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12 Financial Goals For Each Month Of 2018

Implementing new financial practices at the beginning of the year is a great idea in theory. In practice, trying to overhaul your finances all at once might be too much. You don’t want to attack your finances with vigor on January 1 and then wear yourself out by January 10. Instead, you want to …

Personal Finance

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

NASA Makes Major Discovery About Atmosphere On Mars

An Earth-like atmosphere on Mars was once violently stripped away by solar wind, according to new findings from NASA's ongoing exploration of the red planet.<p>In a press conference on Thursday, the space agency confirmed that solar wind currently is stripping away gas at a rate of about 100 grams …

Astronomy

Dream Job Alert! NASA Puts Out Call For New Astronauts

Those lucky enough to be selected will help pave the way for future missions to Mars.<p>Wanted for the job of a lifetime: Intrepid explorers to ply the deep reaches of space.<p>NASA today put out a call for new astronauts, including those who might support a future manned mission to Mars.<p>Yes, the U.S. …

Space Exploration

Nasa reveals solar winds stripped Mars' atmosphere

Nasa announces new findings relating to the atmosphere of Mars which could give insight into the planet's past and the possibility of life on the red planet

Tesla Model S: Too Many Problems To Recommend, Consumer Reports Says

Every honeymoon comes to an end sooner or later, and so it was with <i>Consumer Reports</i> and its former paramour, the Tesla Model S electric car.<p>As part …

Motor Racing

Who Owns Your Steps?

Millions of people are logging fitness workouts with wearables. Now a growing number of them are trying to free their data from their devices.<p>Kendra Albert has painstakingly logged a few million steps on wearable fitness trackers over the last four years. But the only proof of her hard-won progress …

The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

Middle East

How Serious a Setback Is the SpaceX Rocket Explosion?

There are uncountable laws of physics and engineering that govern the launch of a rocket. But there’s one that supersedes them all: Ultimately, stuff …

Space Exploration
Engines

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A to Z of Formula One: Part 1 (A to D)

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Jean Todt: FIA president resists demand for rule changes

<b>FIA president Jean Todt says Formula 1 will improve the sound of its new engines, but dismissed demands from Ferrari and Red Bull for rule changes.</b><p>Todt, the head of motor sport's world governing body, said he could "not just listen to all the influential people".<p>He added: "Do you hear [championship …

Motorsport

Previewing the 2014 Geneva motor show

Automotive Design

Subaru might build WRX hatchback after all

The 2015 Subaru WRX is awesome. Really awesome. We told you as much in our first drive of the new sedan back in December. Honestly, our only complaint about Fuji Heavy's new performance machine is that it's no longer offered as a hatchback – the new WRX is a sedan-only affair, despite the more …

Williams apologizes to drivers, fans, for botched 'team orders'

For the second year in a row, the Malaysian Grand Prix ended in a controversy over team orders - the commands from teams ordering teammates to let each other pass for positions. Whereas last year's fiasco surrounded Red Bull Racing, Williams is now under the microscope following last weekend's race.<p>…

Everything you ever wanted to know about getting started in road racing

For many auto enthusiasts, one of the higher items on their bucket list is to go racing on the track – whether it's a road course, dirt track oval or even a drag strip. But what if you want to make racing into a regular hobby? While each type of motorsport carries its own challenges and costs, the …

San Francisco sees spate of Smart tipping [w/video]

Among the ten commandments of the car guy, near the top is "Thou shalt not mess with thy neighbor's vehicle, regardless of how awful it may be." That said, we can't help but giggle every time we look at the image above.<p>Apparently, some delinquents in San Francisco, bereft of bovines to tip, have …

Craigslist: 1995 BMW 540iT 6-speed

Many many years ago, in the good old days, BMW was selling very interesting types of vehicles in the the U.S. called <i>Tourings</i>, more commonly known as …

Craigslist: Toyota Supra Mk II P-Types

In yesterday’s <i>Hooniverse Asks</i> post, Robert pondered What’s the Coolest Japanese Sports Coupe of the ’80s/’90s? My response in the comments was the …

Weekend Edition – Awakening the Saab 900S after a long winter

Spring is here. Finally. The days are getting longer, the sunrays, coy at first, have punctured through the all-encompassing clouds and greyness and …

The 1977–79 AMX by American Motors

Welcome to another installment of the Hooniverse Obscure Muscle Car Garage, a regular feature which aims to expand the definition of what a muscle …

V.I.S.I.T. – Asian Invasion

Last Saturday, we decided to take a trip out to a little Porsche gathering in the SF Bay area, both to put some miles on our new Boxster and to meet …

What’s the Most Useless Instrument Panel Gauge You’ve Ever Encountered?

The first car I ever owned had but two gauges in its dash – a wide, horizontal speedometer, and, almost as a second thought, a fuel gauge. All other …

A Blackmailer Acquires Popular Twitter Handle, Commits A Near-Perfect Crime

<i>Updated January 29 at 3:52 p.m. with comment from GoDaddy appended at end of post</i><p>Naoki Hiroshima, a developer of social apps like Echofon and Cocoyon, was used to people trying to steal his rare Twitter username, @N. He regularly received password reset instructions from people who were trying to …

18 Helpful Remedies to Relieve Headache Pain & Tension

Headaches often get brushed aside as nothing more than a common complaint, a quit-your-whining-and-start-working type of thing…if only. While many …