Saul Marrero

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DIY Energy Generation Projects: 7 Amazing Ideas

The ultimate goal of every respectable prepper is to get off the grid completely and live a free, happy and fulfilling life, enjoying nature and the …

Sony's $499 infotainment system packs Apple Carplay, Android Auto

While Sony is late to the game in releasing a head unit like this, its price point should give it an advantage in the marketplace.<p>Aftermarket head units don't often have good names. Sony's new XAV-AX100 doesn't have a good name. But what it lacks in that arena, it makes up for it with an affordable …

Android Auto

Why Lugging Your Engine Is Terrible for Your Car

Also, why it's even worse if your engine is turbocharged.<p>Let's say you're cruising down the highway. The car in front of you slows, and you change lanes to pass. Should you downshift, or leave the car in gear and stomp the throttle? Well, if you want to protect your engine, you should definitely …

Fire Emblem Fates review

Fire Emblem has always been a series about the brutal decision-making of war, but that concept has never been as crystallized as it is in <i>Fire Emblem Fates</i>.<p><i>Fire Emblem Fates</i> is technically three games that diverge at a crucial decision point early on in the campaign, a split that forces the player …

Speed traps - for safety or just a cash grab?

To design a lucrative speed trap, think like an African crocodile looking to maximize its wildebeest take. The crocodile stakes out a river crossing along a major migration route where thousands of animals will be forced into the water. Ideally, the banks will be steep and slippery, knocking the …

Road Safety

Associated Press News

Florida speed-trap town disbands police force after ticketing probe

Officials in the tiny town never hid the fact that speeding citations paid for the small police force<p>The tiny town of Waldo in north Florida has such a notorious reputation as a speed trap that AAA erected billboards to warn drivers about it, but all that may be about to change.<p>On Tuesday, weeks …

Destiny on five hours a week: How to get the most loot with the least frustration

<i>Destiny</i>, Bungie's controversial multiplayer shooter, is famously addictive yet notoriously grindy and disrespectful of players' time.<p>Its game systems are also incredibly intricate, and sometimes counterintuitive, so even experienced players can often use some tips on how to collect the game's …

1/2 Mile Top Speed Shootout! - Tuner Battle Week 2014 Ep. 3

Why turbo compounding may be the next big thing in powertrains

Turbo compounding is the process of using a turbo run off exhaust gasses to provide additional power to the crankshaft via gearing or a hydrodynamic coupling, or to power a generator that distributes energy via a power electronics module. The technology isn't new - the aerospace industry introduced …

Destiny: All Ghost Locations - IGN Strategize - IGN Video

Want to know how to find all the ghosts for the Achievement / Trophy? We have you covered!

2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI | Comparison Test

You have heard plenty over the years about Subaru’s rally-inspired WRX. And, owing to its longer life span, you have probably heard even more about Volkswagen’s genre-defining hot hatch, the GTI. It’s now in its seventh generation.<p>Goodness knows, you’ve also heard plenty from us about the southern …

Subaru

Subaru WRX S4 gets big power bump in Japan

A month after originally teasing it, Subaru is finally unveiling its WRX S4 model for Japan. It's a bit more than just a plush take on the sport sedan, because Subaru is fitting a more powerful version of the 2.0-liter, turbocharged boxer four-cylinder engine than we get on these shores.<p>The company …

AAA battery powers cheap water splitter - Futurity

A new device uses a regular AAA battery to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. The hydrogen gas could power fuel cells in zero-emissions vehicles.

Hydrogen

2015 Subaru WRX: July/August 2014

Summer Rain, Can't Complain<p>Literally minutes after snapping the photo you see above, I was soaked – hit by the third round of storms that brought absolutely insane rainfall to Detroit this week. Amateur mistake, right there; if it looks like rain's a-comin', it's a-comin'. So if you're going to …

A 2,250-Foot Tall Tower in Arizona Will Usher in the Future of Wind Energy

Set to be completed in 2018, it would be the tallest freestanding structure in the US.<p>Image: Solar Wind Energy<p><i>From Motherboard Germany:</i><p>Wind and solar energy only provide us with power as nature allows, but solar-wind hybrid towers could soon overcome this limitation. The company Solar Wind Energy, …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

New drug therapy allows tuberculosis and HIV to be treated simultaneously

Tuberculosis is the biggest killer of people with Aids each year, causing one in five HIV-related deaths, with therapies for the two conditions unable to be given together because of side-effects.<p>But a novel drug combination unveiled at the Aids 2014 symposium in Melbourne on Monday for the first …

How to Build an Awesome Scion FR-S for Less Than $30K

The Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ twins are wicked fun right out of the box, needing very little if any tweaking to deliver big grins. Even their makers know this—witness how little was changed in the 2015 refresh—so we recommend any attempts to improve upon them be approached with caution. If you …

Subaru

Meet the Kanjozoku, Osaka's infamous street racers

Street racing is obviously illegal and incredibly dangerous, but that has never stopped people from doing it. While we don't hear nearly as much about the scourge of Japanese tuner cars as when <i>The Fast and the Furious</i> first hit theaters over a decade ago, illegal street racing is still bubbling …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Watch Mark Higgins' 2015 Subaru STI Break the Isle of Man Lap Record

A couple weeks ago, rally driver Mark Higgins and Subaru went back to the Isle of Man with a chip on their collective shoulders. Subaru and Higgins had some success (and a scare) on the Isle of Man TT circuit when his 2012 Impreza WRX STI went into a tank-slapper during a tight section of the …

Take a look as Higgins beats the Isle of Man record

Not a full lap, but a taste of the madness.<p>The Isle of Man brooks no fools. The added weight of our own Chris Cantle, who's not a large guy, nearly sent the 2011 WRX into a wall during the last record run. You can see that moment in the video below, actually. Subaru's new video with highlights of …

In a 2015 Subaru WRX STI, Mark Higgins Conquers Isle of Man. Twice.

Mark Higgins Now Wants a Full-On Race Car<p>It could have been so different if three-time British Rally Champion Mark Higgins hadn’t summoned every ounce of skill, honed over a glittering 25-year career, as his Subaru WRX STI bucked sideways at 150 mph. A delay caused by a bike rider on the Isle of …

Lego V-8 And Six-Speed Sequential Gearbox Are Awesome

So you want to get to better know the inner workings of a V-8 engine, and, perhaps, how a sequential gearbox works? Well, you could always build your …

6 minutes of video that will make you want to follow Super GT

The DTM-Super GT meld is coming, but maybe Americans are ready, too.<p>The Nissan GT-R GT300 hangs in the air for a second, weightless, as the air jacks retract, then settles on its suspension. It's a scene that would take a split-second in real life, but this video strategically slows Super GT racing …

Watch this 9-year-old drive Jeep Wrangler off-road [w/poll]

This nine-year-old girl might be better at rock crawling than some people twice her age. But is it worth putting her in danger to do it? According to her father on the Jeep Experience Facebook page, her name is Faith, and she has been offroading with her family since she was two. At nine years old, …