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Metallica Enlist Fans for 'Kill 'Em All' and 'Ride the Lightning' Reissues

The group wants people who have photos or bootleg audio from 1983 to 1985 to send them in for possible inclusion in remastered, deluxe editions, due …

How Electric Superchargers Went from Fantasy to Feasibility

Until recently, electric superchargers may as well have been perpetual motion machines. Thanks to motorsport and advancement in power storage technologies, they're now close to hitting the road.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Chris Philpot)</i><p>Until recently, electric superchargers might as well have been perpetual …

Wal-Mart doubles down on deals, tech as holiday fight starts earlier

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) is leaving nothing to chance in a holiday season it needs to win.<p>The discount retailer is doubling the number of deals it is …

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Historian Dan Snow received hate mail for debunking World War I 'myths'

Dan Snow, the television broadcaster, says angry members of the public abused him when he tried to set the record straight<p>Dan Snow, the historian, has revealed he received hate mail for attempting to debunk the "myths" about the First World War, as he argues glorifying its "awfulness and tragedy" …

As Yosemite Park Turns 150, Charms And Challenges Endure

Yosemite National Park, in California's Sierra Nevada, is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the law that preserved it — and planted the seeds for the National Park system. At the same time, the park faces the challenge of protecting the natural wonders from their own popularity.<p>Since President …

Watch: Inside the Dubai Police Force's Fleet of Supercars

Dubai is a strange and moneyed place, so it makes sense that its police department is quirky and willing to spend cash. Italy might have a cute Lamborghini cop car, but Dubai has an entire <i>fleet</i> of supercars. Vocativ has gone inside the city’s police force to take a closer look at the cars and the …

Supercars

Countdown - Star Wars: Episode VII Edition app review: only for people who are excited

Introduction<p>Star Wars is one of the most beloved franchises in the world, but also one of the hardest ones to get right. Over the years many people …

TheiPhoneAppReview.com

<b>Price: Free <br>Fire Stopper<br>Android Game News Item by AndroidAppsReview.com</b><p>Reviewed by Luke Patrick<p>Here at the Android App Review, it’s no secret that …

DIY Space Suit Chosen For Suborbital And Supersonic Flights

Your essential travel wear for near-space jaunts<p>Tourists, no need to worry about picking an outfit for your suborbital flight—this flexible, comfortable suit has you covered. Final Frontier Design (FFD), a private design firm based in Brooklyn, has partnered with Starfighters Aerospace to further …

Space Exploration

D-Day In Popular Science

70 years ago, we were all over the most exciting military tech news of the time<p>The technologies used in the June 6th, 1944 invasion of Normandy have captivated writers and readers of <i>Popular Science</i> for a long time. Here are some of the best stories about it from our archives.<p><b>"Tin Cans" Dish It Out,</b> …

D Day

Jumping Frog Jubilee: Secrets of amphibian Olympians

New Skull Reveals A Simpler Family Tree — NOVA Next

It took just one skull, but it allowed anthropologists to drastically simplify our evolutionary family tree. The 1.8-million-year-old specimen was …

First 3D Egg Fossils Of Ancient Flying Reptiles Found In China

The first three-dimensionally preserved eggs of ancient winged reptiles that lived more than 100 million years ago have been unearthed in China.<p>Five intact eggs were found, along with dozens or more adult fossils, of a new type of pterosaur, a group of prehistoric winged reptiles that dominated the …

1997 Porsche 911 GT1 Evo gallery part two

Apple introduces Lightning Cable specifications for headphones - appPicker

According to 9to5Mac, Apple has introduced new specifications in its Made for iPhone program, allowing manufacturers to use the Lightning port for …

Samsung reportedly has a 12-inch 4K tablet, spotted at French Open

As flagship smartphones like the LG G3 prepare to cross into QHD territory, the tablet space could soon be making a leap forward of its own: over to 4K.<p>At<p>a Qualcomman Orange demo <i>(corrected due to error)</i> at the French Open, a 12-inch Samsung tablet was used to broadcast live television over LTE. …

French Open

Is TDD Dead

Is TDD Dead?<p>A series of conversations between Kent Beck, David Heinemeier Hansson, and myself on the topic of Test-Driven Development (TDD) and its …

Software Development

PM/AM: The Next Decade of Brain Science

Stories, videos, and our thoughts on big news you might have missed.<p><i>Welcome to PM/AM, Popular Mechanics' morning briefing on the top science and tech stories for today.</i><p>Photo credit: Getty Images<p>On April 2, 2013, President Barack Obama revealed the BRAIN Initiative, a bold strategy to better …

Microsoft, China clash over Windows 8, backdoor-spying charges

Chinese state-run TV calls Windows 8 a security threat, but Microsoft denies allegations that it uses its OS to collect data from users.<p>Microsoft and China are at odds over the issue of cyberspying, with Windows 8 caught in the crossfire.<p>State-run broadcaster China Central Television lashed out …

Software

Technology explained: Porsche Carbon Ceramic Brakes

26 Mar<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>After the technology was unveiled to the world at the 1999 IAA in Frankfurt, Porsche Carbon Ceramic Brakes (a joint project …

Rumors Peg Dodge’s Hellcat V-8 As More Powerful Than Viper's V-10

Although rumors regarding Chrysler’s supercharged “Hellcat” engine have been trickling out for about a year now, the company has yet to officially confirm the engine exists, let alone issue any details. Earmarked for duty in the next-gen Dodge Challenger SRT, early speculation pegged the 6.2-liter …

Sports Cars

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, 911 Turbo S, or Nissan GT-R?

Never did we think we’d be putting a Chevrolet Camaro up against the Porsche 911 Turbo S and the Nissan GT-R, but that’s exactly what we did when we tested the new Camaro Z/28. So how did it do compared to two of some of the most capable supercars on the market today?<p>The results of the …

Low Mileage 1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 to be Auction

Looking for a rare, low-mileage muscle car? A one-owner 1969 Mustang Shelby GT-500 with just 8531 original miles is being offered as part of a public estate auction in Centre Hall, Pa. in April. Only about 1000 Mustang Shelby GT500 cars were built in 1969.<p>With its last registration sticker expiring …

Classic Cars