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Apparently, Clarkson's considering quitting Top Gear

Unnamed source says the star might leave the BBC even if he's cleared of punch-throwing allegations.<p>Well, this was bound to happen: In the ever-hastening rumor machine swirling around alleged hangry punch-thrower Jeremy Clarkson, now someone claiming to be close to the loudmouthed host says he's …

Top Gear

20 Great Concept Cars That Became Reality

Decades ago, concept cars were strictly dream machinesvehicles built to showcase an automaker's new technology or vision for a far-flung future. But concept cars today are far more pragmatic. They're built as a test bed for new designs or to showcas<p>Decades ago, concept cars were strictly dream …

36 Years Of Console Prices, Adjusted For Inflation

If you thought the PS4 and Xbox One's launch prices were expensive, well, they kinda were! But not as expensive as the NES. Or Neo Geo. Or Saturn, Or …

Retrogaming

Microsoft: Halo 5: Guardians Release Date Rumors 'are False'

Many Halo games have seen launches in November.<p><b>Update:</b> Microsoft told IGN, "The recent rumors regarding the release date of 'Halo 5: Guardians' are …

Ebola screenings at JFK airport

Health screenings to help prevent the spread of Ebola began Saturday for some travelers to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport but an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that nothing can "get the risk to zero."<p>Four other airports will add the screenings …

Microsoft's RoomAlive turns your den into a video game level

Remember IllumiRoom? It's the Microsoft Research project that pairs an Xbox Kinect with a projector to extend your TV onto a wall, resulting in an immersive (and hallucinogenic) experience. Redmond has just revealed that IllumiRoom 2.0 is now called RoomAlive and is a huge leap over what it was …

The dirt on the secret, mid-engined C8 Corvette

After 61 years of evolution, the next-gen Corvette will be revolutionary.<p>GM's head of global product development, Mark Reuss, confirms that the company is working on the next Corvette. Our sources elaborate on this salient piece of information, telling us that, after 61 years of evolution, the C8 …

Sports Cars

iPhone 6 Bendgate Isn't Over. It's Missing A Scientific Test

I once watched Uri Geller bend a spoon.<p>It was 1999 and I was working as a waiter in a pizza restaurant. The self-proclaimed psychic invited himself into the staff area after a meal, then confidently declared that we would be amazed. He chose a teaspoon from next to the coffee machine and used his …

The clearest look yet at the 2016 Chevy Camaro

Spies nab the Alpha-based pony car with much less camo.<p>Last time we saw the 2016 Camaro, it was hiding under tarp-like camo. The tarp has come off, and what's underneath is angrier (and leaner) than the current car—a necessary and happy consequence of its move to the Alpha platform. A sleeker …

Sports Cars

How We'd Spec It: The Perfect 2015 Ford F-150 Pickup

A major event has heralded the imminent arrival of Ford’s groundbreaking, aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 pickup at dealerships: The truck’s online configurator is live. That means you can now go to Ford’s website and start mixing and matching cabs, bed lengths, engines, and drive configurations. Most …

2015 Ford Mustang GT Manual

It's more refined than ever, but is the new Mustang still a stallion?<p>With the new Ford Mustang finally sitting before us, a walkaround is the first order of business. Circling the newest pony, there’s no mistaking it for anything but a Mustang. The all-new 2015 model retains the right proportions, …

Sports Cars

2015 Subaru WRX vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI | Comparison Test

You have heard plenty over the years about Subaru’s rally-inspired WRX. And, owing to its longer life span, you have probably heard even more about Volkswagen’s genre-defining hot hatch, the GTI. It’s now in its seventh generation.<p>Goodness knows, you’ve also heard plenty from us about the southern …

A weekend with the Dodge Challenger Hellcat

A frantic mom told me to slow down. I was going 17 mph.<p>There are good weekends, and then there are <i>good weekends</i>. Rumbling out of the <i>R&T</i> office lot on Friday afternoon, I already knew mine would fall under the latter heading. In my left hand was a fat three-spoke steering wheel, in my right a …

Sports Cars

Thinking of buying a used police car? Here's how to do it

Back in college I was the house and risk manager for my fraternity. As you can imagine, this was a stressful job, as I was forced to monitor not only the <i>many</i> idiotic whims of my brothers, but the potential impact those ideas had on our frat house.<p>My least-fond memory of those hazy years involved a …

The Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 is like an elephantine ballerina

For a 9,000-lb SUV, it's almost graceful.<p>There are some things you should know about the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 before you watch it charge around Zandvoort like an angry, six-legged bull on roller skates. It weighs nearly 9000 lbs. Its three-axle setup is cribbed from the Austrian military's …

Automotive Design

The Long Road to Recovery: Jessi Lang on Surviving a Near-Fatal Car Crash - The J-Turn Ep. 18

31 Craziest Moments From the Cannes Film Festival

Sylvester Stallone, Justin Bieber, and Viggo Mortensen, oh my!<p>Last week, dozens of our most prized possessions (famous people) gathered in Cannes, France to publicly celebrate and privately get hammered at the Cannes International Film Festival. The festival, which continues until next Sunday, is …

Paul Walker’s Brothers to Stand In for Late Actor in F&F7

News broke last month that CGI and body doubles would be used to finish the late Paul Walker’s scenes in <i>Fast & Furious 7</i>, and now we know who the stand-ins will be: Walker’s own brothers, Caleb and Cody.<p>“We have resumed shooting and now welcome Paul’s brothers, Caleb and Cody, into our FAST …

Abu Dhabi

Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Recalls 'F---ed Up' 1989 Grammy Loss

"The record company had already made 10,000 onesheets to put in record stores that said 'Grammy Award Winner,'' he tells RS<p><i>Metallica's electrifying</i> …

Classic V12 Ferrari F1 Cars at Spa are better than coffee

Spa day.<p>Ferrari may be the most widely recognized team in F1. Thanks to the larger-than-life persona of Enzo Ferrari and the drivers he hired, the Ferrari Tifosi are among the most diehard fans of any sport. But when more than a handful of classic Ferrari F1 cars show up at the famed …

Enzo Ferrari

10 Discontinued Cars We're Going to Miss

Last week we looked at cars that deservedly got the ax in 2013. This week we'll be a lot kinder because we're looking at the models that are disappearing altogether or making way for generation 2014, but that we'd love to have in our garage.

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop in jewel tones …

Officials investigating if drag racing caused crash that killed ‘Fast & Furious’ star Paul Walker

Los Angeles officials are investigating if Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas may have been drag racing at the time of the car crash that claimed the life of the 40-year-old “Fast & Furious” star.<p>A rep from the Los Angeles Sheriff Department confirmed to FOX411 that investigators were looking …

Sony gets weird again with a PlayStation 4 homage to Daft Punk

After promoting the PlayStation 2 with duck-headed freaks and the PlayStation 3 with a terrifyingly anthropomorphic doll, you'd be forgiven for being disappointed by Sony's run-of-the-mill juxtaposition of Lou Reed's 'Perfect Day' for its PlayStation 4 ad. Luckily, there's still some life in Sony's …

'Ferrari Of Space' Crashing Back To Earth — Maybe Tomorrow

Sometime Sunday or early Monday, a 2,425-pound satellite that ran out of fuel last month and began falling from its already low orbit will plunge back to Earth.<p>The European Space Agency's Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) — so sleek that it was nicknamed "the Ferrari …