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Cutting-Edge Auto Tech Advances From A 130-Year-Old Company

When most people think of automotive in terms of technology, what usually comes to mind is a slow-moving, archaic industry compared to the swift, avant-garde sexiness of Silicon Valley. But in reality innovation has always been a huge driver in the car industry, and tech advances are currently …

Autonomous Cars

Planetside 2 claims the record for most players in an FPS battle

This weekend, <i>Planetside 2</i>'s community set out to beat the world record for most players participating in a first-person shooter at one time, and they're saying they got it. They're claiming a record of 1,158 players in one battle.<p>The PlanetsideBattles Twitch channel broadcast the run at the mark …

HTC gets involved in e-sports, foreshadowing move into home entertainment

Cloud9, Team Liquid, and Team SoloMid will carry the HTC banner in professional gaming leagues<p>HTC doesn't want to be known as just a smartphone maker anymore, and one of its first moves to update its brand image in 2015 has been to sponsor three prominent e-sports teams. Cloud9, Team Liquid, and …

DayZ has sold 3 million copies even though it's still in development

Open-world zombie survival game <i>DayZ</i> has sold over three million copies since launch in December 2013, according to developer Bohemia Interactive. It sold one million copies during its first month on sale, and passed the two million mark during its first four months. Those are impressive numbers for …

Could Microsoft's HoloLens Be The Real Deal?

Shortly after Microsoft debuted Windows Holographic paired with the HoloLens Augmented Reality headset, upstaging Windows 10 at its own event, my cynicism meter shot up to 11.<p>Not for no reason, mind you. As I explained in the piece I wrote that day shortly after the event wrapped, it feels …

Augmented Reality

Gotham Photo Gallery: "Welcome Back, Jim Gordon"

Oswald Cobblepot teaches Fish Mooney a lesson.<p>Jim Gordon earned his job back, and he gets quite the interesting return to being a detective in …

Comics

American Sniper Remains No. 1 as Mortdecai Bombs

Boy Next Door strong 2nd place; Strange Magic a fantasy flop.<p>Clint Eastwood's Oscar-nominated American Sniper stayed the No. 1 movie at North …

Box Office

Surgical knives and axes

It is all very well for Jean Todt and Gérard Saillant to be getting hot under their collars about some silly remarks made by former F1 driver …

Knives

Venues and sponsorship

Bernie Ecclestone is stirring the pot again in relation to Germany, saying first that Hockenheim would get the race and then it seems being told that …

How fast is Formula One? Top series compared

The superlicence points system introduced by the FIA has put a new focus on how useful championships outside F1 are for preparing young drivers for …

Anthony Hamilton reveals thinking behind Lewis's switch to Mercedes in 2012

But Anthony admits dilemma between loyalty and "taking a leap into the unknown"<p>Anthony Hamilton says he felt a loyalty to McLaren<p>Anthony Hamilton …

Sometimes Change Is Exactly What You Need

You know that quote "if you love something, set it free?" That's ridiculous. If you love something, hold onto it, cherish it and make sure it knows you love it. With all due respect to Richard Bach, I think he had it a bit backwards. If you don't love something, set it free -- set it so free that …

6 Foods You Should Never Put in Your Freezer

So in the name of sparing your tastebuds the trouble, we asked celebrity chef Diane DiMeo, a champion on Food Network's <i>Chopped</i>, to share the foods you should never, under any circumstances, pop in your freezer.<p><b>Eggs in Their Shells</b><br>In the freezer, these things become ticking foodborne illness time …

38 Things I've Learned to Let Go of in 38 Years

Last year, to celebrate another trip around the sun, I wrote a birthday blog called "37 Life Lessons in 37 Years." It was reminiscent of my life's biggest successes, "failures," learning experiences, and opportunities for growth condensed into little life-lesson nuggets. To my humble surprise, it …

Mark Kozelek Says New Album Could Arrive This Year

<i>Photo by Ken Estep</i><p>After sharing a classic Sun Kil Moon album, a 10" called "The Possum", and, uh, that War on Drugs stuff, Mark Kozelek is at work on a new album. In an interview with <i>The Omaha-World Herald</i> (via Stereogum), he says he's "halfway" through it and "hopefully that could be out by …

10 of 2015's Most Highly Anticipated Albums

With 2014 officially over, it is time to start looking forward at what we can expect from this coming year. There are plenty of big names planning on releasing albums we can all expect to be rather large, and a handful of newer stars that have a lot to prove with upcoming works. Here are ten albums …

Rap & Hip-Hop

2015 will be the year of SpaceX’s reusable rocket

A mission to supply the International Space Station next week could change space-flight as we know it—by successfully returning a used rocket booster to Earth.<p>SpaceX’s Jan. 6 launch will send a remotely piloted space capsule to the ISS with food, experiments, and two tiny, Earth-observing …

Space Travel

Buildings to look out for in 2015

Jonathan Glancey picks a selection of exciting new architectural projects that are planned for the coming year.<p>Proving that he is still ahead of his game, 85-year-old Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Business School for the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) – his first building in Australia – is …

Architecture

Ebooks in 2015: Dull new world

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user striatic<p>Ebooks are feeling a bit hungover heading into the new year. The <i>50 Shades of Grey</i> exuberance of …

The most exciting indie games of 2015

It's no secret that the most interesting video games of the last few years have come out of the indie games community.<p>In 2014, we've seen explosive …

2015 is the year of the Apple Watch

From Apple’s financial followers to the culture pages, expect few technology topics to garner as much attention in 2015 as the Apple Watch, which is set to launch “early” in the year.<p>Why? Because it’s not just a new gadget. Several people, companies, and entire industries are counting on it to be a …

Apple Watch

2015’s Policy Battles: Obamacare, Net Neutrality, Keystone, and Surveillance Reform

The status quo has shif­ted, but has it shif­ted enough to break the grid­lock that has gripped Wash­ing­ton for the past four years?<p>Those bullish on …

Mitch McConnell