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How the Media Got a Study About Vegetarianism Really, Really Wrong

Like, really.<p>If you're the sort of person who believes bacon makes everything better, then a study that made headlines this week claiming a vegetarian diet can kill you was probably a welcome sight. Enough with this nonsense about how eating less meat is better for you, for animals, and for the …

'Super-Earth' is super hot, NASA telescope discovers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have known for years that 55 Cancri e, a "super-Earth" 40 light years from Earth, is a bit warm. Now they have a better idea of exactly how hot.<p>NASA said Wednesday its Spitzer Space Telescope has created a temperature map of 55 Cancri e, the first graphical representation of heat …

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

A Night to Remember at the Vatican: Pictures

These Volkswagen Concept Cars Look Insane And Are Ridiculously Fast

Over the years, Volkswagen has sold million of its Golf and Jetta economy cars.<p>Their reputations and popularity solidified their image as fun, but not overwhelmingly powerful, street cars.<p>Cars like the 1980s era VW Rabbit and Cabrio models were peppy little rides with small engines. Even the GTi …

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Cars Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

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Supercar Garage Tour With Amy Macdonald | Top Gear Live

Ben Barker joins Verva Lechner Racing for 2014

14 Mar<p>Motorsport<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>Ben Barker, the sole British Porsche Mobil1 Supercup representative, has moved to the Verva Lechner Racing team for …

TOTD: McLaren P1 or Porsche 918 Spyder?

Now that you’ve read all about the 2014 McLaren P1 and how unbelievably fast it is, we have a scenario for you: you have a million and change to spend on one car. Do you buy the McLaren P1 or the also-wickedly fast Porsche 918 Spyder? One-percenter problems, right?<p>As you found out in our First Test …

Porsche reveal cause of 991 GT3 fires

18 Mar<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>The pair of engine failures that caused two brand new Porsche 991 GT3s to ignite were the result of a problem with a piston …

Aston Martin Opens Registration for Ice Driving Program

It turns out that people love driving in the snow, especially when they’re behind the wheel of an Aston Martin. The British automaker’s first U.S. ice driving program last month was such a success that the company wants to do it again, as next year’s program has already been scheduled.<p>Located at an …

A Rolls-Royce in your driveway? There’s an app for that

In the beginning, there was the World Wide Web, which offered the car enthusiast seemingly endless information, provided he or she was willing to wait – and wait – for it to download.<p>Online configurators, which today allow virtual customisation right down to the stitching pattern on the leather …

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S v Carrera 2S | evo TRACK BATTLES

Chromecast officially available across Europe and in Canada starting today

Sure, a few eager Amazon shoppers might have been enjoying the Chromecast on the other side of the pond, more or less straight after it launched in the US. However, those Europeans (update: and Canadians) waiting for an official retail channel, (as suspected) your time has finally come. Google just …

Eleven more countries: Google launches Chromecast in Europe and Canada

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>The rumors were true: Google (s GOOG) is taking its Chromecast streaming stick beyond U.S. borders. Chromecast will officially …

The 5 Best Reasons For Buying The Xbox One Instead Of A PS4

<i>It’s November, and that means that next-gen consoles are finally on their way. Both consoles have their strengths and weaknesses, and both consoles are going to appeal to different kinds of gamers. In that spirit, I’m running a mini-series on whether you should by the Xbox One, the PS4, or neither.</i> …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

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Microsoft’s Hardware Team Went Through Nearly 200 Controller Designs For Its New Xbox One Console

Microsoft’s forthcoming Xbox One console is the company’s vision for living room entertainment for the next half decade. Today at GigaOm’s Roadmap conference in San Francisco, Carl Ledbetter, who led the industrial design of the console, discussed how it came to fruition.<p>The design of the new …

Microsoft warns users of hacker attacks

<b>Microsoft has warned that hackers could exploit a "vulnerability" in its operating system to gain user rights to the affected computers.</b><p>It said attackers could exploit this by requesting users to preview or open a specially crafted email or web content.<p>Microsoft said it was "aware of targeted …

Apple reveals government data request figures

Apple has published details of the customer data, including pictures and emails, that it has released to governments around the world<p>The United States government topped the list, with between 1,000 and 2,000 requests in the six months to 30 June. The company said the US requests affected 2,000 to …

Samsung CEO promises to deliver devices with 'folding displays' in 2015

At Samsung's Analyst Day, alongside talking serious financial numbers, forward looking statements and such, the company has announced that it will bring fully-foldable screens to willing customers some time in 2015. The screen tech (which we've seen an incremental nudge towards with the Galaxy …

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

Your New iPhone Can Put Your Identity At Risk

While many in the press have hailed the fingerprint reader on Apple’s new iPhone-5s as a step forward for mobile security, there are serious issues related to using fingerprint authentication on a smartphone.<p>The most obvious concern is that the system may not work as well as people expect; …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Relax! You can sleep at night. Turns out cutting your fingers off won't help muggers if they steal your shiny new iPhone 5s. Experts have revealed that the iPhone 5s requires a live finger to unlock it. http://www.t3.com/news/severed-fingers-cant-unlock-iphone-5s

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 goes up for pre-order September 18th on T-Mobile

Get your giant hands ready, T-Mobile subscribers. The Un-Carrier announced this morning that the latest version of Samsung's phamed phablet will be going up for pre-order September 18th. Pick it up through the Simple Choice Plan, and the 5.7-inch handset'll run you $199 down plus $21 a month for 24 …

AT&T will start taking Galaxy Gear pre-orders tomorrow

You can stop wondering when AT&T will let you plunk down cash for a Galaxy Gear: the carrier has just announced that it will start taking pre-orders for Samsung's smartwatch at 12:01AM ET tomorrow, September 17th.AT&T hasn't detailed pricing or a final release date, although Samsung has previously …

Thor: The Dark World character posters for Thor and Loki

With just over two months to go before the release of <b>Thor: The Dark World</b>, Marvel Studios has followed up the recent batch of new images by debuting …

Vin Diesel discusses voicing Groot in Guardians Of The Galaxy

<b>After a lengthy game of beating around the bush, Vin Diesel has finally broken his silence regarding his involvement in Guardians Of The Galaxy , and</b> …