Daniel Ross Wolski

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Bisimoto's 911 and Honda Odyssey each pack 1,000 hp

There aren't a lot of vehicles on the road that pack a thousand horsepower. The Bugatti Veyron and McLaren P1 are in rare company, but there have been a handful of aftermarket tuners that have managed to extract that much power out of lesser vehicles. Bisimoto is responsible for more than its fair …

What Does a $3,500 Scotch Taste Like?

Cracking the Code of 185 Years of Whisky<p>Each of the whiskies lined up on the tasting mat, one through five, was a light gold color. Each was the …

1970 Lamborghini Miura shows why some dreams are worth a wait

It took Dennis Varni over a decade after his first ride in a Lamborghini Miura in the late '60s to finally purchase his own 1970 Miura P400S in 1979. Judging by his story and the V12 engine's sublime sound in the latest video from <i>Petrolicious</i>, the wait was entirely worth it.<p>No matter where you look …

Classic Cars

Audi RS3 and Volkswagen Golf R face off in Evo test

Typically when an automotive publication pits two rivals against each other, they come from different companies. After all, why would one automaker – even one parent company – develop two distinct models to compete against each other? Well, the Volkswagen Group isn't like most. It pits Porsches …

Take a Dodge Viper V10 Engine, Stick it on a Motorcycle, and You Get the Insane 200MPH Millyard Viper

• Submit to:<br>• Del.icio.us<br>• Digg<br>• Slashdot<p>This entry was posted on 07/25/2015 03:00am and is filed under Auto, Mods, Motorcycle, Picdump .<br>You can leave a …

PBS explains the magical math behind 'No Man's Sky'

<i>No Man's Sky</i> is impressive. It's a mind-bogglingly massive game and from what we've seen, it's pretty to boot. But enough about that -- let's talk about <i>math</i>. Specifically, the math that makes this game possible. The YouTube channel <i>PBS Game/Show</i> has collected the numerical information that makes <i>No</i> …

Building a high-end racing sim setup with $1,800 in gaming accessories

When it comes to racing games, and especially simulator-style titles, using a standard controller is fine for casual, laid-back play. But the genre really comes into its own with a dedicated wheel/pedal setup. There are a number of affordable options out there, as well as higher-end wheels like the …

A 1340-hp Koenigsegg One:1 Rips Around Suzuka Circuit

The Koenigsegg One:1 is astonishing.<p>Named for its one-to-one power-to-weight ratio—1340 horsepower moving an identical number of kilograms, no baloney—you know this thing is going to be a jaw-dropper. Hell, it’s got carbon-fiber wheels that weigh a mere 13 pounds, and it’ll blast to 220 mph in the …

Koenigsegg

Chris Harris Absolutely Loved Porsche's New 911 GT3 RS

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is essentially a track car completely usable on public roads, as Chris Harris found out while driving it around Stuttgart. …

Rare Koenigsegg Trevita CCXR runs through Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno just gets to have all of the automotive fun. Not only does he get to take a drive in the ludicrously powerful Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita in the latest episode of <i>Jay Leno's Garage</i>, but the tour of this open-roof, 1,018-horsepower supercar comes from none other than company founder Christian …

Jay Leno

Stat-off: Lotus Evora 400 vs Porsche Cayman GT4

For the princely sum of £72,000 - more if you are a professional box-ticking enthusiast - you can now purchase the Lotus Evora 400.<p>Not only is the …

Porsche

The First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life Seen in 60 Seconds

Here’s a fantastic 6-minute TED Talk by photographer Anand Varma, who recently became involved in the preservation of bees after being asked by …

This cat simulator lets you wreak havoc on sleeping humans

As only cats can<p>If you've ever asked yourself "why there hasn't been a seminal cat simulator that really gets what being a cat is all about?" that question has finally been answered. Developer Will Herring has blessed the earth with <i>My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up At 3AM Every Day</i>, a simulator that puts …

Pets

Watch a pro drifter drive the Nissan Skyline with his feet

You can't let a few setbacks dissuade you from trying to achieve your goals, and that's as true in motorsports as anywhere else in life. If you want an inspiring example of someone who isn't letting adversity stand in his way, just check out professional drifter Bartosz Ostalowski. He doesn't have …

How many PlayStation 2s would make a Galaxy S6?

A fun new visualization compares old tech with new and finds that computing power has increased a trillionfold since 1956.<p>Did you know that two Nintendo Entertainment Systems combined have the same computing power as the Apollo Guidance Computer that sent men to the moon? Or that the Samsung Galaxy …

Apple Watch

Robots are about to replace lockpicking kits

If you’re protecting treasured first edition comic collection with a combination lock, you may want to upgrade your security. traditional combo locks …

Arduino

This classic VW bus packs Porsche power

Appearances can be deceiving. The rolling embodiments of that principal we call "sleeper cars": ordinary-looking vehicles that pack a much bigger punch than you'd get by just looking at them. Take this classic VW bus, for example. Sure, it may have some racing graphics and upgraded rolling stock to …

Volkswagen

Here's what it's like to fly over Dubai with a jetpack

Dubai already seems pretty futuristic on the ground, but what's it like in the air? As you'll soon see, it's almost like another planet. Yves Rossy (aka Jetman) and "protégé" Vince Reffet recently flew over the extravagant city in jetpacks, and their view was every bit as strange as you'd expect. …

JXE Streams: A real bodyman tackles 'Car Mechanic Simulator 2015'

True story: our very own Tim Seppala worked as a car mechanic for 12 years. He was a bodyman, or an auto collision tech if you want to get fancy. The short version is that the man knows how to tear apart your busted '89 Toyota Cellica after a wreck, get it looking pretty and make sure all the …

Watch two guys soar over Dubai with jetpacks (it's better than Hollywood)

There are no special effects in this video, which makes it all the more special.<p>When I first watched the below video featuring two be-jetpacked men twisting their way around Dubai's Burj Khalifa -- the world's tallest skyscraper -- I found it a little hard to believe there's no green screen or …

Television (India)

2015 Lucra LC470 First Drive

A Distinct Offering In A Growing Segment Of Homebrew Performance Cars<p>It was a bit of kismet that the same month we drove the Caterham 620 R, we drove the Lucra LC470. On the first pass there are plenty of similarities: both were dreamed up by one man with a particular vision of lightweight driving …

General Motors

Thie Stirring History of Stirling Moss's Legendary 1955 Mille Miglia Win

“When you hit a bridge at 160 [mph] where you take off, that’s pretty scary. Because there’s nothing you can do; you land where the thing lets you land.” That’s legendary racing driver Stirling Moss, recalling just one of the many intense moments that defined his record-breaking and still unbeaten …

Classic Cars

Magnus Walker shows us how driving in LA is done

Southern Calfiornia has some great driving roads if you can get out of the city, from the Angeles Crest Highway to Mulholland Drive. Driving in LA itself, on the other hand, is usually more of an ordeal than a pleasure. But Magnus Walker is here to show us we're wrong.<p>In this latest, artfully …

Ronin 47 motorcycles ride by Jay Leno's Garage

As far as sport bikes go, Buells are hardly what you'd call "commonplace" by any stretch of the imagination. This latest bike to stop by <i>Jay Leno's Garage</i>, however, is even more obscure. And that's just the way its designers want it.<p>It's called the Ronin 47, and it's based on the Buell 1125 – albeit …

Chris Harris Gets Seat Time With A 1952 Ferrari 212: Video

Vintage Ferraris are pretty much untouchable machines in a number of ways. You can't afford them. You won't see one on the road. You better stop …

Watch Hot Rod Garage Stuff a 630-HP LS7 V-8 into a Van

What would you do with a short-wheelbase quarter-ton 1974 Chevrolet delivery van with an underpowered inline-six under the hood? If you’re the guys from <i>Hot Rod</i>, you’d swap in a modern GM LS Series engine. On this episode of <i>Hot Rod Garage</i>, Dave Freiburger shows us how to fit a modern LS engine into …

Hack These Cool Off-the-Shelf Toys into Robots

There’s a long tradition of hacking toys to make robots. Why settle for what some manufacturer designed? Add a microcontroller to an R/C car and you have an instant self stopping robot car. Stick some RFID electronics in a teddy bear and suddenly it can respond to objects around it. Hacking is all …

Robotics

How The HondaJet Took Flight: An Engineer's 29-Year Obsession

Michimasa Fujino, chief executive of Honda Aircraft Co., clambers up a steep ladder to a grated-metal platform to check on his baby. At eye level he peers inside the machinery where Honda’s new advanced light jet is choking in wires and sensors–3,000 gauges in all–an ugly cross between a spacecraft …

Aviation

'Matrix' directors' Netflix show 'Sense8' looks like a crazy head trip

If you're all out of <i>Daredevil</i>, there's another geeky show coming to Netflix soon: <i>Sense8</i>, a new sci-fi series from the Wachowskis and <i>Babylon 5</i> creator J. Michael Straczynski. We've been excited about the project since it was announced, but now we've finally got a clear idea of what it's about with a …

Time-Lapse Shows Rescued Puppy Growing Into Adulthood on a Treadmill

When filmmaker Dave Meinert rescued a sick four-week old Great Dane puppy named Pegasus from an careless breeder, he wasn’t expecting her to live …