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Want to become a car designer? Ian Callum shows you how

<i>Want to become a car designer? Ian Callum, design director at Jaguar, sent a letter at the age of 13 and hasn’t looked back. Over to Ian…</i><p>Fifty years …

This sea-craft looks like a plane, has a race-car engine, and docks like a boat

The AirFish-8 is an alternative method of sea transportation, combining the technologies of aviation and marine craft.<p>Company Wigetworks have created AirFish-8, a boat/plane hybrid that glides on water. Due to the machines unique structure, it is able to utilise what is known as the "Wing in Ground …

2018 Smart Fortwo Gets a 10th-Anniversary Edition

Smart is hoping its 10th year in the U.S. market will be better than its ninth. In 2017, the Mercedes-Benz sub-brand posted fewer than 3100 Fortwo microcars, its worst numbers yet. To forget 2017, Daimler’s little runabout gains a 10th Anniversary Edition to reflect on what was and what may never …

Faraday Future's Nevada Factory Plans Officially Dead

So much for the deal to build a $1 billion factory<p>It’s been just over two years since we first heard about Faraday Future. At the time, the electric car startup was pretty much operating in secret but had already poached several big names in the car industry. Less than six months later, FF …

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus Gets U.S. Low Volume Manufacturer Status

Will build $2 million cars stateside<p>Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus (SCG) announced that it has been named a Low Volume Manufacturer by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The classification allows SCG to produce up to 325 cars per year, though actual annual production will be …

Plunging Oil Prices, End of Car Ownership Starting in 2021?

Will the widespread adoption of autonomous vehicles and electric powertrains send gas prices into a downward spiral, render car ownership obsolete, and cause masses of used cars to be abandoned? These are the outcomes forecast by a controversial, widely discussed paper published earlier this year, …

2019 Audi A8 – Official Photos and Info

Mini Remastered review: Singer-style resto-mod driven

<b>Hang on, this isn’t a new car.</b><p>It is, sort of. It’s called the Mini Remastered and it’s the work of formerly Coventry, now Silverstone-based …

Faraday Future Will Test at Pikes Peak This Month

Electric startup to race America’s toughest hill climb<p>When we first encountered Faraday Future, an electric startup that aimed to take on Tesla, our first reaction was that the product was indeed inventive but that its future was uncertain. Capital streams were unreliable, senior leadership was …

This is Mazda’s rotary powered RX-7 Group B car

Wait, what is that?<p>Well, there was a period in rallying known as Group B. You may have heard of it. It was four years of utter madness where fans, …

11 Signs That You Might Be Experiencing High-Functioning Depression (Yes, It's A Real Thing) –

If I were to ask you to picture and describe a depressed person, what would you envision?<p>Someone having trouble getting out of bed every day? Someone …

Graduate School

Doorstop Believin’: 27 Incredible Concept Cars of the Wedge Era

This is the coolest speaker in the world

Some good noises come out of the back of cars. The LaFerrari, any AMG with a cylinder count above six, the Lexus LFA and five-pot Audis, just to name …

Body language: how to look confident and powerful (unlike George Osborne)

The Chancellor’s delivery eclipsed his message at the Tory Party Conference – so how can you avoid falling into the same trap at work?<p>One unexpected minor highlight of the recent Conservative Party Conference was a pose George Osborne struck. On stage the Chancellor adopted a bizarre, wide-legged …

Conservative Party

Nigel Slater’s pear and ginger cake, and baked pear with maple syrup and orange recipes

I can read the season simply by looking at the pear tree outside the window. Right now its pointed leaves are turning to amber, the stage before they develop their deep crimson winter hue. Among them hang the fruit, green freckled brown, almost round, fat as cherubs and hard as rock. Called, …

Baking

James Bond: you're a sexist, but we love you for it

Daniel Craig has criticised 007's outdated attitude towards women, but, says Martin Daubney, we love Bond precisely because he is Hollywood's last bastion of unreconstructed masculinity<p>James Bond actor Daniel Craig has delivered a withering hammer blow to 007’s credentials as Hollywood’s last …

Christopher Nolan explains Inception's ending: 'I want you to chase your reality'

Christopher Nolan has finally explained the controversial “spinning top” ending to his critically acclaimed science fiction blockbuster Inception.<p>Speaking at a commencement ceremony at Princeton University earlier this week, the British film-maker said the 2010 brainteaser’s final scene inspired …

Princeton University

Watch Oak Ridge National Lab 3D-Print a Replica Shelby Cobra

We’re not sure how this flew under our radar, but at this year’s Detroit auto show in January, the Department of Energy showed off an electric vehicle it had 3D-printed out of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic. It was inspired by the iconic Shelby Cobra, but its construction technique—and some …

Geometric Fine Line Tattoos by LA's Famous Dr. Woo

This past December, The New York Times ran a story about Brian Woo (aka Dr. Woo), calling him the “Tattoo Artist for the Hollywood Set.” Having inked such celebrities as Drake, Ellie Goulding, and Cara Delevingne, the 33-year-old is one of the most in-demand tattoo artists in Los Angeles with a …

How to make the perfect Irish coffee

Irish coffee is one of those irredeemably naff drinks that, done well (or consumed late enough in the evening), are actually really, really nice. (See also, the pina colada, the frozen daiquiri, and almost anything containing blue curaçao.)<p>Its poor reputation stems from the fact that it is often a …

Coffee

Toddlers pose a serious risk to smartphones and tablets

It’s been said repeatedly that tablets and smartphones are “bad” for children’s brains. This happened again just last weekend, and as ever the evidence for these claims is incredibly flimsy. The criticisms and analyses of these claims are constant, but they always fail to address the elephant in …

Parenting

Everything We Know About the New Ford GT

All the Details on Ford's New Supercar<p>We told you a few months ago it was coming <b>(MT December 2014)</b>, and we were right. Now that the all-new Ford GT is finally out, we’ve been turning over every rock looking for every last detail on the car.<p>First, the basics: The mid-engine GT utilizes a …

Top Gear's top five from the CES

Renovo's chippy electric supercar<p>It’s a little known fact that most of Silicon Valley’s heavy hitters are committed classic car nuts, and Palo …

How to Make Your Own Ice Cream—without an Ice Cream Maker!

This creative dessert recipe will take your taste buds for a super-fun ride.<p>Calling all ice cream lovers! Want to learn how to make your own ice cream at home, but don't have an expensive ice cream maker? We've got a genius recipe for you that doesn't require anything fancier than a blender and a …

Ice Cream

Stand aside, Minority Report, the movie Her will define the next decade

An upcoming movie about a man falling in love with a computer-operated voice is likely to define the deepening relationship between humans and machines.<p>The release early next year of the film Her stars Joaquin Phoenix as a heartbroken writer who falls in love with Scarlett Johansson; something that …

Minimalist Illustrations by Ray Oranges

Daily Life in a Dream.<p>Ray Oranges is an illustrator and a multidisciplinary graphic designer. He lives and works in Florence, Italy. This series …

How To Create Your Own Luck

Luck–in business and in life–isn’t always something that happens to you, it’s also something you can find and help create.<p>Failed actors rarely give career advice. “The advice business is a monopoly run by survivors,” writes David McRaney of You Are Not So Smart. The chefs who failed don’t have a …

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