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Scion FR-S Sedan in Toyota's Pipeline

Optional hybrid powertrain could produce 270 hp<p>It is no exaggeration to say that the Scion FR-S / Toyota GT86 has single-handedly succeeded in injecting some sparkle into Toyota‘s lackluster lineup. And according to a source close to Toyota, there’s plenty more where that came from.<p>That’s right …

2014 BMW 4-series / 428i / 435i Convertible

Sunbathing is big business in Bavaria.<p>While the existence of the 4-series convertible is no surprise, the fact that BMW had the audacity to actually go through with calling this breathtaking droptop a 4-series—when the two-door 3-series had cultivated such a fondness among consumers and the media …

Moto Guzzi Nevada Scrambler

A super-stylish Guzzi custom from Italy, the kind you just want to throw a leg over and ride? That must be an Officine Rossopuro bike, right? Well, kind of. This very appealing scrambler built on the Moto Guzzi Nevada platform does indeed come from the Officine Rossopuro workshop—but it’s not …

Filming another episode of On Two Wheels with Ari, this time at the Barber Vintage Festival in Alabama. I wonder what we're up to with those Triumphs...?

Ferruccio Lamborghini's twin-twelve Riva speedboat restored [w/video]

Everyone knows that Lamborghini makes exotic sportscars, but true aficionados are also well versed in the other types of machinery that has worn the Raging Bull emblem. There are the tractors, of course, with which founder Ferruccio got his start, but the company has also marinized its high-revving …

No-Reserve 1970 Dodge Hemi Charger

This 1970 Dodge Charger is said to be one of 17 RT SE Hemi-equipped cars. It’s been restored and is said to have been detailed correctly, and it …

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Google Science Fair Winner Makes Flashlight Powered by Body Heat

Many of us stash a flashlight for emergencies, only to find that when the time comes to use it, the batteries have run out. The problem of how to achieve efficient, lightweight energy storage plagues everything from flashlights to electric cars. But what if you could bypass it altogether? That’s …

Reports Say Tesla Is Developing A Self-Driving Car

With all the buzz over autonomous automobiles these days – among other automakers currently in the race, Nissan recently pledged it would bring a self-driving car of its own to market by decade’s end – it comes as no surprise that high-tech darling Tesla Motors would be working on its own auto …

This Drug Could Help Skin Cancer Patients Survive For Decades

A huge step forward for the long-term survival of those with serious melanoma.<p>Scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston have just concluded a ten-year study on the effects of a drug called ipilimumab on patients with advanced melanoma, a form of skin cancer, and have found that the …

Scientists 3-D Print Tiny Cages That Imprison Bacteria

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have figured out how to make structures – like houses or cages – that are small enough to corral …

LSU Football: Midseason Grades for Players and Coaches

In grading the LSU players and coaches midway through the season, you'll notice a lot of high grades on the offensive side of the football.<p>That's because the offense has carried the Tigers in 2013, and if it not for a return to form against Florida, the defensive grades would have been poor.<p>While …

College Football

Big Ten in the latest polls

Ohio State's national championship hopes received a nice boost in Week 7 even though the Buckeyes didn't play, as Stanford, Georgia and Oklahoma …

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Stanford tumbles in polls

Stanford fell from fifth to 13th in the AP and coaches polls, while UCLA pushed into the top 10.<p>The Bruins moved up to ninth in the AP poll and 10th …

WSJ: Netflix could come to US cable boxes soon, Comcast and Suddenlink in talks

Over the last few years cable providers have begun rolling out cable boxes with extra features and internet hookups, but almost all of them -- even TiVo, when provided by a cable service -- have been missing access to subscription video apps like Netflix. That could change soon according to a <i>Wall</i> …

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No True Scotsman

The “<b>No True Scotsman</b>” is a logical fallacy. It was named by British philosopher Anthony Flew. It works something like this:<p>Hamish McDonald, a …

10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Brains On Breakfast, The Man Who Dances With Light, And More

<b>1. “Why Changing Your Desk Changes The Way You Work”</b> <i><br>Fast Company</i><br>What you’re (literally) working on is really important. We investigate the do’s and don’ts of making your desk the ultimate productivity station.<p><b>2. “How I Taught Steve Jobs To Put Design First”</b> <i><br>Co.Design</i><br>Hartmut Esslinger, founder of …

Bloomberg Says London, Not Silicon Valley, Is New York City's Top Tech Competitor

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he spends more time eyeing London than he does Silicon Valley in the battle to be the champion city for the tech industry.<p>"Our competition is only going to be in other cities that have similar …

Seven Questions to Ask Your Data Geeks

Using data to manage is nothing new. But using big data to manage IS new, offering unprecedented challenges, opportunity, and risk. Senior executives need to learn and learn quickly. They must be prepared to ask penetrating questions when their data scientists bring them a new idea. Those who ask …

Facebook Removing Option To Be Unsearchable By Name, Highlighting Lack Of Universal Privacy Controls

“Who can look up your Timeline by name?” Anyone you haven’t blocked. Facebook is removing this privacy setting, notifying those who had hidden themselves that they’ll be searchable. It deleted the option from those who hadn’t used it in December, and is starting to push everyone to use privacy …

Images to remember - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> here now, some of this week's images to remember.>> that last image is of the new $100 bill that was rolled out this week despite the government shutdown . interesting fact, the last redesign happened in 1996 , the same year as the last government shutdown

Interesting Photo of the Day: Bajau Boy Ready to go Fishing

Among the shores of southeast Asia live an indigenous group of people called the Bajau. They primarily live off the ocean, using small wooden boats …

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