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

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

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… » 12/14/06 11:00pm 12/14/06 11:00pm