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The Supersonic Bloodhound SSC Is Officially Ready to Run

The world-record attempting vehicle had its official debut today, ahead of an attempt at the 1,000-mph barrier in October 2016.<p>We've been telling you about Bloodhound SSC for years – the oh-so-British attempt to break the land speed record using a car featuring both rocket and jet engines. Now we …

Aviation

Madden NFL 16 review: Bending it like Beckham (Jr.)

Madden NFL 15 was a wakeup call for EA Sports.<p>While the publisher largely appears hell-bent on turning its pro football video game series into a near-realistic simulation of the sport, last year’s entry juked players’ expectations by loosening its interpretation of the term “authentic.” It gifted …

2015 Infiniti Q70L 3.7 AWD

Moderate performance, diminished by immoderate steering.<p>The Q70 is the queen of Infiniti’s passenger-car fleet, a big sedan with a distinctive presence, two available wheelbases, gracious interior appointments, and respectable powertrain choices, including all-wheel drive and a hybrid. But in a …

Luxury Lifestyle

GTA 5 Has a Hidden Playable Bigfoot Character

Diehard Grand Theft Auto fans have long believed Bigfoot to be present in some of the series' recent games. That includes GTA V, and now, following its latest update, we know the Sasquatch is not only in the game, but it (he?) is a sort of playable character.<p>Among other things, the most recent …

Oculus Positions VR For Primetime

Today Oculus gave 1,500 developers at the Oculus Connect 2 conference (as well as those at home via livestream or on Gear VR a chance to watch) a look at how the consumer version of the Oculus Rift will roll out in Q1 2016, how Oculus plans to bring virtual reality to millions through the Samsung …

Virtual Reality

Henrik Stenson settles for 7-under 63 to lead Tour Championship by 2

ATLANTA -- Just getting to East Lake is the challenge for Henrik Stenson. Playing the golf course appears to be the easy part.<p>Two years after his …

Golf

How a Tiny West Virginia Lab Blew Open VW's Diesel Emissions Scam

When the lab measured massive dirty emissions, technicians thought it was a fluke. Then they took a closer look at the VWs they were testing.<p>By now you've heard of the major diesel controversy at Volkswagen. The automaker admitted to using engine management software that only engaged diesel …

Diesel Emissions

World's First Firefly-Themed Park is an Illumination Celebration

China's firefly-themed park is one to add to your bucket list if you're consistently captivated by these glowing insects and the way they magically illuminate their habitat. Since May 30th, the city of Wuhan has been hosting 10,000 fireflies for those who love their wondrous illumination. The …

Bucket Lists

Everything Oculus announced today: $99 Gear VR, Touch release date, Minecraft, and more

It’s Oculus Connect keynote day, and the company had a lot of stuff to announce despite a claim that consumers shouldn’t get too excited about the event in Los Angeles.<p>Here are all the big announcements:<p><b>Samsung’s $99 Gear VR</b><p>While Oculus is planning to release the amazing new Rift headset in Q1 …

2017 Jeep Wrangler Spy Photos: We Get a Peek Underneath

More of the same, and that's good.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A current-generation, four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited—or at least that’s what the engineering team driving it wants you to think. Instead, this is in all likelihood an early test mule for the next-generation Wrangler, which is due out in a year or so …

Prototypes

Pluto’s ‘Dragon Scales’ Revealed In Latest New Horizons Images

Latest New Horizons images show an alien landscape, and highest-resolution color map yet<p>We’ve seen Pluto’s ice mountains, its glacier-carved plains, its mysterious dark spots. But the dwarf planet still has a few tricks up its sleeve. Today, the New Horizons team released images that reveal a …

U.S. and China to Announce New Measures to Combat Climate Change

The United States and China will announce on Friday a slew of new policies to combat climate change, including a national cap-and-trade program in …

Climate

Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers 'going to keep' trying two-point conversions

The Steelers are perfect on two-point conversions so far. So they're not going to stop going for two in the future.<p>After two games, the Pittsburgh …

NFL

Kwikset drops the extras on its new internet-connected deadbolt lock to hit a lower price point

Smart connected devices for our homes are becoming more commonplace, with technology giants like Apple and Samsung leading the way with support for a myriad of devices. Even Amazon has an internet-connected speaker that will control your lights, thermostat and more.<p>One of the biggest issues with …

Shaq Says He's Bringing 'White-Guy Classics' to TomorrowWorld

The NBA great performs Friday at the EDM festival, and he's going to use what he learned from Skrillex to get the party started<p>At this point, …

This is the supersonic 'Bloodhound Car' that's aiming for a land speed record

The Bloodhound Supersonic Car (SSC) unveiled in London on Thursday is an engineering marvel that its builders hope will inspire a new generation of engineers like the Space Race during the Cold War.<p>With a fighter jet engine and rockets, the sleek 135,000-horsepower car is as powerful as 180 Formula …

Aviation

These Are the Hidden Costs of Buying That Tesla You Always Wanted

Tuesday I picked up my new Tesla. At least it was new to me.<p>In a fit of <i>relative</i> frugality I purchased a used version of the luxury electric Model S, …

Tesla

What’s a Saint, Anyway?

As the pope canonizes a controversial figure, it’s worth remembering the centuries of controversy surrounding sainthood itself.<p>How does a person get canonized? Or, to be more precise, what is it that distinguishes the 10,000 or so official Catholic saints from the rest of us 1.2 billion Catholic …

Christianity

The Indiana Pacers are joining the NBA's 'small-ball' movement, and their best player isn't happy

Small-ball systems typically push each player up a position, at times eliminating a traditional power forward or center altogether. By putting, most commonly, a small forward at power forward, defenses have to respect the shooting and perimeter style of smaller players, thus creating more room …

Basketball

Lovie Smith Reportedly Says DT Gerald McCoy Can Play Offense If He Gets 15 Sacks

After proving he is among the best at his position, Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy may finally get a chance to do what he has wanted to for years—play offense.<p>But he's going to have to earn it.<p>McCoy went on <i>Total Access</i> on WDAE-AM 620's Buccaneers Radio Network on Wednesday night …

Football (U.S.)

Diesel fans fear Volkswagen emissions scandal may tarnish technology

The<p>Volkswagenemissions cheating scandal has tanked the company's stock price, ousted its top executive and could ultimately cost the world's top automaker tens of billions of dollars.<p>It may also destroy the credibility of diesel technology from all automakers.<p>Diesel engines are at the heart of …