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2 teens arrested in vandalism of Costa Mesa police cars after Trump rally

Police announced Tuesday that they have arrested two teenagers suspected of vandalizing police cars during a protest that turned violent after Donald Trump's April 28 campaign stop in Costa Mesa.<p>Authorities did not release the suspects' names, saying only that they are male minors who live in Costa …

McLaren's $515,000 all-carbon convertible supercar is already sold out

If you love McLaren's 675LT Spider but wish it were constructed entirely from carbon fiber, you're in luck. Well, at least you would be, if you …

McLaren

Can You Imagine Doing 100-MPH in This 1950 Mercedes Racecar Transporter?

Mercedes-Benz built this extremely-cab-forward flatbed to haul its 1950 Formula 1 racers. It could top 100 MPH back in the day.<p>You wanna talk about cab-forward design? Imagine sitting ahead of the steer axle of a flatbed car transporter.<p>Now imagine doing 108 mph in it.<p>Jay Leno is here to give us a …

Leaked benchmark claims to show Nvidia GTX 1070's true power

Earlier this month, Nvidia unveiled its new generation of graphics cards, based on the Pascal architecture. Dominated by the GeForce GTX 1080 …

This 400-HP 2JZ-Swapped Datsun 260Z Is Gloriously Sketchy

Four-hundred horsepower and a lot of rust. It's perfect.<p>Remember the "Zero F***ks Given" RX-7 that blew up the car internet a few years back? Meet its new companion, this delightfully ragged, 2JZ-swapped Datsun 260Z. It's said to make 400 horsepower at the rear wheels—and it's rusty, doesn't have …

Watch Jay Leno Drive a 1961 California Cop Car Like He Stole It

This original 1961 Dodge Polara California Highway Patrol car just came off a full restoration, but Jay's still willing to flog it.<p>Police cars are perhaps the most unloved of any vehicle. The folks who drive them put them through incredibly severe use, and the rest of us dread the sight of them. …

Jay Leno

NYPD Crushes Illegal All-Terrain Vehicles on Video

Vehicular carnage, New York style<p>The New York City government has released a video showing the destruction of confiscated all-terrain vehicles, including off-road motorcycles, ATVs, and even scooters. Police bulldozers were used to crush what looked to be a few dozen vehicles that were collected on …

A Serious Safety Problem with Pot Legalization Could Be Emerging

A new report examines the link between car crashes and cannabis.<p>We can all agree that drunk driving = BAD. You’re not only placing your own life in danger, you’re also putting everyone else on the road at risk. But what about driving while high? As more states legalize marijuana, recent research …

Cannabis

A Canadian Startup Wants to Replace Drone Batteries With a Gas Engine

This range extender could keep drones in the sky for two hours or longer.<p>Drones would be amazing if they weren't so terrible. That is, they're great at putting cameras and sensors in the sky, but they're awful at keeping them there. The flight-time for high-end consumer drones generally tops out at …

Electric Vehicles

Watch a Jet Ski Brutally Clobber a Multi-Thousand Dollar Drone

In slow-motion, no less.<p>That drone there? That's a DJI Inspire and it's worth roughly $2,500. Rather, it was. But while this flying jet ski may have bashed it into useless wreckage, at least we have a GIF for the ages.<p>The mid-air collision took place at the Yamaha New Zealand Festival of Freeride …

Drones

The Division Gets a "Choose Your Own Misadventure" Campaign From GameStop

Retailer GameStop has released a neat interactive experience for The Division on Imgur. The "Choose Your Own Misadventure" campaign, as it's being called, lets players trek through three different missions and other side activities. Similar to a traditional choose your own adventure book, you …

The Bugatti Vision GT Concept Sounds So Glorious It Makes Angels Cry: Video

Next week Bugatti will finally take the wraps off the new Chiron supercar. Last year we were given a preview of the Chiron in the form of the Bugatti …

Sports Cars

The 2200 HP Mercedes-AMG GT3 Cigarette Boat Is A Breathtaking Speed Demon

If you’re ready to test the elasticity of your face and the strength of your lungs, Cigarette Racing’s 41' SD GT3, and its twin Mercury Marine …

Bill Gates says Apple should unlock the San Bernardino iPhone

The tech industry has been generally supportive of Apple in its fight against the FBI's demand to unlock an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino shootings, but one big name is on the FBI's side: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, who seems unswayed by fears of compromised security and a potential …

Dell Packs Xeon and Quadro GPU In 4lb Laptop

MojoKid writes: <i>To look at the Dell Precision 15 5510, you wouldn't know that it sits in the middle of Dell's workstation lineup. The laptop is</i> …

The Russians Make The Best Truck In The Universe For $50K

Would you like to go wherever the hell you want? Using its self-inflated tires, Russia’s SHERP ATV can give you that pleasure. It will climb over …

Trucks

Cam Newton storms out of post-game press conference following Super Bowl loss

The Denver Broncos stunned the NFL world, beating the Carolina Panthers handily in the Super Bowl 24-10, in a game that the Broncos seemingly dominated from beginning to end.<p>Needless to say, Cam Newton was not happy during his post-game press conference. But how unhappy he was, was a bit …

Eli Manning showed zero emotion when his brother won the Super Bowl

Eli Manning is a man of few emotions.<p>Just as the Broncos scored the winning touchdown at the Super Bowl on Sunday, the camera panned to the Manning's …

NFL

Porsche CEO: 'An iPhone belongs in your pocket, not on the road'

Lamborghini, also part of the Volkswagen group, has expressed similar skepticism about the trend toward autonomous driving, a concept that brands such as BMW and Mercedes-Benz are seeking to build into their models.<p>The comments from Porsche CEO Oliver Blume show that some carmakers believe their …

Mercedes-Benz G-Class LAPV Spy Shots

Ever since the G-Class first went into production back in 1979, it’s Austrian company Magna Steyr that has been responsible for the luxury SUV’s …

Mercedes-Benz

Lindsey takes wrong exit, ends up driving through infield at Rolex 24

As the Rolex 24 at Daytona begins to draw to a close and night became day once again, fans were offered one of the more surreal sights courtesy of …

Qatar's First-Ever Sports Car Is Unveiled, But Maybe That Wasn't Such A Hot Idea

Did you know there was a branch of Texas A&M in Qatar? I had no idea. I also didn’t realize they were working on a new sportscar, which is called …

Sports Cars

Snowboarding NYC captured with help of drones (and the NYPD)

When a blizzard is large enough for Nasa to post photos of its extent taken from space, you know it was a serious storm.<p>So it proved in the eastern …

3D-printed Apple Watch stand is Mac-tastic

Some intrepid makers have put their 3D printers to work making cool, retro-themed Apple Watch stands. Specifically, they’re creating ones shaped like Apple’s early, beloved desktop computers like the 128K.<p>It makes sense, really. The Apple Watch shows the time in big green letters when it’s on its …

‘Lazy’ motorist fined for driving car almost completely covered in snow

“You couldn’t make it up!” A Canadian motorist didn’t get very far when he attempted to drive his car covered almost completely in snow<p>Here’s why you should always clean your car’s windscreen before you set off on any journey.<p>An 80-year-old man in Canada was pulled over by police after driving a …

Iranian Nuclear Scientists Hurriedly Flush 200 Pounds Of Enriched Uranium Down Toilet During Surprise U.N. Inspection

QOM, IRAN—Running into the bathroom with armfuls of the fissile material after spotting several United Nations nuclear inspectors approaching for a …

United Nations

Death Trap: Corvair Swapped 1957 BMW Isetta

This 1957 BMW Isetta (chassis 494528) features a 150 HP, four carb Corvair engine among other modifications needed to accommodate the swap, and was …

Max Verstappen Drives an F1 Car on a Ski Slope in Insane Publicity Stunt

A one-man snowstorm of fury.<p>If there’s one thing Formula 1 cars were not designed for, it’s functioning in subzero temperatures on top of a mountain, drifting around in snow. However, that’s exactly what Max Verstappen, the headstrong contender who was named 2015’s Personality of the Year, did on …

The Internet Is Going Photoshop Crazy Over Kim Jong-un Bending Over

I don't mean to alarm you while you're tucking into your leftover laden sandwich, but Viral Thread have some breaking North Korea news that needs to …