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10 Racing Films to Stream Online

Car racing fans, start your engines. The Grand Prix and the Indianapolis 500, two of the biggest events in worldwide racing, are both taking place this weekend. And, of course, there’s also the premiere of the new season of Top Gear on Memorial Day itself, Monday, May 30, 9/8c. If that’s not enough for you, […]

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A Gearhead’s Must-Watch: ‘Weekend of a Champion’

With the Monaco Grand Prix taking place this weekend—and the new season of Top Gear premiering Monday—it’s a perfect occasion to take a look at Weekend of a Champion, Roman Polanski‘s documentary about Jackie Stewart, his friend and three-time Grand Prix winner, in the famed race in 1971. Although you can now watch the movie […]

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Personality Quiz: Which Luxury Sports Car Should You Drive?

We’re sure this is a problem that lots of you have: which luxury sports car to buy? Who among us hasn’t sat up nights pondering this question? And if there are any of you who haven’t, you’re probably going to start once the new season of Top Gear premieres Monday, May 30 at 9/8c. As […]

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‘Top Gear’ Around the World

Britain may have lost its actual empire, but it still retains global domination in the form of the hit car show, Top Gear, which has the distinction of being the most-watched factual program on the planet. And there’s not just the original British version of Top Gear, the one that begins its 23rd season on […]

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Driving Playlist: 13 Songs to Rev You Up

There’s a reason that carmakers emphasize audio systems so much in their sales pitches: car music is an important soundtrack in many people’s lives. Similarly, songs about cars are more than just tunes to drive to—they’re about hopes and dreams, with roads as metaphors for where people have come from and where they’re going. Car […]

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10 of Our Favorite Movie Car Chases Ever

When you think about it, what’s more typical of our modern age than a movie car chase? After all, automobiles and the motion picture were invented within years of each other, at the end of the 19th century. While movies recorded action, cars provided actual movement. Put them together in a chase—adding the obsessions of […]

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10 Lesser-Known Members of the British Royal Family

You know all the top royals—the Queen, of course, and then kings-in-waiting Princes Charles, William and George. And don’t forget the wildly popular Prince Harry, fourth in line to become king. They’re the A-listers of the royal family, and we’re fascinated by them in large part because of their proximity to the throne. If you […]

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Top Gear Thursday: James May Tackles the ‘Monty Hall Problem’

On this week’s James May’s Man Lab, James takes on game theory. Or, really, game show theory. James sets out to explain the famous “Monty Hall Problem,” the counter-intuitive probability puzzle that sprang from the show Let’s Make a Deal. As you’ll remember, host Monty Hall would tell contestants to select from three doors, behind […]

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Top Gear Thursday: James May Tries Herding Cats

The phrase “herding cats” is commonly used to describe endeavors in which leaders or managers try to organize or coordinate individuals (like felines) who are inherently unable to be coerced into any sort of group activity. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that herding cats is exactly what James May attempts to do in next week’s […]

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