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What we learned at the Ford Focus RS's U.S. debut

We got close to the 2017 Ford Focus RS at its first U.S. appearance, and spoke with Ford's RS insiders.<p>Ford chose a fantastic venue for the first U.S. appearance of the 2017 Focus RS: The Classic Car Club Manhattan, a fashionable SoHo warehouse packed with enough drool-worthy vintage iron and …

2017 Ford Focus RS live photos

We got an up-close look at a production-ready Ford Focus RS in its very first U.S. appearance.<p>We got an up-close look at a production-ready Ford Focus RS in its very first U.S. appearance.

Is Google working on a cure for cancer?

Google has filed a patent application, suggesting development of its anti-cancer technology is well under way<p>Google has filed a patent application with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for a wrist-worn device that could destroy cancer cells in the blood.<p>The patent application, …

Drink Like a Man

This winter, do yourself a favor: Learn to love scotch<p>Gentlemen, we live in the age of vodka. Yes, vodka: the spirit that aspires to be like water. No offense to vodka drinkers, but if you ordered booze that tasted like something, maybe you wouldn’t need to put cranberry juice in it. Meanwhile, the …

Things to Keep in the Car | The Art of Manliness

When I was growing up, I noticed that my dad kept his car well-stocked with supplies. A lot of the equipment was for his job busting poachers as a …

How to Make a Drinking Glass From a Bottle | The Art of Manliness

I’ve often admired the artwork on beer bottles, liquor bottles, even craft soda bottles. And I’ve often wondered how to capture some of this artwork …

Ingenious Beehive Extracts Honey On Tap Without Disturbing Bees

A new invention by father-and-son team Stuart and Cedar Anderson could drastically change the way we harvest honey from beehives. Created and tested by the Australia-based beekeeper duo over the last decade, the Flow Hive uses specially designed honeycomb frames and a spigot system to extract honey …

Beekeeping

'You Want to Have Sex WHERE?'

From a merry-go-round to a hospital room, here are 7 adventurous spots to get it on in 2015<p>Having sex in a bedroom is so 20th century, so.... well, something your parents would do. (Apologies for the mental image.) But it doesn't have to be that way. 2015 could be the year you bring some carnal …

Shabazz Palaces Share "Ham Sandwich"

Shabazz Palaces: "Ham Sandwich" (via SoundCloud)<p><i>Photo by Ebru Yildiz</i><p>Back in July, Shabazz Palaces dropped <i>Lese Majesty</i>, the follow up to 2011's <i>Black Up</i>. Several months after that release, the Seattle hip-hop group end 2014 with "Ham Sandwich", a new track they Tweeted today along with the message …

Articles about most popular homes 2014 prefab on Dwell.com - Dwell

It took a mere six months—three in the factory and three on-site—for this prefab to come to fruition on the shore of Sweden’s...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and …

Los Angeles

Animated DIY Card Cleverly Mimics Computer Loading Screen

Instructables contributor goldlego, also known as Calvin Nutter, produced a clever greeting card that mimics the aesthetics of an old computer loading screen. Better yet, it's animated, and as you pull the card from the envelope, the bars appear to “load.” Nutter created a detailed, step-by-step …

Aesthetics

Watch the car freaks come out at night in Tokyo

GoPro goes to Japan, comes back with JDM car culture in glorious 4K.<p>There are way more neon Lamborghinis strobing away with their scissor doors open in this video than there are RAUH-Welt Begriff Porsche 911s, but it's still gorgeous to watch it all unfold in 4K.<p>We wish the video spent more time …

Sleepers Unleashing Their Power in Fantasy Football

These first four weeks of football have been particularly hectic, and we have seen a shocking number of preseason sleepers emerge and compile impressive stats already for their lucky fantasy owners.<p>Value is the name of the game in fantasy football, and there are plenty of high-profile players who …

Chance the Rapper, Conan O'Brien, Steve Albini, Mavis Stapes, Michael Shannon, More Star in Nick Offerman-Directed Video for Tweedy's "Low Key"

Tweedy, the band that Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy formed with his son Spencer, have shared a new video for their <i>Sukierae</i> track "Low Key", which was directed by "Parks and Recreation" star Nick Offerman (aka Ron Swanson). (Previously, Tweedy appeared in a couple episodes of the show.) It was filmed …

Your walls are barren without this AMG Red Pig print

The car that started the Affalterbach legend.<p>The story of the Red Pig is one of those automotive legends that deserves its own feature film, for those unfamiliar with the story it goes something like this:<p><i>In 1969 a small local automotive tuning company in Germany called "AMG" got their hands on a</i> …

Kansas City

The chilling loophole that lets police stop, question and search you for no good reason

<b>(Kozorez Vladislav via Shutterstock)</b><p>Cops are increasingly using this legally murky tactic to scrutinize private citizens<p>Simon Davis-Cohen<p>September 23, 2014 11:45am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Checkpoints occupy a unique position in the American justice system. At these …

Cartoon mascots punish Russian driver in road rage incident

We've seen some truly harrowing videos from Russian dashcams, recently. However, none of them rise to the level of weirdness as this latest one. Apparently in Russia, just because you're dressed as a quartet of children's cartoon characters, doesn't make you immune from road rage.<br>The incident that …

Can a hopped-up Miata take on the Porsche Boxster?

As long as there have been used cars, there has been this question: are you better off buying a new vehicle, or picking up a used offering and making a few aftermarket modifications? While the answer is far from clear, <i>Auto Express</i> has put together a video that will attempt to well and truly put the …

Conceptual Car Designs by Khyzyl Saleem

Khyzyl Saleem is an illustrator and concept artist based in Manchester, UK. Conceptualism is an art of combining concepts obviously, but also make a …

Supersexy Alfa Romeo 6C to Share Platform with Supersexy Maserati Alfieri

It’s been almost a year and a half since we dropped a huge stack of knowledge on the Alfa Romeo 6C coupe, and little has changed since then. Plans still call for it to be sexy as hell (the rendering above shows an early styling direction), share underpinnings with a Maserati, and arrive in roughly …

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2015 BMW M4 Gets Initiated Into The M Division With Drift Video

The 2015 BMW M4 carries on a long tradition of fun-to-drive German sports coupes, even if it wears a slightly different badge. But does it really …

Ride along with Monster Tajima up Pikes Peak

His 2014 run wasn't enough to top the Mitsubishis, but it was still impressive.<p>This is Monster Tajima tackling the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hillclimb in his Monster Sport Erunner. Start the morning right by watching a master at work.<p>This run wasn't enough to set a record, or top the extremely …

One man, one canyon road, one garage-built Corolla

The unintentionally amazing style of a car built for a single purpose.<p>This is Mark Still's "No Style" Corolla. Yes, that's Matt Farah driving and reviewing it, but pay attention to the road. You see, Still loves that road and he wanted something fun to drive on it, but he didn't know much about …

Classic Cars

LeMons Seattle Day 1: Ill-Advised Superchargers, Barbie’s Corvette, and a Landcrab

The 24 Hours of LeMons Traveling Circus has returned to The Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, Washington, for the fourth annual Pacific Northworst 24 Hours of LeMons. Due to scheduling issues with the venue, we had to do the car inspections starting at oh-dark-thirty on Saturday morning and then …

40 Men's Slick & Shiny Hairstyle Ideas That Will Get Heads Turning

Sophisticated gents like Don Draper and Jay Gatsby have made the sleek, shiny, slicked-back look cool again and we’re loving it.<p>The current trend is …

11 Simple Inventions That Could Change The World

We have a tendency to lionize mankind's mind-bogglingly complex inventions. It's why we teach our children about the Alexander Graham Bells and Thomas Edisons of the world, and scour the Internet for every little iPhone rumor we can find.<p>But sometimes, it's the simple technologies that truly change …

BMW reimagines the USS John C. Stennis as an M4 playground

M4's new turbo six obviates the need for the steam catapult.<p>Never mind something as pedestrian as an actual racetrack <i>on land</i>. In its new promo video, BMW digitally turns the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) into an imaginary at-sea playground for the M4. Great for lurid drifts, not …

Comedians in Cars Getting Cocaine with Joel McHale and Tony Hale

We have to hand it to Jerry Seinfeld for making a go of his web series <i>Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee</i>. The king of observational humor manages to get some of the biggest names in comedy into some seriously cool cars (and some rather curious ones). But what if they weren't getting coffee? What if …