Jeremy Clarkson Makes Jabs At BBC In New Amazon Commercial

As the former Top Gear hosts prepare to make their way into Amazon’s television lineup, Jeremy Clarkson began his company advertising in the most predictable way possible—making jabs at former employer BBC.

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It Doesn’t Even Matter That Button Sat Out F1 Mexican Grand Prix Qualifying

Poor Jenson Button. He already accrued a fifty-place grid penalty for doing two engine swaps in his McLaren Honda Formula One car over the course of the Mexican Grand Prix weekend. Now one of them has an issue they couldn’t diagnose before qualifying. Not that it matters. He’s starting from the back anyway.

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This Photo Tour Of The USAF’s “Grim Reapers” F-15 Squadron Will Give You Shivers

Master photographer Rich Cooper recently embedded with the 493rd Fighter Squadron “Grim Reapers” based at RAF Lakenheath in England to capture day-to-day operations of the famed F-15C/D Eagle unit. The results of which are the series of haunting photos laid out below.

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From Hosts Of Racing To Ghosts Of Racing: How These Famous Tracks Fell Into Despair

Racing has never been a cheap endeavor, and that goes for the venues that host racing as well. One day a race track can be home to cars thundering down the asphalt before thousands of cheering fans, only to turn into an abandoned, weedy eyesore when their fortunes change for the worse. These are the stories of some of America’s ghost tracks.

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Russian Metrojet Airliner Crashes On The Sinai Peninsula With 224 On Board

Kogalymavia Flight 9268, belonging to a Russian airline known as Metrojet, was an Airbus A321 beginning its route from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt to St. Petersburg, Russia when it went missing just 23 minutes after departure. The aircraft was flying at 31,000 feet. The weather in the area was clear at the time.

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