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Leaky Blood Vessels In The Brain May Lead To Alzheimer's

Researchers appear to have found a new risk factor for Alzheimer's disease: leaky blood vessels.<p>An MRI study of found those experiencing mild problems with thinking and memory had much leakier blood vessels in the hippocampus. "This is exactly the area of the brain that is involved with learning …

Neuroscience

Toyota MR2 Turbo

Toyota's magicians work some hocus-pocus on their famed rabbit's loose hindquarters.<p>From the May 1992 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Poke an automotive journalist hard enough and he'll admit that had it not been for cruel twists of fate, he would be celebrated not as a simple scribe but as perhaps the …

Motorsport
Russia

Alfa Romeo unveils 4C Spider

Alfa Romeo has rolled out a new version of its sexy sports car called the 4C. When the 4C first launched it was a coupe only and the new version of …

Alfa Romeo

Detroit Auto Show: Ford shows off GT supercar, Mustang GT350R, Raptor truck

These are fast times at<p>Ford Motor Co.The automaker used the 2015Detroit Auto Showto announce three disparate new vehicles that are all housed under a new speed-oriented subbrand called Ford Performance.<p>The automaker on Monday rolled out the GT, a carbon-fiber-bodied supercar, the 2017 Ford F-150 …

Ford stuns in Detroit with GT

While DeLorean is famed for its time-travelling sports car, Ford aims to bridge a half-century of history with the GT, unveiled at the Detroit auto show on 12 January.<p>June 2016 will mark 50 years since Ford prevailed against the Ferrari juggernaut in the premier Le Mans endurance-race category.<p>To …

Sports Cars

2016 Acura NSX, the Real One

This is it.<p>Exactly one quarter-century has passed since an upstart Japanese luxury car brand named Acura introduced an ambitious mid-engine sports car called the NSX. Sold in other markets as a Honda, the aluminum Acura NSX was light, stylish, and fast, yet its less sexy qualities—everyday …

Acura

Detroit Auto Show: Acura unveils 550-horsepower hybrid NSX

Acurais moving to reinvent itself with the reintroduction of its Ferrari-fighting NSX supercar at theNorth American International Auto Showin Detroit on Monday.<p>Once a sporty and innovative brand, Acura has in recent years churned out a string of sedans and SUVs not all that distinctive from the …

2015 Detroit Auto Show: Get A Look At The 2016 Acura NSX

The all-new 2016 Acura NSX has finally broken cover and, from the looks of it, the hybrid super car is going to give American and European automakers an ulcer.<p>As expected, and as we wrote about in our preview here, the NSX is powered by a twin-turbocharged V6 engine and three electric motors.<p>One …

Autos

2017 Ford GT: The Star-Spangled, 600-plus-hp Hypercar!

Holy mother of God.<p>“Engineered to keep company with exotics” is how Ford modestly refers to its bombshell 2015 Detroit auto show debut, the GT hypercar. The concept’s appearance wasn’t a huge surprise, as we learned months ago that Ford was taking a new GT to Le Mans in 2016, and such a car must be …

Sports Cars

This is it: The 2016 Acura NSX

It’s the car Acura fans have been waiting over two decades for, a new Acura NSX, and it’s finally made its debut at the Detroit Auto Show today. …

Supercars

2016 Acura NSX grows into its updated styling for the 2015 Detroit Auto Show [w/videos]

It's not immediately clear at first glance, but the Acura NSX as it appears on the floor at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show is a far cry from the concept from the 2013 show. These days, the NSX packs a twin-turbo, longitudinally mounted V6 with over 550 horsepower on tap and nine-speed dual-clutch …

Supercars

2016 Acura NSX: Here at last, and ready for production

A bold new supercar following in the 25-year-old footsteps of the original NSX.<p>It's here. Twenty-five years after Acura's original mid-engine screamer showed the world that exotics don't have to be temperamental, unlivable beasts, Acura has finally unveiled the production-ready 2016 NSX.<p>Feast your …

Acura

Tax Software Wars Heat Up As TurboTax Makes A Change

With filing season just around the corner, the tax software wars are heating up.<p>Earlier this week, MousePrint (sister site to ConsumerWorld.org) issued a “Warning for TurboTax Users.” According to the site, “[r]egular purchasers of Intuit’s TurboTax Deluxe, the top selling desktop tax preparation …

H&R Block

Enhanced Proof Civil Rights Act of 1964 Silver Dollar

0 comments<p>One day after announcing the designs for the 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Silver Dollars, the United States Mint revealed their release …