The Simple (sustainable and innovative mobility product for low energy consumption) is a new vehicle concept from BMW combining features and advantages of both motorcars and motorcycles. As you’ll see, the Simple looks really fun to drive, but unfortunately, BMW apparently has no plans to start manufacturing it yet. [Via Gizmodo]
As slimline as the iPhone is, things still get crowded in the pockets of modern folk leading busy lives. One new app aims to ease that crowding a little by removing the need to carry car keys. Yes, as bizarre as it may sound, you can now start your car using an iPhone. It’s a […]
Well folks, it looks like the Globe and Mail’s website (Canada’s largest-circulation national newspaper) has been hacked into recently (unless this is a clever marketing ploy), because after loading its front page, if you enter the Konami code via your keyboard, you’ll get a surprise. Go ahead, try it. up, up, down, down, left, right, […]
Hmmm, Microsoft may want to think about re-branding their search engine name if they ever launch it to China, what do you think?
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] A woman in Tennessee was recently arrested for… a Facebook poke. The poke in question violated an order of protection (i.e., restraining order), since an OP prohibits “telephoning, contacting or otherwise communicating with the petitioner.” This definitely includes electronic communication (I’ve seen judges vehemently remind respondents that it means […]
Watch as master juggler Michael Moschen, best known for his juggling performance in labyrinth, performs his incredibly famous, jaw-dropping piece where three balls and a triangle become a musical and visual work of art. [Via Dark Roasted Blend]
In anticipation of the general release of Windows 7 on October 22, Microsoft has published a Windows 7 Personality Quiz (via Ina). Don’t you have to wonder what Windows 7 personality you are? Will you be “Bloated”, “Overhyped”, or “BSOD?” Let’s examine this little survey, because one of our favorite activities here on [GAS] is […]
Today, at least in the US, it’s Columbus Day. While I won’t pretend that the claims by the famous Italian are somewhat up for debate, and certainly with their share of controversy, I’d rather offer someone else for your consideration for the discovery of this hemisphere: the 6th century Irish monk known as St. Brendan. […]