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McLaren at last confirms the P1's performance figures

Brace yourselves people, for McLaren has announced the performance figures for the P1. The numbers are alarmingly… small. And also quite big – the claimed combined fuel figure, for instance, is 34.0mpg.But that’s not the one you’re really after is it? Here’s what you need to know. We’ll be back …

McLaren

Range Rover gets stretched

Unless you’re, say, an especially tall giraffe or Jeremy Clarkson, it’s unlikely you’ll find the standard Range Rover too tight for space in the back.<p>But for those who require a little more length from their luxury 4x4 limo, Land Rover has today pulled the (very long) covers from the long wheelbase …

Land Rover

The Gallardo LP560-2, Lamborghini’s white ghost

“If you just want to know the time, buy a Seiko.” That was my late father-in-law’s justification for owning a beautiful, if anachronistic, mechanical Rolex wristwatch.<p>The 2013 Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-2 50˚ Anniversario is a stripped-down, rear-wheel-drive, manual-transmission, limited-edition …

Lamborghini

Wrangler Willys v Filson Brute: The $100,000 question

Going off road is a Wrangler’s raison d'être, but the path towards Jeep ownership is a winding one, filled with alluring gullies and washouts to explore.<p>Take, for instance, the Filson Edition AEV Brute. It starts life as a Wrangler Unlimited four-door model, and it leaves the AEV skunk works with …

Autos

Mercedes’ Vision GT: Now for sale

Remember the Mercedes-Benz Vision Gran Turismo? Of course you do.<p>It's that insanely evil concept car commissioned by Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi to appear exclusively in GT6. Merc even built a full-scale static model for last month's Los Angeles auto show to scare people.<p>Now news has …

Automotive Design

Powerful Split Portrait of a 7-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

Noah is a 7-year-old cancer survivor who was first diagnosed with AML, a rare and aggressive form of Leukemia, at the tender age of four. His incredible story is visually told through this powerful before and after split portrait, which shows the brave, little guy's journey as a cancer patient with …

Cancer

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Where Should A New CEO Focus First?

Long-standing CEOs almost universally say their number one job is to own and drive vision and values. At the same time, their common regret is not moving faster to get people in appropriate roles. Reflecting back, CEOs talk about how surprised they were by how lonely the job is, and both the …

5 Technological Breakthroughs Your Website Redesign Must Have - Small Business Trends

Advancement in design and programming technology makes for a perfect storm: Now is the best time to redo your website.<p>Technology breakthroughs are …

Entrepreneurs: Delegate Before You Have To, Say Your Most Successful Peers

<i>Some 30 years ago, I began work on my first book</i>: <b>Sweat Equity</b> <i>which profiled Americas best entrepreneurs. I thought it would be fun to go back and revisit some of the lessons that my co-author Geoffrey N. Smith and I developed, the ones that have stood the test of time. Today, a lesson many of us</i> …

Why Millionaires Are Lining Up To Help Students Pay Off Debt

Upstart backers must earn $200,000/year or have a $1 million net worth. Upstart.com Upstart, a company aimed at helping college students-turned-entrepreneurs raise funds for business endeavors (and pay off lingering student debt), is barely a year old and already has wealthy entrepreneurs lining up …

No one is talking about the implicit costs of entrepreneurship

There is good news and bad news about entrepreneurship. The good news is that there is emerging global consensus that fostering entrepreneurship should be an integral part of every region’s economic policy. Entrepreneurship is a way to generate growth, with the associated outcomes of dignified …

Entrepreneurship

How to Follow Up After Meeting Someone in Person | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post by John Corcoran.</i><p>Last year, AoM published a thorough guide on How to Network Effectively, written by Antonio. As he …

How Your Press Releases Can Grab the Most Attention

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>There’s been a lot of recent attention paid to press releases and the links within them, which are the subject of new guidance from search giant Google. Fact is, most PR pros will see little if any impact on the results their news releases garner.<p>The …

‘Preachers of L.A.’: New Reality Show Sparks Major Controversy Among Christians

There’s a show coming this fall to Oxygen that is already sparking controversy. The reality program “Preachers of L.A.” will follow the lavish lives and booming careers of six mega pastors — Clarence McClendon, Deitrick Haddon (one of the show’s producers), Jay Haizlip, Noel Jones, Wayne Chaney and …

United States is raising a nation of savages

Christopher Lane was gunned down in cold blood – shot in the back as he jogged alongside a road in Duncan, Okla. His alleged attackers were teenagers who told police they were bored and killed the college athlete for “the fun of it.”<p>The 22-year-old was attending school at East Central University – …

‘Do You Believe God Can Save a Football Team?’ Entire High School Team Reportedly Commits to Christ

A well-known Baptist pastor claims to have converted an entire high school football team to Christianity over the weekend.<p>New Birth Missionary Baptist Church led by Bishop Eddie Long posted on Facebook that it welcomed the Towers High School football team to the “Kingdom” Sunday.<p>Whole football team …

Football Star’s Bold Magazine Admission: I’m a Christian Who Abstains From Sex and Alcohol

New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara isn’t your average NFL player. Not only does he say some have dubbed him “the black Tim Tebow,” he’s also an unashamed Christian who prides himself on avoiding alcohol, being chaste and living a life devoid of the antics and pleasantries that are …

Can Prayer and the Bible Alone Help Someone Overcome Mental Illness?

Can prayer and the Bible, alone, help someone overcome a serious mental illness? This question is one that LifeWay Research, a faith-based polling firm, recently asked respondents — and the results might not be what you expect.<p>In the wake of a broader discussion in Christian circles about these …

School tries to silence fifth-grader’s speech on religion

<b>Zachary Golob-Drake (WFLA)</b><p>A Florida student writes about injustices committed “In the Name of Religion”<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>December 17, 2013 3:36pm (UTC)<p>Zachary Golob-Drake is the kind of kid any school would be proud to have representing it. And last week, the Tampa, Fla., fifth-grader won a …

Why Teachers of Color Quit

Low pay and high stress drive black and Latino teachers to leave the profession at higher rates than their white peers.<p>I became a teacher because of where I came from.<p>I grew up in a middle-class family with immigrant parents from Mexico and Ecuador. When I was four years old, we moved to a …

Eating nuts during pregnancy is safe, new research suggests

Advice to pregnant women to avoid eating nuts may have been not only misleading but at odds with the potential benefits for offspring of doing so, according to research that has found children could be less likely to develop nut allergies if their mothers eat nuts during pregnancy.<p>The study of more …