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Drinking Milk Is Linked to Parkinson’s Disease: Study

Studies have found a connection between the consumption of dairy products and a higher risk of developing Parkinson disease, the neurodegenerative …

This Iconic California Drought Photo Is Pretty Personal for Me

If you've seen any photos of the current California drought, you've probably seen some variation on these striking before-and-after images of this …

Water

Subaru STI Concept BRZ - The Official Photos

Subaru calls this the "STI Performance Concept", but we call it a BRZ wearing a whole ton of JDM goodies.<p>Subaru calls this the "STI Performance Concept", but we call it a BRZ wearing a whole ton of JDM goodies.

Jeremy Clarkson made Top Gear, then damned it

Top Gear is as dead as disco and TVR sports cars—thanks to the guy who made it great.<p>It's almost not fair that Jeremy Clarkson, the man who grabbed an unassuming little motoring show by the scruff of the neck and turned it into a genre-defying entertainment empire through sheer passion, raw force …

The Best American Winter Road Trips

Unleash your inner Norse god while driving one of these scenic winter routes.<p>On the spectrometer of thrills, winter driving lies somewhere between utilitarian necessity and white-knuckle extreme sport. But now that gas is affordable and holiday lights are twinkling from the East Coast to L.A., it’s …

Hiking

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014: 'Snowpiercer,' 'Begin Again,' 'The Immigrant,' and More

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

How Electric Superchargers Went from Fantasy to Feasibility

Until recently, electric superchargers may as well have been perpetual motion machines. Thanks to motorsport and advancement in power storage technologies, they're now close to hitting the road.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Chris Philpot)</i><p>Until recently, electric superchargers might as well have been perpetual …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

Review: Salewa Ramble

When it comes to traveling, footwear is my Achilles heel. I’m usually heading off to a place where winter boots or lug-toed hiking shoes are a …

How to Brew Coffee: 8 Step-by-Step Videos from Stumptown Coffee & Bon Appétit

We got a major lesson on how to brew coffee—eight different ways—with these videos from java experts Stumptown Coffee Roasters<p>Coffee. Any way you look at it, it's become way easier to get a decent cup in the past decade or so. The rise of good coffee (and the attendant coffee nerdery) has made us …

Coffee

Honda CB360 by Federal Moto

I must confess, I get excited every time a ‘budget build’ from a professional outfit lands in my inbox. The true masters are those that can do the most with the least—finding innovative ways to build bikes that are humble in price without sacrificing an iota of aesthetic prowess.<p>This sharp little …

Motorcycles

Visiting California's Wine Country

Vineyards never feel very far away in California, where world-beating wines await. With a broad variety of heirloom and imported varietals that are true expressions of this vibrant, varied landscape, there is no time like the present to wine-taste across California.<p>Idyllic Fall Day in the Napa …

America's best craft breweries

It wasn't long ago when the American beer market was dominated by a handful of acrid, factory-produced brews that bore only a passing resemblance to what those in other climes called 'beer'. Thankfully, those days of choking down foul-tasting swill are long gone, with an explosion of microbreweries …

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

In New Altima Campaign, Nissan Bets Performance Still Matters

In its new “Ride of Your Life” campaign for Altima, Nissan is roaring an answer to questions such as: Do American consumers really care about “performance” any more? In a market increasingly focused on fuel efficiency, “green” chops, digital connectivity and occasionally stylish design, do enough …

10 Discontinued Cars We're Going to Miss

Last week we looked at cars that deservedly got the ax in 2013. This week we'll be a lot kinder because we're looking at the models that are disappearing altogether or making way for generation 2014, but that we'd love to have in our garage.

ZTE Nubia 5 (unlocked) review: Solid unlocked value, but lacks LTE - CNET

MSRP: $449.99<p><b>The Good</b> The competitively priced <b>ZTE Nubia 5</b> has a polished design, a sharp camera, and a crisp 1080p screen.<p><b>The Bad</b> The handset lacks LTE and storage gluttons won't dig the device's lack of expandable memory.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Although it doesn't have LTE, the ZTE Nubia 5's impressive …

Phones

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

BaT Exclusive: Ridiculously Clean 1988 BMW E30 M3

<b>8/13/2013 Update:</b> This BMW has been sold.<p><b>From 8/6/2013:</b><p>This 1988 BMW M3 (Chassis WBSAK0306J2196244) is a professionally built street/show/race/track …

The Five Coolest Production Subarus of All Time – Feature

Subaru—both the name and the company—has been around for decades, but it’s slightly outlasted by its parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries, which is celebrating 60 years of business. Created from the pieces of several Japanese companies that survived World War II, Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI) …

Subaru

Freebie Friday: A strategy game and a video converter

Money? You don't need no stinkin' money to get today's deals. And the game is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux!<p>Happy Friday! I'm ready for a weekend like you wouldn't believe. Pass the mojitos!<p>And is there any better way to start your weekend than with free stuff? I've got two pretty darn …

2014 Audi RS7

The Audi A7 in its most awesome form.<p>Yes, it’s real. The engineers at Quattro in Neckarsulm, Germany, have slotted a ridiculously powerful, twin-turbocharged V-8 into the Audi A7 and birthed nothing less than a five-door supercar. That model, the RS7, will bully its way onto American shores later …

Sebastien Loeb demolishes Pikes Peak record with an 8:13.878 [UPDATE: w/video]

Normally we'd wait for a recap to do this but the news is just too big. Everyone knew Peugeot and Sébastien Loeb came to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to do something impressive, but taking one minute and 33 seconds off last year's record is unprecedented. Rhys Millen set the time to beat …

O'ahu's Top Scenic Drives

The island of Oʻahu offers much more for adventurous travellers than just the historic streets of Honolulu and Waikiki's beach resorts. Hitting the island’s roads allows you full licence to check out some of Hawai‘i's most spectacular scenic drives. Along the way, you’ll see everything from …