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How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

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This Ford GT40 Replica Is so Accurate Parts Are Interchangeable With a Real GT40

This is the replica you want.<p>The Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016 auction (happening right now) is a place where you'll find some truly rare and wonderful cars. Including the legendary Ford GT40 MKII. Well, sort of.<p>The collaboration between Shelby and Superformance will see the release of 20 limited …

Every GT Car Testing For Daytona 24 Accused of Sandbagging

At the Roar Before the 24, no GT team wanted to reveal how fast its car truly is.<p>For this year's Daytona 24 Hour race, IMSA introduced new tools for capturing more precise racing data on cars in its two GT classes, allowing it to more effectively close performance gaps between GT cars. More precise …

This $3000 Bluetooth Speaker Is Made From a Porsche 911 GT3 Exhaust

It's as much a Bluetooth speaker as it is a work of art.<p>The Porsche 911 GT3 is easily one of the best-sounding new cars on sale today courtesy of its maniacal 9000-rpm flat-six. Now Porsche Design thinks it can translate some of that auditory joy to a Bluetooth Speaker, which it's selling for $3141 …

Cheers! Today the Car Turned 130 Years Old

Karl Benz officially filed a patent for his "Patent-Motorwagen", widely considered the first automobile, on this date in 1886.<p>Like many late-20th-century kids reared in the industrial orbit of Detroit, the standard line tossed about by our well-meaning but somewhat uninterested teachers was that …

Every New Car With 500 HP for Under $100,000

A new 500-hp car is more attainable than you might have thought.<p>The 500-horsepower club is not as exclusive as it once was. These 10 cars will get you a membership for $100,000 or less.

These 1960s Films Illustrate Why The Original Land Rover Was So Loved

With some ingenuity, there was nothing you couldn't do with a Series Land Rover.<p>It's hard to overstate the cultural importance of the Land Rover Series and Defender in the UK. These cars never arrived in the U.S. in substantial numbers, but they were very much the UK equivalent to our Jeep. The end …

The First 2017 Acura NSX Sells For $1.2 Million at Auction

All the proceeds went to two charities.<p>Normally, paying over sticker price for a new car is ill advised, especially paying $1 million over the 2017 Acura NSX's $156,000 sticker. However, when that car is VIN 001 and all the proceeds will go to charity, paying over sticker is a good thing. Rick …

The Deltawing Led At Daytona, Then Hit A Stalled Car

It seems that no team has worse luck than Don Panoz's Deltawing squad.<p>It's been a long and winding road to competitiveness for the Deltawing program since Don Panoz took it over in the last season of the American Le Mans Series. It struggled to find pace for much of its first three years and it's …

Watch a Ferrari 458 and Corvette ZR1 Duke It Out With a Tuned NSX-R

Throw in a tuned Ferrari 360 and a Nissan 370Z and you have one heck of a battle.<p>Races like this are why Japan's <i>Best MOTORing</i> is one of our favorite automotive programs . A Ferrari 458 Italia and Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 battling it out with a tuned Ferrari 360, Nissan 370Z and Drift King Keiichi …

Tesla May Resort to Franchise Dealerships to Sell Cars in Michigan

Michigan state law makes Tesla's direct-sales setup illegal, so the automaker seems to be weighing the option of using the traditional franchise model.<p>While Tesla has spent the last several years fighting for the right to sell its cars directly to consumers, it appears the automaker is considering …

Sabine Schmitz May Not Be a Top Gear Host After All

In an interview at the 24 Hours of Daytona, Schmitz seems to say she won't be a host on Chris Evans's rebooted Top Gear, despite what previous rumors said.<p>It was reported last December that Nürburgring queen Sabine Schmitz would co-host the <i>Top Gear</i> reboot alongside Chris Evans and Chris Harris, but …

Porsche CEO: Don't Expect to See a Self-Driving Porsche Any Time Soon

"An iPhone belongs in your pocket, not on the road," says Porsche CEO Oliver Blume.<p>For some, the Porsche brand was forever diluted when the company started building the Cayenne, but according to its CEO, it will always make driver's cars. Literally. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume told a German newspaper …

That Barn-Find 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona Only Got $90,000 at Auction

It's one of just 503 made, but that wasn't enough to push bidding up to the $180,000 target price.<p>Remember back in December, when someone dragged forth a rusty, mossy, filthy, and disheveled 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona from a barn in Alabama? It was one of only 503 ever produced and only had 20,553 …

Ford GT Ordering Begins This Month, Here's the Criteria to Get in Line

If you want one, you better promise to drive it.<p>Confirming earlier reports sourced from Reddit and adding new details in the process,the <i>Detroit News</i> reports that Ford GT ordering will begin with an online application that's set to go live at some point this month. Ford will give the right to buy …

Tesla Says It's Not Moving to Franchise Dealerships After All

Attempts to establish a franchise in Michigan are really a test to see how strictly the state enforces its anti-Tesla ban, the automaker says.<p>Yesterday, we reported that Tesla had applied for a dealership license in the state of Michigan. At the time, we assumed Tesla was doing so because it had …

I Know How Far You're Looking Ahead on the Freeway, and It's Not Far Enough

Want to be a better driver? You need to look ahead.<p>This one simple trick will make you a better driver and possibly even save you hundreds of dollars in speeding tickets. Does that sound like a particularly deceitful Facebook sidebar advertisement? Well, don't take it as such, because it's true.<p>In …

The Aston Martin Vulcan Wants to Revolutionize How We Do Oil Changes

Castrol's Nexcel system promises a complete oil change in 10 seconds, with zero clean-up.<p>We don't normally pay a huge amount of attention to a car's oil system, and especially not when the car in question has as many alternative sources of excitement as the Aston Martin Vulcan, the $2.3 million …

Tesla Model 3 Will Be Revealed March 31, Won't Show Whole Car

Elon Musk says the long-promised $35,000 Model 3 is coming in 2017, but it sounds like Tesla hasn't finalized the design yet.<p>Tesla has said it will show off the upcoming, smaller Model 3 sedan in March of this year, but if you assumed that meant we'd see a production vehicle, you're about to be …

You Can Buy This Extremely Rare 2003 R34 Skyline GT-R Z-Tune

One of only 19 built, this heavily-tuned Nismo screamer is the ultimate R34 Skyline. But you definitely won't be able to register it in the U.S.<p>Built in 2003 on the tail end of the R34 Skyline's production, the Z-Tune was a glorious celebration of Nismo's 20th anniversary. Just 19 were built, …

Mazda Insider Says New, Probably Turbocharged Rotary Engine Being Developed

We hope this one comes true.<p>Rumors that Mazda is going to bring back the rotary engine are all over the internet, but no matter how much we love the RX-7, we have to be honest with ourselves and admit those rumors are mostly speculation.<p>This latest report obviously still needs to be taken with a …

Scion Is Dead

Toyota's struggling "experimental" division is finally being killed off.<p><i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Rumors have been swirling since late last night that Toyota is set to shut down Scion. The report first broke on Car Buzzard, but R&T spoke to a Toyota insider this morning who confirmed to us it's …

Seven American Cars That Got Good Right Before They Died

Another generation, and who knows how good these cars would have gotten?<p>Another generation, and who knows how good these cars would have gotten?

How New Car Technology Is Forcing Radar Detectors to be More Accurate

Radar signals from vehicle safety systems are confounding detectors, but manufacturers are finding new ways to battle back.<p>When it comes to technology, unintended consequences can really bite.<p>The piece of automotive tech that I rely on most is one that I install myself: an old-school radar …

We're Getting Three More "Fast & Furious" Movies by 2021

Hopefully they'll stop after that.<p>Sure, a lot of Vin Diesel's posts on Instagram are of him shirtless, him exercising, or him exercising while shirtless, but occasionally, he posts other things. Like announcements that the <i>Fast & Furious</i> franchise is far from finished.<p>In an Instagram post today, …

Report: Kia Is Working On a Rear-Wheel Drive BMW 3 Series Rival

Apparently, production is slated to begin in May of 2017.<p>As Hyundai has focused on offering more luxurious vehicles over the past several years, it's made sense that its sister company Kia would move in a sportier direction, but so far that hasn't really happened. Choosing between, say, a Hyundai …

There Was a Secret Pilot for Top Gear USA Nobody Ever Saw

Top Gear script editor Richard Porter dishes on his time working on the series on this week's Smoking Tire Podcast, including the fact that there was a very early pilot for Top Gear USA that didn't take off.<p>If you're a car enthusiast, you're no doubt familiar with the BBC's <i>Top Gear</i>, the comedic …

Watch a Fire-Spitting Ferrari F40 Attack a Japanese Mountain Pass

Turbo lag plus windy mountain roads equal excitement.<p>Picture your perfect drive: there's a decent chance it takes place on a windy mountain with you behind the wheel of a supercar, perhaps a Ferrari F40. That's exactly what happens in this excellent Best MOTORing video and just for fun, they threw …

Jay Leno Thinks the Rezvani Beast Is the Future of Supercars

With 500 hp and a 1600-pound curb weight, it's the berserk alternative to a standard supercar.<p>Most people who are in the market to buy an entry-level supercar choose something kind of predictable from Porsche, or maybe Acura now. At $159,000, the bespoke Rezvani Beast costs slightly less than a …

This grilled cauliflower recipe will actually make you forget about steak

There's no shortage of cauliflower dishes on Los Angeles restaurant menus. Perhaps you've had the cauliflower and raisins at Otium, or the porridge of cauliflower and millet at Odys & Penelope on La Brea Avenue. Or maybe you've had the cauliflower tacos at Colonia Tacos in Whittier.<p>But do you have …