Andrew Thorne

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10 Essential Potato Recipes Every Home Cook Should Know — Recipes from The Kitchn

Potatoes, in all their many varieties, are the real workhorses of the vegetable world. They're delicious and budget-friendly, and that is exactly …

Cooking

Ten new movies to see this month

1<p>Tully<p>Charlize Theron, Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody – the trio behind the acerbic and hilarious ‘Young Adult’ – reunite for a sharply-scripted …

Volvo XC60 gets near-perfect score in European crash test category

The safest crossover in its class in Europe<p>Building on its IIHS Top Safety Pick rating, the Volvo XC60 underwent crash testing by Euro NCAP, and has proven it's extremely safe no matter what organization is testing it. The crossover SUV, which we would consider a midsize in the United States, was …

Grilled cheese and tomato soup: a kids’ classic reenvisioned

Scores of schoolchildren were raised on grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup in an era when the soup was canned, the cheese processed beyond …

10 Genius Ideas To Connect Completely Separate Movies

The folks on r/AskReddit have posed a question: <b>let's say that two completely unrelated movies (that each happen to feature the same actor) are now</b> …

The top 10 movies to see at TIFF 2016

If the Toronto International Film Festival is a cinematic buffet, then we all have films we're eager to pile onto our proverbial plates. While I've …

Film Festivals

The Bad Batch review: Keanu Reeves and Jim Carrey thrive in cannibal apocalypse

Iranian director Ana Lily Amirpour’s menacing second film boasts impressive turns – including from Suki Waterhouse – but conforms to convention after a smart, chilling first act<p>One of the handful of woman directors at Venice, Ana Lily Amirpour made her mark originally with her much-liked …

10 of the least-visited US national parks

With US national parks such as Yosemite and Yellowstone facing overcrowding, we take a look at 10 beautiful but little-known parks where you’re more likely to see a bear, moose or ‘champion tree’ than another human. Tell us about your experiences in less-trodden parks by clicking the Witness button …

17 box-office bombs that went on to become cult classics

Many of Hollywood's greatest films were financial flops, and it took years for audiences to embrace them.<p>From "The Wizard of Oz" to "The Big Lebowski," here are 17 classic films that originally bombed in theaters.<p><i>Frank Pallotta contributed to a previous version of this story.</i>

Box Office

Fallout's Nuka-Cola Quantum soda is coming to life — minus the radioactive stuff

Soon, you'll be able to live out a little piece of your <i>Fallout</i> dreams — without all of the downsides of a deadly post-apocalyptic society. And it's all thanks to a cross-brand promotion the likes of which vault-dwellers could only dream of.<p><i>Fallout</i> developer Bethesda Studios has partnered with …

Bethesda

Mighty Micro: We Drive The Tiny But Fun Honda S660

Not many Americans know about it, but Japanese domestic market (JDM) enthusiasts are hoping Honda will bring its tiny new S660 roadster to the United …

Yamaha sports car, next Mazda RX-7 and more

The Tokyo motor show has been an undoubted highlight of the past week. While genuinely new vehicles were in relatively short supply, the presence of …

Auto Shows

Toyota S-FR Concept: The Scion FR-S's Angry Little Brother

Front-engine, rear-drive, with a curb weight under 2,200 pounds. Oh, and it's headed for production.<p>Heading up the Toyota lineup of debuts at the 2015 Tokyo auto show is the S-FR concept, which stands for Small, Front-Engine, Rear-Drive. Aimed at bolstering the company's performance image, the …

Clarkson, Hammond and May Are Doing the LaFerrari vs. 918 Spyder vs. P1 Hypercar Shootout (UPDATE: Chris Harris Too!)

The hypercar shootout that never happened on Top Gear will apparently be the first project for the trio's new Amazon show.<p>Hypercar fans, rejoice! Jeremy Clarkson has just revealed that the Ferrari LaFerrari vs. Porsche 918 Spyder vs. McLaren P1 track shootout is finally happening, according to …

Panoz Says Wacky DeltaWing Street Car Is Coming Soon

Though this is just a concept version, it raises the likelihood of Panoz making the real one.<p>If the story of the DeltaWing seems like it's started, re-started, and re-started yet again, that's because it has. After first designing and racing the odd, narrow-front-track car, Panoz started suing the …

Sports Cars

Reality TV Has No Idea What Actually Goes on at a Custom Car Shop

Fake drama and loud noises are a farce.<p>Reality TV has car shops all wrong. When you watch the handful of "car build shows," producers feed you the same predictable cold-oatmeal characters. First, we're going to go over what you're used to seeing on camera. Then, we're going to contrast that to a …

Reality TV

‘The Keeping Room’ Is A Feminist Western That Captures The Horror Of Sexual Violence

Not too long ago, I spent a summer at a women’s separatist commune in upstate New York. It was exactly the kind of thing you do in your early thirties when you need a “total spiritual rebirth”/something to pitch to VICE. From the outside, the commune looked like the ultimate “safe space” (pardon …

Airport Wi-Fi Hacks You Need To Know Before You Fly

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Airports are the worst. Food is overpriced, people are rude, and the TSA procedures remind you of that nightmare you had after you watched <i>Se7en</i>. Normally, browsing through Facebook and the grossest subreddits known to man would ease the pain of this experience, …

Wi-Fi

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

A Trucker Explains Your Worst Highway Driving Habits

What we're all doing wrong out there, according to a man who's seen it all from behind the wheel of a big rig.<p><i>Todd McCann started driving big rigs in 1997 and covers about 125,000 miles a year wearing down tire rubber on America's highways. In other words, he knows driving. (He also runs the</i> …

2016 Ford Focus RS Configurator Goes Live, Confirms $36,605 Starting Price

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] is about to answer the dreams of many automotive enthusiasts here in the United States by bringing over the …

EPA Says Diesel VWs Had Software That Allowed Them to Cheat Emissions Tests

VWs would emit 40 times the NOx when the defeat mechanism was activated.<p>The VW Group is coming under scrutiny from the EPA for equipping 482,000 diesel cars from 2009 until 2015 with software that would only have the cars meet emissions regulations when they were being tested.<p>When the cars were not …

2017 Thunder Power Sedan: An Electric Car Concept

“Wants to take on Tesla” is quickly becoming an overused cliché in automotive journalism. But it’s impossible to look at this battery-electric concept car, the Thunder Power Sedan, and not think of Elon Musk’s fastback four-door. In proportions, promised performance, and presentation overall, it’s …

10 Undervalued Retro Cars Suddenly Skyrocketing in Value

Every car that gets old becomes new again, and these gorgeous cars of the 70s, 80s, and 90s that fell out of fashion are suddenly retro cool, and exceedingly expensive.<p>The cars on this list are automotive icons. Yet though they've always inspired love in hardcore fans, many of these legendary …

New Cars - Car News and Expert Reviews

Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE), the firm that owns the fabled Yenko brand...<p>On this episode of “Behind the Wheel,” Automobile social media editor Billy Rehbock...<p>Fiat Chrysler announced late last week that Sergio Marchionne would be unable to return...<p>Ford has created a subdivision called Ford …

Detroit Auto Show

2016 Prius Launch, 107-Mile 2016 Leaf, Scion iM Driven, Electric Hearse: The Week In Reverse (Video)

<i>Which of two new Scion small cars did we find more appealing after we drove them?</i><p><i>And, why are Nissan Leaf owners already griping about the expanded</i> …

Volkswagen Close To Confirming New Bus?

When Volkswagen released its New Beetle nearly two decades ago, optimistic American enthusiasts speculated a modern Microbus based on the automaker's …

Review: M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit' Is A Glorious Return To Form

<b>M. Night Shyamalan</b> <b></b><b>roars back to life with this deliciously creepy and funny little triumph.</b><p><b>The</b> <b></b><b>Box</b> <b></b><b>Office:</b><p><i>The Visit</i> comes courtesy of Universal/Comcast Corp. and is yet another micro-budget Blumhouse production. The film, which cost just $5 million to produce, drops Thursday night at 7:00 pm. The …

Movies

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Here's what your food would look like if it weren't genetically modified over millennia

Genetically modified foods, or GMOs, inspire strong reactions nowadays, but humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favorite produce for millennia.<p>While GMOs may involve splicing genes from other organisms (such as bacteria) to give plants desired traits — like resistance to pests, selective …

Organisms