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Porsche Takes Le Mans Momentum To the Nurburgring, Nabs WEC Pole

Remember the FIA World Endurance Championship? It's been a while.<p>When the World Endurance Championship for sports cars and sports prototypes last met, Porsche's 919 program wrote itself into the books of history with a dramatic 1-2 finish at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was undoubtedly the pinnacle …

Weekly Recap: Ford Ranger, 'Dodge' Barracuda poised for returns?

Plus: Notes On Justin Wilson, The Army's New Tactical Vehicle, And Used Car Prices<p>Rumors flew this week that several of Detroit's favorite nameplates, the Ranger, Bronco, and Barracuda are set to return.<p>The Ranger could be built at Ford's Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI, the <i>Detroit News</i> …

Week of 8.24.15

We're back, once again, with another big helping of <i>Autoblog</i> Video Brunch. We've got a ton of great stuff this week, simply because we've been all over the world experiencing car shows, new car test drives, and more.<p>You'll want to scroll through the slideshow above to see all the latest and greatest</i> …

2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country first-drive – Swedish Oddball

The Swedes aren’t the first people you’d associate with wacky projects, but the 2016 Volvo S60 Cross Country may force us to change that perception. …

This nearly impossible Super Mario Maker stage is my white whale

A lot of people think that the Mario 2D platforming games are easy. They probably believe this because they’ve never played the Super Mario World special stages or got all the big coins in New Super Mario Bros. U. But the thing about Super Mario Maker is that you can stumble across a nearly …

Retrogaming

Andrew Zimmern's 10 Favorite Rice Dishes

Sure, I love the classics, but some of these favorites of mine might be new to you and I hope you try them. I could have made a list of 30. Limiting …

Dell revives the Alienware 18, upgrades its smaller gaming laptops

It's a rare, satisfying feeling when a community rallies together to ask a company to bring back a discontinued product and it <i>actually</i> works. Today is one of those days: Dell announced at PAX that it's bringing back the Alienware 18 -- the most powerful portable gaming machine the company's ever …

Solitaire gets a much-needed makeover in this new mobile game

The ubiquitous card game has been redesigned for your iPhone<p>Zach Gage hates Solitaire. More specifically, he’s not a fan of the way the game has changed as it shifted from a physical card game to perhaps the most played video game of all time, thanks to the version that comes bundled with every …

Game Development

Lara Croft Go simplifies the classic action franchise in the best way

Last year, Hitman Go made an excellent case for how many video game genres are far more simple than we think they are. It turned stealth into a board game, and it succeeded more triumphantly than it had any right to.<p><i>Check out our</i> <i>Reviews Vault</i> <i>for past game reviews.</i><p>Out today for iOS (reviewed), …

Tomb Raider

Mobile ad costs rise as marketers pay more to target the right audiences

The cost per install (CPI) for acquiring mobile users rose in July, showing that marketers are willing to pay more to get ads in front of the right audiences.<p>Fiksu, a mobile-marketing firm in Boston, reported that its data for July also showed that the cost to acquire loyal users (CPLU, or the cost …

Mobile

Alienware refreshes its X51 desktop and laptops in time for PAX Prime

Alienware is launching a refresh of its Alienware X51 desktop computer and three new laptops with 4K performance. The machines carry the signature alien logo and are aimed squarely at gamers.<p>These new 4K-capable machines are likely to run the new Intel Skylake central processing unit, but those …

Computer Hardware

The newest Tomb Raider is a beautiful mobile puzzle game

Lara Croft Go is part Tomb Raider, part Monument Valley<p><i>Hitman Go</i> was a wonderful surprise. The mobile game took the core of the <i>Hitman</i> franchise — sneaking around and killing people — and turned it into digital board game, where a cold-blooded assassin was just a piece you moved around a board. It …

Tomb Raider

This is either Michael Fassbender in Assassin's Creed, or a really weird poster for Steve Jobs

Michael Fassbender is an actor. A very good actor. The first time you saw him was probably in Quentin Tarantino's <i>Inglorious Basterds</i>. Or maybe <i>X-Men: First Class</i>, when he played Young Magneto. And if you're like me, you've watched as he's gone on to show up in pretty much everything. <i>Shame</i> …

Acts of intolerance tarnish efforts to welcome migrants in Germany

As the wind blew from the east, an acrid smell drifted off the still-smouldering sports centre. Before the blaze broke out, the building was slated to serve as housing for a group of 100 asylum seekers, the first to arrive in Nauen, a small town west of Berlin. No longer: The charred shell, burned …

Google Street View car pureed at Spanish tomato-throwing festival

Tomatina festivalgoers wreck vehicle sent in to film pitched battle between juice-drenched fruit flingers, breaking windows, mirrors and cameras<p>When Google sent a Street View car into the Tomatina festival the plan was to capture “the magic and colour” of the messy event from all angles, but …

Palestinian Artist Thrown Out of Dismaland for Anti-Israel Protest

Claire Hayhurst—PA Photos/Landov<p>Yui Mok—PA Photos/Landov<p>Yui Mok—PA Photos/Landov<p>PA Images/Sipa USA<p>Yui Mok—PA Photos/Landov<p>Yui Mok—PA Photos/Landov<p>Yui …

Probe ordered into police brutality at Ahmedabad rally

The Gujarat High Court has asked the Ahmedabad police to investigate alleged police brutality during this week's massive protests by the Patel community over reservation policies.<p>At least seven people were killed in unrest across the state, and the notice issued on Thursday gave the police two …

India

Poland: Please stop looking for that ghost Nazi train rumored to be full of gold

"I'm certain the train exists, but it might contain dangerous materials from World War Two," said Piotr Zuchowski, Poland's head of national heritage.<p>The Polish government said "foragers" have become active near the town of Walbrzych in Poland where the 500-foot long train was reportedly found in …

Europe
Weather

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

10 Luxurious Cabins That Are Well Worth the Trip

These far-flung resorts bring new meaning to getting away.<p>When you <i>need</i> to get away, a trip outside town isn't going to cut it. You need remote, you need relaxation, and you need luxury. We've picked out the world's most luxurious cabins, all of which are a flight and a bumpy Jeep ride away.

Australian National Parks