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15 Weird Sex Facts From Around The World

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>Here in the United States in the year 2014, we have a pretty standard set of mating rituals: Mill around a bar looking for …

United States

The World of Japanese Vending Machines

For decades now, Japanese vending machines have served up an array of interesting, mundane, and useful things. Things like manga. Or bread in a can. …

Japan

Associated Press News

Saleen-Tuned Tesla Model S in the Works

The Tesla Model S is one of the fastest American-made sedans we’ve ever tested. Famed Mustang tuners Saleen want to make one even faster. After announcing late last year that it’d be building its first electric car in the New Year, the tuner announced this week that it’ll building the Saleen Tesla …

Tesla

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

Acura Hot, Scion Not, In J.D. Power Website Study

Good news for Acura and not-so-good news for Scion, Toyota and Lexus in the latest J.D. Power Manufacturer Website Evaluation Study, which looks at consumer ratings for, you guessed it, auto manufacturer websites.<p>Arianne Walker, senior director, automotive media and marketing at J.D. Power, said …

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Art

Good Riddance: 9 Cars That Deservedly Got the Ax in 2013

Let's be blunt: Some cars deserve to die. And for these vehicles, the time is right nowthey're getting the ax as part of the 2013/14 model changeover. Want one of 'em anyway? Well, root around, pal, because somewhere there's a dealer who will kiss y<p>Let's be blunt: Some cars deserve to die. And for …

German president boycotts Sochi Winter Olympics

Joachim Gauck is first major political figure to boycott Games, understood to be in response to Russia's rights violations<p>The German president has become the first major political figure to boycott the Sochi Winter Olympics in February. According to German weekly Der Spiegel, Joachim Gauck last …

Lexus LFA Proves Its Still Got It On World's Fastest Car Show

You’ll never believe certain mystical creatures exist until you see them, and the Lexus LFA is the automotive equivalent of such things, considering there are only 500 units in the world. Although the LFA ceased production earlier this year, the Japanese giant is still very relevant today, as …

Sports Cars

What can Shell V-Power actually do for your car?

Is it worth buying the high-end fuel for your car? Do you need to buy it all the time, or does now and then help too? We got a few answers from Shell.<p>…

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Western Australia

This Alien Hearing Is the Best Thing Congress Has Done in Months

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The House science committee carved out two hours of time on Wednesday to discuss the search for …

Paul Walker dead at 40: Tyrese Gibson breaks down at memorial site

"Fast & Furious" actor Tyrese Gibson joined several fans for a tearful memorial at the crash site where his co-star Paul Walker was killed.<p>Gibson, …

Tyrese Gibson

Best in Show: Our Favorites From the 2013 L.A. Auto Show

What was once a relatively small-potatoes event on the international auto show circuit now plays host to a number of major debuts, and we were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new sheetmetal. This year, a wide array of concept and production vehicles …

Jaguar Cars

Actor Paul Walker, Star of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Films, Dies In Car Crash

Actor Paul Walker, 40, died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon in Southern California.<p>Paul Walker, the blond-haired, blue-eyed actor best known for …

Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed

The man who painted the Mona Lisa, and was the first to sketch out the helicopter and the submarine, also dabbled in music. So here's the question: What musical instrument did Leonardo da Vinci design?<p>There isn't an easy answer. His 15th-century sketches indicate something between a harpsichord and …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

Books

This former outlaw racer now develops cop-evading tech

The last Banzai runner.<p>Once an outlaw freeway racer, Phil Henry created the electronic tools to seek, locate, and outwit speed cops. His stealth Dodge Challenger is proof that old habits die hard.<p>Even at 72, Phil Henry still loves the sound of air being sucked into carburetors at high speed, …

Die Hard

Walmart’s Black Thanksgiving Woes

Employees forced to work on ‘Black Thursday’ for low wages aren’t the only ones having a grim holiday—Walmart’s miserly ways are part of the downward …

Man sells testicle to buy Nissan 370Z

We aren't entirely sure what's stranger about this story - that a man actually sold a vital piece of his manhood for a car, or that he did it for a Nissan 370Z. That's not to discredit the trusty Fairlady, a car we generally like, but that if we were to do what Mark Parisi did and sell one of his …

These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

The 15 Grossest Beauty Habits People Do In Public

We all have gross, embarrassing beauty habits, and that's OK.<p>It's one thing to do these things in the privacy of your own home, but it's quite another to subject onlookers to your unsavory, borderline obsessive nail grooming habits or your method of dry skin removal. And we have had enough. Here …

Thursday-Night Openings Spark Brawls at Stores

Black Friday, usually the biggest shopping day of the year, came a day earlier this year as several large chains opened their doors on Thanksgiving …

Cyber Monday 2013 Sales On Clothing And Beauty Products Are Fairly Epic

Plan on skipping Black Friday for the much saner option of Cyber Monday? We (and millions more) are with you. So we've rounded up the best deals for online shopping on this new, wonderful holiday -- start bookmarking these websites for the feeding frenzy next week.<p><b>AllSaints:</b> Take 20 percent off …

Kanye West Takes Aim at Louis Vuitton, Nike, Hedi Slimane, and... Lenny Kravitz

Photo: Jennifer Leigh Aschoff<p>It's tough to keep up with who Kanye West is fighting with. First it was Jimmy Kimmel, and then it was Zappos, and now it's Louis Vuitton, Nike, Hedi Slimane, and, wait for it, Lenny Kravitz. Really.<p>Let's take a closer look:<p>According to Kanye, when the vice president of …

America's Longest Married Couple Offer Their Secrets For Lasting Love

Photo: via The Betar Family/WFSB<p>The most life-affirming story of the week comes courtesy of John and Ann Betar, the longest married American couple. …

30 DIY Sharpie Projects You Have to Try

You’re about to be drawn into the world of everyone’s favorite permanent marker: Sharpies! And what’s not to love about ‘em? From the variety of bold bright colors to the nearly hundreds of ways to use them to make your world a more wonderful place, Sharpies are the go-to instrument for upgrading …

I Hated Lululemon Before It Was Trendy

I hate Lululemon.<p>Everything about that brand makes me want to knock down an end-aisle display of Vitamin Water with my yoga mat.<p>The name bothers me. The price bothers me. How great they make the asses of women half my age bothers me. Their cult-like following of Lulu Lemmings bothers me.<p>It's the …

Lululemon Athletica