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Ford Mustang Rocket | By Galpin Auto Sports

Renown auto customizer Galpin Auto Sports have teamed up with automobile designer and founder of Fisker Automotive Henrik Fisker, for the ultimate …

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Chevy Corvette Stingray gets 8-speed auto for 2015

Christmas has come a year early - and by "Christmas" we mean availability of the eight-speed automatic transmission in the 2015 Corvette Stingray; it was was suspected that the General Motors 8L90 gearbox first announced for the Corvette Z06 might not make it into the standard C7 until 2016. The …

2015 Corvette Stingray gets eight-speed automatic option

Modified version on Z06 eight-speed to replace six-speed auto 'box in 2015.<p>Chevrolet has announced that, beginning in 2015, the Corvette Stingray will be available with an eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission. GM says this will increase the Stingray's fuel economy up to 5 percent over …

Does Money Make You Mean?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Money Paradox.<p><b>About Paul Piff's TEDTalk</b><p>Social psychologist Paul Piff describes how wealth changes behavior and how almost anyone's behavior can change when they're made to feel rich.<p><b>About Paul Piff</b><p>Paul Piff is a social psychologist at the University of …

New atomic clock won’t gain or lose a second in 300 million years

The NIST has launched a new hyper-accurate atomic clock for the U.S. time standard called NIST-F2. The clock uses a ‘fountain’ of cesium atoms to …

Higgs Boson May Be Composed Of Tiny 'Techni-Quark' Particles, Physicists Say

<i>Updated April 4 at 10:51 a.m. ET.</i><p>The Higgs boson — a particle thought to explain how other particles get their mass — is tiny, but it may not be the tiniest particle yet. Theories have long predicted the existence of even smaller particles that might make up the Higgs, and recent research suggests …

Tiny Lens Attachment Turns Smartphones Into Microscopes

We’ve seen mobile phone lens attachments and hacks that help you to take macro photos with your smartphone, but never before have we seen one that …

Albert Einstein's famous equation E=mc2 for the first time connected the mass of an object with its energy and heralded a new world of physics<p>This is the most famous equation in the history of equations. It has been printed on countless T-shirts and posters, starred in films and, even if you've …

The forgotten Irish soldiers who fought for Britain in the first world war

This is the story of my great-grandfather, of Ireland, and of the importance of remembering. Sylvester James Cummins was a carpenter, like his father. He was born in 1886 in the small market town of Bagenalstown in the beautiful Barrow Valley in County Carlow, an hour south of Dublin. The town is …

Giant Robot Crab Walks, Is Probably Coming Right For You

Next stop: ocean floor.<p>The Crabster CR200 is a 1,400-pound behemoth of a 'bot soon being sent to the ocean floor—for both scientific and commercial use. Up until now, we've mostly seen it in action through still photos and animations, but here it is, menacingly lumbering into video.<p>The machine you …

Elephant Trunk Robot Learns Like A Child

You know, like a child with mechanical tentacles.<p>Four years ago, German engineering firm Festo came up with a concept for a robotic arm. Somewhere between an iron snake, a mechanical claw, and a sci-fi tentacle, the Bionic Handling Assistant is functionally most similar to an elephant's trunk.<p>But …

Big Pic: Lightning As Seen From The International Space Station

Nature's work vies with humans' city lights.<p>Zeus's work looks pretty impressive from this viewpoint, doesn't it? But humankind's city lights look just as fiery.<p>An International Space Station Expedition 38 crewmember took this photo of lightning over the Middle East in December 2013. Besides taking …

Is the Chevy Camaro Z/28 a Godzilla Slayer at the track?

Godzilla. It's a name that strikes fear in the minds and hearts of giant monsters (Mothra!) worldwide, not to mention a number of automobile manufacturers that produce high-performance coupes... including Chevrolet. The Bowtie-cladded company has one rather obvious model that lines up squarely in …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28: The Trans-Am Racer Returns! - Ignition Ep. 105

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 First Drive [w/video]

Making The Top Of The Racing Podium Its Primary Objective<p>In the chart of automotive performance, a thick horizontal line separates track-capable sports cars from genuine racecars. Nearly every major automaker offers a sports car talented enough to circle a racing circuit with some level of …

One Track Pony: Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

What happens when Chevy engineers pour everything they've got into a racing beast to beat Ford? A snarling, $75,000 Camaro happens.<p><i>(Photo by Ian Allen)</i><p><b>"I want to win. Beat anything Mustang</b> comes up with, at all costs." That was the goal that General Motors' product chief Mark Reuss set in 2011 for …

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Just a few hundred 2014 Camaro Z/28s will be made

With tiny production numbers, 2014 Z/28s will be instant collectors' items.<p>You probably already know what makes the Z/28 Camaro special: so much grip that it literally spins the tires off the wheels; Lamborghini-fast around the Nurburgring, a 7.0-liter; a 505-hp weapon built with one mission: to …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 vs 2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition! - Head 2 Head Ep. 52

Each Porsche Sold Earns Average of $23K Profit

You want that crest painted? It’ll cost you extra.<p>There were times when the relationship between Volkswagen and Porsche could have been better. Yes, their histories were intertwined from the beginning when Ferdinand Porsche constructed the original Volkswagen. But the cooperation turned sour a …

The 2014 Chevrolet SS is a four-door Corvette

The rear-drive, moonlights-as-a-cop-car, zombie-Pontiac rock star.<p>The new Chevy SS is sharp, tactile, a joy to abuse, and the most rewarding Chevy sedan we've ever driven. It's also a bit of an oddball, a performance cardoing its best not to look like one.<p>We've been waiting for the SS ever since GM …

Barrett-Jackson 2014: 1970 Plymouth Hemi Superbird passes half a million dollars

The Plymouth Superbird is one of those classic American cars from the muscle car era that has captured the imagination of all sorts of automotive enthusiasts long after its presence on roads and race tracks wore away. It's easy to see why. Where else but in the Swingin' Sixties and Seventies would …

GM 8-Speed In Corvette Z06 Shifts Faster Than Porsche PDK; Here's How

With the new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 that was introduced this past week at the Detroit Auto Show, GM raises the threat level to the bragging …