Incredible video of an air tanker refueling a tanker against a full moon

Without a doubt, this is one of the coolest airplane videos I have ever seen. Thanks to the magic of telephoto lenses, the moon in this infrared clip looks impossibly gigantic. The fact that a KC-10 tanker is refueling another KC-10 tanker make the entire thing feel unreal—as in “I had a hard time believing this… » 5/25/15 1:30pm 21 minutes ago

Air France Jet Gets Fighter Escort To JFK Due To Chemical Weapons Threat

An Air France Airbus A330 that originated out of Paris had an anonymous threat against it concerning chemical weapons this morning. This, along with the fact that reports say the jet was non-responsive as controllers attempted to contact it resulted in fighter jets being scrambled to its location. The jet was escorted… » 5/25/15 12:58pm 52 minutes ago

The Best Memorial Day Deals: Dress Your Kitchen in All-Clad, and More

So what exactly makes these so much better than the cheap pots and pans you bought in college? The secret is their three-layer construction that sandwiches a layer of fast-heating aluminum inside two layers of layer of durable and heat-retaining stainless steel. That means your pans get hot fast, stay hot longer, and… » 5/25/15 12:24pm Today 12:24pm

The Time I Almost Got Top Gear's Hosts Murdered In America

We weren’t very good with planning on Top Gear. The stuff we put loads of work into often turned out badly. Hence never-loved features like Barn Or Bin or the utter tossfest of Top Gear Stuntman. Whereas the things we didn’t really plan for often became unexpectedly good or turned out to be important. Hence the… » 5/25/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

You Can Buy The Terrible M3 Richard Hammond Drove On Top Gear

At this point no one really knows what the future holds for Top Gear, and it seems Clarkson, Hammond, and May have moved on to other projects and will not return. For you Jalops living in the UK, here is your chance to own the Hamster’s E36 M3 that he pushed to the limits of fuel economy across Germany. » 5/25/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

For $12,500, This 1973 AMC Matador Is Good Enough For Government Work

Today is Memorial Day here in the U.S., so naturally our Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate is both a representative of a long gone brand and a car that once served its country. We’ll see if that’s enough to make its price something memorable. » 5/25/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

Video: Nissan Uses The Fairlady Z To Solve Japan's Butter Shortage

You may not be aware of this, in Japan we have a butter shortage. This isn’t a fictional creation from the Nissan marketing team. It’s a real butter shortage. For that reason, Nissan has asked Super GT GT500 2014 Series Champion Ronnie Quintarelli to ask this question of the Fairlady Z: will it churn? » 5/25/15 6:02am Today 6:02am

This Time Lapse Shows Literally A Boat Load Of MV-22 Osprey Departures

This time lapse shows a full gator navy flattop’s worth of MV-22 Ospreys launching en-masse during an Amphibious Integration Exercise. The Ospreys are embarked aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), which is currently forward deployed to Japan and serving the 7th Fleet in the Pacific. » 5/24/15 4:21pm Yesterday 4:21pm

Montoya Drove From The Back To Win A Four-Way Battle For The Indy 500

The Indianapolis 500 went somewhat predictably for most of the race. The faster Chevrolets of Team Penske and Chip Ganassi Racing kept the top five spots for most of the day, edging out the Honda cars on speed. The big surprise was Juan Pablo Montoya coming back from 30th place to take the win.
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Grab This Classy Leather Key Organizer For Over 35% Off

Who said your keyring can’t be stylish too? The OrbitKey is the classiest way to keep all your keys organized. It features a genuine cowhide leather strap that fits up to 7 standard keys, plus a built in stainless steel bottle opener. Right now, Jalopnik readers can save over 35% with code ORBITKEY5. » 5/22/15 1:19am Friday 1:19am