Is This Will.I.Am's Brand New $900,000 Custom Black Eyed Pea-mobile?

William (I refuse to call him Will.I.Am) of the Black Eyed Peas has a penchant for custom cars. He customized the crap out of his Delorean to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece/monstrosity. Now it looks like he's acquired yet another very customized, and very expensive ride. » 2/20/13 9:09am 2/20/13 9:09am

These Are Some Of The Maharaja's Old Pieces Of American Iron

On the drive back from the desert to Delhi, I asked if my car-mates had seen the massive old Rolls (we think) that just passed on the street. You yourself can see the car I'm talking about in my post about driving in India. No one other than me saw it, but one of the other passengers, a friendly guy named Ashish Bagga, … » 2/19/13 6:51pm 2/19/13 6:51pm

Funny Story. I'm In A Bentley In A Snowstorm

We're testing out the new Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible near Lake Tahoe, and — well look at that — it's snowing like mad. So far the 5500-pound, 616-horsepower AWD bruiser is holding its own against the SUVs. We've got Dunlop winter shoes on and chains in the trunk if we need them. We'll call if we need air… » 2/19/13 6:05pm 2/19/13 6:05pm

I Spent A Saturday Car Shopping And All I Got Was This Great Idea

Sometimes a night’s rest is all it takes to gain a bit of much-needed perspective on a bad situation. Since I was in the middle of moving I had the frustrating benefit of four whole nights of worry and fitful sleep to endure. By day I was hauling crap back and forth from the old place to the new place and by evening I… » 2/19/13 4:13pm 2/19/13 4:13pm

How Preparing for the Singularity in the Present Is Shaping the Future

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We are living in an age of some truly grand challenges. Consider a few. Approximately 41 percent of men and women will develop cancer at some point during their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. Sophisticated data breaches in 2013 resulted in over 57 million records exposed. Economic inequality is… » 3/27/14 9:00am 3/27/14 9:00am

Fill Your Tank (More Than Once!) with a $150 Gift Card

The one thing guaranteed to suck the joy out of driving is the cost of gas when you decide to top off your tank. As you pull away from the gas pump, you're not sure what's higher: the number on the bottom line of your receipt, or your blood pressure. Of course, buying gas isn't nearly as traumatic when you're spending… » 4/15/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm