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Early Stress Makes Brains Grow Up Too Fast, and That's Not a Good Thing

Kids and teens are especially vulnerable.<p>Since 1998, scientists in the Netherlands have been watching 129 people grow up. Over those 20 years, they …

The Brain

WORLD PREMIERE: BMW 8 Series -- Making a Comeback

It’s back. It’s here. It’s real. The second-generation of the BMW 8 Series has finally arrived, after years of rumors, speculation and sneaky spy …

BMW 8 Series

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

The FBI Agent Accused of Accidental Shooting During a Backflip Has Been Arrested

An off-duty FBI agent accused of accidentally discharging a weapon while dancing at a night club last week has been arrested and charged with …

FBI

Ditch the Crunches and Do This Game-Changing, 4-Move Workout For Sexy Abs

Tired of doing crunches every time you want to target your abs? Switch up your routine with this game-changing, tummy-toning, seven-minute ab workout. Do it at home or in the gym, but no matter where you do it — you're bound to have sexier abs.<p>Do each move for 45 seconds followed by one minute of …

Workouts

Sugar Cravings Are No Match for a New "Switch" Discovered in the Brain

Tasting sweetness isn't always enjoyable.<p>As soon as sugar touches your tongue, your nervous system kicks into high gear. The tongue tells the brain’s …

Neuroscience

The most extreme luxury rides on Earth

Floating Pyramid City Generates 100% of Its Own Food, Water and Electricity

Secretive USAF Unit Depicts Aliens, Area 51, and Strange Symbols on Official Coins

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Extreme action hero movie pose.

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Study ties DNA samples from purported yetis to Asian bears

Research News<p>Himalayan brown bear from Deosai National Park, Pakistan. A new study led by UB biologist Charlotte Lindqvist ties DNA from purported …

Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano Could Spew Boulders the Size of Refrigerators

(PAHOA, Hawaii) — If Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano blows its top in the coming days or weeks, as experts fear, it could hurl ash and boulders the size of …

BMW M5 laps Hockenheim faster than Mercedes-AMG E63 S, per Sport Auto

With every article we write about the BMW M5, the comment sections naturally fill with comparisons between it and the Mercedes-AMG E63 S. The future …

New concussion guidelines updated to eliminate one key component: prolonged rest

BUFFALO – Prolonged rest is not ideal when it comes to treating concussion, and in fact, those who are active faster, appear to get better …

1965 Mercedes-Benz 230SL 4-Speed

Past interior work included replacement of the red vinyl upholstery according to the seller, and modern-style carpeting was installed to match. The …

Classic Cars

Elon Musk plans Boring Co. flamethrower rebranding to avoid customs scrutiny

20,000 preorders and it’s already stirred up plenty of controversy<p>In nearly every respect, The Boring Company flamethrower has been one of Elon Musk’s most talked-about creations just this year. After many comments of disbelief that the device actually existed, the flamethrower may be attracting …

Russia Is Developing An Underseas Nuclear Torpedo That Some Analysts Are Calling A ‘Doomsday’ Weapon

Over the last year, the Russian military has ramped up its activities in both disputed areas as well as international waters. While some in the Oval Office don’t seem to be in a hurry to confront Russia, the Department of Defense issued a report Friday which includes the startling revelation that …

Should Your Next New Car Be a Used Car?

If you’re looking for a new ride, you might ask yourself, “Do I really need a new car or am I willing to consider a nearly new car?” New cars are great, but there’s a lot to be said for major savings. If you’re about to buy a new car, you could potentially save $5000 or more if you decide a nearly …

Who's driving? Autonomous cars may be entering the most dangerous phase

When California police officers approached a Tesla stopped in the centre of a five-lane highway outside San Francisco last week, they found a man asleep at the wheel. The driver, who was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving, told them his car was in “autopilot”, Tesla’s semi-autonomous driver …

Culver City

Audi creates Tesla-rivalling household battery system

Smart Energy Network uses solar power to reduce reliance on mains electricity.<p>German car maker Audi is set to launch a home battery that distributes …

BMW, Daimler Near Merger of Car-Sharing Units -FAZ

German car makers BMW (BMW.XE) and Daimler (DAI.XE) are nearing a deal to merge their respective car-sharing subsidiaries, Drive Now and Car2Go, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports, citing sources within the company.<p>--Negotiations are in the final stages, and a deal could be announced as early …

The new Nissan Leaf might make you cancel your Tesla Model 3 order

The Tesla Model 3 is the poster boy for capable and affordable all-electric cars, but Nissan might have pipped that Californian wonder child at the …

'Justice League' Box Office: Why A $94M Debut Is A Disaster

Back in June 1995, I was sure that <i>Batman Forever</i> would open with less than <i>Batman Returns</i>. The 1992 Tim Burton sequel had broken the opening weekend record that 1989’s <i>Batman</i> had set, earning $47 million in its debut frame. But the film’s macabre humor, grisly violence and outright kink caused …

Film Industry

The secret to how Tesla gets its cars to look absolutely fantastic

Before Franz von Holzhausen signed on with what was then called Tesla Motors in 2008, he was on his way to being a member of the automotive design world's elite.<p>He had graduated from Art Center College of Design in the early 1990s, making him an alumnus of the world's most prestigious …

The $50K ‘Back to the Future’ Nike Mag Shoes Have Look-Alike Slippers for Only $60

If you can’t afford the roughly $50,000 resale price tag that comes with the “Back to the Future II”-inspired Nike Mag, don’t worry, there still …

Tesla Model S100D Now Has Even More Power– Can Go From 0-60 MPH In 3.6 Seconds!

Tesla has unleashed even more power into the Model S100 D. Now the electric car can go from 0 to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds, <i>Electrek</i> reports. This means …

Is buying a home right for you?

The question of whether to rent or buy a home might not be as cut-and-dried as you think. Get a look at some of the pros and cons when deciding …