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Memminger Roadster 2.7 is the ultimate VW Beetle

It has a 210-horsepower air-cooled engine<p>As charming and cute as classic Volkswagen Beetles are, there's no getting around the fact that they're not especially sleek, nor are fast. At all. That is with the exception of this, the Memminger Roadster 2.7. It's a custom Bug built by a German …

Roadsters

Anon Trailer: Netflix’s New Sci-Fi Movie Features Clive Owen As A Hacked Human Being

This <i>Black Mirror</i>-esque movie looks at issues of privacy and the dangers of relying too heavily on technology.

Science Fiction

The 18 Best Sci-Fi TV Shows Set In Space, Ranked

From "Firefly" to "Doctor Who," these are the voyages of television's top spaceships.<p>Space is a scary place, as we’ve seen in countless movies and TV …

Science Fiction

Avengers: Infinity War’s big bad Thanos is getting his own origin story

Caveat: you have to read a book<p>The Marvel Cinematic Universe is following in Star Wars’ footsteps with a novelized expansion of its on-screen universe. Barry Lyga’s new novel, <i>Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War: Thanos</i>—<i>Titan Consumed</i>, will give Avengers villain Thanos his own origin story when it hits …

Marvel Universe

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage or Invest Your Extra Money?

Each Monday we’re tackling one of your pressing personal finance questions by asking a handful of money experts for their advice. <b>If you have a</b> …

Personal Finance

List Measurable Accomplishments on Your Resume, Not Just Responsibilities

Simply listing your past job responsibilities on your resume is about as helpful for a hiring manager as noting you’re proficient in Microsoft Office …

Employment

Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM needs

General Motors is spinning up its electrification plans and today announced the stunning, poorly named Buick Enspire concept at Auto China 2018. As a concepts go, this one looks great and rather feasible.<p>GM says it’s powered by Buick’s eMotion powertrain that can produce a maximum output of 410 kW …

Electric Vehicles

10 Lightroom features you may not know about

No matter how well you <i>think</i> you know Adobe Lightroom, this video probably still has something to teach you about Adobe's photo editing and digital …

Tutorials

Adobe has quietly added support for Sony's .ARQ Pixel Shift files to Lightroom

Files recorded using the Pixel Shift mode in the Sony a7R lll can now be opened in Lightroom Classic CC after the latest update released on April …

Cameras

Refresh Your Finances This Spring

Now that the cold, dark winter is over (sort of), it’s time to throw open the shutters and take a look at your finances in the spring light. Maybe …

Personal Finance

The Best Apps to Keep Windows 10 Organized

Nobody likes an operating system that’s full of unnecessary stray files, 20 annoying apps that start up when you fire up your computer, and other …

Software

Find the Best Position for Your Perfect Plank

Now that we’re almost two weeks into our plank challenge, you’ve probably figured out that some kinds of planks feel harder than others. Tiny changes …

Workouts

How to Fit As Much As Possible Into Your Carry-On Suitcase

Filed to: VideoFiled to: Video<p>Video<br>• End Bad Hacks<br>• suitcases<br>• Travel<br>• Packing<p>Go to permalink<p>About the author<p>Virginia K. Smith<p>Virginia K. Smith<p>Managing …

Hacking

Homemade chicken stock separates great home cooks from the good

I traditionally go for any shortcut I can find in the kitchen. But lately, I’ve found that the quickest route may not necessarily be the best. I have …

Cooking

Pixel and Nexus owners can now use Android Auto wirelessly

I’m happy for you, Pixel and Nexus phone users, because Google enabled wireless Android Auto for you this week. Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P devices running Android Oreo or higher are compatible with the new feature, which automatically loads Android Auto on your car …

Android News

A new teaser for Solo: A Star Wars Story explores the early days of Han’s friendship with Chewie

‘So what’s your name, anyhow?’<p>Lucasfilm has released a new teaser for its upcoming film <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, showing off a bit more of Han Solo’s early days and his friendship with Chewbacca.<p>We’ve already seen a couple of trailers for the film, which show off a bit of the criminal underworld of …

Star Wars Anthology Series

Leviton Wi-Fi Lighting Controls Now Integrate with Nest Devices, No Hub Required

<i>By Andrew Nichols</i><p>Integration is the name of the game when it comes to adding smarts to your house. The more easily devices can communicate with each …

Home Automation

Outdoor Speakers that Blend Into the Backyard

Backyards are meant to connect you with nature, and nothing looks more unnatural amid the shrubbery and landscape than a regular-style speaker. To …

Gear & Gadgets

Motorized Kitchen Cabinets Lift to Reveal Appliances in New Smart Home

When you’re willing to get creative with the smart systems in your house, some really great things can happen. The owners of this 4,000+ square foot …

Smart Homes

Questions to Ask Yourself at Every Point in Your Career

When you’re going about your day-to-day, it’s easy to put important questions about your career—what you <i>really</i> want to do, how you get there—on the …

Employment

How to Set Money Goals With Your Spouse

Each Monday we’re tackling one of your pressing personal finance questions by asking a handful of money experts for their advice. <b>If you have a</b> …

Personal Finance

Should You Tell Your Parents How Much Money You Make?

One of the first things I did after my first job offer was call my parents. I ran through the pros and cons, expounded on how it would help my career …

Personal Finance

Why I Always Keep These Three 'Health Foods' in My Kitchen

I am not what one would call a “healthy eater.” Though my mother stocked the house with that sprouted grain bible bread, teenage Claire simply quit …

Food

Adobe releases 'massive update' to Camera Profiles in ACR and Lightroom

Earlier today, Adobe launched a major update to Camera Profiles (now known as just "Profiles") in Adobe Camera Raw (ACR), Lightroom Classic CC, …

Tutorials

How to Stop Severe Bleeding in an Emergency

When somebody gets a traumatic injury like a gunshot, it’s often not the trauma itself that kills them, but blood loss. In honor of Stop the Bleed …

Medicine

Tips for What to Shoot at Midday

“Don’t shoot at midday!” How many times have you heard that advice? And that you should only shoot during the Golden Hour?While it is true the …

Landscape Photography

James Cameron to film “Avatar 4” in Estonia

<b>James Cameron, one of the most successful movie directors of all time, announced that the fourth sequel in the Avatar film series will be filmed near</b> …

Blockbusters

The Next Stand-Alone “Star Wars” Movie Is ‘Porgs: A Star Wars Story’

This Just In! Many Bothans lost their lives to bring us this exclusive news from inside the depths of Lucasfilm but we’re thrilled to share with you …

Star Wars

‘Ready Player One’ Overcomes Challenges to Dominate Box Office

LOS ANGELES — Steven Spielberg aced his test.<p>“Ready Player One,” a nostalgia-soaked science-fiction adventure that marked a high-wire attempt by Mr. Spielberg, 71, to return to his crowd-pleasing roots, arrived to $53.2 million in ticket sales over the four-day Easter weekend in North America. …

Film Industry

Historic sci-fi & post-apocalyptic roles for black women

Whether light years from Earth or in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, these black women have historically played their parts well. Increasingly …

Science Fiction