Car Crushing

Coffee as Viagra, car crushing, Tokyo in high-def and more in our weekly look at the web

Joe Richardson, founder of the new website, The Car Crush, believes that there is an automobile out there for everyone. You may not think you lust after cars, but Richardson convinced it’s only because you haven’t met your perfect match. Richardson aims to bring a potential dream car your way. The Car Crush covers new and classic cars, and engages with the personalities inhabiting the …

Rethinking Weed

Coffee as Viagra, car crushing, Tokyo in high-def and more in our weekly look at the web

Neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr Sanjay Gupta wrote an editorial reversing his previous anti-marijuana stance and publicly acknowledging that he now perceives marijuana to have potential medical benefits. Dr Gupta discusses current problems such as the scientific marijuana research (marijuana is needed for trials yet the plant is illegal) and the science community’s focus on only its negative effects. While this could be …

Toilet Technology

Coffee as Viagra, car crushing, Tokyo in high-def and more in our weekly look at the web

Japanese company Lixil wanted their new luxury Satis toilet to be a high-tech, “interactive” experience by having an Android app remotely control all functions of the toilet, from automatic flushing to deodorizing to even playing music on the toilet’s speakers (for those who are prone to stage-fright). The company noticed one security flaw, however—every toilet was hardwired with the same Bluetooth PIN code (0000), meaning …