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Next Lamborghini Is No Bull

The anticipated replacement for the longstanding Lamborghini Gallardo exotic sports car will be named Huracan according to a report in the U.K.’s Auto Express. Anticipated next year as a 2015 model, the low-slung coupe is expected to pack a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine that could …

A Magic Box That Makes Music Out Of Manga

This hand-cranked mechanical device gives Japanese comics a real-time soundtrack.<p>Even in the silent film era, when full orchestras would perform a score live as a movie flickered overhead, we have expected our movies to have sound. Yet we don’t have the same expectations of reading. Why not? Why …

Anime

Juaneco Y Su Combo: The Birth of Jungle Cumbia – review

This is the band who shook up Peru back in the early 1970s. Juaneco Y Su Combo came from Pucallpa, out in the Amazon jungle in the east of the country, dressed in parrot-feather headgear and cotton tunics like the local Shipibo people, but the band's self-composed songs matched Latin rhythms with …

Bank of America says Bitcoin could become a 'major means of payment'

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch issued the bank's first research report today on Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, concluding that the currency has the potential to become a "major means of payment for e-commerce" as well as a "serious competitor to …

What to Eat When Your Football Team Loses

Fans whose football teams lose are more likely to eat saturated fat-loaded dishes. Here are some healthier alternatives for drowning your sorrows.<p>Everyone celebrates the champs, but lost in the wash of Gatorade and champagne is the fact that there are 31 losers every football season, and 16 losers …

17 Terrible Things About Coffee Shops

Yes, please, give me the 20-minute origin story of your special beans.

Sesame-Ginger and Cucumber Soba Noodles

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 8 mins<br>• Total Time: 28 minutes<br>• Yield: 6<br>• Category: Entree<br>• Cuisine: Japanese<p>★★★★★<p>4.8 from 11 reviews<p>Soba …

Discover the majesty of video game worlds without risking your life

<i>Other Places</i>, a new video series on YouTube, sets out to celebrate the often unappreciated beauty and grandeur of the video game landscape. We're typically so busy slaughtering humans, aliens, and mythical creatures in the foreground, that the background tends to fade, well, into the background. …

Urban Garden Hangers

Not your mother’s macrame plant hangers: Authentic’s Urban Garden Plant Bags offer a decidedly modern means to create an indoor garden when space is …

‘CBGB’ Trailer Paints Punk’s History in Broad Strokes

After more than two years of rumors, confirmations, <i>Harry Potter</i> character cameos, and flexed Foo Fighters abs, we at last have a trailer for <i>CBGB</i>, the …

Extreme Reality launches motion control iPad development contest

Extreme Reality is running a contest known as iPad Challenge 2013 that tasks developers with adding full-body motion control to a new or existing iPad game, with prizes of up to $10,000, the company announced today.<p>Israel-based Extreme Reality makes software that allows developers to implement …