​Tesla Roadster 3.0 Can Drive From SF To LA (400 Miles!) In One Charge

Tesla is out with its 3.0 upgrade for the Roadster, and by combining improved aerodynamics, reduced rolling resistance, and new batteries, Tesla claims its achieved a 40-50 percent improvement on range. And it's going to test that with a road trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles. » 12/26/14 12:49pm Today 12:49pm

The Best Games To Get For Your New Gaming System, Phone Or Tablet 

Get a new gaming system for Christmas today? Or a new phone or tablet that plays games? We've got some recommendations for you so you can play some games (and maybe ignore your more annoying relatives in the process). » 12/26/14 10:18am Today 10:18am

Bonkers Report Says Boxster And Cayman Will Be Renamed 'Porsche 718'

For this next story, I'm going to need you to gather enough salt that you'll have no reason not to make margaritas afterward. The latest rumor involving the much-speculated-on next-gen Porsche Boxster and Cayman says the cars will be renamed the Porsche 718. Guhhh? » 12/26/14 9:45am Today 9:45am

Outstanding photos of the X-15, the fastest manned aircraft ever made

While the Blackbird SR-71 was the fastest manned airplane ever made, the fastest manned aircraft is the North American X-15, a rocket plane that flew for the first time on June 8, 1959, launched from a NASA NB-52B mothership. On October 1967 it pulverized all records: 4,520 miles per hour (7,274 km/h). » 12/26/14 9:22am Today 9:22am

Where Do Famous Race Cars Go When They Get Replaced?

What happens to race cars after the season is over? The next season's model comes out, and the old one fades from view. Where do the old cars go? Some of those older cars make their way into the hands of enthusiasts who not only keep them running, but race them. Welcome to the world of vintage racing. » 12/26/14 9:06am Today 9:06am

Boy Scout Troop Rescues Pilot Who Crashed Into A River

The pilot of a downed Mooney M20 was lucky his bad day was met by a troop of scouts who lived up to their motto to always be prepared. Shortly after takeoff engine trouble required the pilot to ditch in the nearby Congaree River near Columbia, S.C. » 12/26/14 8:54am Today 8:54am

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

Get 58% Off Limefuel's Giant 20,000mAh Dual USB Battery Pack

What's the most important thing about a backup battery pack? How much juice it holds, right? That's why we like the new Limefuel — it holds 20,000mAh, which should be enough to recharge your phone around ten times, or an iPad Air nearly twice over. Now, Jalopnik readers can grab one for just $34.99 – that's 58% off. » 12/23/14 1:04pm Tuesday 1:04pm

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