1931's Remote-Controlled Farm of the Future

The March 1931 issue of The Country Gentleman magazine included this advertisement for Timken bearings. With the bold headline "100 YEARS AHEAD" the ad promises that the farmer of the future may be unrecognizable — thanks to Timken bearings, of course. Our farmer of tomorrow wears a suit to work and sits at a desk… » 8/14/14 1:11pm 8/14/14 1:11pm

You'd Be Crazy Not to Buy Google Chromecast (SUPER SAD UPDATE)

Google's relationship with television is spotty, at best. Google TV, whether as a set-top box or as a built-in product, has been an ongoing punchline. It didn't even sell television shows in the Play Store until a year ago. But Chromecast is different. It's Google's cross-platform answer to AirPlay, a video-friendly… » 7/24/13 2:53pm 7/24/13 2:53pm

The New Season of Fast N' Loud Upset Me

Tonight was the season premiere of the car show Fast N' Loud on Discovery. The show revolves around the Gas Monkey Garage in Texas. For the season opener, they bought a wrecked Ferrari F40 for $400,000. I know how much all of Jalopnik, myself included love this car. So, grab a tissue, you are going to need it. » 6/12/13 2:18pm 6/12/13 2:18pm

From Barcelona To Budapest In A Toyota GT 86

Nino Karotta’s videos have appeared on Jalopnik since 2009. He shaved his head and bore arms to test a Mercedes–Benz S600 AMG, learned to drive a Formula One car and, lately, teamed up with video whiz kid György Szeljak to create the Hungarian Wolverine series, where he drove a BMW M5, his old Renault Avantime and a… » 7/04/12 5:30pm 7/04/12 5:30pm

The Enormous Secret Weapons Depot Hidden Underneath Manhattan

Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood is mostly filled with bored models and stupid-expensive boutiques. But on one grimy, absolutely ignorable corner is the entrance to a cavern stuffed with guns, rockets, cocaine, and riot shields. This is where Hollywood locks and loads. » 2/09/12 4:15pm 2/09/12 4:15pm

Guy Proves Child's Big Wheel Bike is Faster Transportation Than a NYC…

Recently Mark Malkoff raced an M42 city bus for a one-mile trek across 42nd Street, from 10th Avenue to Madison Avenue while riding a kid's Big Wheel. Malkoff beat the bus by two minutes - proving that you're better off stealing your kid's Big Wheel than wasting your time on the MTA. » 4/06/11 11:15am 4/06/11 11:15am