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Doctor accused of fraud and misdiagnosing patients to fund 'opulent lifestyle'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Maria Zapata went to see Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada a little more than five years ago because one of her knees was bothering her. The rheumatologist told her that she had arthritis and that he'd give her injections "to strengthen the cartilage" in her knee, she said.<p>Her husband asked, "Why …

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Qiantu K50 Event, China's Bugatti Veyron, and 11 More Strange Car Knockoffs

<b>Photo credit</b>: Car News China<p>Weighing in at 3,714-pounds, the Qiantu K50 Event is officially China's first supercar, and is most certainly Bugatti …

We Took Apart Some Beats Headphones and Here's What We Found

<i>This post was co-authored with Avery Louie.</i><p>It's nearly impossible to be on a train, fly on a plane or walk down the street without spotting the iconic "b" logo. Beats has been extremely successful in marketing its headphones and now enjoys large market appeal. But with a sky-high retail price of …

Shenanigans in Engineering: Audi Builds Six-Door, Drop-Top A3

Audi launched the A3 for the 2015 model year with a variety of variants, including a diesel and PHEV model. But what it didn’t launch is a six-door, eight-passenger version. The automaker released photos on its Facebook page showing the latest one-off variant, which reminds us of a drop-top …

Dodge Barracuda Convertible and New Charger Sedan Coming Soon

Apparently, the two new cars will share parts with the Alfa Romeo Giulia.<p>Fiat-Chrysler's dealer meeting in Las Vegas has turned up a lot of news, some of which we saw coming and some of which we didn't. Among the drool-worthy tidbits are those pertaining to Dodge, and what's to become of its …

1993 Porsche 968 Cabriolet 6-Speed

This 1993 Porsche 968 Cabriolet is one of 358 built for the US market that year, with only around 14 produced in this factory optional Oak Green. 83k …

Watch This Dreamliner Go Vertical After Takeoff

Showoffs<p>Airliners aren’t supposed to go vertical. Boeing’s 787-9 Dreamliner is the latest in the aviation giant’s modern airliner series, and Boeing is eager to show the plane off at next week’s Paris Air Show. So eager, in fact, that video of the Dreamliner’s practice flight is sweeping through …

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Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupe: It's a "Coupe" Version of the GLK Replacement

The BMW X4 is about to get some company.<p>Mercedes-Benz is calling the Concept GLC Coupe a “near-production-standard study,” but you can call it the GLC coupe with snazzy wheels. Just as Mercedes debuted the fastback “coupe” version of the bigger GLE-class before the square-back SUV model, Mercedes …

McLaren's Most Attainable Model Ever, The 540C, Debuts In Shanghai

We recently told you that McLaren would soon be launching a new model positioned below the $184,900 570S that debuted earlier this month in New York. …

Stellar Caves: Immersive Tunnels of UV-Illuminated Thread Drawings by Julien Salaud | Colossal

<p>Over the last year, French artist Julien Salaud has installed several new works as part of his “<i>Stellar Cave</i>” series involving elaborate thread …

1988 Volkswagen Scirocco 16V

This 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco looks nice inside and out and benefits from much recent work. These 16V cars are our favorite Sciroccos, and the Euro …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps was a terrific one, and a few of the apps on that list can still be downloaded for free if you hurry. …

Video of Arizona Wal-Mart melee released

COTTONWOOD, Ariz. (AP) — Police at the scene of a deadly brawl outside a Wal-Mart store in a small Arizona town deployed electronic stun guns and …

Aston Martin Lagonda, 5-Door DBX to Fill Role of Rapide

When Aston Martin introduced its beautiful, DB9-based Rapide for 2010, it proved that pretty and practical aren’t mutually exclusive at its stores. But the Rapide is graying at the temples, and Aston is planning to build on the car’s formula of four-door fabulousness with not one, but two vehicles, …

Watch an undercover rally car driver terrify driving instructors

• Dean Smith gives former players $200 in will<p>Leona Chin is a professional driver with experience in rally cars and drift racing, but the driving …

Alarming Crash Video Shows Teens Distracted While Driving

<i>We proudly present this article from our partners at Techlicious.</i><p><i>By Fox Van Allen</i><p>Ever worry what your teen is doing in the car when you're not there to monitor her driving habits? If so, a new compilation released by the AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety, below, might keep you up at night. It shows …

The Top 10 Most Influential Racing Games Ever

Buckle up.<p>Whatever your preference is on racing games there's no denying the fact that the racing category is one of gaming's longest-running and …

Real-life Bravado Banshee from Grand Theft Auto up for sale

Remember the Bravado Banshee that West Coast Customs built last year to promote <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i>? Given away by GameStop, the woman who won it says she's better off with money to send her two kids to college than with a race car, so now you can steal buy it on eBay.<p>Based on a 2006 Dodge Viper …

Rolls Royce Ghost Series II - Up close & personal at 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Clean Slate Sleeper: 420HP 1984 Audi Ur-Quattro

This 1984 Audi Quattro is the recent subject of a lavish build intended to disguise heavily upgraded performance within an immaculately prepared …

What’s the Most Ridiculous OEM Wheel Size?

Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena California is the primary route of the venerable New Years event known as the Rose Parade. That route, and the blocks …

A 3-D Printer Can Pay For Itself In Less Than A Year

Routine questions for the makers of desktop 3-D printers: "what do you do with this thing?" and "why would you want one?" A study from Michigan Technical University answered that with some math: the researchers found that you could recoup the up-front cost of a 3-D printer in less than a year.<p>The …

Filthy Lucra

You may not have heard of Lucra, but you may have seen one of its sportscars. That is of course, if you were one of the many millions of people who watched Fast & Furious 6, where a green and yellow LC470 was one of the star cars.<p>Well, now the company has announced a new model, as yet unnamed, set …

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1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Roadster

In-Flight Google Hangout: Ride Along in a Continent-Crossing Solar Plane

Solar Impulse pilot and co-founder André Borschberg departed Washington D.C. this morning and is on his way to New York City right now in an airplane …

The Ultimate Sticky Buns

Makes 9 Servings<p>These buns can be assembled the night before, needing only a final rise before baking. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>⅔ cup whole milk<p>5 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1¾ teaspoons active dry yeast (from one ¼-ounce envelope)<p>…