsepower now. So, uh, a […]

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America’s First Great Car Race Happened On Roads People Still Use Every Day

Before the Indy 500, there was the Vanderbilt Cup, the first car race in America to pull in major international competitors. Around the turn of the century, it was one of the most prestigious races in the world. What’s more, it took place on public roads in Long Island, New York, roads that are still […]

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Speed Up Your Thanksgiving Dinner Prep With an Early Black Friday Instant Pot Deal

If you don’t own a pressure cooker, today’s a great day to fix that, as Amazon’s knocked the highly-rated Instant Pot IP-DUO60 down to $80, matching the price we’ve seen in multiple Black Friday ads. While that’s not as good as a one-day $70 deal they ran at the beginning of October, it’s still $20 […]

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Mike Skinner, Aka ‘The American’, Is Out On The Grand Tour Season 2

Viewers of the inaugural season of The Grand Tour will remember the show’s own version of The Stig as NASCAR driver Mike Skinner: The American. But it seems like for the upcoming second season of the show, Skinner is out.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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