Ebay Bad Idea of the Day - 2007 Porsche Cayman

Reading today's list of "The Ten Most Weirdly Practical Cars Ever" I was reminded of the Porsche Cayman's existence and much like Mr. Perkins I popped over to eBay to see what they were going for these days and while I was there stumbled across this little... umm... diamond in the rough? » 12/02/14 10:00am 12/02/14 10:00am

"Low Tire Pressure" as actually a great warning in current GM vehicles as it tells you the air pressure in each individual tire right on your dash. Of course that doesnt mean it's right, I had one of my tires replaced by a third party vendor and now the pressure it reads is off bu about 8psi, which is fine is summer,… » 11/24/14 5:12pm 11/24/14 5:12pm

It's not a fighter plane, but the SR-71's absurd speed and its suite of avionics and reconnaissance equipment certainly put it in a different class than anything else in its day, and much of the tech that saw its start with it is evident in current generation planes, even if they aren't quite as impressive. » 9/19/14 11:38am 9/19/14 11:38am

Not my car, but on my Ducati I regularly filter up to the front of a line of traffic at a light. Most of the time it goes fine other than someone getting mad that I'm "cutting" and honking at me and if I can see it coming I get into a real lane as soon as I see traffic moving ahead of me. I was going up to a light and… » 9/15/14 11:59am 9/15/14 11:59am

That's about the going rate for basic mid grade camera for television use (adjusted for inflation). They're always insured and that sort of fall would hardly hurt it. Speaking from experience I've watched camera ops I'm in charge of drop a camera like that onto a court and have it bounce halfway back up. It's never… » 8/20/14 12:33am 8/20/14 12:33am