Adam Hatch

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Michael Schumacher's Greatest Race

When Schumacher conquered the rain and a garbage car to win by an eternity.<p>Sodden spectators at the 1996 Spanish Grand Prix would have been excused for thinking that Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari F310 was the only car on track. The visual metaphor embedded in this photo is so obvious, it hardly …

Motor Racing

Review: Paradigm Monitor SE 6000F 3-Way Tower Speakers

Paradigm Monitor SE 6000F 3-Way Tower Speakers<p>Tower speakers are the go-to form factor for AV enthusiasts who like their music loud. The large …

Audiophile

Review: Polk HTS12 12" Ported Subwoofer

<b>Polk HTS12 12″ Ported Subwoofer</b><p>The Polk HTS12 is a 12″ ported subwoofer that’s highly affordable, attractive, well-built, and promises to deliver …

Audiophile

The Celica GT-Four Is a Forgotten 1990s Performance Gem

We never got these in the US, but we can import them soon. We should.<p>In the 1990s, Toyota blessed the US market with two excellent performance cars, the MR2 and the Supra. We are, of course, thankful for that mid-ship runabout and that straight-six monster, but we can't help but be jealous of …

Toyota

Not all unkindness is bullying. Here’s why we need to teach kids to differentiate.

In my work as a teacher I’ve noticed in recent years that parents frequently default to the term “bullying” to describe a lot of undesirable interactions their children have with peers. Bullying is tragically real, with devastating consequences in both the short- and long-term. But bullying also …

Parenting

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata first drive review

The Miata remains the epitome of fun on four wheels and it just got even better.<p>The Miata remains the epitome of fun on four wheels and it just got …

Roadsters

TECH TUESDAY: The ground-breaking Brabham BT52

Thirty-five years ago Nelson Piquet became the first turbo-powered world champion, driving Gordon Murray’s beautiful BMW-engined Brabham BT52. In a …

Motorsport

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz makes perhaps the most advanced, luxurious, and performance-oriented automobiles on the planet, and that status is not a fluke. They’ve been pumping out innovative and technologically groundbreaking vehicles since Karl Benz introduced what’s considered the first petrol-powered car in …

Mercedes-Benz

A free Photoshop alternative: No, it's not GIMP

Many users don't see the point in purchasing Photoshop when there are free alternatives for photo editing, such as GIMP. But Photopea could be a …

Tutorials

Best Headphones for Every Activity

Headphones are a personal choice. A bulky over-ear model might have the hyper accurate sound audiophiles crave, but it probably doesn’t make sense …

Audiophile

A comprehensive guide to turntable weights, clamps and stabilisers

<b>And why they make a difference.</b><p>As any audiophile will tell you, several factors affect our perception of sound quality during record playback. One of …

Turntables

The 2019 Mazda Miata's Engine Is a Gem

This is the most powerful Miata yet, but that's not why it's great.<p>What you need to know about the fourth-generation Miata, the ND, was it was never supposed to get a 2.0-liter engine. Mazda engineered the ND to feel as close to the original 1.6-liter Miata as possible, which meant examining every …

Mazda

A Guide to Yacht Rock

<i>Yacht rock</i>. Seriously, what a weight to give to any music genre. Before you’ve even laid down a record, images of watery coastlines, white-masted …

Los Angeles

How to Choose a Cartridge | Soundsmith

Where do I start?<p>Maybe it's best to draw an analogy that is easy to relate to. Certain critical parts of the design of a race car will allow it to …

How to Choose New Turntable Cartridge or Stylus

Like most anything else mechanical in nature, turntable cartridges - the stylus (also known as a needle) in particular - wear down through use. …

Audiophile

2013 TAS Editors' Choice Awards: Cartridges Under $500

<b>Shure M97xE</b><i><br>$89</i><br>shure.com<br>An entry-ticket to the world of analog sound, Shure’s M97xE moving-magnet cartridge offers generally neutral tonal balance …

Best Budget Phono Cartridges For Your Turntable

The phono cartridge is a mechanical device that converts vibrations from a stylus riding in a record groove into an electrical signal that is …

Consider Best 9 Phono Cartridges under $200 for Turntables in 2018

More and more people are getting into vinyl these days and while you can pop online, pick up a record player for under fifty bucks, or you can head …

Audiophile

Best Phono Cartridge under 200 dollars!

<b>Introduction – What is a turntable phono cartridge?</b><p>This little mechanical device is used to convert the vibrations sent turntable needle into a …

Audiophile

The 5 Best Phono Cartridges Under $200

If you love vinyl records, then there’s a great chance that you know the importance of a good, quality phono cartridge. But finding one that meets …

Audiophile

What’s the Best Phono Cartridge Under $100?

When looking to improve the sound quality of your turntable, the record player cartridge is often the first place to start. In fact, I’d argue it’s …

Audiophile

Nine Cartridges Reviewed, Compared and File Identities Revealed!

First of all thanks to everyone who participated. More did than we initially expected. This is a learning experience for sure. Future such surveys …

Audiophile

Someone Has Made 38 Hours of Playlists That Trace the Evolution of Hip-Hop

And you can listen to it for free.<p>Sick of golden era heads telling you that you can’t enjoy the new Rich Gang track without understanding how <i>The Chronic</i> popularised G-funk? Well, some dude on internet radio site 8tracks.com—who goes under the sad and ambitious name of MCAforPresident—has spent a …

2018 TAS Super LP List

Of the many articles and reviews that Harry Pearson wrote for The Absolute Sound, his annual Super LP List (aka SuperDisc List) may have been the …

Audiophile

Denon AVR-X8500H 13.2-Channel AV Receiver Reviewed

AV technology has been changing so fast lately that many receivers become obsolete just a year after they're introduced. Far fewer are designed with …

Audiophile

2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio

A gorgeous sedan that perfectly balances aggression and finesse.<p>Overall Rating:<p>Alfa Romeo may be unfamiliar to many Americans, but its beautifully curved and brutally powerful Giulia Quadrifoglio is a kick-ass way to kick-start awareness. Based on the superb Giulia sedan, the QF (for short) boasts …

Alfa Romeo

Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities

Some cities’ roads follow regimented grids. Others twist and turn. See it all on one chart.<p>In Chicago or Beijing, any given street is likely to take you north, south, east, or west. But good luck following the compass in Rome or Boston, where streets grew up organically and seemingly twist and and …

Data Visualization

Why Barry Bonds is The Greatest Baseball Player of All Time

By Barry Bonds’ lofty standards, it wasn’t especially remarkable—an opposite-field fly ball that carried about 395 feet at hitter-friendly Coors …

San Francisco

Google Brings Android Messages to the Web

With Messages for web, send texts as well stickers and emoji, and attach images. To avoid getting charged for data while using this feature, be sure …

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