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Tesla Model S owners report discounted 75-kWh upgrade

It's still cheaper just to buy the Model S 75 instead.<p>The differences between the Tesla Model S 60 and Model S 75 are few. The 75 offers longer driving range (by 39 miles for the 75 and 41 miles for the 75D). It has a top speed of 140 mph, compared to 130 mph in the 60. The cars obviously have …

Tesla

The tale of the 1907 Curtiss V8, the only motorcycle ever to hold the outright land speed record

Our three-part history of the world's fastest cars project is underway and we've published the first part of the history (1946 to now) and we're …

Engines

From bland to bold? New look teased for the 2018 Toyota Camry

There are many reasons Toyota’s Camry midsize sedan is one of the best-selling cars of all time, but none of those reasons relate to the car’s …

Ford Fusion

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Melo, WNBA raise bar on social activism as white men stay silent

“I gotta be honest with you,” Bomani Jones said Monday on ESPN Radio, “I don’t feel comfortable having this discussion in front of white …

Basketball

USA Advances To Semifinals With Strong Finish Vs. Argentina

Chris Paul said earlier this week at one of his foundation’s events basketball used to be America’s game but has now become the world’s game, which …

Basketball

Ruthless Kevin Durant and USA crush China in Olympic basketball opener

American men’s team beat China 119-62 in Rio New Warriors star Durant picks up 25 points for US<p>There was a moment on Saturday night where the US’s basketball game against China was actually something resembling a competition. This was just after the tip-off when Klay Thompson took a wayward …

Klay Thompson

Odell Beckham leaves Giants practice after collision

Getty Images<p>The Giants have hopes of snapping their four-year playoff drought this season and wide receiver Odell Beckham is one of the players that …

NFL

The bad news on Alex Wood's elbow is the latest blow to the Dodgers' pitching outlook

Wood will likely miss the rest of the season following elbow surgery<p>Things continue to get worse for the Dodgers.<p>On Tuesday, it was announced that …

Boeing is using Google Glass to build airplanes

At least someone is using it<p>Google Glass, the company's augmented reality eyewear, may have been a huge consumer flop, but it's still finding its way into the workflows of professionals. In a report from <i>CIO.com</i>, members of Boeing's research and technology division say they've used the original …

Google Glass

Chris Andersen to Cavaliers: Contract Details, Reaction

Chris Andersen's effectiveness has waned with age, but the 38-year-old big man will hope to bring some energy to the Cleveland Cavaliers <b></b>bench after agreeing to terms on a one-year deal. The Cavs announced the news Friday.<p>The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski <b></b>first relayed word of the agreement on July …

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New Urgency For Taiwan President's Goal Of Easing Away From China

Taiwan’s government, in office less than a month, forgot even to fake a smile for its globally strategic economy after reporting the latest dismal data. The moderately well-off East Asian island’s GDP dependent on making stuff such as your smartphones and PCs has shrunk for the past four quarters …

China

As 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Opens, Every 'X-Men' Movie Ranked From Worst To Best

I am choosing this occasion to do a rundown of all nine (!) <i>X-Men</i> movies released between 2000 and 2016. Why today? Well, I intended this to be for last Wednesday (when <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> opened overseas), but life got in the way. As always, these rankings will not be the same as your rankings (mostly …

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