The Tesla Model S Is Telstra's Most Expensive Mobile Hotspot

Thinking about picking up a Telstra mobile hotspot but don’t like any of the ones on the market right now? Try this on for size: it has four wheels, produces zero emissions and can do 0-42Mbps in a little under 1 second. It even drives around! That’s right: getting a Tesla Model S gets you free in-car connectivity thanks to Telstra.


The Physics Of Why You Get Confused When You Reverse A Car

Driving forwards is easy. Reversing is… weirdly much trickier. This video from Minute Physics explains why you shouldn’t feel dumb about it — because it’s all down to physics working against you.


Uber Claims To Have Scaled Back Use Of Its 'God View' Tool

In November, it came to light that Uber employees were able to track its riders using a “God View” tool. Now, in a letter to US Senator Al Franken, the company has explained that it’s scaling back the use of the tool.


The World As Seen By A Self-Driving Car

For self-driving cars to work safely, we need better mapsmuch better maps. These maps will not only need to know where the roads are. They will need to show real-time details as general as traffic patterns and as specific as the number of centimetres to the curb. They will also need to cover millions of kilometres worth of road.


Watch A Tesla Model S Humiliate A Ferrari In A Street Race

The Tesla Model S is quite the machine. The P85D, doubly so. It’s so much machine, in fact, that it was able to embarrass on Ferrari owner who thought he could outdrag the future.


Here's A Tiny First Look At Top Gear's 2014 Christmas Special

Video: Remember when Top Gear went to Argentina and were subsequently chased out of the country? Well, soon you’ll be able to watch it. Here’s a tiny sneak peek.


Riding A Motorcycle In This Ice Cave Looks Like Exploring An Alien World

Equal parts cool and eerie with a dash of unique and a sprinkle of out of this world, motorcycle rider Dougie Lampkin toured a hotel made entirely out of ice in Northern Finland on his bike. It’s unlike the dirt hills and race tracks you’re used to seeing motorcycles on and looks a lot more like an alien world.


Uber Sydney Now Offering Free Trips Out Of The Sydney CBD

Despite the fact that it’s encouraging more drivers into the CBD, Uber Sydney has said that it’s not about to saddle riders with high surge prices to get people out of the city. Uber is now saying it’s going to let riders travel for free out of the CBD.


Giz Explains: Why Objects In The Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear

The passenger-side mirror of every modern car bears the same warning: “Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.” Ever wondered why? It’s no design fault; it’s actually a safety feature.


Jaust's New Music Video Will Make You Miss Your Slot Cars

Underground street racing isn’t exactly a secret, after all, how many The Fast and the Furious movies have been made about it by now? But underground slot car racing? That sounds like the kind of illegal — but not really illegal — activities we can get behind.