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For Shelby Cobra roadster’s 50th, designers 3D print a working replica

It’s arguably one of the rarest, most coveted and often copied of all cars: The Shelby Cobra. Now it’s also one of the few to arrive as a 3D-printed …

Devialet’s Hi-Tech “Phantom” Implosion Stereo Sounds Better Than Speakers 20X Its Size

You need a big sub-woofer for big bass, right? Wrong. After 10 years of research, French acoustic engineers as Devialet just unveiled a giant step forward in audio that’s just one foot long. The Phantom is a petite, spherical, all-in-one amplifier and speaker that delivers what audiophiles think …

Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul Just Dropped a Yo App Spinoff

If you’re a fan of Breaking Bad’s Jesse Pinkman and his foul-mouthed love for the words “Yo” and “Bitch,” you’re gonna dig actor Aaron Paul’s new messaging app.<p>The actor announced the launch of YB (short for, well, you know) today via Twitter. It’s exactly the same idea as the multimillion-dollar, …

The 20th-anniversary PlayStation 4 looks amazing

PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition<p>PS4 20th Anniversary Edition<p>White Anniversary Box<p>Box Rear<p>Sliding Out of the Box<p>The Box<p>Open Sesame<p>Classic …

This Bionic Bird Dupes Its Real-Life Counterparts

Your iPhone can control this bird-mimicking crowdfunded drone.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Bionic Bird XTIM)</i><p>A smartphone-controlled "bionic bird" is taking to the skies, and it's fooling a few real birds in the process.<p>The crowdfunded Bionic Bird project is a Bluetooth-enabled, carbon-wing drone toy. It can …

World Zombination's factions fight with very different strategies

World Zombination's faction-based strategies<p>Proletariat's upcoming faction-based strategy game for iOS and Android tablets, <i>World Zombination</i>, lets players choose to play as the zombie or human factions, both of which utilize very different strategies to win over cities.<p>Set in a …

The Robotic Search For Lost World War II Airmen

World War II combat pilots have been lost at the bottom of the Pacific ocean for nearly 70 years. Now autonomous robots have been deployed to find them.<p><i>Click here to see the gallery</i><p>On a bright morning in mid-March, Pat Scannon stands on the deck of a 40-foot catamaran looking for an airplane hidden …

CIA Kept Area 51 Secret Because Rumors Cooler Than Reality

A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend.<p>Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in the Nevada desert that has fascinated armchair historians and tormented conspiracy theorists for …

Area 51 and its purpose declassified: No UFOs, but lots of U-2 spy planes

A newly declassified CIA history from 20 years ago spills the story about Nevada's Area 51 and its secret mission — which was not to study UFOs, but to test the U-2 and other spy planes.<p>The CIA's story about the legendary test site is contained in "The Central Intelligence Agency and Overhead …

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How Bethesda Softworks hopes to become the Pixar of gaming

With the recent delay of MachineGames' <i>Wolfenstein: The New Order</i> into 2014, publisher Bethesda Softworks won't be releasing any games during the current calendar year. For most companies, that's pretty close to a death sentence; for Bethesda, it's all part of the plan.<p>The studio has been moving in …

Assassin's Creed 4 video walks through the art of sneaking and stealth

A new gameplay video for <i>Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag</i> features game director Ashraf Ismail walking the viewer through some of the game's stealth mechanics.<p>On the hunt for a Templar weapons dealer, Edward Kenway makes a stop to check out an underwater cave, using a diving bell to head to the ocean …

Last Call- Big Wheel Edition

There’s a big difference between getting older and growing up, and most of that is a factor of the size of one’s toys.<p><i>Last Call indicates the end of</i> …

BaT Exclusive: Ridiculously Clean 1988 BMW E30 M3

<b>8/13/2013 Update:</b> This BMW has been sold.<p><b>From 8/6/2013:</b><p>This 1988 BMW M3 (Chassis WBSAK0306J2196244) is a professionally built street/show/race/track …

Expedition Ready Volkswagen Vanagon Syncro

While I was drooling over the many old Fiats, Lancias, and Alfas at last weekend’s Tutto Italiano car show, it was none of those passionate, oil …

The McLaren M7C was so extreme, F1 immediately banned it

The front wing was dubbed "the Guillotine."<p>Rules change all the time in Formula 1. Teams spend millions to innovate solutions, which the FIA invariably and quickly bans on the basis of safety or unfair advantage. McLaren, being one of the oldest teams on the grid, has had a lot of novel designs …

7 Of The Best Gimmick Drones

Drones that deliver cake, beer, pizza, and more<p>_Click here to enter.<p>Drones, despite years of experience at war, are not yet a technology that's ready for widespread commercial use. That hasn't stopped businesses, including pizza restaurants, dry cleaners, and cake companies, from cashing in on the …

This Damascus steel pocket knife is almost too cool to use

A modern pocket knife made with an ancient technique.<p>Damascus Steel is made by folding sheets of steel on top of one another, resulting in a beautiful pattern sometimes reminiscent of bubbling or flowing water. The process was first used in 300 B.C. and quickly became popular throughout much of …

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What It'd Be Like To Drown In Space

Water doesn't fill a helmet so much as attempt to choke the life out of you. The horrifying behind-the-scenes, below.<p>Two weeks ago, we were impressed by how calm ground control stayed when Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano's helmet sprung a water leak. Now, after watching this video of astronaut …

How Tom West Built A Pirate-Proof Yacht

The 30-ton vessel, Faith, is armored to keep out unwanted guests.<p>Tom West has tackled some impressive builds over the years, including telescopes, a sawmill, and his house in Poland, Indiana. But West, a retired teacher, recently completed his swan song: a 30-ton, 56-foot-long sailboat named <i>Faith</i>. …

The World's Spookiest Weapons

Cyborg animals, psychotropics and flying lasers are just some of the terrifying weapons government labs have cooked up over the years<p>Atom bombs are just the beginning. In the last half-century, the greatest military minds on Earth have developed an arsenal of weapons to make mutually assured …

2004: The Year Driving Peaked?

Research from the University of Michigan shows that the number of miles driven by the average American peaked in 2004 and has been falling since.<p><i>Credit: flickr / brewbooks</i><p>It's a story that makes sense: After the recession began in 2008 fewer Americans could afford the costs of owning and driving a …