When we speak of translation in these end-of-days, it is often in the loftiest of tones, as though it were a sacred duty undertaken by devoted adepts prostrating themselves before the altar of language. The self is renounced, the greed for authorship forsworn in service of a greater calling, which is no less than bridging the gaps between the peoples and cultures of the world. … [Read more...] about Trash Talk: On Translating Garbage
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UPDATE - 15.04.2019 No, these are not just more G20 BMW M3 spy pictures. Well, ok, they are, but the car in focus is the first to be seen with a set of gold brake calipers. Unless BMW is making major changes to its caliper colour palette, this means today’s Nurburgring test car is running with carbon ceramic brake discs. Let the speculation begin. Now, this could either … [Read more...] about BMW M3 G80 caught testing: Update!
UPDATE - 07.02.2019 A constant flow of information from rumourville has prevented the next BMW M3 from slipping far from our minds. But today, our spy photographers have given us the most tangible thing we can get our teeth into: new pictures of the G80-generation super saloon testing out in public. They provide us with the clearest glimpse of what's to come from a model due to … [Read more...] about BMW M3 G80 seen testing: Update!
Jalopnik Reviews All of our test drives in one convenient place. A hairdresser’s car? A worthy alternative to the Porsche Boxster? The savior of BMW’s sports cars in a time when that market is declining? A Toyota Supra? The 2019 BMW Z4 M40i could be all of those—and maybe a bit more than people will give it credit for. (Full Disclosure: BMW needed me to … [Read more...] about The 2019 BMW Z4 Isn’t a Hardcore Sports Car, but Here’s Why That’s Okay
Heinrich Harder, Pteranodon. Reconstructed by Hans Jochen Ihle, 1982. Most dinosaurs are dusted off as fragmentary skeletons. Paleontologists like Stephen Brusatte, author of the recent book, The Rise and Fall of Dinosaurs, say they are “scrappy.” But those few bones can be enough to describe a new species, and on average, a new species is discovered every week. We … [Read more...] about The Surprising History (and Future) of Dinosaurs