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Patient climbs out of moving ambulance, is killed by car

HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A man suffering from a mental illness unbuckled himself from a stretcher, opened the back door of a moving ambulance and jumped out before he was struck and killed by a vehicle that then left the scene, a police official said Tuesday.<p>Frank Ligrnetta, 51, of Bay Shore, was …

NFL

This Fearsomely White 2017 Ford GT Looks Like a Stormtrooper on Wheels

7.2K<p>SHARES<p>Ford fired up the Detroit Auto Show by displaying its forthcoming 650-horsepower, twin-turbo, mid-engined 2017 GT supercar in plain gloss …

Sports Cars

Bare Carbon Fiber Porsche 918 Spyder For Sale In California

Just over two years ago, Porsche set a new record lap around the Nurburgring Nordschleife for a globally homologated production car, with an …

Report: Pagani Zonda Revolucion Sets Nürburgring Nordschleife Record

Just because it's not currently in production doesn't mean the Pagani Zonda isn't still awesome.<p>The Pagani Zonda may have officially ended production, but that doesn't mean it should be forgotten. It's still hanging around, looking cool and driving fast. If the most recent rumor turns out to be …

Supercars

Microsoft thinks Sad Keanu is only 0.01831 sad

Microsoft generated its own meme earlier this year when it tried to guess everyone's age. That produced some pretty amazing results, from 30-year-old kids to zombies aged 87. Microsoft is back at it again, but this time its trying to guess facial expressions in images. Emotion recognition is the …

Machine Learning

Caparo Parent Company Enters Administration, Chairman Dies In Apparent Suicide

Britain’s Caparo T1 was billed as the ‘closest thing to driving a Formula One car on the road’ when it was first unveiled back in 2006. The car …

Comedians

Fallout 4 Video Depicts Massacre of 50 Synths Versus 50 Humans

This video contains minor Fallout 4 spoilers.<p>Does anyone else feel like there's a slightly perversive quality to watching fights to the death that don't involve player interactions? No? Just me then. Well, I've said it now so I can't take it back. I guess I'll just lean into it.<p>I find scenarios …

Snapdragon 820 processor officially announced, features Quick-Charge 3.0, Adreno 530 GPU, 600Mbps LTE cat. 12, more

After months of testing, and pre-release teasers, Qualcomm has finally taken the wraps off its next generation flagship Snapdragon processor. The Snapdragon 820 has a number of capabilities and features which should mean all parts of your phone experience are fast and efficient. Surprisingly, the …

LaFerrari, P1 And 918 Spyder Joined By Veyron Super Sport And Huayra In Latest Comparo: Video

Recently, we saw the Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder finally pitted against each other thanks to British …

Sports Cars

Target Black Friday Deals Include $300 Xbox One With $60 Gift Card

Target's 40-page Black Friday ad emerged today, revealing that the store--like some others--will offer Xbox One and PlayStation 4 hardware bundles starting at $300. The Xbox One deal at Target is sweetened by the fact that the retailer will throw in a $60 gift card to go along with the bundled copy …

Watch A Navy SEAL Break The Wingsuit Distance Record

Silent professional becomes monologuing retiree<p>Wingsuits are humanity’s most creative way of falling without dying. By turning anyone who wears one into an oversized flying squirrel, wingsuits allow for daring, risky flights. Last year, Colombian wingsuiter Jhonathan Florez, who held the record for …

Bugatti Chiron Prototype Caught by Instagrammer on Italian Highway

This test mule sure looks a lot like a production-ready version of the Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo show car.<p>When Bugatti debuted the Vision Gran Turismo concept at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September, the hypercar company hinted quite loudly that whaat we were looking at was the probably Veyron …

Sports Cars

Seven Cars That Might Be Too Powerful for Their Own Good

With great power comes great burnouts...and the challenge of figuring out where to use it safely.<p>With great power comes great burnouts...and the challenge of figuring out where to use it safely.

Sports Cars

SETI seeks signal from mystery star

Star KIC 8462852 made headlines last month for having a possible alien megastructure. SETI team now seeking deliberate radio signal. None found …

Walking
College Sports

10 best alternatives to FaceTime on Android

Looking for a way to get FaceTime for Android? Unfortunately, no such luck as Apple’s popular video chatting app is only for iOS devices.<p>One of the more difficult tasks when moving from iOS to Android is finding a replacement for the ubiquitous FaceTime. What makes it tough is that FaceTime is a …

Apps

Giant crack opens up in Wyoming

Not a danger to humans … just a cool example of nature’s power. The Crack, as locals call it, is now hundreds of yards (meters) long and still …

Cowboys' Dez Bryant curses out media, and is accused of illegally owning a monkey

Dez Bryant only had two catches for 15 yards Sunday after missing five weeks with a broken foot. But that doesn't mean Dallas' star receiver wasn't a topic of discussion Monday morning.<p>In the locker room after the Cowboys' 13-12 loss to Seattle, Bryant went on a tirade, saying members of the media …

Five takeaways from the Lakers' 103-93 loss to the Dallas Mavericks

The<p>Lakers(0-3) fell yet again, losing to theDallas Mavericks(2-1) on Sunday night. Here are five takeaways from the Lakers' 103-93 loss atStaples Center.<p><b>1)</b> After getting blown out in the team's second game of the season, a loss in Sacramento to the<p>Kings, the Lakers would certainly come back strong …

New Star Trek TV Series to Premiere in January 2017

<i>Star Trek</i> is returning to the small screen. The next film in the long-running sci-fi franchise is due to hit cinemas in summer 2016, but now it has been announced that a new <i>Star Trek</i> TV show will premiere in January 2017.<p>The show is being developed at CBS by Alex Kurtzman, the co-writer of the last …

Why some of Greenland's ice sheets have slowed down - Futurity

Despite big increases in ice melt across Greenland, the movement of ice sheets in some areas has slowed down, not accelerated. Satellite images show …

Global Warming

Why the BMW i8 Is the Perfect Car for a High School Reunion

Want to show off? You need weird doors.<p><i>From the November 2015 issue of Car and Driver</i><p>Growing up in Maine, there weren't a lot of nice cars around. This was mainly because nobody had any money, but the dearth of zesty machinery was also a function of Yankee ­cultural mores, which dictate that a …

Keanu Reeves

Twitter touts new Moments feature in TV ad

Moments, Twitter's news stream curated by humans that launched in early October, aims to help users discover the latest in news, sports, fun and …

World Series

You'll soon be able to jailbreak your tablet, smart TV and cars

The Librarian of Congress has issued new rules (PDF) on Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) exemptions, which will allow people to examine, modify and install third-party software in their tablets, smart TVs and vehicles.<p>Set to become law about a year from now, the exemptions enable people to …

This clear Galaxy Note 5 is awesome

All it took was a razor blade, a heat gun, and a suction cup<p>Typically, if you want to personalize your smartphone, you've got two choices: download a cool wallpaper and / or buy some kind of case. Reddit user Skarface08, however, decided instead to take a razor blade and peel the plastic film off …

Galaxy Note

Nintendo is about to make a huge announcement

Nintendo is set to lift the covers off its eagerly-awaited debut into the smartphone gaming world, a move that could open a new revenue stream for …

Retrogaming

Does the 2017 Acura NSX Live up to Its Legendary Predecessor?

We drove the 2017 Acura NSX. Can it compare to its father?<p>The sun has gone wild on the California sky, bending the air red and gold, purple and pink, filtering through swollen clouds and splashing across the asphalt in warm pools. It's fall in Napa Valley, and late afternoon is giving way to early …

Supercars

Make Just Cause 3's Launch Trailer and You Could Win a Gaming PC

Just Cause 3 developer Avalanche Studios and publisher Square Enix are giving fans an opportunity to win a prize package worth $5000 by creating a "1-2 minute trailer that captures all the action, energy, and atmosphere" of the upcoming open-world action game.<p>The trailer will be judged based on …

Intel Corporation