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Porsche 997.2 GT3 ultimate guide

The launch of the 991 version in 2013 marked the latest in a line of GT3-badged Neunelfers stretching back to the 996. The Mezger engine had gone and …

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

This Classic Documentary On the Making of the Porsche 356 Is Mesmerizing

Forty minutes watching this is time well spent.<p>Porsche's cars have always been expensive, and watching this early 1960s documentary on how the 356 was made, you get the sense why. Things have been different since the Boxster was introduced 20 years ago, ushering a leaner, more cost-effective …

Photographer captures moment kangaroo cradles dying companion as joey looks on

A photographer has captured the tragic moment a young kangaroo reached out to touch its dying mother one last time.<p>Evan Switzer took the picture on a bushland property in River Heads, Queensland, Australia, during a walk on Monday morning. He described how he witnessed the mother kangaroo dying …

Australia

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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Interview: Breathtaking Images of Underwater Life Captured by Freediving Photographers

For nearly 15 years, freediving and photography duo Alex Voyer and Alex Roubaud of Fisheye have been exploring and documenting the stunning depths of the world's oceans. The two friends hit the seas when they're not working at their day jobs in Paris, using their time away from the office to slip …

Classic Dream Cars – Poster Illustrations

Selected illustrations by Martin Miskolci (aka Petrolified) from a poster series of classic dream cars.<p>Martin Miskolci is a talented illustrator and …

The Cayman GT4 Is a Near Perfect Arrangement of the Porsche Lego Set

The mix and match nature of modern Porsches has created a winner.<p>Some time ago, in exchange for forgiveness of various crimes and misdemeanors of the heart ranging from petty larceny to felony theft, I agreed to accompany my girlfriend to see that <i>50 Shades Of Grey</i> movie. What an eye-opener that …

Zaha Hadid’s “Liquid Glacial” Furniture Mimics Rippling Water Frozen in Time

Photo credit: Martin Slivka<p>World-renowned architect Zaha Hadid has highlighted her other design talents with <i>Liquid Glacial</i>, a series of furniture that resembles water and ice formations. The collection of tables, chairs, and stools appear as if they’re frozen in time, with subtle ripples suspended …

One of Silicon Valley's top angel investors shares 8 books that changed his life

He's invested in well over 100 startups, including several "unicorns" like Twitter and Uber that went on to become huge companies. He is also the founding CEO of AngelList, a resource for entrepreneurs and angel investors to find each other and make deals.<p>He recently spoke with "The 4-Hour …

When One App Rules Them All: The Case of WeChat and Mobile in China - by Connie Chan

While seemingly just a messaging app, WeChat is actually more of a portal, a platform, and even a mobile operating system depending on how you look …

Articles about 5 modern homes oakland on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Mike McDonald, an Oakland, …

The 15 Best Sneakers You're Actually Allowed to Wear to Work

Journeys of a Lifetime: 10 Breathtaking US Roads to Drive With the Whole Family

<i>Big Sur, CA on State Route 1 (Flickr: Sarah Tzinieris)</i><p>You're a family that's done it all - you've sailed the sunny seas and skied the snowy peaks - and now you're looking for something different for your next family vacation. A road trip is another wonderful option that both you and the kids are …

Plan the Perfect Maine Coastal Road Trip, the Easy Way

Traveling US Route 1 along the coast of Maine may well be the most interesting and scenic road trip in America. Maine enjoys an abundance of natural attractions including an estimated 5,000 miles of coastline (more than California!), Acadia National Park (2nd most visited park in USA), 65 …

20 amazing cliffside beaches around the world | CNN Travel

12 incredible US destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent Quora thread discussed unique places in the United States that aren't frequently visited by tourists.<p>From the picturesque False Kiva in Utah's Canyonlands National Park, whose exact destination remains a secret, to the crystal-blue Havasupai Falls in Grand Canyon National Park, here are 12 …

The DxO ONE Is A Plug-In iPhone Camera With A 1-Inch Sensor

Your iPhone camera is already one of the better mobile cameras available, but a new accessory from imaging technology leader DxO could up the iPhone’s game considerably. The Lightning-enabled DxO ONE has a super bright f1.8 aperture lens, and a 20.2 megapixel, 1-inch sensor. That sensor size is on …

Tech employees are fleeing Silicon Valley with their riches and making other cities more expensive to live in

A recent study by real-estate brokerage Redfin showed that more people are looking to move out of the Bay Area than ever before. Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman said that tech workers and their high salaries could be responsible for making Silicon Valley unaffordable.<p>A new Redfin study demonstrates a …

Silicon Valley

Pentagon’s YouTube war with Russia

After Russian jet buzzes U.S. warship, Defense Department posts video to sway public opinion.<p>The West’s simmering standoff with Russia has prompted the Pentagon to reach for a new weapon: YouTube.<p>Defense officials have concluded it’s no longer enough to lodge formal complaints when Russian bombers …

Military

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Opening a 529 College-Savings Account

So you’ve investigated 529 plans and have decided to open an account. Kudos to you. But now you have to make it happen. Here are five potential mistakes and ways to avoid making them.<p><b>1. Picking the wrong 529 plan</b><p>Thankfully, you cannot mess up too badly in choosing a 529 plan. The state agencies …

Retirement

Destinations of a Lifetime: 10 Incredible Caribbean Beaches

<i>Seven Mile Beach in the Grand Cayman (Flickr: SF Brit)</i><p>Dreaming of a family vacation somewhere sunny? Look no further than the glorious, year-round sunshine of the Caribbean. With the Caribbean home to over 700 islands, islets and reefs, your hardest choice is going to be choosing which one to make …

The 10 Best New Beach Hotels In The World

<i>By the editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>From a tranquil oceanfront escape in Sri Lanka to a buzzy, ultra-hip hotel on South Beach, these hotels are our favorite new beach hotels and resorts.<p><b>1. Cape Weligama, Galle, Sri Lanka</b><p>The team behind Ceylon Tea Trails has opened its latest Relais & Chateaux …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Classical Surfboard Designs Inspired by 15th-Century European Artwork

Surf culture is perhaps not usually associated with fine, classical art, but one company has combined the unlikely elements in a fantastic, limited-edition line of surfboard designs inspired by European art.<p>One design set is a three-part rendition of the 15th-Century, wool-and-silk Dutch tapestry,</i> …

Big Sur Hotels

Tech 2015: Deep Learning And Machine Intelligence Will Eat The World

Despite what Stephen Hawking or Elon Musk say, hostile Artificial Intelligence is not going to destroy the world anytime soon. What is certain to happen, however, is the continued ascent of the practical applications of AI, namely deep learning and machine intelligence. The word is spreading in all …

The Forbes 2015 Investment Guide

To help you make your money work harder, we’ve highlighted the strategies and ideas of more than a dozen Unknown All-Stars of personal finance–homespun heroes who have cut out the middlemen and bested the pros in investing, real estate, tax planning and philanthropy. We also offer advice on …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …