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2015 Rewind | The 2017 Ford GT

Ford surprises with its biggest reveal this year.<p>Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>8<p>8<p>SHARES<p><i>We're counting down to 2016 with 12 of our favorite</i> …

15 best rides of 2015

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

14 of the Most Expensive Cars Sold at Auctions in 2015

Watching the One Percent Splurge<p>This year’s auctions were packed with all kinds of interesting cars that ranged from examples built during the early 20th century to modern supercars. The most valuable, however, were built in Italy during the years when the United States and Western Europe waged a …

IBM aims to replace silicon transistors with carbon nanotubes to keep up with Moore's Law

IBM has developed a way that could help the semiconductor industry continue to make ever more dense chips that are both faster and more power …

Researchers use AR to bring your coloring book to 3D

Coloring is cool. There, I said it! Whether you’re eight or eighty years old, there’s always a delightful zen that can be achieved when you take out some crayons and flex your creativity in a coloring book.<p>The folks at Disney Research have captured that zen and added a little extra whimsy to it — …

In future, the internet could come through your lightbulb

The tungsten lightbulb has served well over the century or so since it was introduced, but its days are numbered now with the arrival of LED lighting, which consume a tenth of the power of incandescent bulbs and have a lifespan 30 times longer.<p>Potential uses of LEDs are not limited to illumination: …

50 Years of Camaro vs. Mustang Sales Figures in Living Color – Feature

When Ford launched the Mustang in April 1964, it unknowingly fired the first salvo in what would become known as the Pony Car Wars. General Motors, unwilling to let Ford go unchallenged, fired back with the Chevrolet Camaro in September 1966. The 1967 Camaro met the Mustang in terms of performance, …

Harley Street 750: Battle Of The Kings

Harley-Davidson took a punt when it launched its Street models last year—and it’s paid off. The Street 750 and 500 are doing especially well in international markets, where there’s less emphasis on cubic inches.<p>In Europe, Harley is stoking the fires with its Battle of The Kings competition, …

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NASA Tests Green Aviation Technology on Boeing ecoDemonstrator

Two NASA experiments important to improving aviation's impact on the environment take flight in the Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program.

Now Algorithms Are Deciding Whom To Hire, Based On Voice

If you're trying out for a job in sales, the person who judges your pitch may not be a person — it could be a computer.<p>Job recruitment is the newest frontier in automated labor, where algorithms are choosing who's the right fit to sell fast food or handle angry cable customers, by sizing up the …

Forgotten Fiberglass: Unknown Flathead V8 50's Roadster Project

This unidentified fiberglass bodied car appears to be from the composite body industry’s 1950’s heyday, an assumption backed by its flathead Ford V8 …

Classic Cars

Scanadu’s New Pee Stick Puts The Medical Lab On Your Smartphone

Health tech startup Scanadu is working on the cutting-edge of a new type of medical technology that could one day put the hospital in the palm of our hands.<p>It just started shipping its first product Scout, a device that can detect your temperature, blood pressure and other biological phenomenon and …

This real-life cyborg has an antenna implanted into his skull

<b>Subscribe to BI: Tech on YouTube</b><p>Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind and sees the world in grayscale. But even though Neil can't <i>see</i> color doesn't mean he can't <i>sense</i> it. That's because Neil Harbisson is a <b>cyborg</b> who can <i>hear</i> color.<p>In 2004, Neil convinced a doctor to implant into his …

Watch Hennessey's 717-hp Mustang hit 195 mph

John Hennessey takes his personal HPE700 supercharged 2015 Ford Mustang GT to a verified 195 mph on a Texas test track.<p>The 2015 Mustang GT is a stellar performer right out of the box. Hell, there was a vocal faction that argued it should have won our 2015 Performance Car of the Year competition. …

24 Hours of LeMons Alabama: Twin-Engined Minivan, ’59 Studebaker, and an XP-833 Banshee Leading Its Class

We inspected the 76 entrants at the ‘Shine Country Classic 24 Hours of LeMons, held at Barber Motorsports Part near Birmingham, too late on Friday night to do our usual same-day coverage, so we’re combining the traditional car-inspection post with the equally traditional first-race-session update. …

50 Race Trophies: Corvair Powered 1962 Devin C Roadster

This 1962 Devin C Roadster (chassis DC13) is said to have been built for racing by Bill Devin–competition history is mentioned but specifics aren’t …

The 10 Most Beautiful Cars You Could Buy Right Now

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The Elio needs only 3 wheels to reach 84 mpg - Roadshow

LAS VEGAS -- With an expected price of just $6,800 and a claimed 84 mpg on the highway, the Elio seems too good to be true.<p>Showcased here at the 2015 International CES by its creator Paul Elio, this weird-looking orange vehicle takes a stripped-down approach to efficent transport. The American-made …

Clear out an HDMI port for Intel’s $149 Compute Stick

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit:<p>Here at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel is trying to cram its chips into every possible product, ranging from …

Here's What the 1,000-Mph Car Looks Like in Pieces

The British land-rocket designed to top 1,000 mph is coming together.<p>This is the Bloodhound SSC. Or, at least, this <i>will be</i> the Bloodhound SSC, which will attempt to achieve the land speed world record and drive more than 1,000 mph, across the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.<p>The array of parts you …

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Watch the Porsche Assembly Line Build a 918 Spyder

Precision in motion.<p>This is an in-depth look at the Porsche factory in Stuttgart where highly precise technicians use highly precise tools to assemble the highly precise parts of the 918 Spyder. (Those recalled axle fasteners are clearly the exception, not the rule, right?)<p>There's absolutely no …

Le Mans

The Physics of Engine Notes, Or: Why a Toyota V-6 and Porsche Flat-Six Sound So Different

The science of engine sounds.<p>From the January 2015 issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>What separates a Porsche flat-six from a Toyota Avalon V-6—aside from the bank angle, the power output, the engine location, and your interest in owning one? At full throttle, the Porsche belts out an aggressive mechanical …

Auto review: 2015 GMC Canyon bridges gap in utility vehicles

The back seats of the GMC Canyon were loaded with Christmas boodle for the kids when I remembered the tree. They were being unloaded and snatched up. In the parking lot next to me, two people bound a tree to the roof of their crossover. I went back inside, paid for a tree, threw it in back and …

Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?

In an excerpt from their new book, two former Office of Management and Budget directors ask whether or not a focus on numbers and hard evidence—not …

A Day At The Track For The World's Biggest And Strangest Horse Race

<b>TOKYO —</b> One of the most-watched and best-attended sporting events in the world took place in Tokyo last Sunday. More than 100,000 people, thousands …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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