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The Great Retro Video Celebrating GM's 100 Millionth Car

In 1967, General Motors ruled the world. But not for much longer.<p>On this week in 1967, GM's 100 millionth car rolled off the line. If you strung 100 million cars together, it would be a lot of cars. If they were all parked in a row, with one end in GM's Janesville, Wisconsin plant, they would …

Cruz on Trump's gender card comment: 'It's typical Donald'

It was just classic Donald Trump when he said Hillary Clinton would be getting only 5 percent support if she were a man, Sen. Ted Cruz said.<p>The Texas senator and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, speaking in an interview with Chuck Todd on NBC's "Meet the Press," said the comment by Trump on …

Government

Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

PHOENIX (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of …

Republicans

Ferrari F430 vs Ford GT: Can America Defeat Italy?

Choosing between champions.<p><i>We've finally driven the new Ford GT, so we thought it was a good time to revisit our comparison test between the 2005 GT and its Italian rival, the Ferrari F430. This story originally appeared in the December 2005 issue of Road & Track. –Ed.</i><p>Forty years ago, the Ford …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

Cyndi Lauper Charts Her Own Path — Thanks, In Part, To Patsy Cline

Cyndi Lauper, that girl power icon of the eighties, has a new album. Her latest collection of songs takes a distinctly southern turn: It's an album of classic country covers.<p>"To me it's like the roots of rock 'n' roll," Lauper says, "because it's around the time period when rhythm and blues and …

Music

Nissan invented something every car needs

What with airbags, electronic stability control, and crumple zones galore, you could be forgiven for thinking there was no safety feature left …

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …