“Anish Kapoor owns the exclusive rights to Surrey NanoSystems’ Vantablack paint, which is made from carbon nanotubes that are capable of trapping and absorbing 99.965% of visible light. ... Kapoor’s ownership means no one else can use VantaBlack, but thankfully”
This isn’t really true, I’m afraid. Kapoor has an… Read more
Motherfucker, PLEASE. The book isn’t anti-autonomous cars at all. I fucking WISH writing anti-Tesla articles made one tiny bit of difference on book sales. It doesn’t. And I’m not anti-Tesla. But if this is your reaction to this story, perhaps you should seek out your clergyperson or a trusted relative. Maybe a… Read more
I think you’re misinterpreting the quote. You’re correct that inclusivity is about lifting unheard voices, but inclusivity also asks that we quiet the voices that have traditionally dominated the conversation in order to make space for those unheard voices. It’s about leveling the playing field: that straight guy has… Read more
This comment gave me a good laugh, thank you!
Thank you for the kind words! I completely understand the frustration you can have with the comments section. It can be really disheartening to find that so many people you spend time with can be incredibly intolerant. Every so often, I get really down on racing for the same reason. And then I find an organization… Read more
Thank you for the kind words!
Last year in Austin before the F1 race, my wife and I drove up to meet our fellow Jalops, and some of the writers for the site. We ended up hanging out and sharing a table with a two really cool young men, and about 30 minutes into our conversation, I realized they were an item. Read more
I only recently heard about Out Motorsports a few weeks ago. Somebody shared a post about them in a Midwest racing group on Facebook and I bought a t-shirt immediately. If my wearing it ever helps anybody feel more welcome, excellent. I didn’t know they had memberships. I’ll be happy to join today. Read more
Jalopnik was probably the first car website I remember bringing up the discussion about diversity and inclusion in car culture. It’s one of the reasons I like this website so much, and I’m proud to show it to the world everyday. I know the article isn’t about Jalopnik, but hat tip to you guys for the amazing work…
I think Hades pulls the rug out from the argument that an easy mode cheapens anything. Its God Mode gives you +20% defense, then +2% every time you die up to a cap of 80%. Now, besides being incredibly well designed in other aspects that reward you with tools to make yourself better at the game, this makes the curve… Read more
wow i didn’t expect to snortle my afternoon coffee all over my desk