Rhys Millen Dominating Pikes Peak In A 1-Megawatt EV Is Strangely Serene

Rhys Millen and his all-electric eO PP03 set a new record at Pikes Peak this year, running to the summit in 9:07.022 and beating out Monster Tajima by over 20 seconds. But the combination of speed and silence in this on-board video of his balls-out run is downright tranquil compared to the rest of the field.
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I Changed My Mind About The Scion FR-S And You Should Too

As I calmly waited for the car to arrive, I felt none of the usual anticipation for the experience that lay before me. The burbly metallic blue coupe eventually rolled up, giving me the chance to convince the car’s caretaker to hand over the keys. It was at that point when I realized that almost everything I thought I… » 7/01/15 1:40pm 24 minutes ago

Was This Huge WWII Floatplane Going To Deploy Mini-Subs To U.S. Shores? 

After yesterday’s Catalina catastrophe, I began to wonder what the biggest floatplane ever built was. Not a flying boat, where the aircraft’s fuselage also serves as a monohull with pontoons providing sea-keeping stability, but literally a plane attached to floats. Then I came across the obscure Italian-built CANT… » 7/01/15 1:20pm 44 minutes ago

Today's Best Deals: Smart Locks, Phone Lenses, Power Outlets, 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. » 7/01/15 1:15pm 49 minutes ago

The 2016 Mazda Won't Get More Power, Deal With It Haters

Reviews of the 2016 Mazda Miata have been universally glowing, with auto journalists (who aren’t biased when it comes to Miatas at all, ever) praising it as something like the Second Coming, except better and with a convertible top. And yet many people with doubt in their hearts continue to pine for more power. When… » 7/01/15 12:50pm Today 12:50pm

U.S. Builds First Giant Robo-Suit, Immediately Challenges Japan To Fight

Finally, after millennia of bullshit agriculture and metallurgy and revolutions industrial, political, cultural, whatever, shit’s finally getting good. That’s because there are now two giant, functional, manned robotic mecha-Gundam-Pacific Rim-giant-robot-whatever suits, and it looks like they’re gonna fight. Who will… » 7/01/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Dodge To Ramp Up Hellcat Engine Production As War On Tires Continues

Since the introduction of the 707 horsepower Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Charger Hellcat models last year, Dodge has made significant gains in the War on Tires. Unfortunately, many tires remain un-obliterated despite their best efforts. But wars are marathons, not sprints, and so Dodge is set to “substantially… » 7/01/15 10:02am Today 10:02am

The 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb In Photos And Why It Matters

You know what’s great? America. America is a great place, not because we are a nation of freedom, capitalism, and sports fans who enjoy watching football that requires the use of your hands. It’s a great place because each year, a few very talented and dedicated people decide to drive up a mountain with about as much… » 7/01/15 9:16am Today 9:16am

Watch a F-16 shoot down a drone in the air

Here’s a video showing an F-16 shooting down a drone in the air and popping off flares in a live fire exercise. One day, the drones will probably start fighting back as revenge for all these training exercises but until that day comes, let us enjoy the amazing powerful flying machines controlled by humans that allows… » 7/01/15 9:13am Today 9:13am