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Steve McQueen and Analog Synths Make a Music Video I Can't Stop Watching

There are few things I love in life more than Steve McQueen movies. And there's nothing else out there that sounds like analog synthesizer music. So …

Nokia’s HERE Maps Coming to Android, Exclusively for Galaxy Handsets

Nokia HERE Maps is a name which comes to mind mostly when we’re talking about the Windows Phone OS. Well, it seems the service is coming to Android …

Filson Ph Boot

With winter round the corner, Filson have presented the PH Boot, a breathable and water-resistant tall soft-sided boot. Handmade in Wisconsin, the …

Casio EX-FR10 Split Camera

Through all the changes that the photography industry has seen over the years, one thing has remained constant: you typically frame and shoot the …

Updated Jaguar Mark 2 puts new spin on a classic

The one-off update of the Mark 2 was built for Callum’s personal use and was unveiled by Jaguar test driver Norman Dewis at the official opening of …

Kawasaki USA stopped selling the ZRX1200R in 2005 but in Japan you can still get the ZRX1200 Daeg pictured here. How many ZRX lovers would put an order in if Kawi brought this fuel-injected model back to the US?

How to build your own Bluetooth streaming home audio system

Get superior audio quality without spending a ton of money<p>There are a lot of ways to stream music at home. Dedicated Bluetooth speakers, like the …

Audiophile

Top 5 2-stroke motorcycles

There’s nothing quite like the smell of two-stroke oil. Or the sound of a swarm of two-strokes hurtling down the track at full tilt. Then there’s that power band—a trait that earned some larger-capacity bikes the title of ‘widow maker’.<p>Whatever the reason, there’s a certain romanticism associated …

Top 5 Kawasaki Z1 and Z1000 customs

In the early 1970s, two Japanese superbikes ruled the roost: the Honda CB750 and the Kawasaki Z1. The Z1 was originally going to be a 750, but when Kawasaki got wind of the CB750 in the late 60s, they decided to up the ante by increasing capacity to 903cc.<p>It was a wise move. On its launch in 1972, …

Motorcycles

This Absolutely Insane Two-Stroke V-Four is the Ultimate Hat Tip to MotoGP's Golden Era

Back in the day, MotoGP bikes were powered by two-stroke, 500cc engines endowing them with raw, explosive power that was notoriously difficult to control. The king of that ballsy era was none other than nine-time Grand Prix champ Valentino Rossi; in the unlikely event that you're unfamiliar with …

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

The Digital Cameras NASA Sent Into Space In The 90s

NASA hopped on the trend before digital cameras were a thing.<p>In December 1975, a Kodak lab engineer created the first fully digital camera—and snapped a 100-by-100-pixel image to a cassette tape in 23 seconds.<p>Fast forward a couple decades and the CCD--charge-coupled device--started to emerge as the …

Digital Cameras

Brough Superior: the 'new' SS100

So here is the new Brough Superior — the first all-new bike from the famous marque in seven decades. The rights to the brand name are now owned by the Austrian-based businessman Mark Upham, who’s been teasing us for the past three years with beautiful recreations of George Brough’s 1920s …

Emerging Technology

Johammer electric motorcycle breaks 200 km range, looks like you're riding a terrified snail

Apart from the bike’s utterly bizarre retro-futuristic styling, a few other things are immediately striking. It doesn’t have a traditional dash, …

AMD launches low-cost, low-wattage AM1 chipset

Socketable all-in-one chip starts at $34, aims sights at budget Pentiums.<p>Roughly one month after its announcement, AMD's AM1 chipset launched …

Anybody With a Printer Can Make These Origami-Inspired Robots

We were promised robots. The future, science fiction told us, would be a world swarming with automatons that did all the jobs we didn't want. But you …

Xbox sets Atari ‘ET’ video-game excavation for April 26, public welcome

If you live in New Mexico and want to see a bunch of old Atari games dug out of the ground, well, mark your calendars.<p>Microsoft announced today that …

GRIP&SHOOT Review

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]martphone cameras are great because they’re always there when you need them. But who ever thought that shooting a pic while held …

iPhone 5

Tobias Guckel's Kawasaki cafe racer

Tobias Guckel is one of Germany’s top custom builders, and a name you’ve probably never heard of. Based in the tiny Bavarian town of Rappenhof, he’s been building bikes for 25 years, and seems to be able to turn his hand to anything — from immaculate classic restorations to over-the-top Harley show …

Start a Pirate Radio Station with a Raspberry Pi and a Single Wire

Ever wanted to start your own pirate radio station to broadcast your tunes over FM? It's handy for more than just underground college radio, and Make …

Nissan's new 400 bhp engine fits in carry-on luggage

It’s a common problem: You’re off to Le Mans with your new 400 bhp engine and you discover that it won’t fit in the airplane's overhead compartment. …

Le Mans

The DB Convertible – an Aston Martin for the kids

Classic sports cars are often associated less with suave MI6 agents than with middle-aged men with deep pockets and a mid-life crisis to match. …

Midlife Crisis

Only Apollo camera to make return trip from the Moon to be auctioned

We like to think of space gear as being far more complicated than its terrestrial counterparts, but that isn't always the case. Based on the the …

BMW R90/6 'Hustler'

There’s a certain satisfaction in bringing a motorcycle back from the brink. And Donovan Muller knows that feeling well: his 1974 BMW R90/6 was a rusted non-runner when he got hold of it.<p>Its previous owner had all but abandoned it, leaving it outside to face the elements. He was about to emigrate, …

Motorcycles

BMW R1100GS by Cafe Racer Dreams

If you’re planning a trip to North Africa, you need a bike that is absolutely bulletproof. Cafe Racer Dreams know how to take a motorcycle apart and rebuild it, and have made their name transforming everything from vintage Honda CBs to modern Triumph Scramblers. But for an impending trip to …

Motorcycles

GoPro: Moto Snowy Ridgeline

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …