I've always found it kind of funny how any remote controlled aircraft is a drone in modern parlance. I remember FAO Schwartz selling remote control helicopters with cameras mounted on them in their catalogs back in the '90s, and nobody considered them anything other than a children's toy. » 7/24/14 8:39pm 55 minutes ago

Actually, more to do with cost. Bigger windows means a more robust and complex crash structure to compensate, which adds weight and cost and glass is already heavier and more expensive than steel to begin with. Plus high belt lines are just the current fashion right now. If companies felt customers wanted more glass… » 7/24/14 8:34pm 59 minutes ago

I have a theorem that Florida is basically the real-life version of Zion from The Matrix. It basically exists as a pressure valve for everyone who, for whatever reason, is incompatible with civil society. Collect them all in one place to reduce the strain on the rest of the system. » 7/24/14 8:27pm Today 8:27pm

No, nearly every car Clarkson hates is nowhere near as bad as he claims. Top Gear is primarily car-based comedy, if you want actual reviews and informed, nonbiased opinions, look elsewhere. The Crossfire is a perfectly fine car if its the sort of thing you're looking for. » 7/23/14 8:59pm Yesterday 8:59pm

Well, keeping in mind that reasonably priced convertibles are an increasingly endangered species combined with the fact that convertibles are of limited practicality in most of the country for a good part of the year, and therefore mostly purchased as second cars, this makes sense. » 7/23/14 8:24pm Yesterday 8:24pm

That was never on the table, at least not after the first few months. You could build a whole new ship exactly like it in 18 months for $500 million, so absolutely no point. The global cruise industry is a bit over capacity right now anyway. » 7/23/14 8:18pm Yesterday 8:18pm