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How GoPro Took Over The Internet

Next stop: the world!<p>GoPro’s line of action cams have resulted in some of the most explosively viral first-person videos of the past couple years. Yesterday, the video camera maker confidentially filed with the SEC for an initial public offering, signaling that GoPro is thinking about base jumping …

Sigma's new Quattro camera is like nothing you've ever seen

Sigma is better known for its lenses than its cameras, and the shooters it does release tend to exhibit staid, anonymous design like the DP Merrill series. But the company is turning that image on its head with the the new DP Quattro line, on show for the first time at CP+ 2014 in Yokohama, Japan. …

Luge Olympian Matt Mortensen Takes GoPro On His Run And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

Matt Mortensen represents the United States of Men's Doubles luge, and he has shown us what it's like to be him on the track.<p>In a video he uploaded personally onto YouTube, the olympic athlete brought along a GoPro camera for one of his rides in Sochi.<p>During the run, you can get a good idea of how …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

Images of Apple's First Brazilian Retail Store Surface Ahead of Opening

Photos of Apple's first Brazilian retail store in Rio de Janeiro have surfaced by way of website <i>MacMagazine</i> [Google Translate]. The store, which is located at the VillageMall luxury shopping center, is notable for taking on a unique "pavilion" look with a single floor and a curved glass exterior. …

Big and Beautiful: Mercedes-Benz S-class Cabriolet to Ride Again

Mercedes-Benz is serious about re-establishing the S-class as the standard of luxury—and as part of this strategy, the brand is launching a convertible version of the S-class next year. The droptop iteration of Mercedes’ flagship was first confirmed to us by R&D chief Thomas Weber at last year’s …

Automotive Design

The 10 most important cars at Auto Expo India 2014

India

Original Interior 1959 Edsel Ranger Two Door Sedan

This 1959 Edsel Ranger shows just under 76,500 miles on the odometer and retains a nicely preserved and attractive interior. It’s said to run and …

Dubai may ban poor people from car ownership to ease traffic problems

In many ways modern, Dubai seems like some sort of science-fiction utopia. It emerged from the Middle East's desert seemingly overnight with some of the largest buildings in the world and it has police supercars patrolling the streets. It's not all perfect, of course, and like many cities, it's …

Photos: 2014 Jaguar F-Type S Convertible

Porn viewing increases 18 percent on PS3 on Valentine’s Day

Gamers might need their manual dexterity for more than just headshots on Valentine’s Day.<p>SugarDVD — the Netflix of adult films — revealed to GamesBeat that porn viewing increases across all devices on the romantic holiday for couples. In fact, the average minutes watched per user increases 43 …

PS4 owner finds PS Plus loophole, subscribes until 2035 without paying a penny

PlayStation 4 users can currently claim a free 14-day PS Plus trial subscription for free via the PSN store, and one gamer has found a loophole on …

2015 Ford Mustang, Tape, and the Automotive Design Process

The automotive design process may have changed over the years, moving from mechanical tools to digital, but there’s one thing that hasn’t changed: tape. Ford has just released a new video showing off its vehicle design process for the 2015 Mustang and highlighting just how important low-tech tape …

Dubai Wants To Ban Poor People From Owning Cars To Clear Traffic

In a land where supercars like the Ferrari Enzo are often abandoned at the roadside or in police impound lots and the police cruise around in …

Roads

1955 Chevrolet 210 4-Speed Wagon

This 1955 Chevy 210 wagon runs a fresh crate 350 mated to a T-10 4-speed with a new clutch. The seller details lots of recent mechanical work like …

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

2015 Ferrari California T adds a turbo to the mix

With turbo power and a flat-plane crank, it should sound great.<p>Ferrari has added a turbocharger to the California. The new California T features a twin-turbocharged direct-injection 3.9-liter V8 that's good for 552hp and 556 lb-ft of torque. Variable Boost Management and low-inertia twin-scroll …

Hennessey reveals HPE700 Twin-Turbo Corvette Stingray [w/video]

Hennessey Performance (HPE) has released another weapon for those determined to outgun all other vehicles on the road. This one is called the HPE700 Twin-Turbo Corvette Stingray - and predictably, it goes like stink.<p>While the stock, naturally aspirated 6.2-liter LT1 V8 under the hood of the …

2015 Ferrari California T Debuts With Twin-Turbo V-8, F12berlinetta Styling

The "entry-level" Ferrari gets a massive makeover.<p>Ferrari’s been busy. After recently unveiling the epic LaFerrari and the 458 Speciale, the Maranello-based sports-car maker has pulled the wraps off the 2015 California T ahead of its debut at next month’s Geneva auto show. We find it somewhat …

Automotive Design

Infamous: Second Son increases the moral burden on your superpowered shoulders

Most superheroes have a line they won’t cross. Despite what <i>Man of Steel</i> would have you believe, Superman doesn’t kill. Neither does Spider-Man. The web-slinger even has a mantra for this, thanks to six simple words from his late uncle Ben: “With great power comes great responsibility.”<p>That saying …

Probably Archery - Overview video

<i>Probably Archery</i> is definitely tearing my family apart.<p>The game's core concept, which blends cumbersome, <i>QWOP</i>-esque controls with a variety of truly bonkers shooting galleries, seems innocuous enough. But <i>Probably Archery</i> turns into something horrible when someone is criticizing your performance in …

Just Cause, Mad Max and the future of Avalanche Studios

It would probably be fair to assume that Avalanche Studios is working on the game everyone has been waiting for them to announce.<p>That the people who gave us <i>Just Cause</i> and <i>Just Cause 2,</i> exceptionally long-lived games with passionate fans who have yet to grow bored with the playgrounds of destruction …

Colombia striker Radamel Falcao's hopes rise for World Cup in Brazil

• Striker underwent succesful surgery on his knee • Surgeon gives player '55%' chance of making World Cup<p>The Monaco striker Radamel Falcao boosted his bid to recover in time to play for Colombia in the World Cup after successfully completing the first phase of his recovery following an operation on …

John Terry will not go to World Cup, says England manager Roy Hodgson

• Chelsea defender will not be considered for Denmark friendly • 'As far as I'm concerned retirement is retirement. We move on'<p>Roy Hodgson has made it clear he has no plans to persuade John Terry to come out of international retirement despite José Mourinho's description of the Chelsea captain as …

Happy 80th birthday, Bill Russell

It's Bill Russell's 80th birthday!<p>The greatest winner in NBA history, Bill Russell turns 80 today. The 11-time champion with the Boston Celtics was …

Basketball

Manchester United Eye Barcelona Forward To Partner Juan Mata – Report

Manchester United manager David Moyes is willing to sign Barcelona star Pedro Rodriguez this summer to forge an amazing attacking duo with January …

Dirk Nowitzki, the ageless wonder

Dirk Nowitzki missed the All-Star game for the first time in over a decade last season, but has turned in a brilliant bounce-back season that continues to fly under the radar.<p>The old guard of the NBA is at war with Father Time right now. Kobe Bryant has played a total of six games. Steve Nash is 40 …

World's Most Depressing App Launches in Lebanon

A new smartphone app in Lebanon lets citizens automatically tweet, with one convenient tap of the finger, “I am still alive! #Lebanon #Latestbombing.”<p>…

Five unusual ways in which Indians use mobile phones

<b>The mobile phone in India has many uses other than making calls and sending messages. For hundreds of millions of people, a mobile phone is sometimes the only piece of technology in their homes. This has led to unique uses for the phone in the country - the world's fastest growing market for mobile</b> …

India