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Inventor hacks up a perfectly good Tesla Model 3 and turns it into a pickup

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Simone Giertz, the queen of shitty robots, modified her Tesla into a not-at-all-shitty pickup truck that she has dubbed “Truckla.”

The YouTuber and inventor is known for creating useless robots that automatically smack people awake or chaotically try to apply lipstick. Her latest build, though, was a massive undertaking.

Because she’s constantly hauling lumber, steel, and other raw materials for various inventions, Giertz needed a vehicle with ample trunk space. Her previous car, a bright…

All the data self-driving cars take in from cameras looks like this

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Self-driving cars are almost too observant, taking in information from light-emitting LiDAR sensors, radar equipment, microphones, and cameras. But all the information a car gleans from the outside world still has to be wrangled to be useful. 

Cruise’s fleet of self-driving cars testing in San Francisco take in petabytes of data each month from its sensor suite on the road and in simulation, similar to other configurations other self-driving car companies have on autonomous vehicles. A…

Brazen L.A. hawk refuses to leave the hood of a moving car

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On an otherwise normal, sunny day, a bird of prey rode around on the hood of a moving car near downtown Los Angeles.

The hawk, likely a red-tailed hawk common to the city, landed on the car and wouldn’t budge for 15 minutes, reports The Eastsider. The bird didn’t move even as the car drove through the city’s palm-lined streets.

“He’s staring at us like he’s staring into our souls,” one of the passengers says in a YouTube video documenting the incident.

It may have been a younger, immature…

Brazen L.A. hawk refuses to leave the hood of a moving car

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On an otherwise normal, sunny day, a bird of prey rode around on the hood of a moving car near downtown Los Angeles.

The hawk, likely a red-tailed hawk common to the city, landed on the car and wouldn’t budge for 15 minutes, reports The Eastsider. The bird didn’t move even as the car drove through the city’s palm-lined streets.

“He’s staring at us like he’s staring into our souls,” one of the passengers says in a YouTube video documenting the incident.

It may have been a younger, immature…

Brazen L.A. hawk refuses to leave the hood of a moving car

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On an otherwise normal, sunny day, a bird of prey rode around on the hood of a moving car near downtown Los Angeles.

The hawk, likely a red-tailed hawk common to the city, landed on the car and wouldn’t budge for 15 minutes, reports The Eastsider. The bird didn’t move even as the car drove through the city’s palm-lined streets.

“He’s staring at us like he’s staring into our souls,” one of the passengers says in a YouTube video documenting the incident.

It may have been a younger, immature…

‘Framing John DeLorean’ documentary makes Musk’s Tesla all the more impressive

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“It’s got cocaine, hot chicks, sports cars, bombed-out buildings, Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, FBI agents, and hard-core drug dealers.”

That’s how the son of former General Motors exec John DeLorean — who created his own car company, DeLorean Motor Company, or DMC — describes the story of his father’s downfall and the end of his car dreams in the new documentary Framing John DeLorean

That dramatic description could easily be adjusted to describe Elon Musk and his electric car…

‘Framing John DeLorean’ documentary makes Musk’s Tesla all the more impressive

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“It’s got cocaine, hot chicks, sports cars, bombed-out buildings, Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, FBI agents, and hard-core drug dealers.”

That’s how the son of former General Motors exec John DeLorean — who created his own car company, DeLorean Motor Company, or DMC — describes the story of his father’s downfall and the end of his car dreams in the new documentary Framing John DeLorean

That dramatic description could easily be adjusted to describe Elon Musk and his electric car…

‘Framing John DeLorean’ documentary makes Musk’s Tesla all the more impressive

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“It’s got cocaine, hot chicks, sports cars, bombed-out buildings, Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, FBI agents, and hard-core drug dealers.”

That’s how the son of former General Motors exec John DeLorean — who created his own car company, DeLorean Motor Company, or DMC — describes the story of his father’s downfall and the end of his car dreams in the new documentary Framing John DeLorean

That dramatic description could easily be adjusted to describe Elon Musk and his electric car…

‘Framing John DeLorean’ documentary makes Musk’s Tesla all the more impressive

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“It’s got cocaine, hot chicks, sports cars, bombed-out buildings, Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, FBI agents, and hard-core drug dealers.”

That’s how the son of former General Motors exec John DeLorean — who created his own car company, DeLorean Motor Company, or DMC — describes the story of his father’s downfall and the end of his car dreams in the new documentary Framing John DeLorean

That dramatic description could easily be adjusted to describe Elon Musk and his electric car…

‘Framing John DeLorean’ documentary makes Musk’s Tesla all the more impressive

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“It’s got cocaine, hot chicks, sports cars, bombed-out buildings, Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, FBI agents, and hard-core drug dealers.”

That’s how the son of former General Motors exec John DeLorean — who created his own car company, DeLorean Motor Company, or DMC — describes the story of his father’s downfall and the end of his car dreams in the new documentary Framing John DeLorean

That dramatic description could easily be adjusted to describe Elon Musk and his electric car…