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How Car Engines Work

­Have you ever opened the hood of your car and wondered what was going on in there? A car engine can look like a big confusing jumble of metal, tubes …

How Clutches Work

If you drive a manual transmission car, you may be surprised to find out that it has more than one clutch. And it turns out that folks with automatic …

Engineering

What does stretching a sportbike do?

Extending the frame of a motorcycle — or specifically a sportbike, built for acceleration, speed and cornering — is sometimes done for purely …

Science Says: Video Games May Improve Cognitive Abilities In Multiple Sclerosis Patients

“Video games will rot your brain,” is something I used to hear as a child. It’s not true, and in fact a newly published study claims that some video …

Multiple Sclerosis

Hoaxwagen

<b>By Geoffrey Smith and Roger Parloff</b><p>Photo-Illustration by Justin Metz for Fortune<p>March 7, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p><i>How the massive diesel fraud incinerated</i> …

Car Hacking Really Is For Dummies With This Sexy (And Free) Software

Craig Smith does car hacking as safely as possible.<p>The softly-spoken security researcher doesn’t take risks like cutting cars’ power on public roads, as executed on a Jeep by researchers last year. Indeed, he warns against such stunt hacking, something he tends not to partake in. Yet Smith is one …

San Francisco

15 Indestructible Vehicles For Surviving a Drive Across the Desert

When breaking down is not an option.<p><i>Mad Max:Fury Road</i> took home the most awards of any movie at this weekend's Academy Awards, and rightfully so for those badass cars and incredible effects. But what if you need to cross a harsh, unyielding wasteland in an ordinary production car rather than a …

A close look at the Bugatti Chiron’s monster W-16 engine

Bugatti’s Chiron is a pure masterpiece where every inch has been meticulously designed and engineered to ensure the car can safely and reliably …

Sports Cars

1970s Motorcycles: Honda’s Six-Cylinder CBX

As intense and successful as the early 1970s were for the Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, and as powerful as Honda became during that period, it’s …

Reverb Motorcycles GT550 Smokin’ Gun

Guessing someone’s age can be a tricky thing. Pharell looks like a well dressed paperboy whereas Paul Gascoigne is so wizened you’d swear he’d been …

Manny Pacquiao stands by his views against homosexuality: 'You know what I am telling is the truth'

Manny Pacquiao has been through what would seem to be a PR nightmare over the last several days.<p>He's made comments that have caused global outrage, issued a public apology, lost his sponsorship from Nike and then caused even more anger with quotes he posted on Instagram.<p>Any of that would be enough …

Same-sex Marriage

The Navy wants to deploy railguns on its latest destroyer

The US Navy's latest toy, a railgun that can fire projectiles at seven times the speed of sound, maybe be deployed sooner than thought. The original plan was to test it on joint high-speed vessels (JHSVs) in 2016, but the Navy is reportedly building an operational unit that could be installed on …

This 1937 Film Perfectly Explains the Secrets of Engine Lubrication

A vast number of the engineering challenges faced by those who develop internal-combustion engines come down to one simple factor: friction. Countless years have gone into creating surfaces, coatings, oils, and bearings that attempt to overcome this universal force.<p>And yet the most basic way in …

Unreasonable need for speed? Take a spin on the world’s fastest motorcycles

<i>Updated on May 17 by Miles Branman to include the</i> <i>Aprilia RSV4 RF.</i><p>Motorcycles. They’re efficient. Fun. Stylish. Rebellious. They scream of freedom …

The Essential Roadside Repair Kit | MC Garage

Motorcyclists like to think of themselves as the cowboys of the open road, tough and self-reliant. But when something goes wrong—a flat tire or an …

John Burke Builds A $1 Billion+ Global Bike Business From Waterloo, Wisconsin

<b>A Series of Forbes Insights Profiles of Thought Leaders Changing the Business Landscape: John Burke, President, Trek Bicycle</b><p>Like the legendary garage from which David Packard and Bill Hewlett built the mighty HP, the Burke family father and son team built a $1 billion-plus business out of a red …

How to safely jump-start your car

What is the right way to jump-start your car? Before we go into the details, we must give you the safety lecture because batteries can have the explosive potential of three sticks of dynamite!<p>Wear eye protection whenever you work around a battery. And follow the sequence for connecting and …

Powerbank

16 Netflix hacks that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Everyone loves Netflix.<p>The service has taken over the world because it lets you binge on your favorite shows and movies to your hearts content. And you can watch whenever, wherever.<p>But even though the standard Netflix experience is good, it doesn't mean you can't improve it with few tricks.<p>From …

There's No Right Or Wrong Way To Be A Motorcyclist

Motorcycles are one of the best things to ever happen to me. They’ve brought more fun, passion, people, interest, experiences, and growth into my …

Inspired by Motorcycles, This Watch Tells Time With a Working Chain Drive

Despite what countless companies at CES were trying to tell you, a watch doesn’t need a touchscreen to be worth wearing. Swiss watchmaker Azimuth has …

Dark Souls 3 Interview: "It Wouldn’t Be Right to Continue Creating Souls"

Hidetaka Miyazaki says he’s ready to close the book on Dark Souls. In an industry where it’s commonplace to stretch the popularity of franchises across annual iterations, that may be hard to believe, but he thinks it’s critical to the future of his studio, From Software.<p>In May 2014, Miyazaki was …

Beautifully Endless Looping GIFs Created by a Legally Blind Artist

Native American artist George Redhawk creates eerily beautiful gifs even though he's legally blind. With help from computer software, the designer utilizes the art of gif-making to show others how he sees the world as a man who suddenly lost his sight. “It's an artistic expression of the confusion …

Dark Souls 3: Is the Magic Fading?

A kingdom in disarray. An absent monarch. An undead scourge. It all feels very familiar. But isn’t it supposed to? Dark Souls is a series about vicious cycles. It asks you to ignite a new age of light, knowing darkness will smother the embers eventually. It invites you to ascend the throne, having …

Dark Souls

Why Being a Good Businessman Starts with Being a Great Man

KIND Snacks CEO shares his top lessons to live by<p>Daniel Lubetzky has always had one agenda: Make the world a better place. If you happen to grow a multi-million-dollar business while accomplishing your main goal, well, that’s just gravy.<p>Lubetzky, the 47-year-old founder and CEO of KIND Snacks, has …

Back to the Future: The Rise and Fall of the DeLorean Motor Company – Feature

Today, October 21, 2015 at precisely 4:29 p.m., is the time when Marty McFly and Doc Brown (and Marty’s girlfriend) end up in what was in the late 1980s considered “the future” in the movie <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>. The car that got them there? A specially outfitted, time-traveling DeLorean …

Perfect 10: Auto Fabrica’s BMW R80

By the late 1980s, the simple, classic styling of most BMW airheads had turned gawky. The R80 RT was especially afflicted: its enormous fairing and sticky-out mirrors pleased the long-distance riders, but few others.<p>Thirty years later, this makes the BMW R80 a prime candidate for the Auto Fabrica …

Lamborghini R&D Chief Explains Why Manual Transmissions are Dead

Maurizio Reggiani, head of R&D at Lamborghini, loves a true manual transmission. But in an interview with R&T, he explains why you'll never see one again in a new Lamborghini.<p>Lamborghinis are supposed to be about raw emotion: the scream of a V12 engine, the thrill of mile-wide tires scrambling for …

Alfa Romeo

The Risks, And Rewards, Of Riding Motorcycles

Riding a motorcycle is risky. No kidding. Since the day we first uttered the word “<b>motorcycle</b>,” concerned friends and loved ones made every attempt …

6 Things Parents Should Stop Doing, to Raise 'Business-Smart' Kids

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>My generation, Generation X, was widely believed to be the first in U.S. history to not do as well as our parents’ generation had. There were many reasons for this, but the primary one was the speculation that everything “good” …

Parenting