When this 97-year-old Toronto man was born, the auto industry was just turning mainstream. Roads made for horses were being paved over for automobiles and the "average" family could consider buying a vehicle.
So when his grandson Zac Carmi brought home a Tesla, he had some questions. Then, he accepted a ride in the electric car. Then, he had more questions.
I love his curiosity about every-little-thing.
One particularly sweet moment: When Carmi put his foot on the pedal to speed up, the near-centenarian laughed and said, "You gotta have a parachute to drive this car!"
Master maker Simone Giertz and her friends transformed her Tesla Model 3 into an electric pickup truck. Their fake TV commercial is above; build video below. TRUCKLA: Available nowhere. Now.
Tesla cars have a “sentry mode” feature that amounts to dashcams pointed hither and yon: useful for video-recording accidents, road ragers, and vandals. Entire right side of car keyed and dented. Merica The vandals’ self-satisfied grinning really makes it. According to Reddit’s crack team of investigators, it was at this location in old Town Sacramento […]
Teslas are incredibly data-hungry, storing massive troves of data about their owners, including videos of crashes, location history, contacts and calendar entries from paired phones, photos of the driver and passengers taken with interior cameras, and other data; this data is stored without encryption, and it is not always clear when Teslas are gathering data, […]
Are we done with capsule coffee makers yet? Sure, they’re easy. But they are not so easy on the environment, and it’s debatable whether they actually make a better cup. Luckily, there’s never been a better time to switch back to the good old reliable drip method – especially when drip coffeemakers have quietly been […]
If there’s one thing that stayed consistent through the last decade or so of tech industry turmoil, it’s the love affair between techies and Linux. There’s just a ton you can do with the OS, and its open-source format means you can customize your rig from the ground up. Apparently not content with that level […]
Accidents happen. And when they do, you’re going to want a dash cam for a second pair of eyes. At the minimum, a decent dash cam can save you vast sums of time and money in case of an accident. But a really good dash cam can do a whole lot more. Here are six […]