Meet the Suburban Dad Who Built His Own DeLorean Time Machine

Some people are movie fans. Others are fanatics. And then there's Lenny Hochteil, the man who built a DeLorean time machine just like the one in Back to the Future. It's got a flux capacitor, gullwing doors and ground effects. And yes he does dress up like Doc Brown when he drives it. » 10/09/13 1:40pm 10/09/13 1:40pm

If I Can't Have a DeLorean Time Machine, I'd Totally Take This DeLorean…

I've grown up. I've faced reality. I now know that getting a DeLorean time machine like in Back to the Future isn't going to happen any time soon. I think I'm okay with it. I'd definitely be okay with it if I could replace the DeLorean-sized hole in my heart with this awesome DeLorean Hovercraft. It was spotted… » 1/16/13 8:20pm 1/16/13 8:20pm

At Giz Gallery: Reader Meetup With a Back To the Future DeLorean

We've been teasing out a few of our 40+ Gizmodo Gallery gadgets on display next week in NYC, like the 103-inch Panasonic plasma, Apple prototypes and the first Walkman. But did I mention we'll have a DeLorean parked outside the Gallery next Friday night December 5th, coinciding with the reader meetup? No? Did I mention … » 11/27/08 4:17pm 11/27/08 4:17pm

$100,000 Electric DeLorean Can't Store 1.21 Gigawatts, Runs at 88MPH

This is the Electro DeLorean, a fully electric retrofit of the 1981 iconic Back to the Future car. It's also a completely wasted opportunity: If there's a DeLorean version that needed a lightning hook system, this » 10/02/08 4:30pm 10/02/08 4:30pm is the one. Still, you can add it yourself, because it is for sale on eBay for $100,000 right now,…

Lightning Power For Energy, Time Travel Another Story

Lightning. It just goes about it's business—mocking us. We have always known there is potential there for an alternative energy source, but harnessing that power has proven difficult. However, an inventor names Steve LeRoy may be on the brink of changing all that with a device that generates lightning then harvests the … » 10/15/07 7:20pm 10/15/07 7:20pm