Jim McDonough is truly a master at his craft. He likes Lego, boats and naval history. And when these passions combine, magic is made. McDonough’s epically huge, ridiculously well-detailed Lego navy boats are the stuff of legend. »
What is the point of life? Is it all ultimately meaningless? Yes. But there are ways to be happy. Like watching this video mashup of The Cannonball Run with Mad Max: Fury Road. That is all you need to be happy. »
Good news, ladies and gentlemen! Friday is upon us once again, and that means the time has come for Letters to Doug, a weekly column wherein you provide the letter and I provide the Doug. »
The days are getting shorter. The air will be a little crisper soon, if you live in a place in which this happens. There are hearty souls who will fetch the groceries in a blizzard in their Fiat 124s, but most of us start pickling our toys when the leaves turn. That’s not the way it has to be, says Peter Egan. Grab a… »
South Korean and American forces are said to be at a readiness unlike any in the world, wound up to spring into all-out war if need be at the sound of a klaxon. This readiness in showcased during combined live fire drills, where the total force is brought together as much for show and intimidation as for training. »
What if every time a car got sideways, it started zapping itself with beams of electricity, DeLorean-style? »
There are two kinds of people in this world: those who speak in sweeping generalizations, and those who don’t. Unfortunately, I seem to have just doomed myself to the former category, but I’m going to try to make up for that right now. There are a few choice industry terms thrown around these days that are sure to… »
A perverse part of me sort of admires this idiot. Firstly, because this guy seems to actually own a grape-soda-colored Honda Pilot, and secondly because you have to admire the power of rage-thinking when it can make a presumably mostly-rational human think they can win a tug-of-war with a tow truck and somehow all… »
Hold the presses, Yamaha is coming out with a naked bike based on the R3?! For anyone who follows the motorcycle industry or new model releases, the only surprise here should be that this hadn’t actually been confirmed yet. For those of you who this is news for, let me tell you about an amazing little sportbike that’s… »
Cars are such spectacular props for musicians. And I’m not just talking about Bugattis that rappers wake up in; there have been all kinds of awesome vehicles across genres of musics videos. What’s been your favorite? »
You can’t afford the Hellcat. You want more than the 5.7-liter R/T has to offer. Say hello to the Dodge Challenger 392 Hemi Scat Pack Shaker... if you can remember all of that. »
The open road can be a beautiful thing, but usually not when you’re admiring it from the shoulder and desperately trying to fix a busted water pump with whatever makeshift tools you have on hand. These are your craziest road trip mishap stories.
“That’s really the team that got me into sportscar racing,” I said at dinner, pointing at Allan McNish’s table behind me with my fork. Then, of course, I realize that holy crap, I’m pointing at the Audi LMP1 team with a chunk of dead cow, and that’s exactly how surreal and amazing a trip to the Nürburgring really is.
You might have heard the term “road diet” which sounds like the dining habits of some asphalt-chomping ogre. And it kind of is! But what does it really mean? Here are four videos that explain exactly what transportation planners are doing when they turn space for cars into space for walkers and bikers—and why it’s… »