Let's All Feel Sorry For The MTV Blogger Who Almost Had To Be A Reporter

The saga over what Jeremy Clements said is no longer about what he said. That a NASCAR driver blurted out "the n-word" to a reporter is news, although not particularly surprising or interesting news. What is interesting is how much of this story revolves around the timidity of MTV reporter Marty Beckerman and MTV in… » 3/01/13 11:58am 3/01/13 11:58am

Elon Musk's SpaceX Just Launched A Capsule Into Orbit, But There's A…

When he's not making electric cars, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk's other venture is trying to privatize spaceflight. And his company, SpaceX, took a big step in that direction this morning when they launched the Dragon capsule into orbit with the goal of bringing more than one ton of supplies and science experiments to… » 3/01/13 11:33am 3/01/13 11:33am

This Is The Audi A8's Naked Space Frame

Back in 1994, Audi was the first mainstream car manufacturer to switch to aluminum from steel in order to save weight while improving rigidity. The original A8's frame weighed 548 pounds. The current one's weighs 509 pounds, and is composed of 13 different aluminum alloys, which makes it 40 percent lighter than if it… » 3/01/13 10:10am 3/01/13 10:10am

UPDATE: Jeremy Clements Also May Have Said Something About Danica

We're still waiting on MTV blogger Marty Beckerman to post a story explaining what it was NASCAR driver Jeremy Clements said this weekend that resulted in Clements being suspended from the sport. But now a self-proclaimed NASCAR photographer has chimed in to say that the remarks were directed at a woman, and possibly… » 2/28/13 4:47pm 2/28/13 4:47pm