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BMW Secretly Built a Pickup Truck in 1986

Sport sedan? Mini truck? Why not both?<p>By now, the story of the E30 3 Series is well known. It's the car that established BMW as a sports sedan legend and remains one of the most-loved cars the company has produced. But we bet you didn't know BMW secretly built this M3-powered E30 pickup truck back …

The Kawasaki R2 Is Kawasaki's Supercharged 600

<b>Kawasaki</b> has a 600cc supercharged sportbike in the works, as revealed by design drawings filed by Kawasaki's legal department. The drawings outline …

The BMW Z4 With A Viper V10 Is For Sale Just Four Years Later

Four years ago, the Internet gazed upon the glory of a BMW Z4 getting a Viper V10 pulled from a Ram truck crammed up its nostrils. But back then the …

Drone with grabbing claw arms can lift 22 pounds

Prodrone's latest creation can also use its five-axis metal claws to perch on a fence like a bird.<p>Claw arms hardly make a drone look less terrifying, but they could make it more useful. That's the promise of Prodrone's latest hoverbot, the snappily-named PD6B-AW-ARM.<p>This claw-handed drone can fly …

Drones

This bizarre $15,000 electric car could transform your commute

A new all-electric car just hit the market, but it looks a little different than other electric cars you can buy.<p>Made by the Canadian company Electra Meccanica, the 2017 Solo car boasts three wheels instead of four and is built for just one passenger, hence its name, Solo.<p>The car is not aimed at …

Another Path for Two-Strokes?

Direct fuel injection (DFI), which could possibly have saved the two-stroke from being legislated off our highways, arrived too late to be useful.<p>The …

Engines

California Superbike School Levels I & II

One of my favorite things about motorcycling is that I will never master it. It doesn’t matter how fast I get, there will always be some guy who …

6 motorcycle movies worth watching

The fine art of the motorcycle movie has hit a speed hump in recent years. Raw and gritty paens to the alternative lifestyle are harder to find. And easy access to broadcast-quality DSLR recording has caused a rise in quantity rather than quality.<p>But it’s not all showers of sparks from angle …

Top Gear

How Bill Gates Made Classic Car Ownership Easier

Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates may be best known for creating the Windows operating system, his billions of dollars in the bank and his …

Bill Gates

Sub Zero Cool: A Yamaha GTS 1000 from the Arctic Circle

Velfjord is a pretty little town of red-painted houses in Norway—a winter wonderland surrounded by mountains, fjords, lakes and forests. It’s also incredibly remote, being a five-hour drive from Trondheim, the nearest city.<p>This is the land of the midnight sun, just south of the Arctic Circle. It’s …

Special K: Pan Speed Shop launches with a wild BMW K1200S

Not all custom BMWs are airhead boxers: The classic four-cylinder K-series is gaining a cult following. But tearing into a more modern K takes a special kind of nuts.<p>So let us introduce you to the Spanish outfit Pan Speed Shop. They’re fresh on the scene, which is why the name won’t ring any bells. …

This Is The New MV Agusta F4Z And It Is BEAUTIFUL

MV Agusta has been teasing a new version of their F4 superbike for several weeks with a series of teaser videos that show...well, they don't really …

Are we ready for an electric chopper?

Are electric bikes the future? We’re not sure—but with EU regulations getting progressively more restrictive, it’s not completely unfathomable.<p>If that day ever comes, put us down for one of these. Yes, you’re looking at an electric chopper—and a damn pretty one at that.<p>It’s the brainchild of …

30 Ways Women Want Men To Ride The Line Between Bad Boy And Gentleman

<b>1.</b> A man who looks sexy in a leather jacket and handsome in a suit.<p><b>2.</b> A man who’s comfortable talking dirty to you and comfortable crying in front of …

Scientists create liquid light, get one step closer to spintronics - ExtremeTech

By on August 18, 2016 at 9:40 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Strange things go on when you push …

Quantum Mechanics

The 50 Best Sci-Fi Films Of The 21st Century So Far

It’s impossible for us to choose a single favorite genre from the wealth that cinema offers. But if some sort of “<b>Sophie’s Choice</b>” situation were to …

11 Ways To Support The Boss Girls In Your Life

When I was in middle school (that was back in the glorious mid-2000s for those who insist on a time reference), there was this odd notion that you …

The Holofone Phablet is a 7-inch Android phone / Windows PC with a built-in projector

Smartphone season is rapidly upon us, with the new versions of Samsung’s Galaxy Note and Apple’s iPhone rumored to be just around the corner. Unfortunately for those two companies, Akyumen (Pronounced like "acumen," probably) has just announced that its Holofone Phablet, which I assume is going to …

What It Actually Takes to Get a Flat Stomach

There are all kinds of trainers, videos, and products that say they can get you a flat stomach in no time, but there are no shortcuts to six pack …

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Tech Dive: Why It’s the Best 911 of Them All

Apple and Facebook helped bust the world's biggest torrent site

When you're the owner of the world's biggest torrent-sharing site, the last thing you'd expect to land you in trouble would be a totally legitimate (and legal) purchase via iTunes. But that's what happened to 30-year-old Ukrainian Artem Vaulin a.k.a "tirm," owner and operator of KickassTorrents …

Turn your Raspberry Pi into the ultimate music streamer

If you've got a spare Raspberry Pi laying around, turn it into a DIY Sonos setup with Pi MusicBox.<p>The number of things you can do with a Raspberry Pi is astounding. For a little over $35, you can create a networked media server for streaming all your digital movies to your TV or give your existing …

Raspberry Pi

Rickey Gadson’s 302-HP Yellow Corn Kawasaki Ninja H2

The most decorated drag racer ever—Rickey Gadson—is now looking to set a land speed record at over 220 mph, to add to his growing list of 11 national …

Self-driving Mercedes-Benz bus takes a milestone 12-mile trip

CityPilot has taken a key early step towards fully autonomous public transportation: The Mercedes-Benz self-driving bus program saw one of its Future Bus vehicles drive 20 km (or around 12.4 miles) in the Netherlands, on a route that connected Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport with the nearby town of …

ET deals: Get a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B on Amazon - ExtremeTech

By on July 18, 2016 at 7:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Ever wanted to make your own custom …

10 Ways To Keep Going During Tough Times

1. Focus on the good.<p>If you can’t find something good in your life to focus on, try to think of all the things you <i>have</i> that you take for granted. …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

Mosquitoes

I Just Had The Sex I’ve Been Craving For Months, And I Can’t Stop Thinking About When I’ll Get More

He leaned over my shoulder and I could just barely smell his body wash, something young and enticing—mint mixed with musk. It made me want to rest my …

GM-NASA RoboGlove amplifies grip of astronauts, factory workers - ExtremeTech

By on July 12, 2016 at 4:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A joint venture by General Motors …