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The Swiss own millions of guns, but have barely any gun deaths — here's what they do differently from the US

Switzerland is a country of chocolate, cheese, cuckoo clocks, and lots of guns. Right? Not quite.<p>The Swiss have often been touted by the National Rifle Association (NRA) as a standout example of a country with little gun control and a homicide rate near zero.<p>Citizens of the country have even …

Guns

An Ode to the RS3's Riotous Five-Cylinder Engine | Feature

From the January 2018 issue<p>We’re losing the special engines. They don’t make sense. Used to be, when you bought a dedicated performance model, there was a whole different animal under the hood—a V-10 in a 5-series or a 7000-rpm 7.0-liter in a Corvette. Nowadays, you just slap on a supercharger or …

Republicans are literally being laughed at while trying to defend Trump

<b>(Nicki Kohl/Telegraph Herald via AP)</b><p>Witness Joni Ernst, who was met with laughs while trying to explain her position on Trump<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>January 16, 2018 5:23pm (UTC)<p>Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, tried to defend President Donald Trump from backlash for saying he'd rather have Norwegian immigrants than …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

‘Bright’ Gets Some Backstory In A New Video From Netflix

Since its Netflix release, David Ayer’s <i>Bright</i> has been a contentious film. It was savaged by critics and allegations of sexual assault have arisen against screenwriter Max Landis. Add in a muddled message of race relations and <i>Bright</i> has certainly managed to get people talking. Despite the bad …

Leeroy Jenkins creator releases never seen before cut to raise awareness about net neutrality

Leeroy returns for a good cause<p>Leeroy Jenkins has returned once more to ruin <i>World of Warcraft</i> raids, but this time for a good cause. The creators of the infamous meme released a never-before-seen dry run of the botched attack, this time with the hopes of raising awareness about net neutrality.<p>The …

Net Neutrality

A drug that claims to boost focus has been tied to 36 deaths — but you can still buy it online and from a vending machine

A pill that's been credited with delivering super-human strength, feelings of euphoria, powerful pain relief, and better focus has now been linked with 36 deaths, drawing a new warning from the Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday.<p>The drug is kratom, and despite failing to gain FDA approval, it …

Weight Loss

Koenigsegg Agera RS Beats Bugatti Chiron in 0-249-0 MPH Run

Swedish supercar achieves a time of 36.44 seconds<p>Koenigsegg has posted a video of an Agera RS running from 0 to 248.5 mph and then back again to 0 in 36.44 seconds. With this run, the Agera RS beats the Bugatti Chiron’s previously recorded time by a good margin.<p>Using a performance data logger and …

The White House claims Chicago shows gun control doesn’t work. That misses the real problem.

Trump opposes gun control, but the research suggests it could help.<p>Following the Las Vegas mass shooting on Sunday, reporters asked White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders about gun control. She gave a typical conservative answer: “I think if you look to Chicago, where you had over 4,000 …

Blade Runner 2049 first reactions: critics call film a 'sci-fi masterpiece' and 'better than the original'

Audiences have become so accustomed to so-so reboots and belated, underwhelming sequels that it's often a shock when one of them turns out to be good. That seems to be the general reaction to Blade Runner 2049, which held its first industry screenings last night, leading countless journalists to …

Blade Runner 2049

Wyrmwood’s new gaming tables are the ultimate extravagance

Costly, hand-made furniture also contains a massive innovation<p>A spectacular new gaming table was unveiled at this year’s Gen Con in Indianapolis. It’s called The Prophecy, and if you thought the stuff from Geek Chic was over the top wait until you get a load of this.<p>Wyrmwood Gaming has made a name …

Ford says Mustang's acceleration will blow doors off rivals

Ford Motor says its new 2018 Mustang GT will offer the sporty car's fastest acceleration time ever at under four seconds.<p>Blazing zero to 60 mile per hour times -- Ford didn't say exactly how blazing -- will be due to a new 10-speed automatic transmission, electronic drag mode and upgraded 5-liter …

Alex Jones’ Unhinged Rants Are Much More Enjoyable As Soothing, Bon Iver-Esque Indie Ballads

Alex Jones has been portrayed many different ways in the past years. His conspiracy theories have ruffled plenty of feathers over the years, his support of Donald Trump ruffled a few more after that, and his constant need to remove his shirt troubled anybody else that was left over. Now we can add …

Turn Your Ears Toward The Bugatti Chiron Running The 'Ring

The Bugatti Chiron doesn’t operate like other cars. It’s on a different plane of speedxistence. So it’s funny to see one testing on the Nürburgring, …

Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer pack gets a release date | Trusted Reviews

<b>Diablo 3’s Rise of the Necromancer Class Pack is set to launch on June 27, Blizzard Entertainment has announced.</b> <br>The downloadable content pack brings …

Watch Paramore Cover the Strokes’ “Someday”

Earlier this year, video surfaced of Hayley Williams and Zac Farro of Paramore covering Radiohead’s <i>In Rainbows</i> track “House of Cards.” Now, they’ve added another string to their bow as they tour behind new album <i>After Laughter.</i> Video recorded in Nashville, TN last night shows the band covering the …

No 'Star Wars' game has ever looked this real

In the last two Star Wars games, "Battlefront" and "Battlefront II," you're given a sandbox of Star Wars characters and worlds to play in.<p>These games are <i>very</i> pretty — some of the best-looking games on any system — but they don't hold a candle to what one intrepid gamer turned the original …

Darth Vader

Nissan GT-R Pursuit 23 brings your Copzilla nightmares to life

We all dread seeing the red and blue lights of our city's finest shining in the rear view mirror, but catching a glimpse of this car flashing behind you is likely to inspire more primal fears. It's called Pursuit 23, a Nissan GT-R that is one of the most evil-looking project cars I have ever …

Americans Overwhelmingly Say Lives Have Improved Since Kellyanne Conway Went Away

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—An overwhelming majority of Americans say that their lives have improved since Kellyanne Conway went away, a new poll finds.<p>According to the poll, Americans have been sleeping more, eating better, and enjoying a markedly greater sense of well-being following …

Knife crime in UK cities 'turning people into monsters'

A BBC investigation has revealed the extent of knife crime across the UK.<p>Figures show that a knife or blade was used in a crime every 16 minutes on average last year.<p>The number of incidents involving machetes has risen by more than 60% over the last three years in England and Wales - that is …

Crime

Here are the 10 best engines in the world

For 2017, the 10 winners offer a glimpse at the changing trends of modern automotive powertrains. There are four- and six-cylinder engines, along with several types of hybrid drive systems. Six of the 10 engines are turbocharged while another one is both turbocharged <i>and</i> supercharged. First the …

Engines

A V8-Swapped Porsche Cayman Is Wonderfully Nuts

It was $100,000 to build the first of these 424 wheel horsepower screamers, but should be $30,000 less the next time around.<p>What do you do when your Cayman track toy blows its flat-six on its first outing? Well, you look at replacement engines by Porsche, only to realize that it makes way more …

Porsche

Modified 1976 Porsche 911

This 1976 Porsche 911 has covered just 500 miles since completion of a build that was designed to deliver modern power with period aesthetics. …

50 Best Albums of 2016

50<p>Death Grips, ‘Bottomless Pit’<p>It's remarkable to think that noise-rappers Death Grips once seemed as unstable as radioactivity: battling record …

Alicia Keys

Vintage Porsche Rally Sounds Are The Greatest Sounds

When you race in a tarmac rally with a vintage RSR-style long-hood, you win at life.<p>YouTube / McRallye<p>This short video from McRallye is definitely …

Alfa Says the Stelvio Will Be the Fastest SUV at the Nurburgring

The 503-horsepower twin-turbo SUV does 0-60 in 3.9 seconds, and it's out for blood at the Nurburgring.<p>Worried that an Alfa Romeo SUV will dilute the Italian brand's high-performance image? Don't sweat it: Alfa says the hottest version of the car, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio will be the fastest SUV …

A-Z of Trump: 26 illustrators imagine a 'ghastly' future – in pictures

In his 1963 abecederian picture book The Gashlycrumb Tinies, Edward Gorey recounted the increasingly gruesome deaths of 26 children. In this parody the US game designer Mike Selinker outlines an A to Z of similarly gruesome eventualities he expects will befall a world in which Trump is president – …

Picture Books

Mountune's Big Turbo Kit For The Fiesta ST Gives it 280 Horsepower

If you love the Fiesta but aren't sure about the power, Mountune's got you covered.<p>We here at <i>Road & Track</i> love the Fiesta ST. It's an agile, balanced, affordable little hatch that we just can't get enough of. The 1.6-liter, 197-horsepower turbo-four isn't acceptable for some people though, and …

Agile Development

Trump issues defiant apology for lewd remarks -- then goes on the attack

<i>WARNING: This story contains graphic language.</i><p>Donald Trump apologized early Saturday for lewd and sexually aggressive remarks he made a decade ago -- and then made it clear he is girding himself for a nasty political battle.<p>The GOP presidential nominee posted a defiant 90-second video just after …

Donald Trump