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Watch an Ultra-Rare McLaren MSO HS Chase Down Race Cars

The MSO HS is so fast, it can keep up with race cars.<p>The McLaren MSO HS is rather special. Based on the already-fast 650S, the MSO HS is an ultra-rare, ultra-capable track machine that can trounce even the top-spec 675LT for performance. Only 25 were made, so seeing one on the move is a …

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ISPs

I Went to a Massive E-Sports Tournament and Was Blown Away

A sold-out crowd at Madison Square Garden watches the first semifinal matchup for the League of Legends World Championsh<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Mark Kauzlarich …

Watch a 2300HP Lamborghini Blast to 240 MPH In Just a Half a Mile

This twin-turbo Gallardo just shattered the standing half-mile world record—and it's street legal, with air conditioning and a full interior.<p>There's an arms race going on in the world of big-horsepower supercars. First, a twin-turbo Huracan cut a world-record 7.8 second quarter mile time. Then, …

Driver ‘threatens cyclist with bat’, then gets very polite when he realises he’s on camera

<b>WARNING: CONTAINS LOTS OF BAD LANGUAGE</b><p><b>Being a cyclist can, sadly, be pretty dangerous sometimes.</b><p>But even on a bad day, you don’t expect an angry …

Real Beats Atletico to Win Champions League: Pictures

Gareth Bale

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder was down on power when making record run

Last month we saw the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder enter the record books as the world's fastest open-top production car.<p>The all-American hypercar …

A McLaren F1 With Just 2,800 Miles Is Up for Sale

An extremely rare sighting<p>Author:<p>John<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>23<p>An extremely rare sighting<p>23<p>SHARES<p>Considering that the last one that went up for …

Feminists in a tangle over Islamic fashion

When Laurence Rossignol, France’s minister for women’s rights, likened women willingly wearing the burka to African-Americans backing slavery, she …

Earth - Why some animals have venoms so lethal, they cannot use them

<i>This story is part of BBC Earth's "Best of 2016" list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>My reverie as I walk through Costa Rica's beautiful Corcovado National Park is brought to a sudden halt when the guide's arm slams into my chest. "Stop!" he shouts, pointing at something …

Zoology

See Photos of Pope Francis Washing the Feet of Muslim Migrants

In this handout picture released by the Vatican Press Office, Pope Francis performs the foot-washing ritual at the Caste<p>... VIEW MORE<p>AFP/Getty Images

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and kids at heart) …

Nature

400mph or bust: Meet the VBB-3, the world’s fastest electric car | Ars Technica

This electric record machine is built by students at the Ohio State University.<p>The Venturi Buckeye Bullet-3 combines two things we love here at Ars …

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 …

San Diego

Homemade laser lightsaber is as risky as it looks

It's clear that there are a lot of <i>Star Wars</i> fans these days, but one of them just took that adoration to a decidedly geeky new level. Styropyro (he of laser shotgun fame) has built a lightsaber using a heavily upgraded 7W blue laser -- it's several times more powerful than what's needed to blind …

World's longest-surviving castaway sued for $1 million after being accused of 'eating his colleague'

Salvador Alvarenga, who survived for 438 days adrift at sea, is now being sued by his fellow fisherman's family amid accusations that he ate Ezequiel Cordoba's corpse<p>A fisherman who stunned the world by surviving 15 months lost at sea is being sued for $1 million (£650,000) by the family of his …

Micronesia

Muslim taxi driver shot by passenger who asked him about the Islamic State

Campaigners say attack is the latest in a spike in anti-Muslim crimes after the Paris attacks and demand it be investigated as a hate crime<p>A Muslim taxi driver was shot in the back by a passenger who joked about the Prophet Mohammed and talked about the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil), …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Long-Lost Color Photos from 1939 Reveal Life in England on the Brink of WWII

After the death of his grandmother in February of this year, Barney Britton found an unexpected treasure while cleaning out her attic: a wooden box filled with dozens of 35mm slides documenting his grandparents' honeymoon trip in 1939. Although Britton's mother remembered seeing the photos as a …

Genealogy

American Aston Martin Vulcan Buyer Takes Delivery: Video

Aston Martin is building just 24 examples of its 800-plus-horsepower Vulcan supercar, and three of them have been bought by customers in the United …

Watch a 2000-HP Lamborgini Huracán Shatter the Half-Mile World Record

From zero to 238.6 MPH in a half mile. That's scary fast.<p>The Lamborghini Huracán is already quite fast. With all-wheel drive and more than 600 horsepower coming from a massive V10, it's able to hit 60 miles per hour in well under 3 seconds. If the driver has room to keep his foot down long enough, …

BlackBerry Priv review: Android with a hardware keyboard is wonderful

BlackBerry has finally given in: The Canadian company has created an Android phone. Not only that, but the BlackBerry Priv is a beautiful, expensive, and powerful device.<p>My first smartphone was a BlackBerry. Like many fans, I have long missed having the hardware keyboard that made BlackBerry phones …

Mobile Technology

There Is a Secret Race Track Heaven Hidden in the Middle of Ohio

But you'll almost definitely never drive it.<p>Hidden outside Columbus, Ohio is the Transportation Research Center. And while you may have never heard of it, there's a very good chance that you'll like everything it contains.<p>And that's because on this plot of land there's a 7.5 mile high speed oval, …

Star Wars absolutely destroyed ticket sales records

Demand for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> tickets is sky(walker) high.<p>Imax (IMAX) entertainment, the Canadian theater company, has so far reported $6.5 …

Jaw-dropping images give us a first glimpse of Mars' liquid water

For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the inner and outer faces of craters on the Martian surface, shown below.<p>But no longer.<p>NASA announced the answer to the conundrum Monday: The streaks are evidence of flowing water.<p>Most mysterious about these …

Mars Mission

The Windows 10 privacy issues you should know about

Windows 10 has just arrived and there’s a new Privacy Policy and Service Agreement from Microsoft coming swiftly in its wake.<p>The new policies take effect on 1 August and there are a few unsettling things nestling in there that you should be thinking about if you’re using the company’s services and …

Privacy

'Oldest' Koran fragments found in Birmingham University

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1181000/1181712_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1514536805_4ef2af2d833ced581017662e964449dd<p><b>What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.</b><p>Radiocarbon dating found the manuscript to be at …

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

Pluto mission: NASA's New Horizons 'phones home' after blackout

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

Is This Pagani's Hardcore Huayra?

And yes, the camo is a bunch of QR codes. Read on to see where they lead.<p>Pagani is going to build a Huayra roadster, and folks are excited about that. But before that happens, Horatio Pagani wants to build something special. That's what you see above, wrapped in the bizarre camo made up of QR …

Ten of the Most Bizarre Ferraris Ever Built

Some of the stranger creations to leave Maranello.<p>While Ferrari is known for building some of the most gorgeous and memorable road cars to ever exist. But in all its years in existence, Ferrari has also built some cars that are lesser known, questionably styled, or flat out weird.<p>Some of them are …