Jason MacFarland

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Shining a Light (and Lots of Color) on Previously Invisible Wi-Fi Signals

Since the dawn of the radio, over a century ago, there has been buzz about the invisible rays that make our tech go 'round... and what they're doing …

This Is The Skinniest House You'll Ever See

This London home gives new meaning to close quarters<p>This shot of London's "Thin Home" was captured by blogger Hedvig Sagfjord Opshaug.<p>The unique home can be found on Thurloe Square in Knightsbridge, London. When approached from the west, the entire house appears to be only 7-feet wide, but its …

Designing a Small and Glamorous Guest Bathroom

Amy Meier explains how she decorated a compact guest bathroom in Coronado, California, with rich materials and textures.<p><b>Christine Pittel: What is that gorgeous striated stone on the walls?</b><p><b>Amy Meier:</b> It's not stone. It's wallpaper. This house is on Coronado Island, opposite San Diego, and the beach …

Small Spaces

Corvette Z06 fights Lamborghini, Ferrari with 650 horsepower

General Motors' new Chevrolet Corvette Z06, expected to go on sale early next year, will produce 650 horsepower from its 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine, the automaker announced Friday.<p>When the Z06 was first unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January, GM (GM) would only say that its engine would …

Ford may make cars out of Heinz ketchup

Get ready for the tomato-mobile.<p>Ford and Heinz are looking at ways to make car parts out of ketchup by-products, the automaker announced Tuesday.<p>Heinz uses more than two million tons of tomatoes every year and produces a lot of waste from the peels, stems and seeds.<p>The by-products are shipped to …

McLaren 650S: A supercar for real driving

#ferrari #250 #gt #california and a #ferrari #330 #gtc

BMW i8 - Lots of geeky fun

When I was a kid and I imagined what cars would look like around 2014, I imagined something like the BMW i8. Except even my imagination wasn't this cool.<p>Long and low, the i8 has a recessed air scoop carved out of its hood and, on the sides, twin pairs of fins meet at right angles to create a air …

Peter Valdes-Dapena on Twitter: "Out shooting video with the @Jaguar XJR. Luxury with a nice growl http://t.co/BUh3gvq9AO"

Alfa Romeo 4C - Italian with attitude

The Alfa Romeo 4C is, without question, the worst car I've ever loved.<p>I spent a full day driving it until, literally, my butt was sore. Along the way, I racked up a list of complaints that grew by the mile. But when I woke up the next morning I wanted to go drive it some more.<p>It was noisy, like …

America's most powerful cars

There's a new horsepower war in America. Every couple months, it seems, one or another of Detroit-area automakers has an announcement about a car that cranks out as much horsepower as what you'd get from three or four practical family sedans put together.<p>A perfect example of this trend is the Dodge …

Limited-edition Volvo S60 Polestar priced at $59,300*, V60 at $60,900*

You saw their US reveal at this year's Chicago Auto Show and read our driving impressions from Sweden. Now, if you act fast, you can actually own one of the very limited 2015.5 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar models coming to the United States. The order page for these slick Swedes is now online, but …

Gen Y car shoppers overtake Gen X buyers, still trail boomers

Generation Y has overtaken Generation X among car shoppers, according to a new report on US retail vehicle sales from J.D. Power.<p>Through 2014, Generation Y, or those born between 1977 and 1994, make up 26 percent of new retail sales compared to 24 percent of Gen X, or those born between 1965 and …

Infiniti Q50 Eau Rouge Concept

Build it, please.<p>“We want to know what you think,” said the polite fellows in custody of Infiniti’s recently completed—and only—Q50 Eau Rouge prototype. This is very flattering to a writer, the implication that my opinion might be relevant to some important decisions in, say, the final suspension …

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Rumored to Come With Exynos 5433 Processor and 12MP Camera

Not too long ago, we heard that Samsung Galaxy Alpha will see the daylight on August 13th, and will feature a different design with a metal frame and …

These Morphing eBay Motors GIFs of Iconic Cars Are Rad

Ever wish you could see some of the most iconic cars extant morph through their generations into what they’ve become today? eBay Motors has created a series of GIFs that do just that, and they’re great. Dubbed Visual Car Evolution, the animations show the evolution of the BMW 3-series, Chevrolet …

Owners of Suburban Chicago Home Make Centuries-Old Discovery in Their Yard — Now Archeologists Are at the Scene

A team of archeologists have flooded a suburban home in Chicago after the homeowners made a centuries-old discovery in his yard.<p>According to WBBM-TV, the homeowners— who purchased the property in the 1970s — unearthed several 19th century graves in 2001.<p>Archeologists are at the scene of a Suburban …

Edmunds.com tests Tesla, with mixed results

The automotive research company Edmunds.com took a long drive in a Tesla Model S, and has given the electric sedan a decidedly mixed review.<p>------------<p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>An earlier version of this post said Edmunds reported that on three occasions the drivers testing the Tesla experienced a "car died …

Why Microsoft And Google Are Backing The 22-Year-Old 'Italian Zuckerberg'

Soon every major Italian news outlet wanted to cover the kid who'd started a professional networking website called Egomnia. Their interest, along with that of national politicians and business executives, expressed the hope that this young entrepreneur could become Italy's version of an American …

Wade knew on flight with LeBron he was headed back to Cleveland

Heat guard knew it was an end of an era on a flight back to Miami, despite James not telling him until the next day.<p><b>Offseason: Free Agency | Latest</b> …

Independents of Speed, European: Alois Ruf – Interview

<b>Age:</b> 64<p><b>Hometown:</b> Pfaffenhausen, Germany<p><b>Company:</b> RUF Automobile GmbH; employs 65 people in the same small town 60 miles west of Munich where Alois Ruf Sr. started his service centre, AUTO RUF, in 1939.<p><b>Past project:</b> The famous CTR (Group C Turbo RUF) “Yellowbird” used a narrow Carrera 3.2 body and a …