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Watch This Tank Carry a Beer Without Spilling a Drop

Leopard II is the world's deadliest waiter.<p>This remarkable video on YouTube demonstrates the power of good engineering in the most Germanic way possibly. In the video, a black beret-wearing member of the German Army's panzer corps pours a beer into a stein mounted on a tank's 120-millimeter gun …

A massive fleet of private jets is currently leaving the Super Bowl

It's a few hours after the Super Bowl has ended, and, for the neutrals at least, heartbeats should have mostly returned to their usual resting pace. That won't be the case for flight control staff at Phoenix Sky Harbor airport in Arizona, however — through the magic of FlightAware's real-time …

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New Adware Found In Google Play Apps With Millions Of Downloads

A new report from security firm Avast out this morning reveals the discovery of a new form of malware on the Google Play store, which begins to display advertisements disguised as warning messages to end users when they unlock their Android smartphones. What’s interesting about this malware – or …

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This is the VW Golf GTD wagon for our European friends

A sporty compression-ignition longroof is an easy sell across the pond.<p>If you're well and truly familiar with the GTD nameplate, you can probably imagine how this is going to go: Volkswagen has been bolting up better handling hardware to diesel models since 1982, but the new Golf GTD variant, to be …

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Small plane makes emergency landing on New Jersey highway

Reports say no damage and no injuries.<p>Folks on the road in West Milford, New Jersey got a strange surprise today when a pilot had to make an emergency landing on the shoulder of Route 23. The good news is, he nailed it.<p>North Jersey's <i>Record</i> reports that the only occupant of the plane was the pilot, …

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It's official: Washington D.C. is now Google's town

The tech giant surpassed AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast in lobbying money for 2014<p>Google joined the lobbying elite in 2012 with competitive spending on lobbyists, and just two years later it cleared an impressive new hurdle. According to official lobby disclosures for the last year, and today reported …

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Tesla destroys Dodge Challenger Hellcat at dragstrip

But you can bet on a rematch for this one.<p>This matchup was bound to happen.<p>In the near lane, you've got a 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, a 707-horse dream machine seemingly built as the vehicular embodiment of "AMERICA, F**K YEAH"—a retro-styled ICBM on wheels, one that Dodge says will do the …

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Watch the Epic New Trailer for the Dystopian Robot Film Chappie

We live in a world where robots learn by watching TV. But, so far at least, they haven't learned compassion—or how to operate automatic weapons—unlike the titular character of Neill Blomkamp's new movie, Chappie.<p>"What interests me is a machine that can think and feel," Chappie's designer Deon …

Watch Airplanes Land and Take Off in Beautiful Slow Motion

Airport ballet gets a dramatic score.<p>As any action movie lover knows, everything looks more epic in slow motion. Airplanes are no exception. This video captures take-offs, landings, even engine exhaust in 240 frames per second. And At about 2:10 you can see a Singapore Airlines plane de-iced, …

Here's the New Trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron

It's going to be dark.<p><b>Go ahead and add one more</b> <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> teaser to the pile. Marvel has released a brand new trailer for the latest installment of its hottest franchise, and just like the previous glimpses we've been given, this new, one-minute-and-forty-second look implies that <i>Age of</i> …

Watch a Plane Land Nearly Sideways in 60 Mph Winds

Pilots got the aircraft onto the runway with everyone on board unharmed.<p>A plane flying into Leeds Bradford Airport in the United Kingdom today nearly didn't make it, as incredibly strong winds blew the aircraft nearly sideways.<p>The aircraft survived 60 mph gusts by approaching the runway from a side …

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Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy A5 (Video)

We were hoping that Samsung would use the CES stage in Las Vegas to unveil something grand in mobile, be it a tablet or a new smartphone, but we were …

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Top Gear: Stunt School Review - Catching a little air in a Motor Home

If you have ever had the urge to see how far you can jump a Winnebago, the Windows Phone game Top Gear: Stunt School might spark your interest.<p>Top …

Watch a 747 Land With Busted Landing Gear

It was a short trip for this Virgin Atlantic flight.<p>A Virgin Atlantic flight from London to Las Vegas didn't get very far before the pilots noticed a big problem: one landing gear was stuck. In the video above, you can see the Boeing 747 make a bumpy but impressive landing back at London's Gatwick …

Samsung beats Apple in consumer satisfaction smartphone study

For years now, the press and consumers alike have been on Samsung’s case about plastic parts on its flagship phones. While things are changing dramatically these days, it seems that when push-comes-to-shove, the presence of plastic has little effect on consumer satisfaction, at least according to a …

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'World of Tanks Blitz' rolls its treads onto Android devices today

After first launching for iOS earlier this year, Wargaming.net has now made its World War II-themed game World of Tanks Blitz available for Android …

BMW Does 10 Donuts Around a MINI to Set the Guinness World Record

There's a Guinness world record for everything<p>Wanna get in the Guinness Book of World Records? All you've gotta do is beat these guys, who took a BMW M4 and blasted 10 donuts around a MINI in one minute. Oh, but the MINI was balancing on two wheels the entire time. Maybe this one isn't quite as …

GoPro Found Still Working After 17 Months at the Bottom of a River

A GoPro has seemingly proved its 'indestructible' credentials, with one of the action cameras having been found in a river after apparently being submerged for 17 months.<p>A GoPro has seemingly proved its 'indestructible' credentials, with one of the action cameras having been found in a river after …

Passengers Pushed a Stranded Siberian Plane in Sub-Zero Arctic Temperatures

Passengers aboard a Russian airliner in Igarka weren't letting a little ice stand in the way of getting home.<p>Passengers aboard a Russian airliner in Igarka weren't letting a little ice stand in the way of getting home. Some of the passengers, including oil workers hoping to return home on the …

Meet the First 3-D Printed Object Made in Space

ISS astronauts built a faceplate using a brand new 3D printer on the station.<p><i>International Space Station Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore holds up the first object made in space with additive manufacturing or 3-D printing. Wilmore installed the printer on Nov. 17, 2014, and helped crews on the</i> …

Watch a 100-Year-Old, 28.5-Liter Engine Scream to Life

A massive, hell-snorting 28.5-liter Fiat land-speed record car stirs after 100 years of hibernation.<p>What a lovely video. What a delicate and sentimental homage to an elder statesmen of the land speed wars. What a beautiful, pastoral day, perfect for rolling out a... <i>What uh.... What are they doing</i> …

Why Shrimp Cannons Are the Best New Way to Advertise LTE Speeds

Or, how to make insta-fried shrimp.<p>Japanese wireless company NTT Docomo wants you to know its new LTE network is fast.<p>How fast? Shrimp cannon fast.<p>Based on the concept, you might think this was a Geico ad directed by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi. Instead, it's a telecom company that shows us the step-by-step …

Stephen Hawking Wants To Be A Bond Villain

This might be his most brilliant idea yet.<p>Stephen Hawking is truly an extraordinary man, and not only because he's a genius theoretical physicist. Hawking is also one of the longest ALS survivors in history, and infamous for his ability to joke about his debilitating disease—and even think of ways …

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