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On Cinco de Mayo, lowriders look with pride to their tricked-out rides

Ron Ordonez can trace his decades-long love affair with lowrider cars to growing up in San Francisco’s Excelsior and Mission districts.<p>The colorful vehicles, with their gleaming rims and bouncing hydraulics, used to cruise through the streets every weekend, Ordonez said. He remembers the first time …

The Complex Operation of an 18-Speed Manual Transmission

A combination of 10 gates, a high and low switch, and a 'splitter' button makes things slightly complicated.<p>SASNAK/YOUTUBE<p>Jerry PerezView Jerry …

Lamborghini Huracán Hits Concrete Pole So Hard It Splits In Half

If it looks like part of that Lamborghini Huracán was on fire at some point, it’s because it was. Luckily, the fire has since been put out and all is …

The 11 best tech cars under $35k

Watch the Dodge Demon Bully Its 707-HP Brother on the Drag Strip

This drag race between the 808-horsepower Demon and 707-horsepower Hellcat goes exactly as expected.<p>The difference between the Dodge Challenger SRT …

Mazda's All-Conquering 700 HP Four-Rotor Le Mans Engine Has The Coolest Intake Ever

In 1991, little Mazda stood at the top of the world. It won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with its banshee Mazda 787B prototype, and here is the …

Even the McLaren F1's Gearbox Has an Amazing Story

The six-speed manual that took the McLaren F1 to 243 mph was filled with regular BMW parts, but creating this drivetrain was anything but ordinary.<p>In 1992, the press release for the McLaren F1 went into great detail explaining what their new six-speed manual transmission was all about. It's worth …

Limited Slip Differential

What's the Coolest-Looking Factory Exhaust Ever Made?

There are all sorts of outrageous exhaust designs out there. Which is your favorite?<p>Over the years, manufacturers have come up with some seriously cool and unique ways of venting exhaust gases out of their engines. Which is your favorite?<p>Mine would probably have to be the exhaust on the …

Koenigsegg

Acceleration Video Shows the Insane 5,000-Horsepower Devel Sixteen Hypercar Is Real

And pretty dang quick, for what it's worth.<p>YouTube | Devel Sixteen<p>Kyle CheromchaView Kyle Cheromcha's …

This Old Barn in Michigan Is a Treasure Trove of Neglected Classic Cars

This is one seriously cool find.<p>Hagerty's Barn Find Hunter series has a habit of finding some spectacular pieces of automotive history stashed away in the unlikeliest of places, and its latest episode is no different. This time around, host Tom Cotter visits a barn in Northern Michigan peppered …

Classic Cars

Here's Why You Shouldn't Start From a Stop in Second Gear

Even if your car has the torque to accelerate from a stop in 2nd gear, doing so isn't great for your clutch.<p>For one reason or another, there are times were you think it might be beneficial to start off from a stop in second gear rather than first in your manual transmission car. In most cases, …

Fuel Efficiency

This Is How Audi's Electric Supercharger Works To Eliminate Turbo Lag

Audi’s newest SQ7 is powered by a 4.o-liter twin-turbocharged V8 diesel engine with a third compressor powered by a 7kw electric motor, running on a …

These are the 10 best Aston Martins of all time

It’s probably best known as James Bond’s car of choice, but Aston Martin has a rich history beyond the silver screen. The iconic DB5 first driven by …

Flight attendants reveal the least disgusting thing you can order on an airplane

It's an open secret that non-bottled water on airplanes can be of questionable quality.<p>The water is at risk for contamination because it's moved between storage devices and is stored in tanks that are not always cleaned regularly. Flight attendants have said they stay away from non-bottled water …

Sexual harassment: This Kerala man slips a phone into his slipper to take 'upskirt' pictures of women - IBTimes India

Seems like he had many plans! He was also carrying another phone in case the phone inside his chappal ran out of battery.<p>Creeps can go to any extent …

Rich people choose their friends differently than the rest of us

Who you associate with on a regular basis determines the circumstances of your life.<p>In my extensive research for my book "Change Your Habits Change Your Life," I found that one of the hallmarks of wealthy, successful people was their ability to somehow break free of the human tendency to …

5 Huge Failed Video Games That Desperately Needs Sequels

The overall package of the game is excellent and should be considered in any hardcore gamer’s collection. – Kombo

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

Self-improvement

25 of the Fastest Road Cars Ever Made

These cars do it with ease.<p>As cars have advanced, so have their top speeds. Not too long ago, surpassing the 200 mph mark was unthinkable. These next 25 cars do it with ease.<p>In choosing the list, we stuck with cars from manufacturers that aren't one hit wonders or super tuners, so no SSC Ultimate …

Sports Cars

15 Best Games for the iPhone X

Smoke the tires with the top 10 American muscle cars

Like food, music, or literature, every country puts its own spin on cars. While European and Japanese firms are known for emphasizing handling, the …

Friday Labs unveils new minimalist & easy-to-install smart lock w/ HomeKit support

As HomeKit continues to expand in popularity, a pair of new smart locks have been introduced that both embrace the platform. Friday Labs has introduced the new Friday Lock, while Danalock has unveiled a new V3 smart lock.<p>First, the Friday Lock claims to be the “world’s smallest smart lock” with the …

Build Your Own Powered Porsche Flat-Six Scale Model Engine

With real flat-six engine sounds and rotating assembly<p>Attention Porsche fanatics and car enthusiasts! Ever wanted to build your own Porsche flat-six boxer engine but never had the time, or more importantly, the know-how? The people at Franzis have you Porsche fanboys covered with a detailed 1:4 …

Porsche

McLaren F1: the best car ever

Strange though it may seem to those who remember it as well as last week, the McLaren F1 was formally unveiled at The Sporting Club in Monaco some 25 years ago. Or at least a very convincing clay model of what would become the F1 was put on display.<p>Its story, however, began in Italy four years …

Formula 1: A technical deep dive into building the world’s fastest cars

F1 drivers experience similar g-force to Apollo astronauts during Earth re-entry. Here’s how they design and make the cars.<p>For over 60 years, Formula …

The history of Ferrari

In the video above, we take a look at Ferrari, a company whose history dates back to 1929, founded by Enzo Ferrari.<p>Ferrari remained the racing division of Alfa Romeo until 1939 when founder Enzo Ferrari decided to set up on his own, the first Ferrari-badged car was the 125 S.<p>Enzo's real passion was …

The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, BARBG and other torrent sites you can use in 2017 - IBTimes India

Among the torrent sites you can use in 2017, the Pirate Bay tops the list with Alexa ranking of 116, followed by ExtraTorrent.<p>Anti-piracy …

Meet Gabe Newell, the richest man in the video game business

The wealthiest man in the video game industry has a name you likely haven't heard; he runs a company you probably haven't heard of; he wears a wild beard and, often, the same black polo.<p>Yet, Gabe Newell is worth over $4 billion, and the company he founded, Valve Software, is one of the most …

Samsung Experience: the interface formerly known as TouchWiz

Ah TouchWiz, where will we be without you? In a much better-looking place, that’s where. Samsung seems to have officially hung TouchWiz out to dry in the latest Nougat beta for the Galaxy S7. The software info page on that update now lists a Samsung Experience version number, reflecting the new …