This is what it feels like to drive a 105-year-old race car

Just look at that sexy engine working away on this 1906 Darracq grand prix car prowling around Australia's Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. That is some hot valve-on-combustion-chamber action. I think I might need to take a cold shower. » 12/29/11 1:00pm 12/29/11 1:00pm

In the future, we will travel through space at 120 mph!

The year 1918 doesn't seem all that far away, all things considered. And yet, futurists of the time thought some day we'd be traveling through space at the "terrific" speed of two miles a minute. That's 120 mph. To the moon in 83 days? Preposterous! » 12/12/11 4:30pm 12/12/11 4:30pm