Ken Block’s Gymkhana Five

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Ken Block hooning about in a cloud of tire smoke in one of his famous Gymkhana videos. The YouTube legend took to the streets of San Francisco for his fifth Gymkhana video. He continues his war on tires with donuts around trams, a visit from Travis Pastrana and a visit to world-famous Lombard Street. Continue reading

Ken Block Gymkhana 4

It’s been about 11 months since we last saw Ken Block hooning about in his Ford Fiesta in his Gymkhana 3 video. Well, the unquestioned master of viral drifting videos is back with Gymkhana 4. This time, Ken slings his Fiesta around the backlot at Universal Studio. Rather than just speed, smoke and sideways cars, this edition adds explosions, gorilla suits, crashing through brick buildings and even Epic Meal Time. There are even homages to famous movies in there too. It’s a Gymkhana with something for everyone. Continue reading

Ken Block Gymkhana: The Complete Collection

If you’re a fan of cars, drifting, viral videos or all of the above, you’ve probably heard of American rally driver Ken Block. To keep in practice for rally events, he found his claim to fame. That’s something called Gymkhana. In proper gymkhana, drivers drive a course that sees them spins, handbrake turns and other spectacular maneuvers. For Block, there is no course, just the spectacular moves of his gymkhana video series. Continue reading

Sunday Link-Off: Tech Wars

The new TV season kicks off tomorrow. To celebrate, here’s Chuck (and Mass Effect 2) star Yvonne Strahovski.

Let’s kick off the links with this great, in-depth Q&A with Los Angeles Dodgers play-by-play man and the voice of baseball Vin Scully. (Big League Stew)

A lot has been made over the Reggie Bush scandal and there are very few voices of reason. Fortunately, Sir Charles Barkley is here to set the record straight: Everybody gets paid. (Out of Bounds)

Have you seen the new Twitter yet? I opined about it in this week’s Humanoids column but here’s a more in-depth look at how it works. (Lifehacker)

After the jump, a look at the new F1 video game, scads of tech links, and Ken Block’s Gymkhana. Continue reading

Wednesday Link-Off: Learning Something New

blake-lively-nylon-5When in doubt, Blake Lively is the smart way to go.

So what have we learned about Andre Agassi before reading his book. Well, he took crystal meth and now we know that he was a hustler. (FanIQ)

Want to be on the FOX NFL Pregame show? Then you should review this secret internal memo so you know what you’d be in for. (Sports Pickle)

Hockey is full of weird superstitions. I didn’t know that the order of the team as they walked out of the dressing room was one of them. (Globe and Mail)

After the jump, loads of hockey links, a new way to learn how to drive, and a new way to drive in the snow. Continue reading