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That sick 'Fate of the Furious' tank is a real Army vehicle? Hell yeah it is

That sick 'Fate of the Furious' tank is a real Army vehicle? Hell yeah it is It's not just a tank — it's a Ripsaw, bruh.The new favorite vehicle of Tej Parker (played by Ludacris) you'll see shredding ice this weekend in The Fate of the Furious isn't just some vehicle production designer's dream.

Here's a flying car you will actually be able to buy this year

Here's a flying car you will actually be able to buy this year Now, Slovakian startup AeroMobil has announced it will be launching a flying car this year — and unlike their first prototype, unveiled in 2014, this one will be commercially available.2 million in funding, will show off the car at the Top Marques Monaco, the supercar show taking place April 20.

Not again. Another story about a United passenger emerges—this one with handcuffs.

Not again. Another story about a United passenger emerges—this one with handcuffs. Yet another story about a mistreated United passenger has made the news.Eventually, the staffer compromised, allowing Fearns to stay on the flight, albeit in a downgraded economy seat, in the middle of a feuding married couple.

The Dodge Demon is a wheelie-popping, world record-setting hellion of a muscle car

The Dodge Demon is a wheelie-popping, world record-setting hellion of a muscle car 92 feet, making it the first production car in the world to pop a wheelie at launch.28 seconds — but Dodge is excluding "hybrids" from the competition.

This insane Lexus covered in 41,999 LEDs is basically a drivable billboard

This insane Lexus covered in 41,999 LEDs is basically a drivable billboard ) to ogle, but no vehicle has sucked me into its tractor beam quite like Lexus' LIT IS sedan.) is what happens when you cover a 2017 IS's entire body with 41,999 programmable LEDs.

Sorry Tesla, but the Lucid Air is way more luxurious and spacious

Sorry Tesla, but the Lucid Air is way more luxurious and spacious Newcomer Lucid Motors has generated quite the buzz since it announced its Air electric car late last year.The Air is super sleek as far as EVs go, and I actually think it looks better than the Tesla Model S.

The Genesis GV80 concept car has a plug-in hydrogen fuel cell engine

The Genesis GV80 concept car has a plug-in hydrogen fuel cell engine Genesis, Hyundai's luxury sub-brand, has unveiled yet another concept car — an ultra-fancy SUV with a hydrogen fuel cell hybrid powertrain and an enormous, 22-inch curved OLED display inside.Futuristic details like laser fiber optic quad tail lamps and 23-inch mesh alloy wheels will make sure everyone notices you have an expensive car.

For Uber, "Hell" is apparently tracking Lyft drivers

For Uber, "Hell" is apparently tracking Lyft drivers Jean Paul Sartre once said, "Hell is other people.The Information reports that Uber previously used secret software called "Hell" to track the location of available Lyft drivers and showed which of those Lyft drivers also worked for Uber, enabling Uber to attempt to snatch them away full-time.

Inside the advanced wearable tech powering an IndyCar champion

Inside the advanced wearable tech powering an IndyCar champion That's thanks to his sponsor, NTT Data, a subsidiary of Japanese tech conglomerate, NTT (probably best known for the wireless carrier NTT Docomo, another subsidiary).The fabric's ability to track heart rate and ECG information is a big deal for Kanaan.

We finally have proof Apple is working on a self-driving car

We finally have proof Apple is working on a self-driving car Looks like Apple's finally stepping on the gas.We've now got confirmation that Apple's gearing up to make a big move in the auto industry.

People are kissing a car on Facebook Live for a chance to win it, and yes, it's dark

People are kissing a car on Facebook Live for a chance to win it, and yes, it's dark Take the thousands of viewers livestreaming a current "Kiss a Kia" contest on Facebook.Participants are trying to win a Kia Optima by smooching it until they're the last man standing.

Tesla cuts the starting price for Model S by $5,000

Tesla cuts the starting price for Model S by $5,000 There were changes in pricing further up Tesla's Model S lineup, but these are a little less straightforward.The 90D model got cheaper as well, and it now costs $87,500 before incentives (a $2,000 decrease).

Lynk & Co's sedan concept boasts free internet

Lynk & Co's sedan concept boasts free internet Now, the company (which is perhaps best known globally as the owner of Volvo) has followed up with a sedan concept, called Lynk & Co 03.Even though Lynk & Co calls the car a concept, it actually looks like a lot like a finished product, ready for the road.

Vandalism and theft are plaguing bike-sharing companies in new cities they go to, too

Vandalism and theft are plaguing bike-sharing companies in new cities they go to, too The majority of these shared bikes are stationless, which means they don't need to be docked at a designated spot.They lock themselves after your ride is over, and you're meant to just leave the bike standing by the kerb.

India bans one of its oldest symbols of VIP culture

India bans one of its oldest symbols of VIP culture PM Narendra Modi has said, "Every Indian is special.This ban is historic because the red beacon, introduced by British colonizers in pre-independent India, was seen as a "status symbol" and a show of privilege and power.

Freak out over this video of the coolest flying car yet

Freak out over this video of the coolest flying car yet Lilium Aviation dropped a video showing the successful test flight of its all-electric flying car—aka vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) prototype, per The Verge—and it's something to behold.The vehicle gets its vertical lift thanks to the 36 electric jets mounted on the vehicle's wings on a dozen movable flaps pointed downward, giving it enough force to lift straight up like a helicopter.

3 companies that actually built real-life hoverboards

3 companies that actually built real-life hoverboards Here are three companies that have made functional hoverboards, to varying levels of success.The Hendo board is a fun side project that serves as a proof of concept for the MFA system.

Mercedes-Benz adds both Alexa and Google Assistant connectivity

Mercedes-Benz adds both Alexa and Google Assistant connectivity Mercedes-Benz is giving drivers an even smarter luxury experience and adding some AI assistant power to its newest vehicles.All Mercedes-Benz models from 2016 and 2017 are now compatible with both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, taking the smart home experience out on the road.

Larry Page's flying car project finally takes to the air

Larry Page's flying car project finally takes to the air Google co-founder Larry Page has reportedly been working on a flying car project for some time now — and today, the world finally got its first official look.The Kitty Hawk Flyer made its debut in a YouTube video (naturally) showing the craft's propellor-based aviation system zipping above water.