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Polaris Defense launches new ATV for Special Operations missions

All Terrain Vehicle fan? The latest and greatest in pimped-out ATVs designed for Special Operations just got even better.<p>Polaris Defense will announce a new high-performance MRZR turbo diesel (MRZR-D) Wednesday, joining its stable of state-of-the art off road vehicles. The company will debut the …

Hillary Clinton Concedes, Leaving Democrats at a Loss

Graceful and pained in defeat, Hillary Clinton ended her presidential campaign in a Manhattan hotel ballroom as she had begun it: with a plea to heal …

Government

Dodge Racing School

Learning to drive the right way requires one thing: A great instructor to teach you more than just the basics, from heel-toe downshifting to the right way to brake. Here, get an insider look at Bondurant instructor Andy Lee’s most valuable tips to set you up for speed and success. Then, find a …

Henry Cavill explains superhero conflict in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Ben Affleck’s dark knight outraged by deaths stemming from Superman’s battle with General Zod in opening scenes of comic book smackdown<p>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice star Henry Cavill has revealed details of why the caped crusader comes to hate the last son of Krypton, in the much-hyped …

Comic Books

15 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

Walk into any Memorial Day cookout and you're likely to find burgers on the grill—few foods are as synonymous with grilling. At its heart, a great burger is an exercise in simplicity. All you really need is beef, salt, pepper, and fire. Once you've got the base down it's time to start experimenting …

Cooking

Want To Hit Your Fairway Woods Like Rory? Get Steeper.

Nothing punctuates a tournament victory like an exclamation point.<p>Rory McIlroy's was a second-shot approach from 255 yards on the par-5 18th at the Irish Open. McIlroy hit a 3-wood missile in the near-freezing cold to two feet, wrapping up what he candidly called the most important non-major on his …

Tracking the slow decline of the Pacific Electric Railway Red Cars

The last Red Car rail line shut down in 1961.<p>But the iconic photo reflecting the decline of once-mighty rail in Los Angeles was taken 60 years ago.<p>It showed old Pacific Electric red cars sitting at a Terminal Island junkyard, set to become scrap metal.<p>After World War ll, the Pacific Electric …

10 Xbox 360 games that aren't Xbox One backwards compatible, but should be

Introduction<p>The New Xbox Experience update for Xbox One has turned Microsoft's console into something almost entirely different to the original …

Longer Range Shooting

Take The First Step.Interest and participation in long-range shooting continues to grow. As rifle trends go, I think this one is going to last. The …

Home Theater Software Showdown: Kodi vs Plex

Who needs Netflix? With home theater apps like Plex and Kodi, you can roll your own sweet-looking library with all the TV shows and movies <i>you</i> like, …

Software

This McDonald's meal is 6 years old — and looks completely fresh

Six years ago, all of Iceland's McDonald's franchises closed down in the midst of the country's financial crisis.<p>Right before the restaurants closed for good, Hjörtur Smárason bought a burger and fries as a keepsake. Now, as Reddit user "mmoistmuffins" points out, that meal is still going strong at …

1958 De Havilland Vampire T55 Jet

Own a piece of aviation history with this 1958 De Havilland Vampire T55 Jet. Originally commissioned by England's Royal Air Force in WWII, the …

Royal Air Force

BBQ Road Trip: American Traditions Recipes

Region by region, we tracked down favorite recipes and tried-and-true tips from some of America's leading barbecue experts.<p>Across the dusty plains of …

BBQ

The National Parks Are Closed... Now What?

The closure of all U.S. National Parks after Tuesday's government shutdown has alienated a lot of travelers, hikers and campers. In most parks, …

Dwayne Johnson Slated for Disney's Jungle Cruise Movie

Having demonstrated that he knows his way around speeding cars and swooping helicopters, <i>Furious 7</i> and <i>San Andreas</i> star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is …

San Andreas

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Is a Charming Late-Summer Surprise

Guy Ritchie’s lively, limber new spy film is not the August refuse it once seemed destined to be.<p>Fear not for August. Though the month’s status as the dumping ground for less-than summer movies is still intact—”fantastic” is such a risky word to put right in the title!—it is still possible for …

This Corvette-Powered Dodge Is The Real Power Wagon

The Power Wagon has been around in various forms going back 60 years, but never has Dodge made one quite like this 1949 Power Wagon.<p>The original Dodge Power Wagon was introduced in 1945 as a civilian version of Dodge’s military WC series of trucks. Designed as a utility truck, it came standard with …

How Daredevil Became Marvel’s Biggest Triumph Yet

Netflix and Marvel promised that <i>Daredevil</i>, a new series based on the popular comic-book character, would be something different. But, after watching the 13 episodes that debuted over the weekend, it’s genuinely impressive how well they committed to that promise, and genuinely exciting how that …

Sharp: Your 4K smartphone is right around the corner

They're here.<p>4K displays are now available for smartphones now that Sharp has introduced the world's first 5.5-inch display with 3,840 x 2,160 "Ultra …

New Witcher 3 4K Images Are Stunning

Ahead of the game's release in just over a month, Polish developer CD Projekt Red on Monday released four new images of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in 4K resolution on PC. They are stunning, just like the first 4K image we saw last month.<p>See all four images in the gallery below or in full …

New Marvel Spider-Man Details Revealed

Vizio's latest 4K TVs start at $600

Vizio has already developed a reputation for offering decent 4K TVs on the cheap, and it's cementing that image now that it's rolling out its 2015 line of Ultra HD screens. The company's new M-Series sets (above) tout full LED backlighting, speedy 802.11ac WiFi and a six-core processor starting at …

Marvel’s Ant-Man: new trailer gives bigger look at tiny hero

<i>Ant-Man</i>, despite its brief moment of rockiness, is an official movie Marvel has in the pipeline, and it is far enough along we’ve finally been graced …

Comics

PS4's Bloodborne Beats Battlefield for PlayStation Store Sales in March

Sony on Monday published best-seller charts for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita games and add-ons sfor March through the PlayStation Network.<p>For PS4, From Software's new IP Bloodborne beat out Battlefield Hardline to take the top spot. Although Bloodborne had the weight of Sony …

PlayStation

Best Theme Parks Attractions To See In 2015

<i>Knott's Berry Farm's Voyage to the Iron Reef (Courtesy IAAPA)</i><p>If you thought roller coasters couldn't get more thrilling, this year's new launches prove designers had some extra tricks up their sleeves to create mind-blowing attractions. Combining cutting edge technology, spectacular graphics and …

The Vizio M-Series 4K TVs | Engadget

No New Raid for Destiny House of Wolves Expansion

Earlier today developer Bungie revealed the release date for the House of Wolves Destiny expansion, and we learned more details about what will (and what will not) be included in the update from a post on the official Bungie website. The most interesting piece of new information is that House of …

Journey Coming to PS4 at 60fps

Sony is preparing to release a remastered PlayStation 4 collection of three games developed by award-winning indie studio ThatGameCompany.<p>The trilogy, due for release in the summer, will package FlOw, Flower, and Journey onto one Blu-ray disc. Representatives for Sony told GameSpot that Journey on …

Prologue is Audi’s 725hp, Shanghai-bound stunner

This is the third in Audi's series of Prologue concept cars. It's the most powerful yet, and therefore the best.<p>It's called the Prologue Allroad, and it's got a mighty 725bhp. Welcome, all, to the family-car future.<p>This Shanghai motor show-bound study follows the first Audi Prologue concept we saw …

This PS4 Exclusive Makes the Apocalypse Look Beautiful

Developer The Chinese Room (Dear Esther) on Thursday showcased new gameplay footage for the upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive first-person adventure Everybody's Gone to the Rapture. GameSpot's three-minute video highlights the game's gorgeous visuals and teases some story elements.<p>In Everybody's …