"Affluenza" Teen's Dad Arrested for Impersonating a Cop

The wealthy father of a Texas teen whose "affluenza" defense helped him avoid prison after a deadly drunk driving accident has been arrested for allegedly pretending to be a police officer, the Dallas News reported. » 8/21/14 8:48am 21 minutes ago

Have Some Interesting Car-Drawing Tips From A Guy Who Drew Dick Tracy

I love drawing cars, and I also love watching other people draw cars. Which is probably why I find these sketches from Richard Fletcher, the man who assisted and drew the Dick Tracy comic strip from 1961-1983. Cars weren't the focus of the strip, but it's interesting to see how they were dealt with. » 8/20/14 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

The Deeply Ugly Youabian Puma Is Now On Video! NSFAnything!

Remember the Youabian Puma? Chances are your subconscious mind has blocked it out thanks to millennia of evolutionary self-preservation, so let me refresh you: it's a massive brute that looks like a mutant leviathan carcass on a truck chassis. I was also threatened with a lawsuit because I said it was ugly. » 8/20/14 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Now You Can Buy The Most Jalopnik Car In Human History

In a world of Hellcats and million-horsepower ultracars, it's nice to have something that just works, without being garish, flashy, or overtly outlandish. Here's a charming little French wagon that would put a smile on the face of anyone's inner Jalop. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the Earth. » 8/20/14 7:57pm Yesterday 7:57pm

US Special Forces Were Sent Into Syria To Find American Captives

The AP is reporting that a US Special Forces team was sent into Syria last summer to find American being held there, presumably including freelance Journalist James Foley who was recently seen being beheaded on an ISIS released video tape, but did not find them. » 8/20/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

​Check Out A Slew Of McLarens Before The Sonoma Grand Prix

If you're in the Bay Area and looking for a little amuse bouche before this weekend's Sonoma Grand Prix, K-PAX racing is hosting a shindig tonight, complete with the team's two 12C GT3s, the new 650S, and yes, even the P1. » 8/20/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Four Pilots Missing As Fireball Engulfs Colliding Tornado Attack Jets

Yesterday, a pair of Italian Tornado attack jets from Ghedi Air Base in Northern Italy had a mid-air collision near the town of Ascoli Piceno. It is unclear whether the jets were in formation, opposing one another for training, or were independently navigating through the area. » 8/20/14 5:14pm Yesterday 5:14pm

Tony Stewart is sitting out yet another race in the wake of the incident that killed Kevin Ward, Jr, according to his race team. Any possible return date is still to be determined, as the racing world awaits the results of a police investigation into what happened. » 8/20/14 5:08pm Yesterday 5:08pm

Watch This Superhuman Driver Try To Drift While Getting Tazed

Getting tasered is incredibly painful. Trust me, I know from personal experience. It hurts worse than anything, worse than even stepping on a Lego brick in the dark. That's real pain. So Hoonigan decided to find out what happens when you tase drifter Chris Forsberg while he's driving. Ouch. » 8/20/14 4:57pm Yesterday 4:57pm