The Future of the Internal Combustion Engine Is Camless

The opening and closing movements of the valves in an internal combustion engine have been controlled by camshaft rotation for around 150 years. The cam itself was invented by Al-Jazari in the year 1206 as part of a proto-drum machine. But now, in Koenigsegg's shop as it is in many other labs around the world, the cam… » 2/22/13 3:42pm 2/22/13 3:42pm

Why Datsun Should Make a Come Back

In the summer of 1988 my sister started dating some new guy. Like any younger brother I hated her boyfriend for merely existing, but that quickly changed when I saw what he was driving. I remember the first day I heard the exhaust note from his brown 280zx revving around the corner and barreling into our cul-de-sac. » 2/22/13 3:27pm 2/22/13 3:27pm

The Dark Glory That Is Craigslist

Some things in life are equally as bad as they are good. Robocop, VH1 countdowns, and most cartoons from the ‘80s (M.A.S.K. anyone? That shit was my jam!) are just a few prime examples of this phenomenon. They’re all terrible, we all recognize this, and yet there’s something that prevents our hearts and minds from… » 2/22/13 2:26pm 2/22/13 2:26pm

Envy Might Just be the Inspiration You Need to Live the Dream

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Picture this: your neighbor pulls his incredible new Lexus RC F (arriving Fall 2014) into his driveway. The sharp bark of the V8 stands your hair on end, and the sweeping belt line terminates into muscular shoulders that hug the wide, low-profile tires. The available carbon fiber active wing cuts through the air like a … » 4/17/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm