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2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 Revealed

In our recent feature discussing the cafe racer styled motorcycles at EICMA 2017 we left something very important out, but it was no accident. We've …

Café Racers

How the Koenigsegg Regera 'hypercar' can move without a transmission

No gears, no CVT, nothing.<p>Thankfully, Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to help us figure out how the Regera can move at all, let alone approach 250 mph, without a transmission.<p>So, with only one gear ratio at the vehicle's disposal, Jason proves through the power of math that it is …

How a Motorcycle Crash Motivated This Tech Whiz to Start Up

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Early Uber investor Chris Sacca was upset after sexism claims against company, but 'nothing about that story shocked me at all'

"We're going to do this unlike Uber. The women get them first," Sacca said as he gave the Lone Star beers to women in the audience.<p>It was a snipe at one of his early portfolio companies that has come under internal investigation for claims of sexism in the workplace. One of the worst anecdotes from …

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Likely to Forgo Manual Transmission

The forthcoming mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette may face some stiff competition from its old foe the Porsche 911. Speaking with <i>Car and Driver</i> at the Geneva auto show, Porsche’s GT model line director, Andreas Preuninger, revealed that a mid-engined variant of Porsche’s classic sports coupe is …

Sports Cars

Pope Francis Wants to Consider Ordaining Married Men as Priests

Pope Francis has stirred Catholics around the world with his relatively open comments on homosexuality, abortions and climate change, but his latest …

Aston Martin CEO tells us how Valkyrie mixes F1 speed, real-world drivability

The Valkyrie will be one of the most outrageous production cars ever when it hits the streets in just a few years, but as an Aston Martin, outrageous performance isn't good enough.<p>We're not all Max Verstappens or Sebastian Vettels.<p>Andy Palmer

Red Bull Racing

2018 Volkswagen Arteon Photo Gallery

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Volkswagen Arteon

Aston Martin's V12 Hypercar Is Called Valkyrie

This is your first look at the AM-RB 001, a hybrid hypercar with a naturally-aspirated V12 engine.<p>Hoo boy. Here it is. Your best glimpse yet at Aston Martin's radical new hypercar, powered by both a naturally-aspirated V12 engine and a hybrid system. We've been calling it AM-RB 001, but from here …

This Is the 640-HP Lamborghini Huracan Performante, Your New Nurburgring Champ

The super-Huracan loses 88 lbs and does 0-60 in under three seconds, not to mention a Nurburgring lap of 6:52.01.<p>Rumors swirled for weeks. Spy shots arrived from the Nurburgring. Then, an official video showed a 'Ring lap time of 6:52.01, a new world record for production cars with a five-second …

Alexandria, Virginia, public schools closing for 'A Day Without a Woman'

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 300 staff members at Alexandria City Public Schools have requested leave for "A Day Without a Woman" this Wednesday, prompting school closure for the day.<p>"Given the unusually high number of requests, this may be attributed to the observance of International Women's Day. This day …

Education

The SCG003 Stradale Is the 800-HP Supercar That Could Lap the Nurburgring in 6:30

The SCG003S laughs at the Huracan Performante's 'Ring time.<p>Our first introduction to Jim Glickenhaus came a few years ago when he had Pininfarina rebody his Ferrari Enzo into the P4/5, a gorgeous modern interpretation of Ferrari's classic P cars. But when he decided to build a version to race and …

Mean Looking BMW M4 With HRE Wheels

With the BMW M2 stealing the spotlight in recent months, it’s good to see the aftermarket world pays attention to the BMW F82 M4. This project comes …

President Trump Accuses Obama Of 'Wire Tapping,' Provides No Evidence

<b>Updated 9:17 a.m. ET Sunday with White House press secretary statement</b><p>In a string of tweets posted early Saturday morning, President Trump let loose a barrage of accusations at his predecessor. He alleged that former President Obama had his "wires tapped" in Trump Tower before Election Day last …

Donald Trump

SpaceX to fly two space tourists around the moon in 2018

Two thrill seekers are paying SpaceX to make a trip around the moon next year.<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced Monday afternoon that the space tourists had already placed a significant deposit for the trip. The travelers will undergo fitness tests and begin training later this year.<p>"Like the Apollo …

Space Travel

Retired generals: Don't cut State Department

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> More than 120 retired generals and admirals signed a letter Monday pushing back on the White House's proposal to make major cuts to diplomacy and development.<p>Retired Gen. David Petraeus, a former CIA director, and retired Adm. James Stavridis, the former NATO supreme allied …

U.S. Dept. of State

Bernie Sanders Just Shut Down Trump With A Brutal Reality Check

🔥🔥🔥🔥<p>If President Donald Trump is in need of an ego boost on Saturday, Twitter may not be the place to find it.<p>The president was slapped with a scalding reality check, compliments of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), after suggesting his supporters have their own rally.<p>“It would be the biggest of …

Apple Keeps Quiet as the iPhone and iPad Rumors Get Louder

Apple had a big week without needing to say much.<p>The last several days have been eventful for Apple (AAPL). The company was the subject of countless …

The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE Is a 650-HP, Aero-Crazy, Track-Shredding Cocktail

Sports Cars

How I survived the Hiroshima atomic bomb

Hiroshima: the horror of the world's first atomic bombing, by Chisako Takeoka, who was a young factory worker living in the city at the time<p>August 6, 1945. I had finished my night shift at a local factory in Hiroshima and had the next day off work, so I planned to go to the mountains in nearby …

Hiroshima

These are the leading credit card processing companies

There are two types of processors in the payment-card system. Front-end processors route transactions from merchants to the cardholder's bank to gain authorization; that is, they make sure a customer has enough available credit or funds to make a purchase. Back-end processors are responsible for a …

FinTech

Dog The Bounty Hunter And A Top Conservative Lawyer Are Trying To Save The Bail Industry

A federal appeals court heard arguments on Thursday in a case that could shape the future of bail in the U.S.<p>WASHINGTON ― With TV’s Dog the Bounty Hunter looking on from the front row, a civil rights attorney representing an indigent Georgia man appeared before a federal appeals court Thursday in a …

Hillary Clinton takes a swing at Donald Trump over time spent on the golf course

Hillary Clinton has taken a swing at Donald Trump, by retweeting a data project that claims he spent 25 hours playing golf during his first month in office.<p>The former Democratic presidential nominee shared a graph with her millions of Twitter followers that claimed to show that Mr Trump had spent …

Donald Trump

28+ epic hiking trails in California

As the third largest state in the US, California has innumerable hiking and backpacking trails that crisscross all of these wilderness areas. Some of …

Hiking

The 18 Most Gorgeous Shifters to Ever Grace an Automobile

Not only is the manual transmission creeping closer to extinction by the day, the actual art of shift lever design is all but lost as well. The shift …

Diving between tectonic plates in Iceland

The Earth is broken into several gigantic landmasses, or “tectonic plates”. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge separates the Eurasian tectonic plates from North …

Scuba Diving

Uber engineer responds to sexism scandal: 'This is everyone's problem'

In her reflections, the former engineer, Susan Fowler, said she was sexually harassed by her manager, ignored by the company's human-resources department, and threatened by her manager for even reporting the allegations. Uber's CEO was swift to pledge an urgent investigation and reportedly issued a …

Aston Martin Vantage S Red Bull Racing Edition Announced

Aston Martin has launched its latest special edition supercar, the Aston Martin Vantage S Red Bull Racing Edition which is available in both V8 and …

World's first rotating, shape-shifting tower planned for Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai is home to many man-made wonders: The world's largest man-made island, the world's largest shopping mall, the world's tallest building.<p>It may soon be adding a new one -- the world's first rotating skyscraper.<p>It's the brainchild of architect David Fisher of Dynamic Architecture.<p>Fisher …

Skyscrapers

Father and son collide in head-on crash in Alabama

<b>(CNN) —</b> A father and son in Alabama were killed in a most unthinkable way -- they crashed into each other in a head-on collision.<p>Jeffrey Morris Brasher and his son Austin Blaine Brasher of Bankston, Alabama, died early Saturday morning. Jeffrey Brasher was driving a 2006 Ford pickup and his son was …

Seatbelt