Tag Archives: Jalopnik

Kick Your Halloween Decorations Up a Notch With a $28 Fog Machine

I’m not sure if I can think of a good use for a fog machine other than as a Halloween decoration or a prop for professional sports teams’ starting lineup introductions, but still, it might be worth checking out for $28 with promo code RXRK78RP.

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The Spare Tire Windshield Washer System in Old Volkswagens Is Both Ridiculous and Clever

As a painful-to-be-around hardcore old air-cooled Volkswagen geek, I sometimes forget that the arcane details and quirks of these old cars are not necessarily common knowledge to everyone. That’s why I was actually surprised to find that some of my colleagues—equally hardcore gearheads though they are—didn’t know the…

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How the Universe Ends

Somewhere between a second and a millennium from now, you will die. Your body and all of its parts will cease functioning and rejoin the Earth as regular, lifeless stuff. The Earth, too, will die, engulfed by an expanding, aging Sun. The Sun will burn off all of its fuel and end up a white dwarf, then burn out and…

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Boy, am I glad to see you again.

Boy, am I glad to see you again. It’s a new week, and that means we get to start a whole new oil-soaked journey down the rich, twisty highway of automotive everything together, again! Hot damn, right? Metaphorically cram into the back seat of that Fronte with me, as Smokey McTurtleneck and Flora Print there hop in the…

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This $16 Anker Charger Includes Custom LED Lighting and a Car Battery Monitor

Just when you thought you had car chargers pegged, Anker went out and made the smartest one you’ve ever seen.

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Put Dinner Prep On Fast Forward With a $60 Discount On the Instant Pot Ultra

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you can make meal prep easier with the best deal ever on the 8 qt. Instant Pot Ultra. At just $120, it’s actually the same price today as the miniature 3 qt. model, and $30 less than the 6 qt.

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Report: Hurricane Michael’s Storm Surge Dredged Up 119-Year-Old Vessels Wrecked By Carrabelle Hurricane 

Hurricane Michael, an unprecedented storm that slammed into the Florida Panhandle at Category 4 strength, may well be an harbinger of things to come in a world where climate change is poised to make such devastating hurricanes all the more likely. But it also gave us a look at the past in the form of destroyed vessels…

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Lewis Hamilton Didn’t Win His Fifth Championship This Weekend, But He Was On The Daily Show And That’s Kind Of The Same Thing

In an extended nine-minute interview with The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah got to the basics of what makes Lewis Hamilton who he is. Lewis has a tradition of touring the American talk show scene during the week prior to the U.S. Grand Prix, including a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live two years ago, and Ellen last year. He is a…

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Kimi Raikkonen Wins First F1 Race in Five Years in Stunner of a U.S. Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen’s down to his last few races with the Ferrari Formula One team before he heads to Sauber, but he reminded everyone Sunday not to count him out yet. In an unpredictable, edge-of-your-seat type of U.S. Grand Prix, Raikkonen won his first F1 race since 2013 while Lewis Hamilton’s fifth-career title got put…

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This One-Of-Two Consulier GTP Sport Was The Ugliest Way To Go Really Fast In The ’90s

The absolute holy grail of Turbo Dodge performance, this Shelby-upgraded 2.2-liter turbo featherweight track car remains the best car to ever be built in Florida. Weighing just under 1900 pounds and flaunting over 225 horsepower thanks to a rare 16-valve Shelby cylinder head, a big T3 turbo, and a fifth fuel injector,…

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