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2017 Lexus IS: Refreshed to Toe the Design Line

Lexus's sports sedan comes in for an update.<p>Although Chinese car buyers are known for their propensity toward being chauffeured rather than driving, Lexus took the wraps off what is arguably its most driver-centric product at the 2016 Beijing auto show. The new 2017 Lexus IS updates the …

Lexus

Icon FJ44 Takes on Mercedes-AMG G65 on Head 2 Head

Can a restomod classic compete against the top G-Wagen?<p>On this episode of “Head 2 Head,” Jonny Lieberman and Jason Cammisa compare the ever-evolving Mercedes-Benz Geländewagen to a resto-modded Icon FJ44 based on a 1973 Toyota Land Cruiser. Both off-road-capable SUVs are priced at $222,000.<p>Although …

Beverly Hills

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

2014 Toyota 4Runner

Same no-nonsense ruggedness, now with a more, er, interesting mug.<p>Let’s take a look at the freshened-up 2014 Toyota 4Runner, beginning at the rear: Okay, not bad, lots of clear plastic in the taillights, not much new here. Now the profile, which is familiar, upright, and certainly says “Toyota,” …

Pond, ‘Hobo Rocket’ – Exclusive Album Stream

We’re very excited this morning to be able to offer the first listen to an album that’s already a favourite here in the NME offices. We named Pond …

The French hypercar manufacturer has announced it will create six limited edition versions of the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse and release them over the coming year. These limited production versions, dubbed Bugatti Legends, have been designed to

The French hypercar manufacturer has announced it will create six limited edition versions of the Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse and release them …

Smart tooth sensor calls you out for eating or smoking too much

Taiwanese scientists have developed a new sensor that sits in your mouth and could tell doctors if you are overeating or smoking too much. Researchers at the National Taiwan University in Taipei have created a prototype sensor that connects to a mouth brace and includes an accelerometer that …

A new Fangio record: Most expensive car, ever

The selling price? £19,601,500.<p>Juan Manuel Fangio, "El Maestro," held the world record for most Formula 1 championships for nearly 50 years until the rise of Michael Schumacher. Other records to his name include the highest F1-win percentage and most Argentine Grand Prix race wins of all time. …

Selling

35 Beaches You Should Visit In Your Lifetime

We've scoured world to find the best beaches you should put on your bucket list.<p>There's something for everyone: we found beaches where you can swim with penguins, relax under ancient Mayan ruins, bask on volcanic black sand, and more.

Beaches

Mel Gibson and Steven Seagal confirmed for The Expendables 3?

There’s been so much speculation about the cast of the upcoming action sequel <b>The Expendables 3</b> – most of which has come directly from Sylvester …

Black Tomato

Study: People With a Lot of Self-Control Are Happier

Improbably enough, people who are better able to resist impulses report being more satisfied with their lives.<p>austin hsieh/Flickr<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> "Among humankind's most valuable assets" is self-control, according to Wilhelm Hofmann and his team of researchers at the University of Chicago. They define it …

Obama's limo: Heavy armor, blood bank, night vision

President Barack Obama is looking for a new ride.<p>Not that his current limousine – dubbed “The Beast” or “Cadillac One” – isn’t faring well, but it’s a 2009 model, which he takes wherever he travels, and the Department of Homeland Security says it’s time for an upgrade.<p>Designed to look like a 2008 …

Secret Service

2014 Mercedes-Benz S550 First Drive

Ruling the Ruling Class<p>Just outside of Paris, in the town of Sèvres, sits the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures. Inside, you’ll find two glass jars containing objects made from a mix of platinum and iridium alloys. One represents the meter, and the other the kilogram. Everything in the …

Luxury Lifestyle

What Car? Readers review the 2013 Volkswagen Golf Estate

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Christina Stephens, Amputee, Creates Prosthetic Leg From LEGO Pieces (VIDEO)

A woman built herself a prosthetic foot -- out of LEGO pieces.<p>Christina Stephens, an occupational therapist and clinical researcher, underwent amputation after a foot injury earlier this year. She uploads a new video to her YouTube channel, AmputeeOT, each week -- and the June 12th video is …

First Person: Happiness Is … Being an Aussie

Yet again, Australia tops the list of happiest countries.<p><b>As I sit at our kitchen table on yet another unseasonably damp and chilly morning in Sussex, England, watching the rain streak down the windowpanes and listening to the dawn rush of traffic on our far-too-busy street, I find myself thinking</b> …

HTC and Samsung have petty, childish (and quite funny) Twitter cat fight

HTC and Samsung took their bitter rivalry to Twitter on Friday with an unsavoury spat that saw the former accuse the latter of 'paying students to …

Social Media

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The Deep Space Tourbillon Is A One-Off, Handmade Watch That Will Take You To Infinity And Beyond

As you may well know, the tourbillon is one of the hardest (and most expensive) complications to build and only the very rich and very obsessed can afford them. This watch, however, may be just the ticket if you’re a hardcore Trekkie and you just hit a liquidity event.<p>The Deep Space Tourbillon is …

Google Glass: the new Segway?

Its release is still months away and the hype behind Google Glass continues apace, but will the public buy it?<p>Suddenly he could see through clothes, flesh... and walls!... That was the tagline of the 1963 film The Man With The X-ray Eyes.<p>In the film Ray Milland is Dr James Xavier, a scientist who …

7 Stories to read this weekend

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>During the week when I am reading the web, I start clipping links and making notes and sometimes I publish these links on my …

Google Nexus 7: how to upgrade, flash and unlock your Nexus tablet

Upgrading and wiping a Google Nexus 7 or any Android device can be a scary process, especially if you've never done it before. If you're selling a …

Android News

ITC Bans Apple iPhone 4 And iPad 2 3G In The US

The International Trade Commission has found that some of Apple’s devices infringe on Samsung patents, and has banned the import of these devices …

Samsung US

There's something inherently bonkers about bikers. The simple act of straddling a two-wheel machine that's capable of hitting 60mph from a standstill in supercar-baiting times requires a certain madcap mentality. German bike tinkerer Frank

There's something inherently bonkers about bikers. The simple act of straddling a two-wheel machine that's capable of hitting 60mph from a standstill …