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10 Cars That Weigh More Than the 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew

OFFICIAL: 2015 Ford F-150 is a Lightweight<p>When Ford released an update on the 2015 F-150 earlier this week, the dramatic difference in weight between the 2014 steel-body and 2015 aluminum-body F-150 Lariat SuperCrew caught our attention. According to Ford, the 2015 F-150 Lariat’s aluminum-alloy …

BMW i9 Supercar Will Celebrate Automaker's 100th

BMW’s new lineup of I cars currently consists of the i3 and i8, which should be joined by other models in the future. A report by <i>Auto Motor und Sport</i> suggests that a BMW i9 is in the works, which would be a more extreme version of the i8.<p>The German magazine also reports that it would arrive in 2016 …

Cadillac Escalade: The bling king’s new clothes

The year is 1999, a time of bliss and abundance for SUVs. The rectilinear giants roam the land, stopping only to drink deeply at roadside springs and billabongs. It is a mid-Jurassic golden age, and conditions are ripe for the emergence of an alpha-beast, which they would call Escalade.<p>In a …

General Motors

McLaren to Unveil P1 GTR Concept at Pebble Beach

McLaren has confirmed it will reveal the P1 GTR design concept at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The P1 GTR is a track-focused version of the road-going $1.15 million P1 hypercar, available only to original purchasers of the P1. Buyers of the P1 GTR will be purchasing a comprehensive …

New moon is April 15-16

New moon is April 16 at 01:57 UTC … the evening of April 15 for the Americas. Especially in North America, you might see an extremely young moon, …

The Week in Review: Iraq Uprising

Inside Flipboard / June 20, 2014<p>Formerly associated with al-Qaeda, militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have crossed the border …

UN: 50,000 children could die of hunger, disease in South Sudan

Tens of thousands of children in South Sudan could die this year without assistance from aid agencies, the United Nations said on Saturday, as it appealed for more than $1 billion to help those hit by six months of civil war.<p>Fighting that erupted in December has driven 1.5 million people from their …