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If Jim Glickenhaus ran Ferrari...

Super-enthusiast shares his ideas on what's best for Maranello.<p>Ferrari CEO Luca De Montezemolo angrily left the company this week. In the wake of that news, super-enthusiast, collector, and now boutique automaker James Glickenhaus took to Facebook with his ideas for how Ferrari could thrive and …

Missouri state troopers take over security in Ferguson

State troopers are taking over security in this St. Louis suburb after days of clashes between local police and protesters.<p>Gov. Jay Nixon said he decided to put the Missouri State Highway Patrol in charge of security because "at this particular point, the attitudes weren't improving, and the blocks …

The US says it finally busted the gang behind the most convincing counterfeit dollars in the world

Last week’s indictment of the alleged ringleaders of one of the most successful counterfeiting operations in US history offers a rare window into the US Secret Service’s far-reaching efforts to combat counterfeit currency.<p>The case centers around a counterfeit $100 bill that’s legendary in law …

The United States is restricting the only visa made for the new world order: the L-1

To be competitive, a company must be able to move talent to where its business is. Otherwise, absent a mobile work corps, today’s global companies would be unable to deliver goods or services on time. The best teams from the biggest companies tend not to all be in one office, let alone one …

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1995 Nissan Skyline GT-R V-Spec

Ode to a Skyline: We test Nissan's wildest car–the Skyline GT-R V-Spec–on its home turf, and get wing clipped, too.<p>From the December 1995 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p><i>Saturday, 9 a.m., Hakone, Japan: After two days of rounding up test cars beneath gray skies, it's our first sunny day. We stop at a Cosmo</i> …

McLaren confirms track-only P1 GTR

A month ago, TopGear.com delivered the news that McLaren was busy creating a track-only version of the P1. Now we can tell you more about it. It’ll be called the P1 GTR, it’ll produce more power, more downforce, more grip and will cost more than double the price of a standard P1.<p>Let’s start with …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

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The Weekly Oil & Gas Follies

<b>The Weekly Oil and Gas Follies – Volume 44, May 5, 2014</b><p><b>In which we drill down into the @GDBlackmon Twitter feed to briefly chronicle the week’s silliness, shenanigans, fake news and real news related to the oil and natural gas industry.</b><p><b>Hmmmm…let’s think now….what is happening in Texas that radical</b> …

Phil Hill pits the Ferrari 288 GTO against the 250 GTO

An F1 champion drives the two GTOs that matter most.<p><i>This text originally appeared in the August 1984 issue of</i> <b>Road & Track Magazine</b><i>.</i><p>Even among the best-remembered names in automo­tive history, a few stand out as truly special. Silver Ghost, XK-120, SSK, Twin-Six and possibly the best known of recent …

Volkswagen Made The World's Most Efficient Car - But Won't Sell It In The United States

The most dangerous thing about Volkswagen’s XL1 is how it affects people <i>outside</i> the car.<p>They take cellphone photos and gesture frantically at highway speeds, looking across the steering wheel at a 90-degree angle from the road in front of them. They jump out in traffic directly in front of the …

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14 Things You Didn't Know About JFK

Fifty years after his death, John F. Kennedy continues to captivate and intrigue the American psyche. While thousands of books have been written …

The 10 Companies Paying Americans The Least: 24/7 Wall Street

24/7 Wall Street: This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages be increased to $15 an hour and the ability to unionize. To no one’s surprise, they didn’t get it. As of 2012, an estimated 4.7% of hourly workers …

Is it right to waste helium on party balloons?

<b>The US has been selling off its helium reserve, established in the 1920s to provide gas for airships - but even so, shortages have been occurring.</b><p>Some scientists believe a finite resource that could one day run out should not be used for party balloons.<p>In the universe as a whole, it is one of the …

Mozilla's Lightbeam for Firefox Add-on Shows How Sites Are Tracking Us

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser, has released an add-on called Lightbeam for Firefox which presents a visualization of your browsing history and analyzes which applications are tracking or monitoring you online and how they are connected.<p>The company had previously released an experimental …

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Cheney swings at Obama, Clinton

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is criticizing the “incompetence” in handling foreign affairs by President Barack Obama’s administration, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.<p>Cheney said Thursday that the president’s handling of the situation in Syria damaged the country’s standing …

What Happens When You Just Give Money To Poor People?

<i>For more of our reporting on this story, please see our work in</i> The New York Times Magazine <i>and on</i> This American Life<i>.</i><p>A couple of months ago, we reported on a charity called GiveDirectly that's trying to help poor people in the developing world in an unusual way: by sending them money with no …

Nissan unveils final version of its electric ZEOD racer headed for Le Mans next year. Just imagine: 185mph down the Mulsanne straight, in total silence… http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/nissan-zeod-rc-nismo-racer-le-mans-2014-2013-10-17

We drive the new Porsche 911 Turbo S – like all the best things in life, likely to turn you blind if you use it too much. Appallingly, brilliantly quick http://www.TOPGEAR.COM/uk/porsche/911-turbo/road-test/s-road-tested

This incredible 1,000bhp one-off Lotec Merc C100 is for sale. Yours for around £1m… http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/lotec-mercedes-benz-c1000-2013-10-17

Finally, we have the McLaren P1's performance figures. Prepare to be impressed… http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/mclaren-p1-stats-2013-10-21

The BMW 2-Series has arrived. Please welcome the Car Formerly Known As The 1-Series Coupe http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/bmw-2-series-pictures-2013-10-24

This is what happens when you stick a Ferrari V8 in a quad bike. We approve http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/how-to-stick-a-ferrari-v8-in-a-quad-bike-2013-10-24

Watch Red Bull race a V8 Supercar against a stunt plane

Because Red Bull.<p>Red Bull Racing is getting amped for the Gold Coast 600 in Australia. The crew recently let V8 Supercars championship leader Jamie Whincup and his racer loose on a deserted beach.<p>He had some company.<p>Watch Whincup race the Red Bull stunt plane in the video below.

BMW R60/2 by Blitz Motorcycles

Blitz Motorcycles have been enjoying a long love affair with old BMW ‘airheads.’ To date, more than a handful of unique (and often eccentric) boxer customs have rolled out of their workshop. One of their earliest builds was ‘Great Escape‘—a murdered out BMW R60/2 that had everyone’s tongues wagging …

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Making 'the best driver's car in the world': A closer look at McLaren's P1 hypercar

McLaren's base of operations for both car development and production lies a few minutes outside of Woking, an unassuming mid-sized town in the middle of the UK. The low-rise, stylish facilities appear from nowhere, and as I sit inside a company car, waiting to get waved through one of many security …