The top ten posts of the week by the pound

Top ten posts of the week
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The top post of the week was in fact based on a sketch from a comedy radio program. We tend to play these things straight and let the reader figure it out, but I probably should start putting IT'S A JOKE!! at the top of these things.

10. What a tease! Elon Musk says Tesla has a surprise for you, but it's a secret for now

A post about nothing. More: What a tease! Elon Musk says Tesla has a surprise for you, but it's a secret for now

9. Alternative launches multifunctional “Move” collection

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Alternative is known for its wardrobe basics, made from organic cottons and recycled eco-fabrics. The company’s newest collection, called "Move," is an activewear line that aims to work for any workout. More: Alternative launches multifunctional “Move” collection

8. Watch 4 extremely rare King Cheetahs being born in South Africa (with live video)

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They say that cheetahs never prosper, but these ones are doing quite well now. More: Watch 4 extremely rare King Cheetahs being born in South Africa (with live video)

7. The U.S. ranks 13 out of 16 countries in energy efficiency, Germany is #1

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Go USA! We're Number 13! We beat Russia! More: The U.S. ranks 13 out of 16 countries in energy efficiency, Germany is #1

6. Firefly is an ultra-light camping trailer with legs like a lunar module.

I am a leaf on the wind. Watch me soar. More: Firefly is an ultra-light camping trailer with legs like a lunar module.

5. Why self-driving cars may be a problem. For everybody outside of them. (video)

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A silly commercial that looks at why mixing conventional and self-driving cars might not be a good idea. More: Why self-driving cars may be a problem. For everybody outside of them. (video)

4. Spherical Roomoon is a haven that hangs among the trees

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Commenters are appalled at the price. But hanging out can be expensive. More: Spherical Roomoon is a haven that hangs among the trees

3. Innovative wheel locks designed by student startup to outsmart bike thieves

Don't. Read. The comments. Everybody's a critic. More: Innovative wheel locks designed by student startup to outsmart bike thieves

2. Whatever happened to: coffee pods?

As part of our tenth birthday celebrations, we look back at stories we have been covering for years. Here, we look at the continuing invasion of the pod people. More: Whatever happened to: coffee pods?

1. Airline startup to charge passengers based on body and luggage weight

It is a joke, but it actually is a serious idea worth talking about. More: Airline startup to charge passengers based on body and luggage weight

The top ten posts of the week by the pound
Also, much ado about nothing.