Max Bowden

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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 …

Just 1 hour of gaming may improve attention

The brain can be affected by just 1 hour of playing video games, according to new research published in the journal <i>Frontiers in Human …

Engineer splices Amazon Alexa into a Furby - the result is 'Furlexa' and it's TERRIFYING

An enterprising engineer has combined Amazon's voice-assistant Alexa with a children's Furby toy.<p>The result is something terrifying.<p>"I thought I'd …

Intellectual Property

How Much Water Do You Really Need To Drink?

You are what you eat — but if you want to get literal about it, you are mostly what you drink. So, how much of that should be water?<p>About 60 percent …

This Chrome extension stops impulse purchases by forcing you to think about them

I’ve got all the self-control of an untrained, ADHD-addled labradoodle puppy. Suffice to say, this time of year is always mildly financially ruinous for me, as I inevitably fill my apartment with all the discounted crap my credit card will permit.<p>If you’re like me, you’ll want to check out Icebox, …

Self Control

Crowdfunded Headphone Startup Kanoa Shuts Down After One Brutal YouTube Review

Kanoa, a crowdfunded company promising its backers a pair of innovative wireless headphones, has announced that it will shut down without delivering …

Witcher 3 Mod Grants Geralt Sick Skating Powers

Remember sexy skateboard Geralt? From the beach and also your dreams? Yeah, well you can play basically as him in <i>The Witcher 3</i> now.<p>Geralt of Rivia’s …

The best PC-gaming gear for students

While many of you will likely make your school computer some sort of all-purpose laptop, a few of you need something that can also withstand extensive gameplay sessions. For that reason, we've included in our back-to-school guide a handful of gaming-specific notebooks along with three GPUs, should …

Behind the scenes on Jaguar’s mad E-Pace barrel roll

We’ll cut to the chase. Watching a Jaguar E-Pace test mule barrel roll through the air and straight into what looks like the world’s best bouncy …

The new Honda Civic Type R has morphed into a mad touring car

Top Gear has concluded that the brand-new, 316bhp Honda Civic Type R “could be the best hot hatch on sale” today. Disagree with us at your peril.<p>JAS …

Honda Civic

a closer look at the £2.5m Aston Martin Valkyrie

Built from the finest unobtanium by F1's biggest brain, meet the ultimate Aston<p>I’m standing shoeless in the middle of Aston Martin’s design studio, …

Ford GT

Aston Martin Vulcan AMR Pro Debuts at Goodwood

Aston's track-only supercar gets even more hardcore<p>Aston Martin has revealed the more hardcore Vulcan AMR Pro at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, featuring even more performance upgrades for its track-only supercar. The AMR Pro package will be available exclusively to the owners of the 24 Vulcans …

FREE 3: A trio of free recommendations for tired souls

We don’t take kindly to E3 round these parts. Well, we do. We think it’s great. But we don’t think it ought to hog all the attention. As part of our …

According to statistics, programming with spaces instead of tabs makes you richer

This is actually terrible news.<p>Stop the world, I want to get off.<p>The annual Stack Overflow developer surveys often include lots of bad news. "People …

Stack Overflow

New Brabus E Class Wagon Announced

Brabus has revealed its latest vehicle, the Brabus E Class Wagon which is based on the Mercedes E Class Estate.<p>The Brabus E Class Wagon gets a number …

Bioware’s Anthem is an action-RPG shooter looking a fair bit like Destiny

BioWare’s Anthem [official site], the mysterious new game they announced last night but forgot to say anything about, is a Destiny-lookin’ …

The Most Hilarious Video Game Easter Eggs Of All Time

<b>VIDEO GAMES</b> are not complete without Easter eggs. Every Developer tries to implement Easter eggs that are just for fun or just a reference to pop …

Gigantic Exotic Car Vending Machine Dispenses Ferraris, Porsches

Super-sized automat opens in Singapore<p>Looking for a slightly used sky blue Porsche 964, a black Ferrari California, or a bright red Classic Rover Mini?<p>Now you can window shop without stepping into a showroom at “the world’s largest car vending machine,” the new Autobahn Motors building in …

These are the weird and wonderful supercars of Japan

The last time we heard from our roving supercar paparazzo – Alex Penfold – he was at what looked like the world’s greatest track day in Shanghai, …

This video game sequel spent years in development hell

A lot can happen in 11 years, including empty promises, attempted hostile takeovers, juicy gossip, and the cancellation of a nearly-finished video …

No 'Star Wars' game has ever looked this real

In the last two Star Wars games, "Battlefront" and "Battlefront II," you're given a sandbox of Star Wars characters and worlds to play in.<p>These games are <i>very</i> pretty — some of the best-looking games on any system — but they don't hold a candle to what one intrepid gamer turned the original …

Star Wars

Battlegrounds Player Takes Car On Underground Tunnel Rampage

Sometimes, it’s the little things in life that bring us the most joy. Other times, it’s big things, like cars, inside of things that should not be …

Dark Souls Trolling Hits New Peak With Giant Door Deaths

This is what it looks like when a <i>Dark Souls 3</i> gangsquad double-doors you to death.<p>The troop was led by Iron Pineapple, well known for his antics …

This Object Has Been Sprayed With The World's Blackest Material, And It's Freaking Us Out

Seriously, that's not Photoshopped.<p>Well, we've finally cracked it. Scientists have finally figured out how to paint a portal to another dimension, as …

The new Dodge Demon sounds absolutely nuts: listen to it here

Those pesky folks at Dodge have spent the last few months teasing us about its upcoming car, the Dodge Challenger SRT ‘Demon’. Set to sit above the …

Build your first PC in PC Building Simulator’s demo

“If you haven’t ever built your own gaming PC, you’re selling yourself short,” our Alec has said. Though I’ve been on a gaming laptop for a few years …

The modified cars of the Geneva Motor Show

Pottering around the Geneva motor show is like wandering around a crystal ball. Pirouetting under the bright lights and stale air of the Palexpo are …

Violent video games like Grand Theft Auto do not make players more aggressive, major new study finds

Playing violent first-person video games such as Call of Duty does not make people more prone to violence themselves, a major new study has found.<p>Scientists using brain scans and psychological questionnaires discovered that the levels of aggression and capacity for empathy in people who never play …

Grand Theft Auto

McLaren 720S Velocity is Model Line's First MSO Special Edition

One of five custom color and trim variants<p>Well, it didn’t take very long for McLaren Special Operations to cover the all-new McLaren 720S with its magic touch.<p>Shorty after the global debut of the second-generation Super Series sports car at the Geneva Motor Show, the bespoke McLaren 720S Velocity …

15 Great Computer Games for Engineers That Will Get You Hooked

Games for engineers are an essential part of their downtime, if not they should be. Work hard and play hard is a great motto to live by. When hard …

PC Gaming