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The Cadillac Prototype Does It Again At Long Beach

Proving that it’s not just fast in Florida, the Cadillac DPi-V.R of Mustang Sampling Racing dominated the Streets of Long Beach course, and took the …

Sports Cars

[UPDATE: Success!] Here’s Where to Watch SpaceX’s Historic Falcon Heavy Launch

<b>UPDATE</b>: SpaceX has done it! While at the time of this writing the fate of the Falcon Heavy core is unknown, everything else — the launch, the booster …

Joe Biden signed a Joe Biden meme because he's Joe freakin' Biden

Joe Biden memes just got hella meta.<p>A picture uploaded to Imgur seems to show that Biden signed a printed out meme of himself. According to the OP, …

Donald Trump

I’m an ‘outdated’ Formula 1 grid girl and I’m proud

As Formula 1 banishes female models from its races, longtime grid girl Rebecca Cooper explains why it is bad news for women.<p>I’ve always been a …

Formula E's New Race Car Actually Looks Pretty Awesome—And It Has A Halo

The all-electric Formula E bills itself as the future of motorsports. And despite the current lack of huge-name talent, noise and drama we expect …

For sale: 6 lovely duplex properties

<b>San Francisco.</b> Set atop the Glassworks building, this two-level penthouse condo commands city and bay views from its walls of east and north windows. …

Angry Burger King customers lose it as Whopper is used to make point about net neutrality

Okay, so imagine net neutrality is a Burger King Whopper.<p>The chain tricked customers into thinking they’d adopted the new rule by creating fast and …

Amazon Lists Release of Fujita's Otakoi: Otaku Can't Fall in Love?! Manga by Kodansha Comics

Otaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii manga inspires TV anime in April<p>Online retailer Amazon is listing that Kodansha Comics will release first volume of …

Monster Hunter: World review – how to hunt your dragon

After years of being pigeonholed as a cult classic, Monster Hunter reinvents itself as one of the most exciting new online games of the year.<p>For a …

When Japanese People Die, Their Land Goes Into Purgatory

What happens to someone's land when the owner dies? In Japan, no one knows. In fact, no one knows who owns more than 10 percent of the nation's …

Japan

15 Book Club Recommendations For Horror-Lovers, Because Scary Novels Are Better In A Group

If the sudden popularity of murder-mystery novels has your book club selection feeling a little stale, check out these 15 horror novels to introduce …

Formula Drift On Film

The whole point of motorsports photography is to be fast: quick to be at the action, quick to file your photo. Here’s the complete opposite.<p>Formula …

The 10 Most Popular True Crime Books, According To Data From Scribd

From <i>Criminal Minds</i> to <i>American Crime Story</i>, <i>In Cold Blood</i> to <i>Killers of the Flower Moon</i>, <i>Serial</i> to <i>My Favorite Murder</i>, it is no secret that Americans have …

West Cork creators on investigating Ireland's most notorious unsolved murder

Welcome to <i>West Cork</i>.<p>Audible’s upcoming true-crime podcast, from creators Jennifer Forde and Sam Bungey, plunges listeners into a remote, idyllic …

Commuting

Slayers Novels Get Sequel After 18 Years

Preview to run in Dragon Age magazine this weekend<p>A Fantasia Bunko livestream presentation revealed on Thursday that "the newest Slayers book is …

The World’s Smallest Cat is Impossibly Adorable

Earlier this month, BBC debuted its new documentary series, <i>Big Cats</i>, which follows several different cat species from all across the globe. But the …

Big Cats

Tax season: Top tips for 2018

Tax season is rapidly approaching and both taxpayers and financial advisors are still getting acquainted with all the finer details of the GOP’s new legislation.<p>This year, tax filing season extends from Jan. 29 until April 17.<p>With the sweeping changes enacted to the nation’s tax code beginning in …

Trump Accused Of Faking ‘Excellent Health’ Doctor’s Note, Spelling Ronny Jackson’s Name Incorrectly As Ronnie

President Donald Trump may have left Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday with reports of “excellent health” in his wake, but …

Donald Trump

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff – digested read

‘On election night, Melania wept with despair. Now I’ll have to stay with the creep for another four years, she sobbed’<p>On a snowy January evening in 2017, disgraced head of Fox News Roger Ailes and Donald Trump’s right-hand man Steve Bannon met for dinner in a New York brownstone. “We’ve got a …

The White House

We All Nearly Missed The Largest Underwater Volcano Eruption Ever Recorded

Wha?<p>She was flying home from a holiday in Samoa when she saw it through the airplane window: a "peculiar large mass" floating on the ocean, hundreds …

Geology

David Letterman Has Returned. But This Is Not the Same Beloved Late-Night Legend.

The host's interview with Barack Obama is required viewing.<p>For most of his retirement, when he emerged back into the public spotlight, David Letterman's beard has been a running gag. Long and scraggly and glorious, it was like the late night icon had evolved into an old recluse in the woods. It's a …

Comedy

An ex-Google engineer said a top exec accused him of stirring up trouble when he called out colleagues for making racist comments

To hear James Damore and other conservatives tell it, Google is a hostile place for those who question the value of diversity.<p>But according to one ex-engineer, the search company is an equally unwelcoming to those who call out bigoted employees and want to encourage it to hire more women and …

The Workplace

Michael Wolff Says That Washington Will Bury Trump

While I was eating breakfast at the Four Seasons in Georgetown on Tuesday morning, a veteran Washington journalist stopped by my table to say hello. “Nice to see you,” Michael Duffy, a former editor at <i>Time</i>, deadpanned, with a grin on his face, before introducing himself as “Mark Berman, Washington</i> …

Donald Trump

Life lessons from Tadahisa Sakai, the last descendant of a Japanese samurai clan

About 150 years ago, at the end of Japan’s Edo period, a civil war resulted in the end of the samurai culture and the birth of modern Japan. One …

Japan

Barnes and Noble misses out on bombshell Trump tell-all

Embattled Barnes & Noble on Friday missed out on one of the biggest book bonanzas in recent memory — the debut of the much-buzzed about “Fire and …

Barnes & Noble

"You Can’t Make This S--- Up": My Year Inside Trump's Insane White House

Author and columnist Michael Wolff was given extraordinary access to the Trump administration and now details the feuds, the fights and the alarming …

Donald Trump

This 1991 Nissan 300ZX Is Faster Than A Bugatti Chiron And Expected To Sell For Less Than $100,000

What’s that, you say? Your new Bugatti Chiron got recalled? Didn’t you spend, like, $3 million on that silly thing? Oh, right, <i>but it’s special</i>. …

Sports Cars

Barack Obama’s Interview With Prince Harry Proves the Former President Is the King of Keeping Cool

Former President Barack Obama has given his first in-depth sit-down interview since leaving office, but instead of doing so for a major US network, #44 decided to allow his friend, Prince Harry, to interview him for the BBC’s radio show, <i>Today.</i><p>Although the interview was recorded when the friends …

Prince Harry

Top 20 Essential Anime

Here's a list of anime — both shows and movies — that make up the "core curriculum" for an anime watcher. Some are newer than others, some …

Anime