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How to use your Amazon Echo as a personal fitness trainer

Amazon's voice control speakers are full of handy tips and tricks to help get you in shape. Not only that, but you'll find a variety of heart-pumping guided workouts hidden among the thousands of available Alexa skills. So, go ahead. Skip the gym and try out one of Amazon's simple, fast and …

Why Hot Whiskey Is The Greatest Warm Cocktail Ever

<i>For</i> Bon Appetit<i>, by Maggie Lange.</i><p>I wouldn’t dare to presume about you. For me though, this is the time of year that I’m overbooked, underdressed, I’m on the verge of a thrilling cold-flu combo, I’ve often eaten too much and yet I still stand directly next to snacks table, and I very much would like …

Custom Bikes of the Week

There’s a theme to our latest selection: customs with fairings. From Madrid to the south of France to Japan, here’s the sexy bodywork that caught our eye this week.<p><b>Studio Motor Ducati Monster</b> One look at those super sticky Diablo Corsas (especially the shredded one out back) and you know this …

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This Magnet Can Change Your Faith in God

When researchers used magnetic energy to shut down the brain’s threat perception, nearly a third of patients were more tolerant to immigrants. More …

Drive Any Track turns your music collection into a hypnotic, addictive futuristic racer

I often forget how much music I’ve collected over the years. I’ve got stacks of vinyl (yes, I’m that old), racks of CDs, and a ton of MP3 files stored on my PC. It’s these MP3s that Drive Any Track helped resurrect recently, as I took a crazy, hypnotic drive through my digital music collection …

Slickwraps' new Galactic Series skins will bring the force to your Android device

Interested in bringing some Star Wars flair to your Android smartphone? If so, Slickwraps‘ new Galactic Series skins may be of interest to you.<p>Slickwraps has teamed up with artist Justin Maller to bring two new Star Wars-themed skins to a number of different Android devices. The two available …

How to Do a Burnout

Can't do a burnout? You need to learn.<p>A burnout is basic gearhead knowledge. It's used to try and impress friends, family, or that special someone that you want to date.<p>But doing a good burnout is tougher than you might think, as it requires balance and control to be mixed in with some angry …

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HiAlgo empowers PC players to run games better with Boost

If you ever loaded an awesome game on your desktop or laptop, and then watched the action slow to a crawl, HiAlgo understands your pain. The company can help gamers get better performance for their games thanks to a clever technology that makes more efficient use of your graphics processor.<p>Gamers …

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Sex without the Pill? There's an app for that!

Fertility awareness mobile apps are reinventing the rhythm approach by adding precision and detail to calendar-based efforts to monitor a woman's hormonal cycle. Although the new method is far from foolproof, it's increasingly popular in Europe and is being tested in parts of the developing world, …

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Lamborghini design boss talks carbon fiber, performance

Filippo Perini gives us the rundown on what's new at Lambo.<p>Filippo Perini is Lamborghini's head of design, and the Aventador Superveloce that debuted in Geneva is his latest project. We caught up with him at the show to discuss not only the company's design process, but also the innovative …

Yes, that's a lion cub on a Porsche Carrera GT

You know, just like at your house.<p>Qatar is not like your neighborhood.<p>For instance, <i>you</i> probably don't have a super-rich neighbor who owns (at minimum) a Porsche Carrera GT and keeps a cute baby lioness as a pet. And even if you did, you might be like, "No, kitty!" were said lion cub to take a …

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Seven lives — OK, they're NPCs — ruined by video games

Like comic books, video games are full of unaddressed collateral damage. The Thing and the Hulk wreck Manhattan before bro-hugging out their differences, and no one wonders about the cleanup. Likewise, there are many NPCs who have their lives irrevocably altered by our careless misadventrures. …

Man recycles a Lamborghini V12, uses it to make a motorcycle

A friend of Georgia resident Chuck Beck owned a Lamborghini that died in a fire, leaving only its engine. This friend offered that engine to Beck, and Beck not only accepted, he gave it a second life that rivals Bucky Barnes morphing into The Winter Soldier for outlandish second acts. And that's …

Immaculate 1989 Lamborghini LM002 Headed to Auction

Seven years ago in Iraq, when American soldiers wired explosives to a cruddy old pickup, they unwittingly chose to bomb the rarest and most Italian 4×4 to ever pound sand. It was a Lamborghini LM002, and while the world wasn’t weeping over the loss of one of Uday Hussein’s personal vehicles—or Uday …

This $6,000 'Lamborghini' smartphone will make you feel special

If you want a smartphone to match your <i>lux</i> lifestyle, you can't settle for the same old iPhone as everyone else. You need something unique to show off just how special you are. That's where the 88 Tauri from Tonino Lamborghini comes in. Only 1,947 of these Android smartphones will be made, so you …

How to evade a police helicopter in 19 easy steps

Mouth-breathers of the world, unite.<p>It's happened to all of us: you're riding along with a couple dozen of your buddies, minding your own business doing wheelies and rolling burnouts across multiple lanes of traffic when out of nowhere, the police come to ruin your fun.<p>Fortunately, the video below …

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Watch out for spoilers in this Borderlands visual timeline

Borderlands didn't trot out a reboot or a prequel for its latest edition; <i>Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel</i> is something in between, and if you're wondering how that fits into the continuity — and can tolerate a lot of spoilers — here's a visual timeline.<p>I suppose it's not a spoiler that Claptrap "spends …

Crave’s Vesper Is A Vibrator That Hides In Plain Sight

In a market filled with many, many, many sex toys, Crave stands out by making vibrators that are not only elegant and discreet, but also multifunctional. For example, Duet, the first vibe it produced, charges through USB and can also be used as a thumb drive.<p>Now Crave, which raised a $2.4 million …

2 + 2 Doesn't Always Equal 4

2 + 2 = ? appears to be one of the easiest problems in mathematics, and it is probably one of the first you ever encountered. If Kate has 2 apples and Matt gives her 2 more apples, then she has 4 apples. Obviously.<p>But what if we told you that 2 + 2 = ? has stumped even some of the smartest …

This is what a $22,000 Android phone feels like

With Vertu finally offering an up-to-date luxury phone, we naturally had to check out the Signature Touch up close and personal. After all, it's not everyday that one gets to play with a $21,900 phone for free (though you can do so at any Vertu boutique, as long as you're nicely dressed). For those …

The First Inkling

In 2001, GM engineers discover a problem with the ignition on pre-production versions of the Saturn Ion, causing the cars to stall. A GM report says the problem is solved when the ignition is re-designed. Ion goes on sale in the 2002 model year.

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Someone is making a handheld Steam game system

Every Steam Machine shown so far has amounted to a small desktop PC. But what if you want to take that gaming experience on the road? Well, you might get your wish -- meet Steamboy, a handheld take on Valve's platform. On the outside, it's pretty much what you'd expect; it looks like an Steam …

3D-printed corset turns see-through the more time you spend online

Corsets are typically used to squeeze torsos into shape, but designers Xuedi Chen and Pedro Oliveira had other ideas in mind. Instead of making another waist-pinching underwear, they've designed a 3D-printed corset that demonstrates how the internet has rendered us naked and vulnerable... by …

Enjoy a look at the World's Fastest Police Fleet in Dubai

Last year, it seemed like nearly every month there was news of an additional hypercar joining the fleet of the Dubai Police. It was shocking enough when the force showed off its Lamborghini Aventador, but the armada kept growing to include even more exotic vehicles like an Aston Martin One-77 and …

The hidden world of Steam trading

In February 2014, Roberto Ranieri lost a small fortune in hats.<p>Ranieri was trading hats in the popular game <i>Team Fortress 2</i>. It was his second time trading in-game items for real-world money. He connected with a buyer, set the terms and thought he was going to get rich. Five rare hats, accumulated …

Android device owners, now you can control your desktop from across the room — or the world

Google released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android yesterday, enabling the Android crowd to access their Mac or PC from afar. The app is a mobile extension of Chrome’s remote desktop screen-sharing service, which has enabled machine control from Chromebooks and Chrome browsers since it …

Being someone else: How virtual reality is allowing men and women to swap bodies

It’s disorienting to look in the mirror and see yourself as another gender.<p>I’m wearing my Oculus Rift development kit, and the virtual reality hardware gives me the illusion of being in a comfortable room in an Italian villa. There is a mirror in the room, and in it I don’t see myself, but a woman. …

Why bother to text your girl when BroApp can do it for you?

You know how you often tell your one true love that she's your one true love?<p>Does she know that the "one" isn't true, making the "true" not true either?<p>I only ask because your, um, bros in tech have your back. They understand. Indeed, not only do they understand, but they want to help.<p>Some tech …

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