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What the End of Net Neutrality Means for You What the End of Net Neutrality Means for You

We knew it was coming, but on Tuesday, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his plan to gut net neutrality and hand over control of the internet to service providers like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon (which also happens to be Pai’s former employer).

Ferrari Doesn't Understand The Internet Ferrari Doesn't Understand The Internet

Or, rather, Ferrari has this really, really antiquated and very dumb, stick-up-the-ass view of itself that hasn’t matured or grown up to figure out how a flighty thing like image is cultivated in 2017.

F1 Is Finally Posting Its Most Incredible Moments On YouTube And That Rules F1 Is Finally Posting Its Most Incredible Moments On YouTube And That Rules

We’re fans of Formula One’s long-awaited introduction to the modern internet as the rest of us know it. F1 is now using its vast back catalogue of clips and race footage for good by putting many more recent bits up on YouTube, with a big push of famous moments from a certain grand prix during its race weekend.

How One Little Amazon Error Can Destroy the Internet How One Little Amazon Error Can Destroy the Internet

The fact that Amazon controls a vast swath of cloud computing services became dreadfully clear on Tuesday afternoon when a string of errors brought countless websites to their knees. This consolidation of power is, perhaps suddenly, a very big problem.

Trump FCC Chair's Promise to Expand America's Broadband Is Empty Trump FCC Chair's Promise to Expand America's Broadband Is Empty

Since becoming chairman of the FCC, Ajit Pai has claimed he will make broadband access one of his “top priorities.” He has repeatedly vowed to work to fix the “digital divide” between “those who can use cutting-edge communications services and those who do not.” But everything he has done so far has indicated that the…

You Can Now Command Your Hyundai Genesis With A 'Free' Amazon Echo You Can Now Command Your Hyundai Genesis With A 'Free' Amazon Echo

You can do all kinds of stuff with your Amazon Echo, like order a pizza, listen to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, buy a crossbow, a paleo diet cookbook, or that trusty Amazon stalwart, the 55-gallon drum of Passion Natural Water-Based Lubricant. You can even call an Uber driver. But you won’t need to do that…

Internet Stands Up For Girl Told She Couldn't Be A Race Car Driver Internet Stands Up For Girl Told She Couldn't Be A Race Car Driver

A seven-year-old racer named Emma went home from school in tears after her teacher said that girls don’t race cars. She was so crushed by those words that the track where she races has asked for words of encouragement from other female racers. So far, the response has been overwhelming.

Now Anybody Can Buy A .Car, .Cars Or .Auto URL Now Anybody Can Buy A .Car, .Cars Or .Auto URL

As of 11 AM Eastern Standard Time on January 20th, 2016, anybody can buy a domain for their website that ends in “.cars,” “.car” or “.auto” as opposed to “.com” or any of the other numerous suffixes currently in use. Go get one already.

Racist Troll Doesn’t Understand Racism, And Other Trolling Stories Racist Troll Doesn’t Understand Racism, And Other Trolling Stories

When I asked for your worst (but really best) stories about trolls, I didn’t expect so many stories from trolls. But here we have it: 23 hand-picked stories from your amusing trolling and being-trolled experiences. Suffice it to say that I’ve decided to unplug from the Internet now.

AT&T's New Gadget Will Put Wifi in Your Old Ass Car AT&T's New Gadget Will Put Wifi in Your Old Ass Car

In-car wifi is equal parts mind-bending and irresponsible-seeming. But you know you want it, and you’ve only been able to get it in brand new cars that are already computers on wheels. Until now, that is!

The Incredible Calculations That Keep Google's Project Loon Aloft The Incredible Calculations That Keep Google's Project Loon Aloft

When we last checked in on Project Loon—Google’s moonshot project to blanket the world with internet-packing weather balloons—one had just circumnavigated the globe in a very quick 22 days. I just attended a talk at Google I/O and got some more info about the challenges the team faces in making this wild-ass project…

A List Of More Appropriate Names For Race Track Wifi Connections A List Of More Appropriate Names For Race Track Wifi Connections

With the exception of the New Jersey Motorsports Parks and the Circuits of the Americas of the world, most race tracks were designed before the Internet was a thing. This is a huge problem when you’re trying to report anything from said race track, or send cool pictures of your car back to Mom.

Every Major Airline's Wifi Service, Explained and Ranked Every Major Airline's Wifi Service, Explained and Ranked

You know that Louis C.K. joke about wifi on airplanes? He says, “It’s fast, and I’m watching YouTube clips. It’s amazing—I’m on an airplane! And then it breaks down.… And the guy next to me goes, ‘This is bullshit.’” It’s so true.

How The Internet Got A Detroiter Who Walks 21 Miles To Work A Free Car How The Internet Got A Detroiter Who Walks 21 Miles To Work A Free Car

James Robertson walks 21 miles every single day to commute to work. He hasn't had a car since his broke down... 10 years ago. His story became public this week and was met with an outpouring of support from around the country. Now, James is set to get more than $300,000 from a GoFundMe campaign. He's also getting a…

The Creepiest Things You Can Do on Facebook The Creepiest Things You Can Do on Facebook

Sometimes in this world, you want to make someone as wildly uncomfortable as humanly possible. That’s why Facebook’s here.

9 of the Weirdest Wikipedia Pages We've Ever Seen 9 of the Weirdest Wikipedia Pages We've Ever Seen

With the right state of mind, enough time on your hands, and a can-do attitude/darkened worldview, your casual Wikipedia browsing can quickly devolve into hours spent amongst the site's weird, bizarre, and morbidly fascinating black holes. Making it virtually impossible to uncover all of the site's many dark and…

Forget Black Friday - Here's Twelve Race Cars You Can Buy Online Forget Black Friday - Here's Twelve Race Cars You Can Buy Online

The Internet is a wonderful thing. It brought us Jalopnik. It brought us Black Flag. And most of all, it brought us shopping without the need to put on real pants. Skip the crowds this week and buy a race car online instead. You'll thank us later.

Bernie Ecclestone Doesn't Like Bloggers Very Much Bernie Ecclestone Doesn't Like Bloggers Very Much

Never mind that Formula One is already the most difficult event to get media accreditation for—Bernie Ecclestone wants to limit the number of freeloadin' Internet journalists at F1 races. How can someone so adept at trolling understand the Internet so little?

The Sad, Weird World of Unseen YouTube Videos The Sad, Weird World of Unseen YouTube Videos

Embarrassing open mic nights, topical parodies, gaming tutorials—these are the YouTube videos we know. The ones we replay and the ones we send to our friends, coworkers, families, and everyone we know. But YouTube has another layer. One where view counts sit at zero and bizarre bits of film rot away in indifference.…

Airlines Want WiFi So Bad They're Willing To Tear Entire Planes Apart Airlines Want WiFi So Bad They're Willing To Tear Entire Planes Apart

Today we learned that airlines view WiFi as integral to the whole "flight" experience as the very wings on the airplane itself, but it's one thing to hear about it from an industry perspective, and another to see that sort of manic desire for Internet in action. So watch United Airlines take this whole plane apart for…

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