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How A Site That Streams People Playing Video Games Became A Billion Dollar Business

Twitch CEO Emmett Shear wasn't born a leader, he became one almost by accident. And he now runs one of the most valuable video properties on the web, just purchased by Amazon.<p><b>The genesis of Twitch</b>, one of the most popular gaming-related Websites and applications in the world, can be traced to a few …


13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of getting from one …

Ford going bonkers at SEMA with 57 showcars

Ford always shows up in force at the SEMA Show, but this year's tally of 57 custom-tuned cars, trucks and vans is more than we can ever recall the Blue Oval bringing. Ford will introduce 28 of its project vehicles in its "Dreamcase" ahead of next month's show. The first batch of eight you'll find …

1954 Alfa Romeo 1900SS Ghia

Porsche 904

Porsche 904

Porsche 356

1967 L88 Corvette Convertible sells for record $3.2 million [w/video]

The values of collectibles are going up, particularly those of classic cars, the prices paid for which we've seen climb over the years to several millions of dollars, if not (much) more. While many of those high-priced classics have been of the European variety, this past Saturday's Mecum Dallas …

1964 Shelby Cobra

1964 Shelby Cobra

Michael Burtt & Paul Howells -1954 Porsche 356 Pre A No.49 Part 2 - 2013 Silverstone Classic

Gloppy blobfish wins ugliest endangered animal

The public has voted, and the sad-faced blobfish has been declared the ugliest endangered animal on the planet.<p>Some have said the gelatinous deep-sea dweller that can grow up to 12 inches long resembles a mini-Jabba the Hutt. We think it also looks like a gloppy version of the comic strip character …

Hugo Barra Talks About His Future at Xiaomi and Why He Really Left Google

Lauren Goode/ATD Hugo Barra shows me Xiaomi.<p>“First, let’s begin with the name,” said Hugo Barra to me, in his first extended interview since he was …