This full-scale Lexus IS is made out of 1,700 laser-cut sheets of cardboard, and actually works - from the opening doors and functional cockpit to the rolling wheels and electric motor.
- Domenick Yoney
- Aug 6, 2012
A bicycle is a pretty low-impact form of transportation, but what if you could reduce its environmental footprint even further? What if, instead of metal and rubber, it was constructed completely of cardboard? Impossible, you say? Maybe not, we reply. Indeed, we have proof.
- Jonny Lieberman
- Dec 11, 2009
Many years ago, some jerk smashed in the rear quarter panel of yours truly's 1985 Pontiac Parisienne Safari with a hockey stick. How do we know they used a hockey stick? Because we found the hockey stick in the back of the Pontiac. At that point in time, the poor Parisienne was only running on seven cylinders (we know that because of a compression test) and got parked for the rainy season. Our girlfriend at the time was concerned that our weather-sealing method wasn't very sound. But what do gir
- Jeremy Korzeniewski
- Aug 22, 2008
It's been proven that simple aerodynamic mods can make a big overall difference on your fuel economy, though the results can't always be described as pretty. Thanks to a tip from a reader, we can again see that enterprising drivers can make easy modifications to the exterior of their vehicle in an effort to cheat the wind. Make sure you use something really light weight, like... say, cardboard. Keep it out of the rain, avoid speed-bumps and don't go too fast and you should be good to go. While y
- Dan Roth
- Jan 9, 2008
Neenah, Wisconsin has such a speeding problem that it can't keep up. Even with a full court press of law enforcement, drivers continue to speed and have even sped by other motorists receiving their obligatory revenue-production invoice. In an effort to keep drivers on their toes while also leaving time to fight real crimes, the Neenah PD will post cardboard cutouts that look like an officer pointing a radar gun in strategic locations. Like something out of Weekend At Bernie's, the paper tigers w
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