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2016 game release-date calendar

It’s hard to keep track of everything in your life like doctors appointments, anniversaries, and birth days. But, most importantly, you need to know when new video games are coming out. Let us help.<p>This is where we’ll keep track of every game coming out in 2016. We’ll update this post as needed. If …

Ford Fusion Reviews | Ford Fusion Price, Photos, and Specs

Among the Ford Fusion hybrid’s biggest changes for 2017—besides a mild cosmetic update—was the addition of a new range-topping, luxurious Platinum trim level. That version elevates the car to a new level with the inclusion of a special leather interior and practically every option available on …

General Motors Encouraging People to Hack Its Cars

The increasing presence of connected tech in modern cars is forcing automakers to deal with problems they’ve never experienced before, like cybersecurity. This summer, car hacking came to the fore with a report in <i>Wired</i> about two cybersecurity researchers who managed to remotely hack a Jeep …

Infiniti Q60 Reviews | Infiniti Q60 Price, Photos, and Specs

Infiniti’s television spot for its Q60 coupe features Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow in <i>Game of Thrones</i>, speeding through clichéd car-commercial corners as he recites William Blake with well-practiced intensity. It is an outstanding piece of highbrow marketing, clever and literate where so much …

Audi's Previews Next-Gen A8's Autonomous-Driving Tech in New Concept

Traditionally outsold by the Mercedes-Benz S-class and the BMW 7-series, it seems Audi may counter slow sales of its A8 flagship by making the next generation of the car drive itself out of showrooms. Due on sale in Europe next year, the fourth-generation A8 will deliver Audi’s version of what it …

Report: A New Dodge Viper Is a Possibility

We were incredibly saddened to learn that the Dodge Viper would end production in 2017. Even more so than the Corvette, the Viper is arguably the last great American sports car, raising a proud middle finger to anyone or anything that questions its brashness. Despite that, it’s never been a sales …

Mercedes-AMG SLC43 Reviews | Mercedes-AMG SLC43 Price, Photos, and Specs

Starting with the 2017 model year, the naturally aspirated V-8 will be dead at Mercedes. You’ll need to grab a 2016 SLK55 AMG to savor a turbo-free Benz eight-pot; that two-seater’s exclusive M152 5.5-liter V-8 makes that car an absolute hoot and, of course, sounds fantastic. The 2017 Mercedes-AMG …

The 12 Cars You Must See from the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

12 Things to Know About Chevrolet’s $30,000 Bolt EV

Nissan Adding New Compact Crossover, or Maybe Two, to U.S. Lineup

As Nissan comes off a record year for U.S. sales, executives want to add one—or maybe two—new compact crossovers to the U.S. lineup.<p>Without naming specific vehicles or giving launch dates, Pierre Loing, Nissan’s vice president of product strategy, told us the company was looking at smaller …

Koenigsegg's Camshaft-Free Engine Explained, Watch It in Action

Suck, squeeze, bang, blow. These are the four strokes of the reciprocating, internal-combustion engine (ICE) that Nikolaus Otto patented in the 19th century. The action of the intake valves that allow an engine to breathe and the exhaust valves that let it expel spent gases were, until very …

GM Opens Used Auction Vehicles for Public Sale

Unless you’re a registered dealer, you’re not allowed inside most used-car auctions, where a couple hundred thousand vehicles trade hands every week. But starting next month, General Motors will offer ordinary car-buying Americans their first peek at its private stash, named the “Factory Pre-Owned …

Cadillac's Semi-Autonomous SuperCruise Won't Arrive Until 2017

Those of you eager to experience The Future, in the form of Super Cruise, GM’s hands-free semi-autonomous cruise control, will have to wait a little longer than you might have expected. The feature, which debuts on the Cadillac CT6 and which was expected to arrive this year, won’t be offered until …

Which Vehicle Models Get Fitted With the Most Options? – Feature

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 4MATIC<p>From the February 2016 issue<p>When Mercedes-Benz brought out the CLA compact sedan for 2014, the company made a lot of fuss about how buyers could now get a sparkly new Mercedes for less than $30,000!* (*Not including the destination and delivery charge, natch.)

Chicken Breasts with Lime Sauce Recipe

"Thin, breaded chicken breasts topped with a flavorful lime-butter sauce. Pounding the breasts doesn't take long and the resulting tender chicken is …

Head transplant carried out on monkey, claims maverick surgeon

<i>Scroll down to see this image. Some readers may find it upsetting</i><p>The head transplant juggernaut rolls on. Last year, maverick surgeon Sergio Canavero …

Hot Breakfast: Bananas Foster Peanut Butter Oatmeal

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I don't know if that's true or not, because I almost never eat it. Not because I don't like it, and not because I don't need it—most of the time, I'm …

Physics Girl Combines Magnetic Ferrofluid & Glow Sticks for Some Strange, Beautiful Science

<i>Physics Girl</i> host Dianna Cowern combines magnetic ferrofluid and glow sticks for some strange, beautiful science in a recent episode of her PBS …

Stephen Hawking thinks it’s time to ditch this dying planet

The list of things Stephen Hawking is known for is pretty long. He’s a world renowned physicist and cosmologist who has done groundbreaking work on …

Have scientists really found something tougher than nature's invincible material?

There are several ways of measuring hardness but typically an instrument is used to make a dent in the material's surface. The ratio between the …

Learning to Cook Again, Starting with Soft Scrambled Eggs

2015 was not my best year. I spent most of it confused, sad, heartbroken, and not cooking at all. Last year was turbulent, to say the least, and resulted in some big life changes: I'm no longer married, and I'm living alone (for the first time in eight years).<p>It took some time to adjust, and now …

Mario Maker Level Named After 'Unsolvable' Math Problem Lives Up To Its Name

I’ve watched a <i>Super Mario Maker</i> player by the name of ReflectivistFox play through a stage called Fermat’s Last Theorem twice now. It takes nearly …

Here comes Xbox One’s first big update for 2016

Microsoft’s first Xbox One update of 2016 will ramp up the console’s social cred, but one of the most hotly-anticipated features will have to wait. …

Humanizing the Real Estate Monster

Buying a house is <i>tough</i>. Coming up with enough money is a major issue, and once you do, it’s still way more complicated than you would expect. Around …

Should I take out student loans to pay for my Canadian education?

<i>Welcome to Ask the Bills, where every two weeks Helaine Olen answers readers’ questions about their most nagging personal finance and financial</i> …

Best Money Tips: 15 Best Apps for Savings on Dining Out

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found a list of the best apps for saving money when you’re dining out, how to clean …

Does this cat look like Adam Driver or what?

A new Internet-famous cat is gaining notoriety for his mug — but not because he's particularly grumpy or angry.<p>Rather, this cat, spotted at the Monmouth County SPCA in New Jersey, was photographed by a New York writer who suggested that the feline strongly resembled Adam Driver, an actor famous for …