Louisiana Could Run Out Of Ventilators Next Week As Covid-19 Deaths Spike

Louisiana Could Run Out Of Ventilators Next Week As Covid-19 Deaths Spike

The Governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, warned on Wednesday that the state could run out of life-saving ventilators by next week after the number of covid-19 cases spiked dramatically in the past few days. Louisiana has currently identified at least 1,785 cases and 65 deaths from the new coronavirus,…

This Is All Going To Last Longer Than We Think

This Is All Going To Last Longer Than We Think

When Ford, GM, and Fiat Chrysler first announced last week they would be idling plants to help contain coronavirus, they all earmarked March 30 as the day they might bring the workers back. This week, they reportedly decided that wasn’t happening.

This Ain’t It, BMW

This Ain’t It, BMW

There are explanations for the following now-deleted tweet, yes, but few of them make any sense.

Washington National Cathedral Finds Thousands Of N95 Respirator Masks In Its Crypt Level

Washington National Cathedral Finds Thousands Of N95 Respirator Masks In Its Crypt Level

Like frogs in a David Blaine illusion, respirator masks are coming from strange places. Amidst a national shortage of protective gear, we learned this week that companies are sitting on stockpiles of N95 respirators: first, Facebook produced 720,000 (leftover from Occupational Safety and Health Standards regulations after the California wildfires,…

11 Of The Coolest Builds By Bored People With A Lot Of Lego Bricks

11 Of The Coolest Builds By Bored People With A Lot Of Lego Bricks

There are a lot of reasons why Lego remains one of the world’s most popular toys, over 3,700, in fact: the number of unique Lego pieces that have been created over the decades. It allows everything from Batmobiles, to excavators, to Kessel running space ships to be built from plastic…

This Egg Is Actually One Of The Most Powerful Drones You Can Buy For $2,699

This Egg Is Actually One Of The Most Powerful Drones You Can Buy For $2,699

You don’t have the chance to review an egg-shaped drone every day. The PowerVision PowerEgg X is exactly that: a powerful quadcopter that resembles an ostrich egg when folded. Although at first, I suffered the natural consequences associated with roughly underdeveloped software, things have changed quite a bit. With each new…

Guess What This Crazy-Arse Chassis Is From

Guess What This Crazy-Arse Chassis Is From

Today feels like a good day for a goofy little challenge: see if you can figure out what car that deeply strange chassis up there comes from. Lots of body-on-chassis cars have some distinctive-looking chassis, though most are fairly generic ladder-frame-looking things. I’m pretty sure I’ve never seen one with…

Maybe Sony Will Finally Fulfil One Of Playstation’s Oldest Promises

Maybe Sony Will Finally Fulfil One Of Playstation’s Oldest Promises

Loading screen-free direct gameplay on the PlayStation has been an ambition of Sony’s for a while, and maybe it’s actually getting closer to finally implementing that in its consoles. According to TechRadar, Sony recently filed a patent that will allow players to skip the loading screens and cycling through menus…

Solar Charging May Be The Key To Shoring Up America’s Rural EV Infrastructure

Solar Charging May Be The Key To Shoring Up America’s Rural EV Infrastructure

Electrify America and Envision Solar have joined forces in an attempt to bring electric car charging to routes through rural areas without steady and reliable access to a power grid. The initial test will involve thirty of these “EV ARC” units deployed throughout California’s Central, Coachella, and Imperial Valleys to…

This Custom Retro Chevy Camper Is The Most Brown

This Custom Retro Chevy Camper Is The Most Brown

We know we have a (justly earned) reputation for being brown manual wagon stans. But we’re so much more than that. We love brown vans, campers, supercars, coupes, trucks… anything! As our departed colleague Davey G. Johnson was keen to note, brown is the spice of life, and this former…

Patrick Stewart Heads Coronavirus Online Relief Effort

Patrick Stewart Heads Coronavirus Online Relief Effort

Patrick Stewart’s ripped, leathery yoga arms are currently being stressed to their very limits by a heavy copy of Shakespeare’s Sonnets and Poems, as the actor’s taken to reading his favourite Shakespearean chunks to his online followers to lift the national and international moods.