This isn't really car related, but I thought it was funny that Amazon suggested I buy my own book. It's also funny that they think both that my book was a Business and Investing book, or that I may buy Business and Investing books. » 8/22/13 4:36pm 8/22/13 4:36pm

This Is The Greatest '80s TV Show You Didn't Know Existed

Unbeknownst to me, there was a TV show in the '80s called Matt Houston. It's basically a low-rent Magnum P.I. but only much, much better. It also curiously mimics my life. » 6/05/13 12:39pm 6/05/13 12:39pm

What David Foster Wallace Can Teach You About Traffic

David Foster Wallace was a novelist and writer with an interesting view on life. He wanted all of us to think not about how we get up, get in a car, go to work, get in a car, and go to sleep again. He wanted us to really consider everything that happens in between, and how we are all small fish in a big pond. » 5/19/13 2:30pm 5/19/13 2:30pm

Post The Most Hilarious Arrested Development GIFs You Can Find

Everyone's favorite stair-car related program is making a triumphant return to the internets at the end of next month. That's right, Arrested Development is coming back. Sit back, relax, grab some candy beans, and lets laugh at some GIFs. » 4/11/13 4:15pm 4/11/13 4:15pm

This Hippie/Nerd-Built Super-Secret Computer Network Is Now The Internet

Forty-three years ago today, two groups of mangy computer nerds sat huddled around their massive computers. Sweat made thick-rimmed glasses slide too far down noses as the word "lo" was transmitted, for the first time via computer, from UCLA to Stanford. » 12/05/12 2:40pm 12/05/12 2:40pm

Salon Describing Home Improvement Is The Most Salon Thing Ever

On that show, Allen's grunting, not-so-handy man struggled to affirm himself at home, where his wife's upwardly mobile intellectualism and the burden of raising three rabble-rousing sons posed a tacit affront to his "fathers knows best" ideals. Allen's character took to the garage to find himself, tinkering on an… » 11/03/12 10:48am 11/03/12 10:48am

A Real Photo Of A Guard At The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

This is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C., and there are still soldiers standing guard out front as Hurricane Sandy's power mounts. » 10/29/12 1:15pm 10/29/12 1:15pm

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A British Secret Service Agent? Take…

MI6 has a French agent being chased by five enemy operatives. Her only chance of survival is you, and your only method of communication is a command line chat window. Can you somehow guide her away from danger and capture the enemy operatives for interrogation? » 10/22/12 1:20pm 10/22/12 1:20pm

How Many Marine Snipers Can You Count In This Photo?

Camouflage has been an important part of combat since the Prussian army adopted its feldgrau uniforms to blend in with Northern Europe's grayish fields in the 19th century. Armed forces have come a long way since then, using research tested patterns to break up the outlines of troops, trucks and aircraft, making them… » 9/18/12 12:00pm 9/18/12 12:00pm

"They Won't Magically Turn You Into A Lustful Cockmonster": Chris Kluwe…

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo has spoken out in favor of a Maryland ballot initiative that would legalize gay marriage. Yahoo has published a letter that Maryland state delegate Emmett C. Burns Jr. wrote last week to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, urging him to "inhibit such expressions from your… » 9/07/12 5:00pm 9/07/12 5:00pm

Extreme Sports Were Way More Extreme 100 Years Ago

Sure, we have the X-Games and X-treme Cheese Nachosplosion Doritos now in our modern age, but the extreme skateboarders and snowboarders and parkourists and whomever aren't fit to boil parrafin for the extreme sportsmen of a century ago. Take these fellows here, who, as a 1912 copy of Popular Mechanics tells us, rode… » 7/19/12 12:00pm 7/19/12 12:00pm

This Amazing Dog Rescue May Be The Coolest Thing You'll See Today

A photojournalist for The Wichita Eagle was prepping for one of those "it's a rainy day" photos when he came upon the rescue by local firefighters of Taz, a dog who had fallen into the creek. » 4/12/12 4:10pm 4/12/12 4:10pm

'Just A Man Whittling Next To His Submarine On The Side Of The…

"Just a man in a lawn chair whittling next to his submarine. On the side of the interstate," is actually the full quote from Atlanta's NewsChopper2 pilot Jason Durden, who tweeted out this amazing photo a few moments ago. » 3/29/12 12:30pm 3/29/12 12:30pm

Watch A Mountain Biker Charge Tiny Downhill Path At A Scary Speed

Getting into a groove on a good run of singletrack is one of mountain biking's classic highs. Rolling through a rock garden is one of mountain biking's trademark challenges. Doing both at speeds on the edge of human processing capacity is just sick. » 3/15/12 2:00pm 3/15/12 2:00pm

This is a receipt for a $105,431 bar tab

Dubai is the land of gold-plated cars and discarded Ferraris, so is it any shock that someone spent a lot of money at a club? Only when you see the bill was $105,421. » 1/05/12 4:30pm 1/05/12 4:30pm