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WTF Humpday Press Release: 'Alfa MiTo DNA Is In Your Jeans'

WTF Humpday Press Release: 'Alfa MiTo DNA Is In Your Jeans'

If TCC doled out awards for bizarre press releases -- and believe us, we've thought about it -- the latest missive from Alfa Romeo would be the hands-down winner for 2009. It's impossible to summarize, but we'll do our best. The focus of the press release seems to be a limited-edition series of... read more

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Mr. Toad's wild ride

WTF Tuesday: Traffic Noise Kills Frogs' Sex Life

  If you've seen fewer frogs out at the clubs, fewer frog-sized prophylactics flying off the shelves at Target, and heard pissed-off frogs sharing their dating woes over a... read more August 25, 2009 by  1

Online driving exam from

Friday Flashback: Relive The Fun Of Your Driving Exam!

For some of us, it's hard to recall the specifics of our driving exams. They were the cause of so much excitement and nervousness, and so much hung in the balance -- our... read more August 21, 2009 by  0

License Plates with U.S. Constitution Preamble

We, The People, Call These The License Plates of Freedom

The Schoolhouse Rock generation knows it by heart, but for the Glenn Beck generation needing a phonetic, mnemonic aid for our U.S. Constitution, they're in luck. Gee-whiz... read more August 20, 2009 by  2

The Avis iPhone app

iPhone App Du Jour: Avis Rent-A-Car

Taking a cue from innovative thinkers who've learned to monetize farting, belching, yodeling, and other profit-rich activities, Avis has finally entered the iPhone app arena... read more August 19, 2009 by  0

 2005 Saleen Mustang 'Barricade' from Transformers [via]

Transformer Auctioned: 2005 Saleen Mustang 'Barricade'

If you're a fan of the 2007 Transformers movie, you might be interested to know that the 2005 Saleen Mustang "Barricade" featured in the film was recently put up for auction... read more August 18, 2009 by  0

Siemens' Smart Chopper, built by Orange County Choppers [via Wired]

Orange County Choppers Gets Siemens-ized, Electrified

Yes, as strange as that headline may seem, the mad, bad, and dangerous to know Orange County Choppers was commissioned by Siemens to build an electric motorcycle. The result... read more August 13, 2009 by  1

V8 Hotel, Stuttgart

Video: Retractable Fifth Wheel For Urban Parking

For drivers in congested urban areas, nothing is quite as frustrating as finding a parking spot. Yes, traffic is a hassle, and the countless construction detours inspire... read more August 12, 2009 by  0

'Feral House' by James D. Griffioen

Off-Topic Friday: Detroit Draws Artists

We can't say for sure, but many analysts are predicting sunnier skies for Detroit's auto industry. Chrysler and GM got new leases on life, Ford's doing fine on its own, and... read more August 7, 2009 by  0

Mountain Dew

WTF Friday: Mountain Dew Is Magic Car Fuel?

Maybe you, like so many other budding inventors, have sought a way to replace expensive gasoline with something cheaper and more plentiful. Nail clippings. Unaired episodes... read more August 7, 2009 by  5

Bugatti Diva 15-Bar Pump Espresso Machine

Bugatti Coffee Maker Also Offers Jolt, Sticker-Shock

Sadly, we here at Stalag TCC cannot afford to own Bugattis. Yes, a fortunate few get to test drive them, but when the sun goes down, we head home in humbler rides. However... read more August 4, 2009 by  0

Fiat 500 'So Pink'

Fiat 500 'So Pink' Is Really Freakin' Pink (And Green)

As if the Barbie-themed Fiat 500 didn't make it abundantly clear that this is a car for people who love MySpace and ponies and stickers and shopping, the Fiat 500 "So Pink"... read more July 31, 2009 by  5

Ford and Chevrolet logo toolboxes

Chevy And Ford Fans Know Where To Put Their Tools

Are you a Chevy man (or woman)? Or possibly a Ford fanatic? Either way, you'll appreciate a quick trip over to What On Earth, where you'll find nifty toolboxes crafted in the... read more July 30, 2009 by  0

Bloodhound SSC 1,000 mph land speed record car

New Flying Car Dreams Of Something Bigger Than Transport

We've seen a number of flying car concepts over the years. Some have been compact planes no bigger than an SUV. Others, like the Terrafugia Transition, have transformed from... read more July 28, 2009 by  0

Pearl Motors Yachts' 'Pearl 60' model

Yacht Comes With GPS, Cupholders, And A Bentley Continental GT

Times are tough all over, and manufacturers are doing everything they can to lure customers into showrooms. Some offer toasters, some offer restaurant coupons, but if you're... read more July 28, 2009 by  0

Audi stand at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show

Video: Hole In Windshield Improves Convertible Driving

Convertibles are wonderful things, but riding in them -- especially at high speeds -- can take the fun out of what ought to be an exhilarating experience. Due to... read more July 27, 2009 by  0


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