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How Electric Superchargers Went from Fantasy to Feasibility

Until recently, electric superchargers may as well have been perpetual motion machines. Thanks to motorsport and advancement in power storage technologies, they're now close to hitting the road.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Chris Philpot)</i><p>Until recently, electric superchargers might as well have been perpetual …

Supercapacitors

SNL host Jim Carrey spoofs McConaughey's Lincoln ads

Among comic Jim Carrey's better performances on NBC's <i>Saturday Night Live</i> was his parody of Matthew McConaughey in those Lincoln commercials.<p>"You don't buy a Lincoln because it makes sense," Carrey says in that distinctive McConaughey twang as he tools around in an MKC. The parody was so good that …

Attention Craigslist Shoppers: There's a $3900 Ferrari in Aisle WTF

Ferrari prices got you down? Yes, it’s probably just a matter of time before that Testarossa you’ve wanted since you were 13 gets priced into stupid-money territory, but if cashing out your 401K to roll Italian-style is not an option, fret not. Like Luke Skywalker, Craigslist is here to rescue …

7 Ways to Better Integrate SEO Across Your Marketing Channels

<i>Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and a freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the Digital Current blog.</i><p>Search engine optimization is one of the most essential marketing functions to help drive qualified visitors to your website on a regular basis, but unfortunately many …

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

Five reasons to love, or hate, the culture of American cars

As enthusiasts, we love cars from all parts of the world. Whether they be supercars from Italy, luxury sedans from Germany or tiny urban runabouts from Japan, as long as they're interesting and well-designed for their intended purpose, we're location-agnostic when it comes to picking favorites.<p>... …

Gene Simmons: 'Rock Is Finally Dead'

The Kiss rocker expands on his thoughts about the past, present, and future of recorded music<p><i>I spoke with my father about his legacy, the legacy of his contemporaries, and the state of the music industry today. Invariably, it seemed, we began to talk about file-sharing.</i><p><i>But this is not that old</i> …

America's Snowiest Ski Resorts Must Be On Your Winter Bucket List

If you're sick of summer's heat and are itching for some snow, don't fret: Ski season is just a few months away.<p>That means you should start planning your winter jaunts now. In order to know which American slopes you should head to this year, it might be helpful to know which ones had the best …

Do Better Work by Taking Time Off

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale. Want to read more of his writing? Go to MoreJason.com.</i><p>I can remember it clear as day. The first year of IWearYourShirt was coming to a (fun and profitable) end and people were emailing in to congratulate me on …

Life after supercar, or why you should avoid the affordable exotic

Sure, buy that hot mess. Just don't get comfy.<p>"When I was a child," the saint wrote, "I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child." In my own childhood, however, I primarily occupied myself by perusing the classifieds in this august publication and dreaming of the day I would …

It's impossible to visit every planet in No Man's Sky

There's no way you can visit every world in <i>No Man's Sky.</i><p>Sean Murray, co-founder of developing studio Hello Games, told IGN that the procedurally generated universe in <i>No Man's Sky</i>, the indie space exploration game that has captivated gamers since it was revealed in December, creates worlds on the …

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The truth about smart drugs

Are we asking the right questions about pills designed to boost brainpower? Marek Kohn looks at what they can do for us – and what they can’t.<p>“You know how they say that we can only access 20% of our brain?” says the man who offers stressed-out writer Eddie Morra a fateful pill in the 2011 film …

The Brain

First Look: Polaris' Slingshot roadster unveiled

Polaris Industries is expanding. It's grown a third wheel.<p>The company best known for its extensive line of snowmobiles and side-by-side off-road vehicles, having enjoyed a year of success with its revived Indian Motorcycles brand of big street cruisers, has moved into the sport three-wheeler market.<p>…

LaFerrari XX prototype pushed so hard that its suspension fails

Ferrari has a real challenge on its hands. It made the new LaFerrari hybrid hypercar so extreme already that it left little room to crank it up to 11 and turn it into an XX development prototype like it did with the Enzo and the 599 before it. So it's really going to have to push the envelop to …

John Oliver Knows Exactly How Your Fourth Of July Fireworks Went Down

Although there wasn't a new episode of "Last Week Tonight" this Sunday, John Oliver paid tribute to the Fourth of July (or, "The day of colonial aggression") with a video about pretty much every fireworks display you've ever seen.<p>Basically, Oliver knows exactly how your Friday night went, from the …

Which is quicker in the standing mile, a Subaru WRX STI or a Porsche Cayman?

The 2015 Subaru WRX STI and 2014 Porsche Cayman are both saddled with unfair reputations. The STI with its huge wing and gold wheels has the title of the ultimate boy-racer. On the other hand, Porsche brand snobs look down on the base Cayman as just a wannabe 911. In reality, they are both pretty …

Fox Is Rebooting ‘Predator’ With Shane Black Writing The Treatment And Directing

The world has already had a <i>Predator</i>, with Arnold Schwarzenegger, a <i>Predator 2,</i> with Danny Glover, a <i>Predators,</i> with Adrien Brody, and two <i>Alien vs. Predator</i> movies, with… uh… I dunno, Dave Coulier? Someone look that up. Anyway, rebooting a franchise that already got rebooted four years ago like Fox is …

Alien: Isolation demo 'pants-soilingly terrifying' in Oculus Rift

Fear is a powerful emotion. It's why humans love roller coasters and horror movies; being scared elevates heart rate, increases respiration and a …

BMW M3 rally car gets epic air, gives zero f**ks

Gravity? Let's test it!<p>This clip is from this year's Viru Rally in Estonia. Don't bother visiting the event's web site. It's a disaster. The guys in this BMW M3 are our newheroes, however. Pritt Koik and Alari-Uku Heldna come upon a serious jump, and proceed to send the coupe into low orbit. The …

McLaren confirms track-only P1 GTR

A month ago, TopGear.com delivered the news that McLaren was busy creating a track-only version of the P1. Now we can tell you more about it. It’ll be called the P1 GTR, it’ll produce more power, more downforce, more grip and will cost more than double the price of a standard P1.<p>Let’s start with …

Sports Cars

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

I had a terrible time playing Evolve, and now I can't wait to buy it

I had the worst experience playing <i>Evolve</i> at E3.<p>The game seems wonderful. The act of teaming up with three other people and jumping from your ship onto an alien planet and hunting what amounts to a Godzilla-style monster that's also player-controlled is amazing. The fact it's coming from the team …

E3 2014: Dead Island 2 Goes For the Throat... But Misses

Under a blood red sky.<p>In California, zombies are alive and kicking. With the infection spreading from the island of Benoi to the Golden State, the …

E3 2014: Play Far Cry 4 Co-op Even If You Don't Own the Game

Get an invite, get in the game.<p>Far Cry 4, on PlayStation 3 and PS4, will allow you to invite friends to play multiplayer even if they don't own the …

Black Friday

Peer inside the Corvette Z06's monster 650-hp V8

The LT4 gets the cutaway treatment.<p>This is the new American face of shock-and-awe horsepower tactics: a pushrod engine whose power density and output make the European exotics look foolish for all their overhead-cam trickery. It's such a typically American engineering tour de force that I'm …