Why Do We Watch James Bond Movies At Christmas?

The James Bond films have been a television favorite during the holiday season for as long as I have been alive. I can credit the inception of my fascination with the series directly to Spike TV's 007 Days Of Christmas, which I would stay up watching all night before I was even a teenager. Yet, I've never really… » 12/26/14 12:11am Today 12:11am

Surprise! Porsche's Gift Bags Have Parts Numbers

There was an amusing little Easter egg on one of my Christmas bags: a little alphanumeric code on the bottom that should look familiar to anyone who's spent grueling hours digging through the Porsche parts catalogue. » 12/25/14 11:33pm Yesterday 11:33pm

This Is The Most Terrifying Image Of Santa Claus Driving A Car

Let's just take a moment and really look at this picture here. There's a lot going on. It's from Museum Victoria's collection, in Australia, which is why it's so summery-looking. It was painted by James Higgins Quirk, and, while charmingly rendered, is nevertheless a little terrifying. Maybe because Santa is, like, 20… » 12/25/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

Genius Dad Figures Out How To Convince His Kid To Go To Sleep

Let's be honest: "if you never go to sleep, Santa will never come" was about as convincing as "broccoli tastes good" or "you can't take a bunny to school" when you were a kid. One dad on the F1Technical.net forums has figured out the trick, though: make the bed look like a Mercedes W05 Formula One car. » 12/25/14 5:59pm Yesterday 5:59pm

Chaos ensues as armored truck spills $4.5 million on a street

Dozens of Hong Kong motorists and pedestrians rushed to grab loads of money after an armored truck's doors opened by accident on a busy road, spilling about 4.5 million US dollars in HK$500 notes (US$65) on Christmas Eve, reports the South China Morning Post. Check out all those frantic bastards. » 12/25/14 5:37pm Yesterday 5:37pm

Airline Employee Caught Smuggling Guns On Flights As Carryons 

The TSA happily shows off all of the weapons they catch inside carryon baggage every month, but what happens when guns are taken onto planes as part of an inside job, by people with airport security clearance. That's just what happened as the Feds busted up a gun smuggling channel between Atlanta and NYC. » 12/25/14 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

This USAF Thunderbirds Style Night Before Christmas Poem Is Brilliant!

This USAF Thunderbirds interpretation of The Night Before Christmas popped up last night on my Facebook news feed and I thought it was just fantastic. Well done guys and thank you to all USAF personnel, and all of our warriors for that matter, working and fighting around the globe on this special day. » 12/25/14 4:01pm Yesterday 4:01pm

A Different Kind of Christmas List: 7 Best Unreliable CarMax Cars

Well, ladies and gentlemen, Christmas is upon us, and I've decided to celebrate in my own special way: by getting violently ill. That's right: for the last few days, I've been moving around the house with approximately the same level of energy as a three-toed sloth in a zoo enclosure. ("Look honey! There he is!! … No,… » 12/25/14 2:00pm Yesterday 2:00pm

Ariel Nomad: Beast Off-Road Buggy With Superlight Sports Car DNA

The very same company responsible for that ass-hauling skeletal structure that is the Ariel Atomis turning their attention building a blazing off-roader. On January 6, the rear-drive Honda-powered Ariel Nomad sport buggy will be revealed to the public, carving trails near you shortly after that. » 12/25/14 1:06pm Yesterday 1:06pm

Dads With Drones Are Ruining Christmas

Lots of thoughtful people gave their father a drone this Christmas, because they had already gotten him a Kindle last year and an iPad the year before that and you sort of stall out on gift ideas from there. But! Drones can be difficult, and dads can be clumsy*, and the result has been nationwide terror. » 12/25/14 12:41pm Yesterday 12:41pm

This Is How It Looks When Two Historic Artworks Smash Into Each Other

The thing about race weekends is that you normally don't just get one race, you get a lot of little support races. One of those tends to be a "Legends" race, where heroes of years past take some laps around the track. It's supposed to be nice and congenial. Until the cars get destroyed. » 12/25/14 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am

Watch A McLaren F1 GTR Duke It Out With A Ferrari F40LM In China

Alright, I can put some sort of fanciful, long-winded and ill-begotten description here, but does it matter, really? It's the legendary Ferrari F40 versus the equally legendary McLaren F1, actually competing, actually on a track, for almost 10 solid minutes. What more do you need? » 12/25/14 10:00am Yesterday 10:00am

Pre-Order: 55% off the Limited Edition Code Black Drone W/ HD Camera

A few weeks ago, we offered a pre order discount on this limited edition Code Black to Gizmodo readers. It sold out in 2 days. Luckily, we brought it back, so Jalopnik readers can get a pre-order discount of 55% off a Code Black Drone + Free Shipping. Want to get in on the drone craze? This is a good place to start. » 12/22/14 4:22pm Monday 4:22pm