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Canon 5Ds Leaked! It’s a 50.6MP Full Frame DSLR

It looks like the rumors were spot on. A sneak peek of the not-yet-announced Canon 5Ds full frame DSLR camera has leaked onto the Web. The photograph …

14 Predictions for Wearables in 2015

It’s that time of year: tech predictions! If you thought 2014 was the year of wearable tech, hang on to your connected hats. 2015 is going to see …

Eating meat is worse for the environment than driving to work

Next time you brag about biking to work instead of driving for the sake of the environment, take a good look inside your lunch box.<p>According to a new report released by the London-based think tank Chatham House, livestock production accounts for more direct greenhouse gas emissions overall than all …

Aristotle Said Blondes Have Better Sex, New Book Reveals

The Greek philosopher and scientist wrote extensively about sex, both animal and human.<p>What is life? What is a soul? These are some of the questions Greek philosopher Aristotle asked. And we're still asking them today.<p>Aristotle also could be considered the world's first natural historian. Acclaimed …

6 Black and White Photography Tips for Monochrome Enthusiasts

Thanks to digital technology, monochrome photography is easier today than ever before. Check out these six black and white photography tips for …

Creative Underexposure with Nikon DSLRs

With the release of the D750, much has been made of its ability to recover shadow detail. Given the range of talents that the D750 has it is strange …

From rebel to president, Brazil’s Rousseff faces tough election battle

Early in her life, Dilma Rousseff paid a high price for her political convictions. Arrested by Brazil's military dictatorship while working for the leftist underground in 1970, she was brutally tortured in an effort to make her give up information on her comrades. She didn't crack. "One of the …

2015 Honda Fit EX Manual

Our little hauler was a 40,000-mile loner.<p>From the February 2016 issue<p>Every Monday, each of us selects the cars we are going to drive for the week from those available in the office lot. Some weeks are better than ­others. There was that time AMG sent us every model it makes, which made every other …

2014 Audi S1

The ultimate subcompact.<p>A couple of years ago, we got to put the boot to Audi's 256-hp A1 Quattro, an instant collector's item of which just 333 units were built. At the time, Audi hinted at wider production, and now that car is on sale in Europe.<p>An evolution of the original A1 Quattro, the new S1 …

For London’s Cabbies, Job Entails World’s Hardest Geography Test

In Focus<p>Satellite navigation and GPS can't match the street smarts demanded by "The Knowledge" test.<p>LONDON—Steve Scotland had better reason than most for thinking he knew London like the back of his hand. Not only was he a native Londoner, born and bred, but he'd spent years working as a chauffeur …

Wild Birds' Songs, Feather Colors Changed by Mercury Contamination

Mercury in the environment changes the way birds sing.<p>WAYNESBORO, Virginia—Standing in the woods along the South River, Kelly Hallinger held the microphone up to capture the cacophony of songs, one at a time: the urgent, effervescent voice of the house wren; the teakettle whistle of the Carolina …

2014 Pebble Beach: Lamborghini debuts Huracan Super Trofeo at Quail

Amid the smell of cigar smoke and the clinking of champagne glasses, Lamborghini introduced its all-new Huracan Super Trofeo race car Friday morning at the Quail Motorsports gathering in Carmel.<p>The Super Trofeo is a non-street-legal version of Lamborghini’s new Huracan supercar, which is rolling …

2015 BMW M3

BMW blows it.<p>The new F80-generation M3 is drawing its share of cyber hate, mainly because of its engine configuration. Engines are (or should be) holy to a company whose name translates to “Bavarian Engine Factory,” and special powerplants should be part of what you pay for in any M car. But the …

California company reinvents the rotary engine

Addresses shortcomings of past rotaries while promising better power and efficiency.<p>The rotary engine could be on the verge of a revolution.<p>California startup GoTek Energy has received a patent for a new type of motor – one that addresses some of the shortcomings of past rotaries, while promising …

Heavenly Nipples celebrates sexual diversity at the Glastonbury Festival

After spending five days at the Glastonbury Festival in a tent stacked to the rafters with labia weights, latex nipples, testicle sweets, pubic wigs and bumhole paint, you can imagine how hard it is to find one singular moment that encapsulates the entire experience.<p>But this is it: pasting a new …

Ducati Monster 750 by Motolady

I’m always curious to see what moto journalists ride when they’re not reporting on other people’s bikes. This hot-rodded Ducati Monster 750 belongs to Alicia Mariah Elfving—better known as the Motolady, and one of the biggest personalities in the online moto world.<p>There’s a fair bit of sweat and …