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This R2-D2 toy is so detailed that you can use it in the new Star Wars

The detail on this 1:6 scale R2-D2 is incredible for a toy, especially since it's a static figurine. Everything opens and lights up in this R2-D2. …

Watch a full lap of the Isle of Man TT with Michael Dunlop on board

The Isle of Man TT is one of the world's last great races held public roads that hasn't been sanitized in any way. Motorcycles barrel through quaint villages at max speed in a way that is hardly believable in today's much safer world of racing. And this isn't just through a few miles downtown – a …

Why Daylight Saving Time Is Pointless

Ugh. You’re up an hour early, your body hates you for it, and even a gallon of coffee can’t get your day on track. Daylight saving sucks. But you …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

These Spas Will Make You Wanna...

...book a couple's massage! Although not all of us can afford to run off to Europe and splurge on an all-day couple's spa treatment, these heavenly hotels will sure get you in the mood. Hotel search trivago has put together a collection of 10 stunning properties that house even more impressive …

Swimming Pools

The ten best jumps from 2014 Rally Sweden

Catching air. Lots of it.<p>You know a video depicting airborne cars is good when you feel imagined weightlessness while sitting in a chair. If you've eaten in the past fifteen minutes, you might want to wait another fifteen before taking this video in.<p>It was shot at Rally Sweden, the second round in …

Karma Wifi Hotspot review: Feel good about sharing your connection

High per-gigabyte pricing and weak coverage hurt an otherwise interesting model for mobile data.<p>Whether it's to get our Wifi-only tablets online, …

The Best of the Best Places to Visit in 2014 (Photos)

To help with 2014 vacation planning, the Andrew Harper team has rounded up the best of the best bars, restaurants, spas, adventures, and more from …

Pearson airport delays: Passengers tell their stories

Passengers waited hours to deplane, then hours more for their luggage<p>There were plenty of stories about major travel hassles related to today's …

YouTube Reveals Its Top 10 Videos of 2013

There are more than 6 billion hours of videos watched on YouTube each month so it’s certainly a barometer of what may be viral or popular in the mainstream. With that, the Google-owned video site is once again releasing its annual list of the top videos and channels of 2013.<p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, …

USB PD standard to usher in new era of charging

One of the purposes of standards, at least the good ones, is to codify existing practices, instead of turning a blind eye to what everyone else is …

Samsung Galaxy Round TV ad has you caressing round objects

Companies sometimes put out new products that are so unconventional or new that the object itself sometimes makes no sense without the help of some …

Getting Started with BBM on Android and iPhone

Do you own an Android or iPhone smartphone? If so, you can download BBM and connect with friends and family around the world for free! To help you …

Magnum releases new teaser vid, pic of MK5

Magnum, the Canadian manufacturer of the as-yet unrevealed MK5, has released a video of its new car and, well, it's a strip tease. The vid is a followup to a teaser we published last week, and is part of Magnum's promotions for the car's October 30 reveal, which of course, will be covered here.<p>As …

Ken Block's Gymkhana parodied by Ken Box and his Crazy Cart

Do we all remember the Razor Crazy Cart? If you don't, click here, and be prepared to wonder why we didn't have toys this cool as children. For those that didn't watch the first clip, the Crazy Cart has a wheel on a castor at each corner, and an electrically powered wheel in the middle that can …

Robots at Work and Play

Advancements in robotics are continually taking place in the fields of space exploration, health care, public safety, entertainment, defense, and more. These machines -- some fully autonomous, some requiring human input -- extend our grasp, enhance our capabilities, and travel as our surrogates to …

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 …