Jake Sharp

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The Man Who Literally Built Star Wars

Set decorator Roger Christian tells us what it was like making George Lucas's dreams out of scrap metalOriginally posted at esquire.com.<p><i>Photo by Melissa Munroe</i><p><b>One of the most memorable elements</b> of the original <i>Star Wars</i> in 1977 wasn't the story, or characters, or even the soundtrack. It was the set …

BMW i8: We Drive the 3-Cylinder Eco Supercar

More than a just pretty silhouette, the second i car delivers honest eco-friendliness and performance you'd expect from BMW.<p><b>On-Sale Date:</b> June 2014<p><b>Base Price:</b> $135,700<p><b>Competitors:</b> Audi R8, Porsche 911, Tesla Model S<p><b>Powertrains:</b> Turbocharged 1.5-liter I-3, 228 hp, 236 lb-ft; 6-speed automatic; …

L.A. Lamborghini Dealer Makes 7-Year-Old's Birthday Unforgettable

Cementing an elementary schooler's car enthusiasm for life.<p>Car enthusiasts look out for their own. And that's why I love being around passionate car people. That list now includes the staff at Lamborghini North Los Angeles, who, through their actions, cemented a 7-year-old's car enthusiasm forever. …

Stem Cells Regenerate Heart Muscle in New Study

Injections of human stem cells can replace dead heart tissue in monkeys, spurring the growth of muscle patches 10 times larger than ever before. The technique may one day help treat heart failure in humans.<p><b>On any given day, approximately 3000 Americans</b> have their names on a waiting list to receive …

Stem Cells

10 Weird, Wonderful Weather Phenomena

All the optical illusions and bizarre forms of lightning you require.