This Harlem Shake On An Airplane Triggered A Federal Investigation

Good Lord, I am so glad that the whole "Harlem Shake" thing is on the way out. To say that it was "massively irritating" is the understatement of the year. (It seems to have been replaced by a meme that involves putting screams into a video by someone named Taylor Swift.) But before the shake goes away forever, it… » 3/01/13 2:41pm 3/01/13 2:41pm

Jalopnik And Gizmodo Are Coming To A Town Near You… With A Viper

Spring is nearly here and we're anxious to trade the dark hipster monastery that is the Gawker office for the beautiful open highways of America. And what better escape vehicle than an SRT Viper GTS? We're going on a road trip, y'all, and we're bringing some friends. Come hang out with us on our SRTxSW adventure. » 3/01/13 2:36pm 3/01/13 2:36pm

Thanks To A Bounced Check, F1's Worst Team Changes Drivers

How far gone are we from the days when talent was the best way to get into F1? So far that when GP2 driver and F1 hopeful Luiz Razia was fired from Marussia F1 yesterday, there was no question of how often he damaged the car in testing, how fast he was or how good he was at conserving tires. Instead, it was entirely… » 3/01/13 2:25pm 3/01/13 2:25pm

Mahindra Genio Double Cab Pickup: The Jalopnik Review

Mahindra doesn't sell any cars or trucks in the US. At all. So when they flew me out to India to show me what they do, I was naturally wondering if maybe they were planning on making another try for a spoonful of the vast US market. I asked everyone I could, and I either got very noncommittal replies or outright… » 3/01/13 2:00pm 3/01/13 2:00pm

'Maximum' Bob Lutz Body Slams Ex GM CEO Ed Whitacre

Former AT&T boss and 10-month GM CEO Ed Whitacre has a book out about how he saved GM. I've already lampooned that notion, but it's nice to see 'Maximum' Bob Lutz chime in, if only because Lutz was there and because Lutz is a jet-flying, Global Warming-denying madman who always speaks his mind. Lutz, predictably,… » 3/01/13 1:15pm 3/01/13 1:15pm

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

Organize Your Trunk, Save at AutoZone for Labor Day [Deals]

This 21" trunk organizer from Snap-On is designed for tools, but it'll be great for anything you don't want rattling around in the back. It has a 4.5 star review average, and usually sells for over $30. [Snap-on 21-Inch Trunk Organizer and Tool Carrier, $26] » 8/29/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm