New amazing metal is so hydrophobic it makes water bounce like magic

Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it as if it were repelled by a magic force field. Instead of using chemical coatings they used lasers to etch a nanostructure on the metal itself. It will not wear off, like current less effective… » 1/21/15 8:22am 1/21/15 8:22am

This may be the coolest, most futuristic bomber ever built

While the Saab 35 Draken may be the coolest, most futuristic combat jet ever made, when it comes to bombers that title goes to the XB-70 Valkyrie, a gigantic supersonic strategic nuclear bomber that never entered service. Seriously, when I say gigantic I really mean it. This thing is unbelievable—check the image below. » 11/23/14 9:16am 11/23/14 9:16am

This Gruff Old Army Truck Has The Perfect License Plate

The K5 Chevy Blazer was a sweetheart of the US Army in the 1980's, but since then pretty much all of them have been sold as surplus to find their way into the hands of regular folks. Regular folks who love America, and are cool with being mistaken for the military everywhere they roll up. » 8/21/14 4:59pm 8/21/14 4:59pm

This VW Caddy Carrying A Tractor Just Might Make You Like 'Stanced' Cars

Stanced cars and "artistic rust" are not usually my thing. But for some reason this Volkswagon Caddy pickup truck has just the right amount of grime, damage, and swagger to be... awesome. But the mower in the bed perfects the picture.http://jalopnik.com/this-is-what-h... » 6/22/14 3:10pm 6/22/14 3:10pm

This is the cockpit of the supersonic car that will reach 1000MPH

This awesomeness—captured by photographer Stefan Marjoram—is the cockpit of the Bloodhound Supersonic Car, designed to set a new world land speed record of—at least!—1,000 miles per hour (1,609.34 km/h) in South Africa. Its pilot, Andy Green, explains how the instruments work in this video tour. » 6/15/14 7:02pm 6/15/14 7:02pm

This real life version of a Mario Kart cart is all I want in my life

I don't want much. A bed to sleep on, a nice pair of shoes, some beer to drink and I'm good. Or so I thought. Now I could care less about any of that because all I want in my life is this drifting Crazy Cart XL. It's basically the real life version of the cart in Mario Kart. » 2/20/14 10:57pm 2/20/14 10:57pm

What it's like to fly a fighter jet—strapped to its wing

No music. No flashy moves. No missile launches. And yet this video is still incredible. It's just flying sequence after flying sequence of Russian Air Force MiG-31s cruising through the sky. Filmed by GoPro cameras strapped to a MiG, this footage is probably the closest we'll ever get to flying a fighter jet. Seeing… » 12/05/13 10:14am 12/05/13 10:14am