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Being a combat engineer in the army is really bad ass

Being an engineer isn’t usually associated with being a bad ass. In fact, it’s probably one of the gigs furthest from badassery! But here’s a job description that’s totally bad ass: you and your team go into combat zones and build or demolish things while people are shooting at you and looking to kill you. That’s a… » 8/01/15 10:16am 7 minutes ago

How We'll Find Out If the Discovered Plane Wreckage Is Part of MH370

It’s been nearly a year and a half since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared and investigators finally have their first big lead in the search. A piece of an aircraft’s wing—a flaperon, to be specific—washed up on Réunion Island, east of Madagascar, some 3000 miles away from where investigators were looking. But… » 8/01/15 10:14am 9 minutes ago

We're At Mid-Ohio For The Honda Indy 200

And by “we” I mean me, specifically. I’m here at the legendary Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course all weekend to cover the Honda Indy 200. This is not only the first time I’ve covered an IndyCar race, but the first time I’ve ever been to one, period. I’m pretty excited to be here. » 8/01/15 9:32am 51 minutes ago

Saturday's Best Deals: Strategy Board Games, Flash Storage, 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. » 8/01/15 9:15am Today 9:15am

It's Now Just Barely Possible To Get A Free Tesla Model X

If a wild, crazed South African runs up to you, screaming about visions of the future, tubetravel, and a free Tesla Model X, we’re hear to tell you that you should believe him. Maybe. Hopefully. But in all seriousness, Tesla’s said it’s actually prepared to give you a free Model X, if you meet the right conditions. » 7/31/15 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

20 Stunning Military Images That You Absolutely Have To See

These are the 20 most brilliant military images I found around these wonderful intertubes this week. Not only do they highlight the amazing things America and our allies’ service people do on a regular basis, but also the photographers, both military and private, that work so hard to gives us a view we could never see… » 7/31/15 9:30pm Yesterday 9:30pm

For Sale: Jaloptastic BMW E30 Wagon With M3 Motor And Manual Trans

Are you sitting down? Of course you are, because you are at work (or home) reading Jalopnik instead of being “productive.” Well, I’m about to make your Friday even better. As a Jalop you most likely are a fan of the following: manuals, wagons, E30 BMWs, and M3 inline-six motors. Now you can have all four in one shot! » 7/31/15 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

Don’t Let A Lame Dream Sequence Ruin The Fun Of Pedrosa On A Supermoto

So what have you been doing with your summer? Hanging with friends, maybe taking in a track day or two? Dani Pedrosa has been doing some of the same during the MotoGP break. Except he’s got cooler friends, better tracks, and the entire Luc1 team at his disposal. And naturally, they made a video.
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IndyCar President Derrick Walker Resigns Amid Controversial Season

IndyCar President of Competition and Operations Derrick Walker announced his resignation yesterday, effective August 31. Per Walker’s own remarks to Racer, he has stayed longer than the duration of his original contract and wants more time to concentrate on his Tudor United SportsCar team, Team Falken Tire. » 7/31/15 7:50pm Yesterday 7:50pm

Elon Musk Promises That Model S Auto Pilot Is 'Almost Ready'

Remember the Big D reveal way back in October of last year? Most people were so enamored with the dual-motor drivetrain and insane acceleration that the other news – Auto Pilot – fell off the radar. Owners were promised the upgrade earlier in the year, and now it’s almost August, so Musk took to Twitter. » 7/31/15 7:20pm Yesterday 7:20pm

Add 24 Accessories To Your GoPro Arsenal for $38

If GoPro’s pricey first party accessories have scared you away from action cams, this highly rated third party bundle could change your mind with a ton of mounts, tripods, and even a carrying case for just $38. We’ve posted this $15 accessory kit a few times in the past, and that’s still a good deal, but the $38 kit » 7/31/15 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm

Marines Declare F-35B Operational, But Is It Really Ready For Combat?

The Marine Corp has declared initial operational capability for their first squadron of F-35Bs. The announcement is seen by some as more of PR achievement as the aircraft still has years of testing ahead of it. Others will argue that it represents a major accomplishment for the beleaguered F-35 program. But regardless… » 7/31/15 5:20pm Yesterday 5:20pm