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Tesla Fires A Shot Across The Bow

ARS Technica reported Friday that Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has removed the $35,000 version of Model 3 from its orders page. Though the company claims the …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model S 90D drives 400,000 miles in just under three years

Tesloop uses the cars for a shuttle service in Southern California<p>Since 2015, Tesloop has been offering a shuttle service along select routes in Southern California and Nevada. The company's first car, a Tesla Model S 90D, was dubbed eHawk. Since it was put into service, eHawk has driven more than …

Electric Vehicles

Toyota Will Build a Four-Cylinder Supra

And the chief engineer says it's the perfect platform for your 2JZ swap.<p>Toyota has been testing and teasing the new Supra for quite some time, and while we’ve seen and heard prototypes running around, Toyota hasn't yet confirmed exactly how much power the new car will produce. Earlier this year we …

Classic Cars

Here's Why The Toyota Supra's 2JZ Is Such A Legendary Engine

“Two-jay-zee engine, no shit... This will decimate all,” Jesse said in the original <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie after criticizing the hideous …

Sports Cars

The best travel credit cards

With the right travel credit card, you can access luxury for less, earn discounted flights and hotel stays, and even net hundreds of dollars in cash …

Personal Finance

The 10 best free Apple Watch apps of 2018

The Apple Watch may be Apple’s most personal device, but to truly make it yours you’ll need to start adding some of your favorite apps. But don’t …

Apps

Where savers can finally earn a decent return

Over the past eight years, anyone with some extra cash to invest has had a problem: Finding a safe place to put it that earned a reasonable rate of …

Finance

Army Futures Command impact bigger than just 500 jobs that are planned

Video<p>AUSTIN (KXAN) — It's now official. The United States Army is bringing its Futures Command to Austin. They'll be setting up shop downtown at the …

Military

Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ

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Closed Captioning

Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ: AP

The Army will announce Friday that they've chosen Austin, Texas, as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize …

North Carolina

Ariel Atom 4 Debuts With 320-Horsepower Type R Engine

Only the clutch and brake pedals along with the fuel cap have been carried over from its predecessor - everything else is new.<p>You may not be able to …

Carbon Fiber

Drug takers using Apple Watch and Fitbit to monitor heart-rate; doctors say false sense of security

The heart-rate monitor on the Apple Watch is useful for everything from tracking workouts to detecting a wide range of medical conditions, but one group of people have seemingly found another use for it: attempting to make recreational drug usage safer …<p><i>CNBC</i> reports that users of cocaine, ecstasy, …

Heart Rates

Tesla ditches reservations, opens up Model 3 car sales to all customers in North America

Tesla is taking orders for its Model 3 electric sedans throughout the U.S. and Canada, no reservations required.<p>Previously, would-be Model 3 owners …

carmakers

2020 Lexus IS Could Get 400-Horsepower Biturbo V6

The IS F is making a comeback, sort of...<p>Remember the Lexus IS F? Of course you do. The 416-horsepower (310-kilowatt) sports sedan hit the market in …

Lexus

The U.S. Air Force learned to code—and saved the Pentagon millions

In partnership with Pivotal Labs, a pilot program is out to remake how the Pentagon acquires weapons systems.<p>In October 2016, Eric Schmidt found himself in the Arab Gulf nation of Qatar. Then executive chairman of Alphabet, Inc., Google’s parent company, Schmidt was touring military installations …

Military

Permits & Reservations - Glacier National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Reservations<p>Some services and activities in Glacier National Park either require reservations or reservations are recommended.<p>Lodging<p>Lodges fill up …

National Parks

Automate tasks in Android to put your digital life on autopilot

Automating functions on your Android device — such as sending alerts once you’ve used a certain amount of data or texting a friend when you reach …

Apps

Adventures Within Two Hours of Denver

Denver

Adventures Two to Four Hours from Denver

Denver

Where Should I Stay in Glacier National Park?

50<p>SHARES<p>Filled with granite peaks, turquoise alpine lakes and stunning valleys, Glacier National Park is a place you could spend a whole summer in …

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Are you ready for the best road trip of your life?<p>Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty …

Hiking

Amazon is advertising massive profits up to $300,000 to anyone who wants to start a delivery company

Amazon is offering new incentives to anyone who wants to open and run a courier business delivering packages for the e-commerce behemoth.<p>The company says delivery partners who are accepted into the program could earn about $300,000 in annual profits operating a fleet of up to 40 delivery …

eCommerce

Apple Report Reveals New iPhone Specs, Prices

Welcome back, Ming-Chi Kuo. The acclaimed ‘best Apple analyst on the planet’ has released a new report divulging a massive amount of information about Apple’s all-new iPhone line-up….<p>Here’s everything you need to know, grouped by section:<p><i>Super Sized Designs</i> – as confirmed in my schematics …

Mobile Technology

DARPA's reconfigurable wheels switch from tires to tracks in 2 seconds

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is responsible for ensuring the US is ahead of the rest of the world when it comes to next-gen tech. Now, it's coming for your car's wheels... sort of.<p>DARPA researchers have come up with the Reconfigurable Wheel Track (RWT), a technology that's …

GMC Sierra

If You Don't Earn $87K, You'll Have a Hard Time Buying a Home in Denver

How much does someone need to make in salary to afford the a median-priced house in the Denver today? A new report puts that total at more than …

Real Estate

Every Kind of Bike Is Going Electric

Two wheels, three top speeds, no exhaust. E-bikes are about to be everywhere.<p>While electric cars get ever more capable and less expensive, electric bikes are enjoying the same progress in batteries and motors. So are scooters, electric motorcycles, and other ways to get an electric boost while …

Charlie Beck

Here’s how MoviePass, the “Netflix for cinemas,” stacks up against its rivals

It’s a good time to be a moviegoer in the US.<p>After years of climbing ticket prices, movie-ticket subscriptions run by companies like MoviePass and Sinemia are making it more affordable to see films.<p>MoviePass, founded in 2011, kickstarted the movie-ticket subscription business last year when it …

MoviePass

Social Security: How Much Can Married Couples Collect In 2018

Here's how much money the average married couple is receiving in Social Security benefits this year.<p>Social Security calculates how much you and your …

How Much Will I Get From Social Security If I Make $100,000?

Social Security is the largest retirement program in the United States, but many pre-retirees don't have a thorough understanding of how Social …

Not Your Parent's Road Trip: How To Do The Pacific Northwest The Right Way

<i>Read Part 1: Los Angeles to Sonoma</i><p>From Sonoma, you can take the time to drive along the coast and hit stops like Redwood National Park – which is what just about everyone does – which is why I recommend making a b-line (with one quick detour to Crate Lake) for your first stop: Sisters, Oregon.<p><b>The</b> …

RVs