Here's A Chart Of Every Crewed Orbital (And Beyond) Spacecraft

I’m absolutely smitten with the idea of space travel and, by extension, a total sucker for almost any space hardware. Of course, the most exciting bits of space hardware are actual crewed spacecraft. So far, humanity has produced, by my count, ten separate spacecraft to carry us into space. Here’s a chart of them all. »10/07/15 4:01pm25 minutes ago

Volkswagen USA CEO To Congress: I Was Told We Got Caught In 2014

The genesis of the whole Volkswagen Dieselgate thing actually began in 2014, when a West Virginia University study found a discrepancy between the emissions VW diesels put out in EPA tests and what they put out on the road. And in testimony he’ll deliver to Congress tomorrow, Volkswagen USA CEO Michael Horn will… »10/07/15 3:42pm44 minutes ago

Russia Intercepts U.S. Drones Over Syria, Launches Cruise Missiles From Caspian

Russia has upped the ante once again in Syria over the last 24 hours, launching cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea at targets in Syria. Meanwhile, information has come to light about a series of intercepts made on U.S. Predator and Reaper drones by Russian fighters operating all over the war-torn country.
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China has some of the most insane traffic jams on this planet

Hell. Pain. Agony. Anger. Madness. To the point where you just start punching your steering wheel and try to rip off your car’s roof and scream until your forehead and neck veins burst and then cry like a crazy person. That’s what it must feel like going through this insane traffic jam just outside of Beijing, China.… »10/07/15 2:53pmToday 2:53pm

2016 Chevy Colorado Diesel: All The Right Sounds And Damn Good Numbers

Here in America, “diesel pickup truck” means world-lapping longevity and enough torque to nurple Paul Bunyan. Most everywhere else, diesel trucks are simply designed for economy. The 2016 Chevy Colorado Duramax is a little bit of both, and a whole lot of awesome.
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Holy Freaking Crap: The Top Gear Guys' New Amazon Show Is Doing The LaFerrari, Porsche 918 And McLaren P1 Test

The new car show on Amazon starring Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond, just began its full day of shooting, and it’s looking to be a modest affair. There appears to be just barely over 50 people participating. Oh, and also a Ferrari LaFerrari, a McLaren P1, and a Porsche 918. »10/07/15 1:34pmToday 1:34pm

Today's Best Deals: Cheap Halloween Costumes, a Closer Shave, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »10/07/15 1:15pmToday 1:15pm

The Ten Most Insane Space Programs That Never Happened

There’s a lot of batshit crazy technology in the field of aerospace research, and not all of it sees the green light. These are the ten most insane space programs that never happened.
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Mercedes, Google, Volvo To Accept Liability When Their Autonomous Cars Screw Up

Autonomous cars are an inevitability, which we’ve known for a while, but the remaining questions we’ve had for a while doesn’t concern the technology, but rather the regulations. Rather than wait for the government to say something, it looks like manufacturers are just saying “screw it” and stepping up to the plate… »10/07/15 11:47amToday 11:47am