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NASA Administrator message to employees about LADEE launch.

A Skull Made Of Cocaine And Other Amazing Images From This Week

LADEE Ready for Launch! NASA is making final preparations to launch a moon probe tonight at 11:27 p.m. EDT from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Watch it live at: The small car-sized LADEE is a robotic mission that will orbit the moon to gather detailed information about the structure and composition of the thin lunar atmosphere and determine whether dust is being lofted into the lunar sky. A thorough understanding of these characteristics of our nearest celestial neighbor will help researchers understand other bodies in the solar system, such as large asteroids, Mercury, and the moons of outer planets. For more information about the LADEE mission, visit: Image Credit

9 Trippy Photos Of Soap Film

Duuuuuuuude<p>All these psychedelic colors don't look too impressive in the bottle. That's because they come from a film of soap, which Pennsylvanian Linden Gledhill made with a machine and then photographed.<p>The colors come entirely from the interference of light that enters the soap film and then …

McLaren P1 undergoes desert testing, generates sizzling visuals [w/video]

McLaren has been doing a lot more with its P1 hypercar than just lending it to Jay Leno and renting out the <i>Top Gear</i> test track. The Brits have shipped the monstrous hybrid over to the American Southwest for dedicated hot weather testing and a few laps at some of the local race tracks (as seen here, …

Want to know how much power the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray puts out on the dyno? Find out ->

How New Cars Are Putting All Of Their Power In Half The Space

Next-gen cars' incredible shrinking engines<p>THE TREND<p>Last summer, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation threw down the gauntlet: They set a new standard that will require the average car to run at 54.5 miles per gallon—nearly double today's average—by 2025. …

'Like' this if you're ready to go road racin' at Watkins Glen International! Not ready? Perhaps a replay of last year's closing laps will help out. One word: EPIC »

The Icona Vulcano supercar concept will be making its way to the 2013 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. Yes, we'll be there to take photos for you. More ->

Sin R1 is a Corvette V8 in a German wrapper

The Sin R1 made quite a showing in its Goodwood Festival of Speed debut. The Munich-based outfit made its public driving debut on the Earl of March's driveway, after an initial debut at the 2013 Autosport International show.<p>As a boutique supercar manufacturer, Sin kind of has carte blanche when it …

2014 Audi R8 Spyder vs 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet! - Head 2 Head Episode 37

Ford's bonzer FPV Falcon gets its wings clipped

Insider sources indicate the highest performance versions of the iconic Falcon sedan are on the way out.<p>As Ford Australia throws in the towel, ending its decades-long battle with Holden, the news is coming down that not only is the iconic Falcon line being<br>shut down, but also the Ford Performance …

What color combination would you choose for your Aston Martin Vanquish Volante? More ->

2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray pace car wows at Belle Isle Grand Prix [spoilers]

Chevrolet first debuted its Corvette Stingray pace car at the 2013 Indy 500, but this past weekend saw the new 'Vette return to its home during the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. As you'll recall, open-wheel racing returned to Belle Isle in 2012 as part of a three-year deal worked out between …

Aston Martin V12 Vantage S rings up 565 hp, 205 mph top speed

This is the "something very fast" that Aston Martin teased last week. With a brief to bring "race car performance and technology to the open road," the Gaydon firm introduces the new V12 Vantage S that makes changes throughout compared to the V12 Vantage it replaces.<p>The heart of the matter is the …

Confirmed: The New Corvette's Ridiculous Performance Specs

The new LT1 V-8 set to debut in the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette will pump out 455 hp—in the base model.<p>Since its unveiling last year, we've known that Chevrolet's newest small block V-8, the LT1, will flex some serious muslce when it makes its debut in the 2014 Corvette Stingray. While GM had offered …

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