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Live from Dearborn: Driving the Ford Interceptor Concept

Although the mechanical underpinnings of the Interceptor were derived from the Mustang, the visible parts are totally different. The downside is that even though it's not a Mustang it still looks derivative. The obvious direct comparison is to the Chrysler 300 and there are certainly similarities …

Recipe: Pheasant Tortilla Soup

Back in December I had the opportunity to test Remington’s new V3 shotgun on a pheasant hunt at the High Lonesome Ranch near Debeque, Colo. As cool …

Cooking

The Decline of 10- & 16-Gauge Shotguns

Americans have no qualms with purchasing an assortment of specialized firearms. In terms of rifles, what gun safe is complete without a rimfire, a …

Ammunition

2015 Ford F-150 First Drive: The big aluminum risk

The stakes are high when you’re redesigning the best-selling vehicle in America, and you could’ve perhaps forgiven Ford for taking a low-key approach …

Lego Batman Tumbler

As with any release in their Ultimate Collector Series, the Lego Batman Tumbler has been eagerly anticipated — fueled by rumors and plenty of …

Trucker reprimands a speeding cop in the best way

Traffic laws apply to everybody, officer.<p>We've all seen this guy—the cop who streaks by you on the highway, well over the speed limit with no lights on just because he can. What do we do about it? Contemplate the injustices of the world. Mutter slurs at the windshield. At most, tail him from a …

How to build motorcycles for a living

“Wouldn’t it be great to build motorcycles for a living?” I’m guessing the thought has crossed your mind while working on your own bike.<p>It’s kind of like saying, “Wouldn’t it be great to climb Mount Everest?” Of course it would, depending on your tolerance for discomfort—and even disaster.<p>In the …

Auto-Brewery Syndrome: Apparently, You Can Make Beer In Your Gut

This medical case may give a whole new meaning to the phrase "beer gut."<p>A 61-year-old man — with a history of home-brewing — stumbled into a Texas emergency room complaining of dizziness. Nurses ran a Breathalyzer test. And sure enough, the man's blood alcohol concentration was a whopping 0.37 …

Mars One: The psychology of isolation, confinement and 24-hour Big Brother

Since April, thousands of people have applied to take a one-way trip to Mars. Following further stages of selection and training, the plan is for the first four astronauts to lift off in 2022. After a seven-month journey they will settle permanently on the red planet to conduct scientific …

Last Call- Crotch Rock-It Edition

I think I’ve found the perfect advertisement for my new line of Velcro motorcycle wear.<p><i>Last Call indicates the end of Hooniverse’s broadcast day.</i> …

US concealed gun safety teacher shoots student

<b>A gun instructor in the US state of Ohio has accidentally shot a student in the arm in a class for people seeking permits to carry a concealed firearm.</b><p>Terry Dunlap, 73, was demonstrating a .38-calibre pistol when it went off and struck Michael Piemonte, 26.<p>He and his wife were taking the day-long …

Nvidia Shield review

Last summer, I bought an iPad 3. I convinced myself I’d use it for everything: showing off wedding photos, reading all those neglected articles I save to Pocket, and as a second monitor for my laptop.<p>The only time I <i>actually</i> pick up the iPad, sadly, is to play video games. Perhaps the saddest part …

PS4's Price And Policies Humiliate Microsoft's Xbox One At E3

For the past few years, people have accused E3 of becoming a rather dull affair. Companies show their games, fans support whoever they’re most loyal to, and journalists are forced to give press conferences silly report card grades. Rinse and repeat.<p>But not this year. In over a decade of watching E3 …

Sony’s E3 conference wrap-up: PS4 is sharp, sleek, and $100 cheaper than Xbox One

<i>Stay on top of all our E3 2013 coverage here.</i><p>LOS ANGELES — Sony is riding a triumphant wave of happiness after unveiling specifics about the PlayStation 4 at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2013. Officially, the PS4 puts no limit on used game sales and trading, and it retails for $399 — $100 …

Finally, finally, finally: BlueStacks brings Apple iPhone, iPad games to your TV

Can you imagine playing an iPhone game like Supercell’s Clash of Clans on your TV? That day may be arriving this fall.<p>BlueStacks is going to do what Apple has failed to bring consumers. Using a technology called Looking Glass, BlueStacks is going to enable iOS games to run on televisions. It is …

Smart License Plate Frame Startup Seeks Kickstarter Boost

Though they're philosophically miles apart, gas burning motorcycles and battery-powered electric vehicles actually have something in common: both tend to decelerate sharply when the throttle (or pedal) is released, the former due to the engine braking effect due to inherently high compression …

Born Again: The Return of Indian Motorcycles

With a new engine, a new motorcycle, and a new owner, Indian is ready for a comeback.<p><b>When Steve Menneto</b>, vice president of motorcycles at Polaris Industries, unveiled Indian's all-new Thunder Stroke 111 engine at Daytona Bike Week in March, motorcycle enthusiasts were giddy with anticipation. …

Plants Can Talk

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Just when moral vegetarians thought their meal of choice wasn't sentient, it turns out that plants …

Mars One astronaut applications near six-digit mark

About a month ago, a rather ambitious plan was unveiled – to colonize Mars with astronauts who will never return to Earth. With such a harsh reality …

Brain ‘speed’ linked to psychosis risk

<b>CARDIFF U. (UK) —</b> Children whose brains process information more slowly than those of their peers are at greater risk of psychotic experiences, …

Early US colonists resorted to cannibalism, new evidence shows

Starving residents of the first permanent US settlement consumed one another to survive, according to a new analysis of recently unearthed bones by anthropologists at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.<p>The bones were found in Virginia, at the site of the Jamestown colony, which was …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …