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Google Unveils Self-Driving Car: VIDEO

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Google unveiled its self-driving car yesterday at Recode's Code Conference in Southern California, Mashable reports:

Brin described riding in the car, which in one test was programmed via smartphone, as "relaxing," and similar to catching a chairlift. He added that the car will eventually go up to 100 mph once it's proven to be able to travel safely at that speed.

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Eagle Scout Steve Grand Jacks with His Massive Biceps: PHOTO

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'All-American Boy' singer Steve Grand put on a gun show over the weekend while he jacked up a car.

Writes Grand on Facebook: "Being a good Eagle Scout. Dad would be proud. Fastest tire change ever!"

Missed his latest clip "Stay"? Catch it HERE.


Obama Ad Calls Romney Out on His Automotive Industry Lies: VIDEO

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Mitt Romney put out an ad implying that Chrysler is moving U.S. jobs to China.

Writes Business Insider:

The claim is completely misleading and false, and provoked an outcry from Democrats and reporters . The report, from Bloomberg, actually said that Chrysler is talking about adding Jeep production in China in order to serve the Chinese market. Jeep production in North America would continue unchanged.

The claim is completely misleading and false, and provoked an outcry from Democrats and reporters . The report, from Bloomberg, actually said that Chrysler is talking about adding Jeep production in China in order to serve the Chinese market. Jeep production in North America would continue unchanged.

But despite the fact that Romney's claim was demonstrably wrong, his campaign is doubling down in the new ad, which went on air this weekend in Ohio.

The Obama campaign fires back at Romney's "lie" with a new ad.

When the auto industry faced collapse, Mitt Romney turned his back. Even the conservative Detroit News criticized Romney for his 'wrong-headedness' on the bailout. And now, after Romney's false claim of Jeep outsourcing to China, Chrysler itself has refuted Romney's lie. The truth? Jeep is adding jobs in Ohio.

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Human Rights Campaign Given Prime Placement in First LGBT Ad from Lexus: VIDEO

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The first LGBT-oriented ad from Lexus for its ES and ES Hybrid features 'The Real L Word' actress Tracy Ryerson and the not-so-subtle shot of her Human Rights Campaign cufflinks.

Says the ad's narrator: "When I make my mark, it leaves a lasting impression steeped in Pride. It inspires a reaction, progressing without ever going back."

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Drivers Makes Hot Wheels Loop Race A Reality: VIDEO

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Race car driver Tanner Frost and stuntman Greg Tracy took the Hot Wheels "Double Loop Dare" at the X Games in Las Vegas Los Angeles this weekend by racing through a 60-foot double vertical loop.

Speaking after the event, Tracy said, "I'm at a loss for words. That was absolutely the coolest thing I've ever done. It was a handful trying to land it and get it slowed down. I knew Tanner was right behind me and I was just hoping we weren't going to tangle before we got to the end."

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1096

THIS MAN: In Santorum's latest ad, Obama = Romney.

CRAZY CLOWN TIME: David Lynch's new music video is appropriately Lynchian and not work-friendly.

THE i8 SPYDER: BMW's latest hybrid concept car.

JAUNTY CHAPEAU: Andy Cohen inherits Christina Aguilera's hat.

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