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Motorcycle Photography, Part II

I once shot a billboard for Ducati with a penlight—and I was paid with a Hypermotard.<p>That got your attention didn’t it? Being a photographer is a lot like being a magician. Sometimes the best tricks are the simple ones, just done extremely well. Today I’m going to show you one of my motorcycle …

Living Rooms

Zenos E10 coming to America priced from $39,500*

Tired of seeing all the coolest track toys just beyond your reach, across the pond in the UK and Europe? Well we've got good news for you, because as promised, Zenos is coming to America.<p>For those unfamiliar, Zenos Cars is the outfit started by former Caterham boss Ansar Ali and his engineering …

Hovercraft meets sports car in the radical Supercraft

Freeway packed? Just take the river. Such is the promise of a rather audacious new concept from Chicago-based startup Mercier-Jones. The Supercraft is an unusual vision of the car of the future, a rakishly styled gasoline-electric hybrid sports car that eschews wheels for wind.<p>About as long …

Ariel Atom Honda Racing Edition – Moar Powah!!!!!

Sometime ago, at the Honda Performance Development, Inc. Headquarters in Santa Clarita, California, there was a meeting. In that meeting someone …

Poll: Pineapple on Burgers: Way or No Way?

Pineapple can be polarizing. Some people love it on pizza, while others bristle at the mere thought of pineapple venturing outside of sweet applications.<p>What's your position on pineapple as a burger topping? Are you pro pineapple, and all of the sweetness and acidity a ring brings, or are you …

The Exciting History and Origin of the Cocktail Umbrella

A deep(ish) investigation into the history and origins of the world's most important tiki cocktail topper: the paper umbrella<p></head>A classic tiki cocktail is a thing of beauty: Syrupy sweet with plenty of rum and enough fruit to almost classify it as healthy. (Hey, we said <i>almost</i>.) But perhaps the …

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The Farmers' Market Cookbook: Winter Squashes and Pumpkins

Unlike summer squashes, pumpkins and winter squashes are allowed to reach full maturity, with viable seeds and hard rinds for retaining moisture in storage. The flesh is dense and sweet compared with the tender, insubstantial flesh of immature zucchini and summer squashes.<p>Pumpkins are pretty, but …

The 21 Best Sandwich Shops in America

The perfect sandwich is hard to find. But when you do find it, you have to pay homage. From superior ingredients to the freshest-baked bread and sauces that make you say, "Dammit, I kind of want to drink that!", the ideal sammie has to strike a delicate balance, and the people who make them have …

Sweet and Savory Maple Syrup Recipes to Celebrate Sugaring Season

These recipes use maple syrup in both savory and sweet ways.<p><b>With temperatures warming</b>, it's (finally) time to make maple syrup. While we love it in its purest form (poured over pancakes!) we can't ignore these maple-forward recipes that showcase its versatility. From a beer-based cocktail to a …

1989 Nissan Pao

This 1989 Nissan Pao’s year isn’t mentioned in the ad, but these cars were only sold in Japan for three months that year before the limited run …

Car 322 CRX: Currently the Worst Team at LeMons

<i>[ED: While working the penalty Box at LeMons, Team Sunday Funday managed to rack up enough infractions to incur the wrath of the Hooniverse Slave</i> …

1966 Ford Mustang ... Limousine? The Things You Find On eBay

Most of the cars that get turned into limousines make some sort of sense (Lincoln Town Cars)--or make so little sense, it comes full circle to at …

Heroism

Motorcycle Photography 101

I’m a photographer of many things. I shoot live music, portraits and fashion, but my favorite subjects have wheels—and more specifically, two wheels.<p>There are many ways to photograph a motorcycle. You can shoot it while riding, racing, or wrenching. Or when it’s just leaning on the kickstand at a …

Whiteboards

Yamaha Champions Riding School Teaches Motorcycling On The Track

I recently had the opportunity to participate in the Yamaha Champions Riding School at Miller Motorsports Park outside of Salt Lake City, Utah.<p>I’ve been riding motorcycles on the street for over 30 years, and this was my first time on a racetrack on two wheels. I’m not a fast rider — I have no …

Max Valier's 1924 Thoughts on Rocket Planes

When we think about early pioneers in rocketry, three names come to mind: Hermann Oberth, Robert Goddard, and Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. Max Valier rarely, if ever, makes the list, but perhaps he should. Valier was one of the earlier popularizers of rocketry, writing popular articles and books that …

Space Travel

Fiat reconsidering Mazda-based Alfa Romeo roadster? [w/poll]

Alfa giveth and Alfa taketh away. With apologies to Job (he has gone through a lot, after all), that's how things are looking at the Italian automaker – whether it's the promise of new products or its impending return to the North American market. But it's especially true when it comes to new …

The REVS Institute is finally opening its restricted classic car collection to the public

Mankind's finest invention, up close and personal.<p>Science, history, and cars: That's what Stanford University's REVS Institute for Automotive Research is all about. It aims to advance the scholarly study of automobiles with the stellar Collier Automotive Museum, which is home to over 100 of the …

Bugatti Veyron Rembrandt Legends Edition Photos and Info

Without putting too fine a point on it, Bugatti appeals to a pretty select clientele. Nevertheless, its product planners grapple with the same challenge that faces every automaker: When you’re spending multi-millions to achieve exclusivity, you don’t want to see a mirror image of your Veyron …

The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

Electric Vehicles

Schoolboy, 4, over the moon with Nasa's help on his homework

Four-year-old Lucas Whiteley wrote to Nasa asking for help on a school project and became the star of his class when the space agency replied<p>It was one small step for a Nasa engineer but one giant leap for a four-year-old schoolboy from Yorkshire who wrote to the space agency asking for help with a …

How computer-generated fake papers are flooding academia

Like all the best hoaxes, there was a serious point to be made. Three MIT graduate students wanted to expose how dodgy scientific conferences pestered researchers for papers, and accepted any old rubbish sent in, knowing that academics would stump up the hefty, till-ringing registration fees.<p>It …