Forza Horizon 2 Off-Road Gameplay Looks Beautiful, Is The Realism Right?

Here's one of the first off-road gameplay clips from upcoming-shortly Forza Horizon 2. It's visually gorgeous, and I think the physics look just arcadey enough to make the game casually accessible while getting a handle on the floaty feel of fast off-road driving. Is it what you expected? » 9/21/14 2:34pm 27 minutes ago

Why Buy A Honda Accord When You Can Get This Cadillac CTS-V For Less?

There are those who see a fully loaded Honda Accord V6, and think "Yup, I think I'll buy that without seeing what this money will get on the used car market." And then there are the smart ones who understand you could buy this supercharged mammoth and have enough left over cash to buy a year's supply of freedom… » 9/21/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Embrace Of Technology Can Also Be An Airline's PR Nightmare

It was Thursday morning that jetBlue flight 1416 from Long Beach to Austin had an emergency fifteen minutes into the flight and returned to its origin airport. All the while, passengers took photos and filmed videos of the incident. As with any other event, airlines are at the mercy of their passengers, when peril… » 9/21/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Watch As An Illegal U-Turn Becomes Instant, Beautiful Justice

One of the worst things on the road, nay, the worst thing on the road, is the jerk who tries to pull an illegal U-turn right in your face. Like your face isn't there already, sitting all pretty. So it's hilarious, amazing, perfect, wonderful, and many other adjectives besides to watch a guy do it right in front of a… » 9/21/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Jay Leno Drives the Uconn Formula SAE car around campus!

Yesterday Jay came to Uconn to do some stand up, heard about our team, and we were asked to show the car off before the event! We managed to convince the police department to escort him around the streets if he wanted to drive it...and drive it he did! » 9/21/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

The Endless Flood Of Recall Detritus Keeps Pouring Out Of GM, Chrysler

Oh, General Motors said it was probably done recalling cars after an already brutal year? JUST KIDDING. There are now 205,309 more vehicles under recall from GM. And GM is hardly alone in the Detroit area, because now Chrysler has recalled almost 189,000 SUVs. » 9/21/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

Your Ridiculously Awesome Buick Grand National Wallpaper Is Here

If you know anything about the Buick Grand National, then you probably already know it is heavily associated with Darth Vader. If you didn't already know that, well, now you do so we can move on to more important details like different versions of the vehicle and how many turbo Regals were produced. » 9/20/14 5:02pm Yesterday 5:02pm

Watch This Armored Car Make It Home On Nothing But Shredded Tires

They are supposed to be run-flat, not run-shred tires, but this Turkish Otokar Cobra armored gets around pretty well riding on rims. Turkey's Otokar is somewhat analogous to French armored combat vehicle builder Panhard's VBL, and it can be similarly reconfigured for almost any mission. » 9/20/14 4:03pm Yesterday 4:03pm

Mythbusters Proves Most Airlines Board Planes All Wrong

When you're boarding a plane, do you usually think to yourself, "There has got to be a better way to do this" as you jockey around other people for overhead bin space? Discovery Channel's Mythbusters experimented with every type of boarding, and the results are efficient, if not very fun. » 9/20/14 2:05pm Yesterday 2:05pm