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Bankers: College debt bubble mimics housing bubble

A group of bankers have just dumped two more problems on the Federal Reserve's plate.<p>The Federal Advisory Council, made up of 12 bankers who meet quarterly to advise the central bank, warned that farmland prices are inflating "a bubble" and growth in student-loan debt has "parallels to the housing …

Economy

How The 2014 Audi R8 Is Made: Video

The current Audi R8 looks quite a lot like the same old Lamborghini-derived mid-engined GT you've been seeing for the last half-decade. But it's …

Audi R8

12-cylinder 'LS12' will blow your mind, doors off [w/video]

So there you are on May 1 minding your own business on the internet when a forum user called "V12Baker" uploads a picture of the engine block above. But you're on the LS1 forum, a site devoted to the legendary V8s made by General Motors, and that's a V12. V12Baker explains that he sliced two LS1 …

Chevrolet

2014 Maserati Quattroporte S Q4 [w/video]

<i>The First Maserati To Run Full-Time On All Fours</i><p>About six months ago we tested the all-new 2014 Maserati Quattroporte GTS and its 523-horsepower 3.8-liter bi-turbo V8 engine, the latter being built in Maranello, Italy, by Ferrari. There were comments on both sides, mostly positive though, and we …

DIY: Turn your GoPro into a 24-hour dash cam [w/video]

If you've noticed a disturbing lack of dash cam in your life, our friends at sister site <i>Translogic</i> have just the thing for you. They've worked up a quick play-by-play for how to turn your GoPro Hero3 into a go-anywhere camera to record everything that goes on in front of your vehicle.<p>The steps are …

Fatal America's Cup Crash 'Was Not on the Radar for Any of Us'

Sailors of catamarans — those light, fleet, double-hulled sailboats — accept capsizing as a part of the game and train for flips before they ever …

Artemis Racing

Bosch's $449 electric vehicle home charger is a bargain

Today, electric cars are too expensive for most of us, even with prices creeping downward. A Tesla Model S will run you over a grand a month, and even Ford's electric Focus sells for nearly $40,000. Making matters even tougher on the wallet is the fact that a home charging station will set you back …

Electric Vehicles