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We want every last one of these historic racecar prints

GT40, A110, or 956? Get 'em all.<p>If your walls are feeling a little bare, allow us to point you towards Arthur Schening's excellent prints. Each features a legendary historic racecar—such as the Ford GT40 or Howmet TX turbine car—rendered in loving detail. No, you may never own a Porsche 910, but …

The Immortal Zoo: animal bone sculptures from Jessica Joslin

Our friend Jessica Joslin has a new show starting October 24 at Firecat Projects in Chicago. It's called The Immortal Zoo.<p>The creatures that populate …

Meet Your New Pet, A Domesticated Fox

Thanks to Russian scientists, a new breed of fox is available. And it’s pretty darn cute.<p>Dogs have been evolving as human companions for at least about 14,000 years. Cats have lived with us for 12,000. But if you want something a little more cutting edge–and you’re willing to pay up– a pet fox …

Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts …

School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and …

Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting

MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Authorities in Washington state worked on Saturday to find out what led a popular high school student to open fire on a group of classmates seated at a cafeteria table, killing one and wounding four others, including a pair of his cousins, before killing himself.<p>Student …

N.Y. and N.J. say they will require Ebola quarantines

NEW YORK (AP) — The governors of New Jersey and New York said Friday they are ordering a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and other travelers who have had contact with Ebola victims in West Africa.<p>The move came after a New York City doctor who returned to the U.S. a week ago from …

Self-driving cars will be safer than us. How long until human drivers are banned?

My prediction is that in fewer than 15 years, we will be debating whether human beings should be allowed to drive on highways.<p>After all, we are prone to road rage; rush headlong into traffic jams; break rules; get distracted; and crash into each other. That is why our automobiles need tank-like …

Latest iOS 8 apps round-up review: Swiftkey; Halftone 2

Much of the hype about any Apple launch is bound to surround the new hardware, and the introduction of iPhone 6 and giant-size 6 Plus was no different. However, it’s the rollout of iOS 8 that will affect most people. There’s no great revolution with this free update, but the way it allows …

Motorola Moto X (2014) just $50 on Verizon contract this weekend

The Verizon branded brand new Moto X (2014) is on sale this weekend. If you are willing to sign up with Verizon for a two year contract, you can get Motorola‘s latest flagship for half off, just $49.99. This goes for just the Verizon model, the Pure Edition and remaining carrier offerings remain at …

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