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How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

How To : Remove the generator easily in a VW beetle bug

In this short video Chris Vallone shows you how to remove the generator from a vintage Volkswagen beetle with less hassle. If you own a classic VW bug and need to fix or replace the generator then this tutorial will make it go much easier. www.classicvwbugs.com

Snapseed : Can a $5 App Replace Lightroom and Photoshop?

Snapseed is a highly regarded and award-winning photo-editing app for iOS devices. Originating out of image manipulation specialist Nik Software in San Diego, Snapseed is Apple’s iPad App of the Year and, after using it for the purposes of this review, I believe it points to t ...more

How To : Buy a classic Volkswagen VW beetle bug

This automotive video series covers "What to Look Out for" before buying a Volkswagen bug. The first video shows you the first few sections that you should inspect before purchasing a classic VW. Part two shows you how to check the heater channel sections and gives you good ex ...more

How To : Check the fuel filter in a classic VW Beetle Bug

In this automotive repair video Chris gives you a few tips on your fuel filter and what to look out for when your VW bug gas tank may be dirty. If your fuel lines are dirty and your Volkswagen beetle bug isn't running as well as it should, it's time to change your fuel filter. ...more

How To : Install LED gauge lighting in a Volkswagen MKIV

This detailed video series shows you everything you need to do to install an LED lighting gauge cluster in your Volkswagen MK4 (Jetta, Gulf, or GTI). Part 1 starts with disconnecting the battery, Part 2 has you remove the interior cluster, Part 3 you disassemble the instrument ...more

News : The Epic Danny MacAskill's Greatest Hits

Danny MacAskill has been a cycling and internet god since the day he surfaced on YouTube back in April of 2009. A Scottish street trials pro rider for Inspired Bicycles Ltd., MacAskill has been practicing his stunt riding for over 12 years. He gave up his job as a mechanic to ...more

How To : Install running boards on a classic VW Beetle Bug

In this short automative customization and restoration tutorial Chris shows you how to properly mount your running boards on your vintage VW. He also give you tips on what to look out for before buying a Beetle. Watch and learn how to replace or add some running boards to your ...more

How To : Remove hubcaps from a VW Beetle Volkswagen Bug

In this automotive restoration tutorail Chris teaches you the proper way to take off your hubcaps for your vintage VW Beetle. So if you need to work on your wheels check out this video and learn how to remove the hubcaps properly without damage on your classic Volkswagen Bug. ...more

News : Rocket Power Your Lazy Boy

Since the days of Archytas, rocket propulsion has been the Holy Grail of aeronautics. Thanks to Galileo's inertia, Newton's laws of motion, and the "father of modern rocketry," Goddard, space is not a complete mystery anymore. Rocket-powered aircrafts have evolved from the fir ...more

How To : Restore seat padding in a classic VW Volkswagen Beetle

In this short automotive restoration how to video Chris explains how to repad your VW seats by going to your local fabric shop and save money. Once you find something you like, it's really easy to recover and restore seat padding in any classic Volkswagen bug or beetle.

News : The Scariest LiDAR Vulnerability We've Seen Yet

A vulnerability in the design of LiDAR components in driverless cars is far worse than anything we've seen yet outside of the CAN bus sphere — with a potentially deadly consequence if exploited. The hack is also going to be hard to fix, researchers Hocheol Shin, Dohyun Kim, Y ...more

News : 1,200 Hot Wheels in Perpetual (NOISY) Motion

Chris Burden's latest piece is a portrait of L.A.'s hot mess of traffic, entitled Metropolis II. The artist has constructed a miniature highway system, complete with 1,200 custom-designed cars, 18 lanes, 13 toy trains and tracks, and a landscape of buildings made with wood blo ...more

How To : Change Your Own Oil — A Beginner's Guide

If you're one who enjoys a good DIY project, or if you're just tired of paying exorbitant labor fees to have your vehicle serviced every 5,000 miles, changing your own oil can be a rewarding endeavor. Even though cars and trucks are becoming increasingly over-engineered these ...more

How To : Fix the fuel system in a Volkswagen Fox

In this automotive repair video Rolf shows you how to diagnose and fix a fuel system problem in a Volkswagen Fox. In this VW Fox the gas gauge isn't working properly and the car is sluggish. Rolf will show you how to check and fix the fuel system to resolve these problems.

How To : Change the brake pads on a 1989 Volkswagen Fox

In this automotive maintenance tutorial you will learn how to service the brakes on a Volkswagen Fox. Servicing the brakes involves changing the brake pads and checking the fluid. If your Volkswagen Fox isn't stopping as well as it should, watch this video and learn how to ser ...more

Danny MacAskill : World's Greatest Daredevil Cyclist

The world just can't get enough of the amazing, amazing Danny MacAskill. Back in September, we featured the incredible cyclist, and today he's been written up in the New York Times. Today's Times article reports, "MacAskill’s attitude is simple: it’s all about preparation, c ...more

How To : Recover Your Car Seats

This video gives you a step by step tutorial how to recover the seats of your car. If you are a little familiar with sewing, this is easier as you imagine. All you need for this repair is new fabrics and a normal sewing machine. The repair is made at a Volkswagen Golf Mk1 (Ra ...more

News : Play Chopsticks on the Subway Stairs

Swedish advertising company, Rolighetsteorin, recently created musical stairs reminiscent of Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia's beloved FAO Schwartz piano scene in Big. The campaign is for Volkswagen, though I'm fuzzy on the connection between the two. From the campaign site (Goog ...more

How To : Solve Volkswagen overheating issues

One of the worst things to experience is an overheated engine on your vehicle. There can be many different areas where this can take place, so it's important to take your time when trying to solve the problem. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out how to solve any overhea ...more

How To : Turn old jeans into a skirt

Summer is just around the corner and those jeans that seemed perfect for winter aren't looking so hot. Put those jeans to use, and make your very own jean skirt. Grab a pair of scissors and a sewing machine and get started. Turn your old jeans into a cute skirt and embrace yo ...more

News : Car-puccino Runs Purely on Coffee

Another creation by Bang Goes the Theory, the "car-puccino" is a 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco powered solely by roasted coffee granules. Daily Mail reports, "The car will be driven the 210 miles between Manchester and London powered only by roasted coffee granules. It will go on ...more

How To : Replace the Steering Gear Boots on a VW Passat

The video gives you a step by step tutorial how to replace the steering gear boots of a Volkswagen Passat B3 without dismounting the steering gear. The access to the boots is rather limited but with a little patience and some special tools it is really possible as you'll see ...more

How To : Correct tire pressur on a classic VW beetle bug

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to correct the tire pressure on a classic Volkswagen Beetle Bug. This car should use radial tires. It is recommended to use the 165R15 tires on this car. The tire pressure for the front tires are about 18 pounds and the rear tires are ...more

News : Who the Heck Is NOT Using Nvidia?

Nvidia has emerged as the indisputable leader in chips for Level 3 and even more advanced driverless applications, catching some of the world's largest semiconductor makers and automotive suppliers by surprise. After the car industry figured out that AI-piloted vehicles were ...more

News : Google Glass Enterprise Edition Open for Business

Perhaps in tribute to the season premiere of Game of Thrones, Google Glass is demonstrating that what is dead may never die, as Alphabet's X (formerly Googlex) has revealed that the Enterprise Edition of the smart glasses are now available to businesses. Two years ago, the te ...more

LA Auto Show : VW Does Infotainment the Right Way

The 2015 LA Auto Show showcases the best of the auto industry—well, at least according to car companies. Increases in horsepower, better fuel economy, and most importantly—the latest tech—is all on display during the 10-day event in Southern California. Once of my first missio ...more

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