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This 2016 Ford Super Duty prototype burned to the ground

The upside? Aluminum bodywork confirmed.<p>Prototype fires? They happen all the time. Seldom though are they so dramatic. This next-generation aluminum-bodied 2016 Ford Super Duty was out testing in the furnace-like heat of Death Valley in California when things went awry.<p>The photos tell the tale: At …

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This is How You Test a Wheel that Will Go 1100 MPH

A 22,487-lb lid descends on a testing chamber as a Bloodhound SSC wheel is spun up to more than 10,000 rpm. This is how you torture test speed record components.<p>The Bloodhound SSC is designed to hit 1100 mph on the salt, so figuring out if its wheels are able to achieve those speeds before …

Before the GT40 owned Le Mans, Ford built a GT 108 prototype

7-liters behind you, open air above.<p>As part of the money-no-object throw down between Henry Ford II and his arch-rival Enzo Ferrari, Ford had his Advanced Vehicles Division burning the midnight high-test trying to build Eric Broadley's Lolas into something that would whup all comers at Le Mans. …

Ocarina of Time's Hyrule recreated in Minecraft

<b>One clever Minecrafter has recreated the entirety of Hyrule as seen in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.</b><p>Forget Great Britain, Westeros and Azeroth: our hearts belong to Hyrule.<p>Minecraft Hyrule, that is (although Hyrule in general is pretty great). Minecrafter Kezsonaj has just finished a …

Geek Life x SEGA T-Shirts: Retrotastic - Technabob

Fans of classic SEGA games will want to start saving up their Yen now, as there are some amazing new T-shirts on the way from Japan that you’ll want …

Grafitti Transforms Boxcar Into a Vintage Nintendo Controller

Train graffiti isn't uncommon and is something that might not catch your eye. But if you were stopped at a train crossing, you'd surely notice this boxcar made to look like a giant Nintendo Entertainment System game controller. The painted car includes the large plus sign and bright red buttons we …

How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands

The cover for <i>Adventure</i> on the Atari looks nothing like the title it’s promoting. The game itself is essentially made of a series of rectangles, with a few blocky enemies prowling around, while the main adventurer is simply a square. You’re forced to imagine the fantasy world you’re meant to be …

10 Great Video Game Easter Egg Collections

Happy Easter, everybody! I’m guessing not many people will be choosing to read the Internet today instead of testing the limits of human chocolate …

This Lego Super Mario Bros aquarium is the coolest aquarium of all time

Kelsey Kronmiller, a graphic designer, designed this amazing LEGO aquarium, which is about 90% done and "entirely coated in "Krylon Fusion," a clear …

Kim Kardashian Mobile Game Makes $1.6 Million in Five Days

Kim Kardashian game has generated $1.6 million (£951,000, €1.2m) in revenue during its first five days on the market, according to Glu Mobile.<p>Glu, …

Porsche Cayman Prototype Circles the Nürburgring Under . . . Four-Cylinder Power?

Looking at the photo above, you’d be hard-pressed to find anything unusual about the Porsche Cayman within. Sure, it has a bunch of testing equipment affixed to its body, not to mention a pro driver behind the wheel, but to find out what’s truly special about it, you’ll need to watch the video …