Car buyers today have it good. They have automaker websites, dealer websites and any number of car-buying tools at their disposal, to say nothing of the tons of buying advice on websites. Back in the 1990s, things were harder. “Research” meant print magazines, newspaper classified ads and just trusting that your…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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?
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…
Weather is a bitch, as evidenced by the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashing into a ditch. And it crashed into the same ditch it crashed into five years ago and the same picture was taken. Talk about irony!
Forty-three years ago today, two groups of mangy computer nerds sat huddled around their massive computers. Sweat made thick-rimmed glasses slide too far down noses as the word "lo" was transmitted, for the first time via computer, from UCLA to Stanford.
Dear Lifehacker, Hurricane Sandy was rough on me. Now that my power is back on and I'm getting things back to normal, what can I do to help people who are still struggling?
A little over a week ago, a post appeared on a British Subaru forum: A father had just found out his son was terminally ill with cancer and he wanted to give him one last thrill with a small car show on September 8th.
The Bushmaster M4 is a 3-foot rifle capable of firing thirty 5.56×45mm NATO rounds, and used by spec ops forces throughout Afghanistan. It's a serious weapon. But in the Internet's darkest black market, it's all yours. Who needs a background check? Nobody.
Who's officially on the record backing what could be the worst thing to ever happen to the internet? All of these companies listed below. Don't take our word for it—this list comes straight from Congress. Just FYI.
What is so important that this Italian bus driver feels the need to use two cellphones simultaneously while driving a bus full of passengers with his elbows? Calling technical support on one phone to set his Internet and email settings on the other one.
Now that everyone is familiar with the glorious art of automotive FAIL, it's time to introduce FAIL's kissing cousin to the automotive world: The "You're doing it wrong" internet meme. Let the good times roll below the jump.
BMW's unholy technological tour-de-force iDrive continues to get additional impressive features. This time around, iDrive is going super-customizable with unique screensavers, backgrounds, sound effects. Of particular interest, via iDrive users will now be able to make performance tweaks like adjusting engine boost…