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Uber vs Lyft: 9 things to consider before your first ride

Ride-sharing is rapidly edging out taxis in major cities, and here's everything you should know about these apps that are shaking up transportation.

By November 2, 2015


Self-driving Volkswagen completes 1,500-mile Mexican trek

A University of Nevada researcher and his colleagues travel hands-free from Nogales to Mexico City, setting a record in the process.

By October 31, 2015


Slowest Rube Goldberg machine requires a turtle and molasses

The Rube Slowberg machine takes its sweet time accomplishing almost nothing by using the slowest connections possible.

By October 28, 2015


New Chromecast would make for a streamy September

Google may soon update its streaming-media device, Microsoft wants to put Cortana in the car, and Apple reportedly talks self-driving cars with California officials.

By September 18, 2015


How to prepare for the CA DMV written exam with your iPad

If you're about to take the DMV written exam in California and have an iPad, you can prepare for it with the interactive driver handbook.

By November 15, 2013


Learn to corner your car like a champ when you're skidding -- with science

The National Geographic show "Science of Stupid" explains what happens when you oversteer or understeer (beside the part where you skid into a guardrail and your insurance premium goes up).

By July 18, 2015


Woman legally changes name to silly Facebook name to get back on Facebook

Technically Incorrect: So Jemma Rogers wanted to be called Jemmaroid Von Laalaa on Facebook. Then Facebook shut her out. So she changed her name legally.

By July 13, 2015


California does a reverse, releases reports of accidents involving self-driving cars

The California Department of Motor Vehicles at first denied the Associated Press' request for the information, but has now changed course.

By June 18, 2015


When self-driving cars go bump in the street

Technically Incorrect: A smattering of the self-driving cars on California roads have been involved in incidents in the last six months. None of them, say their manufacturers, were the fault of the cars.

By May 11, 2015


Hulk smashes through his list of everyday errands

What does a day in the life of the Hulk look like? Depends on whether people make him mad, according to this hilarious clip from Fox's Animation Domination High-Def. Watch out, Mr. Pharmacist.

By April 27, 2015