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Microsoft Just Flipped The Whole World The Bird

Microsoft has created a middle finger emoji. And it’s flipping it at haters everywhere.<p>There are feelings that even words can’t describe. Which is why sometimes, despite being a generally civilized society full of good-willed people, we flip the bird.<p>We get upset at some douchebag in a crossover …

Incredibly Steep Bridge in Japan Looks Like a Thrilling Roller Coaster for Drivers

The Eshima Ohashi bridge is the largest rigid-frame bridge in Japan and the third largest in the world, but its uniqueness does not stop there. This incredible structure appears to have an extraordinarily steep incline on both sides, making it look more like a roller coaster that you can enjoy from …

Japan

Shelby GT350R #001 is officially a million-dollar car

Ultimate Mustang commands seven figures for charity.<p>We know the new Shelby GT350R is designed to make mincemeat out of a road course. Turns out, it's no slouch making a slow crawl across the auction block either.<p>Over the weekend at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction, Ford CEO Mark Fields …

2015 Shelby GT bows in Scottsdale with 627 supercharged ponies

Between the base V6, the EcoBoost turbo four, the eight-cylinder GT, the monstrous GT350 and the new GT350R (to say nothing of transmission and convertible options), muscle-car enthusiasts have a staggering array of Mustangs to choose from. And now there's one more as Shelby American has introduced …

James May officially quits Top Gear, barring Clarkson return

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>Just hours after we reported on James May's comments, Andy Wilman has left his role as</i> Top Gear's <i>executive producer, the BBC announced to</i> Yahoo! News UK/Ireland<i>.</i><p>"Me and Hammond with a surrogate Jeremy is a non-starter, it just wouldn't work. That would be lame, or 'awks' as young people say."<p>…

Top Gear

Tesla Model S 70D announced, becomes new base model (UPDATED)

The Tesla Model S 60 is dead. Its replacement delivers more equipment and more range, at a slight prince increase.<p>The Porsche 911 Turbo is a 520-hp all-wheel-drive monster. It's one of the fastest cars in the world. Also,unbreakable. The new base Tesla Model S, the 70D, costs almost exactly half as …

The Shelby GT350 will make at least 520 hp

New details on the super-Mustang emerge. And they're good.<p>Ford's Shelby brand manager, Jim Owens, brought an Avalanche Grey Shelby GT350 to the Texas World Speedway, and during a Q&A session, he divulged a slew of new tidbits surrounding the Blue Oval's ultimate factory pony car.<p>Mustang6G forum …

iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Here's the difference

These two top flagship smartphones both pack high-end designs and features to boot. Here's how they stack up against each other.<p>Apple and Samsung's flagship phones, the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 , are sure to dominate the smartphone world this year. Both phones are remarkably similar, in design, …

Phones

NFL strongly considers extra-point changes

The<p>NFL's gimme play appears to be on its way out.<p>Although owners didn't vote Wednesday on various proposals to change the extra-point play, the issue will be a central point of focus in May when the group reconvenes for a one-day meeting in San Francisco.<p>Rich McKay, co-chairman of the competition …

NFL

"MythBusters" Co-Host Painstakingly Recreates Hedge Maze From "The Shining"

Adam Savage, perhaps best known as the co-host of <i>MythBusters</i>, is a huge Stanley Kubrick fan. He visited a traveling exhibit about the famed director's films (it included scripts, memorabilia, and more) three times and spent a total of 10 hours taking it all in. But, he was ultimately disappointed …

Stanley Kubrick

OFFICIAL: Jeremy Clarkson fired from Top Gear

This story is developing.<p>It's official: The BBC confirms that Jeremy Clarkson has been fired from Top Gear. The broadcaster has just announced that Clarkson's contract "will not be renewed by the BBC, marking the end of his time as Top Gear presenter."<p>In the official BBC statement, director general …

Saleen 302 Black Label Mustang makes 730 hp, costs $73K

Saleen's ultimate Ford Mustang joins the lineup.<p>Steve Saleen started modifying Ford Mustangs in 1984, and 31 years later, he unveils his crowning achievement. This is the Saleen 302 Black Label—the new range-topping Mustang in the longtime tuner and racer's vehicle lineup.<p>Saleen's new bodywork …

How The 2017 Ford GT Came About And Why It Looks The Way It Does

Bombshells like the 2017 Ford GT don’t come often.<p>Few within Ford even knew much about the mysterious hypercar before its surprise revelation at the North American International Auto Show.<p>“We actually had a little skunkworks in the Dearborn studio downstairs that no one knew about,” said Moray …

Sports Cars

Rush Announce Dates for 'Likely Last Major Tour of This Magnitude'

34-city R40 Live 40th Anniversary Tour will find band covering all eras of 40-year career<p>After months of rumors, Rush have announced tour dates for …

New Albums

2015 Volkswagen GTI: Best Car To Buy Nominee

Refined, elegant, and mature in a way almost no other hatchbacks in America are, the 2015 Volkswagen GTI not only boasts a strong and vibrant fan …

Coldplay's Ghost Stories Review: Chris Martin's Split with Gwyneth Paltrow Haunts the Album

From Fleetwood Mac’s <i>Rumours</i> to Adele‘s <i>21</i>, pop music has a long history of breakup albums.<p>You can add <i>Ghost Stories</i>, Coldplay’s sixth studio set, to …

Music

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Live Photos And Video

Following the debut of the updated 2015 Challenger lineup at the 2014 New York Auto Show last month, Dodge has dropped the first details on the …

2015 Ford Mustang starts at $24,425

That's for the V6, as dealer order banks open today.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Tons of new pricing info is now available, including base prices for the EcoBoost, GT, and the 50 Year Limited Edition models. In addition, there's individual option pricing as well. It's all organized right here, with the full 2015 Ford …

Sports Cars

Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' Targeted for Plagiarism

Lawyers representing the group Spirit claim song's intro resembles their 1968 track "Taurus"<p><b>UPDATE: Jimmy Page has quasi-responded to the lawsuit.</b> …

Guitar