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Ride Along as This Charger Hellcat Blasts Around the Nurburgring

American muscle meets Europe's most challenging track.<p>Watching in-cabin videos of new record-setting supercars trounce the Nurburgring Nordschleife's 12.9-mile course is incredibly fun. But once in awhile, it's fun to watch something tackle the Green Hell that wasn't really meant to do it. Enter …

Sports Cars

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

This Is The True Story Behind The Lamborghini Countach Name

Straight from its very own creator.<p>In case you didn’t know, Lamborghini has been known to have a vehicle nomenclature that’s connected to bulls or …

Sports Cars

Poor headlights cause 40 cars to miss IIHS Top Safety Pick rating

But they do crash well<p>Over the past few months, we've noticed a number of cars and SUVs that have come incredibly close to earning one of the IIHS's highest accolades, the Top Safety Pick rating. They have great crash test scores and solid automatic emergency braking and forward collision warning …

Ford Fusion

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

Marantz officially announces AirPlay 2-compatible 2018 receivers - CNET

Sound United<p>In one of the least shocking announcements of 2018, Marantz unveiled its SRx013 range of receivers -- months after they were outed by Apple.<p>The SR5013, SR6013 and SR7013 were included as part of a "compatible with Apple AirPlay 2" list after the launch of Apple's new multi-room system. …

Audiophile

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Gets Fancy Towing Features

When Chevrolet revealed its fourth-generation Silverado earlier this year, we learned the truck would grow wider and longer, sit on a new platform, and shed a good amount of weight. Now, the automaker is getting into the nitty gritty details, revealing new features that will make towing easier.<p>An …

Towing

Klipsch Unveils Enhanced Reference Series Speakers

Klipsch has announced a round of updates for its popular Reference Series of speakers that it says improve sound quality and appearance.<p>All 13 models …

Audiophile

Chevy's Advanced Trailering System brings new tech to towing

Believe it or not, some people actually tow things with their full-size trucks, and no matter whether you're schlepping horses or race cars or cinder blocks or a fifth-wheel RV, everyone could use a little tech to make the process easier and safer. Chevrolet thinks it's got just the right …

RVs

Review: Blueair Sense+

Your home might be your sanctuary, but the air inside it is probably not that great for you. Especially during the summer, open windows let in …

Smart Homes

Are flat pillows a pain in your neck? Here are the best pillows for side-sleepers

Not all sleepers aren’t the same, so why do all pillows seem to be the same? Some people are back-sleepers, a few special individuals are stomach …

Shopping

A 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel Pulling an Airstream Basecamp Is the Best Version of 'Camping'

A pickup truck with a silver Airstream trailer behind it is quintessential Americana. That’s as true today as it was 50 years ago, except now the …

RVs

2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 boasts the biggest pickup beds

It offers more volume than the 2019 Ford F-150 and Ram 1500<p>To the list of perks distinguishing the all-new 2019 Silverado 1500 pickup, Chevrolet wants you to know this: Its standard bed, which it dubs the Durabed, is bigger than its formidable crosstown competitors, the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500.<p>For …

FCA US

2019 Lexus ES to Start at $39,500

The combined 44 mile-per-gallon hybrid variant won't cost you much more than that.<p>David Dewhurst Photography/Lexus<p><i>​</i>The Lexus ES has long carried a …

Lexus

How to Make Sure You're Getting the Internet Speeds You're Paying For

It’s probably been a while since you signed up for internet service, but you should have an idea of how fast your plan is. If not, give your ISP a …

Git

How To Fix Stagnant Wages: Dump The World's Dumbest Idea

We’re all drunks looking under the lamppost.”<br>—Aviv Nevo, professor of economics, University of Pennsylvania, speaking at the European Central Bank’s annual gathering of leading economists in Sintra, Portugal.<p>Today’s <i>New York Times</i> tells us that wages should be rising, since we live in a world in …

Economics

All the live TV streaming services compared: Which has the best channel lineup?

With the runaway popularity of on-demand streaming video services like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video and Hulu, more people are deciding to stop paying for cable TV. But just because you cut the cord doesn't mean you have to give up live TV.<p>Right now seven major services offer live TV steamed over …

Sling TV

CeramicSpeed debuts groundbreaking DrivEn drivetrain

<i>Bicycle drivetrains have steadily improved over the years, covering shifting precision and smoothness, friction, noise, weight, and what have you.</i> …

This 3D-printed bicycle is stronger than titanium

The Arevo bicycle looks and feels like a high-end commuter bike, but it was made using 3D-printing technology and software. It's being hailed as the …

Q Acoustics 3010i review: Compact, good-looking, great-sounding – pick three

Q Acoustics upgrades its excellent 3010 speakers – and the new 3010i deliver a welcome injection of power and poise<p>Q Acoustics has earned quite the …

Audiophile

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

Plants

A Visit With Loudspeaker Designer/Innovator Siegfried Linkwitz

Last spring while in San Francisco to speak to the S.F. Audio Society, AnalogPlanet editor Michael Fremer had the opportunity to speak on camera with …

Audiophile

Here’s How to Achieve Professional Lighting Design in Your Home With a Simple Switch

NOON light switches let you coordinate all the lights in your home with one touch, meaning setting the mood for any occasion with scene-based lighting has never been simpler.<p>When it comes to setting the vibe in your home, lighting might just be the most important element. It may seem like a minor …

Home Automation

The Smart Home Guide: Best DIY Z-Wave Garage Door Controller Solutions

Want to make your garage door opener a bit smarter? This week in our Smart Home Guide we’ve decided to share with you a few DIY Z-Wave garage door …

HOW TO: THE 34 BEST HOME AUTOMATION IDEAS – Page 18

RESOURCES (WHAT YOU’LL NEED)<p>HOME AUTOMATION SOFTWARE<p>IFTTT<p>IFTTT – A great (free) app to help you automate all kinds of interactions but watch out for …

Blinkers Laser Set review

<b>REVIEW</b> – Blinkers Laser set adds turn signals and a laser to a bicycle lighting system providing a lot of bang for your Euros. Read on to find out …

Remote Controls

Unlock your door with one touch thanks to the Kevo Contemporary

Smart locks are already decidedly 21st century, but now, they’re getting some contemporary flair in terms of their aesthetics, too. On Monday, July …

Home Automation

Slammin' Salmon Recipe

"An amazing culinary delight. Hands down the greatest grilled salmon ever. Easy and delicious."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup lemon …

Seafood

Ecobee Switch+ review: This powerful smart light switch is an Amazon Echo in disguise

Amazon’s Alexa two-way voice technology has been embedded in clock radios, thermostats, televisions, and even lamps. With the Ecobee Switch+, it now …

Everything You Need To Set Up Raspberry Pi Home Automation

Raspberry Pi has for the last several years been a do-it-yourselfer’s dream. The device, which costs just $39 for the Raspberry Pi 3 and even less for older versions, is designed to let you create whatever you can dream up.<p>Raspberry Pis have been used to control computers, create game experiences, …

Raspberry Pi