How Jeff Gordon Scared The Crap Out Of Me With This Epic Prank

I keep to myself in cabs. But one thing that gets my attention is a driver with a neck tattoo telling me that he just got out of jail after 10 years and that the cop behind is making him nervous. And especially when he starts a police chase while yelling "I can't go back." I thought this was the end. »2/27/14 9:26pm2/27/14 9:26pm

Superior Spider-Man Writer Dan Slott Is Here to Answer Your Questions

Marvel’s Superior Spider-Man has taken the franchise into a very dark and different place from what fans of Spider-Man are used to. Like how, you know, Peter Parker is dead and all. Today, thanks to Ford Fiesta, Dan Slott, the writer who stuck Doc Ock’s mind into the brain of our friendly neighborhood web crawler, is… »10/15/13 1:34pm10/15/13 1:34pm

Commuting by Bike: Signaling, Common Intersections, and Traffic

This week I’m going to go over how to properly use hand signals for stopping and turn indication, dealing with common signaled intersections, and the safest way to handle turning vehicles and merging buses. »5/14/13 12:41pm5/14/13 12:41pm

How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Racetrack


The next generation of car guys isn’t being bred in garages and under shade trees; they're growing up playing video games in their parents’ basement. But when little Johnny’s ready to graduate from his smartphone or console system in a wood-paneled suburban subterranean lair to real life racing, how the hell does he… »4/23/13 12:31pm4/23/13 12:31pm

What Happens When One of the Most Creative YouTubers Gets His Hands on the First Stateside Mercedes CLA?

Casey Neistat makes high quality, DIY, spirt raising YouTube videos, which Mercedes somehow saw as marketable. Recently, he's made a kick-ass commercial for Nike, ridden into the eye of Hurricane Sandy on bicycles, and made a surprise visit to his girlfriend in South Africa. At any rate, they've given him a CLA to… »4/02/13 1:52pm4/02/13 1:52pm

Why Volkswagen Had The Best Reveal At This Year's New York Auto Show

In our post-carpocalyptic and post-paper world, truly amazing auto show press reveals are a rarity. Rightfully so. Why spend tens of millions of dollars to unveil a car to a group of balding, morbidly-obese, and irrelevant auto "press" when it's already been seen online by an audience a thousand times larger and more… »3/29/13 9:47am3/29/13 9:47am