Category Archives: Auto

Did you know that the Saturn V’s fuel economy was 7 inches per gallon?

Did you know that the Saturn V's fuel economy was 7 inches per gallon?An incredible fact from a fascinating new Buzz Aldrin interview: the Saturn V was only making 7 inches to the gallon at the moment of launch. Of course, the fuel economy improves dramatically when you actually take into consideration the entire distance travelled.

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Your Ridiculously Awesome Ferrari 458 Wallpaper Is Here

Your Ridiculously Awesome Ferrari 458 Wallpaper Is Here

I know we feature the Ferrari 458 a lot here on Weekend Wallpaper, but there’s just one problem. No matter what angle you look at it from, no matter what the context or the lighting, it just looks so damn good.

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Outrun Europa – Take a Nightdrive on the Autobahn

Outrun Europa - Take a Nightdrive on the Autobahn

Outrun Europa is a compilation album themed around a drive through Europe and features 27 of the best artists in the Outrun genre. The album was recently released by Plaisance, Vincenzo Salvia and Nightcrawler who have made it available as a free download on Bandcamp.

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NY State Police Getting Specially-Modified Tahoes To Spy In Your Car

NY State Police Getting Specially-Modified Tahoes To Spy In Your Car

Texting and driving is a bad idea. A really bad idea. Don’t do it. To combat the scourge, the state of New York just gave its police a million bucks to go out and buy specially-modified Chevy Tahoes that enable them to spy into your car and see if you’re on the phone, just textin’ away.

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Mercedes Releases Epic Innuendo-Laced Song For Its Service Workers

I don’t know if this is single-handedly the greatest song devoted to service center employees ever, or the worst (hint: it’s the worst). The five-minute-long epic is laced with gross and heavy-handed innuendo, and at the end you’re just sort of left with gnawing questions that you don’t want answered.

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Monitor Your CPU With A Real Tachometer

Whether you’re a tinkerer with a custom rig, or you just aren’t sure why your computer’s fans are running, checking your CPU usage is a pretty common task. Instead of using a boring on-screen activity monitor though, you can hook up your machine to a car tachometer for constant feedback.

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Blast from the past: the best space shuttle launch videos you can watch

Blast from the past: the best space shuttle launch videos you can watch

It’s been almost two years since America launched its last astronauts into space. If you want to feel especially emotional, watch these videos showing the shuttle’s ascent in glorious HD: from her point of view, from the ground, and a beautiful tribute with all the launches combined into a single one.

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Russian Man Displays Parenting Done Right

Some people worry about the children, about how we are leaving the world in worse shape than the way it was given to us. I say Nay Nay. If this little girl is any indication, the planet is in good hands.

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What Car Had Only One Fatal Flaw?

What Car Had Only One Fatal Flaw?

Sometimes a car is just so nearly perfect, that nobody ever buys it. The connoisseurs get it, sure, but eventually it’s cancelled after the company barely turns over 5,000 units and its a shame. Years later they become collectibles, but only after everybody overlooks the one thing that was wrong.

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Hackers Can Take Over Cars and Drive Them With a Nintendo Controller

Hackers Can Take Over Cars and Drive Them With a Nintendo Controller

A pair of security experts demonstrated to the BBC that some ordinary models of cars can be overridden—despite whatever the driver is doing behind the wheel—using a laptop, some software, and an old Nintendo Entertainment System gamepad.

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