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First Look: The 503-hp, BMW-hunting 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia

To all the M3, C63, S4, ATS-V, and CTS-V owners out there, the Italians are bringing 503 hp in a 3300-lb sedan with what they claim is a chassis to top yours.<p>Does anyone do drama like the Italians? It wasn't enough to just to unveil the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio with the bit of disorganization …

Report: Mazda Won't Build More Powerful Miata

155 horsepower is enough, says the company. That means no Mazdaspeed MX-5 is likely. Luckily, the standard Miata is great as-is.<p>Now here's a report from <i>Top Gear</i> that there is not, in fact, a faster version of the two-seat roadster in the works. With rumors swirling of a spicy Mazdaspeed-branded …

This Is How V12 Lamborghinis Have Evolved for 50 Years

Tim Cook says Microsoft's big problem held it back

Technically Incorrect: The Apple CEO says Apple doesn't cling to legacy technology and that Microsoft did. He also says Steve Jobs changed his mind all the time.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I can't count the number of times someone has …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Aaron Schock's final hours

His decision to quit was so abrupt that even Speaker John Boehner didn’t get a heads-up.<p>Aaron Schock’s Tuesday began with a quiet early-morning stroll near the Capitol with his close friend, Missouri Rep. Jason Smith. Schock, sporting shorts and a sweatshirt, frequently looked down at his …

Corruption

Are These the Worst Commutes in America?

New York has the longest commutes, San Fran has longer office hours, and both are at the bottom of the list for leisure time in the nation.<p>The commute to work, when you really think about it, is one of the biggest killjoys in daily life: most of us don't get paid for the time spent traveling to the …

Commuting

12 Surprising Ingredients You Should Probably Start Freezing Now

When you come home after a long day, sometimes it's all you can do to muster up the energy to cook. And when you do finally rally and get something started, if you're missing an ingredient, it can thwart the whole endeavor. Who wants to make a trip out in the cold for one tiny ingredient from the …

Is Coffee Going Out of Style?

People are drinking fewer cups of joe, according to a new report.<p>Reading this article on your coffee break? You're <i>so</i> last year. According to a new survey, coffee might be less popular – and tea is the hot new thing.<p><i>Time</i> reports that coffee consumption is slightly down this year. The National Coffee …

Coffee

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Premium genes: Meet 9 celeb scions fashion brands are banking on

Images from spring runway shows and ad campaigns are so flush with celebrity sons and daughters they look as if they could have been ripped from the pages of a Malibu High yearbook. The luxury-brand love affair with second- (and in some cases third-) generation headliner royalty was clear when<p>Tommy …

Nicole Brown Simpson

Armani blames ‘difficult’ Madonna for Brit Awards cape fall

IF you watched the Brit Awards last week (or at least any six second Vines of it), you'll know that the biggest moment of the night came when Madonna was dramatically yanked offstage by her huge Armani cape during a bullfighter-themed performance of "Living For Love".<p>"Everybody was worried that my …

BRIT Awards

50 Best Android Apps for 2014

Agent<p>If you’ve ever envied the “Assist” feature on Motorola’s latest handset, Agent is a worthy substitute that works with any Android phone. When …

31 People You See at Every Bar on St. Patrick's Day

By: Andy Kryza<p>St. Patrick's Day is upon us -- our annual opportunity to pay respect to the patron saint of Ireland. And to honor this man, we Americans use the day as an excuse to embrace otherwise offensive stereotypes like decking ourselves out in green and drinking our weight in emerald beer, …

Revolutionary new mobile battery delivers double the juice

Whether it’s the iPhone 6, the Apple Watch or some other hot piece of tech, battery life is one of the most commonly criticized aspects of today’s devices.<p>That may be about to change, however, courtesy of a University of Michigan spinoff company called Sakti3, which has developed a new type of …

Clean Energy

Hannibal Buress Tears into Justin Bieber at Comedy Central Roast

The best jokes at Saturday's taping weren't the obvious ones.<p>"It wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be," Justin Bieber told a room full of reporters after he was taken to task onstage for three hours during the <i>Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber</i> on Saturday night at Sony Studios in Los …

Comedy

This is BlackBerry's new $2,000 smartphone

BlackBerry's newest phone is decidedly different than its peers. It's designed by Porsche ... and it costs nearly $2,000.<p>The BlackBerry P'9983 is hand-wrapped with leather, and it features "glass-like keys" and a graphite, stainless-steel-color frame made of "blackened glass."<p>The new phone is so …

Mobile Technology

Elton John Boycotts Dolce & Gabbana Over 'Synthetic' Babies Remark

"How dare you refer to my beautiful children as 'synthetic'?" John said, criticizing designers' "archaic" comments about same-sex families<p>Sir Elton …

Elton John

What the Real Irish Eat on St. Patrick’s Day

Ready for another round of watery green beer and corned beef with limp cabbage? Me, neither. St. Patrick’s Day doesn’t have to be all about bad food. In fact, the quality of Irish food is on the rise as more people are beginning to discover the island nation has much more to offer than cliches.<p>For …

Baking

Dear Chefs, Why Are You Ruining Pastrami?

Esquire food and dining correspondent Josh Ozersky addresses the worst food trend in recent history, plus what to look for in a grill.<p><b>Why does restaurant food have such insane, extreme trends? It seems like some magic ingredient comes along like marrow or kale or whatever, and then you literally</b> …

David Foster Wallace

How We’d Spec It: The McLaren 675LT We Can’t Afford, But Want Very Badly

Well, now, this doesn’t happen very often. No, we’re not referring to a new supercar such as the McLaren 675LT being released—that happens all the time—we’re talking about this ultra-critical piece of consumer news: a pricing update on the 675LT. Why are we running through the newest McLaren’s …

Sports Cars

Take an incredible drone flight through the world's biggest cave

Equipped with a DJI Phantom 2, a Canon 6D and a GoPro Hero 4 Black, photographer Ryan Deboodt has produced some stunning footage of Hang Sơn Đoòng, the world's biggest cave.<p>At a length of some 9 kilometres (5.6 miles), Hang Sơn Đoòng in Vietnam, near the Laos border, is the largest known cave in …

Drones

Crocodiles eating a human shocks British tourists on Zambezi sunset cruise

Conservationists say the body is likely to have been that of a suspected poacher whose group was ambushed by Zimbabwean rangers days earlier<p>British tourists were shocked to see crocodiles eating a man as they took a sunset cruise along the Zambezi River between <b>Zimbabwe</b> and <b>Zambia</b>.<p>The group and their …

Wildlife

McDonald's Customer Chokes Cashier Over Order Mix-Up

One McDonald's customer in Georgia was definitely not lovin' it when he was overcharged for his meal last week. According to WALB, Willis Mann "lost his cool" after his order was accidentally rung up incorrectly. Instead of pointing out the error, Mann leapt behind the counter "choked the cashier, …

An Exclusive Look Inside Facebook's Magnificent New York Cafeteria

Facebook's employees are well-fed. <i>Very</i> well-fed. Staffers at the company's New York office have the pleasure of eating at Desimone's, a spacious dining hall that has been operating since 2014. Let's be clear: Desimone's is no ordinary corporate break room.<p>Chef Nathaniel Eckhaus, who has cooked in …

Harry Potter and the Torah of Terror

Author J.K. Rowling says all religions are present at her beloved wizard school—except Wiccans.<p>Back in December, and just in time for Hanukkah, J.K. …

Books

Stay Warm and Healthy With Kale and Quinoa Minestrone Soup

<i>(This recipe originally appeared on elizabethrider.com)</i><p>Baby, it's cold outside! Stay warm and healthy with this equally delicious and satisfying soup.<p>One of the things I love teaching my clients the most is how to incorporate kale, quinoa and other superfoods into familiar favorites. Using new …

Volcano erupts in Japan; 7 rescued, 32 missing

More than 30 hikers were found unconscious and were feared dead after a volcano erupted in central Japan, authorities said.<p>Japanese news agencies reported that rescuers on Sunday began taking 31 hikers -- suffering from "cardiac and respiratory arrest" -- down from Mount Ontake. Rescue efforts …

First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar'

The Irish poet William Butler Yeats once famously evoked the drift of time through the image of old men gazing at their own watery reflections. "Everything alters, and one by one we drop away," Yeats' elders say as they themselves sit solidly at the shore. Robert Plant is hardly the gnarled …

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