Rex Montederamos

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Happy Wives Club

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

Berkeley’s other counter-culture

A few things spring to mind at the mention of Berkeley, California.<p>For one, there is the renowned university whose politically outspoken students led some of the most influential anti-war protests of the 1960s. For another, Chez Panisse, where Alice Waters and Jeremiah Tower started the movement …

Classic Cars

The News for December 13th, 2013

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! This is a weekly recap of some of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or the bull. I …

This Auto Aerobics car art ties our brains in knots like pretzels

We like cars, and we like art. Naturally, Chris Labrooy's <i>Auto Aerobics</i> series - computer-generated images of some seriously contorted 1968 Pontiac Bonnevilles floating in mid-air - instantly clicked with us. If the Pontiacs weren't floating or hollow, we could be fooled into believing the image is …

1974 BMW 2002 Turbo

This 1974 BMW 2002 Turbo is described as an original, unrestored example in superb condtion. Owned within the same German family until 2011, it …

Laverda SF2 resto-mod

Ah, Laverda. The great, lost name of motorcycling. KTM now has a mortgage on vibrant orange motorcycles, but in the 70s the color was synonymous with the Breganze factory in northern Italy.<p>Few builders get the chance to work on Laverdas these days, but Takashi Iwamoto of Cascade Cafe Racer in …

BMW Remakes an Icon While Desecrating Its Heritage

The BMW M3 is an icon. It has been <i>the</i> sports sedan to beat for nearly three decades because it's among the most sharply focused driver's cars on the …

No-Reserve 1980 Ferrari 308 GTSi

This 1980 Ferrari 308 GTSi (chassis ZZFAA02A4A0032573) is said to be a two owner example with just under 35k miles from new. It had a new timing belt …

The Latest Incredible Photos From NYC's New Subway Project

The MTA has posted another incredible set of photos from deep within the bowels of New York City. This latest batch shows the progress of the Second …

Odometer fraud costs car shoppers millions

That used car might be more used than you think.<p>A new report sheds new light on an old problem: odometer fraud.<p>Odometer fraud, also known as rollback, is when a vehicle’s odometer is rolled back from its actual mileage to a much more sellable number.<p>There are more than 190,000 cases per year of …

Used Cars

Chinese teen runs away from home to try and stop parents from buying Japanese car

Current relations between Japan and China could be described with a number of different words, none of which have particularly good connotations – terse, hostile, threatening and tense would all fit the bill. The reasoning for the general sense of dislike between the two nations isn't really for …

Carvana tests consumers' appetite for used-car 'vending machine' [w/videos]

If you're fed up with haggling at your local used-car dealership - so much so that you'd rather not talk to anybody when you're buying your next ride - then Carvana could be for you. It's a used-car dealership (more like a used-car vending machine), and the buying process is completed online. …

What's going on Saturday? (QOTSA, Hot Water Music, Hess is More, Diarrhea Planet, Waxahatchee, Ashrae Fax more)

<b>Queens of the Stone Age @ ACL 2013</b> (more by Tim Griffin)<p>Browse our <b>full NYC show calendar</b> for all of tonight’s shows. Here are some highlights…<p><b>Queens</b> …

Eminem Confronts His Past in 'Monster' Teaser

Eminem knows he has some serious issues to work through, so it's lucky that Rihanna is there to help him out. The rapper just released a cinematic …

New Albums

Angel Haze Reveals Dirty Gold Artwork

Angel Haze just shared the artwork for her long-awaited album <i>Dirty Gold</i> on Twitter. That's it above. "I really don't feel like waiting anymore," she wrote, adding, "#sorryguysatmylabel".<p>Watch her "Echelon (It's My Way)" video and her performance of "New York" for Pitchfork.tv:<p>Embedded content is …

Christine Salem

Her voice feels old, but it's got power that's young and vibrant. In fact, Christine Salem sings songs that <i>are</i> old: They're work songs and chants from the maloya tradition on Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean. I first heard her in New York City as she shook a flat board called a <i>kayamb</i>, made of …

Should 'Troy' Have Been A Musical? Finding Melodies In The Classics

The ancient classics of Western literature — Homer, Sophocles, Euripides — were written to be sung. But what does Greek music from 2,500 years ago actually sound like? And how could a modern reader possibly deduce those melodies with only the text for reference?<p>Armand D'Angour, a musician and …

What Makes Tennessee's Music So Very Special?

From blues to funk, to country and rock, Tennessee is the place that's given voice to the likes of Bessie Smith, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Isaac Hayes, Chet Atkins, and many, many more. This winter, the quarterly magazine <i>Oxford American</i> has devoted its annual "Southern Music Issue" …

How Beyoncé's New Album Redefines Perfection

Queen Bey has created something on her own terms, and it's her most honest and self-assured record yet.<p>Every great pop star represents an archetype, and the one Beyoncé settled into a long time ago was that of the unstoppable, flawless goddess. Even casual fans approach her as a sort of deity, in …

Top 10 Dance Tracks Of 2013

Over the past few years, dance music has been making major inroads into the pop-music world. Mainstream productions are pulling ideas that have been prevalent in underground house and techno for decades into singles that ride high on the pop charts. But unlike pop singles, which often are meant to …

The Week In Numbers: A Real Jetpack, The Dangers Of Laughing, And More

<b>63 miles per hour</b>: the speed of the P12 Jetpack, a personal flight device that can reach 8,000 feet<p><b>50 hours</b>: the time it took electrical engineer Chris Fenton to build this 3-D printed, hand-cranked calculator that uses punch cards, string, and rubber bands to execute functions (video)<p><b>2018</b>: the …

FAA

Gaia spacecraft set for launch on mission to map a billion stars

The European Space Agency's Gaia spacecraft is poised to begin its mission to map a billion stars in our galaxy to an unprecedented level of detail, with its scheduled launch on Thursday.<p>"It's going to be the most accurate and the most detailed 3D map of stars there has ever been," said Dr Ralph …

Supervolcano Beneath Yellowstone Far Bigger Than Previously Thought

The supervolcano beneath Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming is far bigger than thought.<p>A new study shows that the magma chamber is about 2.5 times …

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

New York Tests Laser Detection System For Subway Tracks

Lasers that scan for people on tracks might just save a few commuters' lives.<p>In December of 2012, Ki Suk Han was fatally pushed onto the train tracks at Manhattan's 49th Street subway station. The <i>New York Post</i> rain a picture of Han on its front page, showing him moments before death, clinging to …

China’s First Moon Probe Makes Successful Landing

China celebrated the successful landing of its first unmanned moon probe Saturday, a watershed moment in the nation’s advance toward a more developed …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …