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How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

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The Ultimate Carry-On Packing List

Carry-on travel is the ultimate way to travel.<p>It makes everything so much easier. You don't need to worry about lost luggage because you'll have all …

The best of the Colorado River: one step, pedal or stroke at a time

Snaking 1450 miles, the Colorado River is nothing less than the nerve center of the great American West. Capturing snows off the Rockies, it drops through pine stands, winds down into the desert and carves the Grand Canyon’s rosy depths.<p>In the American psyche, it’s a powerful life force, a natural …

National Parks

Delta Flight Travels From Cleveland To New York With Just 2 Passengers

Most travelers would be thrilled just to have an empty seat next to them. But one flier got something even better: An empty plane.<p>On Monday, Chris O'Leary, media strategist and editor of the beer website Brew York, posted images via Twitter of himself as the only passenger on a Delta flight from …

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7 Books We Lost to History That Would Have Changed the World

The vast majority of the knowledge humans have assembled over the centuries, has been lost. The world's geniuses either kept their revelations to …

Mobile Technology

iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – January 13, 2015

Want to try great apps without hurting your wallet? We’ve selected 19 iPhone, iPad and iPod touch apps that are now free.<p>This apps gone free alert …

Asked For Too Many iTunes Refunds? This Is What Apple Does

We’ve been wondering for a while what Apple would do to deal with users who went overboard requesting their money back under its new EU-mandated 14-day refund policy. Now we know.<p>Rosyna Keller shared the alert above, which only appears if a customer has repeatedly requested refunds for iTunes Store …

High-tech gadgets are ruining skiing

Once upon a time you would head off on a ski holiday and cheerfully wave goodbye to technology for the next seven days. Mobile? You wouldn't get any signal in the mountains. Laptop? Your tiny, purpose-built apartment certainly didn't have anything as sophisticated as Wi-Fi. MP3 player? After the …

2015 Detroit Auto Show: Acura's New NSX Is An American-Made Hybrid Supercar

Honda brings high-tech efficiency down to Earth—and back to the U.S.<p>Honda's Acura division finally unveiled the long-awaited production version of its new NSX supercar this afternoon in Detroit. The sleek hybrid machine—designed and to be built in the United States—is easily the most significant …

Supercars

5 Predictions For The World In 2039

You will probably live to see a time when we can make backup copies of your brain.<p>Natalia Hatalska says there are two types of people in the world: those “who take one day at a time” and “those who have a vision, look far ahead [and] see its opportunities and threats.” She puts herself in the …

The white stuff: Driving instructor takes on a snow covered Nürburgring

The Nurburgring, on a good day, can claim victory over the most solid driver in the most capable car, so trying to tackle it on a snowy day is …

Driverless Cars

Quit Believing These Winter Driving Myths Already

If you’re in one of the places in the world that never has snow, ice, or typical winter weather, good for you. You can sit there and make smug noises …

Insider Report: Army Preparing To Fight In US Cities

The US Army is literally planning to take its future operations to the streets of cities – including American ones. An Army report predicts that …

These 15 US Cities Are Driving The Future

A whopping 8 out of the top 15 best performing cities are local tech hubs — including the top 6.<p>Most of the rest are beneficiaries of the oil shale boom.<p>Milken's rankings are based on data from both long- and short-term growth in jobs, wages, salaries, and technological output.

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Ford realizes that the way forward involves technology

As we have previously discussed, for years automobile companies have put out sloppy and confusing car GUI’s (Graphical User Interface). Combine the terrible car GUI’s with even worse automobile data plans being offered by most wireless carriers and you are left with a section of the tech industry …

Android Auto

10 types of bad drivers who must be stopped

Bad drivers. The ones who think they “own the road.” They fuel road rage, elevate your blood pressure and use the middle finger to communicate with …

How To Avoid A Speeding Ticket

I was driving down a San Diego freeway with my brother Rodney. We were in my wife’s bright red Mustang convertible, with the top down.<p>I’d just picked him up from the airport. Over the noise of the air whistling by us—at 80 MPH—we were catching up on lives, careers and kids.<p>Coming around a curve, I …

Volvo PV444 turns 70

Volvo has made all manner of vehicles over the course of its long history, including coupes, convertibles, hatchbacks, sedans, wagons and SUVs. But the vehicle that started it all was the PV444.<p>Or rather, we should say, the PV444 is what re-started it all. Because while it wasn't Volvo's first …

10 Subtle But Important Improvements to the 2015 Ford F-150

The 2015 Ford F-150’s headline-grabbing lightweight aluminum body is a key selling point for the all-new full-size pickup, but Ford is counting on subtler details to make an impact on buyers as well.<p>With many automakers achieving parity with one another in terms of efficiency, safety and …

Mercedes-AMG GT to debut on September 9

Mercedes-Benz kept the SLR McLaren around for a solid eight years. The SLS AMG hasn't even been around for five, but already Benz is preparing to roll out its next sports car. We've been anticipating the arrival of the new Mercedes-AMG GT for some time now, but now we've got the exact date of its …

2015 Jaguar F-type V-6 S Coupe

Dashing and rewarding, with just one spoiler.<p>Now that Jaguar’s F-type fleet includes six distinct models, picking one that best suits your fancy can be daunting. The coupes excel in aesthetics and practicality, the convertibles are more fun. Venturing beyond that body-style fork, this test of a V-6 …

Jaguar Cars

Trailer Tow Obstacle Course - Day 2 of Diesel Power Challenge 2014!

Have your Apple and Android too?

Loath to make customers choose, many carmakers will soon support both multimedia platforms in their vehicles. Here is where the divisions lie.<p>The lines are drawn on your dash: Apple v Android, each platform vying for multimedia supremacy.<p>Fortunately, a number of carmakers have pledged support of …

Customers

Forza Horizon 2’s first 100 cars revealed

The game Forza Horizon 2 will be rolling with more than 200 cars when it arrives on Xbox One. Today Turn 10 Studios and Microsoft Studios have …

13 useful tools you should only buy on the cheap

You have good tools that you buy once and keep forever. And you have cheap tools you purchase out of necessity that are essentially disposable. Here are 13 examples of tools that you buy but SHOULD NOT invest in.<p>Not every tool is meant to be an heirloom.

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