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Watch a Rally-Built Porsche 911 Lap the Nurburgring—Backwards

As if it wasn't hard enough memorizing the Green Hell.<p>There's a reason the Nürburgring is known as the "Green Hell." It's one of the most challenging tracks in the world, with blind crests, fast sweepers, and almost no runoff. People crash all the time going the right way around, so imagine how …

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These Photos Of Flying Kittens Are What You Need Right Now

Warning: This post will make you want to adopt all the cats.<p>Photographer Seth Casteel wants more people to adopt cats. His plan is simple yet genius: take really cute pictures of cats. And, when possible, really cute pictures of cats <i>mid-air.</i><p>Casteel’s recent photography book, titled “Pounce,” …

15 Times Baby Seals Were Just Water Puppies

Puppies of the sea!<p><i>Disclaimer: Some of these babies are sea lions or fur seals, which aren't ~true seals~, but alas, they are all water puppies nonetheless.</i>

A pilot describes what it was like to fly Hong Kong's flag airline's last Boeing 747 flight

Captain John Graham has good reason to feel a rush of nostalgia as he takes his seat in the cockpit for the last Cathay Pacific Boeing 747 passenger flight. He has flown this iconic aircraft for more than 30 years and this very machine was the setting for a meeting that turned his life upside …

Commuters start punching each other as Southern Rail continues to implode

<b>Commuters were apparently so stressed about the train delays this morning that they started punching each other.</b><p>Today was the first day of the Rail, …

Japanese train conductor blames foreign tourists for overcrowding

Rail company reprimands conductor who made announcement blaming foreigners for inconveniencing Japanese passengers<p>A railway company in Japan has reprimanded a conductor who blamed the large number of foreign tourists on a crowded train for inconveniencing Japanese passengers.<p>The outburst will have …

3 Things Your Husky Loves More Than Anything

Advertisement<p>There is a lot of variation in temperament, personality, and health within any given dog breed. Like us, a dog’s genes and the things he …

Hunting shipwrecks in the new Toyota Hilux

We head to Namibia's Skeleton Coast to find a shipwreck in the desert. It's as crazy as it sounds...<p>1/19<p>On 5 September 1909, the Eduard Bohlen ran …

This Cat Did Not Live for 31 Years Just to See Trump Become President

When I was born in 1985, the world was a different place. Many of you probably weren’t alive yet, and that’s OK. Young people are our future, I …

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LEAKED: Microsoft Paint is getting an incredible upgrade in Windows 10

Microsoft Paint is a true classic, having been introduced as part of Windows 1.0 way back in 1985. But it also hasn't been changed much since then — why mess with a good thing?<p>Well, according to videos uncovered by Twitter user WalkingCat, Microsoft Paint is soon to get a huge upgrade in Windows …

Family told son’s cancer isn’t exceptional circumstances for flight refund

A family was refused a refund on flights after they were told their son’s cancer diagnosis was not an ‘exceptional circumstance’.<p>Oscar Long, from …

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Photographer Philipp Rupprecht Shoots the Porsche 918 Spyder Hypercar in a Locomotive Hall

Cars are beautiful pieces of machinery, some more so than others. Photographer Philipp Rupprecht came across a chance to shoot a Porsche 918 Spyder …

Dozens of passengers injured after New York City commuter train derails

Several passengers on New York's Long Island Railroad were injured Saturday night after an eastbound train derailed when it struck a work train.<p>LIRR spokesman Sal Arena told the Associated Press that the first three cars of the 12-car train went off the tracks east of New Hyde Park, N.Y. shortly …

18 Adorable Animals Who Will Take Your Mind Off Of Things

Responsibilities? What are those?

This Is How Amazon.com Could Add Millions of New Prime Members

When <b>Amazon.com</b>(NASDAQ: AMZN) bought video game streaming siteTwitch for $1.1 billion two years ago, many analysts were puzzled by the acquisition. Twitch had plenty of loyal broadcasters and viewers, but it was unclear how the site would be integrated into Amazon's sprawling ecosystem.<p>However, …

Funny faces of drowsy pets captured during and after surgery

These pet photos capture what cats and dogs go through before, during and after surgery at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.<p>From a Staffordshire Bull Terrier recovering from an operation to a tiny kitten being prepared for surgery, the images show an average day at the new Veterinary Hospital and Centre …

The Seat Recline Debate Continues — Violently This Time

A violent altercation occurred between two passengers on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 aboard a Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” airplane — which operated as …

2018 Lamborghini Aventador Spied on the Nurburgring Track

2018 Lamborghini Aventador Roadster was spotted during tests earlier this year, and now it has been spotted again as it appeared on the Nurburgring. …

The greatest train journey on Earth

Photo: Alamy<p>The Trans-Siberian is more than just a railway. It’s a journey into the psyche of modern Russia; a triumph of engineering; a movable feast through the largest – and, perhaps, most mysterious – nation on Earth<p><i>By Gavin Haines, Wednesday 5 October 2016</i><p>Crossing seven time zones, between …

Pomeranian, Husky dog mix will melt your heart

Get ready for your heart to explode.<p>Meet the Pomsky!<p>The new designer breed has gotten a lot of attention lately. Mostly because it looks like a smaller version of the Siberian Husky.<p>Not much is known about the health of the breed because the relatively new breed only started getting traction a few …

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This Redesigned Map Of U.S. Train Routes Might Make You Actually Want To Take Amtrak

You might not have known it from the old map, but you can actually get to a lot of places by train (if you’re willing to take a while).<p>If it’s hard to picture the U.S. with a high-speed rail network like China’s–with trains going 186 miles an hour, and rail trips more than 70% faster than they are …

You want this road-legal BMW M1 Procar

The 31st of 40 BMW M1 Procars has just popped up for sale in California, and we want it. Quite badly, in fact.<p>Chassis 31 was never raced, but instead …

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A Lamborghini was transformed into the Batmobile with a top speed of 200 miles per hour

Car manufacturer Caresto dismantled a Lamborghini to make an awesome-looking, drivable Batmobile:<p>Caresto got inspiration for the car from "Batman: Arkham Knight," a 2015 video game based on the Batman comics. The car first raced in the Gumball 3000, a 3,000-mile supercar race that takes place on …

17 Photos of the Most Eerie Abandoned Sites in the World

And in some cases, actually haunted.<p>From vacant theme parks to deserted sanatoriums, these places manage to be both haunting and strangely beautiful at the same time.

Cuddling kittens can kill you, warn scientists

Cuddling a kitten may always make you feel better - but it could be dangerous to your health, according to experts.<p>Doctors from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the US conducted a large-scale survey of the cat-borne bacterial disease cat scratch fever.<p>They found the scope and impact of …