Ben Moorley

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The smartest, slickest and swankiest camper vans and large motorhomes of 2017

Van life gets livelier<p>Knaus Boxdrive<p>After its introduction last year, the Volkswagen Crafter was bound to be the subject of inspiration for van …

David Rockefeller and the Largest Art Auction of All Time

In March, David Rockefeller, the last surviving grandchild of robber baron John D. Rockefeller, died at the age of 101. As Christie’s prepares to auction his massive and prestigious collection, Vanity Fair looks into the collection’s origins.<p>When David Rockefeller died, last March, at the age of …

Bitcoin's Coming Split: What You Need to Know

<b>(Important update</b>: The leaders of the SegWit2X faction announced on Wednesday, November 8 they would suspend their plan to split bitcoin in …

Solo climber is first up Yosemite’s El Capitan without ropes

<b>By Olga R. Rodriguez</b>, <i>The Associated Press</i>SAN FRANCISCO — Alex Honnold had dreamed about climbing the mighty El Capitan in Yosemite National Park …

Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller

Lotions. Sprays. Wristbands. There's all kinds of individual mosquito repellants out there, but the Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller shields …

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Land Rover have announced the only officially approved Defender book! Icon: The Official Story of the Series Land Rover and Defender, features …

Bear Grylls

Folding Clover Solar Lantern

Price: $19 | BuyThis battery-powered lantern provides a bright, directional light source which can be stood up, flipped over, or hung from above. In …

CES 2017: Intel reveals credit card-sized modular computer

Intel has revealed a computer that is roughly the size of a credit card.<p>The Compute Card can operate as a PC or act as the brains of other electronics.<p>The US tech firm gave BBC Click's Spencer Kelly an exclusive first look before its official launch.<p>Follow all our CES coverage at …

Gorilla Glass is jumping from phones to cars

LAS VEGAS — Go ahead, throw a rock at your windshield. It might survive — if that windshield is made with Gorilla Glass.<p>The same material protecting …

Gorilla Glass

Dolby Atmos and Windows 10 will finally bring surround sound to everyone

Computers have improved in almost every respect imaginable over the years, yet the way most of us listen to audio – a pair of cheap headphones or speakers – has remained woefully stagnant.<p>Dolby Atmos support in Windows 10 might finally change that.<p>Back in December, Microsoft announced it was would …

At CES, the free Amp Me app wants to take on Sonos

Multi-speaker audio setups make for great dance parties, but they can get expensive fast. Now, a free app called Amp Me thinks it has the solution: synced audio playback across multiple phones and tablets.<p>It's a clever idea that makes good use of the fact that a lot of today's mobile devices can …

Smart Homes

CES is finally open: Here's what you missed

OK, <i>now</i> CES has finally started. Despite how busy the show's press days were, it's hard to believe that the doors of the Las Vegas Convention Center opened only hours ago. As attendees swarm in, there's still very much to see, touch and tell you about. While you're braving the crowds, or browsing at …

Gear & Gadgets

iXoost Esavox Bluetooth Speaker

iXoost’s officially-licensed 800W 6.1 Bluetooth speaker uses Lamborghini exhaust pipes. It has a Lambo-style carbon fiber cabinet and power button, a …

Starting Tomorrow, FBI Will Be [Legally] Able to Go on a Mass Hacking Spree with One Single Warrant

Remember the “one warrant to rule them all” that the FBI was policing for? It is going into effect, tomorrow.On Thursday, with little opposition …

Newly Discovered ATM Malware Family Drains All Cash from ATMs

A new breed of ATM malware has been discovered that targets ATMs and enables attackers with physical access to empty cash from the self-serve …

Russia-Linked DNC Hackers Targeted Ukraine with Android Malware

US and UK prepare to push back against Russia as they blame the country for a coordinated campaign targeting internet infrastructure<p>The hacking group …

FBI director James Comey recommends that everyone put a cover on their computer’s webcam

Earlier this year, an image of Mark Zuckerberg’s desk emerged showing that he uses a piece of tape to cover the webcam on his MacBook Pro. While many mocked this security method by Zuckerberg at the time, the Facebook CEO now has some additional back up from someone who’s pretty security conscious: …

The Warhorse: 1966 Toyota FJ45 Land Cruiser

Photo: Morgan Rachel Levy<p>Back in the eighties, vintage Land Cruisers were fetish objects to Tim McGrath and his buddies at Albuquerque’s Eldorado High School. During his junior year, McGrath was ecstatic to find a dark green 1974 FJ40 decaying in a barn. He scoured out the mud, mice nests, and …

Whether it’s a natural disaster, bioterrorist attack or pandemic, experts reckon society as we know it will collapse within 13 days of a catastrophic event. So what do you do next?<p>On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, …

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Must-Have Camping Gear For Your Summer Adventure

<b>Correction appended Tuesday, June 16.</b><p>It’s been argued the discovery of fire is mankind’s most important moment, but with burn bans occupying …

This Lancia Delta Evo is an angry 600 hp rally box

Watch it spit flames, bark, and fly up this hillclimb course north of Venice.<p>Need an anti-lag fireball to the face? Watch Fulvio Giuliani's claimed 600 hp Lancia Delta Evo hillclimb car rocket up this hillclimb course in the hills north of Venice, near the Slovenien border. It's allegedly able to …

Audi makes synthetic gasoline without using petroleum

Audi researchers have successfully made 100-octane gas from plant matter. Their next goal: Gasoline from water, CO2, and hydrogen.<p>Researchers at Audi have managed to do something that at first blush sounds impossible, or at least, highly illogical: They've created a small batch of synthetic …

EarthRoamer XV-HD: Bigger, Badder Off-Road Camper

EarthRoamer released a sneak peek of its XV-HD. The bigger, roomier version of the ultra high-end camper hits the market in 2016.<p>Earlier this year, …

Shelby American to produce 50th anniversary Cobra

Back in the 60s Carol Shelby and crew created an incredibly fast car by taking a small and lightweight body and shoehorning in a massive American V8. …

Stunt driver takes blind dates on ride of their lives

Blind dates can be full of surprises, but few ever end with the man crapping his pants – and with cameras rolling.<p>Such are the scenes in a Ford Motor Company promo video for the 2015 Mustang, in which a hidden-camera captures a gorgeous blonde stunt driver and her unsuspecting dates.<p>The video, …

DARPA Steerable Bullet Tech Repeatedly Hits Evading Targets

"Is able to hit moving and evading targets with extreme accuracy."<p>DARPA’s Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance (EXACTO) program, self-steering bullet …

NASA's 10-engine electric UAV now flies as well as it hovers

NASA's ten-engine UAV, dubbed the Greased Lightning (GL-10), recently showed off a slick new trick in the skies over Hampton, Virginia. The drone, which is under development by a team at the Langley Research Center, had already passed its initial hovering tests last August; but that was the easy …

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Articles about 6 whimsical kids rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>These colorful, light-filled bedrooms and playrooms are fun-sized design inspiration.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online …

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AWIRE wearable 2-way radio pairs with your phone so you can harmonize with friends, nature

If you’ve been riding for any amount of time, there’s certainly been a day when you wish you could communicate with others on the ride quickly, …

It's Smart vs. Mustang, and you won't guess which one wheelstands

This Mustang gets a shock when the Smart leaps off the line.<p>There's nothing to hint at the fact that the Smart ForTwo lined up next to the late-model Mustang at this drag strip was anything but stock. But no normal Smart Car can do a wheelstand like this one, and no normal Smart Car can embarrass a …