Oh my God, idiot geniuses jump started a car with an AK-47

Filed in things you now know are possible but should probably never try in your lifetime unless your life depended on it but maybe still shouldn't: jump starting a dead car battery with an AK-47. Yes, you can do that. Watch these insane Iraqi soldiers use the metal of the AK-47 to bridge the two batteries. Metal… » 12/03/13 11:54pm 12/03/13 11:54pm

The Duracell Powerpack 450 Talks You Through a Jump Start

Because I rarely drive these days, I still roll around in a car I bought 8 years ago. It runs fine, but sooner or later it is going to quit on me. I'll tell you what though, in my situation, the new addition to Duracell's Powerpack linuep looks like peace of mind in a lunch pail-sized box. In addition to jump starting… » 11/07/08 3:45pm 11/07/08 3:45pm

Coffee Cup Powers Your Morning...and Your Gadgets

Without that cup of coffee in the morning most of us would be completely useless. Now our gadgets can get the same jump start thanks to this coffee cup charger from PowerLine. It features 2 AC outlets and one USB charging port with 200 watts of continuous power (400 watt peak). That's enough to power up some TVs and… » 10/13/08 12:00pm 10/13/08 12:00pm

Porta Jump Will Jump Start Your Car From the Comfort of the Driver's Seat

You are sitting in the parking lot at work with a dead battery. You obviously need a jump, but you don't have jumper cables and your co-workers are dicks that don't want to help. Screw them—you have the Porta Jump. There is no need for jumper cables or helpful friends, all you need to do is plug it into your cigarette… » 3/21/08 5:30pm 3/21/08 5:30pm