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The VICE Guide to San Francisco

America's most beautiful city is in the middle of a wild transition.<p>San Francisco is America's most beautiful city. At least that's what people say all the time, and it maybe still is, on the outside. Where else in the country can you find a bazillion adorable homes that look like they were …

San Francisco

6 Hobby Games You’ll Want to Play in September 2018

Get your game on in September with this list of new and upcoming titles you’ll want to try. Remember: release dates are subject to change, so be sure …

The 10 best video games of 2018 (so far)

The 10 best video games of 2018 (so far)

On board a $1.7M luxury RV with a hidden secret

Motorhomes

Xbox And PS4 Join Forces To Make Cutting-Edge Games Look Even Better

While their rivalry is perhaps a bit more good natured than it used to be, it’s still not every day you find Microsoft and Sony working together in the console gaming world. Yet that’s exactly what they’re doing right now in a concerted bid to ensure that their respective Xbox One and PS4 consoles …

PS4 Pro

The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2018

A giant list of cool games from America's biggest tabletop convention.<p>Late summer is the time for barbecues, concerts in the park, and (most …

Board Games

Rules For Eating And Drinking In Japan

Visting Japan? Or perhaps you already live in the country. Here are some handy rules to follow for eating and drinking protocol.<p>Generally, Japanese …

Why is PlayStation king? Because Sony bravely supports games that end

During PlayStation’s E3 2018 press conference, Sony chose to highlight four games; <i>Death Stranding</i>, <i>The Last of Us: Part II</i>, <i>Ghost of Tsushima</i>, and</i> …

Sea of Thieves

World's most relaxing places: 16 spots to refresh and recharge | CNN Travel

Travel

14 of the most popular board games on Amazon this summer

<i>Editor's note: This article has been updated to remove items not sold on Amazon on 6/13/18.</i><p>Board games are an underrated adult activity, in my humble opinion.<p>They're perfect for those nights when you don't feel like going out, yet don't want to sit mindlessly in front of the television either. …

Board Games

​​The Evolution of the Combustion Engine​​

What started as a simple controlled explosion changed the auto industry.<p>Humans have been building cars for well over a century now, and under almost every hood has sat an internal combustion engine. For the past 100 years, its principle has remained the same: air and fuel go in, an explosion …

Internal Combustion Engine

Porsche Picks its Seven Most Iconic Cars in Seven Decades

After 70 years of producing sports cars, Porsche recounts the models that defined each decade for its brand.<p>The sixth episode of Porsche's 9:11 video …

Le Mans

Glimpses of a Lost World Through Early Chinese Photography

NEW YORK—Two men clad in leather and fur stand side by side with their legs wide and firmly planted on the ground, next to a Bactrian camel. All …

To buy or not to buy? Car subscriptions offer alternative for new car shoppers

People use monthly subscriptions to pay for lots of things they used to buy: music, smartphones, books and even clothes.<p>Why not cars?<p>That's the thinking behind car subscription services that are cropping up in Los Angeles, San Francisco, the New York metro area, Atlanta, and several other cities in …

Players Have Crowned A New Best Board Game — And It May Be Tough To Topple

If we’re living in a golden age of board games, then the website BoardGameGeek is the internet’s sifting pan. The bounty of games overfloweth — one …

Tesla and Waymo are taking wildly different paths to creating self-driving cars

Autonomous cars won’t happen without tons of data, but Tesla and Waymo have a big head start<p>There’s a race happening right now that stretches from Silicon Valley to Detroit and back: who can make a self-driving car that behaves better than a human driver? It’s a far harder task than it sounded even …

Tesla car that crashed and killed driver was running on Autopilot, firm says

Tesla has said a car that crashed in California last week, killing its driver, was operating on Autopilot.<p>The 23 March crash on highway 101 in Mountain View is the latest accident to involve self-driving technology. Earlier this month, a self-driving Volvo SUV that was being tested by the …

Tesla

Tesla owner almost crashes on video trying to recreate fatal Autopilot accident

Tesla and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are both investigating the fatal accident involving a Model X Autopilot in Mountain View last month, but now another Tesla owner also conducted his own little investigation into the accident by following a similar scenario on Autopilot …

QLED can't beat OLED. So why is Samsung pushing it so hard?

If you are in the market for a new TV, last week you may have seen Samsung parade its 2018 line-up, headlined by its latest QLED models.<p>Aside from …

OLEDs

Tesla Model 3 review: the fast and infuriating

I was standing next to the Model 3 when a guy on a bike rode by and yelled, "How is it?" My typical interactions with people who ask about Tesla's affordable sedan (so many people ask me about the car) typically take about five minutes. I point out the highlights and issues I've encountered while …

I spent several hours testing Tesla's all-electric Model 3 — here's what it's like to drive

I've driven every car Tesla has ever made, from the original Roadster to the Model X SUV. I've sampled Ludicrous Mode acceleration, experimented with Autopilot self-driving tech, and even once "run out of gas" in a Model S.<p>And while it's true that I'm very much looking forward to the bonkers-fast …

Tesla

The best of Mayfair Games, from Catan to Vegas

Remembering Mayfair’s 20 years in the board game industry<p>Mayfair Games, the American publisher of classic board games including the massively popular <i>Settlers of Catan</i> series, is shutting down. The company announced last week that it would be closing its doors after 20 years in the industry.<p>Board …

Why Everyone Thought Apple Was Cancelling the iPhone X

No, the Apple iPhone X is here to stay. Maybe not in this exact configuration, but it is the future of phones.<p>If you're ever wondering what fake news means, just ask Apple. Over the last week, news spread quickly that Apple was canceling the iPhone X due to poor sales. A few headlines told the …

See The Most Anticipated Nintendo Switch-Exclusive Games Of 2018

Nintendo Switch got off to a hot start in 2017, not only breaking sales records but also amassing an impressive library of games. Whether you're looking for major exclusives from Nintendo, like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, to smaller gems like Golf Story and …

51 Illegal Photos Of North Korea That Kim Jong Un Doesn’t Want You To See

Photographer Eric Lafforgue is one of the very lucky few that have had a chance to see what North Korea is really like. "Since 2008, I have ventured …

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European Car Delivery Could Be Best-Kept Open Secret in the Business

European delivery presents a rare win-win proposition that lets buyers pick up their new car directly from the factory, often saving enough in the process to fund a European vacation. The details vary from one manufacturer to another, but the basics are the same: You order the car from your local …

The Game Awards crowns The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild best game of 2017

Breath of the Wild took home a few other awards, too!<p>Not only is <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> Nintendo’s highest rated Legend of Zelda game, it’s also the best game of 2017, according to The Game Awards.<p>Host Geoff Keighley crowned <i>Breath of the Wild</i> the best game of the year, ushering the …

17 Board Games Every Adult Needs In Their Life

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Board Games

The Automobile 2.0: Chevrolet Bolt EV vs Nissan Leaf vs Tesla Model 3 Long Range

The first comparison test of the practical electric car<p>Can I see a show of hands for all of the Tesla Model 3 reservation holders out there? Now drop your hand if you’re put off when I tell you that the one <i>Motor Trend</i> tested is a big-battery ($9,000), “premium features” ($5,000) Long Range version …