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2016 Toyota Mirai is first fuel-cell car to pace a NASCAR race

Even if you’re not a fan of NASCAR, you may want to tune into the race tonight at Richmond International Raceway.<p>Specifically, you’ll want to pay attention to the pace car.<p>That’s because said pace car will be a 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell sedan.<p>The Mirai will lead the 43-car field on a …

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Are Two Giant Black Holes About to Collide?

A flickering quasar may be signaling that the most colossal of cosmic smashups could be just a few years away.<p>A collision between two giant black holes is the most titanic smashup astronomers can imagine. Nobody’s ever seen it happen—but if a new report in <i>Astrophysical Journal Letters</i> is correct, …

Some Apple Watches Shipping Earlier Than Expected

Late May, June preorders now preparing for shipment...<p>Apple has some good news for early adopters who ended up with an Apple Watch preorder ship date of late May or June. You may be unboxing Apple's first-ever wearable sooner than you think.<p>Earlier today <i>9to5Mac</i> reported that order statuses on some …

Windows 10 preview now includes new Outlook mail app and theme tweaks

Microsoft is releasing a new preview of Windows 10 today with some additional features and changes. While a previous build leaked with new Outlook Mail and Calendar apps, Microsoft is providing them officially today in build 10061. Microsoft is borrowing the new swipe actions from its Outlook for …

Amazon Tests Delivery to Trunks of Audi Cars

Its drone delivery service may still be a few years away from prime time, but Amazon is about to start testing something almost as unexpected right now in Munich, Germany – delivering orders to the trunks of Prime subscribers’ Audi cars.<p>Yes, if you pay your monthly subs to Amazon, live in Munich …

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How to Cook Mussels Like Some Kind of Professional Mussel-Cooker

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Mussels are quick-cooking, inexpensive, and party-friendly. Avoid these common mistakes, and get them right, every time.<p>Quick—name a dish that's inexpensive, quick-cooking, fancy enough for a party, but easy enough to make on a weeknight. If you said mussels, we're on the same …

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Zoë Kravitz Relives Her Own Eating Disorder Battle in New Movie Role

For years, Zoë Kravitz struggled with a painful secret.<p>From the time she was 13 years old until about two years ago, the 26-year-old says she …

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European Commission accuses Russia's Gazprom of unfair practices

The European Commission has accused Russia's Gazprom energy giant of abusing its dominant position in Central and Eastern European natural-gas markets in a move that threatens to add to already strained relations with Moscow.<p>Unveiling the preliminary results of an antitrust investigation Wednesday, …

Google Launches Project Fi, its Mobile Service for Nexus 6 Users

The Google mobile network is at last official: The company has launched its Project Fi service in the United States exclusively for Nexus 6 owners.<p>Detailed in a blog post, Google said Project Fi will cost $20 a month for the basic plan (talk, text, Wi-Fi tethering and coverage in 120+ countries), …

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