A Little Tribute To An Overshadowed Big Brother: The Fiat 600

By Jason Torchinsky

A Little Tribute To An Overshadowed Big Brother: The Fiat 600

Right now, the most famous Fiat (at least in the US) is the Fiat 500. The 500 has become the iconic Fiat, the mascot of Fiat, and while it’s certainly a car that earned that status, I’ve always felt that it’s older big brother, the Fiat 600, never really got the credit it deserves. Let’s try and fix that.

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Sound Wallet can keep your Bitcoins secure with vinyl-based encryption

If you're anything like us, you've already made millions of dollars on Bitcoin. But how to keep it safe from loved ones, co-workers and other people we don't trust? Sound Wallet promises to keep your private access keys secure as encrypted audio,...
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How To Cross The Country In Your Daily Driver

By Stef Schrader

How To Cross The Country In Your Daily Driver

I come from a long line of people who travel across the country because they can. From my parents and I driving to visit Mom’s side of the family all the way back to “So, I hear Oregon’s going to have a bunch of sweet wagon trails and a cheese factory!” we’re no strangers to overland trips. My car, however, is.

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LG’s Swarovski-encrusted OLED TV is a thing that exists

There are few things that scream class more loudly than coating a piece of consumer electronics in gold. Except, perhaps, for doing the same thing, but with Swarovski crystals. That's the truth-bomb that LG has just deposited into our laps, having...
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Can We Emulate An Aston Martin Lagonda's CRT Dash?

By Jason Torchinsky

Can We Emulate An Aston Martin Lagonda's CRT Dash?

One of the most infamous traits of the already pretty infamous Aston Martin Lagonda was its then-revolutionary CRT-based dashboard. Real computer raster displays on the dash, all the way back in 1986. These were incredibly unreliable, and were abandoned quickly, but I think they’re fascinating.

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