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World's first space tourist gives details on manned mission to Mars in 2017

Dennis Tito, the American entrepreneur who paid $20 million in 2001 for a trip to the International Space Station, spoke before a House subcommittee on space today to outline his plans for reaching Mars. According to Tito, the "Inspiration Mars" endeavor will be a fly-by mission that'll take two …

Colorado is Chevrolet’s antidote for truck bloat

Chevrolet recently dropped a long-running slogan for its truck line, Like a Rock. Toyota, meanwhile, remains a tough nut to crack.<p>The Japanese automaker’s Tacoma has been the last word in compact and mid-size pickups for nearly two decades in North America. The aura of indestructibility that …

Autos

In Tokyo, Ken Okuyama cracks the Kode

How do you follow up one of the fastest Ferraris of all time? Apparently, with this.<p>Ken Okuyama – formerly the design lead at Ferrari’s coachbuilder of choice, Pininfarina, where he designed the 220mph Enzo – exhibited the beautifully nostalgic Kode 9 in Tokyo, a low-slung sports racer that could …

Design

2014 10Best Cars

These are the best cars on sale for 2014, period.<p>There are a lot of bests out there—best summer movies, best places to live, best pizza joints within two miles of your current location. Our 10Best award is not one of those. These are cars we’re talking about, people. We actually test these …

The Invisible Woman Official Trailer #2 (2013) - Ralph Fiennes Movie HD

France upset the odds to qualify for the World Cup, but they are always just one game away from self-destruction

The majority of the French public had given up on their team ahead of the play-off second leg against Ukraine, but they somehow pulled it off<p>From mockery to admiration in ninety minutes: no-one was expecting that. Not of a French team more recently characterised as fractious, delusional, …