The Man With a Plan To Build a 70-Foot Car-Juggling Robot

Imagine this: A towering 70-foot diesel-powered robot, equipped with a haptic control interface that lets a human operate the machine, as it uses hydraulic cylinders to juggle three 1800 lb. cars (specifically, Volkswagen Beetles) in the air before a rapt audience. » 6/26/14 3:40pm 6/26/14 3:40pm

I quit my job to drive 13,500 miles and visit every state capital…

A couple years ago, Jalopnik published an article titled, "I sold everything to buy a Lamborghini and drive across the country." This is my own personal version of that story. After spending almost 5 years at a job going nowhere and having my girlfriend move to the other side of the country, I asked myself, "What… » 3/14/13 8:06am 3/14/13 8:06am

Is The Dream Dead, Like A Zephyr Product Reference Guide?

Just in case you didn't get enough of the firearm-powered fist full o' Lincoln dreaminess we showed earlier, and because I thought a couple of folks might like the backstory on the shot-up Lincoln Zephyr product reference guide — I've put together a little home movie to tell the tale — and to finally put the… » 11/18/06 9:30am 11/18/06 9:30am