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10 of the Coolest Digital Car Gauges Ever Made

From 1980s weirdness to today's high-tech wonder, these are our favorite digital gauges.<p>Digital gauges first started showing up in 1980s cars to varying degrees of success. Automakers pushed hard for them, but the trend all but died in the 1990s. In the 21st century, though, digital gauges made a …

Classic Cars

Pixar's New Short Film Is Definitely Not For Kids

It's pretty dark.<p>The beauty of Pixar films is that although they're targeted at children, there's usually something in it for larger humans too, as was the case with features like <i>Up</i>, <i>Toy Story</i>, and <i>Finding Nemo,</i> but we've always wanted to know what an actual adult-themed animation from them would …

The World's 30 Most Impressive Fortresses

Mighty military strongholds from ancient castles to modern innovations.<p>A fortress protects and gives military personnel a safe harbor from the enemy. But not all fortresses were created equal. And they certainly weren't all created the same. We look over time and distance to find the 30 most …

Dezeen's top 10 gadgets of 2015

Dezeen's design editor Dan Howarth selects his pick of this year's gadgets, including concepts, prototypes and commercial products for cooking, …

17 Signs You Are Stepping Towards Success, Even If You Don't Feel You Are.

Not sure if you’re on the right curve along the road to success?<p>There are lots of times when all of us feel that success is far from our reach. We …

Men Of The Internet Describe The Hardest Part Of Being Male, And You’re Not Ready For This

Several well-known downsides (still) exist to being a woman in society. Sexism can result in unreachable expectations of perfection in beauty, motherhood, and other stereotypes. In many industries, women are still paid lower salaries than their male counterparts, and ladies are expected to “have it …

Salaries & Wages

Bryan Singer breaks down the X-Men: Apocalypse trailer

The teaser trailer for Bryan Singer’s <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> went online today, bringing us tantalising glimpses at what’s in store for Professor X and the …

Comics

McLaren's MP4-X Formula One concept could be mistaken for a fighter jet

McLaren claims that "the technology that's been applied to the MP4-X is all real, even if it's still in its earliest stages of conception," but some of the car's features are definitely more science fiction than future science. McLaren suggests that one day, it could introduce a brain-controlled …

Motorsport

28 fast-food items that failed

We've highlighted items from top fast-food chains like McDonald's, Taco Bell, and Burger King that just didn't resonate with customers.<p>From unappetizing to flavorless, here are some of the biggest fails.

19 vintage photos that show what New York City looked like in the 1980s

The New York City of the 1980s is quite different from the city we know today. Homicides were at near-record highs, the crack epidemic was raging, and NYC had not yet experienced the wave of gentrification that has marked it in modern times.<p>Janet Delaney grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles, but …

Here's Why Jake Gyllenhaal Didn't Sweat Playing Gay In 'Brokeback Mountain'

'The struggle for identity is everybody’s struggle. No matter what it is."<p>It's hard to believe that it's been ten years since "Brokeback Mountain" hit theaters.<p>The seminal queer film had a massive impact -- not only on the lives of many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals who …

Art series unlocks the hidden superhero in every child's imagination

A child's imagination can be as boundless as a superhero leaping from rooftop to rooftop.<p>Graphic artist Jason Ratliff brings that imagination to life …

This recreation of 'Super Mario 64' in 'Minecraft' will blow your mind

Ever wonder what the main castle from Nintendo 64 gaming classic "Super Mario 64" would look like if it were lovingly re-created in the latest version of "Minecraft?"<p>Two fellows who play "Minecraft" teamed up to take on the challenge:<p>The results are <i>stunning</i>.

Recreation

‘Deadpool’ Will Feature a Whole Lot of Colossus

Colossus has been a mainstay in the <i>X-Men</i> comic book universe since the mid-’70s, but we’ve seen so little of his character in the actual films — he’s …

Comics

Differences Between Being Happy and Being Comfortable in a Relationship

You’re probably asking yourself: “What’s so wrong with being comfortable?” While I agree there’s nothing wrong with being comfortable at times in …

Stop educating students for jobs that won't exist

The robots are coming – and they may put your friendly neighborhood retail staffer out of work.<p>Home-improvement superstore Lowe's recently began employing robot sales assistants in some of its stores. The robots can answer questions in multiple languages and take customers directly to what they're …

$2.5 Million Ferrari F40 LM to be Sold

Tipped to sell for between $2 million and $2.5 million, the following 1994 Ferrari F40 LM is shaping up to be one of the highlights of ‘The Pinnacle …

Sports Cars

Declassified photos show the US's final preparations for the only nuclear weapons attacks in history

A lot has been established about the immediate preparations for the dropping of the bombs, known as "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," which were loaded onto airplanes on the North Field airbase on Tinian Island, part of the Northern Mariana Islands to the south of Japan.<p>Until recently few photographs …

Cecil the lion tribute created by Lion King animator

Digital rendering of famous animal killed by US hunter aiming to highlight issues over deaths of other African creatures at the hands of foreigners<p>An Oscar-nominated animator who worked on Disney classic The Lion King has painted a tribute to Cecil the lion, the Zimbabwe safari icon killed last …

Wildlife

Cara Delevingne’s Good Day Sacramento interview: What were the anchors thinking? (VIDEO).

Press-junket interviews are usually boring—a chance for actors to hone their sound bites as they’re asked the same questions hundreds of times by a …

Cara Delevingne

Earth's orbiting observatories and their literally awesome images

While the Voyager 1 probe, launched in 1977, cruises into interstellar space (the farthest man-made object from Earth) and missions like New Horizons capture snaps from the outskirts of the solar system, we've been keeping the heavy hitters close to home. Massive space telescopes that scan the …

There are 'Batman v Superman' props on display at Comic-Con and they look amazing

There are plenty of cool things to see and do on the San Diego Convention Center showroom floor at Comic-Con.<p>The coolest?<p>A wall display of gadgets and props from "Batman v Superman" that will be seen in the movie.<p>Sure, we've seen one official teaser trailer for next March's big release; however, we …

This stunning combat art reveals what aerial warfare was like during World War II

Thanks to the digital camera, battlefield artists are quickly fading in relevance.<p>But handcrafted battlefield art often best evokes the realities of past armed conflict. Art from the skies of World War II is an fascinating genre unto itself.<p>Check out this blast-from-the-past aerial-combat art, a …

Hillary Clinton Comments On Viral 'Humans of New York' Photo

Street photographer Brandon Stanton — better known as the creator of Humans of New York — posted a picture Friday of a tearful boy with the caption, …

Hillary Clinton

Awesome One Man Camper

17 Biggest Planes In Military History

It would be safe to assume that any piece of machinery that needs to transport multiple military tanks from one place to another has to be pretty …

Aviation

NYC's Lowline to Turn Forgotten Trolley Tunnel into World's First Underground Park

How do we add green space to our ever-growing cities? That's one of the questions that the New York City Lowline is trying to answer, as the world's first underground park. Using solar technology, they want to transform a historic trolley terminal – untouched since 1948 – into a beautiful public …

New Models of Suspended Tents Offer More Versatility for Sleeping Among Trees

Tentsile has the adventurous camper in mind with their innovative suspended tent systems. We first featured the company last year, marveling over how you could safely sleep in the trees with their sturdy, waterproof products. Since then, they've unveiled a few new models that allow for even more …

Here are the most damning parts of the report on the F-35's dogfighting problems

The report, written by an F-35 test pilot who has over 2,000 hours of flight time in the F-15E and experience flying both F-16s and F-18s, highlights a range of problems with the US' hypercostly and often dysfunctional "plane of the future" in a dogfighting scenario.<p>The pilot's complete report can …

7 Amazing Celebrity Homes You Can Buy Right Now

Open house on homes owned by J. Lo, Michael Jordan, and Paula …

Celebrity Homes