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The Latest Brabus-Tuned G-wagen Is Predictably Insane

At the Frankfurt auto show, you can be count on seeing plenty of modified Mercedes-Benz G-wagens, from small operators such as Khan in the UK to just about any German workshop with an engine mapping kit. That encroachment doesn’t sit well with Brabus, the longtime Mercedes-Benz tuner, which is why …

Toyota partners with MIT and Stanford on AI research, poaches head of DARPA Robotics Challenge

At a press conference this afternoon, Toyota announced that it is forming partnerships with MIT and Stanford focused on AI and robotics research, opening joint facilities at both universities and pumping $50 million over five years into the program. Perhaps more interestingly, the company has also …

Robotics

Jetpack Company Loses $5 Million In Its First Year

Still promises future filled with jetpacks<p>Personal jetpacks are almost here, if the market can support the company long enough for them to ship. New Zealand’s Martin Aircraft has a jetpack ready to go, if a pair of ducted fans worn as a gigantic backpack counts as a “jetpack”. In development for …

Watch this Lancia Delta S4 Destroy a Hillclimb Thanks to Twincharging

The livery ... the sound ... there's nothing truly comparable to one of the most interesting Group B cars of the golden era.<p>Back in the day, twin charging was a beautiful thing. Those early turbocharging systems provided massive boost with attendant massive lag. Before variable-geometry …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

Public Health

New Jersey daycare ex-workers charged over child 'Fight Club' videos

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two former employees at a New Jersey daycare center are accused of encouraging fights among young children, calling it a “fight club” and recording the clashes on video, prosecutors said on Tuesday.<p>Erica Kenny, 22, of Cranford, New Jersey, and Chanese White, 28, of Roselle, New …

Tesla Roadster battery pack replacement will cost $29,000

No Option For Supercharger Compatibility, No Warranty Details<p>In August 2014, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about "a fairly exciting upgrade" (i.e., an improved battery pack) to the company's first car, the Lotus-based Roadster. Today, we can finally put a price tag on what it'll cost you to give your …

Is That Jeep Wrangler Pickup Finally On The Way?

For years now, Jeep has been teasing the idea of a resurrected Wrangler pickup. We last had a Jeep pickup truck in 1992 before Chrysler decided to …

Burning Man 2015 Opens in Black Rock: Pictures

The Arts

6 Adventurous Men on the One Place to Go Before You Die

Forget Cancun. Think bigger the next time you need a 'break.'<p>There are people who go on vacations and there are travelers. The former go somewhere to escape and relax. The latter seek immersion, adventure, and a deeper connection with the world. We asked six adventurous men of style to tell us the …

Current El Nino climate event 'among the strongest'

<b>The current El Nino weather phenomenon could be one of the strongest on record, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).</b><p>The event occurs when the waters of the Pacific become exceptionally warm and distort weather patterns around the world.<p>Researchers say parts of the Pacific are …

Weather