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4 Vintage Icons for Budget Car Shoppers

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> We love scouring the internet for reasons to spend money we don’t have on cars we daydream about owning, and these are our picks this …

Watch a 1,380-hp Nissan GT-R go 189 mph … sideways

If you want to break a world record, it helps to choose an esoteric one in order to cut down on competition. Drifting is more about style and smoky …

Heel and toe technique explained in detail

If you drive a car with a manual transmission and frequent this website, chances are that you’ve heard of the term “heel and toe” before. It’s …

Japanese Grand Prix

10 Modern Cars That Will Almost Definitely Be Future Classics

Want an investment? These are probably good places to start.<p>Some cars, like Ferraris and Lamborghinis, are nearly a lock to become more valuable in the next 20 or so years. But other cars are hit or miss. We asked you yesterday what cars made within the past 10 years are most likely to become …

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Some top measurements from CERN's Large Hadron Collider | Life & Physics

Photograph: CMS/CERN<p>Hadronic jets, probably produced by a pair of highly-boosted (that is, fast-moving) top quarks, measured by the CMS detector in a 13 TeV proton-proton …

Here’s the 411 on the EmDrive: the ‘physics-defying’ thruster even NASA is puzzled over

Even if you don’t keep up with developments in space propulsion technology, you’ve still probably heard about the EmDrive. You’ve probably seen …

Britain's dumbest thief caught seconds after shouting 'catch me if you can'

Watch the moment a man from Wigan steals from a shop and is caught immediately afterwards before taking another "freebie"<p>A video has emerged of a man from Wigan attempting to steal a drink from a local convinience shop.<p>He picks up the drink shouting "catch me if you can" to the staff.<p>Shop workers …

Seven record-breaking roller coasters that will throw you for a loop

Rollercoasters might just be one of humanity’s most impressive creation. Seriously — have you ever been to Six Flags before? It’s crazy. The …

2016 Ford Mustang Galpin Rocket Speedster Debuts at Pebble

At the 2014 L.A. auto show, Henrik Fisker made big news as he showed a sexy, carbon-fiber-bodied Ford Mustang–based concept called the Rocket, which became a production reality with the help of Galpin Auto Sports of Van Nuys, California. Now, roughly nine months later—surprising no one—Fisker and …

Obamacare Appears To Be Working Everywhere But Texas

While their attorney general and former governor are under indictment, Texas is also the only state with an uninsured health care population over 20%. The list of problems just keeps growing, as does the list of Texas state officials who fail to cooperate with the law.<p><i>The Los Angeles Times</i> poses a …

Cheap tablets: what to avoid, what to look for

Buying an affordable tablet? Let us just say you are stepping into dangerous territory. The low-to-mid-end tablet market is full of devices, but so many of them will make you regret your investment, as small as it may be.<p>That’s not to say there’s no good options out there when it comes to cheap …

7 best Android apps for musicians and music makers

The mobile boom brought forth a world of opportunities to creative individuals – especially musicians. Gone are the days when these artists were bound to full studio equipment (which costs fortunes) in order to get anything done. Professional music makers still need those, but our smartphones and …

The Minecraft Farlands: One Man's Quest to Reach the End of World

<b>A quest to the edge of an endless world can feel like an eternal glitch.</b><p>The YouTuber Kurt J. Mac is currently on an impossible mission. He is trying …

Abstract Macro Photos of Menstrual Blood Capture the Beauty of Life

“Beauty in Blood” is an ongoing project by Denver-based artist Jen Lewis that consists of abstract macro photographs of Lewis’ own menstrual …

Menstruation

How to master your equalizer settings for the perfect sound

Most folks are at least vaguely familiar with what an equalizer (EQ) looks like. For some of us, those rows of sliders arranged into a kind of smiley …

Supreme Court: Police cannot prolong traffic stops

Delays Could Infringe Upon Motorists' Fourth Amendment Rights<p>Police officers cannot detain motorists for any longer than necessary during ordinary traffic stops. In a ruling issued Tuesday, the Supreme Court placed new limits on the power law enforcement officers have to detain motorists beyond the …

Here Are the Only 6 Food Trends You Need to Know for 2015

With all due respect to sports geeks, music freaks, stock jocks, and teenage girls, there is no group more obsessed with The Next Big Thing …

Food

Where You're From, According to What You Call a Sub Sandwich

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>In this rich tapestry of a nation, people can call sub sandwiches whatever they want and it'll be completely, 100% kosher (in the metaphorical sense -- about 1% of these sandwiches are actually kosher). Of course, that doesn't stop the terminology you use from revealing a whole lot …

All You Need to Drive Obama's Motorcade Is a Driver's License

Who needs experience?<p><i>The New York Times</i> reports that the Secret Service relies on untrained volunteer drivers to transport White House staff and reporters in President Obama's motorcade. The volunteers pilot 15-passenger vans, and are usually located between the armored Secret Service vehicles and …

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70 Years in Hawaii: 1942 Willys MB

This 1942 Willys MB (chassis 109280) was delivered new to Hawaii in 1942 and remained there until recently after being rescued from a field. Restored …

Watch This Man Turn a DeLorean Into a Monster Truck, a Limo, and a Hovercraft

Avoid flat-spotting and choose your own tire-storage adventure.<p>John Z. DeLorean's DMC-12 began with an ambitious idea—a Wankel-powered sportscar—that was whittled down by production pressures and other issues to become a not-particularly-sporty shadow of DeLorean's dream. It became an icon in spite …

Next-gen Chevy Volt gets Corvette looks, adjustable regen levels

The hood may say "full speed ahead." The regenerative braking system says "slow down a bit." One person's automotive improvements is another's identity crisis, all in a day's work analyzing the new Chevrolet Volt.<p>The next-generation version of General Motors' first extended-range plug in will …

The NY Times Is Killing Its Car Section; This Review Is Proof It Shouldn't

This weekend’s Sunday <i>New York Times</i> Automobiles section will be the Gray Lady’s last; the paper has decided—perhaps foolishly—for business reasons to no longer publish what had become, over 20 years, a weekend ritual for those of us in the business and many of you reading this now.<p>The closure hits …

20 Awesome Ideas For Your Jack-O-Lantern

[bs_slideshow]<p>Tonight is my personal favorite night of the Halloween season: the night I carve the pumpkins! Ever since I was a little kid, I couldn’t wait for the night I got to carve pumpkins with my family. Picking out your perfect pumpkin, deciding upon your perfect design, and then drawing it …

Texas Cop Patrick Quinn Offered To Let Suspect Go If He Could Sniff Her Feet: DA

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player<p>Authorities in Harris County, Texas, are raising a stink over a school police officer who allegedly offered to let a suspect off the hook if she would let him sniff her feet.<p>Patrick Quinn, 26, a former police officer for the Cypress-Fairbanks …

Android customization - inspired by Android Lollipop floating notifications, build this simple Tasker notification today

I am looking out the window at this very moment, it is windy and raining hard. I was able to prepare for it though because my weather warning system built using Zooper Widget in last week’s Android customization series notified me. Speaking of notifications, today we want to step up the …

10 Things You Never Knew About Candy Corn, The Candy You Love To Hate

Americans love to hate on candy corn. And by love to hate, we mean that in 2012, candy corn was the top-selling Halloween candy and the most talked about candy during Halloween, but the general public seems to voice an opinion that candy corn is just the worst.<p>So, why do you absolutely despise …

Automatic Diary App Rove Hits Android

Automatic ‘diary’ app Rove has been gradually iterating on iOS for some time, and today it’s made the leap to Android.<p>Rove is designed to bridge the gap between apps like Facebook’s Moves (that track your activity) and those like Timehop that present old memories in an attractive way. It logs the …

Ninja Sphere promises to turn your house into a smart home for $329

Back in January, a smart home device called Ninja Sphere made over $650,000 on Kickstarter. Now, its creators (Ninjablocks) has started accepting its first pre-orders outside the crowdfunding website for $329 per unit. But, what can a Ninja Sphere do in the first place? Well, this …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

What you need to know about speeding laws across America.<p>Everyone, with the exception of the Buick driver parked in the left lane, exceeds the speed limit once in a while. You generally know how much law-breaking you can get away with where you live—a few over on the highway is flow-of-traffic …

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