Neil deGrasse Tyson Gives Us A Detailed Breakdown Of NASCAR Physics

Back in May, astrophysicist and science educator Neil deGrasse Tyson found his show was bumped due to a NASCAR race. Undeterred, he took to Twitter to explain some of the physics of racing. We're fans, but we thought his math was a little off. So Dr. Tyson just showed up in the comments to explain it all. » 7/03/14 9:43am 7/03/14 9:43am

Watch This Benign Racing Accident Turn Into A Crazed Demolition Derby

Bowman-Gray, a race track in North Carolina, is rapidly gaining a reputation as racing's cesspool of batshittery, where if you want to just use your car as a weapon, then sure, why not. The latest incident involves two drivers who, after getting into a small accident, decided to just say "fuck it, demolition derby." » 7/01/14 3:30pm 7/01/14 3:30pm

Brad Keselowski Slices Hand On Champagne After NASCAR Win, Is Hardcore

Brad Keselowski is so super Xcore you guys. Dude wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup Quaker State 400, and parties the fuck up on the podium so much that he started dripping blood, like he's Ozzy Osbourne or something. No word on whether he started biting off bat heads, however. But he should. » 6/29/14 1:45pm 6/29/14 1:45pm

Here's The Science Behind Neil DeGrasse Tyson's NASCAR Screwup

First of all, I should just say that you have to feel for Neil DeGrasse Tyson. He's a brilliant man, and he makes one mistake and we're all over him like flies on a rib roast. But that's okay — mistakes are useful for smart-making, and we called in our own captive physicist to explain exactly what went wrong. » 5/28/14 12:30pm 5/28/14 12:30pm