What Would These Famous Pre-Automobile People Drive?

It’s a holiday weekend coming up, and most of us are already planning our drunken bender logistics, so all actual productive thought is long gone. So let’s do something goofier with our brains as we ride out the day, like picking what car someone who died long before cars would have driven! Could be fun! Right? Maybe? » 7/02/15 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

Strategy Group Gives Honda A Break, But Can They Actually Improve F1?

Surprisingly, the often inept and self-interested Formula One Strategy Group has made some constructive decisions. Changes to the power unit penalties which are crippling this season will be rushed through. On the other hand, they’re sticking to plans to overhaul the car design. Let’s look at today’s decisions.
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William Shatner’s Rivet Trike Doesn't Work But It Is A Force For Good

When William Shatner laid out his plans to create a V8-powered, steampunk trike with two yokes and squeeze triggers for controls we all kind of assumed it wouldn’t work. Unfortunately we were right. But that hasn’t stopped Shatner from trailering the Rivet from Chicago to Los Angeles for an awesome cause.
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This Is Volvo's Idea Of The World's Most Resplendently Luxurious Baby

Look at this baby. Look deep into his confused, cosseted eyes. He is not just a mere baby. He is a baby of Excellence. Or his leather-and-metal clad throne is Excellence, or something. Anyways, Volvo’s calling it the Excellence Child Seat Concept, and it’s the Swedes idea of the car seat of the future. » 7/02/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

The Way We're Reacting To The VW Worker Killed By A Robot Is Wrong

On Monday, there was a sad incident at a VW plant in Germany where an industrial robot that was being set up picked up a man and crushed him against a metal plate, killing him. This is essentially like any industrial accident — tragic, of course, but these factory deaths do occasionally happen. So why are there so… » 7/02/15 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

NASCAR Asks Fans To Please Stop Flying The Confederate Flag

NASCAR effectively revised its prior stance on the Confederate flag today, where the series wouldn’t allow the stars and bars to fly in any official capacity, but would permit fans to fly it as they please. Now the series’ tracks have banded together in asking fans not to fly it at all. » 7/02/15 2:01pm Yesterday 2:01pm

This Airport Lets You Feel Your Destination's Weather Before Taking Off

If you’re sitting at the airport and can hardly wait to get to your warm, tropical destination, you can get a small taste of the weather there before you even set foot on the airplane. The largest airport in Stockholm, Sweden, now has a nifty room called a “climate portal” that simulates weather conditions at your… » 7/02/15 1:50pm Yesterday 1:50pm