Motorist Dakota Randall from Massachusetts captured a Tesla driver fast asleep behind the wheel while cruising on autopilot at 60mph. Even more bizarre is that the passenger sitting next to him also appears to be sleeping and has their head rested on the safety belt. Tesla Autopilot is essentially an advanced driver-assistance system with lane centering, adaptive cruise control, self-parking, automatic lane changes, and the ability to summon the car to and from a garage or parking spot. Read more for the video and additional information.
Power Wheels come in all shapes and sizes, but they weren’t designed to be street-legal, yet that didn’t stop this man from driving his in rush hour traffic. Sure, these ride-on toy cars are built with realistic features, like FM radios, opening / closing doors, functional hoods, power brakes, as well as both forward / reverse gears, but as you’re about to see, this one seems to have gotten some power upgrades. Read more for the video and additional information.
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection computer systems for processing arriving travelers’ passports were reportedly crashed on Friday afternoon, leading to massive delays and lines at airport arrivals halls throughout the country. JFK Airport had Customs agents use backup systems to process passengers manually, but even then, many are waiting hours to just exit the arrival hall. Read more for videos of the madness and additional information.
An 18-year-old from Haryana’s Yamunanagar in India was given a BMW for his birthday instead of the Jaguar he requested. So, he did the least logical thing possible…pushed it into a swollen river in a fit of anger. That’s not all, “when the youth was plunging the high-end BMW car into the river, he also made a video and put it on social media,” said a police official. Read more for the news report and additional information.
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An auto enthusiast from Romania decided to turn a 2004 Opel Astra G sedan with 62,758-miles on the odometer into an Audi R8 knockoff of sorts. Fortunately, they’re only asking $2,783 USD, and it comes complete with custom bumpers, grille, side skirts, fenders, lighting units on both ends, quad tailpipes and apparently, 19-inch wheels. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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What do you do when your electric vehicle is out of juice, and there’s no power outlet nearby? You should never park in a stranger’s front lawn and leech off their electricity for starters. That’s exactly what one Tesla Model 3 owner did in Lake Worth, Floriday. Thankfully, homeowner Phil Fraumeni decided to let the young man off easy. He was first alerted of the vehicle when his gardener asked him in the morning to move the white Tesla on his lawn, and that quickly escalated to a phone call to the police. Read more for another picture and additional information.
We’re just a little over one month away from Apple’s September iPhone keynote, and to hold you over, we bring you an interesting unboxing video of a handset that you probably won’t find in stores here. It’s officially called the “SOYES XS”, but in reality, those who have seen it say it’s just a miniature iPhone XS. Measuring just 3.70″ x 2.01″ x 0.39″ and weighing just 99g, it most likely is the world’s smallest iPhone XS knockoff and actually looks the part too. Read more for the video and additional information.
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Amazon Prime Day may have offered items at the lowest prices you’ve seen this year, but one person managed to snag over $13,000 worth of camera gear for just $100+ shipped. The story begins with a $548 “Sony a6000 and 16-50mm lens bundle” being listed for $94.48 on Amazon, which was quickly shared on bargain hunting website Slickdeals. Users there noticed that other camera bundles were also showing up as $94.48 shipped, so they began scouring the camera gear section for these deep discounts. There was one person who made out with a $1299 Fujifilm X100F for $102.27 shipped, while another managed to get a $13,000 Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS lens at just $94.48. Read more for a few of the order / shipment confirmation pages and additonal information.
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About 2-months ago on May 16th a brazen phone thief stole an iPhone and then proceeded to post a bizarre selfie to the victim’s Instagram account. Police in New Jersey are currently searching for the thief, and have turned to social media in hopes someone recognizes the person who is still on the loose. “The Kearny Police Detective Bureau is turning to our facebook community for assistance in identifying a person of interest in the attached photograph,” said a representative. Read more for a news report video and additional information.
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Before planning a cosplay shoot with fake weapons, make sure it isn’t in a public area, or else you may end up on the news, and not for the reasons you’d expect. One woman was spotted holding what appeared to be a rifle at Seacliff State Beach in Monterey Bay, and even though she was dressed in a costume, some people said it was not the right place or time to do that, especially with children in the vicinity. Read more for the news report and additional information.