Near-Supersonic Gulfstream 650 Unveiled, Steve Jobs Gets Excited

The new Gulfstream 650 was unveiled yesterday at their Savannah factory. Yes Steve Jobs, yes Al Gore, yes Kevin Rose, this one can take you anywhere in the world with its 7,000 nautical miles range at a top speed of Mach 0.925 (704mph,) almost the speed of sound at a 41,000-feet altitude. You and your 99,600-pound… »3/14/08 10:30am3/14/08 10:30am

His Royal Steveness a Late Entry for 2007's Best-Dressed Lists

Dear Steve, I knew you could do it— get away from that zen-inspired "one single look means one minute in the closet" sartorial philosophy. But a shirt and tie? Oh, my son, you look positively ravishing. Look how the silver tie brings out the distinguished saltiness of your hair, puts a ruddy fairness in your cheeks, … »12/11/07 6:16am12/11/07 6:16am

Speaking of Al Gore, we just read that the veep-turned-eco-warrior won't make it to the upcoming nup

Speaking of Al Gore, we just read that the veep-turned-eco-warrior won't make it to the upcoming nuptials of Google co-founder Larry Page and his betrothed, the very lucky Lucy Southworth. Gore will be off in Oslo picking up his prize, but he does hope to video-conference in to the reception. You tried, Larry, but… »11/14/07 9:40am11/14/07 9:40am

21-Green-Gadget Salute to Al Gore, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize today. The former vice prez was honored for his tireless efforts to let everyone know that climate change is real and that we should all be pretty damned scared about it. We certainly are, but we've been thinking the sky is falling for the past couple of decades at least. Anyway, to… »10/12/07 12:20pm10/12/07 12:20pm

New Audiobooks From iTunes Store Won't Play on iPods; Lazy People Weep

Too-busy-to-read (or slackass) bibliophiles are in for a surprise if they grab Al Gore's latest account of his hunt for Manbearpig from the iTunes Store. Apple has confirmed that The Assault on Reason, as well as a number of other new books released on the iTunes Store will not play on iPods, though they will in… »5/29/07 11:45am5/29/07 11:45am