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Gay rights is getting caught up in the geopolitics of eastern Europe

The battle over gay rights in Russia is getting a lot of attention because of its recently-passed law banning so-called "gay propaganda" and the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.<p>But Russia isn't the only country in the region where homosexuality has become the focus of intense debate.<p>"What we are …

Republicans attack president's 'phoney apology' over Obamacare rollout

Senator Ron Johnson accuses Barack Obama of 'political fraud' over promise to let Americans keep existing healthcare plans<p>Obamacare once again dominated the Republican oppposition's weekly address on Saturday despite President Barack Obama's attempt to move the debate on to energy policy in his own …

A8 Audi Exclusive Concept shows off brand's interior chops

It's an envious position to be in, not wanting a normal Audi A8 but not wanting to make the statement that comes with a Bentley or a Rolls-Royce. What's an oligarch to do? Well, if you have the funds, consider the A8 Audi Exclusive Concept (yes, that's the actual name), a modified A8L W12 that's …

Mercedes teases AMG Vision Gran Turismo virtual supercar ahead of Gran Tursimo 6 debut

With the SLS AMG going away, Mercedes could be looking to the virtual world for a supercar replacement. The Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo was designed specifically for the Gran Turismo 6 video game, which will go on sale next month, and the automaker has released a teaser picture of the car on …

Weekend Edition – A 1965 Dodge Coronet Wagon that will drive a Wedge between you and your Drivers License…

Welcome to another Weekend Edition here on Hooniverse. It seems that most of our readers can’t get enough when it comes to Wagons… Well here is a …

Princess Worthy: 1953 Sunbeam Alpine Mk1 Convertible

This 1953 Sunbeam Alpine Mk1 convertible has been with the seller for 30 years, and has only seen 3k miles since its frame-off restoration. After an …

Classic Cars

Weekend Edition – A 1978 Ford Ranchero GT on eBay is a rolling contradiction of competing styles; Still, I want it…

As far as Automotive Icons we appreciate here on Hooniverse, the Ford Ranchero ranks as one of the most coveted… Well, not as high as the El Camino, …

Yes, someone has actually gone out and built a Batmobile-themed Ford F-150 pickup truck. More -> http://bit.ly/17vp1FJ

Beautiful Houses: Bird House

This week we will show you the breathtaking Bird House in Mallorca, Spain, a project by Alberto Rubio. I couldn't find details about the project at …

Z Vector Takes Live Kinect Feeds To Create Stunning Video Art

This is a bit of a niche product, but it’s still interesting nonetheless.<p>Artist Julius Tuomisto believes that VJs are the next DJs. Just in the same way that a DJ shepherds music lovers through a thoughtful selection of tracks, video artists can guide audiences through live visualizations that …

Insanely expensive cars on auction at Pebble Beach

Auction house Gooding & Company will be selling off these rolling pieces of art. Better bring your banker — the prices are in the millions.

The Apple, Samsung Conflict Will Get Even More Absurd Before It Gets Better

This week the Wall St Journal reported that Apple and Samsung had been in negotiations to settle their long running patent conflicts, coming close to a settlement in February. No surprise, though – a deal still seems a long way off.<p>The conflict is set to get more bizarre before it gets better. The …

Apple Ramping Up For Stylish iWatch, Curved Casing Could Be Liquidmetal

Reports this week indicate that Apple is building a substantial team of veterans from multiple industries to build a stylish, multi-functional iWatch. The timing of the hires points to a late 2014 release, according to an analyst report and a story in the <i>Financial Times</i>. Far from being a bad sign …

Weekend Edition – Brown Car Face Off; A 1971 Mustang Grande vs A 1971 Mercury Cougar

Yes, I know what you’re thinking… Jim, these are basically the same car. Why yes, they are basically the same car, but it is their subtle differences …

Is mowing the lawn on your list of chores this weekend? This lawnmower from Honda has 109 horsepower, can do 0-60 mph in 4 seconds, and has a top speed of 130 mph. Your move Toro. More -> http://bit.ly/18lqpfh

Weekend Edition – A Hayabusa Reverse Trike

Welcome to another Hooniverse Weekend Edition, and the first post will be a build thread suggested by <b>CherokeeOwner</b> <i>(Thanks Man!)</i> who thought this …

This week's top photos include the Lexus RC Coupe, McLaren P1 XP2R, and Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG. Which one's your favorite? Photos -> http://bit.ly/13KNket

Check out this Land Rover Range Rover Convertible. What say you: hot or not? More -> http://bit.ly/18uXIA1

Ghost town hunting in the American West

Nothing guarantees a Wild West adventure like exploring ghost towns, from abandoned mines where lucky prospectors once struck it rich to dusty frontier outposts where gun-toting outlaws once ran amok. Get ready to hit the (usually dirt) road out to these iconic ghost towns, most within spitting …

National Parks

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

This is what an LS-based 8.9-liter V-12 engine looks like. Did we mention it's going into a Datsun 280Z? Video -> http://bit.ly/Yqi6eB

Lamborghini Egoista: Sant’Agata’s Aviation-Inspired, Hot Wheels–Like Anniversary Special

Those who appreciate the wildly styled Lamborghini Veneno are sure to take pleasure in Lamborghini’s next 50th birthday present to itself, the Egoista. As for the rest of us, and as far as the design community is concerned, it seems that the Sant’Agata operation just had its EXP 9 F moment, which …

Sports Cars

Admire 350 Lamborghinis lined up at 50th Anniversary Tour

If you're a fan of Lamborghini then you'll want to set aside 13 minutes of your time for this video. The Sant' Agata carmaker is hosting a 50th Anniversary Tour from Milan to Rome and then back up to the factory in Bologna, and the 350 entries in this running of the bulls were staged on a Milan …

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Ferrari 599XX EVO Insane Accelerations and Downshifts!

Would you pay $1,995,980 for this Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Super Sport? More -> http://bit.ly/17TvHOl

This bespoke Ferrari by A. Kahn Design is one of the most beautiful Ferrari 458s we've seen. What say you: hot or not? More -> http://bit.ly/12leQSy