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Look at These Wonderful Little Lego Engine Models

There's nothing cooler than a Chevy small block made out of small bricks.<p>replicamotorsport on Instagram<p>James GilboyView James Gilboy's …

Engines

Hennessey Venom F5

They set out to make the fastest road car on Earth. They succeeded. Powered by a twin-turbo V8 producing over 1,620 hp, the Hennessey Venom F5 …

Blockchain is crappy technology and a bad vision for the future

This December I wrote a widely-circulated article on the inapplicability of blockchain to any actual problem. People objected mostly not to the technology argument, but rather hoped that decentralization could produce integrity.<p>Let’s start with this: Venmo is a free service to transfer dollars, and …

Blockchain

Pre-war cars present a special kind of delight

If you like mechanical puzzles, you’ll savor those “what the what!?” moments.

Lettering artists turn their passion into business plans

Arial, Comic Sans, Times New Roman … you don’t have to be a true typography enthusiast to be familiar with the names and styles of a few oft-used …

Rimac C_Two Debuts with 1914 HP, 403-Mile NEDC Range

Let’s get the big digits out of the way: Rimac claims the C_Two, the follow-up to the Concept_One supercar, will have 1888 horsepower, 1696 lb-ft of torque, and a top speed of 258 mph. We’re told it also can bolt from zero to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds, cover a quarter-mile in 9.1 seconds, and can …

Porsche's electric Mission E will pack up to 670 horsepower

We've already noted that Porsche is gunning for Tesla with its Mission E sports car, and has even been spotted testing it against the Model X and Model S. Now we know more about what you'll be able to buy when it goes on the market, reportedly in 2019. <i>Automobile</i> reports that it will likely release …

Sports Cars

darktable Brings Its Free, Open Source Lightroom Alternative to Windows

If you’re looking for a cheaper alternative to Lightroom for managing and processing your raw photos, there’s some good news: the free and open …

Our 10 Favorite Concept Cars of the Year | Flipbook

Our 10 Favorite Concept Cars of the Year

2018 Kia Stinger GT Undercuts Audi S5 Sportback by Nearly $15,000

With a base price of $39,895<p>When Kia first revealed the production Stinger GT, it was big news. Never in the past had the South Korean automaker built anything like a rear-wheel-drive, five-door sports sedan. But even when we let race car driver Randy Pobst loose to review the Stinger on Streets of …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Porsche’s highly-anticipated all-electric Mission E to start at around $86,000

Porsche’s Mission E is probably one of the most anticipated all-electric vehicles coming by the end of the decade. Its design already won awards and it expected to launch the 350 kW ultra fast-charging technology developed by the company.<p>One missing piece of the puzzle was the price and the …

Step-by-Step Uncial Calligraphy

Enjoy this 3 part video on Uncial calligraphy done here with broad edged pens, Pigma Calligrapher by Sakura of America. It is a beautiful rounded …

Calligraphy

Motor1.com | Car Reviews, Automotive News and Analysis

2000-Piece Fishing Store Set From LEGO Ideas Is Now Available to Buy

Not every concept that fans submit to LEGO Ideas makes it to the production line. Many designs don’t receive the 10,000 online votes required to move …

Borgward brings back Isabella as insane-looking electric car concept

Tired of new electric car concepts yet? I hope not because we still have a few more for you guys. At the very least, this one is an eyeful.<p>At the Frankfurt Motor Show today, Borgward is bringing back its 1950s flagship Isabella as a new insane-looking electric car concept.<p>After half a century, Carl …

8 of the Best Free Font Websites Offering Thousands of Stylish Typefaces

Picking out the right font for your design project is like selecting an item of clothing. Just like a great-fitting pair of jeans, the perfect typeface can take your design from ordinary to extraordinary. Our computers come loaded with a cursory selection of fonts, but that’s just the tip of the …

Typography

Like an angel hurtling through the heavens at mach 3

With its sleek fuselage and arrowhead profile, the Seraphim reconnaissance jet by <b>Corvin Stichert</b> seems to resemble the stepping stone between the …

16 hot cars we can't wait to see at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Major international brands including Bentley, BMW, Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar, Porsche, and Mercedes-Benz will all unveil show-stopping new models.<p>This year's show offers an extensive lineup of vehicles, ranging from production-ready sedans and supercars to electric cars and SUVs.<p>The 2017 …

Auto Shows

The TVR Griffith Is Finally Back With A 500 HP V8 And A Manual Gearbox

Listen: 2017 has been a bad year. When was the last time you woke up to any good news? Well, today is your day: after an eternity of delays, TVR, the …

Mazda’s ‘Holy Grail’ Of Gasoline Engines Is Completely Fascinating

Mazda’s hotly anticipated SKYACTIV-X Spark Controlled Compression Ignition engine has been described as the “Holy Grail” of gasoline motors—something …

Spied! Mazda3 Mule Tests Skyactiv-X Compression-Ignition Tech

And wants everyone to know about it<p>Mazda will debut its new Skyactiv-X engine technology in a few weeks, but it’s already testing the compression-ignition drivetrain on the road—and it wants you to know about it. Spy photographers have spotted Mazda3 prototypes wearing very conspicuous Skyactiv-X …

watch LEGO build a life-size ferrari F1 car with 350,000 bricks

<b>following mclaren’s full-scale 720S supercar, LEGO now presents us with ferrari’s 2017 F1 race car.</b> made up completely of building blocks — and …

Lego

A Chinese Billionaire's Rescue Plan for a British Brand – Bloomberg

A Chinese Billionaire's Rescue Plan for a British Brand<p>A Chinese Billionaire's Rescue Plan for a British Brand<p>A Chinese Billionaire's Rescue Plan for …

Volvo

Force Friday II: Lego Unveils 'Last Jedi' Sets

The new 'Star Wars' builds include a First Order Star Destroyer and a Resistance Bomber.<p>In 2015, fans lined up outside stores for Force Friday, the …

Songbringer review

A procedurally generated action game that begs to be played over and over and over<p>Getting through <i>Songbringer</i> takes patience, perseverance and ideally a handful of hallucinogenic drugs.<p>Developed by Wizard Fu and originally funded through Kickstarter in 2015, <i>Songbringer</i> has a crystal-clear elevator …

This 7,541-Piece Millennium Falcon Is the Largest, Most Desirable Lego Set Ever Created

In July of 2007, Lego released the Ultimate Collector’s Millennium Falcon set which, at 5,195 pieces, was the largest set the toymaker had ever …

Super-Sizing Lego Sets Is the Only Reason You Need a 3D Printer

They’ve been used by large companies for rapidly creating prototypes for at least a few decades, but finding a reason to put a 3D printer in every …