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Comically complete NFL cluelessness is the latest sports-related fail on ‘Jeopardy’

It wasn’t a good sign that Thursday’s “Jeopardy” panel went through all the other categories before being forced to address the one that tested their NFL knowledge. Sure enough, the three contestants proved unable to muster even a guess at any of the five questions (well, answers) related to the …

NFL

The 5,000-Horsepower, 300-mph Devel Sixteen Is Finally Happening

666 is out, the new number of the Beast is (V-)16.<p>Devel<p>Dubai startup Devel has been teasing its Devel Sixteen concept for years now, but it appears …

Sports Cars

Scary 'Slaughterbots' video shows danger of autonomous killer drones

Commentary: An institute backed by Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk offers a graphic warning against machines that decide whom to kill.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>When you're smart, you can make decisions all for yourself.<p>That could be a …

Artificial Intelligence

Cop Pulls Guy Over For Honking At Him As He Sat At A Green Light, Proceeds To Have Hissy Fit

I’m not sure what’s going on in St.Louis right now, but based on this video, everyone there seems really cranky and crabby. If you don’t believe me, …

Justice

‘It’s okay to be white’ signs and stickers appear on campuses and streets across the country

Posters proclaiming “IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE” have been appearing on college campuses and on city streets across the country this week, prompted by an anonymous chat-room comment that suggested the message would feed social unrest and sway white Americans to far-right ideologies.<p>Since Tuesday, the …

Rights & Freedoms

These are the 7 military options Congress has been given to deal with North Korea

The Congressional Research Service has prepared a briefing for Congress that reveals the seven US military options for dealing with the growing threat from North Korea.<p>The options, often hinted at by President Donald Trump and members of his cabinet, represent the full range of US military might …

North Korea

Superformance Corvette Grand Sport First Drive: A roarty, snorting real-life unicorn

If you've spent any time around classic cars, you've been burned. Figuratively and literally. Classic cars are a bit like rescue dogs: the right one with the right history — and a good deal of your time, money and energy — will make a wonderful addition to your home, but there's a chance it's going …

Classic Cars

Michigan highway rock shatters more than one life

<b>Flint, Michigan (CNN) —</b> Amiee Cagle, 25, still wears the engagement ring her fiancé gave her, days after she and their 5-year-old son, Kayden, had to bury him.<p>"He was the love of my life. We had a special kind of something," Cagle said. "He was the best father. And I wanted to spend the rest of my …

Crime

Watch A Porsche 911 Flat-Six Get Dissected In High Definition

The Porsche 911 flat-six is an iconic engine. This rear-mounted engine is the heart of probably the most talked about and praised sports car of all …

High-Definition

The Bentley You Need For The Zombie Apocalypse Is Finally For Sale

You sleep with your sawed-off shotgun across your lap and your fingers wrapped loosely around the handle of your machete (because remember: blades …

The Mayweather-McGregor press tour dramatically shifted betting odds for the fight

The world tour starring Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor certainly lived up to all the expectations in the good and the bad… and the ugly. The two …

48 Hours With the Military's Most Covert Special Ops

As the rear door of the C-130 opens up, I see the early morning sun reflect off the Gulf of Mexico 10,000 feet below. I have never jumped out of a plane before, but if you are going to do it, I figure you may as well do it strapped to a member of Air Force Special Operations Command.<p>The airman taps …

Military

Social media video appears to show torture of man in Chicago

Police say formal charges are expected to be filed Thursday against four suspects in connection with a half-hour video, which exploded on social media, that appears to show at least one black man torturing and taunting a white man and making disparaging remarks about President-elect Donald …

Social Media

Cadillac has a new race car that looks like the Batmobile

Now, though, the car maker is going big time. Caddy is entering a new racing series with a new car that looks pretty amazing.<p>On Wednesday, Cadillac revealed its DPi-V.R and announced that it will join the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Daytona Prototype International series.<p>This type of …

Sports Cars

Driver's last moments recorded in 999 call as he tells operator car's cruise control 'stuck' at 119mph

A driver dialled 999 as his out-of-control car hurtled along a motorway at more than 110mph and said that the cruise control was stuck open and he could not stop, an inquest heard.<p>An operator heard company director Kaushal Gandhi being killed as his car crashed into the back of a stationary lorry …

Driverless Cars

This letter General James Mattis wrote to his Marines is a must read in military history

And with the 66-year-old retired four-star general having met with President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday to discuss a possible job offer as defense secretary, it's worth looking back on what he was really like in uniform.<p>He led his battalion of Marines in the assault during the first Gulf war in …

Military

19 unforgettable quotes from legendary Marine Gen. James 'Mad Dog' Mattis

The 66-year-old retired four-star general met with Trump on November 19 to discuss a possible job offer as defense secretary, and a large portion of DC is rallying behind him.<p>Mattis is something of a legendary figure in the US military. Viewed as a warrior among Marines and respected by members of …

Military

This Chart Shows Philadelphia Black Voters Stayed Home, Costing Clinton

A shift in Philadelphia voter turnout, which broke along racial lines, appears to have cost Hillary Clinton almost 35,000 votes.<p>One of the most surprising results of Election Day was Donald Trump winning Pennsylvania — a state that had voted for the Democrat in every election since 1988. As of the …

Textbooks Promote Myth of 'De Facto' Segregation

After attending a presentation on the history of housing segregation and race, parent Wendy Jacobson decided to see what her son's AP history textbook had to say on the matter. She had learned, as Richard Rothstein explains in "Our House Divided: What U.S. Schools Don't Teach About U.S.-Style …

A 3D-Printed Autonomous Car With An Onboard Scout Drone

The winner of the Autonomy Challenge will work with Grant Imahara to make it a reality<p>Local Motors, creator of 3D-printed cars like the Strati, teamed up with Mouser Electronics to sponsor the Essence of Autonomy Challenge. Competitors were to use the Strati as a starting point to create an …

Drones

WIRED Awake: 10 must-read articles for August 12

Your WIRED daily briefing. Today, Russia's anti-monopoly body has fined Google £5 million, the government has taken action against undeclared …

Darth Vader

Roland Boutique Line

Posted in Audio & Speakers and Tech<p>Roland is bringing back the sounds of the 80s with their new collection of retro miniature synthesizers based on …

You Asked: What Can My Pee Tell Me About My Health?

Of course, no one’s suggesting you stockpile your pee for further study. But taking a second or two to assess your urine can help you spot both minor …

Wellness

10 Epic Engines From Detroit's Golden Age

Here's our list of the top 10 engines—and names—from an era when the engineering inside was worthy of the hyperbole plastered on the outside.

The 17 Most Memorable Cars From Movie Chase Scences

One Ford Mustang and one Dodge Charger. That was all it took back in 1968 to create what is still considered the greatest chase scene in Hollywood history, in 'Bullitt'.

Short Film Showcase: What Has Four Legs, Four Eyes, and Will Blow Your Mind?

Changing Planet<p>This short from WB Production features the work of artist Johannes Stoetter. At first glance you might see a chameleon walking along a branch, but look closely as it begins to change before your eyes. I spoke with Stoetter about his art and how he went about making this piece.<p><i>When</i> …

Meet the Man Building Autonomous Kamikaze Swarm Drones for the US Military

The LOCUST drones are launched out of a cannon, come together autonomously in a "swarm," and detonate on impact.<p>A few days ago the US Navy released a video unveiling a new weapons project called LOCUST. In the space of a minute the system fires up to 30 drones out of a cannon. Once they've left the …

Human Rights