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2014 McLaren P1

Speed Drunk: On the track and the road, it will turn you into a quivering blob.<p>Here is a rough transcript of what I uttered when I first unleashed the full 903 horsepower of the McLaren P1: “[Cackle, cackle] Holy [bleep]! That’s . . . [cackle]. I, uh . . . wow. [cackle].”<p>It was about then that my …

There's a Corvette under the Hot Wheels Darth Vader car

Yes, it makes the breathing sounds.<p>Hot Wheels teased its forthcoming <i>Star Wars</i> toy line back in May. The great unveiling takes place this week at the annual San Diego Comic-Con, and as promised, a life-size version of the Darth Vader car will be on hand.<p><b>RELATED: Darth Vader leads onslaught of Star</b> …

Darth Vader

Cursed Warship Revealed With Treasure Onboard

Researchers and divers have started studying the secrets that Mars, the pride of Sweden's 16th-century navy, has held for 450 years.<p>It was the largest and fiercest warship in the world, named the <i>Mars</i> for the Roman god of war: But it went up in a ball of flames in a brutal naval battle in 1564, …


7 Awesome Beards by James Myrick

James Myrick is a master beard artist. He's rather secretive about his methods, but my guess is that, by precise mental concentration, he can grow …



2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed Coupe / Convertible

Slightly more speed.<p>We’ve never really understood why Bentley gives the fastest versions of its Continental clan “Speed” branding. It’s not as if any of the lesser models are exactly deficient when it comes to delivering velocity. Even the “entry-level” V-8, the one you lend to the pool boy on his …

Automotive Design

World Cup 2014 in 103.1 Seconds (more or less) | Stop Motion Animation

Video: Photographer Documents the Crazy Adventure of Surfing in the Arctic Circle

If you thought surfing in Texas was absurd, then this little video and accompanying feature will truly blow you away. As part of an original SmugMug …

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

D-Day: A Photo Gallery by David Burnett

Pictures of the Week 6.5.14

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …


Free Runner Jumps Lamborghini in Slow Mo | Top Gear Live 2014

Fighter Pilot Takes Truly Epic Selfie While Firing an Air-to-Air Missile in Training

We’re fully aware that the term ‘epic’ is overused to the point where it means almost nothing. But in this case, we can’t help ourselves… because if …

Spectacular Images of Surfers Riding Waves

Stuart Gibson was always fascinated by cameras and filming, so turning into a shutterbug was inevitable. After borrowing a friend’s Canon EOS 5, he …


Sport picture of the day: Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic take selfies

After all the hoopla surrounding a certain selfie at the Oscars , Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic get in on the act at their BNP Paribas Showdown in Madison Square Garden

This is not a Dragon! This is actually a Armadillo girdled lizard

Headshots: Funny Self-Portraits that Show Stuff Hitting the Photographer in the Face

Here’s a set of fun and funny self-portraits to get you through the rest of your Wednesday with a smile on your face.<p>Created by literary translator, …

World's 15 most beautiful concert halls from Austria to Brazil | CNN Travel

Best space images of the month

Here are some of the most stunning pictures captured during a memorable month in space – from cosmic collisions to soaring satellites.<p>Watch Colin Legg's footage of the Moon Saturn occultation.


明 - The Sun and The Moon

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Body suit 'can lift 50kg in each hand'

Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.<p>The "body extender" has been built by the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory (Percro) at Pisa's Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna.<p>The machine can enable users to lift up to 50kg in each …


LaFerrari Vs. Enzo In Ferrari Flagship Rev Off: Video

On the scale of glorious engine noises, most anything produced by Ferrari sits near the top end of the scale. Be it the Dino-badged V-6 cars up …

Last Call- Frozen Star Edition

While folks in Australia have been suffering under unseasonably warm temperatures this winter, those of us in the Northern Hemisphere have been …