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1997 Acura Integra Type R

The ultimate affordable boy racer.<p>From the March 1997 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>At a blaring 8400 rpm, the Acura Integra Type R's pistons are pedaling at about 80 feet per second—much higher than the commonly accepted threshold of 67 feet per second. That's close to the piston speeds in Formula 1 and …

Motorcycles

Nearly 12,000 lightning strikes reported in state, sparking fires

Nearly 12,000 lightning strikes were reported throughout California on Monday, some of which sparked 61 new fires.<p>The lightning caused many new fires across Northern California, including 33 in the region's national forests.<p>Clusters of lightning were especially heavy along the Owens Valley and the …

Correction: Flooding-Michigan story

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — In a story Aug. 12 about flooding in Michigan, The Associated Press, relying on information from the Warren Fire Department, reported erroneously that a woman died after suffering seizures when her car stalled in high water. The department sent a summary of the incident to the …

Christian radio host: Ebola could end “atheism, homosexuality, sexual promiscuity, pornography and abortion”

The radical “Trunews” host has terrible theories about the Ebola virus<p>Rick Wiles, host of "Trunews" and fervent end of the world predictor, has some truly disturbing thoughts about the deadly Ebola virus.<p>On Tuesday, the host welcomed arrival of Ebola patients to the U.S., Right Wing Watch reported. …

Un culto pentecostal inaugura el mayor tempo religioso de Brasil

La Iglesia Universal del Reino de Dios convierte 300 millones de dólares de donaciones en una iglesia para 10.000 fieles<p>A las siete de la tarde del …

The Biggest Closet in America

A fashion dream gleans an unexpected use.<p><b>Update, 12/11:</b> Your dream of owning the largest closet in America can now officially come true: Theresa Roemer's home (fully equipped with the now infamous three story closet) has just been listed on the market, according to Curbed. For a cool $12 million, …

The Best Documentary About Los Angeles You've Never Seen Is Finally Coming Out On DVD

It only took a decade, but the best documentary on Los Angeles is finally being released on DVD. Until now, you've only been able to catch "Los …

Giant African snails meant for human consumption seized at LAX

U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspectors seized a live shipment of 67 giant African snails at Los Angeles International Airport this …

Before the 110 Freeway, Figueroa Street Ran Through These Tunnels

Driving through the Figueroa Street Tunnels might be one of L.A.'s most dramatic freeway experiences. As you plunge through the first Art Deco …

California

The Glorious Supermoon That Filled Our Skies Over The Weekend

fullscreen<p>There are only three times this summer where we'll get to gaze up at the sky and catch a glimpse of a glowing, badass supermoon—and the …

Meet Mobile Odin, a must-have app for flashing Android phone or tablet software

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Gadget Helpline<p>Modifying the operating system on an Android(s goog) device has been an arcane process for years. …

The AT&T and Verizon Galaxy S5 has been rooted, $18,000 bounty claimed by Geohot

The phone-hacking community has finally rooted the Galaxy S5 for AT&T and Verizon, unlocking the full power of the device. Thanks to the skills of a …

Android Phones

High Jewelry by Van Cleef & Arpels — New Van Cleef & Arpels “Jewels & Watches” Catalog

National Geographic Travel

Argentina Scientists Are Now Attaching Backpacks To Collect Cow Farts

Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming.<p>With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas released in the US each year, a group of scientists at Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Technology is now attaching backpacks to cows to …

China’s war on smog will rein in global coal demand

China's pollution epidemic has finally spurred the country's leadership to declare a war on smog. It's about time. Chinese citizens are angry about what's going into their lungs, while a recent government report says pollution has left 16 per cent of the country's land unfit for use. Much of that …

China to impose tougher penalties on polluters in new environmental law | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Thursday passed amendments to the country’s environmental protection law that will impose tougher penalties on polluters in the most sweeping revisions to the law in 25 years.<p>A man wearing a face mask walks through the Lujiazui financial district of Pudong on a hazy day …

Silicon Valley Now at Epicenter of Worst California Drought in Decades

The weekly U.S. Drought Monitor is out, and the statistics are exceptionally grim for California and parts of the Southwest.<p>For the first time in the …

Warren Buffett Shuts Down One of the Dirtiest Power Plants in the U.S.

Solar energy will replace coal as a notorious Nevada power plant is shuttered.<p>When Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway acquired Nevada’s biggest utility in 2013, it also picked up Reid Gardner, a 557-megawatt coal-fired power plant outside of Las Vegas that regularly tops lists of the most toxic …

Texas’ drinking water shortage has gotten so bad, one city is turning to toilets

Welcome to the new reality of extreme droughts<p>As three years of ongoing drought take their toll, Wichita Falls, Texas, is on the verge of becoming the first city in the country where half of the drinking water is recycled from wastewater -- including the water flushed down toilets.<p>Not that there's …

Watch: The catastrophic rise of CO2

We’re dumping greenhouse gases into the atmosphere at a dizzying pace<p>Last May, the world hit a major milestone when levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide surpassed 400 parts per million for the first time in what may have been 3 million years of Earth's history. It was a big deal, even though it was …

All the World's Glaciers, Mapped

The first statistical analysis of the world's glacier distribution offers insight into melting ice.<p>There are, at the moment, nearly 200,000 glaciers on Earth. They have a volume of nearly 106,000 miles cubed, and cover an area of about 453,000 miles squared. This means they cover an area roughly …

Global Warming

An 'unstoppable,' cataclysmic glacier meltdown is already underway

Two separate studies released this week are announcing a bleak future for the West Antarctic Ice Sheet — and an accompanying sea-level rise across the globe. Both groups of researchers conclude that global warming is accelerating the disintegration of large parts of the ice sheets, and that the …

China

These cities could be hugely impacted by rising sea levels

The unstoppable collapsing of West Antarctic glaciers could greatly impact New York, New Orleans, Miami and more<p>Two papers warning of the unstoppable collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet were published on Monday. This inevitable melting of huge glaciers -- caused in part by climate change, and …

The people of Miami know about climate change. We're living it

Politicians who refuse to acknowledge global warming should visit Florida where climate change is all too real<p>Clear skies above but water below, a woman on a moped navigates a flooded street corner on Miami Beach, an all-too-familiar sign for residents of this iconic peninsula where the ocean seems …

Air Pollution Is Lowering The IQs–And Earning Potential–Of New York City Children

The city could improve education programs all they want, but kids who are most exposed to dangerous air pollution are starting from behind already and will earn less in their lifetimes.<p>Some of the biggest barriers blocking children’s access to opportunity are also the most invisible. It’s no small …

An Insurance Company Is Suing 200 Illinois Towns For Not Being Better Prepared For Climate Change

Farmers Insurance is asking the communities to return flood claims from the spring of 2013, which caused at least $218 million in losses. The towns should have done more to fortify their sewers and stormwater drains, the group argues. Rosenberg:<p>The legal debate may center on whether an uptick in …

Climate