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The Rimac Concept_One's Electric Scream Is Rad

Electric cars don't make the sound you're used to. But they do make sounds.<p>Rimac's electric super car sounds really cool, even if it's basically silent.<p>When it's not upside down and on fire, the Rimac Concept_One is one of the most amazing supercars you can buy, particularly because it's the only …

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You Don't Need to Compromise to Drive the Acura NSX Every Day

It's not perfect, but it checks a whole lot of boxes.<p>Our long-term Acura NSX just turned over 20,000 miles, which means it's almost time to give it back. It’s been trouble-free, requiring just normal maintenance and a set of fresh tires, since Pirelli's Trofeo R isn't known for having the best wear …

The ex-Tesla engineer who created an FDA-compliant hangover cure made $1 million in 3 months and was almost thrown out of the country by Trump's immigration rules

Imagine accidentally creating a startup that makes a cure for hangovers. The startup turns out to be so successful, raking in $1 million in three months, that you need to quit your high-paying job at Tesla, only to then find yourself nearly kicked out of the country by the Trump administration …

This Is What Happens When a Reporter Tries to Ride Shotgun in an F-16 Air Force Jet

The people over at Vice recently teamed up with the U.S. Air Force’s elite Thunderbirds and what resulted was some high-flying awesomeness and a …

The world's first stealth fighter jet is being permanently retired — here's a look at the F-117A Nighthawk

The world's first stealth combat jet, the F-117A Nighthawk was officially retired in 2008, but remained in "flyable storage" condition. The 2017 defense budget will retire the fleet permanently, as they will be demilitarized over the next 15 years.

Boeing Wins $600 Million Contract to Design Air Force One

When President Donald Trump took office, he made it clear that he wanted to cut costs for the next generation of Air Force One, the primary …

I flew on Honda's new $4.9 million private jet, and it's an absolute game-changer

Honda is known for its engineering excellence. It's also a company willing to take its time to get things right. For example, Honda famously spent a decade perfecting its second-generation NSX supercar, Business Insider's 2016 Car of the Year.<p>Naturally, we weren't shocked to learn that the company …

RED reveals more about its holographic smartphone display

When RED Camera first announced its crazy $1,200 Hydrogen smartphone with a "holographic display," a lot of folks wondered how that would actually work. Now, CEO Jim Jannard has revealed that RED is creating the screen in partnership with a company called Leia Inc. (yes, like <i>that</i> Leia). A spin-off …

Augmented Reality

How much money people are really earning from Uber, Airbnb, and 7 more side hustles

Companies like these have made it easier than ever to make a quick buck on your own time.<p>But how much extra dough can you really make through these sites and apps?<p>Online lender Earnest decided to crunch some numbers to find out.<p>They looked at anonymous data from tens of thousands of loan applicants …

Getting a New Phone? Here's How to Erase Your Data

Think back to the last time you upgraded your phone. You likely traded in your old clunker and got some money back to put towards your monthly bill.<p>But chances are you missed a crucial step before handing over the device to the sales rep: wiping your data.<p>Your cell phone stores everything from …

Here's a sad list of iPhone 8 features Apple is reportedly struggling with

Not all is well at Apple's iPhone division — if you believe the rumors, that is.<p>A slew of reports this and last week point at various features in the …

Mobile Technology

The new Audi A8 luxury sedan is a high-tech beast that can drive itself

Audi claims the A8 is the first production car to reach Level 3 autonomy<p>Audi just unveiled its new A8 luxury sedan in Barcelona, and as you would expect from the German automaker, this car is brimming with high-tech features. There’s a brand-new infotainment system, fully active electric …

Tesla's very first Model 3 could roll off the line today — here's what you need to know

Tesla is expecting to have a very big day.<p>The very first Model 3 is expected to roll off the assembly line. It will mark the start of production for Tesla's first mass-market car.<p>There will be handover party for the very first 30 Model 3 customers on July 28. Tesla will then ramp up production to …

The mystifying teaser that played before Wonder Woman is for a very cool project

Talk about timing<p>If you saw <i>Wonder Woman</i> this weekend, you may have noticed a mysterious teaser that played just before it — and you may have been left wondering, “What is this?”<p>Today, more details about the teaser and the film it accompanies, <i>Professor M</i>, have been released. Annapurna Pictures, the …

The Warriors are making the NBA Finals noncompetitive. That’s scary for the league.

OAKLAND, Calif. — There is a sign posted on the wall inside the Golden State Warriors locker room, high above the corner stall belonging to Kevin Durant. It keeps with the tradition of cheesy team slogans, meant to convey the importance of the group above all else. It reads:<p>mUSt<p>be<p>jUSt<p>about<p>US<p>The …

Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 35 years.The plane …

This footage of Dan Stevens filming Beauty And The Beast in a CGI suit is killing us

How the hell did Emma Watson keep a straight face when he turned up on set?<p>If you’ve seen <i>Beauty And The Beast,</i> starring Dan Stevens and Emma Watson, you’ll know that it’s a beautiful piece of cinema. And if you haven’t seen it, we suggest you stop reading this immediately and get yourself to the …

2018 Bugatti Chiron First Drive Review: The Benchmark

For whom 261 mph is just the starting point<p>We’re loafing along at 100 mph or so in fourth gear when I nail the gas. There’s a hiss of air as the mighty 8.0-liter 16-cylinder engine behind my shoulders takes a deep breath, and the Bugatti Chiron lunges at the horizon. I make the first shift at …

The world's first fully-manned hoverbike looks like a hell of a ride

Dubai might be getting its first batch of autonomous passenger drones this summer, but this Russian startup wants to fill up the sky with fully-manned hoverbikes.<p>Human-carrying drone manufacturer Hoversurf has built an impressive single-seat aircraft that not only has the capacity to lift you up in …

Quickly Improve a Smartphone Portrait in Photoshop with a Simple Depth of Field Effect

A portrait is often defined with a little depth of field of effect that makes the person in focus really pop. Most smartphones can’t produce this …

Arrow's New Promo Is So Oddly Spoilery, We Hesitated to Share It

Perhaps the tagline here should be “The <i>Spoilers</i> Are Deafening”?<p>A newly released promo for the return of The CW’s <i>Arrow</i> (on Jan. 25) reveals so much …

Trump calls fighter jet costs 'out of control'

Here we go again. Donald Trump has tweeted another critique about a major defense company -- and the stock immediately fell.<p>Trump tweeted Monday morning that "the F-35 program and cost is out of control. Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th."<p>…

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New xXx trailer proves Vin Diesel can be fun without getting fast or furious

Sometimes, a movie trailer can sum up the appeal of a film so succinctly that just a few seconds of footage can tell you whether or not that …

The Man Who Got Rid of Everything

Following a bad break-up, Finnish man Petri Luukkainen began his one-year human experiment: put everything he owns into storage and live without any material goods. Here's his story.<p>In October 2010, Petri Luukkainen's long-term relationship fell apart. The Finnish commercials director and …

Ben Johnson was fast, justice was faster | Toronto Star

Ben Johnson held P.K. Subban’s ankles as the younger man, preparing for his NHL camp in Nashville, performedsets of stomach crunches on a stifling …

New Dell Latitude 13 3000 Convertible Tablets Launch From $699

Dell has announced the launch of its new Dell Latitude 13 3000 Series 2-in-1 tablet notebooks which have been equipped with a long battery life and …

10 reasons why living with a supercar in a big city is not as great as you think

Most car enthusiasts would jump at the opportunity to get behind the wheel of one, enticed by the big, thunderous engines and otherworldly looks that exotics possess.<p>It's almost cliché to say that supercars are the stuff of dreams. Truthfully, they are more of a study in harsh realities.<p>Outside of …

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America's B-2 stealth bomber is unlike any military aircraft in the world

The B-2 Spirit stealth bomber is one of the US military’s most formidable weapons. The Air Force just announced that Northrop Grumman, which designed …