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Oklahoma governor's daughter has to move her trailer home off the governor's mansion's grounds

Fallin told Oklahoma television station KFOR that her 28-year-old daughter received no special benefit by parking the travel trailer outside the mansion near the state Capitol since April.<p>Any electricity or water she would have used in the trailer would have also been used if she had been living …

Travel Trailers

How to get Windows 10 on your Mac

It's easier than you think<p>Windows 8 was bad enough that it forced me — a lifelong Windows user up until that point — to switch my entire family over to Macs. True story. But after seeing how Microsoft has stepped it up with Windows 10 (the Start menu is finally back and Internet Explorer is nearly …

Air Force secretary: The F-35 has a wide range of problems

An F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing aircraft flies behind a tanker on a mission over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in September 2013.Lockheed MartinAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has admitted to a wide range of past and present problems with the F-35 while maintaining that the …

Military

Windows 10 review – final version of Windows might be Microsoft's best ever

Microsoft’s Windows swansong brings together the best bits of Windows 7 and 8 – and won’t force you to change the way you work<p>Microsoft’s last version of Windows is finally here: Windows 10 is arguably the best version of the ubiquitous operating system. But the question is, should you upgrade for …

Windows 10

Sexagenarian Morgan gets a serious performance upgrade

Morgan Motor Company, Malvern’s finest purveyor of sporting motor vehicles, has unveiled a new sporting motor vehicle at the Silverstone Classic event.<p>Of course, the word ‘new’ means something rather different in Morgan-world: this is, as you’ll have spotted, a Plus 4, the two-seater convertible …

Porsche

BraunAbility Uses Ford Explorer to Build Wheelchair-Accessible SUV

BraunAbility is launching its first wheelchair-accessible SUV, the MXV. Based on a production Ford Explorer, the MXV has a sliding door on the passenger side and an extending ramp for access into the cabin. Traditionally, BraunAbility has converted minivans like the Dodge Caravan, Honda Odyssey, …

Are old airbags killers?

Takata airbags may not be the only ones with some very serious problems. A new report from <i>TheDetroitBureau.com</i> claims that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened its second investigation into bad airbag inflators, and this time, they aren't from Takata.<p>The focus of this …

Record $105m fine for Fiat Chrysler over recalls

Fiat-Chrysler will buy back as many as 500,000 trucks in a hugely costly settlement with the NHTSA that also includes a penalty that could reach …

Hardcore Ferrari F12 Spied--Photo Update

Earlier in the year we saw a mysterious Ferrari F12 Berlinetta mule testing in Italy with some camouflage gear taped over its rear. Originally …

2016 Discovery Sport is the best value in Land Rover lineup

The 2016 Discovery Sport, which goes on sale this spring, marks a new direction for Land Rover. It's part of what will become the Discovery sub-brand that is aimed at versatility while Range Rover models focus on refinement. Both model ranges will share Land Rover's tradition of offering …

Auto review: 2015 Infiniti QX70 looks better than it rides

It rides like a roller skate.<p>Dusting off that old phrase and slapping it on a sleek sport crossover may not seem to fit, but neither does the Infiniti QX70.<p>The QX70 and competitors like the Porsche Cayenne and BMW X5 i50 have no pretense to off-roading, instead shouldering their way into the lane …

Rumor: Track-Focused Ferrari F12 to Lose 440 Pounds, Gain 30 Horsepower

Could it be the F12 Speciale?<p>We all know that Ferrari will eventually come up with a faster, track-oriented version of the F12 Berlinetta. For the 599, that car was the GTO, a car that the stock F12 already outperforms.<p>But the rumors that we're hearing about the possible F12 Speciale would put it …

2015 Ford Mustang 5.0 is the best pony car yet

I know this may sound odd but the 2015 Ford Mustang GT 5.0 made my garage smell better.<p>Maybe it was psychosomatic, having such a muscular car beside my sad 2006 Subaru Forester. Or maybe it was the rubber flexing from the Pirelli Zero-Nero all-season tires, or the cooling of the six-piston Brembo …

Universal finds pirated copy of Jurassic World seeded from its own servers

Movie studio discovers that its own computers host pirated copies of Jurassic World and requests Google to remove links to it<p>Universal Pictures in France has been seeding a pirated copy of its latest blockbuster Jurassic World from its own servers.<p>The Chris Pratt-featuring reinvention of Steve …

Jurassic World

Finally, Windows 10 looks ready for its big debut

For the longest time, I could not get audio to work in the Windows 10 preview build. No sound. No microphone. No verbal access to Cortana, Microsoft's voice assistant.<p>Despite trying a number of fixes and workarounds, I couldn't resolve the issue. Other early Windows 10 users also were bumping into …

British Man Accused of Hacking U.S. Government Computers Is Arrested

NEWARK, N.J. -- A British man accused of hacking into U.S. government computer networks and stealing sensitive and confidential information has been arrested in England, and U.S. prosecutors said they will attempt to have him brought to New Jersey. Lauri Love, of Stradishall, England, has been …

A peek into Toyota's plans to sell the Mirai hydrogen car

The pieces are really starting to fall into place for the big launch of the Toyota Mirai in the US. The pricing and fuel economy ratings are already announced for the fuel cell-powered sedan, and dealers start taking the first orders from them on July 20. That only leaves the wait until the first …

'El Chapo' escape: new tunnel photos revealed as Mexico offers big reward

Photograph: Eduardo Verdugo/AP<p>El Chapo’s rail-running escape motorcycle sits in the tunnel under the half-built house where authorities say he made it to …

Mexico

New Kind Of Material Stores Heat Till You Squeeze It

Could revolutionize energy storage<p>Even after night falls, a slab of concrete or asphalt might still feel warm to the touch. The surface has stored up heat after a long day of sitting out in the sun, and is slowly letting it go. It's something that happens naturally all over the world, but what if …

Nature Communications

Elio's crowdfunding page getting 'suspect' investors

StartEngine, Elio Will Investigate What Look To Be Fake Accounts<p>Just the other day, Elio said it had raised about $19 million in crowdfunding investments through its StartEngine page. That's money from average people that the company wants to use to bring Elio's first vehicle – an …

100 Contemporary Houses

Vorarlberg

In Austria's far west, the Vorarlberg nudges up against Germany, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Parts of it remain gloriously off-the-radar, with narrow valleys carving up mighty peaks and forests. The snow-capped heights of the Silvretta-Montafon give way to the wavy hills and lush dairy country …

Andrea Ponsi's Sprawling House on the Bay is Powered Entirely by Renewable Energy

1/21<p>Andrea Ponsi's House on the Bay in Tiburon, CA<p>Tiburon, California is located just a short ferry ride away from San Francisco, but it feels worlds …

Mackintosh house threatened by water

<b>The National Trust for Scotland is trying to raise £2.5m to protect one of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's finest buildings from the weather.</b><p>Hill House in Helensburgh faces a significant threat from longstanding issues with "excessive water ingress", the trust said.<p>The house, built for publisher Walter …

Scotland

Kate Macintosh: one of Britain’s great unsung architects of social housing

Kate Macintosh’s bold, humane buildings for public benefit began in the 60s with the remarkable Dawson’s Heights estate in Dulwich, south London. The sheltered housing she designed at 269 Leigham Court Road in Lambeth has just been listed. And yet much loved work like hers is now under threat from …

EPA Proposes Fuel Economy Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed tough new fuel economy standards for Isuzu to Collaborate on Medium-Duty Commercial Trucks” target=”_blank”>medium and heavy-duty trucks, aiming to slash C02 emissions and fuel costs on some of the nation’s largest vehicles.<p>The proposed …

Weekly Recap: Kia leads Korea's quality surge

Plus: Notes On Kerkorian, Top Gear, And Honda<p>The rapid rise of Korea's auto brands in the US market has been apparent on the sales charts for several years, and now it's showing up in an area that's just as crucial: quality.<p>Kia and Hyundai earned the highest rankings among mainstream brands in the …

2016 Dodge Viper Available in New Matte-Finish Paints

For 2016, the Dodge Viper will offer new matte-finish paint options, doubling the number of exterior colors available to consumers. Now, the Viper is available in more than 16,000 unique paint options, not to mention 48,000 different striping combinations.<p>Every Viper model – including GT, GTC, GTS, …

Driving the all-new Audi R8 at Le Mans

Audi invited us to drive the updated R8 around Le Mans before the racers took to the track for qualifying. How could we say no?<p>As your mother probably warned you, there's only one chance to make a first impression. And Audi was clearly determined that our initial experience with the new R8 would be …