Posts filed under “Weekend”

2015 Mercedes Benz SLM

Most auto enthusiasts are watching Mercedes-Benz for the release of the nearly $200k SLS AMG Gullwing in the fall.

However, Automobile magazine is reporting a smaller, relatively cheaper ($169k) SLS derivative model — the SLM. The M stands for mid-engine.

That seems pricey relative to the AWD Audi R8. But as the illustration below shows — we really don’t have any idea what it looks like — it is a gorgeous car nonetheless:

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Source:
Sneak Peek: Mercedes-Benz SLM AMG
Georg Kacher
Automobile Magazine, August, 2010
http://www.automobilemag.com/features/news/1008_mercedes_benz_slm_news/index.html

Category: Weekend

iPhone4 vs HTC Evo

Funny, NSFW video, made by a Best Buy employee. Best Buy fired him, because they said it shed a bad light on sales practices at Best Buy. They eventually offered him his job back. Perhaps they should “develop a “sense of humor.” >

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The response is after the jump . . .

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Category: Humor, Technology, Weekend

Periodic Table of Swearing

Modern Toss brings us the Periodic Table of Swearing: click for ginormous graphic Hat tip Dennis

Category: Humor, Weekend

Penn Jillette: Reading Great Religious Texts Will Make You Atheist

Penn Jillette on how reading the great religious texts will make you into an atheist, the future of magic, and how he and Teller work together. hat tip boingboing

Category: Weekend

First Pictures: Big Bang

Well, not quite. But the European Space Agency released a spectacular picture of the microwave sky Monday, an artful mosaic of interstellar dust and the relic light from the birth of the universe. Planck sees sky in new light: > click for ginormous image > Planck, a roughly $800 million mission to detect the leftover…Read More

Category: Science, Weekend

July 4 Fireworks: Half hour sped up to 2:43

A recorded video of a 30-minute July 4 fireworks show in Toledo, Ohio sped up to 3 minutes 4th of July, 2010 in Toledo, Ohio (HIGH SPEED)

Category: Weekend

Analogies, Similes & Metaphors

via xkcd

Category: Humor, Weekend

Steve Martin’s Business Card

This droll, dry wit is precisely what I would have expected: > > Although the title of “best business card ever” may be held by this card: click for larger image Found by Matt Cutts in an old book purchased at a book sale.

Category: Humor, Weekend

Coming Soon: McLaren MP4-12C

McLaren’s new car, the awkwardly named “MP4-12C’” is part of a roll out of new dealerships. The supercar maker hopes to compete with the likes of Aston Martin, Ferrari and Lamborghini: 0-60 mph mark in “under three seconds” when utilizing the launch control feature on its seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Partnered with its 2,870 curb weight…Read More

Category: Weekend

Stay Icy Cool This Weekend

via Suck UK > And don’t forget these straws of ice: via Amazon

Category: Markets, Weekend