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Inside Stefano Bemer: Florence’s Best-Kept Shoe Secret

A longtime word-of-mouth favorite of the well-heeled is spreading its wings.<p>When Tommaso Melani took over his late friend Stefano Bemer’s eponymous …

Shoes

Portimao tuition 1

The Genius of North Vietnam's War Strategy

The most admirable thing about this fall's PBS series on the Vietnam War is the way in which it forces American audiences to confront the genius of …

Vietnam

Tesla just revealed its new Roadster, and it's a complete game-changer

Tesla surprised everyone and unveiled a new Roadster on Thursday evening.<p>"The new Tesla Roadster will be the fastest production car ever made, period," CEO Elon Musk said.<p>The base model of the Roadster will do 0-60 mph in 1.9 seconds, the company says.<p>"It will be the first time any car has broken …

Tesla

The Ten Fastest Sedans Ever Made

Is there anything better than a fast sedan?<p>10.) Lotus Carlton<p><b>Top Speed: 177 MPH</b><p><b>0-60: 5.2 Seconds</b><p>Sold as both the Opel-Lotus Omega and the …

Audi introduces its semi-autonomous A8

After a sneak peak of the vehicle parking itself and appearing in <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i>, the Audi A8 luxury sedan is finally being shown off in all its high-tech glory. With level-3 autonomy, active electronic suspension, a mild hybrid engine and brand new infotainment system, it's the future of …

I Don't Get This Porsche 911 GT3 Rumor But Maybe I'm Just Dumb

So, Porsche made this car called the Porsche 911 R, right. And it was basically a 911 GT3 RS with no big silly wing and a manual transmission. There …

Stored 1993 Porsche driven six miles worth millions

It’s one of the fastest and most unique cars ever made, and it hasn’t been driven in 25 years.<p>In fact, it’s only been driven six miles…ever.<p>(RM Sotheby's)<p>In 1993 someone with very particular tastes ordered a sliver Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.8 race car -- one of just 51 built – with a fully trimmed …

Aston Martin DB9 Cabrio – surprisingly economical. Surprising that is if your previous daily $hitter was an M1 Abrams tank.

At this point I will introduce my replacement for the XKR, and leave the review of the Renault Sport Clio and Darth’s penis top until later.<p>Now it …

Review | BMW M3 | E90 E92 E93 | The Hype Machine

BMW M3 Ownership Update - Issues Detailed

BMW

Porsche 911 GTS driven – 'as good in the real world as on the deserted mountain passes of our dreams'

Someone, I know not whom, once said: "the virtue of a pot lies not in the clay, but the potter’s skill". You’ll never find a car to which it applies more readily than this new Porsche 911 GTS.<p>On paper it’s a go-faster Carrera S with numerous modifications to its driveline and powertrain which, upon …

Car Reviews

exhaustmods

The Ferrari 488 Might Actually Be Too Much Car for the Road

With this car, it takes less than six seconds to break every speed law in the country.<p>We already know the Ferrari 488 Spider is a great car. Few other new vehicles can match its blend of performance, usability, and prestige. But, in the quest to make its mid-engine super car perform, has Ferrari …

With a Single Tweet, Elon Musk Showed Why You Should Lease a Tesla (Instead of Buying One) | Inc.com

As the world's most famous producer of electric automobiles, Tesla has built an extraordinarily loyal fan base through its dedication to innovation. Of course, the breakneck pace at which Tesla moves is a double-edged sword--at least, that's how some customers see it.<p>As a case in point, consider a …

Tesla

exhaustmods

E60 M5 DCT Transmission Swap

Guys the time has officially to come to take my beast to another level. I was experiencing numerous problems with my SMG transmission and I didn't …

BMW

The Story Behind the McLaren F1's Stunning 1995 Le Mans Victory

McLaren's Le Mans win was one of the most stunning in motorsports history. Here's how they pulled it off.<p>A huge part of the McLaren F1's legend is its shock victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1995. We once described the F1 as "the road car so good, they detuned the engine and won Le Mans." …

Daredevil skydiver jumps from 7.6km without parachute

Luke Aikins lands safely in a 30-metre by 30-metre net bordered by lights in Simi Valley in southern California<p>As he prepared to jump out of a plane at 7,600 metres (25,000ft), Luke Aikins could barely see his landing zone.<p>This is not unusual, but landing in the correct area mattered more for this …

Extreme Sports

The First Time I Let Someone Die

Early one Tuesday morning years ago, I began my effort to save a woman who had been in a car accident. Four weeks later, I had failed.<p>I was 27 the first time I let someone die. Thirteen months after finishing medical school in the second year of an eight-year brain surgery residency at a major …

Some of A.A. Gill's Last Published Words

<i>On December 10, 2016, A. A. Gill died in London, less than a month after revealing his cancer diagnosis in</i> The Sunday Times<i>. This article, adapted from his memoir for the September '16 issue of</i> Esquire<i>, was one of his last published pieces, a reflection on drunkenness, sobriety, food, and the</i> …

Salvation Army

Everyone should read Gen. John Kelly's speech about 2 Marines in the path of a truck bomb

Just minutes later, the pair of Marines guarding a gate in Ramadi, Iraq, were staring down a large blue truck packed with 2,000 pounds of explosives. They could have sought cover, like an Iraqi policeman on the scene who ran away and lived.<p>Instead, Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter and Cpl. Jonathan Yale …

Top 5 Mods For The BMW E92 M3

There’s no question that the E92 M3 is an outstanding car as it came from the factory. There are, however, a few tweaks, that can unleash the beast …

Why the Best War Reporter in a Generation Had to Suddenly Stop

After fourteen years of being immersed in the bloody wars of our era, C.J. Chivers came home.<p>The forces of Libyan president Muammar Qaddafi had been firing high-explosive ordnance into the city of Misurata for weeks—they'd been shooting tank rounds and they'd been firing rockets. Barrage after …

War

Watch a Rally-Built Porsche 911 Lap the Nurburgring—Backwards

As if it wasn't hard enough memorizing the Green Hell.<p>There's a reason the Nürburgring is known as the "Green Hell." It's one of the most challenging tracks in the world, with blind crests, fast sweepers, and almost no runoff. People crash all the time going the right way around, so imagine how …

Shopkeeper's monkey pulls off girl's headscarf, sparked violence between rival groups in Libya that left 16 dead

According to residents and local reports, the latest bout of violence erupted between two tribes after an incident in which a monkey that belonged to a shopkeeper from the Gaddadfa tribe attacked a group of schoolgirls who were passing by.<p>The monkey pulled off one of the girls' head scarf, leading …

Africa

Chris Harris vs Ferrari F12tdf | Top Gear: Series 23 | BBC

Lose Your Mind At The Sound Of Porsche Revving Its Historic Race Cars

Usually I get evil glares from disapproving olds for revving my engine in public, but my car doesn’t sound nearly as nice as Porsche’s collection—and …

The Man Responsible For BMW's Incredible Motorsport Engines Has Died

Legendary BMW engineer Paul Rosche has passed away. He was 82.<p>Paul Rosche, an engineer responsible for some of BMW's most memorable race engines, died Tuesday in his home town of Munich. He was 82.<p>Rosche's impact on BMW almost cannot be overstated. He held various roles there from 1957 to 1999, but …