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5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading-- a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

Literature

Top 10 Review Products-Top 10 Car Vacuums 2016

ElectronicsHome, GardenBeauty, HealthToys, KidsSports, OutdoorsPet Supplies<p>Automotive<p>View <b>2120</b><p>Top 10 Car Vacuums 2016<p>Preserve your car, truck, SUV or …

Elon Musk reveals Tesla’s master plan

Elon Musk plans to steer Tesla towards fully autonomous driving, car sharing, and cargo transport, according to the long awaited blog post on the company’s website. A fully solar power ecosystem driven in-part by SolarCity will help Musk and Co. get there.<p>Musk has been teasing the master plan part …

Tesla

Voice-over actors are talking up the apps that help them get work

Beau Stephenson gets gigs as a voice-over actor in much the same way people order a car on Uber or find a date on Tinder.<p>The 27-year-old Pasadena resident flips on his computer and logs on to an online marketplace that connects voice actors to clients who need them. Profiles are searchable, have …

The 10 Best New Cameras (and the Bags to Carry Them In)

Unless you are a professional photographer or a tourist on the trip of a lifetime, the idea of toting a camera around day-to-day might seem like a foolish waste of precious handbag space. But before you dismiss the freestanding camera as a museum piece, consider this: Not even the most up-to-date …

Seven Months Later: 74k-Mile 1986 Subaru XT Turbo

<b>6/12/2015 Update:</b> Seven months later, this 1986 Subaru XT-Turbo remains for sale by the same seller for the same $5k. He says that the internet fame …

Subaru

Watch a Nissan GT-R run Le Mans in 360-degree video

If you aren't reading this post on your iOS or Android device, or in the Chrome web browser, you're going to want to switch formats. That's because the video above is shot in an interactive, 360-degree format, and it only works on the YouTube app or in Chrome.<p>Got that sorted? Good. What you see …

Sports Cars

Porsche's New Flat Four Turbo Engines Said to be Offered in 1.6, 2.0 and 2.5 Liter Displacements

The new Macan may have the distinction of offering the first four-cylinder engine in Porsche’s range in more than two decades, but the VW …

Porsche mulls flat-8 for Ferrari rival

Our artist's impression of Porsche's planned supercar, which could be powered by a flat-eight unit<p>The rare 914/8 from 1969. The flat-eight engine was …

Make your own memories: one day you’ll be able to replace the bad ones with good ones

Science fiction fantasies such as Total Recall, Blade Runner and Eternal Sunshine could become reality<p>Be careful what you wish for. That’s what Joel, played by Jim Carrey, discovers in Charlie Kaufman’s 2004 film <i>Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind</i>, when he asks a memory-erasure company, Lacuna …

Malcolm Gladwell: One Character Trait That Will Make You Disruptive | Inc.com

When people talk about what it takes to transform a field or a world, they leave out one crucial component, best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell told the audience at the World Business Forum on Tuesday. "What's really behind it?" he said. "What are the preconditions that make that kind of change …

Self-improvement

We Hear: Porsche Flat-4 Details Leaked

Details of Porsche’s new family of horizontally opposed four-cylinder engines have leaked. The F-4 engines will be available in three displacements including 1.6-liter, 2.0-liter, and 2.5-liter variants, <i>CAR</i> reports.<p>According to the report, the new engines will feature turbochargers and direct …

Automotive Design

Investigating the Ferrari Flat 12

The Boxer that isn't technically a Boxer.<p>There was a time when innovation and wild thinking was utilized by manufacturers on their top tear homologation cars to gain a competitive edge. Ferrari, searching for a way to lower the center of gravity on their cars, attempted the long-low-wide method …

Ferrari

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

The Subaru Forester STI tS concept lands in Japan, but its beauty is skin deep

Consider this an open letter to Subaru: People do not buy STIs because they like fancy badges and blue paint. Well, maybe some do, but that’s not why …

Subaru

Intense Subaru Ad Focuses Almost Entirely on One of Its Vehicles Horribly Wrecked in a Crash

And speaking of Subaru, here's another new spot from Carmichael Lynch for the automaker, and it's a whole lot more sobering than that snogging-dogs …

Advertising Industry

2015 Subaru Outback 3.6R First Test

Bigger. Better. Quicker?<p>In our recent test of the all-new 2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i, we found a lot to like about the revamped CUV. We appreciated the Outback’s smoother exterior styling and resistance to trade function for flash. We also liked the way the Outback drives more like a wagon than an …

Subaru

TOTD: What Would You Like to See in Next-Gen Subaru BRZ?

Fuji Heavy Industries president Yasuyuki Yoshinaga confirmed a second-generation Subaru BRZ is in the company’s future. That news puts to rest rumors that the rear-drive sports coupe would be axed after the current iteration due to slow sales. Given that, we want to know what you would like to see …

Nextgen

Limited edition 2015 Subaru BRZ Series.Blue boosts sports coupe profile

When Toyota and Subaru partnered on producing an affordable rear-wheel drive sports coupe, enthusiasts were excited. Take Toyota’s youthful design elements featured in the Scion and pair it with Subaru’s flat-four cylinder Boxer engine and you get an entry-level sports coupe that may attract …

Porsche

The Lessons of ‘Lost’: Understanding the Most Important Network Show of the Past 10 Years

<i>Lost</i> premiered 10 years ago this week. It ended four and a half years ago. And I still miss it like crazy.<p>This doesn’t seem to be a popular opinion …

TV

Anthony Bourdain Has Become The Future Of Cable News, And He Couldn’t Care Less

The host of CNN’s Parts Unknown (starting again on Sunday) wants to make a great show–and challenge some cultural assumptions.<p>“Ready to eat well?” asks Anthony Bourdain.<p>The chef turned TV star is leading the way toward a pair of narrow seats at the New York outpost of a Michelin-rated Tokyo …

New Jersey

The Subaru Levorg Is A Hot Turbocharged Wagon With A Goofy Name

Do you know how we know Subaru loves us? Because instead of taking wagons away from us like other stingy automakers, they're giving us MORE WAGONS. …

The Little-Known Story of How The Shawshank Redemption Became One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time

A dud at the box office when it opened 20 years ago this week, The Shawshank Redemption now perennially tops IMDb’s favorite-movies list—the ultimate in “guy cry” cinema. A story of studio maneuvering, big paychecks deferred, and well-earned roof suds.<p>The odds of a successful jailbreak are never …

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Subaru Plans Plug-In Diesel As Tribeca Successor

There’s a rumor going around Japan that the Subaru Viziv 2 concept car revealed at this year’s Geneva Motor Show previews the next-generation Forester. But our sources point in a different direction.<p>Given that the latest Forester has been on sale barely more than a year, and that the smaller XV …

Autos

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Chris Harris bought a Citroen 2CV

The slowest car Chris Harris has ever tested.<p>A Citroen 2CV. That's what you buy when your day job is driving the wheels off hardware like the McLaren P1, Jaguar F-Type, and Ferrari F12berlinetta.<p>This week, Chris Harris takes a break from driving 1000-hp hypercars to introduce us to his newly …

Jaguar Cars

1/4 Mile Race

<b>2011-05-26 - BMW S1000RR, F800R, R1200GS Adv, M3 & M5</b><p>Which of the current BMWs is faster on the 1/4 mile (ca. 402 meters)? We brought our brand new …