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The Isis papers: a masterplan for consolidating power

24-page document, translated here, outlines principles for governing territory under the group’s control and strategy for becoming a viable state

10 Badass Cars For The Everyday Gangster

Organised crime has been around ever since the start of civilisation. Their rides however have only ever been used effectively as statement pieces …

Everything We Know About the New Ford GT

All the Details on Ford's New Supercar<p>We told you a few months ago it was coming <b>(MT December 2014)</b>, and we were right. Now that the all-new Ford GT is finally out, we’ve been turning over every rock looking for every last detail on the car.<p>First, the basics: The mid-engine GT utilizes a …

10 Coolest Cars For The Man Who's Made His First Million

Making your first million is a milestone many aspire to in life. Of course that saying of the old has waned a little considering $1 million doesn’t …

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

What you need to know about speeding laws across America.<p>Everyone, with the exception of the Buick driver parked in the left lane, exceeds the speed limit once in a while. You generally know how much law-breaking you can get away with where you live—a few over on the highway is flow-of-traffic …

Weekly Recap: Ferrari pens a provocative F1 car of the future

Plus: Notes On The Chrysler Town & Country, Rolls-Royce's SUV And More Auto Hacking<p>Scuderia Ferrari unveiled its vision of the future for Formula One this week, revealing sketches of a sleek, muscular racecar.<p>Called the Concept F1, Ferrari is showcasing the design to start a conversation about the …

2015 Koenigsegg One:1

Driving the world's most powerful production car and trying not to crack it.<p>From the February 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Everything is going fine until we reach 150 mph. And then, very suddenly, it’s not.<p>Just sitting in the passenger seat of the Koenigsegg One:1 (we explain the silly name later) as …

2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 First Test

Wilhelm Retouren: Maybach Is (Mostly) Back<p>“How do you fit?” I asked my 6-foot-5-inch friend Drew. “Perfect,” came the response from the fully reclined rear passenger seat. The front seat was hunched and folded fully forward to afford “Too Tall,” as his wife and I call him, the maximum amount of …

The Koenigsegg Regera has 1500 hp and no gearbox

This might be the most interesting hypercar development in recent memory.<p>It's hard not to think of the hybrid supercar in Darwinian terms when you come to realize that the Koenigsegg Regera has transcended the transmission altogether in a rather incredible evolution. Instead of an electric motor …

If Iron Man Wore a Watch It Would Look Exactly Like This

HYT Watches has made a name for itself in the horological world with timepieces that use fluids pumped through bellows and tubes to display the time. …

Iron Man

AT&T's connected car tech now works with AT&T's connected home

Controlling your home's temperature from your smartphone is cool, but it'd make your neighbors even more jealous if you could do the same thing from your car's dashboard. That's the thinking behind AT&T's latest move, which is to bring its home automation platform in harmony with AT&T Drive, its …

2016 Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 Superveloce: 740 hp, 2.8 to 62 mph, Megabucks Price

The very definition of a bedroom-poster car.<p>As was widely expected—especially after spy photographers crashed a prelaunch photo shoot in January—Lamborghini has introduced the new Aventador SV at the 2015 Geneva auto show. And like its “Superveloce” (“superfast” in Italian) predecessors dating back …

A New Material For Night-Vision Contact Lenses

The material is based on graphene.<p>Nobody has made night-vision contact lenses yet… but here's a glimpse at how that technology might work, if it ever comes to be.<p>University researchers have created a super-light, super-thin material that detects infrared light. Infrared includes the wavelengths of …

Avegant Glyph Beta

The Glyph is a mobile head-mounted display that doubles as a pair of headphones. It reflects 720p video directly to your retinas. It uses an HDMI …

Headphones

Sonic Foamer

This handy gadget infuses the thousands of tiny bubbles into your beer, using ultrasonic technology. This gives it the perfect creamy head, improving …

Jalousier

A device that automates venetian blinds. Jalousier adjusts blinds based on the weather, time, ambient light and room temperature. You can also …

Weather

IBM Wants The Power Of The Watson Supercomputer In The Palm Of Your Hand

Since its first appearance on "Jeopardy" in 2011, many have pointed to Watson as an indicator of where we're headed with technology like Apple's Siri.<p>If fed enough data, Watson can become an expert on a seemingly unlimited number of topics. Using probabilities, it's able to work out how different …

McLaren P1 prototype still sliding hard after 40,000 miles

Even if you're the manufacturer responsible for producing them, you don't just hand the keys over to a seven-figure supercar to just anyone. You hand-pick just the right man for the job. But even then, you still don't want to give him a brand-new car. Which could be why when McLaren invited Chris …

Sleep Under the Stars with the Cosmos Bed

Ever wish you could sleep under the night sky from the comfort of your own bedroom? The Cosmos Bed design by Natalia Rumyantseva adds a canopy of …

bRight Switch Wants To Upgrade The Light Switches In Your Home To Android Touchscreens

Google’s Android OS is the dominant mobile platform by market share, but it’s also increasingly pushing beyond portables and onto a range of other devices types — including, if this crowdfunding campaign delivers on its promises, the boring old wall switches in your home.<p>bRight Switch is a …

Japanese 'smart clothing' uses nanofibers to monitor your heart-rate (video)

Japanese mobile carrier NTT Docomo and materials developer Toray have been working on joint projects for a while and now they're publicly announcing one. Welcome <i>Hitoe</i> (Japanese for "one layer"), cloth that contains Toray's nanofibers that are coated in a transmittable layer. It's not the orange …

Moog's Theremini suits all skill levels with adjustable scale correction for its space-controlled tunes

Sure, Moog is known to many for cranking out stellar analog synthesizers, but the outfit also has a knack for building a stable of Etherwave Theremins. In fact, founder Bob Moog started tinkering with the space-controlled instruments back in 1954. If you're a bit unfamiliar with the devices, …

Tasting Notes: Lock, Stock & Barrel Rye

Drinking alone gets a bad rap, but there’s having a drink alone and then there’s really <i>drinking</i> alone, getting after it, sitting on a creaky chair …

Savenor's Bacon Society

It's not quite the Bacon of the Month Club, but it's getting there. Savenor's Bacon Society ($10 and up) lets you hand-pick what months and what …

Nax 2.0

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