Reports state that Japan is looking to further militarize Ishigaki-Jima with both surface-to-air and anti-ship missiles. Ishigaki Island is just 100 miles east of Taiwan and about 100 miles south of the highly disputed Senkaku Islands, putting it in a volatile yet strategic geographic position.
I take buses and trains everywhere in the San Francisco area, and I know the city’s bus routes better than I know the UX on my phone. So I had to try Leap, the city’s new private bus service. It was a nice experience in many ways, but I wouldn’t recommend it – and not just because of the $6 price tag.
In what is a growing front in the war on the Islamic State, Egypt has admitted that it launched airstrikes against the group in Derna, Libya, a port city 150 miles east of Benghazi. The Egyptian military says that the attack is in response to a gruesome video showing Egyptian Coptic Christians being beheaded en masse.
We sat at the end of the runway, our F-14's GE-110 motors humming, awaiting our clearance to begin what would be the last F-14 Demonstration ever. The Air Boss's voice crackled over the radio: "Tomcat Demo, you're cleared to five miles and 15k feet. The air show box is yours" At that very moment, I distinctly remember…
I was walking out of my office tonight and stumbled upon a beautiful sight: 10 brand-new C7 Corvettes just lined up outside the Wired store at the corner of 14th and 9th.
The 2014 Mazda6 has been lauded by everyone and their uncle who has driven it. When I first had a go, I said the best version to buy was the Touring with the manual transmission. Problem was, I never even drove it. Now I have, and it's lovely.
Designers from the past envisioned a future where cars were powered by jet engines and had deformed bodies to protect passengers. They took flight and were powered by water. Yet none of them have come to fruition. Looking at them will tell you why.
Guys. Read this. Alex's best piece yet.
ANNOUNCEMENT: John Davis has agreed to do a Q&A with you people, the Jalopnik readers. Date isn't set yet, but it looks like early February right now.
Matt is out today. That means I get to try some new things. There's a post at 2:30 that y'all should check out. It involves Miatas. Lemme know what you think.
Barring any unforeseen schedule changes, GP3 driver Conor Daly will be doing a live Q&A with us at noon today. Get your "when will you be in F1" questions ready.
Matt and I did this over the weekend. It was awesome. Story later this week.
NSFW naked Iso Grifo GT.
I'll help too!
We unchained Mr. Orlove from his desk and let him go to the LA Auto Show. He's traveling all week.