Alex McNab

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Volvo introduces its first electric truck, the FL Electric

The Volvo FL Electric is fully electrified, operating as a battery-electric truck. Powered by a 130 kW continuous output (185 kW peak) motor, the …


How to find the little-known 'kill switch' that lets you use Facebook with the maximum amount of privacy

(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)<p><b>There's a Facebook setting that acts as a "kill switch" to keep apps and other websites from sharing or accessing</b> …


LeanGP Home Motorcycle Sim Doubles Crowdfunding Goal With 3 Weeks to Go

Described as the “first affordable and foldable motorcycle simulator,” LeanGP is a dedicated gaming controller and chassis for bike enthusiasts, …

Virtual Reality

Ban the banned books list

Why the Drinking Bird Toy Is Actually a Brilliant Piece of Thermodynamic Engineering

At some point in your life you’ve almost certainly marveled at the classic drinking bird toy, and probably lost a few brain cells trying to figure …

At the movies: Rewatching Bullitt

Is this McQueen classic more than just a car chase?

Will I be able to do more work with three screens?

Having more screen space makes people more productive, but it’s not necessarily best distributed over multiple monitors<p>Will I be able to do more work with three monitors? <b>Jean</b><p>Research shows that people can get more work done if they have more screen area available, and using multiple monitors is a …

Al Gore

This CPU Exploit-Safe Version of 'Doom' Runs at .00003 FPS

One way to defend against Spectre and Meltdown.<p>The Spectre and Meltdown CPU exploits, which allow data to leak from highly secure parts of a computer to really wherever, are bad because they have to do with something pretty fundamental in how modern computer processors work. This is a feature …

Computer Hardware

Constant fear

Knowing smile

The best sign at a women's protest.

Monty Python - Sit on My Face [Satire]

Muh tree done died.

ASUS can turn three screens into one seamless gaming display

The most interesting accessory ASUS brought to CES this year isn't high-tech at all. In fact, it doesn't even require power or software to operate. The ROG Bezel-free Kit is for gaming fans with multi-screen setups, and it promises to eliminate the gaps where those monitors meet, essentially …


'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Social Media

Makeup is a powerful tool. That’s all I’m saying….

The Ferrari F40 LM Sounds Furious

The angriest V8 Ferrari ever?<p>If the F40 is ridiculous, then the F40 LM is the craziest thing around.<p><i>Welcome to Better Than Coffee, your daily dose of car sounds designed to help you kick that caffeine habit.</i><p>There were barely any F40 LMs, and they have a limited competition history. Which is sad, …

Sports Cars

This is how you break up

The Five-Cylinder Audi S1 Quattro Sounds Amazing

We need more five cylinder engines.<p>We need more five-cylinder engines.<p><i>Welcome to Better Than Coffee, your daily dose of car sounds designed to help you kick that caffeine habit.</i><p>The Audi Quattro changed rally forever. The all-wheel drive, five-cylinder, Group B insane machine was wildly successful …


On December 31, 1995, Bill Watterson published the final 'Calvin & Hobbes' comic strip.

Video: BMW Z4 M Chases Kawasaki Z1000SX on the Nurburgring

The BMW Z4 M is a rare bird by all means. BMW only made M versions of two Z4 models overs the years, the E89 version, for example, being left out of …


Well played

Absolutely Slaughtered.

'Top Secret' V-12 Toyota Supra Going to Auction, and You Need It

This one of a kind monster is one of the most unique pieces you can add to your collection.<p>via BHAuction<p>Top Secret was a brand found in literal …

The Complete 'Alien' Timeline, From 'Prometheus' To 'Alien: Resurrection'

With the news that Ridley Scott is definitely making another Alien film, a sequel to this year's Alien: Covenant, the timeline for the franchise is …


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Three Racing Cheats You've Never Heard Of

I will never tire of hearing about ingenious ways that car racing teams bend the rules for what they can and can’t do for engineering speed. I …

Mercedes' Parent Company Daimler Dismantled A Rented Tesla Model X For Research

Rental cars have hard lives full of frequent abuse from hoons and careless drivers alike, but Mercedes-Benz’s parent company Daimler apparently took …

UFC pay-per-view streamed on Twitch by a guy pretending it was a video game

It’s in the game ...<p>Twitch has rules prohibiting live-streaming television programming — particularly pay-per-view sports events — and for good reason. They don’t want trouble from the rights holders. Doing it can get a streamer punished for copyright violation. But one guy found a novel means of …

RSR-Inspired 1982 Porsche 911SC Coupe

This 1982 Porsche 911SC is a backdated RSR-style example that was acquired by the seller one year ago. The previous owner was the lead mechanic at …