Musk says it will be possible for owners to telepathically summon their Tesla with neuralink implant

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If it's raining and you want your car to come to pick you up, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) lets you do that. Owners can pull out their phones, press a button, and their car can drive itself to the owner's location. Tesla calls this Smart Summon, but in the future, Tesla owners may be able to ditch the phone, and "think" their car to themselves. While giving a presentation for Neuralink, a brain implant research company, CEO Elon Musk answered a question from Twitter. The person asked if, with a Neuralink implant, a person would be able to summon their Tesla telepathically. Musk immediately Read more

Tesla cars to have farting, goat noise as honk sounds: Elon Musk

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San Francisco: Tesla car owners will soon have the option to choose sounds like farting or goat noise for their vehicles' pedestrian noisemakers and horns, Elon Musk has hinted. Musk also tweeted about adding coconut sound as part of Tesla's customisation exercise. "Customised horn & movement sounds (coconuts being one, of course) coming to Teslas soon," Musk tweeted. Musk also teased goat bleats, rushing wind and coconut horse clops from the comedy movie "Monty Python and the Holy Grail". In another tweet, Musk also mentioned adding a whoopie cushion noise (made famous by Tesla's "Toilet Read more

Nearly 100 drivers followed a Google Maps detour -- and ended up stuck in an empty field

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A muddy detour meant headaches for dozens of Denver drivers Sunday. (CNN)Technology isn't always foolproof, as about 100 Colorado drivers learned when Google Maps offered them a supposedly quick way out of a traffic jam. A crash on Peña Boulevard, a road leading to Denver International Airport, prompted the app to take drivers on a detour on Sunday. But it was too good to be true. The alternate route took drivers down a dirt road that rain had turned into a muddy mess, and cars started sliding around. Some vehicles couldn't make it through the mud, and about 100 others became trapped behind Read more

Woman, 68, runs over and kills examiner during driving test

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The woman was doing the part of the exam that focuses on manoeuvres when she struck down the 35-year-old examiner. A driving examiner was run over and killed by a 68-year-old woman taking her test, police have confirmed. The 35-year-old was struck down and killed by the candidate at an test centre during the part of the exam that focuses on manoeuvres. The incident happened in the southern Polish city of Rybnik on Monday. It's not yet known how the woman came to run over the man. The city's deputy police commissioner Ryszard Czepczor told news channel TVP Info: "A 68-year-old woman, in Read more

Woman covers Toyota Corolla in cow poop for better insulation

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The things we do for love to keep cool. One woman from India will forever go down in history as the person who covered her car in cow poop for a better insulation against the summer heat. The story comes from Rupesh Gaurange, who posted a couple of photos of a Toyota Corolla apparently covered in a thick coating of mud. He says the pics have been forwarded to him and that the car belongs to a “friend” who decided to try cow dung as alternative insulation for her vehicle. “Best use of cow dung I have ever seen,” he writes on Facebook. “It’s in Amdavad. To counter 45 degrees heat Read more

The DMV reviewed thousands of hilarious vanity plate applications last year. These are our favorites

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Los Angeles obtained thousands of rejected applications after an official records act request. Here are a few of the more brazen, creative, and accidentally provocative plates, complete with the applicant’s explanation and the DMV’s deadpan response. Read more Read more

Ford has just made a robotic buttock that can sweat

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Ever wondered how they actually test the functionality and comfort of a car seat? Me neither. Apparently though, it’s not something Ford entrusts to humans, but it’s one of those activities which they feel best suits the work of robots. Because they understand our butts apparently. And they’re becoming frighteningly life-like. And you thought the loss of jobs and the start of a potential war would be the biggest thing you would need to worry about with the upcoming robot apocalypse. Back in 2017 Ford introduced a robotic butt, called Robutt, which was essentially just a cushion at the Read more

Nigerian man buries his father in a brand new $88,000 BMW SUV to fulfill his promise to buy him a nice car

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It’s not uncommon for wealthy families to go all out when it comes to getting a funeral casket to give their loved ones a proper send-off. Gold plated; diamond encrusted; theme-based coffins – we have seen them all. However, a well-heeled Nigerian man, identified only as Azubuike, buried his father in a brand new BMW SUV instead of a coffin to see him off in style in the local village graveyard. According to local reports, Azubuike had always promised his dad that one day he would have a fancy car. But when he lost his father to old age, he decided to fulfill his promise and bought a new Read more