Flying on the Dreamliner

Sometimes good things happen. I travel pretty often and for some odd reason I couldn't get the flight between Colorado and Baltimore that I normally take. The only flights available were from Colorado to Houston and then to Baltimore. It seemed like a drag, until I noticed the equipment: 787-8 Dreamliner. United only… » 4/19/14 6:09pm 4/19/14 6:09pm

Train Still Crushes It In Latest Train Vs. Car Competition

I know what you, the intellectually challenged of the world, think every time you come to a train crossing and the gates are down and the lights are flashing. "Maybe, this time it'll work. Maybe, this time it'll be the train that loses. Maybe I will finally be the victor." Thankfully, someone just proved you wrong… » 4/02/14 10:40am 4/02/14 10:40am

Video: Houston Police Chief Hitting Pedestrian

One of the more interesting parts of the raw video of the Houston Police Chief, Charles McClelland, hitting a pedestrian is the fellow who keeps walking to the corner, where he lingers for a while. The bus and continual traffic past the scene until the fire trucks arrive six minutes later are also of note. » 9/21/13 10:54am 9/21/13 10:54am

The original Lotus Esprit: A wedge perfected

Everyone keeps remarking about how Porsche 911s have looked the same for the past 50 years, but no one ever remarks how the Lotus Esprit has been guilty of a similar fate (sans the new one). Well okay, the Esprit wasn't nearly as resilient or successful of a sports car as the 911 is, but that's not going to stop me… » 9/05/13 10:12pm 9/05/13 10:12pm

Ex-NFL Player Brian Iwuh Crashes Into Fire Truck, Injures Firefighter

Former NFL player Brian Iwuh and a firefighter were injured this morning in Houston after Iwuh's Range Rover crashed into a fire truck early this morning, according to news reports. Houston's KHOU said that the fire truck was responding to a call around 2 a.m. when the Range Rover crashed into it from behind. » 6/03/13 10:44am 6/03/13 10:44am