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Can A Home Drone Kill You? The Mythbusters Test With A Chicken Says Yes

Tonight’s episode of Mythbusters, Flights of Fantasy features two very different types of flying machines: drones and a Lockheed U-2 spy plane. Show hosts Adam Savage and Jaime Hyneman took a couple of minutes to chat with us about the episode and the rest of the newly-rebooted season of the show. » 7/26/15 9:20am 7/26/15 9:20am

An Anonymous Cop Is Here to Answer All Your Questions About the Police

Police officers turn up a lot in Gawker stories, but unless they’re a department commissioner giving a press conference or a union leader loudly berating a public official, it’s rare that they actually have a voice. What does the average beat cop think about Darren Wilson or Daniel Pantaleo? What is he looking for… » 3/17/15 12:14pm 3/17/15 12:14pm

How A Retired School Administrator Became The CEO Of Truck Nutz

Truck Nutz bills its product as "the ultimate truck accessory," and it's certainly one of the most ubiquitous. Oversized pairs of testicles can be seen adorning the bumpers of vehicles throughout the country, teabagging America's parking lots and free-balling our freeways. Who do we blame/thank? » 3/07/15 12:00pm 3/07/15 12:00pm

How A Small, Open-Source Automaker Got Their Car In Transformers 4

Local Motors marketing guy Buddy Crisp pulled off a great get convincing Michael Bay and friends to put the Rally Fighter off-roader in Transformers 4: My Big Fat Robot Wedding Strikes Back. Here's what Crisp had to say about his car starring in the (second?) most successful film franchise based on a toy. » 7/03/14 2:40pm 7/03/14 2:40pm

Come Hear Us Talk Trucks On The 4x4 Podcast

If you haven't discovered The 4x4 Podcast yet, it's a great place to get your required dose of truck talk when your friends are busy and your girlfriend's sick of hearing about the tires you're looking at. Hang out with Dan Cole and I as we discuss new trucks and what we like about off-roading. » 6/06/14 9:49am 6/06/14 9:49am

Author Geoff Dyer Discusses His Two Weeks at Sea With the U.S. Navy

Geoff Dyer is one of those writers who resists categorization. His books and essays are usually a hybrid of several genres: reporting, memoir, travelogues, criticism, and humor. What makes most of them great, though, is Dyer's digressive curiosity, his ability to let one realization about his ostensible topic—D.H.… » 5/20/14 1:19pm 5/20/14 1:19pm