This Is What It's Like To Almost Be Killed By A Rocket On Your Commute

The fragile cease-fire is practically over in Eastern Ukraine. The rebels are unwilling to negotiate and have been attacking Mariupol for days. The video is from yesterday. While the video is not overtly graphic, it's likely that it features injuries or deaths. Please watch with caution. The Ukrainian government… » 1/25/15 10:36am Today 10:36am

NASA's Opportunity Has Now Explored the Martian Surface for 11 Years

Eleven years ago today—in fact, at this very minute (12:05 am ET)—NASA's Opportunity rover touched down on Mars for what was supposed to be a 90-day mission. Since then, Opportunity has proven to be an engineering marvel by traveling almost 26 miles on the Martian surface, more than any other off-Earth surface vehicle. » 1/25/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

Jordan Taylor Throws Down The Pajama Gauntlet At Daytona

While part of me is a little disappointed that folks are just going back to their RVs to nap like normal, boring human beings instead of passing out at random spots in the paddock, I can't be disappointed in these pajamas. Are your pajamas this cool? The motorsports nap game just got pwn'd. » 1/25/15 9:03am Today 9:03am

It's Always A Ferrari In Endurance Racing...

Oh, bless your 458-racing hearts. Is it just me, or is it all too often a Ferrari's fault when things go wrong? They're the Camry of the motorsports world like that. I spotted a Ferrari 458 getting flat-towed while I was waiting for the fireworks to start with damage that looks like it hurt. Here's how that happened. » 1/25/15 8:59am Today 8:59am

Fox Sports Really Shouldn't Be Trusted To Broadcast Motorsports, Ever

Hey, guys, do you like watching motor racing? On TV? When the schedule says there's going to be motor racing? Too bad, there's college basketball or something else to show. Hey, this sounds familiar. » 1/24/15 7:34pm Yesterday 7:34pm

Bill Auberlen Lays The Verbal Smack Down On Nick Tandy After Accident

Bill Auberlen, driver of the #25 BMW Z4 GTE, let the nice folks on television know exactly what he thinks of #911 Porsche 911 RSR driver Nick Tandy. Tandy collided with Auberlen early in today's race, forcing the BMW to fall behind in order to make repairs to the car. » 1/24/15 6:37pm Yesterday 6:37pm

"Just Don't End Up On Jalopnik," Says BMW To Its Own Employees

A source in BMW management mentioned at the Rolex 24 at Daytona today that they have one piece of advice for new employees: "Don't do anything that would end up on Jalopnik." » 1/24/15 5:09pm Yesterday 5:09pm

Watch How NASA Beautifully Visualized Airflow Over Years Of Flight Tests

This jaw dropping video spans many decades of NASA flight testing which is cool in itself, but the fact that it concentrates on clips where the normally unseen movement of air is documented makes it downright wondrous. It also acts as a strong reminder of just what the 'A' stands for in NASA. » 1/24/15 4:08pm Yesterday 4:08pm

The Oldest Active Navy Ship Is A Century Old Russian Submarine Tender

For what it lacks in beauty it sure makes up for it in character, Russia's 100 year old Kommuna is the world's oldest active naval vessel. Launched as a submarine tender back 1915, this pre-Bolshevik Revolution relic continues to serve as a salvage ship and midget sub tender as part of Russia's Black Sea Fleet. » 1/24/15 2:03pm Yesterday 2:03pm

You Can Save This Extremely Cheap Citroën DS From Rusting In The Woods

When is it justifiable to leave a rare French classic practically abandoned in the woods to rot? The answer is how dare you. This absolutely lovely 1968 Citroën DS is one of the most beautiful and comfortable cars ever built. Now it stands as a project that you can have, for less than a month's worth of work at… » 1/24/15 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

2015 Honda N Box Slash: What It's Like To Drive A Funky Kei Car

Ever since Jason Torchinsky wrote up his piece on the N Box Slash (N/), I've been dying to drive one. Then I noticed that one of the dealerships nearby had one on display inside their dealership, and I knew I just had to give it a spin. Welcome to the very first Jalopnik East review, where I drive shit Torchy can't… » 1/24/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm

Here Is How You Can Spend Less Time At The Dealership

Even in the age of internet car shopping, I still hear stories from people who spent half their day at a dealership to purchase a car. Cars are one of the few purchases that take a marathon to buy. According to a recent study, once a customer is at the dealer longer than 90 minutes, satisfaction rapidly declines. » 1/24/15 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am