Drew Wyatt

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Ford Patents Rear Wheel That Can Double as a Unicycle

Is this the next big thing for urban transportation?<p>If you have a unicycle and are tired of lugging it around in your car, Ford may have just the solution. The automaker has patented a system that allows you to detach the rear wheel of your car to create an electric unicycle.<p>How does it work? …

Ford's Voodoo V-8: A Tech Primer – Feature

From the September 2015 issue<p>The new rev-happy 5.2-liter V-8 in the Mustang Shelby GT350 is one of the most compelling reasons to visit a Ford dealership in 2016. Code-named Voodoo and sharing its basic architecture with the Mustang GT’s 435-hp, 5.0-liter Coyote engine, this new powerplant is an …

Sports Cars

The Rotary Engine's Inner Mysteries Explained: Video

While <i>Motor Authority</i> has written plenty about the rotary, or Wankel, engine over the years, our stories have generally gone in two distinct …

Dashcam video shows Arizona officer intentionally running over suspect

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police in Arizona said Tuesday that an officer who intentionally used his car to run into a suspect with a rifle probably saved lives.<p>Video of the incident has stirred debate about what type of force police should have used to detain a man with a gun.<p>"Everything in the video seems to point …

Law Enforcement

This is what a 550-hp Taurus looks like

With 550 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque, Curtis Haley's 2011 Taurus SHO might be the ultimate sleeper.<p>This is the fastest couch I've ever driven. We're wafting along in the left lane, the sternum push of two turbos burying me in the plush foam of a fat man's bucket seat. The speedometer is …

Astrology

Thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion kills MRSA superbug

<b>London (CNN) —</b> It might sound like a <i>really</i> old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.<p>The 10th-century "eyesalve" remedy was discovered at the British Library in a …

Royal Weddings

We need a middle-class president

<b>(CNN) —</b> There seem to be two prerequisites for the modern U.S. presidency.<p>1. Being fabulously rich.<p>2. Successfully pretending you're not.<p>U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz tried his hand at No. 2 last week as he announced his bid for the White House. With his back awkwardly turned to the TV cameras, and a …

Middle-class

Unsatisfied: Jeep, Dodge Having Issues With Dealership Service?

Are you satisfied with the service at your Chrysler, Fiat, Ram, Dodge, or Jeep dealership?<p>Although you might be happy with your late-model vehicle, …

Customer Service

43 Big Games of 2015 - IGN Video

Here are 43 reasons why 2015 looks like it will be an incredible year to be a gamer.

You've seen the real Force Awakens trailer, now check out these fantastic fakes

The <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> trailer hit this morning and I'm sure by now you and everyone else has seen it.<p>But what about that flood of fake trailers that paved the way to the real thing over the past few days? We've assembled some of the best (and worst) fakes from the internet in this handy …

Iron Man takes on Thor's hammer in latest 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' footage

So what happens when the Avengers are just kind of sitting around, talking about having superpowers and giving each other some grief? It turns out everyone takes turns trying to lift Thor's hammer.<p>C'mon, you can't tell me you wouldn't at least try it. The best part is Thor's moment of worry when …

Best Gaming Desktops 2018

Consoles are nice and all, but if you want to play gorgeous-looking titles such as Final Fantasy XV and Star Wars Battlefront II at their maximum …

Could Flooring Every Car on the Planet Speed Up the Earth's Rotation? – Feature

We know that every burnout results in at least one angry bystander because science tells us that every action generates an equal and opposite reaction. Newton’s Third Law also states that the torque that propels your car creates a reactionary force that acts on the Earth’s surface. Geologically …

Earth Science

Fifth-grade girl fights ChapStick ban before Virginia county school board

When 11-year-old Grace Karaffa was told she couldn't use ChapStick at her Virginia elementary school, the girl -- who'd been prohibited from using it for years to treat her dry, bleeding lips -- decided she'd had enough.<p>The fifth-grader at Stuarts Draft Elementary School created a petition and …

Talk car? 26 noises to help you speak car

“Your car is making funny noises? Bring it right in. I could use a good laugh.”<p>That is about all your automobile technician may be able do if that is all the better you can explain the problem. If you want it fixed right, you are going to have to communicate more accurately. If you use the language …

Son finds his father's ghost waiting for him in vintage rally game

Chasing spirits.<p>Yahoo! Autos came upon a story that's bound to raise the hairs on the back of your neck.<p>The YouTube channel PBS Game/Show recently took a look at whether video games could provide a spiritual experience. The video's worth a watch if you've spent any time in front of a console, but …

Ford ST Octane Academy [w/video]

Blue Oval's Freebie Driving School For ST Buyers Is Fast Fun<p>The ST school is about more than just handbrake turns, hot laps, and sliding into parking spaces.<p>I felt like such a rock star. On my second pass around the UrbanCross course (read: fancy autocross) at the Ford ST Octane Academy, I …

Red Bull Racing Goes Over 2014 F1 Rule Changes

Formula 1 is a complicated sport. Not only are the rules numerous and all-encompassing, but they change every year. Here to break down the rule changes for the 2014 season is Infiniti-Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel in a new video with cool CG cutaways that show how all the …