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Toyota drops hints on the Supra's torque, weight, and stiffness

'It will be the most fun-to-drive car in its class'<p>We have a few more details in the excruciatingly slow drip of information on the coming Toyota Supra. The carmaker's UK blog published an interview with the coupe's chief engineer, Tetsuya Tada, conducted at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Tada's …

Toyota

Google’s Selfish Ledger ideas can also be found in its patent applications

‘Detecting and correcting potential errors in user behavior’<p>I trust by now we’ve all seen and been at least a little disturbed by <i>The Selfish Ledger</i>, the nearly 9-minute-long concept video from inside Google’s “moonshot factory” X labs. In the wake of it becoming public this week, Google quickly …

Okay, Now I Actually Do Want To Take Your Guns

Young people of America are now expecting to witness gun violence in their schools. It doesn't have to be that way.<p>Hey there, NRA:<p>Listen, I know the moments after a gunman opens fire in a school are hectic for you. You have to get your talking points together, you have to mentally prepare to debate …

The most extreme luxury rides on Earth

The New Google Flights Is Better Than Ever - Here's Why...

<b>The new Google Flights is now the best Google Flights…</b><p>Google has a knack for making things that work really well. After acquiring some of the most …

Google Tasks is a new standalone to-do app for Android, integrates w/ Gmail and Calendar

In addition to a leak late last month, the Gmail on the web revamp confirmed the existence of Google Tasks. Today, Google’s new and unified to-do solution is available for Android with heavy “Material Design 2” stylings.<p>Google Tasks is a straightforward app with the company emphasizing its …

Things Go Instantly Wrong For McLaren 720S Driver

The usual ranking of supercar owners goes that Lamborghinis are for show offs, Ferraris are for snobs and McLarens are for the good and honest …

Weekend Project: Build your own budget-friendly electric bicycle for under $500

Electric bicycles make commuting around cities and urban areas much easier, but the good ones can be quite hard on your wallet. High quality electric bicycles by top brands like Trek’s Super Commuter 8s or Raleigh Redux IE offer both high performance and high quality in a sleek package. However, …

Electric Vehicles

The Volvo XC90 Hasn't Killed Anyone In Britain In 14 Years

The current generation of the XC90 might be the safest car of all time, or at least the safest model that doesn’t come with a roll cage, five-point …

Seatbelt

Spied! BMW Z4 Caught Looking Nearly Production-Ready on the ‘Ring

Expect an official reveal sometime this summer<p>Toyota certainly disappointed fans when it brought a Supra race car concept to the Geneva Motor Show, only to announce we won’t see the road car until next year. But according to the latest rumor, BMW fans won’t have to wait nearly as long to see the …

Buick unveils a stunning new all-electric 370 mile SUV concept w/ 4 second 0-60

I know that Electrek readers are tired of concept electric vehicles that have little chances of ever getting to production, but I thought this one was too stunning not to share.<p>Buick unveiled a beautiful new all-electric SUV concept with “up to 370 miles” of range. Sure, why not 1 million miles as …

Buick

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Maps

Superb Wood Floor Inlay Shows Off Computer-Augmented Tools

It’s been a few years since we first started hearing about “tools of the future changing the way we work” but this astounding whole-room floor inlay …

Woodworking

Tell Us Your Favorite Automotive Conspiracy Theory

Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory. Whether you actually believe them or not, there’s something kind of satisfying about listening to Giorgio …

Lotus F1

Here's An Ultra-Detailed Guide To Taking The BMW 3 Series Racing

An older BMW 3 Series can be driving bliss, but if you’re not a German car stan, you may not know your E30s from your E36s. Lucky for you, the Team …

BMW

A 21-year old Swedish AI prodigy wants to revolutionize the $6 trillion education industry – here’s why 'Zuck' and Tim Cook are impressed

• Sana Labs is an edtech startup founded by 21-year old Joel Hellermark.<br>• It provides AI platform that individualizes a student’s learning in subjects …

Tim Cook

Why does an octopus have more than one heart?

As if these tentacled wonders weren’t already alien enough, the octopus' three hearts and blue copper-rich blood seals the deal.<p>Octopuses have three …

6 Simple Projects You Can Make From Scrap Wood

They’re easy, they’re strong, they’re reliable—and they’re yours.<p>When I was a kid, carpenters built, didn’t buy, their toolboxes and a lot of their day-to-day work aids. I admit, it’s hard to beat the store-bought tool bags and parts organizers in wide use today. Wear-resistant fabrics, plastics, …

20 Shockingly Useful Amazon Items Under $20

Some of them WAY under.<p>Amidst all the knockoff smartwatches and suspiciously cheap bulk batches of condoms, there are some seriously great deals on …

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Business<p>The Brexit compromise deal thrashed out by Theresa May's cabinet over Britain's contentious exit from the EU has been dealt a blow by the …

Air Force security hackathon leads to record payout

The US Air Force's second security hackathon has paid dividends... both for the military and the people finding holes in its defenses. HackerOne has revealed the results of the Hack the Air Force 2.0 challenge from the end of 2017, and it led to volunteers discovering 106 vulnerabilities across …

The New York City Subway's Latest Bright Idea Is Already Screwed

The New York City subway, it’s widely acknowledged, is terrible compared to what it used to be. The basics—rails, signals, the system itself—are all …

Hitting A Cow With A Trophy Truck At 112 MPH Looks Completely Terrifying

Behold my latest nightmare fuel: surprise cows.<p><b>[Warning: Video is of GRUESOME ANIMAL DEATH.]</b><p>The No. 91 Terrible Herbst Monster Energy trick truck …

How to make any Android phone feel as fast as an iPhone

In its early days, Android was a slow and buggy mobile platform. Even the most powerful smartphones that were released each year would experience …

How to Build a Terrarium Even Serial Plant Killers Can't Mess Up

Learning how to build a terrarium is not as hard as you might think—and it's a great option if you're looking to add some greenery to your home that …

Plants

Jaguar's XJR-15 Was A Le Mans Prototype For The Road

People use the term ‘race car for the street’ to describe all kinds of cars, but it’s hardly ever actually true. Motorsport demands so much of a car …

Sports Cars

Cauldryn has made the swiss army knife of heated travel mugs

If you thought that the cutting edge of vacuum-insulated coffee mugs was to buy one in a color other than black then, boy, have we got news for you. Cauldryn Coffee is showing off its modular coffee cup that promises to revolutionize the way we carry around beverages. At its heart, is the coffee …

Coffee

Victims of identity theft: 5 steps to take action

Identity theft can be stressful, but there are steps you can take to minimize any long-term effects it may have on your finances. Learn what you can …

Dave Chappelle to Donald Trump voters in Netflix special: 'You are poor. He's fighting for me'

After years away, Dave Chappelle came back with two fantastically funny — and controversial — specials, both of which reached Netflix earlier this …