Astronaut Gets Awesome Hurricane Photo From ISS

American Astronaut Reid Wiseman shared this stunning image of Hurricane Arthur, which he captured this afternoon while flying aboard the International Space Station. » 7/03/14 6:08pm 7/03/14 6:08pm

Fisker Lost $30 Million Worth Of Cars In Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy had absolutely devastating effects on the Northeast last week. And as we exclusively told you, that included a fire that destroyed 16 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrids in Port Newark, New Jersey. » 11/07/12 12:12pm 11/07/12 12:12pm

The 21 Types of Jerks You Meet During a Hurricane

Floridians and residents of the Gulf Coast are probably laughing at us like how I laugh at southern cities that completely shut down and declare states of emergency the second a snowflake touches the ground. Let's meet this natural disaster's Frankenstorm of jerks. » 10/29/12 4:00pm 10/29/12 4:00pm

This Is How Hurricane Sandy Currently Looks Outside Manhattan

Hurricane Frankenstorm Sandy is currently heading towards the New York City metro area and people are freaking out. It's rare a storm like this heads up this way, so locals tend to overreact. » 10/29/12 12:15pm 10/29/12 12:15pm

Seven Easily Avoidable Ways To Die In A Hurricane

One of the quirks of modern safety preparation and advanced storm warnings is that, while people still die in hurricanes in the U.S., many of the deaths occur after the storm has passed. And those deaths are often avoidable with just a little safety consciousness. » 10/29/12 10:30am 10/29/12 10:30am

This Guy Isn't Messing Around With Hurricane Sandy

I feel for all you folks who are about to get pounded by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast. Most of the news reports I've seen say it could be one of the worst storms the region has seen in decades. » 10/27/12 5:40pm 10/27/12 5:40pm

How this gorgeous 40-year-old concept car predicted the future

Holden, the Australian-born unit of General Motors, has gone back in time like Doc Brown, restoring its very first concept car — the 1969 Holden Hurricane. Not only does it still look insanely gorgeous over 40 years later, but the advanced technologies it displayed — a rear-view camera, route guidance system and… » 10/19/11 8:30am 10/19/11 8:30am

Hurricane Irene: New York City Live-Blog

With Hurricane Irene barreling toward New York City, I've decided to stay behind in my Manhattan Financial District apartment — located smack-dab in the middle of "Evacuation Zone A." Keep refreshing this page as I live-blog the storm from my perch above lower Manhattan providing either the first pictures of Hurricane… » 8/28/11 9:51am 8/28/11 9:51am

TV Reporter Gives Hurricane Irene Update While Covered in Toxic Waste

Below is a video of WTTG's Tucker Barnes casually giving a live report on Hurricane Irene today from Ocean City, Maryland while drenched in what he described as "organic matter" that "doesn't taste great." I wonder why it didn't taste great? » 8/28/11 12:52am 8/28/11 12:52am

Hurricane Irene-emptied Grand Central Station looks like the end of the…

This photo from the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) shows something never seen - and certainly not on what should be a busy Saturday afternoon in August: an empty Grand Central Station. With all transit in the New York area closed, the terminal is a big empty barn. If you're watching TV news they'll… » 8/27/11 4:17pm 8/27/11 4:17pm

Rock 'Em Like A Hurricane!

At its core, Holden's Hurricane concept used a tubular space frame to support a Holden V8 — all covered in an impressively attractive wedge-shaped fiberglass body. [Supercars via cartefact] » 11/30/10 3:00pm 11/30/10 3:00pm

Top Ten Best Wedge Car Designs Of The 60s, 70s and 80s

In car design, the wedge is something we can appreciate. Here's our list of the top ten most influential wedge-shaped designs of the 60s, 70s and 80s. » 12/30/08 12:00pm 12/30/08 12:00pm

G-Power Rocks Us With 635 HP M6 Hurricane Convertible

Gas prices? Pshaw! Who cares? It's Deutschland tuning day today on Jalopnik apparently as G-Power's just revealed the successor to their G-Power M5 Hurricane with the G-Power M6 Hurricane Convertible. While the M5 got the big 730 HP BI-Kompressor, G-Power's used some kind of radical German-Power technique they're… » 6/10/08 8:00am 6/10/08 8:00am

Nissan Hurricane Li-ION To Make Electricity Sexy

Based on the electric powertrain of the Mixim concept, Paolo Martin's Hurricane sits much lower on a stretched wheelbase. The exaggerated proportions of the car are intended to make the Mixim's advanced technology more desirable and acceptable to the general public as well as drastically reducing the coefficient of… » 1/31/08 10:00am 1/31/08 10:00am

Nothing But a G-Thang: G-Power Reveals 730 HP Hurricane, Lays Claim to…

The German tuners all about powerful precision have put together one heckuva package for the BMW M5. They're calling it the Hurricane and they're claiming the $130,000+ package (or if you don't own the M5 already, just buy the package plus an M5 for a mere $352,584) makes the M5 the "fastest and most powerful… » 1/02/08 7:45am 1/02/08 7:45am

New Orleans Has A Bridge It Wants To Sell You


In a move tantamount to selling the Brooklyn Bridge, the New Orleans public school system decided to sell off one of the 250+ school buses damaged from Hurricane Katrina. These are the same school buses which could have been available post-Katrina for evacuation of residents, but instead were parked in lots below sea… » 4/07/06 11:14am 4/07/06 11:14am

Ford to Bring Back Hurricane V8 to Fight Hemi Branding

According to a report in the Detroit News, Ford plans to revive its torquey, 6.2-liter "Hurricane" V8 engine program for its trucks, after having cancelled it earlier this year. The engine, which had been named after the violent atmospheric disturbance that dare not speak its name, considering what it did to New… » 3/27/06 4:17pm 3/27/06 4:17pm