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This V10-Swapped BMW E46 M3 Sounds Like an F1 Car

Also, it shoots lots of flames.<p>The E46-generation BMW M3 is already a wonderful car—but it gets even more wonderful once you swap in the 500-horsepower 5.0-liter V10 from the E60 M5. It also shoots a lot more flames.<p><i>Welcome to Better Than Coffee, your daily dose of car sounds designed to help you</i> …

BMW

5 ways HomePod could catch up with its rivals

The iPhone dominates smartphone sales charts. The iPad is so ubiquitous that, for many, its name is a catch-all term for any tablet. The Mac is the most desirable computer out there. But the HomePod? Not so much.<p>According to figures released this week, Apple’s smart speaker made up just a tiny 6 …

Tech Trends

Modern house in Connecticut appears to float on water

Stunning<p>We’ve seen houses built around trees—but what about ponds? This house in Connecticut was designed to follow the banks of a large pond on the property, effectively blending nature into the home.<p>Cutler Anderson Architects split the house into three parts to make it easier for the structure to …

Architecture

Boeing's folding wingtips get the FAA green light

Passengers on Boeing's new line of 777 planes might not have to take a bus from the gate across the tarmac, despite much larger wings potentially making it difficult for the aircraft to navigate terminals. That's because the company received Federal Aviation Administration approval today for its …

Aviation

Amazon announces steep Whole Foods discounts for Prime members

Amazon is making its Prime price hike a bit more digestible for Whole Foods customers. The online retailer announced on Wednesday that all Prime …

Amazon Fire TV

Alexa Is a Revelation for the Blind

Legally blind since age 18, my father missed out on the first digital revolution.<p>“Is it ‘Electra?’” my father asks, leaning in close to the Amazon Echo my mother has just installed. Leaning in close is his trademark maneuver: Dad has been legally blind since age 18, the result of a horrible car …

Parenting

Someone Please Get This Kindergartener an Award For His Hysterical Weather Forecast Video

When Nashville kindergartener Carden Corts was assigned a school project to create his very own weather forecast video, he truly went above and beyond, and the result is nothing short of A+-worthy. The young student teamed up with his dad, who works in video production, according to Mashable, to …

Designing an Oil Pipeline Inspection Drone

Oil pipeline monitoring is a quite sensitive job and to some extent dangerous. Therefore, they should be done with a high precision to distinguish …

Hollywood's scariest supercomputer joins the Amazon Alexa family

"I'm sorry, Alexa. I'm afraid I can't do that."<p>No one seems particularly freaked out at the idea of computers in our homes that listen to us, respond …

I don’t know why this exists, but it looks beautiful

“Levitating _____” is a classic Kickstarter formula. There are levitating clocks, levitating tops, levitating turntables, levitating speakers, levitating incense holders, levitating light bulbs, and so many levitating plants. None of these are strictly useful, but all of them look amazing and …

The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road

Tesla’s Model 3 is making progress heading out to customers (though not as much as either Tesla or those on the waiting list would like) and as a result, we got a chance to spend some time in one of the new production models that just rolled off the line. The Model 3 is a much more affordable car …

Watch A Tesla Model 3 Go Flat Out On Laguna Seca Raceway

Seems like the tornado of hype surrounding the 2017 Tesla Model 3 has calmed down a little. But even after all the test drives and build-quality …

Porsche unveils its insanely fast Tesla Model X rival

Porsche continues to target Tesla. After taking a swipe at the Model S, X and 3 maker last week, the German automaker just surprised us in Geneva with the Mission E Cross Turismo SUV (even though Porsche calls it a CUV, a cross utility vehicle). Watch out Model X.<p>Gallery: Porsche Cross Tourismo …

For $33,500, Could This 2011 Lotus Evora Be Your Everything?

Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Evora follows Lotus’ long-standing tradition of anointing its cars with names that begin with ‘e.’ Let’s see if this …

Asus’ blatant iPhone X ripoff convinced me that Apple made the right choice with the notch

I’ve been using the iPhone X for almost four months now and not a day goes by that I don’t notice the notch. Just because I got used to it, it …

FLASHBACK: Donald Trump Rushed To Stop An Assailant In 1991 Even Though He Didn’t Have A Weapon

Democrats, true to ignorant form, are once again frivolously giggling at President Trump for suggesting he would have entered the Parkland school …

NRA directly appealed to Trump against raising age for firearms purchases

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> National Rifle Association leaders appealed directly to President Donald Trump about not raising the age limit for buying certain firearms, a senior administration official tells CNN.<p>The appeal came when Trump had lunch with the leaders on Sunday. The official said the NRA would …

Donald Trump

Meet Eve Jobs, Steve Jobs' 19-year-old daughter

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is legendary for helping start the personal computer revolution and for building a business worth billions.<p>Now, there's a …

Bill Gates

This $11 accessory makes your living room better for watching movies than a theater

Who would think that a simple little gadget that costs just $11 on Amazon could have such a profound impact on your TV watching experience? But such …

Woodland House / ALTUS Architecture + Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sited on a wooded plateau overlooking a wetland and lake beyond, this new residence seeks to quietly …

How the 2018 Buick Regal GS Stacks up Against the Kia Stinger GT

Which liftgate-equipped four-door would you choose?<p>In the past, Americans who wanted a more practical alternative to a four-door sedan didn’t have many options. They could either buy one of the few wagons on the market, or they could make the jump to a crossover. But recently, a couple automakers …

Review: VOCOlinc’s smart power strip is an affordable way to add HomeKit to 3 devices

Adding HomeKit to your house can be expensive, but as the technology progresses, more affordable options have been making their way to market that make HomeKit a viable choice for a broader market.<p>A couple of weeks ago, Zac reviewed Hong Kong-based VOCOlinc’s HomeKit-enabled LED light strips, …

7 display settings that can make your iPhone screen clearer

Make your iPhone easier on your eyes.<p>An iPhone ($999.99 at T-Mobile USA) looks pretty good right out of the box, but after you slip it into even the slimmest of cases and start using it under a variety of lighting conditions, the screen and body can lose some of their luster. I can't help you with …

Tutorials

The Army says its next-generation assault rifle will pack a punch like a tank's main gun

The Army claims its new assault rifle will unleash a hailstorm of specially-designed shells with as much chamber pressure as a battle tank to tear through even the most advanced body armor — and if all goes according to plan, the soldiers will get them to play with sooner than they thought.<p>The …

Ammunition

Amazon has a $27 multi-color LED light strip that syncs to your music

When we first caught wind of the DotStone Music-Syncing LED Strip Lights, we thought they sounded kind of cheesy, to be honest. Then we actually …

These LED bulbs offer 100 watts worth of light: Which is best?

100-watt replacement LEDs like these are plenty bright and surprisingly affordable. Let's put them to the test.<p>Most folks think of 60-watt light bulbs as the basic standard for common household lighting. If you want something brighter, you upgrade to, say, a 100-watt bulb. The thing is, most …

Home Automation

Trump Is Winning

Are you sick and tired of it yet?<p>Donald Trump is on track to win reelection to the presidency of the United States.<p>Yes, despite Russiagate, despite shitholegate and despite whatever gate he blunders through next. Despite approval ratings that would make Nixon weep. Despite his mind-numbing …

Donald Trump

Trump offers plenty of ideas but no concrete plan on guns

The White House said the president, who echoed NRA talking points in a West Wing gathering with law enforcement, is ‘going to take input from a lot of folks.’<p>Arming teachers. “Hardening” schools. Strengthening background checks. Raising the age for gun purchases. Banning bump stocks. Reopening …

Guns

Reviewed: is the DJI Mavic Air the best drone for 2018?

<b>We’ve looked at the DJI Mavic Air to find out whether it delivers on its grand claim of redefining power and portability.</b><p>The first thing to note …