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Want more bang for your Starbucks? We tested 8 money-saving hacks

Even if you're a die-hard penny pincher, your daily Starbucks routine may be a habit you're just not willing to kick. Fortunately, there's no shortage of Starbucks addicts online, sharing tips for how to shave cents or even dollars off each cup. We tested eight of the hacks they brag about the …

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Rolling Valor: The 16 Greatest Hero Cars of All Time – Feature

Heroes are built of good intentions, brave decisions, selfless sacrifices, and deeds undertaken against fearsome odds. Filter those characteristics through philosopher Joseph Campbell’s definition of the hero, and you wind up with <i>Star Wars</i>. Filter that definition through an automotive lens, …

3 Ways The Lyric Thermostat Makes The Smart Home Brilliant

Don’t let its looks deceive you. Honeywell’s new thermostat is bringing truer intelligence to the smart home.<p>Designed by ex-Apple luminary Tony Fadell, the Nest thermostat seemed pretty incredible when it debuted in 2011. All you had to do was set the temperature as you saw fit, and it’d learn your …

Chevrolet crowns a new Corvette king

It's official: the Corvette Z06 wants to tear your face off. Chevrolet has today revealed that the new supercharged ‘Vette produces a nice, round, terrifying 650 horsepower.<p>A bit of context: The Z06 was officially unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show earlier this year, with Chevy announcing only that …

This is a GIF of a Vine of a Video of a Flipbook of a GIF of a Video of a Roller Coaster | Colossal

<p>Could this be the most meta thing on the entire internet? Just so we’re clear, the title isn’t a typo. This really is a GIF of a Vine of a video of …

Band of drones can play music better than your average human

You've never heard Strauss performed quite like this. The team at KMel Robotics has assembled a band of hexrotor drones that "have taken up new instruments to play some fresh songs." That "fresh" description isn't exactly serious, as each of the three pieces performed date back either multiple …

An Epic 12,000-Mile Road Trip Smashes Records For Longest Electric Car Drive

Taking a Tesla out for a long, long spin, using its network of supercharging stations, shows what could be possible for many electric vehicles one day.<p>How difficult is it to take a cross-country road trip in an electric car? If you happen to have a Tesla, it turns out it’s not very hard–the right …

Animation hack in Telltale games is hilarious and terrifying

Telltale's games have gotten a little saucy, thanks to a fan-made hack that manipulates characters into moving outside of their usual range.<p>A video of the mod first appeared as part of Telltale's Fables-based episodic game, <i>The Wolf Among Us</i>. The clip features protagonist Bigby dancing without a …

2015 Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary Edition

Retro cues and modern performance gear.<p>It’s a shame that Chevy Camaro fans can’t celebrate a 50th anniversary in 2017 the way that Ford Mustang enthusiasts are doing now. That’s because Ford’s pony hasn’t thrown a shoe since its 1964 debut, while Chevrolet unthinkably suspended its car for seven …

Tech Interview: Titanfall on Xbox 360

Having brought games like God of War, Metal Gear, Ico and Shadow of the Colossus from PS2 to last-gen consoles, Bluepoint Games has established …

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …

Samsung's Goals for 2012: 'Beating Apple is #1 Priority'

Internal documents included in the second patent trial between Samsung and Apple last week revealed how Apple viewed Android, calling for a "Holy War" against Google and expressing concern about competition from larger-screened, lower-priced Android phones. A new set of documents reported by <i>Re/code</i> …

2015 Mustang: Designed With Clay & Tape

<b>Transcript</b> <br>We use tape primarily for communicating ideas on paper as well as on the model itself.<p>Sometimes just to make sure that we're all on the …

One Of Gaming's Greatest Trailers, Remade For...Goat Simulator

Now this...this is how you make a dramatic video game trailer.<p>Pretty glorious, right? For those of you that are confused: this is the launch trailer …

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1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 Cobra Jet Found In Pristine Condition: Auction

A person's passing is never a time for joy. Nonetheless, silver linings do exist, and in this case, it's a silver lining that was put away and …

The 5 Best Family Sedans You Can Buy Right Now – Feature

Purchasing any family sedan marks you as a person of practicality, a driver who needs the flexibility of four doors who also eschews the lower fuel economy, relative ponderousness, and often-higher price of a crossover or SUV. But purchasing one of the family sedans on our list? That also marks you …

'Titanfall' player becomes first in the world to reach 1 million Xbox Live Gamerscore

Xbox Live has an undisputed champion. Ray Cox, better known online as Stallion83, has just become the first person to crack an Xbox Live Gamerscore of 1 million points. He did it playing <i>Titanfall</i>, the blockbuster first-person shooter released earlier this week, and live-streamed his efforts via …

The 2013 Adventurers of the Year

Over the past year, highly organized, well-funded teams pulled off an astounding number of firsts, sending a Hollywood director to the deepest spot in the ocean, landing a drone on Mars, and equipping a skydive from the edge of space. Presented here are our adventurers of the year. Enjoy!<p>Run Your …

The TSA Is No Match For This Mad Scientist And His Gun Made With Junk From Airport Stores

Evan Booth hacks together working weapons–like a shotgun, a grenade, and a crossbow–with purchases anyone can make after they go through security, to show that the TSA is more spectacle than real protection. And the FBI is taking notice.<p>Things you can’t bring on a plane: Scissors, gel candles, …

With Black edition, Range Rover goes long on luxury

The Land Rover Range Rover is not exactly revered for its modesty. It is, and has been since its debut in 1970, a leather-lined haven for the Barbour-coat set. But as Rolls-Royce and Bentley have known for years, enough is rarely enough.<p>As such, at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 20 November, Land …

Adorable Photos of a Toddler Napping with His Puppy

34-year-old mother of three Jessica Shyba, aka mommasgonecity, has potentially captured the most adorable naptime series ever! After adopting a boxer/shepherd/lab mix from the Santa Cruz SPCA that fondly goes by the name Theo, Shyba began to notice the little pup's attachment to each family member, …

Gaming Company Fined $1 Million After Using Players To Mine Bitcoin

About 14,000 customers of E-Sports Entertainment Association (ESEA) were infected by the code, which mined about 30 bitcoins over a period of two weeks. The company blamed a rogue engineer for the malicious code.<p>The software was designed to mine the cryptocurrency only when people weren't active on …

Is it right to waste helium on party balloons?

<b>The US has been selling off its helium reserve, established in the 1920s to provide gas for airships - but even so, shortages have been occurring.</b><p>Some scientists believe a finite resource that could one day run out should not be used for party balloons.<p>In the universe as a whole, it is one of the …

Conan besieged by YouTube commenters in audience

Imagine if people spoke in real life the way they would in a YouTube comment. A comedy bit from Conan O'Brien does just that.<p>On his late-night talk show on Wednesday, Conan was talking about Google's decision to ban anonymous YouTube comments, forcing people to use their real screen names. Many …

The Window: An Inside Look at the Exhaustive Tests a Tesla Passes Before It Hits the Road

Author: WIRED Video<p>09:30 am<p>We go inside Tesla’s rigorous quality testing that every Model S must undergo before hitting the road. From water and …

Russia challenges US to friendly tank competition

It's no secret that Russian/US relations are strained. And while things aren't nearly as bad as in, say, 1980, controversial issues between the two superpowers still exist. Thankfully, we still have the friendly spirit of competition to let off some steam. But rather than a footrace or even a game …

The fury of our sun captured in never-before-seen detail

Normally it's harmful to stare at the sun, but for researchers at the NJIT’s Big Bear Solar Observatory, that's their job. Stripping away the danger with its New Solar Telescope (NST), the team used its newly-equipped spectrometer to help capture the clearest images of the sun's atmosphere to date, …

Starbucks Rolling Out Wireless Charging Stations

Sick of looking for an outlet to charge your phone while you sip on your venti latte? It may be a thing of the past, if Starbucks has anything to say …

The Window: Watch the Rebirth of the American Car in Tesla's Stunning Factory

When Tesla acquired the NUMMI factory from Toyota a few years back, the automaker gutted the inside and took inspiration from Elon Musk's other …