NSA surveillance scandal: Major legal site shuts down over spying

A legal website used by attorneys to privately discuss case law is shutting down after 10 years because the owner no longer feels the site's users are protected from government spying. After federal threats led to the closure of several secure email providers, the publisher of Groklaw closed her own operation last… » 6/23/13 4:03pm 6/23/13 4:03pm

Did A Dolce & Gabbana Exec Crash This $1.3 Million Zonda F?

An axiom of supercars appears to be that the more wonderful and rare it is, the more likely it'll be crashed. The wonderful Pagani Zonda F is certainly rare — just 25 built — and now one's been crashed in Hong Kong. For the second time. And our tipster thinks it might belong to an exec at fashion house Dolce &… » 1/26/12 9:30am 1/26/12 9:30am

Hong Kong Parking Deck Offers A Dubai-Like Display Of Wealth

We wouldn't blame you for mistaking this parking deck for a Sheiklet's playground in Abu Dhabi » 10/30/08 12:30pm 10/30/08 12:30pm. This deck in Hong Kong holds some of the world's most exclusive , including a Porsche Carrera GT, a few Lamborghinis and a Ferrari Enzo. It seems as if China is doing a better job of than we are back in the States. See…

Fast And Furious Chinese Drifting With Pregnant Passengerey

We're not so sure that drifting is a sport, but that doesn't stop those Chinese hoons from doing it. Yep, the language of drifting has apparently been outsourced translated into Mandarin. The Chinese apparently prefer to drift in... Japanese cars. What? Were you expecting a BYD? But wait, they haven't just ripped off… » 2/27/08 3:00pm 2/27/08 3:00pm

Jackie Chan Limited Edition Evo IX Spotted In Hong Kong

That tiny pic over yonder's of a real live limited edition "Jackie Chan Edition" Evo IX. Fifty of them were commissioned by none other than the film-making martial arts master himself from the Japanese tuning shop of Firesports, each one going for the buy-it-now price of $77,193. In addition, the sporters of Fire made… » 9/24/07 9:45am 9/24/07 9:45am

Shanghai Auto Show: Making Autopia Suck

At the age of seven, we made our first pilgrimage to the Magic Kingdom. Naturally, our favorite land was Tomorrowland, having grown up on the tail end of Super Science's great promise. Now Super Science, (along with Dr. Jonas Venture, Sr. and Race Bannon) seems to be dead. We suppose in an age of lowered expectations,… » 4/20/07 6:00pm 4/20/07 6:00pm

It Sucks We're Not Rich: Rolls Delivers Fourteen Custom Rollers to Hong…

True, we've been wearing the same pants for a week, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate the finer things in life (OK, maybe not a Delage). Well aged Scotch, pricey real-estate, hookers beautiful women and American Express Black Cards are all things we aspire to. And if we had that Black Card, we could jet off to… » 12/14/06 11:00pm 12/14/06 11:00pm