Luis Guillermo Escalante Garcia

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This disassembled Aston Martin DB11 engine is engineering pornography

It’s like the world’s most complicated Lego set and I can’t stop staring<p>The Aston Martin DB11 has a 600-horsepower, twin-turbocharged 5.2-liter V12 engine. It can go from 0–60 mph in 3.9 seconds and can keep going all the way to a top speed of 200 mph. In pure Aston Martin form, the car is even …

Tesla is about to abandon one of Elon Musk's key business practices

But analysts and experts who follow the company have often worried that there <i>isn't</i> enough demand for Tesla vehicles.<p>For the past two years, on nearly every quarterly conference call to discuss Tesla's financial results with analysts, this issue has come to a head.<p>CEO Elon Musk is asked about demand …

Detroit woman sues Apple, Nike for $5 billion over wearable tech

Detroit resident Daisy Washington-Gross is suing Apple and Nike over wearable computing. In a federal court filing from last week, the woman is …

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

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The design of the Tesla Model 3 is dramatically minimalist — but also controversial

Tesla unveiled its mass-market Model 3 in March 31 in Los Angeles. We knew that the car would be smaller than the Model S and the Model X, and we could make a few assumptions about the general design, given that Teslas are supposed to look like, well, Teslas.<p>But when CEO Elon Musk finally rolled …

Tesla Model 3: This Is What A 'Game Changer' Looks Like

Tesla started taking orders for the Model 3 last week, and the results were remarkable. In 24 hours the company took $1,000 deposits for 198,000 vehicles. By end of Saturday the $1,000 deposits topped 276,000 units; for a car not expected to really be available until 2017. Compare that with the …

Tesla Model 3

How to survive an iPhone with only 16GB of storage

Good news: There are no more 16GB iPhones ($1,000 at Cricket Wireless) in Apple's lineup. Even the lowest-end iPhone SE ($199 at Walmart) and iPhone 6s ($385 at Amazon.com) SKUs come with 32GB, which, let's face it, is the bare minimum you need these days.<p>Of course, maybe you've already got an …

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9 Reasons Why iPhone Is Still Better Than Android

Apple is 40 on April 1. Its most iconic product dominates. Why is that?<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>In 2007, then-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer laughed at the launch of the iPhone.<p>It's far too expensive, he said. Microsoft's …

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The 8 Worst Things You Can Do At Starbucks, According To A Barista

<i>Photo by Kristen Eisenhauer</i><p>I've been working as a Starbucks barista on my campus for over a year now. Don't get me wrong -- I love my job. There are few things that make me happier when someone asks for a suggestion and then ends up loving it, or comes back to thank me because their drink came out …

I really tried, but there’s just no way I can live with the Galaxy S7

Earlier this month I penned an article about the one thing preventing me from ditching my iPhone and switching to a Galaxy S7 edge. In my eyes, …

Concrete Geometrical House Concept on a Cliff in Iceland

Le designer Alex Hogrefe a imaginé le concept d’une maison au design très contemporain fait de béton et de grandes baies vitrées. L’originalité de …

Architecture

3 Signs a Company is Undervalued

Everyone loves a deal, and investors are certainly no exception. But finding undervalued stocks can prove a frustrating experience for even seasoned investors, let alone those still learning how to fully dissect financial statements.<p>Thankfully, these three markers tend to be pretty good indications …

Elon Musk and Talulah Riley to divorce again

Couple, who have been married twice, say they have not been living together for six months but split is amicable<p>Elon Musk, the tech billionaire, and Talulah Riley, the British actress, are making another attempt to end their second marriage.<p>The couple wed in 2010 and remarried in 2013 after a first …

Cookie Monster And Siri Pair Up As Baking Buds In This New iPhone 6s Ad

It’s important to note that when <i>Sesame Street</i>‘s most noteworthy biscuit enthusiast has a craving for his circular vice, he growls “ME WANT COOKIE” rather than “ME WANT TO WAIT QUIETLY FOR COOKIE” in expressing himself. Well, provided he’s not learning a lesson about manners or anything like …

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Callaway’s supercharged Camaro SC740 will leave Hellcats and Mustangs in the dust

Chevrolet made waves by premiering the track-tuned, 640-horsepower Camaro ZL1 this week, but just days later, famed tuner Callaway is looking to …

Apple debuts new iPhone 6s ad featuring hands-free Siri with the Cookie Monster

Apple has launched yet another iPhone 6s advert, this time featuring a special celebrity guest: the Cookie Monster. In the ad, named Timer, the blue monster uses hands-free Siri on his iPhone 6s to time (you guessed it) the baking of his cookies.<p>Although hands-free Siri exists on all iPhones, the …

Apple cofounder: Tim Cook's Apple 'isn’t the company that Apple was originally'

Here's how he put it:<p>That aside, he went on to say, he "very approving of Tim Cook."<p>The Apple Watch launched in September 2014. Apple hasn't said how many watches it has sold, but my colleague Chris O'Brien calculated that by September 30, 2015, the company had brought in at least $1.68 billion in …

Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance review – how one tech billionaire plans to save the world

The Silicon Valley entrepreneur wants to solve humanity’s problems with his electric cars, space travel and solar panels. Where did he come from and what makes him tick?<p>The hype about the information age has been going on for so long that you’d assume all Silicon Valley innovation these days is …

Apple announces iPhone and iPad event for March 21st: ‘Let us loop you in'

Apple has sent out invites for an event on March 21st at its campus. For those of you who want to read into the invite, Apple's tagline reads "Let us loop you in."<p>The company is widely expected to announce a new iPhone, the iPhone SE, that will be the same size as the iPhone 5 but with better …

In pictures: 2016 Geneva Motor Show round-up

That's a sexy wagon<p>As an American touring the European car scene, the number and style of estates/station wagons is always a highlight. This year …

Classic Cars

BMW considering family-oriented i car above the i3

<b>Update: An earlier version of this story claimed BMW i product chief Henrik Wenders confirmed plans for an i5. A BMW spokesperson reached out to</b> …

Electric Vehicles

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

It's an eventful day in the markets and stocks are jumping.<p>Here are the five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. The ECB delivers:</b> The European Central Bank set the tone Thursday for the markets by cutting interest rates further into negative territory and ramping …

This Straight-Pipe Ferrari 458 Speciale In a Tunnel Will Slay Your Ears

It's the best kind of loud.<p>The Ferrari 458 Speciale was the last of an era, a naturally-aspirated V8 screamer in a world increasingly gone turbo. As Zach Bowman once put it, "it has no interest in playing at 40. It's barely awake at 70."<p>And what better way to appreciate the aural assault of that …

Supercars

Here Are 13 Cars That Were Massively Improved by a Redesign

Older isn't always better.<p>The goal of redesigning a car is to make something better than what came before. That's fairly obvious. But in some cases, a simple generation-to-generation change can take an already decent car and make it truly great. Here are ten of your favorites.

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Here's When Tesla's Newest Car Will Be Unveiled

Tesla’s newest vehicle will finally be shown to the public at the end of this month, according to reports from the Tesla Motors Club website. The …

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Zaha Hadid designed an apartment building with robot valets and a private IMAX theater, and we went inside

1/<p>Hadid's 135-foot-tall building will live at 520 West 28th Street on Manhattan's far west side. It's two blocks away from Hudson Yards, the new $20 …

Artist Luke O’Sullivan Combines Drawings and Sculptures to Create Extraordinary Cities – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

IKEA-Style Home Can Be Built in 4 Days Using Only a Screwdriver

French architecture firm Multipod Studio has come up with a revolutionary housing prototype – the PopUp House. This unique dwelling comes in the form …

The Apollo Arrow hypercar is Gumpert's glorious resurrection

Inspired by sharks and the F-22 Raptor stealth fighter<p>I talked with the two designers of the Apollo Arrow here in Geneva — yes, there are only two, both of them in their 20s — and they insisted that the final car in 2017 will look just as wild and aggressive as the prototype model on show today. …

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