The future of racing looks so much more fun and badass

This video on the future of racingbased on concept tires designed by Hankook Tire and the University of Pforzheim, Germany—is pretty goddamn fun. I don't know if we will ever get to this point (seeing the evolution of racing since the time of Roman Empire, I wouldn't be surprised) but it's great to watch. » 12/22/14 8:17am 36 minutes ago

Team Radio Proves Hamilton Was Suspicious About Rosberg's Off At Monaco

Let's be honest, stuff like this is why the idea of limiting team radio communication was a bad idea. Lewis Hamilton's team radio during Monaco qualifying released in the official Formula One 2014 season review proves that Hamilton believes Rosberg went off intentionally to screw him out of pole. » 12/21/14 3:18pm Yesterday 3:18pm

You Can Buy This Awesome 200-MPH Bentley For The Price Of A Used Lexus 

There are things in life that will always be aspirational. This amazing Flying Spur, a car made by the hand-built British manufacturer Bentley, is one of them. Its understated elegance doesn't give too much away, but it can and will blow the doors off any sports car in your stable. Now it can be yours for 20 percent… » 12/21/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Behold The Amazing Images Of This USAF Aerial Refueling Boom Operator

It is considered one of the best jobs in the USAF, and you sure can't beat the office view. America's cadre of KC-135 and KC-10 'Booms,' the guys and gals that refuel allied military aircraft while hurtling through the atmosphere, are a proud and talented bunch, and one of them is just as skilled behind a camera as… » 12/21/14 12:02pm Yesterday 12:02pm

The secret engine technology that made the SR-71 the fastest plane ever

On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers flew the first airplane ever at 6.8 mph (10.9 km/h). Only 61 years and five days later, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird took off. It's still the world's fastest airplane with a speed of 2,193 mph (3,530 km/h.) This fascinating video explains its top secret engine technology. » 12/21/14 11:42am Yesterday 11:42am

Former Airline Official Says U.S. Air Force May Have Shot Down MH370

The former head of a now-extinct French airline is suggesting that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was remotely hijacked and flown into the southern Pacific Ocean, before being shot down by the U.S. Air Force, who was supposedly fearing a 9/11 style attack on the military base at Diego Garcia. » 12/21/14 10:01am Yesterday 10:01am

Ex-F1 Doctor Claims FIA Tried To Have Him Fired Over Blog Posts

Dr. Gary Hartstein's blog, A Former F1 Doc Writes, is an excellent resource for anyone interested in motorsports and medicine. Unfortunately, FIA Institute President Gérard Saillant alleged that these posts violated Hartstein's contract with his current day job at the University Hospital of Liège.
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Meet The Sexy New 3-Holer BizJet – The Dassault Falcon 8X

You don't see many three-engined planes flying around these days. Cargo airlines like FedEx and UPS still fly variations of the DC-10 and MD-11, but nobody is hauling passengers on them anymore. But one jet builder, Dassault is sill building 3-engined planes, in the form of unique and sexy business jets. » 12/20/14 10:56pm Saturday 10:56pm

Read John Pearley Huffman's Last New York Times Review

I end up on the wrong side of critic John Pearley Huffman more often than not, likely giving him the impression that I don't like him. I do like him. And it's thus with a little melancholy and nothing but good will that I share his last review for The New York Timeslast because the paper is foolishly shuttering its… » 12/20/14 2:17pm Saturday 2:17pm

Dion Von Moltke Tells TEDx How To Make It As A Pro Race Car Driver

TEDx talks are, admittedly, a bit of a crapshoot. Surprise! Here's one worth listening to. It's Flying Lizard driver Dion von Moltke explaining both how he got his start in racing as well as what it takes to make a living doing it. » 12/20/14 2:08pm Saturday 2:08pm