Adam Quartier

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Puff, the Dangerous Driver: Is Doping and Driving Safe?

The scientific community may not have made up its mind, but to us it's obvious: Doping and driving don't mix.<p>From the June 1980 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>As marijuana becomes more common in our society, so does driving under its influence, and although there is little if any statistical proof that …

General Motors

Keep Dying In 'Destiny' And 'Call Of Duty'? It Could Be Your TV's Fault

If you’ve ever wielded a joystick in anger, you’ll almost certainly have felt cheated at some point.<p>Maybe you’re just about to beat down a rival player from behind in Destiny only for them to miraculously spin round and smash you first. Maybe you’d swear you had the drop on another Call Of Duty or …

To Honor The 20th Anniversary Of ‘True Lies,’ Here Are Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 20 Greatest Line Readings

On this, the 20th anniversary of the release of that seminal ’90s classic, <i>True Lies</i>, won’t you please spare a moment to appreciate one of the greatest thespian talents of this (or any other) age? No, not Tom Arnold. Who even are you? I’m talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger. The man sh*ts brilliant …

Beetee has a message for President Snow in second “Mockingjay” trailer

President Snow makes another propaganda speech — but this one gets interrupted<p>In the first trailer for "Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part I," the tyrannical President Snow (Donald Sutherland) appears to be in full control of Panem, but the second trailer, released Wednesday, suggests that an uprising …

The Real Reason Pot Is Still Illegal

<i>This story was reported in partnership with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute.</i><p>Patrick Kennedy, son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, did …

From chainsaws to vibrators: six of the best outlandish video game controllers

In trying to get the player closer to the game, developers have offered a mad array of different controllers over the years<p><b>1 Steel Battalion – the cockpit controller</b><p>Capcom's Steel Battalion asked players to climb into the virtual cockpit of a towering military robot; the giant "mechas" so popular …

Which Type of Wood Should You Use for Smoking Meat?

All wood is not created equal when it comes to smoking meat. That being said, don't overthink it.<p>Call it an inflammatory statement, but when your barbecuing friends put on airs like Eastern mystics as they rhapsodize about the woods they use to smoke with, <b>you have our permission to call them out</b> …

BBQ

Beats' Star-Studded World Cup Ad Will Give You the Chills

Just when you thought you'd had more than your fill of World Cup hype, Beats by Dre goes and gets involved.<p>The music company, which Apple confirmed …

Is Miley Cyrus's Bangerz Tour Really That NSFW?

Ever since she kicked off her Bangerz tour in February, Miley Cyrus continues to make headlines with her outrageous onstage antics. Whether she's riding a giant hotdog, putting a fan's thong in her mouth or performing in her underwear, Cyrus has managed to shock and outrage with each and every …

The 10 Best Kids Movies Ever

Long before we ever saw a film by Tarantino, Scorsese, Kubrick, or Coppola; or held our breaths during our first horror flick; or held hands with a crush through a romantic comedy, we watched movies aimed at kids. The best kids' movies unite generation after generation of film lovers who know a …

8 Beers That You Should Stop Drinking Immediately

Here are the 8 beers that are commonly found in bars in United States that you should stop drinking immediately.<p>Many of us choose what we eat very …

Jack White's 15 Best Cover Songs

Jack White has made his name over the past decade-and-a-half by making music that injects the pure, potent sentiments of the past with a fresh manic …

Jack White

Linkin Park Vow 'Hunting Party' LP Is 'F--king Crazy the Whole Time'

In a new exclusive video for <i>Rolling Stone</i>, Linkin Park rapper and multi-instrumentalist Mike Shinoda explains how he drew inspiration from an article …

Music

Foo Fighters Dave Grohl: 'The fuck I'm going to become a drummer-for-hire'

It's November 1995, over a year since Kurt Cobain's death, and Dave Grohl isfacing a day of questions about Courtney Love and Nirvana. Written by Everett True for Melody Maker and taken from Rock's Backpages, we return to the band's first UK interview - following news of their eighth studio album<p>• …

Mario Kart 8 review

Can Nintendo's famous racer help reverse the Wii U's fortunes? When it is as good as this, says Tom Hoggins, it just might have a chance.<p><b>Format</b> Wii U <b><br>Developer</b> Nintendo EAD <b><br>Publisher</b> Nintendo <b><br>Released</b> 30 May 2014<p><i>Of course</i> one of the starting lines is a battenburg cake. Neatly baked into a golden …

Mario Kart

The New 'Edge of Tomorrow' Extended Trailer Is Worth Playing on Repeat

"Live. Die. Repeat." is the mantra in the new, extended trailer for "Edge of Tomorrow," and that's an accurate description for the film that's been pegged as a sci-fi version of "Groundhog Day."<p>Tom Cruise stars as Lt. Col. Bill Cage, who's sent to battle a mysterious alien race that's taken over …

Airport Security Video Shows Wobbly Teen Stowaway Shortly After Landing

A teenage stowaway who miraculously survived a 5 ½-hour flight from California to Hawaii is seen wobbling around the Hawaiian Airlines jet shortly after it landed in airport security footage obtained by NBC News on Tuesday.<p>Yahya Abdi, 15, is seen in the 6-minute clip dropping to the tarmac from the …

Maui

Study examines achievement gap between Asian American, white students

A growing achievement gap between Asian American students and their white classmates is due largely to greater work effort and cultural attitudes, not innate cognitive ability, researchers say.<p>In a study published Monday in the journal PNAS, two sociology professors found that Asian Americans enter …

Equality

Will Star Wars: Episode 7 be the first $3bn movie?

You have to wonder what old Ben Kenobi, aka Alec Guinness, would have thought about the spectacular levels of hype currently enveloping JJ Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII. The actor was pretty dismissive of the iconic trilogy that hit cinemas between 1977 and 1983, and his part in it. Yet most of …

Watch the Ferrari LaFerrari get put through its paces by Top Gear and Evo

Do you know what today is? Well, besides being the anniversary of the signing of the Louisiana Purchase (thanks France!), Consumer Protection Day in Thailand and Michael Waltrip's birthday, April 30 marks the expiration of the first of two embargoes on the Ferrari LaFerrari.<p>That means you're …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Geology

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50 Frustrating Moments Everyone Experiences While Playing Games

Escort missions. Not being able to pause when you need to. Never having a line piece appear in Tetris.<p>There are a ton of little aggravating things …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …