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The New ICON Airframe Pro Is The Lightest Mass Produced Helmet On The Market

ICON released a new helmet this week that they think is about to take the gear world by storm. The new ICON Airframe Pro was built with one mission in mind: be the best helmet that ICON, or anyone else, has ever made. While that sounds like quite a challenge, keeping the weight of a medium down to 1450 grams is one… »9/04/15 6:00pm17 minutes ago

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain: The Kotaku Review

There’s a cutscene, late in Metal Gear Solid V, that’s ostensibly serious but contains a musical interlude so awkward it sent me into giggle fits. A dozen missions later, there’s a harrowing sequence that ranks among the best video game scenes I’ve ever played. If you don’t know how to reconcile those two things,… »9/04/15 2:50pmToday 2:50pm

An American's Take On The Citroën Cactus, A Car You Can Drive Anywhere (Except Here)

There’s something Citroën got right with wacky plastic body cladding on the C4 Cactus that the likes of Pontiac didn’t: it wasn’t just a styling cue. No, these plastic “airbumps” are right where people are most likely to ding your doors, and made of plastic specifically designed not to even care. That’s brilliant.
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A New Angle On This Shadowy Stealth F/A-18 Hornet Concept Is Intriguing

One of our readers, Gareth Webber, pointed out a strange looking aircraft stored at AMARG, the Pentagon’s aircraft boneyard in Tucson, AZ. I immediately noticed it from an article that ran a year and a half ago in Aviation Week about a stealthy F/A-18 Hornet concept that was photographed sitting along the AMARG… »9/04/15 2:20pmToday 2:20pm

Today's Best Deals: Star Wars Toys, Nexus 6, Ultrawide Monitor, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »9/04/15 1:15pmToday 1:15pm

Ten Tools To Keep In Your Beater Car At All Times

Maybe you can’t afford a car that “runs” or “starts” like some fancy millionaire. Maybe you just like the way a jalopy can take stains and scratches without raising your blood pressure. But the novelty wears off when your slab doesn’t start, so here are some easy items to pack as beater-car life support. »9/04/15 1:07pmToday 1:07pm

See McQueen, De Niro, Knievel, Mad Max: $50 VIP Tickets Still Available

We told you most of the details of the third annual Jalopnik Film Festival in LA yesterday when we put tickets on sale, but because of a computer issue it appeared to some that our discounted VIP tickets were sold out. They’re not. Buy them here (or call 888-929-7849) and see Ronin, Steve McQueen The Man And Le Mans, … »9/04/15 12:19pmToday 12:19pm

How NASA Created a Flight Simulator For The First Astronauts Landing on the Moon

December 5, 1961. A man at the controls of a module gazes at the lunar surface from close up. Is this an astronaut, approaching the Moon nearly eight years before Apollo 11? Nope—it’s a pilot testing Project LOLA, a massive network of hand-painted mosaics and tracked cameras that trained astronauts for the moon… »9/04/15 11:22amToday 11:22am