Is it just me, or does the video in the original post look EXTREMELY rendered? It looks normal enough to start, but when the water comes into view something just doesn't work...the shading isn't right. The vehicles moving around on the ground seem too smooth...

It just doesn't add up. » 11/01/14 2:31pm 11/01/14 2:31pm

Hmmm, piss off his rich political buddies (some of whom undoubtedly own dealerships or get contributions from dealership) by voting to let Tesla sell directly to consumers, or piss off his rich political buddies (none of whom, apparently, opposed the bill in the house or senate) by voting against them (i.e. NOT… » 10/15/14 3:26pm 10/15/14 3:26pm

When these guys are flying cross country (Miramar - Key West) how fast do they get there? 2-3 hours? Do they book it, or take their time? And do they need to stop for fuel on the way?

I guess I always assumed that they flew commercial when traveling cross country like that...now I'm curious about the specifics! » 10/08/14 1:32pm 10/08/14 1:32pm

Yes yes yes yes yes. The more trucks/buses/etc. that we can convert to more fuel efficient propulsion, the better.

I was at Yosemite last month and the shuttles and buses and open-top tour vehicles are all diesel electric hybrids, but they're still loud and they do still pollute directly into the park. I'd love to see… » 10/06/14 7:34pm 10/06/14 7:34pm

Canadian Man Drives Z3 M Coupe To The Edge Of The World...Because Canada

For those of you who didn't already know that Canadians were crazy in the head, here's proof. An unidentified Canadian Z3 M Coupe owner decided to drive his Coupe 7,750 kilometers round trip through the Yukon Territory to the Arctic Ocean with his only prep being six days of partying and excessive drinking in Vegas. » 10/01/14 12:17pm 10/01/14 12:17pm

Wait, so it can scoop water out of a lake while flying almost the same speed as its takeoff? Does that mean it needs to land on water, and then it basically fills its tanks while "taxiing" for takeoff?

Otherwise, how big to the pilot's stones have to be to skim across the surface of the water at 100+ MPH while it… » 9/29/14 4:23pm 9/29/14 4:23pm