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The FINA '97 McLaren F1 GTR Longtail is going up for sale

An analog icon in its most evolved form.<p>Gordon Murray didn't want to build this car.<p>In the mind of McLaren's ace designer, if he had wanted to build a racing car, he would have done so from the get-go. The original goal of the F1 was quite the opposite: Build the world's best designated road car …

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Lil’ Wayne Opens Up on Prison Life, Family, and Retirement Plans with Katie Couric

The season premiere of Katie Couric’s <i>Katie</i> talkshow will debut on Monday. Kicking off the second season is Lil’ Wayne, who sits down with the …

The 1 percent played Tea Party for suckers

When the super-rich feel threatened, they foment grass-roots uprising on their behalf. Here’s why it always works<p>Isaac William Martin<p>September 7, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rich People’s Movements: Grass-roots Campaigns to Untax the 1 Percent”<p>On Election Day, November 2, 2010, more than eight …

10 weirdest right-wing Christian conspiracy theories

<b>Pat Robertson (Reuters/Brian Snyder)</b><p>Fundamentalist Christianity is crawling with conspiracy theories, urban legends, and just plain bizarre beliefs<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>September 5, 2013 5:28pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>For the Christian right, having a “faith-based” worldview …

The Bidding War for Hulu Is Heating Up

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The premium video streaming service Hulu is up for sale but no one wants to pay what it's worth. The …

Eric Schmidt 'perplexed' by UK tax controversy, says Google pays all legally required taxes

Google has recently come under fire in the UK for alleged tax avoidance — last November, UK legislators talked to high-level executives about an apparent discrepancy between Google's global profits and their UK income taxes, and it was reported last week that a former executive has evidence of …

The After Math: An Xbox One special

<i>Welcome to</i> <i>The After Math</i><i>, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages.</i><p>We doubt you missed it, but Microsoft unveiled its new games console this week, and it even showed off some Xbox One hardware to prove it. While the new name is offering …

Microsoft aiming for 1bn next-gen console sales

<b>It might be a little early for Microsoft to call the Xbox One a commercial success just yet, but the company is certainly feeling bullish about its</b> …

Microsoft files dispute to claim Xbox One domain names

Microsoft filed a claim dispute against a resident in the United Kingdom over the domain names XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net, according to the National Arbitration Forum's database.<p>The National Arbitration Forum helps resolve disputes as an alternative to litigation, according to its website. …

The Five Biggest Problems With The Xbox One

<i>From concerns over used games to questions about an always-online requirement, the Xbox One is growing more controversial by the day.</i><p>Sony’s PS4 reveal was met with mixed reactions by most gamers. This was largely due to the system’s mixed-bag debut—some things were good, some bad, but mostly it was …