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The best-sounding cars turn internal combustion into music

When looking at cars, objective elements like horsepower, fuel economy, and the number of USB ports are important. But what separates cars from other …

Sports Cars

If I Had To Build An Income Portfolio Today - Update 22

This article is Update 22 to my original article entitled "If I Had to Build An Income Portfolio Today."<p>My original article laid out the basis and …

Watch a Tesla-Powered Electric Kit Car Run a Nine-Second Quarter-Mile

Powered by two Chevy Volt batteries and a Tesla Model S motor, this electric hot-rod can outrun Elon Musk's fastest Insane Mode creations.<p>Last year, we told you about a wild project car that combined a Factory Five 818 kit car, two Chevrolet Volt batteries, and a Tesla Model S motor. Back then, the …

Tesla Model S

2018 New SUVs: The Ultimate Buyer's Guide

Find out what's changed on your favorite crossovers and SUVs<p>Combine the practicality of a wagon body style with a higher seating position and an outdoors-y image, and you’ve got our current boom of SUVs. The new-car industry is in a state of transition, with crossovers and SUVs of all kinds eating …

Ford EcoSport

The Best Apps for Finding a Threesome

Check out these online tools for some group fun.<p>Threesomes and group sex appear to be less taboo and more of a viable option to try out something new …

Apps

Opera brings its free VPN service to Android

Earlier this year, Opera launched its free and unlimited VPN service for iOS; today it is bringing the same functionality to Android. Like the iOS version, the Android app is based on Opera’s acquisition of SurfEasy in 2015 and allows you to surf safely when you are on a public network.<p>While …

VPNs

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

Build a Twitter-Based Home Automation System with a Raspberry Pi

There are all sorts of variations on Raspberry Pi-powered home automation systems, but ARM Tutorials shows off a pretty simple project that uses …

Raspberry Pi

Google's 360 Degree, Cardboard-Compatible Data Center Tour Is VR Porn For Industrial Hardware Enthusiasts

Don't let the information-rich but ultimately sterile presentation fool you. Google's latest 360-degree video, which offers a virtual tour of the …

Machine Perception

Hulu’s new Gear VR app lets you get closer to your favorite shows

If you’ve already burned through Pornhub’s library of free virtual reality videos and you’re after something new, you’ll be pleased to know that Hulu …

Virtual Reality

Grow A Bacterial Zoo In A Bottle

How to build your own Winogradsky column<p>In the 1880s, Russian microbiologist Sergei Winogradsky sealed pond water, mud, and nutrients in a clear tube. The column gave rise to a diverse mix of pond bacteria, which organized into layers based on their energy sources: carbon, hydrogen, sulfur, or …

Verizon's Hum connected car gadget is now a teen driver's worst nightmare

Hum, the aftermarket connected car add-on from Verizon, is about to get a little less friendly to the younger drivers in the household. An update rolling out later this month will enable geofencing and speed alert features, which are exactly what they sound like: a car's owner will be able to get …

Handsfree

Fleks3d Flexible 3D Printer Build Plate Launches On Kickstarter (video)

Makers and developers that have trouble removing their 3D printed objects from the build plate of their 3D printers, might be interested in a new …

3D Printing

Coding Academies Are Nonsense

Stephen Nichols Contributor<p>Stephen Nichols is the CEO of GameSalad.<p>Coding as a profession has recently catapulted from the dark rooms of nerdom into the shining light of mainstream appeal, and few people are better off for it. In 20+ years of professional coding, I’ve never seen someone go from …

Google teams up with General Assembly to accelerate your Android developer career

Want to become an Android developer? This might be your opportunity.<p>General Assembly has partnered up with Google to build an “Android Development Immersive program” that seeks to train participants in coding, design, and iteration skills. The creators of the program are calling it a “career …

Android News

10 Things Unsuccessful People Never Stop Doing | Inc.com

First we tackled the daily habits of really successful people. Next we took a look at the opposite side of that coin--the habits of ridiculously <i>unsuccessful</i> people.<p>Then we asked readers to reach out and let us know what other habits were missing. Sure enough, there are quite a few.<p>Here are 10 more …

Self-improvement

Mozilla Relaunches Its Thimble Online Code Editor For Teaching HTML, CSS And JavaScript

Back in 2012, Mozilla launched Thimble, an online code editor for teaching the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Over time, though, things got pretty quiet around the project as other browser-based code editors like Brackets and full online IDEs like Nitrous took center stage. Today, however, …

Software

Lusmo Automatic Pet Feeder

Your small furry friends can now enjoy their meals on this Lusmo Automatic Pet Feeder. It entertains portion control in 1/16 cup (15 cc) scales. Just …

3D-Print A Model of NASA's Curiosity Rover For Your Desk

Explore strange new workspaces<p>If you always wanted your very own Curiosity Rover, but couldn't afford the $2.5 billion to build and launch your own, don't worry: NASA has your back.<p>NASA recently released the plans to 3D-print your own mini Mars rover. It may not be able to fire lasers, send back …

3D Printing

YouTube

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Self-esteem

The 16′ Origami Kayak You Can Bring Anywhere

Oru Kayak started when designer and founder Anton Willis had to put his fiberglass kayak into storage. Sketches, models and prototypes led to the …

Prototypes

Deal: Galaxy Tab S 8.4 WiFi available for $279 on Amazon and Newegg

If you’re looking for a sleek Android tablet, you can’t go wrong with Samsung’s excellent Galaxy Tab S 8.4. The tablet is now available for just $279, the lowest we’ve seen so far.<p>The Tab S 8.4 (WiFi only) features a beautiful 8.4-inch AMOLED screen of Quad HD resolution, an octa-core Exynos …

Mobile Technology

Java Tutorial for Beginners - Here is how to learn Java

If you have ever wanted to write your own Android app, for fun or for profit, you are probably going to need to do some programming. There are lots of different ways to write Android programs but the official language of Android is Java, so this Java tutorial for beginners may be for you. If you …

Java

3 places better than Craigslist to buy and sell used items

When you want to buy or sell something used online, your first thought might be to use Craigslist. After all, it's the site that brought the newspaper classifieds into the digital world and today has nearly 40 million new listings every month.<p>Of course, using Craigslist does have valid concerns. …

Common Ways Backyard Chickens Die and How to Avoid Them

When I first got backyard chickens I was told by many sources to get more chicks than we planned on having because not all of the chicks would live …

Secretive Military Tech Company Announces Augmented Reality Glasses For Consumers

For the past six years, low-key Osterhout Design Group has been building heavy duty smart glasses for the military. But after seeing the kind attention heaped onto gadgets like Google Glass, the small San Francisco-based company is looking towards the consumer market and thinks it has something …

Augmented Reality

Get up to $110 worth of apps for free with Amazon's Free App of the Day bundle

Amazon is offering a major promotion on their Appstore, featuring several paid apps for free. The bundle has a total value of around $110, and …

Raspberry Pi and Arduino Home Automation

Everybody knows that good things happen when you pair a Raspberry Pi with an Arduino, which includes everything from a Star Trek-like tricorder to a kegerator interface. One Instructables user (Electronichamsters) decided to take the boards and design an extensive home automation platform that’s …

Joker Lets You Instantly Stream Perfectly Legal And Legitimate Torrent Files

Let’s say there’s a torrent online you would like to view. After all, torrents themselves are perfectly legal. Instead of downloading the torrent, paste the link to the torrent in Joker.org and watch the content instantly. Watch out, Popcorn Time. The Joker is here.<p>Using Joker.org to watch a …