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Day 1 of 2015 Comic-Con

Darth Vader

Close look at the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R’s carbon fiber wheels

Carbon fiber is seen by many in the auto industry as one of the most effective ways of reducing vehicle weight and thus improving acceleration, …

Sports Cars

Video of Kids Trying to Figure Out How to Dial a Number, and Send Text Messages, on a Rotary Phone

The seemingly simple interface design is more counterintuitive than we thought<p>First off, this video making the social media rounds is giving folks a …

Kids

2016 Ford Explorer

The juggernaut rolls on.<p>Does it really matter whether the 2016 Explorer is any good? History suggests that it does not. The Explorer has been a juggernaut for Ford ever since the first one rolled off the assembly line and helped ignite the SUV boom at the dawn of the 1990s. Derived from the Ranger …

23 Times Kanye Literally Couldn't Even Anymore

It ain't Ralph, tho.

Public photos mined to create beautiful time-lapses

In many ways, the internet is simply an extremely badly coordinated attempt to document our planet. Hundreds of millions of photos are uploaded online every day, depicting ourselves, our cities, our landscape, and our food. However, they're also isolated and disparate: it's difficult to sieve …

Famous Landmarks in Paris Recreated Using Historic Images from World War II

Artist Julien Knez spent two months touring Paris to figure out how much the famous city has changed since World War II. During August of 1944, the Liberation of Paris was fought, freeing Parisians from Nazi Germany's oppressive control. After collecting vintage photographs of this momentous …

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 vs. Pontiac Firebird Trans-Am

Good ideas never die: Pony cars and performance are together again.<p>From the April 1977 issue<p>Five years ago, all the smarties, including those occupying positions of responsibility on this staff, told you that those manifestations of the great performance binge of the 1960s known as Pony cars were …

DriveClub review: car culture

More than anything, <i>DriveClub</i> wants to reconcile two disparate ways to play racing games: faster, more direct single-player modes, and more intense, competitive multiplayer.<p>I love racing games, but I'm one of those odd ones who often prefers playing alone. It's fun to know that I'm beating my …

2016 Subaru WRX and WRX STI: More Luxury, More Features

Subaru’s latest WRX and WRX STI performance sedans have only been on sale for about a year, but already the automaker is giving the fast four-doors some upgrades. The changes all center around the WRX and WRX STI’s infotainment and safety rosters, with every model now getting Subaru’s latest …

Interview: John Spies' Magnificent Photos Reveal the Hidden Wonders of Underground Caves

With more than 30 years of experience as a cave explorer and guide under his belt, Australian photographer John Spies is an expert at navigating the incredible formations and winding passages of underground sites never before seen by man. Camera in hand, the adventurer has journeyed into the depths …

Ocean-Inspired Glass Vases and Sculptures Capture the Beauty of Cascading Waves

Santa Cruz, California-based husband and wife Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker are impressive glass artists individually, but the stunning pieces they produce as a duo blow us away with the breathtaking force of a tidal wave. Working mainly with hot glass, the pair create gorgeous, ocean-inspired …

Imaginative Photo Manipulations Explore Faraway Worlds of Fantasy

Photo manipulator Ted Chin stitches together surreal scenes and imaginative worlds that look like they belong in a fantasy story. Using photos that he or his friends have taken, the San Francisco-based creative masterfully combines different elements to create cohesive images that appear …

Pictures of the Week 4.3.15

The real job of a NASCAR pace car

It's not just about keeping the field from getting unruly during yellows.<p>This week at the New York Auto Show, we talked to Ford's President of the Americas, Joe Hinrichs. At one point, the topic of conversation shifted to his stint driving the pace car at a NASCAR Sprint Cup race last year. The …

17 Funny Animals Appear to Be Taking Photos with Cameras

Watch out, photographers! Looks like someone is trying to take your job! Over the past few years we've seen a number of hilarious photos of animals looking as if they're about to take pictures. Rather than being the subject of a photo, they want to be the one snapping it. And we're not just talking …

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Our favorite photos from the 2015 12 Hours of Sebring

The last time Chevrolet scored the overall win at Sebring was in 1965—50 years ago. Victory had eluded the Bowtie ever since. This year, all that changed. Here are some of the best photos from our man on the ground at the 63rd Annual Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring.<p>The last time Chevrolet scored …

Sports Cars

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Pictures of the Week 3.19.15

Breathtaking Wire Sculptures Capture the Fluidity of the Human Body

English artist Richard Stainthorp captures the beautiful energy and fluidity of the human body using wire. The life-sized sculptures feature both figures in motion and at rest, expressed in the form of large-gauged strands that are densely wrapped around and through one another. By doing this, he …

Art

Scott Bisson Brings Whimsical Creatures to Life with Hand Blown Glass

Artist Scott Bisson translates his love of nature through the timeless art of glassblowing. He creates colorful, whimsical sculptures of creatures like frogs, geckos, octopi, and snakes. Each has their own idiosyncrasies, and Bisson does their unique qualities justice with the amount of intricate …

Art

These seven 2015 Jeep concepts are headed to Moab

The annual Easter Safari always brings out the best from Jeep's engineers, and the 2015 concepts are no exception.<p>The annual Easter Safari always brings out the best from Jeep's engineers, and the 2015 concepts are no exception.

Jeep

2015 Ford F-150 begins rolling off line at second factory

Ford needs more F-150s. Yeah, we just told you that a few days ago. The Blue Oval is reporting that its trucks are spending a mere 18 days on dealer lots, following a January that was the truck's best month in over a decade. Considering both of those facts, the timing is perfect for Ford to ramp up …

Kansas City

History's Most Iconic Photos Recreated as Miniature Still Lifes

In 2012, in between commissioned magazine and advertising assignments, Switzerland-based photographers Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger decided to have a little fun by recreating Andreas Gursky's outrageously pricy landscape shot <i>Rhein II</i> using a still life built completely in their studio. “It …

Pictures of the Week 3.5.15

Archaeology

New Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

Swedish-born photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson is an undisputed master at photo manipulation, as can be seen from his mind-boggling depictions of everyday scenes with major twists. Part surreal wonders, part mind-boggling optical illusions, the Berlin-based artist's images depict impossible …

Stolen NASCAR Sprint Cup car recovered in Georgia

Team Xtreme racing had to withdraw from this weekend's race, though.<p>NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil and Team Xtreme racing had to withdraw from Sunday's Sprint Cup race after they awoke yesterday to find an empty spot where the truck and trailer hauling their #44 car was supposed to be.<p>The team's big …

The coolest Jeep Cherokee ever

Literally.<p>Upon seeing this image, the first thought that sprang to mind was, "FAKE." I figured it was just a clever Jeep stunt.<p>Only it isn't.<p>The photo is one of two viewer-submitted shots to North Carolina NBC affiliate WITN. Taken in a Greenville, NC parking lot, it shows the front-end ice …