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Honda gets weirdly R-Rated with new Civic Type-R launch video

Honda is still about a year away from bringing back the Civic Type R to challenge Europe's hot hatch ranks, but the wait isn't stopping the brand from starting its promotion in the UK with a truly strange ad campaign.<p>Titled <i>R-Rated</i>, the marketing plays with the idea of Honda's Type R badge not being …

New CombatGuard Four-Wheeler Is An Armored ATV

Where it's going, there probably aren't roads.<p>Half the battle is getting everybody to the battle. Shown off Friday at the Eurosatory defense conference and exhibition in Paris, the CombatGuard is a new military troop carrier that wants to bring more troops to battle over rougher, harder ground. …

Military

Startup will make your Audi A4 self-driving for $10k [w/video]

We are on the cusp of the next generation of semi-autonomous driving technology becoming affordable. Adaptive cruise control is already trickling down to the mass market, and the more sophisticated systems found on vehicles like the Mercedes-Benz S-Class are clearly coming, as well. If you're a …

Single Image Star Trails – a Powerful Technique to Create Star Trails in Minutes Using Phototoshop

If you are reading this, you must be among those who have a special place in their hearts for stars, galaxies and the wonders of the universe. With …

Photography

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Mercedes-Benz C400 4Matic review 2014

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Watch: F1's New Rules Explained in Three Minutes

The 2014 Formula 1 season promises to be the most exciting in years, with new rules, new cars, new engines, new restrictions, new drivers–new …

12-Rotor Rotary Engine Potentially Capable Of Space/Time Manipulation: Video

In the race to produce as much power as possible from an engine, it seems that the average builder turns to anything from the GM stable of …

Engines

Gran Turismo vs reality as Red Bull pro-gamer takes on Nismo pro racer

The last time we saw a real racing driver pitted against a professional gamer, <i>Viagame</i> threw one of each in a Renault Megane RS and the contest was staged as the pro driver navigated the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona. That could be seen as a handicap for the gamer, since he's got to get his …

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2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T Priced at $21,715

The 2012 <i>Motor Trend</i> Car of the Year — the Volkswagen Passat midsize sedan — marches into 2014 with a new turbocharged 1.8-liter I-4 engine and revised pricing. The base-model 2014 Volkswagen Passat 1.8T starts at $21,715 with a five-speed manual transmission — if you want to pair the engine with …

Volkswagen

2015 Audi S3 Sedan

Our first taste of Audi's new small sedan is of the hottest performer.<p>Audi’s smallest car in America is about to go from a zero to a hero. The company has ambitious plans to build a five-vehicle family out of the diminutive A3, until now sold strictly as an expensive hatchback appealing only to …

Luxury Cars

Depression: 'Second biggest cause of disability' in world

<b>Depression is the second most common cause of disability worldwide after back pain, according to a review of research.</b><p>The disease must be treated as a global public health priority, experts report in the journal PLOS Medicine.<p>The study compared clinical depression with more than 200 other diseases …

Acura RLX

Nobody really cared for the Acura RL flagship sedan, so it was refreshing to hear from the Japanese automaker that the biggest thing the new 2014 Acura RLX shares with its predecessor is the first two letters of its name.<p>The RLX is powered by an all-new 3.5-liter V-6 that editors thought was smooth …

Cadillac CTS

The Cadillac CTS last took home the Golden Calipers in 2008, and since then competitors including the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series have significantly upped their game. Last year Cadillac was busy rolling out the ATS 3 Series-fighter, but this year it’s the CTS’ turn, as the sedan vies for …

Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class may be the most technologically advanced 2014 <i>Motor Trend</i> Car of the Year contender. With a steering assist system, an advanced suspension that scans for road imperfections, and an automatic perfuming system, Benz’s new flagship is the benchmark in its segment.<p>It’s …

car salesman confidential 10 Things To Never Say To A Customer

Sometimes, less is more<p>In a lot of these blogs I’ve been lecturing the customers, telling them what they should and shouldn’t do. Well, this week, I want to share some rules for salespeople. I try to follow these rules myself, and I think all salespeole should, too. We’ll start at Number Ten and …

2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid First Test

Hot Hybrid Leaves Us Cold<p>Not too long ago the idea of a performance hybrid like the 2014 Infiniti Q50S Hybrid seemed as ridiculous as a government shutdown. Nowadays they’re showing up just about everywhere, with big names including Porsche, McLaren, and even Ferrari producing hybrid supercars. …

Government Shutdown

How to use body language to get served first at a bar

Scientists have identified the body language that ensures bartenders will serve you first in a busy bar.<p>In a busy bar it can often be a struggle to get served a drink as customers compete for the attention of the bartender.<p>Now scientists have identified the key elements of body language that can …

Customers

How To Make A Beach Clean Itself

Redirecting runoff underground could make for a much more pleasant day at the beach<p>In 2011, water pollution closed or drove visitors away from U.S. shores on more than 15,000 beach days across the country. In many places, the problem is getting worse. As coastal towns crowd with rooftops and …

Lamborghini on fire — Top Speed Record, 402 kph (250 mph) on one mile

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport [w/video]

<i>Bridging The Gap With Power And Poise</i><p>As you read these words, West Coast Editor Michael Harley is preparing to drive the brand-new 2014 Cadillac CTS along the gorgeous, sun-drenched roads of Southern California. And while I'll wait for Harley's full report before I put words in his mouth, I'm …

2014 Audi S8 Matrix LED headlight demo

FYI: Can Anything Move Faster Than Light?

Yes, the universe itself will eventually outpace the speed of light. Just how this will happen is a bit complicated, so let's begin at the very beginning: the big bang. Around 14 billion years ago, all matter in the universe was thrown in every direction. That first explosion is still pushing …

Dyno Testing the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51! The J-Turn Ep. 16

How to live longer – the experts' guide to ageing

Experts on the ageing process explain why having good friends, lifting weights and learning languages can lead to a longer life<p><b>JERRALD RECTOR, 26: Lift weights for better immunity</b><p><b>By the time we reach 80, most of us will be infected with a type of herpes virus which erodes the immune system and</b> …

Lovely Green Wall Integrated in The Design of a Japanese Modern Crib

Hideo Kumaki Architect Office came up with a highly original twist when planning the Green Screen House, located in Saitama, Japan. We featured a few …