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Matt Damon Says Bourne 5 Inspired By A "Post-Snowden World"

The Bourne movies are one of the best spy-fi franchises out there, and the next entry returns with the best pieces intact. After a one-film departure, Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass will start making the fifth Bourne movie next week, and the actor teased why now was the perfect time to come back. » 8/28/15 9:08pm 25 minutes ago

The Hummer-Replacing Oshkosh JLTV Will Run A GM Duramax Diesel V8

The Oshkosh Corporation was just awarded a huge contract by the U.S. military to build the truck that will replace the Hummer, dubbed Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). Now we’ve heard JLTV will be powered by Duramax diesel V8 engine and an Allison transmission, just like a Chevy truck. » 8/28/15 8:31pm Today 8:31pm

See How Boeing Moves This Gigantic Autoclave To A New Factory

Boeing’s sprawling manufacturing facilities in the greater Seattle, Washington area are ramping up to build the next-generation 777X, and a big blue piece of the puzzle has just arrived at its new home. The first of three enormous autoclaves was transported by truck to the new 777X Composite Wing Center in Everett,… » 8/28/15 7:22pm Today 7:22pm

Poland Is Pretty Convinced It Found A Buried Nazi Train, Maybe Full Of Gold

Two random guys said they’d found a long-lost Nazi train last week, buried underground at the end of World War II. Local legends said that one matching the description went missing in the closing days of the war, and it was full of plundered gold. It sounded crazy, but the Polish government said they might be onto… » 8/28/15 5:45pm Today 5:45pm

My Plan To Make Motorcycle Journalism Not Suck Anymore

Last month, Jalopnik managing editor Patrick George announced that Jalopnik had finally come to its senses, acknowledging motorcycles are awesome, and that Lanesplitter is going to try to be the motorcycle site the world needs. This month, some idiot convinced them that in order to achieve this goal they needed to… » 8/28/15 5:32pm Today 5:32pm

The 2016 Smart ForTwo Isn't Allowed To Be As Fun As It Could Be

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m really not the most objective person to be writing about the new 2016 Smart ForTwo. That’s not because of any loyalty to the company, but rather an innate fondness of the type of car: a rear-engined, small economy car. Decades ago, these were once everywhere, and now, in the U.S. at… » 8/28/15 4:45pm Today 4:45pm

Police: Car's Direction Contributed To Disney World Track Instructor's Death

The Florida Highway Patrol has released its findings on the April crash at the Disney World Speedway track that claimed a track instructor’s life, and it confirms what many suspected — that running the course in the opposite direction of how it was designed to run is what led to the car getting impaled by a guard rail. » 8/28/15 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

Fall is Coming and You Need a Convertible

The days are getting shorter. The air will be a little crisper soon, if you live in a place in which this happens. There are hearty souls who will fetch the groceries in a blizzard in their Fiat 124s, but most of us start pickling our toys when the leaves turn. That’s not the way it has to be, says Peter Egan. Grab a… » 8/28/15 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

South Korea's Massive Live Fire Exercise Is Overwhelmingly Intense On Purpose

South Korean and American forces are said to be at a readiness unlike any in the world, wound up to spring into all-out war if need be at the sound of a klaxon. This readiness in showcased during combined live fire drills, where the total force is brought together as much for show and intimidation as for training. » 8/28/15 2:25pm Today 2:25pm