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Watch A Big Rig Jump A Moving Formula One Car: Video

Like a scene from one of the Fast and the Furious movies, a big rig, with its trailer in tow, has managed to successfully jump a Formula One car, …

8 custom Xbox One backgrounds

Time to spice up your Xbox One.<p>The November System Update went live over the weekend, and one of the coolest new features it adds is the ability to set a custom background. So, we’ve decided to help you give your console a geeky makeover. Below are eight backgrounds based fun things like the …

AeroMobile 3.0 flying car prototype debuts

Flying cars are something that many have dreamed about for generations. A car that can drive on the road, park in the garage, yet take to the skies …

The Ford Fiesta-based baby Raptor we want

Sadly the Ford EcoSport Storm concept is just a Brazilian concept car.<p>Imagine jacking up a Ford Fiesta to create a little CUV and you've got the Brazilian-market Ford EcoSport. With an optional 1-liter EcoBoost engine, this could be the most fun little thing to ever carry the dreaded CUV moniker. …

This vintage Carroll Shelby film is everything badass about the 1960s

"My name is Carroll Shelby, and performance is my business."<p>Big things are afoot in Dearborn. We know a hardcore Shelby GT350 Mustang will drop next year, and persistent rumors of a new GT40 suggest that we may see Ford's two most beloved nameplates return in the next 24 months. Of course, neither …

Razor releases adult

Adult-sized children, rejoice. The Razor Crazy Cart, which we showed you way back in July of 2013 and which one fun-hating <i>Autoblog</i> staffer called "a pediatrician's nightmare," is now available for grownups. This is the best news you'll read all week.<p>For those that need a refresher, the Crazy Cart …

Ford F-150 at SEMA: Hoontastic Desert-Runner and Drift Truck

With SEMA coming up the first week of November, the OEMs are showing off the most souped-up, decked-out vehicles they’ll be bringing to the show. Ford’s brand-new 2015 F-150 is expected to be one of the stars, with its maker bringing these two heavily customized versions of the aluminum pickup.<p><b>2015</b> …

Dreadnought Devs Demonstrate Huge Spaceship Battle - IGN Video

The developer of Spec Ops: The Line, Yager, show us how to wage war in this massive tactical spaceship combat game.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s Launch Day Multiplayer Playlists Revealed – IGN First

Start planning where you want to spend your online time now.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The Xbox Live playlists each Halo game supports is always a critical …

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 …

Lilium flying taxi completes successful maiden test flight

While the practical challenges to a flying car are countless, there are numerous startups attempting to be the first in the world to sell one to the …

23 Video Game Locations, Re-Imagined In Glorious HD

Provided, some of the games showcased here already are (or in the case of, for example, <i>Skyrim</i>, can be) in glorious HD. Still, it's a new perspective …

A Spacecraft That Packs The Punch Of A Warhead

Hayabusa 2 could be the first to intercept and blast an asteroid.<p>After a dysfunctional Hayabusa mission returned to Earth in 2003 with a measly 0.1 milligram of asteroid dust, Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) didn't give up--it doubled down. In December, the $310-million Hayabusa 2 will …

All signs point to new Ford GT and 2016 return to Le Mans

This is a bigger deal than everyone expected.<p>Ford has yet to confirm or deny any of its future sports-car racing plans, yet some recent indicators could point to an intriguing direction from the manufacturer.<p>As we chronicled in July, a GTE-spec Mustang project was considered but then nixed, and a …

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Video: Paralyzed Rats Walk Again, Now Farther Than Ever

Scientists found that fluctuating the electrical signal to the rodents' paralyzed legs can make them step higher and walk for longer.<p>Like a severed telephone line (from back in the days when phones had wires), a spinal cord injury can cut off communication between the brain and the rest of the body …

Destiny: How To Easily Beat The Raid - Best Way To Play - IGN Video

Resident Destiny expert Alfredo Diaz teaches you how to dominate the raid in Destiny.

Compensation Claims Jump 52% in GM Ignition-Switch Case

The number of claims alleging death or injury caused by defective ignition switches in General Motors Co. vehicles surged to 675 claims last week from 445 the week before, according to Kenneth Feinberg, head of the company’s restitution fund.<p>Most of the jump was in injury claims, which climbed from …

2015 Mustang-based Saleen S302 to boast as much as 640 hp

The Ford Mustang is obviously a famous performance vehicle in its own right, but it often works even better as a platform for the aftermarket to upgrade. With the all-new 2015 model just now hitting the scene, the famous tuners at Saleen are getting their improvements for the new pony car ready for …

2015 Ford Mustang: Top 10 Features for America's Transformed Pony Car

<i>Photo: Ford</i><p>When it comes to iconic and exciting American nameplates nothing trumps the Ford Mustang, and after five decades and several million sales Ford is giving loyal pony car fans a 50th birthday present in the form of an all-new 2015 Mustang. The transformative nature of this redesign can’t …

Mysterious moons and alien life: the 42 best space movies ever made

Firewatch Is One of the Most Gorgeous Games You’ll See All Year

Firewatch, the first, much-anticipated game from Camp Santo, unveiled its first trailer this week. The video the plight of the game’s main character …

The man who grew eyes | Mo Costandi

Photograph: RIKEN CDB<p>Mouse embryonic stem cells organise themselves into layered cerebral cortical tissue when grown in 3D culture. Image: Yoshiki Sasai/ RIKEN …

Clear material on windows harvests solar energy

A new type of “transparent” solar concentrator can be used on windows or mobile devices to harvest solar energy without obscuring the view.<p>Past …

Watch 2,600 years of culture spread across the world in 5 minutes

This video map of the journeys of creative people is mesmerizing<p>The personal journeys of world-changing thinkers such as Leonardo Da Vinci are fascinating enough in their own right, but what happens when you track the paths of thousands of similarly influential individuals across space and time? A …

Why every car should come with clear valve covers

I could watch this all day.<p>Allow me to present your moment of Zen for the day. There is something mesmerizing about watching a pushrod V8 valvetrain do its thing. Unless you're adjusting your valves, most of the time your rocker arms stay hidden under a snappy set of valve covers.<p><b>READ MORE: If you</b> …

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: Where it Stands in Speed

View 26 Photos<p>With all of the knee-buckling numbers surrounding the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, we were inspired to compile a few lists of the fastest vehicles currently on sale that we've tested, ranked by their quarter-mile elapsed time, trap speed, and power. In each list, the Hellcat …

Walmart built a turbine-hybrid semi

Flipper meets Optimus Prime.<p>Having fully pillaged its workforce for every last nickel and dime, Walmart is turning to its truck fleet to reduce overhead. The company teamed up withPeterbilt, Great Dane Trailers, and Capstone Turbine to build the WAVE Concept. The name stands for the Walmart …

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WATCH: Breathtaking New Video Of Felix Baumgartner's Record Jump

You might recall Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner's 2012 jump from a 24-mile-high balloon capsule, a height of 127,852 feet. He broke not only an altitude record, formerly set by a U.S. Air Force pilot, Col. Joe Kittinger, in 1960, but also a record for speed of descent, breaking the sound …

This is what it takes to build a 1,000-mph car

The Bloodhound SSC is the offspring of the Thrust SSC that set the world land speed record in 1997, RAF pilot Andy Green blasting across the desert at 793 miles per hour. Whereas Thrust SSC was about going supersonic, though, Bloodhound SSC is about encouraging kids to get into science - it's an …