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All mammals poop in 12 seconds and there’s an equation for the ‘duration of diarrheal defecation’

Welcome to Poopular Science<p>An elephant’s rectum is about 10 times longer than a cat’s, yet they poop in the same amount of time. This conundrum may not have stumped you—or even occurred to you—but it vexed researchers at Georgia Tech. “How do animals defecate at a constant duration?,” they quite …

Bioengineering

A World Map of the Most-Googled Car Brands

Brazil really likes Fiats, apparently.<p>The good folks at Top Speed have cobbled together a rather interesting map that shows the most-searched car brands across the world. China loves Tesla, it seems!<p>The specific data used was taken from Google searches over a 12-month period, April 2014 to March …

The best beaches for driving

A seaside holiday isn’t complete without a little sand in the tyres.<p><b>A DRIVE TO THE BEACH</b> can be a wonderful thing. A drive <i>on</i> the beach can be a highlight of a traveller’s life. Of course, we’re not talking about drunken spring-breakers in open-top Jeeps on some Florida hotel strip. Instead, we mean …

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

98 percent cure rate for prostate cancer using stereotactic body radiation therapy, research shows

A new study -- the first trial to publish five-year results from SBRT treatment for prostate cancer -- found a 98.6 percent cure rate with SBRT, a …

Car Manufacturers With The Most Vehicles Recalled

Buying a car requires a significant investment and demands the consideration of everything from technology to safety. Equally as important is a …

Ford Motor Company

2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 vs. 2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang

War of the Titans: The Old God and the Usurper Throw Down<p>If you’re a performance fan, it’s a great time to drive American. Cadillac builds some of the best sport sedans on the planet. Ford has brought us the Focus RS, a reborn GT, and the Raptor. The Viper ACR is among the most track-capable …

Watch an EcoBoost Ford F-150 Dominate a V8 Chevy Silverado - Ford

This week’s Ford Domination video features a newer Ford F-150 hooked bumper to bumper with a newer Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The F-150 is powered by …

Ford F-150

A Guide to Off-Roading For The Uninitiated

So you own a 4x4 but don't know how to really use it. We're here to help get you off-road the right way, without breaking your truck ... or yourself.<p>Today's trucks are amazing machines. They're built to comfortably handle highways, but are just as adept once your turn off the pavement and onto the …

Surprise! GM putting aluminum in next-gen pickups

Last month, General Motors launched a series of ads touting the benefits of steel over aluminum – specifically, with regard to the Chevy Silverado versus the Ford F-150. (Kind of. We're not sure what a grizzly bear has to do with anything.) We took issue with the ads, with editor in chief Mike …

America's Best Off-Road Trips

10 of the wildest and most scenic drives in the country to take entirely on dirt and gravel<p>Hitting the open road is a distinctly American pastime, and no season calls for it more than summer. But might we suggest a little twist on the idea? We call it the off-road trip, for the folks with …

Pitmasters Embrace New Barbecue Truth: Rested Meat Is Sublime

For years, barbecue hounds planned their visits to barbecue joints with the precision of a Special Forces operation.<p>Why? Because they knew there was a narrow window when the smoked meat would be at its juiciest, smokiest best. Once the window had closed, a platter of would-be sublimity typically …

BBQ

22 Best Scuba Diving Destinations in the World

Scuba diving is one of the most popular water adventure sports today. While diving can be done in lakes and rivers, most scuba diving enthusiasts …

Packers' Sam Shields thinks Dez Bryant caught the ball - CBSSports.com

Along with the Cowboys, Packers cornerback Sam Shields said he also believes wide receiver Dez Bryant made the catch during the fourth quarter of the …

Dez Bryant

Is General Motors buying awards for Mary Barra?

Records Of GM's Charitable Giving Are Being Sought<p>General Motors may be donating large sums of money to charities that subsequently bestow honors upon CEO Mary Barra in an effort to rehabilitate her image, a prominent nonprofit said Wednesday.<p>The awards amount to an "unseemly" way to buy positive …

These 5 Real Chip Flavors Are Seriously Strange

<i>This article was written by Leandre Low and was originally posted on AskMen (he also shot a pretty funny accompanying video -- you should check it out here).</i><p>Potato chips are delicious. The crispy little treat is popular for a reason. But what happens when science goes a little too far? The answer, …

Twenty Super Mario Bros. 3 Glitches You Might Not Know About

Over the years, folks have found a ton of glitches inside of <i>Super Mario Bros. 3</i>—so even if you've played it before, chances are good that there's …

The Physics of Injectables: Hypodermic Horsepower

Shooting up a little extra performance isn't just for cyclists and baseball players, you know.<p>Engines are designed to run on commonly available fuels, but as every street racer knows, injecting a little something extra can help performance. (Certain athletes seem to have picked up on this concept, …

Next Ford F-150 delayed for aluminum body panel issues?

The timetable for next-generation Ford F-150 may be in trouble if a report from <i>The Truth About Cars</i> is true. The next F-150 is slated to make extensive use of weight-saving aluminum in its body, but the aluminum alloy provided by suppliers hasn't met Ford's requirements in the earliest phases of …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

Knives

Last Call- And Now Here’s Something We Hope You’ll Really Like Edition

Just don’t tell Boris and Natasha.<p><i>Last Call indicates the end of Hooniverse’s broadcast day. It’s meant to be an open forum for anyone and anything.</i> …

How To Make Strawberry Margarita Jello Shots

INSIDE OF STRAWBERRIES. Inspired by Baker's Royale.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>24-30 large strawberries<p><b>Jell-O</b><p>1 box Strawberry Jell-O<p>1 cup tequila<p>3/4 cup cointreau<p><b>To finish</b><p>Sugar<p>1-2 limes<p><b>Special equipment</b><p>A melon baller or small measuring spoon with relatively sharp edges<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p><b>Berry prep</b><p>1. Balancing the …

The perfect boozy drink for a picnic: Honey Bourbon Lemonade. Yum! GET THE RECIPE: Honey Bourbon Lemonade - http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-honey-bourbon-lemonadenothing-beats-boozy-lemonade-for-a-picnic-10-minute-happy-hour-189887

Want to make easy soda at home? You need to try this spicy, not-too-sweet ginger ale that you can make right quick. It's truly fizzy, too! This recipe is from Emma's new book, True Brews, and it's all we want to drink this summer. GET THE RECIPE: Ginger Ale - http://www.thekitchn.com/soda-recipe-homemade-ginger-ale-cookbook-recipe-from-true-brews-189873