London's Newest Skyscraper Is Melting Cars Parked Near It

Nicknamed the Walkie-Talkie, 20 Fenchurch Street in London's busy financial district turns out to be a giant magnifying glass parabolic reflector as well as a 37-story skyscraper, melting cars and forcing pedestrians to shield their eyes on the street. The most recent casualty is this Jaguar XJ. » 9/02/13 1:59pm 9/02/13 1:59pm

Did You Ever Use Your Cellphone As A Walkie Talkie?

I never had a walkie talkie phone, but I sure saw a lot of Nextel commercials and Sprint still offers push-to-talk even though the original Nextel network is apparently getting the ax on June 30. In the early 2000s there was something really appealing about interrupting someone's life with that little chirp. It's… » 3/31/13 8:00pm 3/31/13 8:00pm

Motorola TLKR, No Vowels for Walkie-Talkies

You know Motorola is stepping up their game when they begin ripping the grammar-strained vowels from a product line. Take the TLKR, it's Motorola's new line of walkie-talkies meant to convey a sense of style while you are calling in for airstrikes on the cootie patrol. The first version will be the T3, offering eight… » 9/13/07 10:29am 9/13/07 10:29am