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14 Classic Summer Vacations Everyone Should Take at Least Once

How many of these summer staple trips have you taken?<p>There’s a summer vacation — and then there’s one you can’t explain with a postcard.<p>While plenty …

Travel

Why Chris Forsberg's 800 HP V6 Nissan 370Z Idles Like A Muscle Car

I’ve long maintained that drifters are the new hot rodders, but it was still surprising to me when I heard Chris Forsberg’s Nissan 370Z Formula Drift …

Muscle Cars

7 Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner in Life

You can make millions and still be poor.<p><i>What is something you wish you had known sooner? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best</b> …

Selling

Praise All That Is Unholy: Here's A BMW V10 Swapped Into A Lotus Elise

Here at Jalopnik, we love seeing some really crazy builds. Cars are largely very boring these days, so anything that comes along that makes us stop …

Elise

These Japanese Automakers Have Fascinating Histories Behind Their Names

By now, we know that there are more accurate ways to pronounce the names of Japanese automakers than the ones that we dumb Americans have been using. …

Automotive Industry

One Aston Martin's Fuel Pump Only Lasted Through The First Hairpin Of The Nürburgring 24

It’s Craiglist’s favorite phrase beyond “no lowballers:” “needs fuel pump.” Unfortunately for the No. 40 Aston Martin Vantage V8, the first lap of …

What Chevy Gains By Using a Pushrod Engine in the Corvette

Before you call a pushrod engine old-fashioned, know that there's inherent greatness in its design.<p>The Chevrolet Corvette is the last true sports car to use a pushrod V8, and you might not think that's a good thing. After all, overhead-cam engines have been the standard for decades at this point, …

A Woman's Years-Long Struggle With a Runny Nose Turned Out to Be Something Way Freakier

A Nebraska woman’s constantly runny nose turned out to be lot less innocuous than a typical case of the sniffles. In actuality, her skull had sprung …

A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, murder

What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly.<p>A young woman named …

Toyota's New Engine Is Hyper-Efficient Thanks to Simple Tuning Tricks

The Dynamic Force engine achieves 40-percent thermal efficiency, a number once thought impossible in production car engines.<p>There's a huge amount of new innovation going on in traditional internal-combustion engines. Mazda's Skyactiv-X uses diesel-style compression-ignition; Infiniti has a …

The Coolest Neighborhoods in European Cities Tourists Don't Know About

Don’t get us wrong, there’s no harm in ticking off postcard sights from your Europe trip bucket list. But in any city you visit, you’re going to have …

Disappointing photos show what cruise ships actually look like in real life

Cruises can be a blissful escape for travelers of all ages. From glamorous cruises of a bygone era to ship itineraries that include volunteer opportunities, aspiring seafarers have no shortage of options.<p>Cruises can also be the worst for a whole host of reasons.<p>Here are disappointing photos that …

Amelia Earhart found! Great for science, but sad news for mystery buffs

<i>Bones from Pacific island likely those of Amelia Earhart, researchers say</i><p><i>Amelia Earhart Likely Died on Nikumaroro, Study Finds</i><p>I read the headlines with excitement, even awe, but also with a tinge of sadness and disappointment. It stands to reason many Amelia Earhart obsessives — and they are legion …

Airplanes

You can stop changing your oil so often

Too many dealer service lanes and quick lube places still make you feel like a bad parent if you don't change your car's oil every 3,000 miles, But the 1970s are over and so is that requirement.<p>Engines are built to more precise tolerances today, meaning there is less internal slop that leads to …

Engines

These 35 cars dominated the 2018 Geneva Motor Show

The 2018 Geneva Motor Show is the first major European car show of the year. Usually, Geneva is a big to do. Car makers pull out all the stops to show off their latest and greatest.<p>Aston Martin CEO Dr. Andy Palmer offered up a spot on description of the show when he said, "Geneva is a highlight of …

1,600 horsepower Hennessey Venom F5: a car of singular purpose

The hypercar is designed purely for straight-line speed with a target of being the fastest road legal car in the world.<p>Hennessey Special Vehicles' new Venom F5 hypercar has one simple goal: to be the fastest road car on earth.<p>After debuting at the SEMA Show late last year, the F5 has arrived at the …

Production Toyota Supra Confirmed to Get Early 2019 Reveal

The new Supra will feature a perfect 50/50 weight distribution and take power increases better than the 86.<p>After giving us the best preview yet of …

Watch how a Bugatti Veyron is made

<b>Watch full episodes of the Science Channel Series "How It's Made."</b><p>This is how a Bugatti is made. Like other works of art, this supercar is a limited edition. Only 450 of them will ever be made. Bugatti calls its 1,000-square-meter production facility the Atelier. Instead of a typical assembly line …

Dodge Demon Be Gone: Hennessey’s Exorcist Looks to Expel the Competition

The 1,000 hp Camaro conversion recently reached 217 mph at a test track in Texas.<p>Hennessey Performance Engineering—the speed-obsessed supercar …

Rimac's new electric car does 0-60 in 1.85 seconds, packs 1,914 horsepower

If you're looking for a high performance electric vehicle and the 600-700 horsepower that Tesla's Model S provides just isn't enough, your next car …

Snowstorm Called ‘Beast From the East’ Sends Britons Scrambling

LONDON — Even before the first snowflake had fallen, alarm bells were sounding across Britain.<p>“Beware Beast From the East: It Will Kill,” one tabloid warned.<p>“Army on standby as heavy snow to cripple Britain in –15C weather hell,” another said.<p>Bold red signs went up in shop windows, prompting …

Weather

The 2019 Ford Raptor Ranger Is Your Diesel Off-Road Performance Truck Dream Come True

FACT: more pickup trucks should have performance versions. And while other automakers lack the COURAGE and MORAL FORTITUDE to offer us true Raptor …

Asia Pacific

Here's How To Do A Tune-Up On A Modern Gasoline Car

Have you ever come across an ad for a used modern car that mentions the vehicle had just received a tune-up? What does “tune-up” even mean in regards …

6 Top Beaches In Europe If Your Study Abroad Trip Needs Some Sand & Sunshine

Girls just want to have <i>sun</i>. There's truly nothing like studying abroad in Europe. During the week, you most likely spend your days experiencing your …

New Hampshire's Mt. Washington bracing for a wind chill of 100 degrees below zero

When the plumber crawled along the ground, blowtorch in hand, Julie Beroukas Snyder realized just how cold it was.<p>The dirt was too frozen to get to the pipes, also frozen, under her home in Camp Hill, Pa., forcing the plumber to first heat the ground so he could dig. The high for the day was 15 …

This Italian Family Feels No Pain, And Scientists Finally Understand Why

A real-life superpower.<p>Scientists have identified a mysterious genetic mutation that effectively negates the sensation of pain, enabling people with …

92-year-old driver experiences Tesla Model X and Autopilot after 60 years of driving Soviet-era cars

It can be a significant change for any driver coming from any internal combustion engine car to any electric vehicle, but what about coming from a 43-year-old Soviet-era car to a brand new Tesla Model X?<p>That’s exactly what a 92-year-old Estonian woman did when she experienced the Model X for the …

Honda Civic Type R Power Can Be Yours for Just Over $6,500

New 2.0-liter turbo HPD crate engine debuts at SEMA<p>Honda racers with engine envy for the Civic Type R’s turbocharged 2.0-liter magic-maker can stop being bitter and start living their VTEC Turbo Earth Dreams. Honda has announced it will begin selling Civic Type R crate engines through its Honda …

Honda Civic