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Galaxy Gear compatibility comes to the Samsung Galaxy S 4, S3, Note 2 and more

If you wanted live out your <i>Inspector Gadget</i> fantasies, but lacked the Galaxy Note 3 needed to take full advantage of the possibilities, we've got good news. Samsung's bringing compatibility for its Galaxy Gear to the previously-mentioned Galaxy S 4 as well as the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II …

Anki drive is the slot car racing game of the future, now [w/video]

This is <i>Anki Drive</i>. Developed by Boris Sofman, Mark Palatucci and Hanns Tappeiner, three doctorate-level robotics students at Carnegie Mellon, <i>Anki Drive</i> blends what we'd traditionally call slot-car racing with a <i>Mario Kart</i>-like ability to assault your competition and a Borg-like ability to learn and …

Watch This Weird, Gelatinous Material Heal Itself

A Jell-O-ey new solution to a major problem in materials science<p>This is a neat trick. After slicing a tube of gelatinous material in half with a razor, researchers stick the two pieces back together again. After they've sat together for two hours at room temperature, the pieces are impossible to …

50 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Wizard of Oz’

It was a modest box officer winner when it was released on this day back in 1939, but MGM’s grand Technicolor fantasy film, <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>, won the …

US Air Force nuclear missile unit fails safety test

<b>The US Air Force unit that oversees a remote Cold War-era nuclear missile installation has failed a safety test, the Air Force has said.</b><p>The 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana made "tactical-level errors" in an exercise, it said.<p>The exercise concluded on Tuesday was meant to …

Military

Bradley Manning supervisor 'ignored photo of army private dressed as woman'

Amid tough questions from defence lawyers, Paul Adkins says he was worried photo would be shared around brigade<p>Bradley Manning's former supervisor decided not to forward to commanders an email from the army private in which Manning confided his confusion over his gender and attached a picture of …

Boutique Worker Accused Of Racism Fires Back At Oprah

Winfrey told Entertainment Tonight that a worker at the Trois Pommes boutique in Zurich refused to let her see a Tom Ford handbag, and called the incident an example of "racism."<p>The clerk told local newspaper SonntagsBlick that she has felt "powerless" since the incident and denied that she didn't …

Tom Ford

Ecce dinero: Spain turns ruined Christ fresco into money-spinner

Paying tourists flock to see Spanish octogenarian's ill-fated retouching of precious painting in church and snap up souvenirs<p>A year ago Cecilia Gimenez's botched attempt to restore a fresco of Christ inspired ridicule and references to monkeys. Now the 81-year-old Spanish artist is having the last …

The Hyperloop: flawed fantasy or achievable challenge

The Hyperloop, an ambitious new form of transport proposed by SpaceX and PayPal founder Elon Musk, could be possible but faces some flaws, according to those who have analysed his plans.<p>The unveiling of the designs of Musk's "fifth mode of transport", which would fire passengers in pods at speeds …

Honda resurrects Senna with brilliant AV display

Instant goosebumps, just add volume.<p>Say what you will about Honda, the company still knows how to make the hairs on the back of my neck stand at full attention. Case in point, "The Sound of Honda." Sound engineers carted a mountain of audiovisual equipment to Japan's Suzuka Circuit with a singular …

Ayrton Senna

A topped-out, AMG, F1 car racing a Red Arrow is better than coffee

Clichés can still be awesome.<p>Prior to the British Grand Prix a few weeks back, Lewis Hamilton and David Coulthard spent some time with the British Royal Air Force Red Arrows. Lewis went up with them, they did their best to make the F1 driver throw up and take a bunch of photos.<p>Luckily, press …

British Grand Prix

Top Gear, biometric cars and the taming of Jeremy Clarkson

A new series of Top Gear begins on Sunday and perfectly timed to coincide with it comes a fabulously titled academic study of the programme. "The …

2015 Volkswagen GTI vs. 2013 Ford Focus ST | Comparison Test

TESTED<p>At roadside cafeterias in France, next to the napkins, cutlery, and plastic trays, are baskets of free dinner rolls. Hungry? Take as much as you want; bread is as free as air. We have to assume that this is a legacy of the French Revolution. No need to steal, Jean Valjean. The struggle is …

Monte Carlo

Rock Crawling Jeeps Run the Moab Midnight Mustache Ride! - Dirt Every Day Ep. 9

From Sky to Shining Sea! Road Trippin a 1965 Dodge M37! Dirt Every Day Ep.10