Luckiest man alive miraculously survives insane landslide

Luckiest man alive miraculously survives insane landslide

This video—captured today by a car dashboard cam in Taiwan—is insane. Watch as the car ahead almost gets crushed by a landslide and then by the insanely gigantic boulder that always smashes Wyle E. Coyote. Check out the other side:

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Your Ridiculously Awesome Mercedes-Benz 190 SL Wallpaper Is Here

Your Ridiculously Awesome Mercedes-Benz 190 SL Wallpaper Is Here

The historic Mercedes-Benz 300SL is in such high demand that the manufacturer goes out of its way to destroy replicas. Luckily, for people who want a lot of the look but don’t have the millions for a 300, there’s always the 190SL. And it’s beautiful.

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Reward Summit Tells You Which Card to Use For Maximum Reward Points

iOS/Android/Chrome: You’ve got your Amazon credit card for Amazon purchases, your Southwest card for travel, and your Target card for general shopping. But which one earns the most reward points at grocery stores, or at the pump? Reward Summit helps you solve this all-too-common conundrum.

Whenever you’re in the line at the store to pay or the check arrives at dinner, just open up the app, and select your location from an automatically-generated list. The app will recommend which of your own credit cards will earn you the highest percentage cash back, and also suggest cards that earn even more. If you’re shopping online, Reward Summit also offers a Chrome extension that syncs with the mobile apps to offer recommendations automatically. Even if you only have one or two cards, if you’re ever in the market for another, the recommendation engine in the app is a great place to start. For people with a bunch of cards though, Reward Summit is a must-download app.

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Bacon-Wrapped Ford Is Nothing More Than Brilliant PR And I Don’t Care

Bacon-Wrapped Ford Is Nothing More Than Brilliant PR And I Don't Care

It’s hard to hate someone when they’re driving a bacon car. Even when they’re stealing your parking spot on the LES.

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Best of Oppositelock: August 26, 2013

Best of Oppositelock: August 26, 2013

Gathered here are the Oppositelock posts that people put a good deal of effort into writing from last weekend. Today it includes asshole pedestrians, the (mostly) correct way to measure specific power, discussions about NASCAR and more.

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Alt-week 08.31.13: We’re all Martians, Mega Drive music and reinventing the ruler

Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.

Alt-week 08.31.13: We're all Martians, Mega Drive music and reinventing the ruler

Some things become obsolete, some things rise to live again. Two of our stories over the fold demonstrate new tricks from old dogs. The third? Just, y’know, suggests that we’re all actually from Mars. No biggie. This is alt-week.

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Assign Chores with an Arduino-Powered Roommate Management System

Asking roommates to do chores or pay their debts can get touchy and awkward, so creating a solid chore assignment and financial tracking system can save you from a silly passive aggressive fight. Instead of a boring white board though, you can make yours with an Arduino.

Chris at Rushpro’s Own shared his design for such a system, and the video above should give you an idea of what it’s capable of. He posted all of the software online, but you’ll need to fend for yourself to get the hardware set up correctly. If you can hack it though, you can use the tiny portable computer to keep track of who last paid for groceries, and who needs to do the dishes, all without any awkwardness or hurt feelings. For more info and the source code, check out the source link.

Over-Enginering a Dorm Room Management System | Rushpro’s Own via Hack A Day

Ford racing posted this photo a little bit ago

Ford racing posted this photo a little bit ago

I’m not sure how I should feel…

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American Le Mans Race In Baltimore Almost Finishes Before It Starts

The Baltimore Grand Prix of the American Le Mans Series is underway, though it’s not off to a great beginning with eight cars being taken out before they even crossed the start.

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This Is What It Looks Like When Your Car Gets Wrecked By A Landslide

You ever see those signs that say something along the lines of "Watch Out for Falling Rocks" and you scoff and wonder who would care about a few pebbles? Yeah, this giant goddamn boulder that almost completely crushed a car in Taiwan is what that sign is talking about.

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