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What Four Cars Inspired You The Most?

Twitter is endlessly hilarious and horrible, but every now and then it can be fun and thought provoking. In video-game Twitter, the hashtag …

Metal Gear

Of all the cars built on GM’s global rear-wheel drive “T-car” platform, I like the Vauxhall Chevette

Of all the cars built on GM’s global rear-wheel drive “T-car” platform, I like the Vauxhall Chevette<p>Of all the cars built on GM’s global rear-wheel …

Jeep

Let's Celebrate 40 Years Of The BMW M1 Being Awesome

The legendary BMW M1 turns 40 this year, which is definitely a cause to celebrate because, arguably, BMW hasn’t made a car as badass or awesome since …

Supercars

The Age Of Driving In Central Park Is Over

The quickest way by car to Harlem in rush hour from, say, 18th Street in Manhattan, used to be straight up the gut on Sixth Avenue, before you …

Bill de Blasio

Top Gear's pocket guide to Alpina

Just how much do you know about BMW’s rakish alter-ego Alpina? Probably not as much as you think…<p>If you thought it was just another aftermarket …

Automotive Industry

Austin Powers, Harry Potter actor Verne Troyer passes away at 49

Verne Troyer, the actor best known for his roles as Mini-Me in the <i>Austin Powers</i> trilogy and the Gringotts goblin Griphook in <i>Harry Potter and the</i> …

Harry Potter

I built my net worth to over $500,000 in 4 years — here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

1/<p>1. Make a budget and track your spending<p>Sean Gallup/Getty Images<p>Tracking your spending and creating a budget is a must. Most people don't know …

Personal Finance

This Airbnb Scam Almost Cost Me Thousands. Here's How to Spot It

Always follow these rules when booking an Airbnb.<p>Recently, I came close to falling for an Airbnb scam in which I would’ve lost $3,300 on an apartment …

Identity Theft

The Porsche 356 Carrera Zagato Rises from the Ashes of History

Somewhere along the line, the Porsche 356 Speedster disappeared from the automotive world. Fortunately, Italian design studio Zagato is bringing it …

Porsche

Facebook users are mad as hell over the Cambridge Analytica scandal

There's a simple reason why #DeleteFacebook was trending in the days after revelations about the massive Cambridge Analytica data breach — people were angry.<p>Mark Zuckerberg testified before US Congress that Facebook has not seen an material number of users delete their accounts as a result of the …

Cambridge Analytica

The Yellowstone supervolcano is a disaster waiting to happen

Yellowstone National Park sits squarely over a giant, active volcano. This requires attention.<p>Yellowstone has been a national park since 1872, but it was only in the 1960s that scientists realized the scale of the volcano — it's 44 miles across — and not until the 1980s did they grasp that this …

Geology

Alienware may have created the ultimate gamer hotel suite

In the past, we've seen hotel rooms and even entire hotels specifically designed for those who prefer the orange glow of de_dust2 to a sandy beach. But Alienware's new gaming suite in Hilton's Panama City location might well be the easiest place yet to let a week of your life completely pass you …

Televisions

What's the Best Way to Get at Least 400 Stock Horsepower for Less Than $10,000?

You don't need to spend your life savings on a car to get something with muscle under the hood.<p>If power is what you're looking for, there are plenty of new cars that can satisfy. But what if you don't want to break the bank on your quest for over 400 horsepower? Well, don't worry, because the used …

Sports Cars

German Tuner Builds Mid-Engined 210 HP Old-School Beetle Roadster Because Life Is For The Living

Memminger is one of the best Volkswagen Beetle restoration companies out there. They’re somewhat unique in the vintage Beetle restoration world …

Roadsters

Stench Leads to Home Crawling With Stolen Tortoises—10,000 of Them

A gruesome discovery by authorities in Madagascar highlights a grave threat to a highly endangered species of tortoise.<p>Soary Randrianjafizanaka set out with police, colleagues, and others earlier this month to investigate a rancid smell coming from a two-story house in Toliara, a town on the …

Extinction

The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Just Ran a 6:56.4 at the Nurburgring

Porsche factory driver Kevin Estre just lapped the new GT3 RS quicker than a 918. And 24 seconds quicker than the last GT3 RS.<p>The rumors were true. The new 911 GT3 RS just ran a bonkers 6:56.4 at the Nurburgring Nordschliefe, beating the mighty 918 Spyder. For additional context, that's <i>24 seconds</i> …

Supercars

Light, bright: Brabham BT62 supercar teases its rear end

There's no denying the racecar inspiration here, especially when you hear about the brakes.<p>There's only two weeks left until Brabham Automotive unveils its first race-inspired road car, and its first teaser promises something <i>bright</i>.<p>The Brabham BT62 is the first car from new company Brabham …

Motor Racing

Here's How Police Transform A Chevy Tahoe Into A Patrol Car

Police cars are outfitted with all kinds of crazy shit—push bumpers, onboard computers, and various cameras to name a few things—and all of that …

Tahoe

Offroad Pagani Huayra Rendering is Not Here to Offend

Nowadays, it has become a trend for the Internet to play with the most precious supercars and hypercars out there and the Pagani Huayra is obviously …

Off-roading

How To Make A Porsche 917 Street Legal

There were only 37 Porsche 917s ever built, with the car reaching new heights for Porsche by winning Le Mans in 1970 and 1971, doing exactly what it …

Porsche

Rebranded Chinese scooters are taking over San Francisco

If you’ve been in downtown San Francisco, Los Angeles, or Washington DC recently, you’ve probably noticed an influx of scooters—electrified versions of the longtime children’s toy—on street corners and sidewalks.<p>Startups including Bird, founded by former Lyft-then-Uber executive Travis …

San Francisco

Ex-Secret Service agent: Barbara Bush's code name was absolutely perfect

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former first lady Barbara Bush once said, "Nobody likes, you know, the ugly parts of politics." On Tuesday night, the ugliness of our current political landscape dissipated for a moment as people reflected on the life of this remarkable woman. We quietly smiled at the pictures flashing …

Government

Unique Fuzzy House offers locals a public shortcut through the building

When architecture studio Situation-based Operation (SO) was asked to create a home in Chiang Mai, the brief came with an unusual request: preserve …

Architecture

You Can Now Buy an Officially-Licensed, Brand-New 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

The über-Mustang rises from the grave for a new run of official continuation cars.<p>Classic Recreations<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

Sports Cars

Neel Jani Explains How He Broke the F1 Lap Record at Spa in his Le Mans-Winning Porsche

The Le Mans winner tells Marshall Pruett that he pulled 5gs through Eau Rouge and touched 227 mph on his record-shattering lap.<p>Neel Jani’s record-setting blast through Spa’s daunting Eau Rouge corner generated five gs of lateral loading on his body and four gs of vertical load that twisted his …

Sports Cars

This 21-Year-Old's $10 Million Business Is Just Nuts (Literally)

Daniel Katz started his first business at the age of 12. Nine years later, he's on his way to building an empire.<p>Daniel Katz isn't good at sitting still. He gets up each day at 2:30 a.m. to do what he calls an hour-long "heavy workout," which, depending on the day, consists of lifting weights, …

Selling

10 Powerful Pictures That Will Devastate Your Faith In Humanity

Some photographs are worth a thousand words; they have the power to leave us speechless, captivate us and to even break our heart. The pictures in …

Just When You Think Alessandra Ambrosio's Swimsuit Can't Go Any Lower, It Does

Alessandra Ambrosio is forever on vacation. The former Victoria's Secret model got her tan on after showing off her boho style at Coachella. Ale put her toned figure on display while lounging on a pink Cadillac-shaped pool float. She posed seductively while wearing an orange one-piece swimsuit from …

Women's Fashion

How Much Hip Cleavage Can a Girl Handle? Emily Ratajkowski Just Pushed the Limit

Emily Ratajkowski has been making the press rounds for her new film, <b>I Feel Pretty</b>, which also stars Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, and Aidy Bryant. You could obviously expect the LA premiere to invite a colorful red carpet, but Emily chose a black dress, instead making a bold statement with the …

Women's Fashion

Now Is Your Chance To Buy A V8 BMW M3 Before Prices Go Insane

Even with the announcement of an upgraded M2 Competition Package with power coming from the M4, some of us long for a simpler time when it comes to …

BMW