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All Future Ferrari Engines Will Be Turbo'd or Hybridized

The news that every future Ferrari engine will be juiced by either turbos or electricity comes just days after longtime company chairman Luca di Montezemolo tossed his saddle to Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne.<p>The technologies will be split along engine types, too: <i>Automotive News</i>, after an …

Sergio Marchionne

Mercedes targets Porsche 911 with all-new AMG GT sports cars

Mercedes-Benzput high-end sports cars such as the Porsche 911 and Audi R8 on notice Tuesday with the introduction of its 2016 Mercedes AMG GT S.<p>The V-8 coupe is an all-new model from the tri-star brand. It will go on sale in the United States next spring and will start around $120,000. Mercedes …

Cuban Sandwich with Zucchini Pickles

8 Servings<p>Park 121 makes its own zucchini pickles for these messy (in a good way) sandwiches; substitute with thinly sliced dill or bread-and-butter pickles if you like.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>zucchini pickles<p>1 ½ cups apple cider vinegar<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 teaspoon mustard powder<p>1 …

Food Preservation

Porsche Runs the Cayman GTS on a Go-Kart Track

Compile a list of the best handling cars available today, and there is no doubt the Porsche Cayman would be near the top. While the normal Cayman carves corners as if it were adhered to the road surface, the top-of-the-line Cayman GTS does it to an even more precise and exacting degree. We first …

Porsche

Macan - Porsche's physics-defying SUV

Porsche already made my favorite SUV to drive, the Cayenne. Now there's something even better, the new Porsche Macan, a smaller SUV that's lighter, quicker and even more fun.<p>While the larger Cayenne feels very similar to a sports sedan from behind the wheel, the Macan comes amazingly close to a …

The Mediterranean Diet for Beginners: The Complete Guide - 40 Delicious Recipes, 7-Day Diet Meal Plan, and 10 Tips for Success

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p>“When eating well tastes like a yearlong vacation, it’s easy and exciting to do.”<b>—From Rockridge Press, the publisher of Amazon bestsellers, Paleo for Beginners and The Wicked Good Ketogenic Diet Cookbook</b><br>For most people, dieting and deprivation of variety and flavor go hand …

New Toyota Supra To Share Platform With New BMW Z4: Report

Follow Antony<p>Toyota and BMW have confirmed that a common platform is in development for next-generation sports cars, thought to be for a new …

Recreate This Beachside Abode Without Going Broke

It’s pretty obvious why this home is one of our site’s most popular projects. It’s clean, open, and bright with a really excellent floor plan and …

Los Angeles

Building the Perfect Sandwich Is All About Architecture

BA Foodist Andrew Knowlton has strong opinions on sandwich architecture—here's how he says to build everything from burgers to lobster rolls to bánh mì<p>No one can accuse <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s restaurant and drinks editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> of being wishy-washy. The man has some strong opinions about food and …

Food Preservation

This Surfboard From The Beats Designers Was Built To Help You Forget About Technology

The San Francisco-based company does design work for tech giants like Adobe and Beats all the time, Wired reports, though now it's branching out. Thanks to Ammunition's spinoff brand Octovo, you can now pick up a travel-friendly surfboard made by the crew that designs the world's most popular …

Surfing

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Cooking

Ouch! Verizon pulls free LTE for Chromebook Pixel one year early

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>About 14 months ago, Google(s goog) started selling the Chromebook Pixel. The flagship laptop cost $1,299 for a Wi-Fi model …

Bloomberg: Two iPhone 6 models will go into mass production in July, will go on sale at the same time

Last night we noted a report from a Taiwanese news outlet which claimed in part that Apple would be putting the next-generation iPhone into production in July. Now, Bloomberg has confirmed that the company will indeed be starting production on two different models of the upcoming smartphone next …

For $10,000, your car can drive itself

Cruise's new kit wants to help your car find its own way on freeways<p>I've seen the abandoned airport runway in front of me a dozen times, but this is my first time actually being here. I'm in Alameda, a city right across the bay from San Francisco, at the same disused Navy runway where the popular …

A Mexican Drug Cartel Used Fake Watermelons to Smuggle Weed

A Mexican drug cartel apparently spent a little too much time on Pinterest because they decided that painting <b>millions of dollars</b> worth of marijuana to look like watermelons would be the best way to smuggle the drugs across the boarder into America. The cartel <b>almost got away with it</b>, until the …

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

Cooking

The Best Cycling Lodges

Even the most dedicated cyclists need to treat themselves sometimes. These destination cycling lodges offer gourmet eats and refreshing vistas, as well as intense group rides on the most punishing routes—exactly what any self-respecting bike fiend needs.<p>Inn at Blackberry Farm<p><b>Walland, …

Die Hard

Tony Goldwyn's New Show Sounds A Lot Like Scandal

Photo: Kevin Parry for The Paley Center for Media.<p><i>Scandal</i> addiction is real, people. Symptoms involve drinking inordinate amounts of wine, finding …

Style Advice from the Best Dressed Men in the World

Photo: Simone Marchetti; Getty Images<p>Men's fashion week is currently in full swing. The Milan shows are underway, Paris is about to kick off, and the London shows have wrapped. Pitti Immagine, an 86-year-old menswear trade show falls somewhere in between.<p>But this isn't your average Javits Center …

Milan Men’s Fashion Week Spring 2015

In Milan, summer style means much more than tank tops and shorts. See all of the best tailored suits, patterned skirts, and statement-making accessories here.

What Your Watch Says About You

A taxonomy of timepieces and how to wear them<p>It has been said that you can tell a lot about a person by her hands, but you can tell even more about her by her watch. Ask any successful woman and she'll say that in our speeded-up world, time has become the ultimate luxury. We'd like to argue, …

U.S. judge approves $135.7 million sale of Brookstone to investor consortium | Reuters

(Reuters) - Retailer Brookstone Inc [TEMSHB.UL] announced on Monday that a federal bankruptcy court judge in Delaware has approved its sale to a consortium of Chinese investors that will run its 240 stores after exiting bankruptcy.<p>Sailing Innovation Inc will acquire Brookstone for $135.7 million, …

Obama says US should have paid maternity leave

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States should join the rest of the industrialized world and offer paid leave for mothers of newborns.<p>"Many women can't even get a paid day off to give birth — now that's a pretty low bar," Obama said at the White House Summit on …

Oracle buying Micros Systems

ACQUISITIONS<p>Oracle buying Micros Systems<p>Oracle is buying Micros Systems Inc., which provides software and hardware to the hospitality and retail industries, for about $5.3 billion.<p>The Redwood City company said Monday that it will pay $68 per Micros share, a 3 percent premium to the company's $65.77 …

Siemens AG

Auto recalls hit record level in U.S.

With a massive<p>recallinvolving air bags Monday, the auto industry has broken the U.S. annual record for safety recalls in less than half a year.<p>The problematic part, made by Takata Corp., is used in millions of vehicles made by half a dozen automakers, underscoring how the growing use of common …