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Epic Games' new shooter is virtual reality's killer gaming app

"Everybody wants to be Neo." That's how Nick Whiting, lead programmer at Epic Games, describes the main thrust behind <i>Bullet Train</i>, the developer's recently announced virtual reality shooter for the Oculus Rift. What Whiting's referring to, of course, is "bullet time" -- that slow-motion technique …

Virtual Reality

30-Minute Pressure Cooker Chicken, Lentil, and Bacon Stew With Carrots

My wife has taught me many things, but few as mind-blowing and useful as this five-ingredient, one-pot, 30-minute Colombian chicken stew with potatoes and tomatoes. It works like this: Add chicken, potatoes, fresh tomatoes, sliced onion, and bay leaves to a pressure cooker. Seal the lid and heat …

Cooking

What to Eat for an Upset Stomach

Got an upset stomach? Quit your bellyaching and eat one of these healing foods, like fennel and peppermint.<p>We've all been guilty—at least once or a dozen times—of overindulging. Whether it was one too many saucy Buffalo wings, a slice of chocolate cake that was a <i>little</i> too big, or we overdid it …

Food

Philips announces noise-cancelling Lightning headphones, no batteries required

Last year Philips beat Apple in the race to release the first set of Lightning headphones, and here at CES it's taking a victory lap with another pair that feature active noise cancellation. The Fidelio NC1L headphones plug directly into iOS devices via the Lightning connector and, like their …

McDonald's to offer wireless charging in more than 50 UK restaurants

A small bleep echoes from your smartphone as the battery indicator turns red. Not headed to the office and no portable battery to hand? It's going to be a long day. Just as public Wi-Fi has become the norm, McDonald's is hoping Qi wireless charging will tempt more customers through its golden …

McDonald's

Samsung expects fourth-quarter profit to drop 37 percent from year ago

Samsung Electronics said Wednesday that it expects its fourth-quarter earnings report to show a decline in operating profit, as the company grapples with increased competition in its core smartphone business.<p>The South Korean electronics giant estimates its operating profit for the quarter will be …

Profit

LG is putting webOS on its new smartwatch

LG is indeed putting webOS on a watch. <i>Android Central</i> has directly confirmed that the smartwatch briefly teased during Audi's CES event is running a build of Open webOS, showing that LG is exploring new uses for the software that extend beyond TVs. During yesterday's presentation, Audi's Ulrich …

Get Free Vehicles in GTA 5 - IGN Video

Access the GTA Online vehicle fleet within Grand Theft Auto 5's campaign. You might already know about this, but if you don't, it's a handy way to …

How One Video Game Became a Million-Dollar Professional Sport

Last October, the Staples Center was filled with hundreds of thousands of passionate fans, though not the type you would expect in the storied sports …

This is how you take kick-ass photos from the cheap seats

A few tips for photography from outside the fence.<p>It's tough to beat the view from the wall, aiming a lens's worth more than your car through a hole hacked into the chain-link catch fence. It also takes anenormous amount of effort and undivided attention, an early morning photo meeting, and a …

Photos: 2014 Grand Prix of Long Beach

Take a POV hot lap in the Porsche 918 Spyder

That title about says it all. This is a hot lap of the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX, with Porsche Works Driver Patrick Long at the wheel of a Porsche 918 Spyder. The camera is basically showing us everything that Long sees, making this not just one of the coolest 918 videos we've seen, but …

Watch the Volkswagen Kombi Reflect on Its Life, Try Not to Cry

Dr. Bob Hieronimus didn’t go to Woodstock himself, preferring to stay in Baltimore and work on a mural commission at Johns Hopkins. But a Volkswagen bus the artist painted did make it to the festival, and it wound up a symbol of 1960s counterculture.<p>Forty-four and a half years after the hoedown at …

Volkswagen

First 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 sells for a cool million

NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick loves buying first-built Chevrolet models for charity. He paid $1 million to buy the first production 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible and $650,000 to get the first 2014 Chevy Camaro Z/28.<p>Hendrick's latest purchase happened at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Palm …

BMW M5 turns 30, celebrates sideways

BMW has a secret, and it's not telling. The brand's <i>M Power</i> blog is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the M5 and is taking a look back at previous models of its <i>Autobahn</i>-storming sedan, but it says that it will end "with a surprise." The celebration kicks off with a short video showing the latest …

This is what it's like to drive the 903-hp McLaren P1

As close to owning one as you'll likely get.<p>Unless you've got serious connections across the pond and a spare $1.15 million burning a hole in your pocket, you'll never own a McLaren P1. It's one of those sad truths we all have to accept, like the Kardashians having a television show.<p><b>CHRIS HARRIS:</b> …

TOTD: Which Convertible Supercar Would You Own?

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06’s supercharged 6.2-liter LT4 V-8 is rated at least 625 hp and 635 lb-ft of torque. With today’s leaked details of the Corvette Z06 convertible making the same power, we want to know which convertible supercar you would own on today’s Thread of the Day.<p>While the …

This Lamborghini Murcielago R-SV at Spa is a 12-cylinder symphony

It's the hyped-up version of the already hyped-up version.<p>Automakers like to produce very special limited editions to commemorate cars nearing their final moments of production. Chevy waved goodbye to the C6 Corvette by stuffing the wondrous 7.0-liter V8 into a convertible Chevrolet dubbed the …

First 2015 Corvette Z06 sells for $1,000,000

Rick Hendrick is the buyer, and the proceeds go to charity.<p>Rick Hendrick is accustomed to winning, and he's accustomed to dropping seven figures at Barrett-Jackson. As a result, the stock-car racing mogul will add the first production 2015 Corvette Z06 coupe to his collection after posting a …

2014 Scion xB Release Series 10.0 is Smartphone’s Friend

In addition to its fancy paint job and visual tweaks, the 2014 Scion xB Release Series 10.0 features a wireless charging system for smartphones and other compatible devices. The 2014 xB Release Series 10.0 will debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show and will be limited to a production run of 1500 …

Watch and listen to Jon Olsson drift his Rebellion R2K up a snowy peak

Jon Olsson is a Swedish freeskier and alpine ski racer who also happens to own one of the wildest custom cars in the world. Called the Rebellion R2K, it is based on an Ultima, has a body that looks like an Audi R18, and it packs a claimed 600 horsepower into a package weighing around 2,205 pounds …

A brief history of the Grand Prix of Long Beach

Celebrating four decades of America's Monaco.<p>Monday morning in Long Beach, they'll be sweeping up fragments of shattered Indy-car at the 90-degree right-hand bend of Turn 9. Broken race cars,broken dreams. The wall's always been there. Always will be. And that concrete ain't getting any softer.<p>A …

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento at Imola | Top Gear | Series 20 | BBC

What's up with this Bugatti Veyron spied at the Nürburgring?

It's been sixteen years since Volkswagen acquired the Bugatti name and started showing off successive concept cars to preview the Veyron that followed. It's been eleven years since the first Veyron prototype started testing, and nine years since it entered production. But soon – probably sometime …

Exclusive: Maserati Granturismo MC Evoluzione On Track

The sound and fury of Group B

Achingly, relentlessly awesome.<p>This video is fantastic. Here we have 10 glorious minutes of Group B rally cars in their natural environment. The footage is completely unfettered by any summer blockbuster background music, meaning we hear nothing but high-strung turbocharged engines thwapping …