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Three Ways To End Life On Earth, According To 1962

A disturbing thought experiment (with diagrams) by Cold War-era scientists<p><i>This article, written by Martin Mann, originally appeared in the September 1962 issue of</i> Popular Science <i>magazine. "Man's Last Big Blast," published just a month before the Cuban missile crisis, describes in frightening detail</i> …

War

This Is The Vehicle That Will Replace The Humvee

Now all it needs is a catchier nickname than 'LATV'<p>This side of a tank, there is no more iconic U.S. Army vehicle that the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMVV), or as it’s better known, the Humvee. Design on them started in the late 1970s, with the Jeep-like vehicles first delivered …

Military

This Week On The Forums: LS1Tech Goes Full 'Monte', 700RWHP 996, And More

Sometimes, the news is simply too bleak to reflect upon.<p>So we'll turn these usually topical lines toward Wikipedia's entry for Action Park, a New …

New Jersey

Jeremy Clarkson's Amazon Deal Could Be Worth $15 Million per Year

All the Top Gear guys are set to get big raises from their BBC days.<p>We already knew that the move from the BBC to Amazon's Prime streaming service would be a bit of a windfall for the <i>Top Gear</i> presenters. But now <i>The Mirror</i> is reporting tha the guys are expected to receive a rather handsome raise for …

2017 Ford GT Ordering Process Details

Interested in the new Ford GT? Well, better start getting your affairs in order, because you won’t merely be able to walk into your neighborhood Ford dealership and pick one up the same way you would, say, grab a new Focus. As first brought to light by <i>Road & Track</i> via Reddit, Ford will set up a …

Ford GT

Google Executive Surprises Wife with Ferrari FXX K For Her Birthday

Happy birthday, Christine.<p>Google executive Benjamin Sloss, known in automotive circles as being a huge gearhead, decided to take his wife, Christine, to Fiorano for some lapping in their 599 XX as a treat for her birthday. The 599 XX, the Ferrari that you cannot legally drive outside your own …

Ferrari

Can-Am Spyder review: Newbies may dig it, serious bikers, not so much

The Can-Am Spyder is one of the most eye-catching vehicles on the road, a Batmobike that elicits squeals of delight from people who don't ride motorcycles and sneers of disdain from people who do.<p>Non-bikers like its futuristic, forward-leaning looks; its wide, stable stance; and its ease of …

Tesla P85D Love, Hydrogen Stations, Electric Hyundai, New Smart ForTwo: The Week In Reverse (Video)

<i>Which green car broke the Consumer Reports new-car rating system?</i><p><i>And, what automaker did we hear may be planning an all-electric car before the end</i> …

The Vatican is in damage-control mode after the Pope sent his blessings to a same-sex family

When Francesca Pardi sent Pope Francis her children’s book, <i>Why do you have two moms?</i> she probably wasn’t expecting a response.<p>In her letter, sent on June 19, Pardi expresses respect for Catholics and says many have treated her well, but also says that representatives of the church have been …

Human Rights