The Strange Handmade Charm Of India

Here in the USA, you can almost always spot an Indian product. This is very different than Chinese products, which are so numerous and varied as to be anonymous. But Indian products you find in the America, they almost all have this artisan/handmade quality. Whether it's jewelry in bins at Anthropologie or manhole… » 2/20/13 12:41pm 2/20/13 12:41pm

This Is How The Techno Fabulous McLaren P1 Makes 903 Hybrid Horsepower

You might think that the 616 horsepower the MP4-12C gets out of McLaren's 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8 is pretty much the limit of what's possible for a car that spends most of its time on public roads. Then comes the P1, and even if you don't count the 176 electric horses behind your back, that same 3.8 V8 suddenly has… » 2/20/13 12:00pm 2/20/13 12:00pm

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… » 2/19/13 6:51pm 2/19/13 6:51pm

Save Big on Motor Oil, $2 Grocery Hooks, Foam Floor Tiles [Deals]

Mobil is offering up to $12 off five quarts of motor oil (or $15 off oil and a filter) via a mail-in rebate. Walmart seems to have the best online prices on eligible items right now, but you can basically buy the oil from anywhere. If you see a better deal, let us know. » 8/27/14 1:45pm Yesterday 1:45pm