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Meet ESP32, New Big Brother to IoT Board ESP8266

The ESP8266 chip, and the boards based around it, have been the new hot new thing this past year. Overnight it became — almost by stealth — one of the leading platforms for the Internet of Things. This runaway success quickly gathered a community, and it’s possible Espressif Systems may repeat that …

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George Barris, Legendary Car Customizer and Batmobile Designer, Is Dead at 89

One of the original hot rodders and Hollywood's go-to car builder, Barris leaves behind an unmatched legacy in the automotive world.<p>George Barris, the California car customizer and hot rodder who went on to build some of the most iconic cars of TV and film history, died today. He was 89 years …

Batmobile

Official: Lamborghini Huracan by xXx Performance

With 610 hp on tap, a 7-speed dual clutch transmission and all-wheel drive, the Lamborghini Huracan is an absolutely ferocious performance machine. …

Condor: the other boxer motorcycle

Unless you’re a military enthusiast or a Swiss army conscript, you probably haven’t heard of Condor-Werke AG.<p>It’s one of Europe’s sleeper marques, and started building motorcycles for the Swiss military in 1893. (Yes, that’s a year before Hildebrand & Wolfmüller launched the first true production …

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Blacker than black: Rough Crafts' Dyna Fat Bob

Winston Yeh has an uncanny talent: he builds custom Harleys that excite people who don’t normally like Harleys. Operating as Rough Crafts out of Taipei, Taiwan, his creations are lean and brooding—with impeccable finishes.<p>In short, the man has great taste, as is evident by his latest build. “Dyna …

Playing Hookie: Nico Mueller's killer CB750

It takes more than a run-of-the-mill Honda CB750 to get our attention these days, but this low-slung <i>speziall</i> from Germany is very special indeed. The stance is spot on, the lines flow with purpose, and the finish is stark and beautiful.<p>It’s the sixth build from Dresden-based Hookie Co., the …

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This Artist Will Spend a Month in Virtual Reality Living As Someone Else

Mark Farid calls his 28-day project "Seeing I."<p>Artist Mark Farid is ready to step into the future—a future that looks like equal parts <i>Being John Malkovich</i> and <i>Lawnmower Man</i>. He plans to live in virtual reality for 28 days, experiencing life as somebody else.<p>His project "Seeing I" will involve a …

Wedge of Tomorrow: 20 of the Greatest Sports Cars of the '70s and '80s

The soft, gentle and voluptuous curves of traditional automotive design made a radical right turn in the late 1960s, when cars like the Alfa Romeo 33 Carabo concept by Bertone introduced the rising wedge line. The look was futuristic, cool, and first embraced by a handful of production Italian …

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Say Hello to the USS North Dakota, America's Newest Attack Sub

After five years of construction, the newest submarine in the US fleet is ready to set sail. But this <i>Virginia</i>-class sub is not like the others—it's …

How to fix Facebook's News Feed

Facebook’s News Feed is broken! Facebook is only showing me stupid stuff! My News Feed is boring! Facebook is lame! The News Feed is useless!<p>If any of those exclamations sound familiar, this quick guide is for you and your friends. Most articles about “fixing” and “improving” the News Feed focus on …

Elon Musk warns against unleashing artificial intelligence 'demon'

Elon Musk has met a technology he doesn't like.<p>Musk, who promises to take humans to new heights with space and battery technologies, was especially grounded in his latest caution on artificial intelligence.<p>Elon Musk<p>He told an audience at MIT on Friday that "we should be very careful about …

12 moments in the keyboard's history

At some point in the day, we all smash our fingers against some form of keyboard -- whether it's of the physical or virtual variety. In this week's <i>Rewind,</i> we take a look at how the keyboard's grown beyond its humble typewriter beginnings and taken on a life of its own.<p>Gallery: 12 moments in the …

Brougham: A Cadillac-inspired Softail

In the Hollywood of the late 1950s, if your name was Clark or Frank and you wanted to make a splash, you bought a Cadillac Eldorado. And not just any Eldorado: it had to be the exclusive, hand-built Brougham.<p>From the quad headlights to the outrageous tail fins, the Brougham just oozed style—and …

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Powerful New Microscope Allows Scientists To View The World Like Never Before

You've never seen cells up-close quite like this.<p>Developed at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, a powerful new microscope can record the activity of living cells, molecules, and embryos in 3D and in real-time. Just check out the video above that shows a HeLa cell dividing, and prepare for your mind …

Pot playing little role in tight Colorado contests

DENVER (AP) — Colorado has seen feisty debates this fall, with candidates in close races for governor, Senate and the U.S. House arguing over …

The 100 Hottest Cars of All Time

The only hard requirement for making the cut: At least one fully drivable example had to have actually been created.<p>The only hard requirement for making the cut: At least one fully drivable example had to have actually been created.

The Tech That Drives The New Tesla Model S, Explained

Last night, Elon Musk took the wraps off the new Tesla Model S. Dual motors and all-wheel drive don't just make it faster, a new sensor array will …

How much monetary damage did Calvin cause in Calvin & Hobbes?

Calvin and Hobbes made a lot of mischief during their decade-long run—but just how much damage did they <i>actually</i> do? One intrepid superfan went …

Timeline: The Evolution Of Sneakers

Footwear has come a long way since 40,000 years ago.<p>There’s not a lot of wonder attached to the average sneaker, but imagine life without it. That’s the job of Steven Johnson. He hosts the show <i>How We Got to Now</i>, premiering on PBS and BBC Two on October 15. Johnson traces how mundane discoveries …

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All about your phone's developer options

There's more there than USB debugging<p>Hidden in the settings on your phone, (really, they are hidden by default) are settings used for debugging and …

Debugging

A Teenage Hacker Ring Stole $100 Million in Army and Xbox Tech

The U.S. Department of Justice just charged a group of four young hackers with a doozie of a crime. They're accused of breaking into both Microsoft …

No Internet? No problem. Cosmos for Android displays sites over SMS texting

Especially in emerging markets, an Internet connection can be hard to find. As such, the Cosmos Browser for Android is nothing short of a miracle, as …

A Motorcycle, Mercedes and Audi All Went Through the Intersection at the Same Time — the Result Was Stunning

It is unclear who was in the wrong in this video of a dangerous-looking accident, but what is clear is that two cars turning left and a motorcycle going perpendicular to them all felt they were in the right of way at the time.<p>According to a dashcam video taken in late August and posted on YouTube …

Scientists Discover Dozens of Monuments Hidden Below Stonehenge

This field of ancient stones may be more complex than initially believed.<p>Scientists have new evidence that there is more to Stonehenge—the ancient rock formations that stand alone in a field in Wiltshire, England—than meets the eye.<p>Based on cutting edge digital mapping technology, researchers at …