Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak isn’t feeling optimistic about the future of the human race, noting in a recent interview that computers will present a serious threat in the future, Venture Beat reports. Wozniak’s comments came during an interview with The...
A Note from Fatty: If you’re catching up with this story, you should read the prologue first, then part 1, then this. Otherwise, you’re going to miss out on…well, not much, really. But still: please read them. Or I’ll be all sullen for the rest of the day. Things have changed. As a darned-near-49-year-old-man, it’s rare that [...]
The race to the White House is getting more crowded by the day. When Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) launched his campaign yesterday, Business Insider and other news outlets noted he was the first top tier candidate to begin an official bid....Show More Summary
Harry Enten notes that what’s important right now in the GOP presidential race “isn’t where you stand in the polls; it’s where you stand with donors and activists. While Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee and Scott Walker haven’t filed with the [...]
A Note from Fatty: The prologue to this story is here. The good thing about getting to the starting line of a race with no time to spare is that you also have very little time to fret. So with the ninety-or-so seconds I had before the race began, I did a very abbreviated version of [...]
ANDREW KLAVAN: Starbucks — and Why the Race Conversation Is Over. Talk about race, as I note below, has become almost entirely a tool whereby elite whites bully and shame non-elite whites for transparently self-serving purposes.
Starting today, Starbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on your cup of latte...
Porsche 911 GT America: Smells like vinyl and automotive cleaner. Taste is faint, but revolting. Tastes primarily like old socks, with hints of rubber and grit in the mix. Has a numbing effect on the tongue once done. Read more...
(Steven Hayward) As John noted yesterday, without question the most obnoxious story of the week was Starbucks proposing to have its baristas engage customers in a “conversation” about race, even though all such “conversations” amount...Show More Summary
A Full Disclosure Note from Fatty: GRO Races provided complimentary entry to The Hammer and me. I was worried. That is not unusual; I’m always worried before races begin. But this time, I was worried for a different reason than usual: I was worried because i was afraid of the True Grit Epic course; pre-riding this intensely technical, [...]
Note to Lexus' engineering team: if you ever decide to come out with a 3000HP IS F, you may want to consider some aero modifications. That's pretty much what Bahrain's EKanoo racing team learned, when their 3000HP Lexus IS F drag car took a short, abortive flight at the Bahrain International Circuit recently. Read more...
[Content Note: Racism.]STFU, Dick Cheney:Former Vice President Dick Cheney said that President Barack Obama was "playing the race card" to excuse criticism of his record as president."I think they're playing the race card, in my view. Show More Summary
[Content Note: White supremacy; racism; privilege.]So, Starbucks has launched a program called "Race Together," after Starbucks chair and CEO Howard Schultz "voiced his concerns with partners (employees) in the company's Seattle headquarters...Show More Summary
Audi was out in full force at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and while the undoubted star of its booth was the new R8 supercar, eagle-eyed observers noted that there was another vehicle there that wasn’t getting as much attention as the new 2016 R8. Show More Summary
—PRESS RELEASE— FMF KTM Factory Team riders Kacy Martinez and Kailub Russell dominated the opening round of the GNCC Series. KTM just dropped us a note with this cool video of Kacy and Kailub recapping their race, check it out…
SBNation offers up a fascinating look at North Wilkesboro — most noted for its race track that hosted NASCAR back in the day — moonshine, and Junior Johnson. A bit of flavoring; The spring and fall races at North Wilkesboro in 1996 would be the last. Drivers shrugged. “It costs us thousands of dollars to […]
Editor's note: To help us celebrate our Building Blocks of Everything theme, our friends at Chemical & Engineering News offered to share some of their reports throughout the week. We're glad to be able to share their materials expertise. Show More Summary
The race to extract natural resources continues to dominate the Arctic agenda, and the hydrocarbon and mineral potential of the Hudson Bay region of Canada has become an investigative industry of its own. Of the 130 companies exploring...Show More Summary
The New York Times notes the paradox of Jeb Bush’s early campaign: “He is well out in front in the race for elite Republican donors and for the support of the party’s establishment. But he is unpopular with many in [...] The post Bush Confronts ‘Family Fatigue’ in Iowa appeared first on Political Wire.
The race is on for many teams looking to retain their soon-to-be free agents. What a time to be a league average quarterback. Note the term "league average" in that sentence. The reality is that the state of quarterbacking in the NFL...Show More Summary