Steve Timmerman

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This Is the Best Car You Can Buy for $20,000

The new Volkswagen Golf TSI drives like an Audi in disguise—and comes in at less than 20 grand.<p><b>2015 Volkswagen Golf TSI</b><p><b>Available:</b> Now<p><b>Price:</b> $19,815/$20,915<p><b>MPG (City/Hwy):</b> 26/37 Manual; 23/30 Automatic<p>Volkswagen has suffered an identity crisis over the past few years. Within a single showroom, you …

Using 'Doom' To Design A Room

The program for a classic demon-slaying game is helping construction companies design hospitals and office buildings.<p>Remember that early ‘90s horror-themed video game, <i>Doom</i>, where you roamed around a Martian landscape, killing everything in sight? Well, now the game isn’t just for shooting demons …

How A Bugatti Veyron L’Or Style Vitesse Gets Delivered To Its New Owner: Video

There are only a few hundred Bugatti Veyrons in the whole world. There are only a few dozen highly customized designer versions. This is one of them, …

Crooks Are Now Breaking Into Cars Via Remote Control

Apparently today’s high-tech cars are fast falling prey to high-tech car thieves. The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) reports that savvy criminals are able to make breaking into a vehicle as easy as pushing a button. That’s because they’re using sophisticated electronic “scanner boxes” to …

Infiniti’s Q50 can drive itself (so this driver rode shotgun)

Fresh from the road-safety division of the “just because you can, doesn’t mean you should” department, a self-driving example of how our cars are …

'Blood Muscle' auction to sell impressive collection of ill-begotten classic cars

The old saying goes that if you can't do the time, don't do the crime. But being a criminal can involve more than just taking a trip to the big house; it can also mean losing possessions purchased from any ill-gotten gains. Still, one man's loss is another's gain, and if you're in Lodi, NJ, on …

Icon Helios streamliner with Tesla bones is a dream from which we don't want to wake

When it comes to truly, genuinely interesting automotive design and craftsmanship, Icon is one of the finest outfits in the game. We've covered the company and its founder, Jonathan Ward, in the past, and have remarked on just how fully and intricately done the automotive art it turns out is. The …

Why every car should come with clear valve covers

I could watch this all day.<p>Allow me to present your moment of Zen for the day. There is something mesmerizing about watching a pushrod V8 valvetrain do its thing. Unless you're adjusting your valves, most of the time your rocker arms stay hidden under a snappy set of valve covers.<p><b>READ MORE: If you</b> …

Ferrari 330 P4 is a stunning red bolide

There are many beautiful cars in the world, and then there is the Ferrari 330 P4 that outdoes practically all of them. Combining more curves than Christina Hendricks and the singing voice of Adele, it might just be one of the most aesthetically pleasing cars ever made. In its latest video,</i> …

Suddenly, the sun is eerily quiet: Where did the sunspots go?

Our sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet.<p>A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in the middle of solar maximum -- the time in the sun's 11-year cycle when it is the most active.<p>But now, there is hardly a sunspot in sight. If you look closely at …

Is our universe a bubble?

The multiverse hypothesis – the idea that there are other universes – can be tested, scientists say.<p>Never mind the big bang; in the beginning was the …

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Breaking Ground with Improved ATV Food-Plotting Tools

I've heard my share of woeful tales about ATV implements from food plotters, and I expect you have, too. But if you've let those horror stories …

10 Books That Could Change the Way You Understand Modern Cities

We have just entered the Urban Age, when the majority of the world's population lives in cities. Most of us may live in the metropolis, but these …

5 Tips to Seriously Improve Your Food Photography Techniques

Food photography is arguably one of the most challenging types of photography out there. Like painting, you start with a blank canvas and build. …

First Look: 'Spoon' Shape Sleeping Bag Allows Side-Sleeping Comfort

Most lightweight sleeping bags are trending the way of skinny jeans, but Nemo Equipment bucked the current minimal mummy style with an innovative …

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The Differences Between A Bass Fisherman And A Trophy Bass Hunter

Several years ago I spent a day fishing the California Delta with a guy named Rob Belloni. I was pitching a black jig at bank wood and rock, which is …

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Scientists study Swiss lake tsunamis

<b>How do you prepare for tsunamis that come only every 1,000 years or so?</b><p>This is the issue Swiss geoscientists are wrestling with as they study the country's big lakes.<p>Some of these water bodies around the Alps have been known to experience huge waves that were driven by sub-surface landslides, which …

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

A Look At the Top 5 Muscle Building Supplements

When it comes to bodybuilding and building muscle, you don’t need us to tell you exactly how difficult and time consuming the entire process can …

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10 Chinese Herbs to Cure What Ails You

Can Chinese herbs cure what ails you? Western medicine, which has been slow to embrace the 5,000-year-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine, …

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