Shawn Howard

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Turning off your iPhone won't stop NSA bugs, but this will

Just because you turned off your phone doesn't mean the NSA isn't using it to spy on you.<p>Edward Snowden's latest revelation about the NSA's snooping …

Quick-witted driver avoids airborne barrel-rolling pickup

Dashcam videos can be divvied up into two categories - "I can't believe that just happened," and "You're lucky to be alive." The former is usually quite funny and entertaining, while the latter is usually kind of scary; involving a close call between our camera car and something quite …

1986 Toyota Corolla Levin GT Apex

This 1986 Toyota Corolla Levin GT Apex is a JDM right-hand-drive model that’s said to be very clean and largely stock apart from TRD springs and …

Sebastien Loeb crashes out of his final WRC event

Rally ace Sébastien Loeb had a rare off in the final World Rally Championship race of his career, as the wet tarmac at the Rally of France saw the French star deposit his Citroen DS3 WRC into the forest. Loeb, who won the WRC's Driver's Championship every year from 2004 to 2012, and co-driver …

Check out this R33 Nissan Skyline and its crazy heat-sensitive paint

We aren't really sure what to make of this. Here, we see an R33 Nissan Skyline GT-R, which aside from its forbidden fruit factor, isn't particularly special. This car, though, has a kind of heat-sensitive paint that has left us sitting, mouth agape, for the past ten minutes wondering how the heck …

Gran Turismo 6 headed to Bathurst 1000

"Anything you can do, I can do better." That seems to be what <i>Gran Turismo 6</i> developer Polyphony Digital is saying with its fifth concept movie, which stars Australia's legendary Mount Panorama Circuit, home of the Bathurst 1000. While arch-nemesis <i>Forza Motorsport 5</i> is sponsoring a car for the …

Hating this Quad Turbo Big Block Volvo 960 is Automotive WHARRGARBL

I kind of want to hate this car. It has all the trademarks of a loathesome redneck-sets-upon-import-with-cubic-inches project: bad flames, bad …

Richard Hammond helps terminally ill girl live pink Lamborghini dream

Emilia Palmer, an eight-year-old from Kimbolton, Herefordshire in England's West Midlands, suffers from a rare lung illness, requiring her to constantly be on oxygen. She made a request through Rays of Sunshine, which is like the Make-A-Wish Foundation, to get a ride in a pink Lamborghini, driven …

Watch a tether car hurtle to 205 mph

Even in today's world, where 200-mile-per-hour cars are somewhat common, actually hitting that speed is nearly impossible due to pesky things like traffic and, you know, the law. This difficulty in joining the 200-mph club is made more frustrating by this video, discovered by the blokes at <i>Top Gear</i> …

Pretty Much The Entire Human Race Bought The New Grand Theft Auto

In first day sales, it's bigger than any game, movie, or album ever released. (Ha ha, what? Books? Get out of here, nerd.)<p>Murder and car-jacking simulatorAcclaimed video game <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> was released on Tuesday, and every man, woman, child, and several species of lower fauna purchased …

Video games used to treat childhood bed-wetting

Games treating bed-wetting<p>Pediatric urologists in Austin, TX. are using video games to help children who frequently wet the bed or suffer from other urinary accidents, KVUE News reports.<p>In a treatment called bio-feedback therapy, children are given a series of exercises to do to strengthen their …

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …