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This Mystery Supercar Thing Has Stumped The Internet's Greatest Car Minds

About an hour in I called it quits. I was fairly sure that I knew what <i>most</i> of this car was, but I gave up any hope that I might find out its exact …

At night at the museum, a Neanderthal skeleton comes out of the vault

It is night at the National Museum of Natural History. In the Hall of Human Origins, the lights are dimmed. The audiovisual displays that fill the exhibit with apelike grunts and lectures on human evolution switch off in unison. Parents corral their children, and a security guard sweeps through the …

Anthropology

New Type of Light Officially Named Steve

We've now got a submersible called Boaty McBoatface and a type of light called Steve. Whatever next!?<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Lewis Hamilton: New car 'beats the crap out of you'

<b>Silverstone, UK (CNN) —</b> Ten years competing in one of the world's most demanding sports has done nothing to dampen Lewis Hamilton's will to win.<p>When he takes to the track in Melbourne for the Australian Grand Prix on March 26, it will be a decade since a baby-faced, 22-year-old Hamilton made his …

Motor Racing

2018 Audi S4 offers proper acceleration for a hair over $50,000

The hopped-up S4 is likely the fastest A4 variant the US will receive.<p>The new Audi A4 is a technological wonder that happens to drive quite nicely. Throw a little performance into the mix, and the price may rise, but the car gets even better.<p>The 2018 Audi S4 is the A4's sportier brother. Its …

Audi

Apollo 11 Space Capsule Is Going On Another Mission

The space capsule that took the first moonwalkers on their historic adventure is getting ready to take off on another trip — its first tour of the United States in more than 40 years.<p>The Apollo 11 command module is the spacecraft that Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins rode in to the …

Space Exploration

This Is the New Corvette, But It Should Be a Cadillac

Spy photos have surfaced on <i>Road & Track</i> of what is very likely the upcoming mid-engine C8 Corvette. It’s long been rumored the Corvette was going …

A closer look at Google’s modular phone prototype

I just sat down with Rafa Camargo and several members of his Project Ara team to learn more about the modular smartphone — because there's a lot going on with this thing. The project, which many had assumed was on its way to being Spring Cleaned by Google is instead coming out in almost the biggest …

National Guard Blows Up Drone With Lunch Box Bomb During Training

Doling out Swift justice<p>Look, I’m not going to beat the lede from the New York National Guard, so here it is in full:<p>The remote-controlled robot bumped across the divots of the grassy field until it reached the downed toy drone. Its camera gazed up and down as it examined the explosive device …

Google is building its own consumer Android phone

Project Ara grows up, and into something much more important<p>We've spent a lot of time this past year wondering if and when Google would bite the bullet and just build its own Android phone for consumers to take on the iPhone directly — there have been hints and leaks, but nothing real. And in true …

Seven great concepts revealed at Villa D'Este

It’s safe to say the annual Villa d’Este concours show - or the <i>Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este</i> to give it its full name - is a classic car show like …

Alfa Romeo

BMW 2002 Hommage Concept: Paying Tribute to an Icon

BMW's favorite BMW gets the Villa d'Este Hommage treatment.<p>This is a year brim-full of anniversaries for BMW. First, it’s the company’s centenary year. Second, it’s the 50th anniversary of the car that saved the postwar company from ruin: The gloriously proportioned, sweet-handling, surprisingly …

BMW

McLaren builds a car for the masses, with a $200,000 price tag

The supercar company McLaren, in an effort to boost factory capacity and bring new buyers to its brand, has gone downmarket.<p>The 570S, the exclusive British builder's first sports car, is being advertised as an affordable, daily driver <b>—</b> an attainable McLaren, available to any auto enthusiast with …

2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan: The Rolls-Royce of SUVs

Perfect for Lawrence of Arabia, who drove an armored Roller.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The madness of the wealthy. When everybody else is getting drunk and jumping in the pool, you might as well hand Jeeves your tweed jacket and BVDs. The Bentley Bentayga has made Rolls-Royce’s first SUV a certainty, with the …

Bentley Bentayga

Car and Driver: Next Generation C8 Corvette to be Mid Engine Only - Corvette: Sales, News & Lifestyle

Photo Illustration: Nick Kaloterakis/Car and Driver<p>It feels like silly season is upon us as these C8 Corvette rumors continue to abound. The latest …

Revisiting Morley Safer's 60 Minutes Report on the Lamborghini Countach

In honor of the late Morley Safer, let's watch this fantastic vintage feature.<p><i>Update: We're saddened to learn that Morley Safer has passed away just a few days after his retirement from 60 Minutes. He was 84.</i><p>In his 46 years as presenter of <i>60 Minutes</i>, Morley Safer covered nearly every topic under …

We build our Car of the Year, the Ford Focus RS

At 6am this morning, the workforce at Ford’s Saarlouis plant started the first of the day’s three eight-hour shifts. The counter that clocks the …

There's a 115-HP, GSX-R-Powered Golf Cart for Sale on eBay

"I thought it would be fun for my kids but after driving it myself, no way am I letting them drive it," the seller states.<p>Sometimes, you see an idea that is so unreasonably dangerous, you can't help but applaud the loon who first thought it up. This, a golf cart with a 115-HP inline-four from a …

Hyundai's new wearable robot turns you into a mech pilot

South Korean automaker Hyundai has unveiled what is apparently a new robotic exoskeleton. In a blog post the company compares its "wearable robot" prototype to an Iron Man suit, saying it gives the wearer extra strength, allowing them to lift objects "hundreds of kilograms" in weight. The company …

Tesla Model 3 Second Ride Review

Inside the Fishbowl<p>“Be on the left side of the stage and ready to go,” the Tesla PR person urged us during the Model 3 unveiling in March. “There’s going to be a big line.” As Musk was winding up his Model 3 presentation, Christian Seabaugh texted me, “Where are you?” Amid the shifting crowd, I …

Nine Race Cars So Good They Were Banned

Too fast for the rule books.<p>At its very best, motorsport inspires innovation of the highest order. Sometimes, the best race cars push too far ahead, leaving the competition—and rule-makers—in the dust. These nine cars were effectively banned for being <i>too</i> fast, <i>too</i> brilliant for the competition to …

PewDiePie Shows Supercar YouTubers How It’s Done

The most popular YouTube star of them all, PewDiePie decided to show his sweet new ride in a hilarious video, making fun of the numerous supercar …

Internet

Why Won't Porsche Show the Rear of Its 2017 911 GTE Race Car?

What is Porsche hiding?<p>Porsche has just unveiled the replacement for the 911 RSR that will race in the US and Europe in 2017. Well, at least Porsche wants you to think it unveiled the car.<p>The truth is, as Sunday Group pointed out on Twitter, that Porsche has only revealed the front of the next race …

Hyperloop Technologies Gets A New Name, $80M, and Partners Ahead of Public Test

The two chief rivals in the race to build Hyperloop—the futuristic high-speed transport system for people and packages —have different approaches, …

HTT licenses safe, cheap Hyperloop levitation tech

In 2013, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared his idea for a blazing-fast and environment-friendly mode of transport: a train inside an airless tube, which he called Hyperloop.<p>Several research teams and companies ran with Musk’s idea, and it looks like Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is …

High-speed Rail

My First Car - Shmee150: 'I took delivery of three supercars in 12 days'

Tim Burton, known to his fans as Shmee150, is an online blogger, YouTube celebrity and supercar aficionado. His videos focus on his travels to exclusive supercar events and launches and his personal, hand held video style and articulate critiques of the cars he drives have gained him millions of …

Huawei Just Copied the iPhone—Down to the Last Screw

This is not a photo of two Apple iPhones. This is a photograph of an iPhone on top of Huawei's new P9.<p>I'll excuse your double-take, because Huawei is …

IBM launches quantum computing as a cloud service

Quantum computing is still very much in the early research stage, but IBM is hoping to accelerate the progress around it by making a quantum computer available to researchers as a cloud service. It is a bold and ambitious idea, although still very much a small step in trying to understand quantum …

This Lancia Rally 037 Stradale Is Just Waiting For Your License Plate

Many of us will live long enough to say, “I remember when a road-going rally homologation special cost <i>only</i> a few hundred thousand Euros,” which …

Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the …

Japan