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This 1905 Fiat with an Airplane Engine Can Hit 127 MPH

For a car that's more than 100 years old, that's insane.<p>Do you like torque? If so, you'll want to give this car a look because boy does it have a lot of torque. Boatloads of torque. Mountains of torque. Only 250 horsepower or so, but about 3,000 pound-feet of torque. Enough torque that it will hit …

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This amazing video will make you want to jump out of a plane and drink Red Bull

Based on their adrenaline-fueled marketing strategy, one might think that Red Bull is actually an action sports production firm rather than a company that makes energy drinks. And maybe they are.<p>The latest film/ad out of the company comes from the Red Bull Air Force, a collection of sky divers and …

Star Wars 8 Script Is "So Good" That JJ Abrams Regrets Not Doing It, Actor Says

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> only just arrived in theaters last week, but talk is now shifting to its follow-up. <i>The Force Awakens</i> actor Greg Grunberg says in a new interview that his friend JJ Abrams recently read the script for <i>Episode</i> <i>VII</i>, due out in theaters in 2017, and was blown away by it.<p>"He …

Designer Releases A 3D-Printed Revolver

Engineering student James Patrick has built a working 3D-printable revolver that uses a rubber band and a nail to fire .22 bullets.<p>The revolver can hold six or eight bullets and moves the cylinder from position to position after each shot. Patrick has built in a protective system that keeps the gun …

Man gets $60,000 Emirates flight with frequent-flyer-miles loophole

Sam Huang<p>If you're looking to fly in style, it doesn’t get much better than a first-class suite aboard the iconic Emirates airline.<p>Travel blogger Sam Huang recently cashed in his Alaska Airlines frequent-flyer miles for a $60,000 trip around the world, and luckily he took plenty of pictures …

Beautiful Woman Sits Next To This Nervous Man On A Plane This Is Priceless

‘Wow’: Boeing Plane Moves Down the Runway, Then Takes Off in a Way You’ve Likely Never Seen Before

A video posted online Thursday by Boeing shows a 787-9 Dreamliner display the aircraft’s technical capabilities by ascending into the air with an incredibly steep take off.<p>“Filmed above Moses Lake, Wash., the video spotlights technical maneuvers that showcase some of the airplane’s many …