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The Founder of Panera Bread: 'I Wish I'd Fired More People'

After stepping down as CEO in January, Ron Shaich looks back on what he wishes he'd done differently.<p>This story appears in the March 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I was the CEO of a public company for more than 26 years -- that's longer than Cal Ripken, Jr., played baseball. And I wasn't …

Watch These Monster Mud Trucks Get Stuck In The Impossible Pit From Hell

In the woods of northeastern Texas lies a mud pit so diabolical that it’s called the Pipeline From Hell. It features over 100 yards long of …

Tesla Autopilot’s new radar technology predicts an accident caught on dashcam a second later

Just a few weeks ago, we published a report about how Tesla’s new radar technology for the Autopilot is already proving useful in some potentially dangerous situations. We now have a new piece of evidence that is so spectacularly clear that it’s worth updating that report.<p>The video of an accident …

Silent Film Shows How Motorcycles Were Built Before the Assembly Line

They sure don't build 'em like they used to.<p>These days, car factories are incredibly automated. Even an exotic like the Alfa Romeo 4C is built in a sterile environment that looks more like an operating room from the future than the assembly lines we like to imagine. And while American manufacturing …

Top 10 Most Expensive Alcoholic Drinks in The World

Across the world in which, drinking for the vast majority of people is simply regarding getting extreme, there are individuals who as well value the …

Alcohol

This Blacked Out BMW K100 Scrambler Will Steal Your Soul

It certainly took so doing for the team over at Titan Motorcycles to convince an avid Harley Davidson rider to give a BMW motorcycle a try. In fact, …

Motorcycles

Artist Continues to Add Pop Culture Characters to Thrift Store Paintings

Looking for a little levity? Dave Pollot's clever oil paintings have always brought a smile to our faces. Pollot scours thrift shops for used paintings and prints, which are then transformed into humorous art pieces under his deft hand. He's mastered the art of finding just the right place to …

Lotus Evora Sport 410 review: "Just sublime"

<b>The Lotus Evora Sport 410: what’s that?</b><p>The Lotus Evora Sport 410, thanks to Norfolk’s logical new naming policy, is easy to explain. The number bit …

If Bike Thieves Try To Cut This Lock, It Makes Them Start Vomiting

Even the most sophisticated bike thief isn’t going to want to mess with the SkunkLock.<p>When a friend’s bike was stolen during a short lunch break–not long after the friend had dropped more than $100 on the best lock on the market–two entrepreneurs decided to design something more secure.<p>Their …

Fun-Da-Mental

The Warhorse: 1966 Toyota FJ45 Land Cruiser

Photo: Morgan Rachel Levy<p>Back in the eighties, vintage Land Cruisers were fetish objects to Tim McGrath and his buddies at Albuquerque’s Eldorado High School. During his junior year, McGrath was ecstatic to find a dark green 1974 FJ40 decaying in a barn. He scoured out the mud, mice nests, and …

Classic Cars

Goonies Filming Locations Road Trip

Smartflower POP Solar System Set To Take Industry By Storm

Solar power has now become a very popular form of renewable energy source in the United States, and more people are signing up every day. The U.S. …

Renewable Energy

Dome Arigato: Japan's Forgotten Supercar Was A Wonderful Wedge

The futuristic Dome Zero landed like a spaceship, nearly went into production, and even raced at Le Mans.<p>First of all, a disclaimer: it is damn near impossible to find information on the above car without becoming distracted by a trillion <i>Gran Turismo</i> screenshots, videos, walkthroughs, and digital …

Remembering Bob Dylan and John Lennon's Drugged-Out Limo Ride

By May 1966, John Lennon and Bob Dylan had become the only serious candidates for the newly conceived "Spokesman of a Generation" title. At the …

Folk-Rock

51 of the Coolest Trucks and 4x4s of All Time

Pickup trucks, SUVs, 4x4s. We love 'em all.<p>In no particular order, and with the only criteria being our own personal tastes, here are our picks for the 51 coolest trucks, SUVs, and off-roaders ever produced.

The world is getting more religious, because the poor go for God

Religion itself thrives in places where liberal individualism fails. That’s the real clash of civilisations<p>The so-called “masters of suspicion”, Nietzsche, Marx and Freud, all thought that religion would wither and die in the 20th century. Others enthusiastically backed the secularisation …

Religion

Company Invents Gun That Folds Up to Look Like a Cellphone

A Minnesota company has invented a handgun that folds up to look just like a smartphone.<p>The .380-caliber pistol, called Ideal Conceal, will be available later this year and "will be virtually undetectable because it hides in plain sight," Ideal Conceal says on its website.<p>In locked position, the …

Guns

Here's the 1500 Horsepower Production Koenigsegg Regera

Still no gearbox, still crazy powerful, now in red.<p>Last year, we saw the Koenigsegg Regera at the Geneva Motor Show and we were knocked off our feet. Koenigsegg, a brand that had previously said it had no interest in building hybrids, introduced a 1500 horsepower plug-in hybrid that had no …

This 107-year-old's secret to a long life? Four bottles of red wine a day

Antonio Docampo García, who died last week at the grand old age of 107, attributed his longevity to his drinking habits - four bottles of red wine a day, and no water.<p>Mr Docampo liked to have two bottles of wine with lunch, and another two with dinner, his family told reporters.<p>"When we were both …

Watch This Lamborghini Drive Right Through a Flood in San Diego

Silly Lamborghini, you're not a submarine.<p>It's been pretty rainy in San Diego recently. In fact, it's been so rainy, some of the streets have washed out, and there's still a flash flood watch in effect.<p>When you come to a section of the road that's clearly flooded, especially an intersection, the …

Tons of dads spent Christmas day falling off their kids' hoverboards, and it's pretty hilarious

Another Christmas has come and gone, but the memories made will last forever. Another thing that may last for awhile? Injuries sustained from hopping on that hoverboard Santa left for your kid under the tree.<p>Dads (and some moms, too!) unite.<p>BuzzFeed was on the case as soon as the madness started …

15 Totally Bizarre Kinds Of Booze You Can Actually Buy

When a pizza and a beer love each other very much...<p>Just a heads-up that laws about shipping alcohol can differ depending on the site you're buying from and where you live. (And, obviously, you have to be at least 21.) Be sure to check out the store's policy before you try to buy.

Alcohol

Plug bullet wounds in 20 seconds with this FDA-approved syringe

A sponge-filled syringe designed to close up gaping gunshot wounds in seconds has been approved for use in America's civilian population. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that the device — originally developed for use by the military — can now be deployed by civilian first responders to …

NASA scientist isn't impressed with the new 'Star Wars' droid BB-8

In a video for Wired, Kennedy compares the three droids to NASA's robotics.<p>Kennedy says the physics behind BB-8 make it a flawed robot. While it's easier for it to travel on flat land, it would be "extremely difficult" for it to roll up and over something, inhibiting its movement.<p>As for R2-D2, …

Rand Paul slams White House for saying Trump disqualified himself from race

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul slammed the White House on Wednesday for saying that Donald Trump disqualified himself from running with his announcement earlier this week that the United States should close its borders to Muslims until further notice.<p>During Tuesday's press briefing, White House press …

Rand Paul

2016 Moto Guzzis: One You Saw Coming, And One Awesome Surprise

Moto Guzzi adds a touch of weird sophistication to every bike they make. It starts with that motor placement, and the individuality just seeps …

Alfa Romeo is bringing a $70,000 BMW M3 killer to the US

The 4C drives so well that it's been called a "Ferrari for half the price," which gives you an idea of what Alfa Romeo is aspiring to be in its second go-around stateside.<p>Despite the general shift toward fuel efficiency and hybrid and electric technology, the Italian carmaker is banking on American …

U.S. firefighter gets world's most extensive face transplant

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A volunteer firefighter from Mississippi whose face was burned off during a home fire rescue received the world's most extensive face transplant, New York University Langone Medical Center said on Monday.<p>After a 26-hour surgery performed at the New York hospital in August, …

Online Privacy

106-Year-Old Woman Says Beer Is The Secret To Her Longevity

A new meaning for "drink to your health."<p>Centenarian Sadie Snyder celebrated her 106th birthday Thursday and shared the surprising secret to her long life. Snyder told NECN News that she's been drinking beer for as long as she can remember -- since she was 6 years old.<p>Snyder said her father worked …

Alcohol

The Sinner: A Devilishly Good XJR1300 by Macco

If you live in sunny Spain and fancy a custom Bonneville, you’d do well to give Macco Motors a call. The Málaga shop has become famous for its sublime Triumph builds.<p>“Most people come to us to get a Hinckley twin in the Macco style,” Tito and Jose tell us. “But although we always have fun with …