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Macklemore's Chariot Sets A New Insanity Standard For Music Video Vehicles

Macklemore’s “Downtown” track is apparently an amazing ode to mopeds. And the new music video for it, man, let’s just say I haven’t been this blow away by “cool vehicles set to song” since Cash Money Records put a New Beetle and a Jaguar S-Type in the same entourage. » 8/28/15 10:35am 47 minutes ago

I'm At The Nürburgring And It's More Awesome Than I Could Have Ever Imagined

“That’s really the team that got me into sportscar racing,” I said at dinner, pointing at Allan McNish’s table behind me with my fork. Then, of course, I realize that holy crap, I’m pointing at the Audi LMP1 team with a chunk of dead cow, and that’s exactly how surreal and amazing a trip to the Nürburgring really is.
» 8/28/15 10:09am Today 10:09am

What the Heck Is a Road Diet?

You might have heard the term “road diet” which sounds like the dining habits of some asphalt-chomping ogre. And it kind of is! But what does it really mean? Here are four videos that explain exactly what transportation planners are doing when they turn space for cars into space for walkers and bikers—and why it’s… » 8/28/15 10:05am Today 10:05am

Here's How Ludicrously Fast A Space Probe Is

Your regular commercial airliner, like a Boeing 747 is fast. A super-spy jet like the SR-71 Blackbird is much faster than that, traveling at over three times the speed of sound. So how does a deep-space probe like New Horizons, which recently flew past Pluto, compare? Thanks to this animation, you can see it’s very,… » 8/28/15 9:12am Today 9:12am

IndyCar Motorcade Across Golden Gate Bridge Honors Fallen Driver Justin Wilson

As the drivers of IndyCar prepare for their season-closing race at Sonoma Raceway, they likely do so with heavy hearts following the crash that claimed the life of Justin Wilson. So to honor him, they drove his car and their own across San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge ahead of this race weekend. … » 8/28/15 8:45am Today 8:45am

A Cyclist's Track Stand Befuddled One of Google's Self-Driving Cars

It’s usually easy for our human brains to predict how any given car, pedestrian, or cyclist is going to act, but computers must be programmed to “understand” all of our varying behaviors on the road. The latest thing perplexing Google’s self-driving cars (and thereby entertaining us)? A simple track stand, according… » 8/27/15 10:17pm Yesterday 10:17pm

Historic Photo Shows 3rd, 4th and 5th Generation Combat Jets In Formation

Our good friend and flying photog Frank Crebas was out in the Majove Desert at Edwards Air Force Base this week to take some shots of the F-35’s testing. In the end he ended up with something even more exciting — three consecutive generations of tactical combat jets in formation.… » 8/27/15 8:50pm Yesterday 8:50pm

Columbia Sportswear CEO Sends American Heroes' Moms To Paris On Private Jet

Last week, three Americans foiled an attempted terrorist attack on a train in France. On Monday, they were awarded the Legion d’Honneur, France’s highest civilian honor, with their families in attendance thanks to Columbia Sportwear CEO Tim Boyle.
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