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Sep 23
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If it means I can have a $25,000 Tesla hot hatch...

Sep 1
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Elon Musk must have gotten his prototype working.

Aug 24
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Saturday Night Live covered this perfectly when Kal-el landed on a German farm.

Superheroes appoint themselves to solve problems. They rarely join police academies. Or enlist in the army. That’s too slow, and too much work. They are almost universally unaccountable to democratically elected civilian governments.

If Read more

Aug 7
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I used to think this was all because of a time-traveling Roger Stone. And we’re in an alternative history.

Now I’m convinced we’re in the science fiction movie where the President says, “Scientists, what do they know? Always telling me how to run my country.”

We’re in the reality where the president is addressing the Read more

Aug 3
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Cooling is a traditional engineering challenge. In this case, the power can be preloaded into a supercap for the fast discharge stuff, and recharge during lower draw. So that offloads a lot of the cooling problem from the batteries. Supercaps don’t have *that* cooling problem.

Ultimately, we need less firebally Read more

Aug 3
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And to think Benadryl just made me take naps in high school chemistry.

Jul 22
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Looks like Subaru finally updated the 2012 Outback.

Jul 22
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Looks like Subaru finally updated the 2012 Outback.

Jul 21
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And like that ><!, the era of pointless, ridiculous hot rod electric cars was ignited.

Basically this just proves that making a 700hp (with probably 700 lb/ft of torque from near zero RPM) production model is largely an issue of ordering motors off a web site now that they’ve solved the power delivery problem.



Jul 18
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The only thing really surprising about this is that it was spotted in Sherman Oaks and not Beverly Hills/Westside LA. 

Jul 11
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I really love my 2 yo Zephyrus with a GTX 1080. I’m disappointed to hear about the cooling issues as my machine is getting long in the tooth for game development purposes and I’d like another thin high performance laptop. 

Jul 10
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Delorean made crap cars no one wanted in the end. I’ve only test driven a fully kitted out Model 3 that was owned by a septuagenarian ex-military pilot lending to a local utilities event.

Teslas are transcendent. I don’t like the company, but if I buy an electric car from another company, Tesla sets the standard I Read more

Jul 10
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Delorean made crap cars no one wanted in the end. I’ve only test driven a fully kitted out Model 3 that was owned by a septuagenarian ex-military pilot lending to a local utilities event.

Teslas are transcendent. I don’t like the company, but if I buy an electric car from another company, Tesla sets the standard I Read more

Jul 9
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I just realized what replacing ICE with EVs means for racing. It means the possibility of the return of suburban motocross courses that disappeared over a generation ago over noise complaints. And motocross with cars which never was popular in the US, becomes a lot more possible.

It means all kinds of race tracks Read more

Jul 9
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I guess Ford wasn’t using that grill anymore now that they killed the Focus ST in the US.

Jul 9
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There are a lot of Home Depots in Mexico along/near the border. I don’t think they need to buy used NASCAR blades :)

Jul 9
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Paltry original content, nothing special catalog content. Not a lot of incentive to pay another monthly subscription when there are so many better options out there. That we’re also not subscribing to.

Jul 8
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Kinda hard to get excited about new gas cars these days. That aren’t really anything to get excited about.

Waiting for that first electric AWD hot hatch in the US to replace my current aging hot hatch. This is what we get instead. Read more

Jun 12
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Wait until you guys find out about the PT Cruiser cults where people spend truly unreasonable amounts of money on the cars, and insist that PT Cruisers are “Classic Cars”. We have a bunch of those people in Washington state.