Technical Secrets Of The McLaren Honda MP4-30 Formula One Car

Ever wonder what makes this year’s McLaren Honda Formula One car work? As in, really work (when it does, in fact, work)? Racecar Engineering compiled the most extensive collection of under-skin photos of this car yet, complete with an analysis of all the juicy details.
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An 1899 Plan to Build A Bike Highway in Los Angeles (And Why It Failed)

Over a century ago, the California Cycleway promised an elevated, dedicated bike path from Los Angeles to the nearby city of Pasadena. In this excerpt from the new book LAtitudes: An Angeleno’s Atlas, author Dan Koeppel tracks its path through Southern California—and discovers why it was never finished. » 4/27/15 5:24pm Today 5:24pm

Holy Crap This Storm Was So Strong It Blew A Train Straight Off A Bridge

An incredibly powerful storm just blew through Louisiana, bringing not only heavy rain and clouds so thick they turned day into night, but also monstrously powerful winds. Winds so powerful, they blew a freight train clear off a bridge, sending shipping containers careening down below. » 4/27/15 4:55pm Today 4:55pm

We Finally Know Something About What The Shadowy X-37B Will Do In Orbit

In an unprecedented disclosure from the DoD, we have finally been told at least something in regards to what the USAF’s secretive X-37B spaceplane’s goals are for its upcoming flight. Among other things, it will test an exotic form of thruster propulsion that could have huge implications for future space development. » 4/27/15 4:12pm Today 4:12pm

Five Things That Autonomous Cars Will Change In TV And Movies

Technology has a way of screwing up entertainment from the past. How many Seinfeld episodes would have been four minutes long is everyone had cell phones? Hell, almost any plot that revolved around missing someone or a wrong bit of information would be obsolete today. So what will autonomous cars do? » 4/27/15 3:54pm Today 3:54pm

How Jason Whitlock Is Poisoning ESPN's "Black Grantland"

Two months ago, just after the end of a long holiday weekend, Jason Whitlock convened a morning meeting at the Los Angeles offices of his ESPN-backed black-interest site, The Undefeated, which is slated to go live this summer. Five days before, to coincide with the NBA All-Star Game, the site had introduced itself… » 4/27/15 3:45pm Today 3:45pm

How Many Pizzas Should You Order? The Pizza Equation Will Tell You

At some point in your life you will be asked to order pizza for a group. When that time comes, don’t be afraid. All the information you need to determine how many pies to order can be found in the pizza itself. Because what is a pizza if not a tool for learning fractions? » 4/27/15 3:05pm Today 3:05pm

Ten Of The Best Pickups You Can Buy For Less Than $10,000 On eBay

If you have something heavy, dirty, and/or oily, the way you get it from point A to point B without ruining your vehicle in the process is to employ the use of a trusty pickup truck. A short while ago, I asked y’all to give me the best truck values on eBay for less than $10,000, and you delivered. Get it? GET IT?! I’m… » 4/27/15 3:02pm Today 3:02pm

Jackass Uses Road Rage And Idiocy To Cause Two-Car-Plus-Truck Wreck

The lesson here? You don’t always have to be a dick. Sometimes, you just need to shrug off stupid shit and move on. The alternative can often end up like this, where one initial bad move by that Camaro got compounded into a three-way wreck, taking down an innocent trucker just doing their job. So what happened here? » 4/27/15 2:43pm Today 2:43pm

These Incredible Photos Of The F-22 Raptor Will Leave You Stunned

Renowned photographer Blair Bunting has taken a turn toward aviation subjects recently, and we are very thankful for him doing so. He captured a Thunderbird F-16 in his uniquely dramatic style, and now he attacked the world’s only operational 5th generation super fighter, the F-22 Raptor, with outstanding results. » 4/27/15 2:16pm Today 2:16pm

Is The Orange McLaren 650S In Silicon Valley Really A Special Color?

Last night on HBO’s very funny show about Silicon Valley dipshits, Silicon Valley, they introduced a whole new kind of dipshit, and this fascinating one at least has the balls to drive something other than a Prius. It’s a McLaren 650S, and on the show they claim the color is a one-off. Is it? » 4/27/15 1:43pm Today 1:43pm

Did The F1 GTR's Tricky Headlamps Give McLaren The Victory At Le Mans?

The thing about the 1995 McLaren F1 GTRs is that they were race cars which ended up being heavier and less powerful than the road cars they were based on. But that was still good enough for a 1-3-4-5 at Le Mans. » 4/27/15 1:25pm Today 1:25pm

Today's Best Deals: Rare SONOS Discount, Full Frame Sony, 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. » 4/27/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Save Over $100 On This Retro Style Bluetooth Speaker

Looking for a bluetooth speaker with a little class? Not only does the Veho M6 feature spectacular sound, it comes in a distinctly retro style complete with brushed aluminum and a vintage leather strap. It usually runs for $180, but Jalopnik readers can save 66% with code DSVEHO5. » 4/23/15 11:02pm Thursday 11:02pm